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There are some things to consider for investors during market periods that are especially turbulent.
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Few people of color in the financial services industry, studies find

You won’t find many people of color in the worlds of asset management and financial planning, according to data from the Knight Foundation.
There's only a small percentage of people of color doing asset management and financial planning, according to data.
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Flight attendant union chief on what the pandemic means for the larger labor movement

Flight attendants have become frontline workers themselves, facing many obstacles at the nexus of the pandemic and travel.
Association of Flight Attendants-CWA International President Sara Nelson testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committe in the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on Dec. 15, 2021 in Washington, DC. The air transportation executives testified about the current state of the U.S. airline industry during the oversight hearing.
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What we get wrong about the energy grid

Dec 28, 2021
We should focus on changing demand for electric power when planning for the future.
During a period of extreme cold in February, people took shelter at a store in Houston that was transformed into a warming station. The drop in temperature caused a widespread and prolonged power outage.
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SEC's Gary Gensler wants to tighten rules around insider trading, stock buybacks and more

The Security and Exchange Commission's proposals could attract pushback from corporate America.
Gensler's new proposals could attract pushback from corporate America.
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Negotiating during the Great Resignation

While openings are more abundant lately, consultant Amii Barnard-Bahn argues for improving the terms of your job rather than leaving it.
"If you're known and respected and have relationships, credibility and organizational trust, you're in a really good leverage position," says leadership consultant Amii Barnard-Bahn.
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Revisiting location-based pay in this era of remote work

Companies are choosing to reduce the pay of remote workers who head to areas with a lower cost of living.
More companies are cutting down the pay of remote workers who choose to live in areas with a lower cost of living.
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Pandora Papers offer expansive look at how the wealthy hide money

Among the revelations: People are moving money and assets to within the U.S., in states like South Dakota and Alaska.
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How some entrepreneurs weathered the pandemic

Businesses have had to adapt to being fully online, and that has opened of a variety of opportunities.
Pivoting to online during the pandemic has opened up different paths for businesses to flourish.
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A new program aims to help small businesses recover

David Brancaccio speaks with Efrem Fesaha and Jasmine Star about the new BackTo.Biz program funded by Howard Schultz.
Small businesses have been required to pivot during the pandemic in order to survive. The BackTo.Biz program helps small business owners do just that.
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