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5 LinkedIn Mistakes That You Can Fix in 5 Minutes!

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Are you ready to enhance your digital footprint as a professional? LinkedIn is the best tool for individuals who want to maximize their career impact. Since LinkedIn is the #1 business social networking tool, it’s important that you put the energy and effort into spending your time wisely on LinkedIn. Do you have limited time? […]

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The Coming College Divestiture

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Thirty years ago, William J. Bennett became Ronald Reagan’s second Secretary of Education. He succeeded Terrell Bell, whose major accomplishment was issuing the landmark 1983 report, A Nation At Risk, which decried “a rising tide of mediocrity” in the nation’s elementary and secondary schools. Though a fundamentally decent man, Bell was not a reformer. Reagan […]

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Changing Your Job – Is it Worth it?

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A few years ago I hit a fork in my career road. Should I continue working in an organization where I felt undervalued and underappreciated – or leave and start over again? It was a gut-wrenching decision. For months, I went into work every day with a knot in my stomach. Most of us have […]

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Kanye West's audition for American Idol is amazing

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Kanye West is always full of surprises. During the San Francisco auditions for Fox’s hit show “American Idol” a few months back, the hip-hop mogul surprised the judges and stopped in for his very own tryout. “We were in San Francisco, and they said, ‘We’ve got a contestant that’s just going to jump into the […]

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US Stocks Slide on Worries About China's Slowing Economy

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U.S. stock prices fell sharply Monday, with major stock indexes closing down by around 1.6 percent in the first full trading day of 2016. The selloff was sparked by a series of disappointing reports on Chinese manufacturing, and the impact of increased geopolitical tensions on oil prices. But while some analysts say the Chinese slowdown […]

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Smith & Wesson, Sturm Ruger Rise Amid Market Turmoil

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In a day plagued with devastating losses across the board, two gunmakers bucked the rest of the market to turn in healthy gains. The security and safety industry group, to which gunmakers belong, cracked into the top half of industry groups in the last month. The 32-member group doesn’t necessarily scream with strength; only six […]

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Beware the political rise of the world's tech titans

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Influential power-players and companies from the tech world are increasingly dipping their toes into the world of politics. And that’s one of the biggest geopolitical risks going into 2016, argue Eurasia Group’s Ian Bremmer and Cliff Kupchan in their annual list of top risks. “There’s much to be celebrated in the increasing power of the […]

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Stock Market In Correction After Steep Losses

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A New Year’s celebration on Wall Street Monday was far from happy, at least for the bulls, as a rout in China stocks overnight fueled a broad sell-off, putting the market in a correction. After falling as much as 3.2%, the Nasdaq ended near its session high but still lost 2.1%. The Dow gave up […]

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What Three College Presidents Learned From Campus Racism Protests

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College presidents can’t solve all of society’s problems, but they do have a responsibility to join student activists in efforts to address systemic racial bias. That was one common sentiment that emerged when The Huffington Post asked three presidents of private liberal arts colleges — Pomona College’s David Oxtoby, Muhlenberg College’s John Williams Jr. and […]

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5 Things AI Can Do Better Than Humans

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Artificial Intelligence is constantly pushing the boundaries of what machines are capable of. But could machines ever become better than us? The answer is of course ‘yes’, at least in many things where our intellect used to be the unchallenged champion of creativity and intelligence. Here are 5 tough intellectual areas where AI is already […]

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A Little Knowledge Can Make A Mess Of A Short Sale

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For individual investors who like to sell stocks short in bad markets, the head-and-shoulders pattern often provides a reliable entry. IBD founder William J. O’Neil observed in “How to Make Money in Stocks” that when identifying a top in a stock, “head-and-shoulders patterns are among the most reliable.” Yet problems sometimes occur in interpretation. “If […]