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3 Cheap Biotechs With Powerhouse Pipelines

Barron's - 22 Mar 2017 13:55
3 Cheap Biotechs With"It is always a good strategy to go after drug makers with good pipelines." See which fit the bill.
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U.S. banks brace for possible trade war with Mexico

American Banker - 23 Mar 2017 02:08
Community banks, which could be the hardest hit if economic tensions between the U.S. and Mexico escalate into a tariff battle, are urging policymakers to refrain from rash action, and big banks are... already trimming exposures.
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Getting Hot Over Energy

Barron's - 25 Mar 2017 11:40
Getting Hot Over EnergyWe are near the bottom in oil and energy stocks.
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The World's Best CEOs: AnGM's Mary Barra and Microsoft's Satya Nadella join this year's roster of 30 outstanding corporate leaders.
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Making Bold Bets onHighland Capital's Dondero says his strength is thinking through debt deals, turnarounds, and trends.
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Micron, Up 170%, Could MoveMicron Technology's growth cycle could be extended, but it won't last forever.
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Bank Stock Party Isn't Over After Pullback

Wall Street Journal - 23 Mar 2017 19:09
Fundamental drivers can still move bank shares higher.
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The Passive Investing BubbleNed Davis thinks the next five years will present great opportunity for active managers to outperform passive indexes.
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Why China's Latest Cash Crunch Is Scarier This Time

Wall Street Journal - 24 Mar 2017 12:26
China's short-term borrowing costs are surging again. This time round, the problem has become even more complex.
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8 money mistakes the middle class keeps making

Business Insider - 28 Mar 2017 18:45
8 money mistakes the middleSean Gallup/Stringer/Getty Images Abouthalf of Americans lived in middle-income households in 2014, according toPew Research. This demographic includes families with incomes two-thirds to double the... U.S. median household income - or those earning between $42,000 and $125,000 (with cost-of-living adjustments for expensive metropolitan areas). America's middle class includes teachers, firefighters, and plumbers, but also engineers, construction managers, and chefs -- workers from all over the economy. The middle class provides and consumes the bulk of services that keep society afloat, driving economic growth and investment with each purchase they make. But when it comes to money, the American middle class faces a range ofunique challenges. Wages have stagnated for nearly everyone but the...
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7 bad answers to common job interview questions

Business Insider - 28 Mar 2017 16:43
7 bad answers to common jobCOD Newsroom/Flickr When you finally score an interview, it can feel like a huge deal. And to you, it is! It's the first big step towards finally getting the job of your dreams. To recruiters,... however, it's all just a part of the daily grind. After all, professional recruiters often conduct hundreds, if not thousands, of interviews per year. Now, that's not to discourage you or suggest that recruiters don't care about you. The point is, though, that they go through the interview process a lot more often than you do -- so when you give what you think seems like a well thought-out, unique, and interesting response, they may have already heard it a few times that week alone. If you truly want to stand out in their eyes, you need to avoid these cliché answers and dig deeper into what kind of...
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American Airlines has agreed to pay $200 million for a stake in China Southern Airlines, the biggest of China's three major state-owned carriers, in a bid for a bigger share …
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American Airlines buys $200American Airlines has agreed to pay $200 million for a stake in China Southern Airlines, one of the country's three major state-owned carriers, and expand commercial cooperation. China Southern... Airlines said in an announcement Tuesday through the Hong Kong stock exchange that the purchase will...
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What Marketers Can Learn fromCustomers don't believe in facts any more. They just believe their friends.
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The Canadian government wantsREUTERS/Chris Wattie The Canadian government is scrambling to craft legislation to legalise recreational marijuana by 1 July 2018 - a move that would fulfill a campaign promise by the prime minister,... Justin Trudeau. The Liberal government will reveal the legislation in the second week of April, according to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, putting Canada on course to become the first G7 country to fully legalise marijuana use. Since becoming the Liberal leader in 2013, Trudeau has spoken out about the need to decriminalise and regulate recreational marijuana, arguing that it would help ensure that marijuana is kept away from children and that profits don't end up in the hands of what he has described as "criminal elements". Shortly after taking power, his government signalled that...
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19 Things FutureNo matter how much you start out with, you be a lot richer in your 30s if you adopt these habits in your 20s.
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In a market that has churned higher since the election without much getting in the way, investors shouldn't be fazed by the first sign of volatility. The problem is, they usually are.
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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said the president will sign an executive order this week undoing Obama plan to curb global warming
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Close Confidante Gets VW CEOThe executive dispatched to investigate Volkswagen scandal appears to have been involved in same since 2007, reports suggest
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Trump Unlikely To Find TradeOne lesson of the health bill debacle was that the unpopularity of the status quo does not guarantee a workable coalition in favor of any particular reform. The President is likely to discover that... fulfilling his trade promises is just as difficult.
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Why Did Sexual Harassment Fell Uber?

Forbes - 26 Mar 2017 02:11
Why Did Sexual Harassment FellThe sexual harassment allegations by Susan Fowler and others against Uber were so egregious because it revealed a vast incongruence between the internal culture at Uber and its external brand image.... Customers have discovered that Uber has no brand integrity.
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Mariko Gordon: A Small-CapMariko Gordon's Daruma Capital has far outpaced the Russell 2000 for more than 20 years.
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Viacom Flips the Script: StockThe long-suffering media company is tracking a new course toward a turnaround.
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How to Navigate Through RisingAs rate increases accelerate, investors have a number of choices to make the transition, from high-quality debt to junk bonds.
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Alibaba and Tencent and theChina's two big e-commerce companies should grab the lion's share of the value from what JPMorgan calls a $65 billion upside.
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