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World Trade Talks on Ambitious Liberalization Push Resume in Geneva

Louis Belanger | Posted 08.21.2014 | Business
Louis Belanger

On Monday morning in Geneva, a week-long round of secret negotiations will resume on a treaty which ordinary citizens worldwide probably never heard o...

Finding Business Wisdom in a Box of Matzah

Alan Gregerman | Posted 06.16.2014 | Business
Alan Gregerman

Even if the heart of your 'offerings' is all about authenticity or a certain biblical requirement. The most enduring businesses, offerings and people are the ones that consistently figure this out.

Who's Running The Retail Industry? It's You

Jill Puleri | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Jill Puleri

As consumers, you've been enjoying a lot of power lately. Thanks to digital tools and an abundance of information, you can generally ask for and receive much more individualized service from your favorite service provider -- whether it be an insurance company, car dealer, a retailer or a bank. But this may only be the beginning.

These Terms and Conditions Shouldn't Apply to Anyone

Mark Weinstein | Posted 10.14.2013 | Entertainment
Mark Weinstein

Similar to Vine, they can rent or sell your information as they see fit, as long as it adheres to its Privacy Policy, which as a living document, it can change at any time without notifying you. Did you follow that?

Business Demand for Cloud-based Solutions Continues to Grow

Reno Charlton | Posted 08.20.2013 | Business
Reno Charlton

There is no doubt that over the past few years technology has come a long way, revolutionising life for both individuals and businesses. In an increas...

China: The Morphing Dragon

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 07.22.2013 | World
Otaviano Canuto

The Chinese economy has changed dramatically over the last three decades. This extraordinary pace of transformation is poised to continue over the next two decades.

Trade: The World Is Not Flat Yet

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 05.25.2013 | World
Otaviano Canuto

It's true that innovations like containerized shipping have reduced transportation costs for physical goods, but trade remains hampered by remaining costly-to-cross hills and canyons.

A World Where You Own Nothing: Welcome to the Usership Economy

Joseph F. Coughlin | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business
Joseph F. Coughlin

Want entertainment? Instead of reaching for your CDs or even your hard drive -- you rent the musical experience from the cloud from any number of providers: Spotify, Pandora and others with varying business models, but all you require for any of them is a credit card and password.

Why Making Your Business 'Baby Boomer-Friendly' Is a No-Brainer!

Alexis Abramson, Ph.D. | Posted 04.21.2013 | Fifty
Alexis Abramson, Ph.D.

The 50+ population is still a swiftly developing consumer market, and it's hitting an all-time high in terms of global aging. While catering to baby boomers may not necessarily fit into every business's products and services, they're a demographic that deserves closer attention.

Revolutionary Services

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 01.07.2013 | World
Otaviano Canuto

If services are getting bigger as a share of GDPs and jobs, productivity increases in the former are fundamental for income growth and development.

Tax Dodgers Beware: IRS Forms Elite 'SWAT Team'

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2012 | Business

* Tax evasion by 'transfer pricing' a top target for agency * Talent coming in from Big Four audit, law, consulting firms ...

Give Me Back My Money, I'll Make Something Happen

Bob Banov and Roger Ohlsen | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics
Bob Banov and Roger Ohlsen

You can argue tax policy until you're blue in the face, as well as income inequality. But the first steps in the development of a government besides finding an even-handed way it can govern fairly, is to govern itself without greed, corruption and selfishness.

Small Businesses Key to Recovery: Walsh

Reporters Uncensored | Posted 02.17.2012 | New York
Reporters Uncensored

By Maura Kelly Mayor Bloomberg has stated many times that small businesses are the chief engine of growth in New York City. However convincing entrep...

An Unemployment Tsunami Heading for the Nonprofit Sector

Aaron Hurst | Posted 02.04.2012 | Impact
Aaron Hurst

Edmund Phelps, a Nobel-prize winning economist believes the "natural rate" of unemployment in the medium term is likely to be around 7.5 percent and ...

Unsung Hero, Sally Dunn, M.S., LMFT

Christine Schanes | Posted 12.11.2011 | Impact
Christine Schanes

Sally's colleagues recognize her ongoing efforts to help people in need. Homeless people trust and know that Sally will do her best to help them. In the words of her client Susan, "Sally has helped me perform miracles. She's an angel!"

10 Companies With The Best Reputations In America

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 07.25.2011 | Business

It's difficult for a corporation in today's world to survive under the microscope. But in fact, while some don't, a recent survey released by marke...

Entrepreneurs Can Thrive on Services or Products

Marty Zwilling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marty Zwilling

You don't need to invent an innovative product to be a real entrepreneur. Self-employed services specialists are just as important, and are a growing ...

10 Products And Commodities That Have Hit All-Time Highs

24/7 Wall Street | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Possibly the most critical debate at the moment in the global economy is whether central banks should fight inflation or deflation. On its face, infla...

A Candid Conversation With Outsell's David Curle

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

From what I gathered during our interview, the law firm industry is making a fundamental shift. They are modernizing the shop, using social media to engage communities and demonstrate their legal expertise.

Bloomberg Shuttering Lifesaving Senior Centers

Stacy Torres | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Stacy Torres

Under Bloomberg's grim plan to close at least 50 senior centers by July 1, thousands of seniors will not have a place to eat Thanksgiving this year.

Census 2010: Universities, Colleges Push To Get Students Counted

AP | CHRIS WILLIAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

ST. PAUL, Minn. — It was 5 p.m. in the lobby of the library of Metropolitan State University, and Clara Ware was sitting behind a table covered ...