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The Annoying Truth That Will Grow Your Business

Ian Altman | Posted 08.04.2014 | Business
Ian Altman

I was speaking to a group of Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) and Managing Directors (MDs) of various companies in the United Kingdom recently. We we...

With Small-Biz Sales Slowing, Are Margins Far Behind?

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 12.28.2013 | Small Business
Mary Ellen Biery

Some of the smallest U.S. businesses are seeing sales trends turn from positive to negative, according to data on privately held companies from Sagew...

About Turnout and Margins: Against the Conventional Wisdom

Curtis Gans | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics
Curtis Gans

Throughout the summer and through the major party conventions, the prevailing view was that the 2012 presidential election would be a high-turnout, extremely close contest. There is increasing reason to question these assumptions.

Morgan Stanley Downgrades Google Due To Aggressive Expansion

Posted 09.07.2011 | Business

Morgan Stanley downgraded Google Inc a notch to "equal-weight," saying the search giant's margins will shrink as it undertakes aggressive hiring a...

How Google is Looking to Cut Apple's Margin and How the Sell Side of Wall Street Will Enable It

Reggie Middleton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Reggie Middleton

Apple is very similar to gold in its elicitation of passion and emotional responses from both those that own it and those that invest in it.

So... Are You Going to Write in That New Book?

Steve Leveen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steve Leveen

I hope your every holiday wish came true as far as the books you wanted. Are you going to write in them?

The Great Conversation Interrupted. Kindle, Annotated.

Gerald Sindell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Gerald Sindell

When we buy a copy of a book, we own that copy. When we purchase, for almost as many dollars, a Kindle or other electronic version of a book, we have not really bought a copy of the book.

Proposal For 2012 Primaries

Will Bower | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Bower

The primary calendar we need most is one that is built on an orderly and rational plan, and not on an arbitrary, publicity-driven, system of one-upsmanship.

Buffett's Wrong: Stay Out of Stocks

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

Far be it from me to contradict one of the world's greatest stock sages and business analysts. But I will.