23
FEB
2016

In the Headlines – February 22nd, 2016

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In The Headlines The Gig Economy Keeps Growing On-demand work helps Americans offset losses or boost pay according to a new study by the JPMorgan Chase Institute. An estimated 10.3 million Americans earned income through web-based platforms like Uber and Airbnb between 2012 and...
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25
JAN
2016

In The Headlines – January 29th, 2016

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In The Headlines Does the Melting of the Arctic Represent a $1 Trillion Opportunity? The melting of the Arctic ice cap, and the unveiling of resources below it, presents mind-boggling opportunities for energy, shipping, fishing, science, and military exploitation. Energy and...
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18
DEC
2015

In the Headlines – December 18th, 2015

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In The Headlines High Yield Debt Market Woes: Echoes of 2008? A day after a prominent Wall Street firm shocked investors by freezing withdrawals from a credit mutual fund, things only got nastier in the junk-bond market. Prices on the high-risk securities sank to levels not seen...
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11
DEC
2015

In the Headlines – December 11th, 2015

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In The Headlines Amazon’s Prime Threatens Walmart and Target According to a new survey, there are now nearly 41 million members of Amazon.com’s Prime. The program keeps attracting more and more members, and new data from Wall Street firm Cowen & Co suggests the subscription...
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04
DEC
2015

In the Headlines – December 4th, 2015

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In The Headlines SpaceX Contract Advances the Commercialization of Space NASA has placed an order with private spaceflight company SpaceX for a manned mission to the International Space Station in 2017. The Dragon spacecraft can carry up to seven people in lower Earth orbit. “The...
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20
NOV
2015

In the Headlines – November 20th, 2015

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In The Headlines Are Robots Taking American Jobs? One central bank has some frightening predictions when it comes to job stability in the future. A Bank of England (BoE) official warned that 80 million jobs in the United States are at risk of being taken over by robots in the...
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13
NOV
2015

In the Headlines – November 13th, 2015

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In The Headlines Men’s Wearhouse Discovers Customers Don’t Forget a Good Deal Shoppers will not part easily with their beloved deals, as countless retailers have found out the hard way. Men’s Wearhouse is the latest to learn that painful lesson. The clothier recently reported...
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06
NOV
2015

In the Headlines – November 6th, 2015

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In The Headlines Will the JOBS Act Disrupt the Venture Capital Markets? The Securities and Exchange Commission is about to vote on Title III Crowdfunding regulations, designed to open up investments in private companies to all investors—rather than just the accredited investors...
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30
OCT
2015

In the Headlines-October 30th, 2015

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In The Headlines Microgrids and Energy Storage Products Give Solar Energy a Boost The first World’s Fair, held in Chicago in 1893, showcased products that shocked and delighted, but one dazzled like no other: the revolutionary scientific invention that lit up the night, with over...
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