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COMMENTARY: Great Pitcher or Great Hitter? It’s a Matter of Perspective

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Does attitude really mean that much? Can you really change the way you experience the world by changing your perspective? Consider this story: When Ron gave his seven-year-old son Nick a ball and bat, Nick wanted to play immediately. Ron said, “Son, baseball is a serious game. You have to practice hard before you can play it.”  The boy went outside … Read More

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COMMENTARY: Great Pitcher or Great Hitter? It’s a Matter of Perspective

NYC's Lawsuit Settlements for Occupy Wall Street Protesters Set …

Six protesters who were pepper sprayed by Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna in an infamous Occupy Wall Street clash have all settled their federal lawsuits against the city. In all, $332500 will be paid out in settlements.

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‘Millionaire Matchmaker’ Patti Stanger’s Holiday Dating Tips

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Patti Stanger, the star of “Millionaire Matchmaker,” knows the do's and don'ts of successful dating like no one else from years of working with celebrity clients.But celebrity or not, it's that first date where so much go can wrong, Stanger said. Stanger observed a couple on their first date on "Good Morning America," and then shared her top tips to first date success and beyond.Stanger had some …

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‘Millionaire Matchmaker’ Patti Stanger’s Holiday Dating Tips

Marc Andreessen: Spendthrift startups will "vaporize"

Prominent venture capitalist Marc Andreessen has a message for Silicon Valley startups: Get your spending under control now, or fail when the market inevitably turns. Andreessen has long insisted that …

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Quantifying Americans' Distrust of Corporations

It’s been six years since the financial crisis, and three years since Occupy Wall Street—when protestors demonstrated for 60 days in Zuccotti Park against the influence of American corporations. How does the country feel about corporations now? Not surprisingly, the general public is much more skeptical, compared to executives, of the power and reach of corporations. In developed economies of …

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Quantifying Americans' Distrust of Corporations

US auditor blasts executive pay at bailed-out GM, Ally

Washington (AFP) – A US auditor for the billions spent saving companies amid the financial crisis condemned the Treasury Wednesday for allowing exceptionally high pay for executives at General Motors and Ally Financial.

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U.S. Treasury denies allowing 'excessive' executive pay at GM, Ally

Treasury last year permitted top executives at General Motors Co and Ally Financial Inc to collect "excessive pay" while those companies were part of a taxpayer-funded government loan program, a special inspector general reported on Wednesday. The Treasury responded that the report contained "many inaccuracies and omissions," saying the department balanced limits on executive compensation "with …

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U.S. Treasury denies allowing 'excessive' executive pay at GM, Ally

Defeating corruption dominates Brazil debate

Brasília (AFP) – Less than two weeks before Brazil's presidential vote, corruption concerns dominate the campaign, amid allegations that leading politicians benefited from huge kickbacks on oil deals by state-owned energy giant Petrobras.

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Here's how much you need to make to be in the top 1% in your state

Here's how much you need to make to be in the top 1% in your state

We estimated what income a household would need to earn in order to be in the top 1% of the income distribution in each state.

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REUTERS SUMMIT – Russia's former finance minister Kudrin warns of years of stagnation

REUTERS SUMMIT – Russia's former finance minister Kudrin warns of years of stagnation

* Financial markets may be closed to Russia for 2-3 years * Falling oil price requires new economic model MOSCOW, Sept 22 – Russia faces years of stagnation because of the Ukraine crisis and is ducking decisions needed to achieve a new economic model, former finance minister Alexei Kudrin told the Reuters Russia Investment Summit on Monday. Kudrin, a long-time ally of Russian President Vladimir …

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