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  • FIFA Scandal: 'The Best Thing That Could Have Happened to the Game'June 3, 2015

    There have been widespread calls for increased transparency in the business of international soccer after U.S. authorities on May 27 unveiled a long-running Mafia-style corruption scandal involving...

  • Will 3D Printing Push Past the Hobbyist Market?September 2, 2013

    3-D printing sounds like the stuff of science fiction: A technology that potentially can create any object of one's imagination, even human organs, with just a few computer instructions. To Star Trek...

  • Why You Can Safely Ignore Your Portfolio (for Awhile)August 5, 2013

    Investors run the gamut, from fire-and-forget types who buy mutual funds and leave them alone for decades, to fussbudgets who watch their portfolios minute by minute, ready to buy or sell with every...

  • Diner Alert: No-Shows May Be Charged June 7, 2013

    Making restaurant reservations is a way of life – but, for many consumers, so is breaking them. For every reservation that is made in some large cities, around 20 percent result in an empty table...

  • Why Saying “Yes” Is the Key to Business Success April 29, 2013

    A colleague asks for feedback on a report. A LinkedIn connection requests an introduction to one of your key contacts. A recent graduate would like an informational interview. New research from...

  • A Pound-for-Pound Guide to Making More Money March 1, 2013

    More and more companies are implementing wellness programs to foster healthier workforces, from smoking-cessation coaching to weight-loss plans. But to design such programs effectively, employers...

  • Facebook Has New Competition in the Mobile Race February 14, 2013

    Last May, Facebook's mobile strategy was seen as a major chink in the armor of the social networking giant. Before launching its IPO, the company disclosed in its SEC filing that it was facing...

  • Dumping the Mortgage Tax Break Can Cost, Not GiveDecember 4, 2012

    The mortgage interest deduction — considered by many to be the sacred cow of tax breaks — has joined the list of possible items on the chopping block in the growing debate between President Obama and...

  • Guess What Tops Obama's New To-Do List? November 9, 2012

    The election is over. After three feisty debates, hundreds of campaign stops, billions spent on ads and countless candidate "robo-calls," America has re-elected Barack Obama as Commander in Chief....

  • The Next President Will Step into Deficit HellSeptember 18, 2012

    To hear the two candidates tell it, the U.S. presidential election offers a dramatic choice on the economy: Vote for me, each says, if you want a robust recovery; pick my opponent, and we'll plunge...

  • Amtrak's $151B Price Tag Hits a High Speed BumpAugust 7, 2012

    Imagine riding from Philadelphia to New York in only 37 minutes, or from Boston to Washington, D.C., in just three hours on a cutting-edge, high-speed transportation network linking every major city...

  • Americans Retiring Abroad: What's Driving Them?July 23, 2012

    In the small town of Cotacachi, Ecuador, Dan Prescher is living out his retirement dream. Prescher, a native of Omaha, Neb., lives with his wife in a condo in a gated community overlooking the Andes...

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