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Welcome to Brexit

Yesterday’s vote by the British electorate to end its 43-year membership in the European Union seems to have taken just...
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Strong Dollar, Weak Profits

Dollar IndexOil prices are getting all the blame for the recent U.S. stock market downturn, but it’s hard to see the connection...
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In the Headlines-December 12th, 2014

In The Headlines Starbucks Unveils Plan to Lure Consumers Who Shop Online Starbucks Corp, aiming to give cooling U.S. traffic a...
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In the Headlines- April 18th, 2014

In The Headlines Dollar Stores – Feeling the Sting of the Recovery   Recently, Family Dollar announced that its profits...
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In the Headlines-September 5th, 2014

In The Headlines Walmart Becomes a Healthcare Provider Wal-Mart has been conservative when it comes to retail clinics, partnering with...
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In the Headlines-December 19th, 2014

In The Headlines Oil Shale Producers Turn the Tables on OPEC Saudi Arabia and its fellow members in the Organization of...
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In the Headlines-May 8th, 2015

In The Headlines Built for Comfort: Wrangler Jeans Make a Comeback Skinny jeans are out. Wranglers are in. The Western-themed jeans...
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In the Headlines-May 29th, 2015

In The Headlines Verizon Bets on Video Streaming with the Acquisition of AOL Verizon, the country’s largest wireless carrier, has announced...
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In the Headlines-May 15th, 2015

In The Headlines USAA: An Old Bank that Grows by Learning New Tricks In 1922, 25 Army officers met in San...
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In the Headlines-May 1st, 2015

In The Headlines Dr. Pepper Thrives by Staying Ahead of Changing Consumer Tastes For decades, there were few things more quintessentially...
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In the Headlines-April 24th, 2015

In The Headlines Avon Stumbles in its Fight for Survival in a Changing Market “Ding Dong, Avon calling,” was a familiar...
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In the Headlines-April 17th, 2015

In The Headlines GE Returns to Its Industrial Roots General Electric (GE) is on its way to exorcising its financial demons....
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In the Headlines-April 10th, 2015

In The Headlines India’s Increasing Appetite for U.S. Fast Food McDonald’s entered India in 1996, against the backdrop of a market...
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In the Headlines-April 3rd, 2015

In The Headlines Contact Lens Manufacturers and Discounters Battle Over Pricing One by one over the last year and a half,...
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In the Headlines-March 27th, 2015

In The Headlines People Analytics: Big Data or Big Brother? Startups VoloMetrix and Culture Amp think there is a more scientific...
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In the Headlines-March 20th, 2015

In The Headlines Miller Lite Attributes New Success To Retro Design It is not easy being the first sometimes. Consider Miller...
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In the Headlines-March 13th, 2015

In The Headlines Nations Retreat from Privatizing Retirement When Poland introduced private retirement accounts in 1999, the government gave its blessing...
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In the Headlines-March 6th, 2015

In The Headlines It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane … It’s a Drone! Now that the Federal Aviation Administration has published...
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In the Headlines-February 27th, 2015

In The Headlines Is the World Headed for $10 per Barrel Oil? At about $50 a barrel, crude oil prices are...
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In the Headlines-February 20th, 2015

In The Headlines Ace Hardware – the $4.7 Billion Corner Store Co-op When Jeremy Melnick’s grandfather opened his first Ace Hardware...
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In the Headlines-February 13th, 2015

In The Headlines RadioShack in Bankruptcy – New Life or Fade to Black? After years of keeping investors wondering about how...
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In the Headlines-February 6th, 2015

In The Headlines Global Oil Funds Shift their Investment Focus to Healthcare Global crude prices are in the midst of a...
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In the Headlines-January 30th, 2015

In The Headlines Alcoa Finds New Luster in an Old Metal Alcoa CEO Klaus Kleinfeld is pushing to find high-margin uses...
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In the Headlines-January 23rd, 2015

In The Headlines Is the U.S. Vulnerable to Deflation? Deflation is like a black hole, sucking seemingly everything into itself. Switzerland...
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In the Headlines-January 16th, 2015

In The Headlines Shadows in the Sunny December Jobs Report The drop in the U.S. jobless rate to 5.6%, the lowest...
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