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Oil Crashing in the Same Car?

J. L. Morin | Posted 09.16.2014 | Business
J. L. Morin

Most media attribute oil price slumps to oversupply from US fracking, omitting the fact that governments are discussing whether oil companies will be allowed to extract all the fossil fuel they've already priced into their stocks.

Rent Prices Inch Up in Second Quarter Nationwide

Courtney Craig | Posted 09.08.2014 | HuffPost Home
Courtney Craig

This post originally appeared on the Apartment Guide Blog on July 9, 2014. The median entry-level rent prices for the nation went up by 1.44 percen...

What Motivates Customers to Focus on Price

Ian Altman | Posted 08.11.2014 | Business
Ian Altman

The most common opponent to which business sellers lose deals is status quo. Getting a seller to consider alternatives requires research, strategy, and hard work. In contrast, selling on price is easy.

Will 'Transparent' Airfares Hurt Travelers?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 06.27.2014 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Remarkably, the proposed legislation enjoys bipartisan support, even from Democrats with distinguished records of supporting consumer rights. Critics have watched in amazement as this deceptively named bill has taxied toward the runway, apparently unstoppable.

Innovation: How to Price it, Deliver it, and Transform Business

Ian Altman | Posted 04.12.2014 | Business
Ian Altman

I recently discovered an innovative new product that demonstrates brilliant pricing and marketing. I just had to share it with you and how to apply such innovative success to your business.

What It Means When A Client Says 'Your Price Is Too High'

Ian Altman | Posted 03.17.2014 | Business
Ian Altman

Demonstrate that you are always looking out for the client's best interest. Make it clear that finding the right fit is more important that making the sale. If you do these things right, you just might become the vendor they all are hoping will win.

Is Your Client Rooting for You to Fail?

Ian Altman | Posted 11.30.2013 | Business
Ian Altman

Do you smile and personally engage with your customers? Do you take interest in their personal lives? Do you make an effort to engage? If not, they might be rooting for you to fail.

Love and Logic Equals Great Marketing

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 11.19.2013 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

The greatest marketers of all are those who love marketing, use logic to track and read results and who understand the value of testing and live it everyday.

Selling on Price Is for Wimps

Ian Altman | Posted 11.18.2013 | Business
Ian Altman

Let's say you convince your prospect that they should switch from their existing vendor to you because you can offer them a lower price. Congratulations. However, did it ever occur to you that they'll leave you for another vendor for the same reason?

Do Cruise Lines Lie About Tipping?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 10.17.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

If you thought tipping was out of control in the United States, try heading out to sea. That's where Jane Greene discovered the tipping economy isn't just alive and well, it apparently sustains the crew of major cruise ships.

The Crude Oil Guessing Game: What's Really Driving Gasoline Prices Up?

Drew Hendricks | Posted 06.11.2013 | Green
Drew Hendricks

Many cite the U.S. economy and the decreasing value of the dollar as being reasons for the recent rise in gas prices. While this can influence the amount charged for gas in the long-term, this factor does little to explain the constant peaks and troughs.

When Airfares Are Too Good To Be True

Christopher Elliott | Posted 04.06.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

"If that isn't stealing," she said, "then I don't know what is."

Bullishness, Bearishness & Other Delusions

James Berman | Posted 02.16.2013 | Money
James Berman

Not every cheap stock is a buy. Some are too risky to take a gander at; others are too difficult to value. Finally, not every cheap stock is a good business. As Buffett always says, the idea is to buy a good business at a decent price, not a mediocre business at a very cheap price.

The Scientific Key To Negotiating Like An Expert

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 01.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

The different ways of looking at the same goal (e.g., to pay the lowest price, to get the biggest raise) have profound effects on the way we approach negotiation.

Bang For Your Buck Coffee Orders

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 08.27.2011 | College
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

I selected a range of options, and compared and contrasted each café based on the quality, price, range and customizability. It is then up to you to decide which criteria you value most. Ready? Go.

iPad Killer: Truly, Really, I mean It

Jim Louderback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Louderback

CES 2011: I'm the first to admit that I fall victim to shiny objects at trade shows, and I regularly call every new tablet an iPad Killer. But now, really, I've found it.

The Price Of Everything

Eduardo Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Eduardo Porter

At every crossroads, prices nudge us to take one course of action or another. In a way, this is obvious: every decision amounts to a choice among options to which we assign different values.

Schumer: Success In Iraq A "50/50" Proposal (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Sunday's twin bombings in Iraq were the first topic of discussion on NBC's Meet The Press Sunday morning. The attacks killed at least 147 and wounded ...

House Cuts Health Bill Price To $871 Billion: AP Source

AP | ERICA WERNER and DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Democrats are aiming to scale back the cost of their health care bill to well below President Barack Obama's preferred price ...