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The Power of Inaction: How to Get Ahead by Doing Nothing
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I recently learned an amazing fact: During the height of the Cold War, a Russian military officer named Stanislav Petrov got an alert on his computer that the United States had launched a nuclear weapon at Moscow. Petrov was in charge of launching a nuke back at America should Russia feel threatened — and at […]

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Global Stocks Edge Down Ahead of Central Bank Meetings – Wall Street Journal
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Wall Street Journal Global Stocks Edge Down Ahead of Central Bank MeetingsWall Street JournalGlobal stocks slipped Monday, ahead of a week dominated by central bank meetings and U.S. and European company earnings reports. The Stoxx Europe 600 was down 0.2% in early morning trading, led lower by declines in the food-and-beverage and …BOJ Steps In to […]

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Gas pump credit card skimmers set to steal ahead of July 4th travel, Secret Service warns – USA TODAY
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USA TODAY Gas pump credit card skimmers set to steal ahead of July 4th travel, Secret Service warnsUSA TODAYMotorists about to pay at gas pumps ahead of the July 4 holiday should ask themselves a question, the Secret Service says: Could I get defrauded? The agency announced an effort targeting credit card "skimmers" hidden at […]

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Ahead of Ross Visit, US Group Calls on China to Open Markets – U.S. News & World Report
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U.S. News & World Report Ahead of Ross Visit, US Group Calls on China to Open MarketsU.S. News & World ReportBEIJING (AP) — An American business group called on Beijing on Wednesday to allow the same access to its state-dominated economy that China's companies have to U.S. markets after Washington revved up a simmering trade […]

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Xiaomi Shows Off Scorching Growth Ahead of $10 Billion IPO – Bloomberg
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Bloomberg Xiaomi Shows Off Scorching Growth Ahead of $10 Billion IPOBloombergXiaomi Corp., going for wow-factor ahead of what could be the largest initial public offering since 2014, has revealed a blistering pace of growth that'll help it take on Apple and Samsung in global smartphones. The Chinese smartphone maker filed for …China's Xiaomi files for […]

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Go Ahead, Tell Your Boss You Are Working From Home | Nicholas Bloom | TEDxStanford
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Working from home (or WFH) has an undeservedly bad reputation, says Stanford economist Bloom. Based on research comparing the productivity of those who are “home working on their couches or in their pajamas” with those commuting and sitting in a cubicle 8 hours a day, Bloom says no one should be afraid to tell their […]

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Staying Ahead of Becoming Obsolete
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Over the last several years of writing for The Simple Dollar, I have read literally hundreds of personal finance and investing books, coupled with many books on adjacent topics like personal growth. You would think by now that I would get the message, so why did I just spend the last few hours reading a […]

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Planning Ahead for the 2018 Olympics
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Believe it or not, the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics are a mere five months away. Opening ceremonies will be held on February 9th, and the games conclude on February 25th. If you’re one of the hundreds of thousands considering a trip to the Olympiad next year, it’s best to start doing your research now, including how […]

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Floridians say online retailers let them down ahead of Irma – Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Floridians say online retailers let them down ahead of IrmaMinneapolis Star TribuneMIAMI — Maya Kogul was in California when Hurricane Irma began twirling toward Florida. She knew stores would run out of key supplies before she got back to her downtown Miami home earlier this week, so she placed an order for three cases of […]

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Challenges ahead as Nilekani takes on second innings at Infosys – Reuters
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Reuters Challenges ahead as Nilekani takes on second innings at InfosysReutersThe logo of Infosys is pictured inside the company's headquarters in Bengaluru, India, April 13, 2017.Abhishek N. Chinnappa/File Photo. MUMBAI/BENGALURU (Reuters) – The return of former boss Nandan Nilekani to Infosys is intended as a return to …Infosys Chairman's Priorities: Focus on CEO Search, New Board, […]

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Bezos Slips to Second Richest. What Lies Ahead for Amazon? – NBCNews.com
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NBCNews.com Bezos Slips to Second Richest. What Lies Ahead for Amazon?NBCNews.comAlthough Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos was only the world's richest person for the short span of a day before being unseated by Bill Gates, there's no indication so far that his company is losing its dominance in the world of internet retailers …The […]

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