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Canada becomes more unequal, but good policies could halt that: TD Bank

cbc.ca - 1 hour 38 min ago
Governments should adjust taxes and transfer policies to make Canadian incomes more equal, because it’s better for the economy in the long run, says a new study by TD Bank.
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Rethinking The NFL Personal Conduct Policy Post Ray Rice

Forbes - 1 hour 41 min ago
The Ray Rice domestic violence incident has turned into a media circus for the NFL. It makes a power case for the NFL overhauling its personal conduct policy down to a transparent and non-discretionary, bare essentials approach.
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The Top Ten Tax Cases (And Rulings) of 2014: #5-Is The Sale Of A Right To Buy Land Ordinary Income Or Capital Gain?

Forbes - 1 hour 42 min ago
It's finally over. The October 15th tax deadline is behind us, which means for tax practitioners, our return filings are mercifully finished for the year. Unless of course, you chose to make your career in the not-for-profit world, in which case you deserve the extra month of misery.
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3 Magic Phrases Every Interviewer Wants To Hear

Forbes - 1 hour 43 min ago
It?s always a good idea to squeeze these three phrases somewhere into your interview.
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Higher Prices Encourage Large Speculators To Boost Gold Holdings -- CFTC

Forbes - 1 hour 45 min ago
(Kitco News) - Higher gold prices encouraged large speculators to add to their bullish Comex gold futures and options holdings, reversing some of their recent reductions in net-long positioning, as seen in the latest Commodity Futures Trading Commission weekly data.
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Is Corporate Corruption A Necessary Evil?

Forbes - 1 hour 47 min ago
Researchers at Harvard Business School find that corruption may not be as lucrative?or as unavoidable?as it may seem.
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Onex expands in Europe with up to $4.7-billion purchase of packaging maker SIG

canada.com - 1 hour 50 min ago
Onex has highlighted Europe as a viable hunting ground for assets with market volatility creating opportunities for acquisitions as companies back away from initial public offerings
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Why The Death Of Strategy Makes Microsoft A Better Investment

Forbes - 1 hour 51 min ago
The practice of business strategy as it's been taught in business schools puts big companies at a competitive disadvantage to startups. Amazon and Google grew from startups to giants with that realization firmly in mind.
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The Three Trends Driving Digital Business

Forbes - 1 hour 53 min ago
By Stephen Prentice Gartner, Inc. 
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Automakers aim to drive away car computer hackers

philly.com - 1 hour 54 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance.
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Tribe becomes 1st to launch online gambling in NJ

philly.com - 1 hour 54 min ago
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - California's Pala Indians have launched their Internet gambling site in New Jersey following a test period last week, becoming the first tribe to do so in the state.
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Will The Market Keep This A Happy Thanksgiving?

Forbes - 1 hour 54 min ago
We put three weeks of rather quiet November trading in the books. Granted, even markets operating at a crawl still produced fresh records for the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and the S&P 500 (SPX), plus a 14-year high for the NASDAQ Composite (COMP).
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Small Business Saturday Turns Five: How American Express and Local Retailers Have Changed Business Culture

Forbes - 1 hour 54 min ago
Small Business Saturday turns five this week. Launched by American Express in 2009 at the height of the great recession, the day has been officially enshrined—unanimously—by the United States Senate, and has been publicly promoted by the President each Thanksgiving weekend. This day, and the associated “Shop Small” initiative has helped generate literally billions of dollars of revenue for tens of thousands of small retailers. It is the rarest of things—an initiative launched by a single company that has become an enduring part of our business culture. Listen to the whole story in the Unconventionals radio interview with Mary Ann Fitzmaurice Reilly, SVP of American Express Open. 
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Meet Regin, The Sophisticated Malware That Spies On Telco Networks

Forbes - 1 hour 57 min ago
Security researchers say a Trojan tool kit as complicated as Stuxnet has been used to hack cellular networks in the Middle East and other targets in Russia.
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Spotify, Hanson And The Band That Changed Everything

Forbes - 1 hour 59 min ago
Musician Taylor Hanson and Spotify?s Sachin Doshi discuss music influences, pivotal pop genres and discovering the world?s most popular band. From the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Philadelphia, PA.
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Questlove + Danny Meyer: Origins

Forbes - 1 hour 59 min ago
Musical and culinary beginnings are revealed as the bandleader of The Roots talks with the restaurateur behind Gramercy Tavern and Shake Shack about defining moments in their careers. From the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Philadelphia, PA.
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Questlove, Danny Meyer And Endurance

Forbes - 1 hour 59 min ago
The restaurateur and the musician meet at Philadelphia?s Trocadero Theatre to discuss professional evolution and the ability to maintain relevance across several decades. From the Forbes Under 30 Summit.
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Two more deaths identified by GM ignition-switch program

Reuters - 2 hours 9 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two additional deaths have been attributed to a faulty ignition switch in General Motors Co vehicles, bringing the total to 35, according a report on Monday from the lawyer overseeing a program to compensate for deaths and accidents linked to the part.
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10 Expired Tax Provisions That Might Affect You In 2014

Forbes - 2 hours 10 min ago
Will tax extenders finally be addressed in 2014? About 55 provisions were not renewed after they expired in 2013. With Congress back in session, the IRS gearing up for tax season and tax professionals unsure of how to advise taxpayers, the clock is ticking.
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How To Increase Your Corporate Agility

Forbes - 2 hours 13 min ago
Disruption seems to be everywhere these days. Blockbuster video, Circuit City, and Borders are stern reminders that companies clinging to once-profitable lines of business may be extinct in just a few years if they don’t watch where trends are headed. “Companies employ financial incentives that motivate short-term thinking and doing ‘more of the same,’” says Amanda Setili, author of  The Agility Advantage: How to Identify and Act on Opportunities in a Fast-Changing World. “Leaders become wrapped up in daily challenges and business as usual, which keeps them from investing time in imagining what the future might hold or how they might take advantage of coming changes. They fail to effectively bridge corporate silos and encourage real debate regarding their company’s future direction.”
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