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As one financial center grows, another shrinks?

Aug 17, 2012
A new report out from Bloomberg this morning shows that hiring in the London financial services industry is down, while at the same time it is picking up in New York.
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The best place to start up a company

Aug 15, 2012
The best place for a budding business might not be where you think.
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AARP study: Americans over 50 worry for future

Aug 9, 2012
As many young adults struggle with finding a job and paying off student loans, and as families across the country work to pay off their mortgage, another group of people is even more worried about the future: those close to retirement.
Posted In: Retirement, AARP, recession, mid-day extra
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Obama, Romney draw attention over apps

Aug 8, 2012
With election day now less than three months away, the campaigns of both Mitt Romney and Barack Obama have amped up. One of their newest feats? Mobile apps.
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Magazine newsstand sales fall dramatically

Aug 7, 2012
At Conde Nast alone, Vogue, Vanity Fair, Lucky and Allure all experienced double-digit declines in newsstand sales, according to new data out today from the Audit Bureau of Circulations. In the first six months of this year, magazine sales slumped 9.6 percent overall.
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Why countries specialize in certain sports

Aug 6, 2012
Over the weekend, Usain Bolt of Jamaica won the 100 m running race at the Olympic games. Jamaica and other island nations have become know for their sprinting power, in the same way that countries like Kenya are known for their strength in distance running.
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How overconfidence can hurt us in the workplace

Aug 1, 2012
A new study out now says that Americans are increasingly overconfident -- inside the workplace and out. And in large part, that's due to our need to say something nice, or not say anything at all.
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Complaints about NBC's Olympics coverage

Jul 31, 2012
We're now several days into the 2012 Olympic games, and one controversy has emerged above others: Not a doping scandal, not a fight between two opposing nations' teams. It's the coverage of the games itself.
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What to expect in the new school lunches

Jul 26, 2012
Your family might still be enjoying a summer diet of backyard barbeques and trips to Dairy Queen, but pretty soon kids will be back in school. And they could be facing a much different school lunch than they used to.
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When big celebrities leave Twitter

Jul 19, 2012
So there seems to be a trend developing over in the social media world: From Alec Baldwin to John Mayer, more and more big name celebrities are dropping out of the Twitter-verse.
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