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Marketing to men with razors

Apr 18, 2014
Gillette is said to be close to unveiling a new razor with a blade that rotates on a ball hinge, the latest innovation in the high-end battle for the dollars men spend on grooming.
Posted In: razors, shaving, marketing
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Peak beard theory

Apr 18, 2014
Bearded men are about to have a close shave with the fashion police.
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The resurgence of dot-com investment

Apr 18, 2014
Web ventures are getting the most investment money
Posted In: venture capital
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PODCAST: Obamacare's youth movement

Apr 18, 2014
Japan and the U.S. are having beef over the price of meat. And, the fight between TV broadcasters and Aereo goes to the Supreme Court.
Posted In: Aereo, Affordable Care Act, meat, Japan
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A 'threat' to broadcast TV heads to D.C.

Apr 18, 2014
The case hinges on what constitutes a public broadcast versus a private one.
Posted In: fcc, Aereo
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Home Depot turns to the Internet for growth

Apr 18, 2014
Home Depot as an online retailer.
Posted In: Home Depot, online
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In fast food burgers, geography is key

Apr 17, 2014
We're Number 4!!! Sonic is the 4th largest burger chain in the U.S. by sales, but concentrated in a few regions.
Posted In: sonic, burgers, fast food
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'Consent is a fiction' in consumer contracts

Apr 17, 2014
Terms of service that say by being a Netflix member, you agree you can't sue the company.
Posted In: terms of service, arbitration, class action lawsuits
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The market's great expectations

Apr 17, 2014
Fine tuning market expectations is important for public companies.
Posted In: Wall Street, guidance, analysts
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Malls are dead, long live the mall

Apr 17, 2014
Rick Caruso of The Grove says shopping centers are in the entertainment business.
Posted In: shopping mall, commercial real estate, Retail

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Got a topic for our next Whiteboard video? Submit your ideas!

Aug 28, 2012
Help us break down complex financial topics into easy-to-understand analogies. Post a comment suggesting the topic of our next Whiteboard video and you could win a signed copy of Paddy Hirsch's new book "Man vs. Markets"
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No more working at home for Hewlett-Packard employees?

Oct 9, 2013
First Yahoo. Now Hewlett-Packard is telling telecommuters to come back into the office.
Posted In: Yahoo, Hp, Hewlett-Packard, telecommuting, working from home, innovation, collaboration
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A conference room by any other name...

May 8, 2013
The naming of the conference room can be a very important thing. And now, you can name Marketplace's two main meeting rooms.
Posted In: conference rooms, workplace culture
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Who should pay for public radio?

Apr 17, 2012
How do you think public media should be funded? Commentator Tucker Carlson says cut federal funding and let the listeners pitch in.
Posted In: public media, funding, public funding
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Are you ready to buy hiking boots on Twitter?

Aug 28, 2013
Twitter is tapping former Ticketmaster CEO Nathan Hubbard as its first Head of Commerce. The social network wants to generate more revenue from online retail, but the details have yet to be worked out.
Posted In: Twitter, technology
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Ending 19 years of Week on Wall Street

Aug 29, 2008
In his final appearance on our regular Friday segment, stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson reflects with host Kai Ryssdal on his 19 years of watching the markets.
Posted In: Wall Street
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Auto union drove GM to trouble

Mar 30, 2009
The Obama administration's force out of GM CEO Rick Wagoner is supposed to help the automaker survive. But commentator Kevin Hassett says for the automaker to thrive, Wagoner's not the only one who should go.
Posted In: Auto
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New office crisis: Boomers won't leave!

Mar 24, 2009
Many baby boomers who were planning to retire soon will have to hold off, due to the plummeting values of their retirement funds. Commentator Dan Drezner says this may make things worse for Generation X in the office.
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No representation without taxation

Mar 13, 2009
The earned-income tax credit is designed to give a break to low-income workers. But commentator Amity Shlaes says these days the poor may be paying too few taxes and the rich may have too big of a burden, which is not helping economic recovery.
Posted In: Taxes
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Volkswagen releases the Bulli van concept vehicle

Mar 1, 2011
The 81st Gevena International Motor Show kicks off this week, and motorheads are already buzzing about big news from Volkswagen. The New York Tim...
Posted In: Auto, Bulli, bus, Volkswagen

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The loaded meaning behind 'What do you do?'

Apr 9, 2014
The Atlantic's Deb Fallows talks regional differences in how we say hello.
Posted In: hello, greetings, Kansas, linguistics
Nespresso coffee pods
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Single-serve coffeemaker market heats up

Apr 9, 2014
Keurig is king in the U.S. but Nestle Nespresso wants a bigger piece.
Posted In: coffee, nespresso, Keurig
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What happens when you shout "buy!"

Mar 31, 2014
Michael Lewis' book, "Flash Boys," reveals a great deal, including people's confusion about the stock market
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'Lexus lanes' and the price of saving time

Mar 4, 2014
Express lane tolling systems were designed to keep lanes free by jacking up prices during peak periods. But it turns out rush-hour drivers aren't discouraged by sky-high tolls.
Posted In: Transportation, toll lanes, express lanes, freeway, cars
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Forced labor, prostitution continues at U.S.-Mexico border

Feb 24, 2014
People, mostly women, are sold and forced into labor or sex.
Posted In: labor, forced, prostitution, border, San Diego, california
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LGBT senior citizens find welcoming home in Philadelphia

Feb 18, 2014
New housing projects are tailored to gay, lesbian and transgender senior citizens.
Posted In: LGBT, senior citizen, senior citizens, Housing, Retirement
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A graphical history of cable consolidation

Feb 13, 2014
Tracking the history of the cable industry.
Posted In: cable, Comcast, Time Warner
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Scrutiny meets Comcast bid for Time Warner Cable

Feb 13, 2014
A merger would put Comcast in a stronger position with content providers.
Posted In: Comcast, Time Warner Cable, television, Internet, technology, Netflx
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More students are taking AP exams, which don’t come cheap

Feb 11, 2014
The percentage of high school graduates who have taken AP tests have doubled.
Posted In: AP tests, college board, college admissions, high school
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Could workers in a Southern state join an auto union?

Feb 11, 2014
Autoworkers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee vote on whether to have union representation.
Posted In: United Auto Workers, tennessee, Volkswagen

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