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Wall Street tries its hand at stand-up comedy

Nov 19, 2013
When Wall Street tries to get some laughs.
Posted In: comedy, business, Wall Street

Alibaba goes after U.S. IPO after ditching Hong Kong option

Sep 25, 2013
Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba is reportedly pulling out of a Hong Kong initial public offering, and plans to go public in the U.S. instead.
Posted In: Economy, business, alibaba, Lu Zhaoxi, Jack Ma, IPO, hong kong

Will China's new 'free trade zone' live up to the hype?

Sep 24, 2013
This week, the Chinese government will open the country's first 'free trade zone' in Shanghai.
Posted In: China, free trade zone, FTZ, Shanghai, business, commerce, global trade, foreign business, RMB

New York cracks down on false reviews

Sep 23, 2013
New York's Attorney General has slapped 19 companies with fines for writing fake online reviews.
Posted In: Yelp, online reviews, business, ratings, New York, reviews, fake reviews

Faux fur: The only fur in West Hollywood

Sep 23, 2013
West Hollywood instituted a first-in-the-nation ban on fur sales. Are stores unhappy?
Posted In: fur sales, fur coat, business, animal rights, protest, West Hollywood

Why the media -- and people -- love lists

Sep 18, 2013
The Forbes 400 is out. Media organizations spend a lot of time and money on building and promoting lists because they're easy to promote and can help sell a lot of ads.
Posted In: lists, Economy, business, media, Forbes

The Fed releases a new status report today

Sep 4, 2013
The report will show the status of all its districts.
Posted In: Economy, business, Federal Reserve

Microsoft bought Nokia, but how is the real economy?

Sep 3, 2013
A look at how factory numbers are affecting our domestic economy this week.
Posted In: Economy, business, factory

American companies keep eye on Egypt

Jul 4, 2013
U.S. companies hope leadership change leads to more stable business climate.
Posted In: Egypt, business

Business school students learn leadership from Battle of Gettysburg

Jul 4, 2013
This year is the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Aside from its historical importance, turns out there are enduring business leadership lessons to be learned.
Posted In: Civil War, business, business school, leadership

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