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Why It's a Mistake to Ignore Russia

U.S.-Russia relations are in a deep freeze, but there are still opportunities to work together Click here for more information Businessweek.com -- Most Popular

August 29, 2013 at 3:19 am | News Desk

Five Reasons the Debt Ceiling Fight Is Scarier This Time

From complacency to Obamacare, here are some factors complicating negotiations to raise the debt ceiling and avoid a U.S. default Click here for more information Businessweek.com -- Most Popular

August 28, 2013 at 3:08 am | News Desk

J.D. Salinger Will Publish Five More Goddamn Books

A documentary about the author's life claims that Salinger left behind instructions to publish five books beginning in 2015 Click here for more information Businessweek.com -- Most Popular

August 28, 2013 at 3:08 am | News Desk

Patrick Dempsey Says Goodbye to the Coffee Chain He Rescued

After resolving a lawsuit against business partner Michael Avenatti, Dempsey backs out as the face of Tully’s Click here for more information Businessweek.com -- Most Popular

August 28, 2013 at 3:08 am | News Desk

The Real Reason Big Tobacco Loves E-Cigs

The nicotine delivery devices aren't subject to tobacco excise taxes—yet Click here for more information Businessweek.com -- Most Popular

August 27, 2013 at 3:06 am | News Desk

A Quiet Debut for a Bigger Dreamliner

The first test flight of Boeing's 787-9 is scheduled for later this year Click here for more information Businessweek.com -- Most Popular

August 27, 2013 at 3:06 am | News Desk

New PlayStation, Xbox One Are Coming, and GameStop Wins

The release of new game consoles from Sony and Microsoft plays into the hands of a company that lets gamers trade in used video games and hardware Click here for more information Businessweek.com -- Most Popular

August 27, 2013 at 3:06 am | News Desk

Once a Box-Office Killer, an NC-17 Rating Becomes a Selling Point

Some industry insiders hope the prize-winning <em>Blue is the Warmest Color</em> can help commercialize movies aimed at adult viewers Click here for more information Businessweek.com -- Most Popular

August 26, 2013 at 4:37 am | News Desk

Abandoned McDonald's Holds Glimpse of Life on Moon

August 15 (Bloomberg) -- In this installment of Secret Valley, Bloomberg Businessweek's Ashlee Vance visits NASA's Ames Research Center where a forgotten McDonald's, nicknamed "McMoon's," serves as the headquarters for a project to digitize fifty year old photographs of the surface of the moon. (Source: Bloomberg) Click here for more information Businessweek.com -- Most Popular

August 26, 2013 at 4:37 am | News Desk

How to protect yourself from sexual predators at workplace

By Devdutt Pattanaik I am a senior HR professional and I am in a fix. My super boss has been making sexual overtures at me and I am very uncomfortable. He is a smooth operator, always says and does things that I have no proof against. But he knows it and I know what he wants. But this has started affecting my career as he takes all the critical decisions and always makes sure he has a reason of making me suffer. I love my job and also I need the money. I can't even complain to higher ups since he is a proven performer and no one will take my side. What do I do? You have not clarified your gender. And I will not assume it. Anyone can be sexually harassed. So read this column as gender neutral. We inhabit three worlds at all times: Sanskr...

August 26, 2013 at 12:19 am | News Desk

GOLD AND ITS IMPACT ON WORLD ECONOMY

By Kenneth Rogoff   Is bad news for gold good news for the global economy?   In principle, holding gold is a form of insurance against war, financial Armageddon, and wholesale currency debasement. And, from the onset of the global financial crisis, the price of gold has often been portrayed as a barometer of global economic insecurity. So, does the collapse in gold prices – from a peak of $1,900 per ounce in August 2011 to under $1,250 at the beginning of July 2013 – represent a vote of confidence in the global economy? To say that the gold market displays all of the classic features of a bubble gone bust is to oversimplify. There is no doubt that gold’s heady rise to the peak, from around $350 per ounce in July 2003, h...

August 25, 2013 at 11:26 pm | News Desk

Without Seamless, Fewer Customers and Higher Margins

A Brooklyn restaurant that publicly broke ties with online delivery services says it’s bringing in roughly the same amount of money but selling fewer meals Click here for more information Businessweek.com -- Most Popular

August 25, 2013 at 3:01 am | News Desk

Why the U.S. Power Grid's Days Are Numbered

Decentralized homegrown green energy is making power utilities irrelevant Click here for more information Businessweek.com -- Most Popular

August 25, 2013 at 3:01 am | News Desk

Paula Deen Settles the Suit That Wrecked Her Empire

The litigation that unveiled Deen's past use of a racial epithet ended with a settlement agreement on Friday Click here for more information Businessweek.com -- Most Popular

August 25, 2013 at 3:01 am | News Desk

Even Cord Cutters Will Have to Pay the Cable Bill

Companies including Comcast and Time Warner Cable are positioning themselves to profit from Internet television, but they may have waited too long to do so Click here for more information Businessweek.com -- Most Popular

August 24, 2013 at 3:09 am | News Desk

A Truly Smart Idea Republicans and Democrats Actually Agree On (No, Seriously)

The Inform Act would require the government to calculate the impact of today’s budgets on future generations of Americans Click here for more information Businessweek.com -- Most Popular

August 24, 2013 at 3:09 am | News Desk

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