Archives for April 2014

Why One Woman Left A Successful Career In Finance To Open Up A Nail Salon … – Huffington Post

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Long days crunching numbers as an investment banker in Los Angeles left Susan Aflak with no time for a salon appointment, let alone a sit-down lunch. While working "crazy Wall Street hours," she'd duck out for a quick bite to eat at one of the many food ...

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The Voice of the Clippers – New York Times

LOS ANGELES — When Doc Rivers walked into a conference room Tuesday night that was so packed that dozens of reporters were turned away, he took a deep breath and exhaled as he sat behind the microphone. He then proceeded to do what he had spent much of the previous three days doing: answering question ...

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Russian firms turn to Asia for finance as Western funds demur – Reuters

Vehicles are seen at a gas filling station, owned by Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol, with the company logo of Russian natural gas producer Gazprom seen on the station, in Stavropol in southern Russia, October 9, 2013. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

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Growth Freezes Up as U.S. Business Spending Slumps: Economy – Bloomberg

The harsh winter sent a chill through the U.S. economy in the first quarter as slumps in business investment and home construction stalled growth. Gross domestic product grew at a 0.1 percent annualized rate from January through March, compared with a 2.6 percent gain in the prior quarter, figures from the Commerce Department showed today in ...

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Doc Rivers Adds Crisis Management to Coaching Achievements – New York Times

LOS ANGELES — When Doc Rivers walked into a conference room Tuesday night that was so packed that dozens of reporters were turned away, he took a deep breath and exhaled as he sat behind the microphone. He then proceeded to do what he had spent much of the previous three days doing: answering question ...

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This is bad news for housing – Yahoo Finance (blog)

Home prices may be up, but don't make the mistake of thinking the housing market is strong.The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index of 20 metropolitan areas showed a seasonally-adjusted gain of 0.8 percent in February from January and 12.9 percent ...

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Colorado small-business hiring picks up speed – Denver Business Journal (blog)

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.Mark Harden News Director- Denver Business JournalEmployment by small businesses in Colorado rose by 0.09 percent in April from the previous month, the state's greatest monthly gain since December, according to a report Wednesday from Intuit Inc. But the increase trailed the nationwide average gain of 0.12 percent, Intuit said. Colorado is tied for 23rd among ...

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US Economy Grows at Weakest Pace Since 2012 – Fox Business

The U.S. economy barely grew in the first quarter as exports tumbled and businesses accumulated stocks at the slowest pace in nearly a year, but activity already appears to be bouncing back. Gross domestic product expanded at a 0.1 percent annual rate, the slowest since the fourth quarter of 2012, the Commerce Department said on Wednesday. ...

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Co-op Bank report hits out at poor management and overambition – The Guardian

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The £4.4m report is likely to make painful reading for past and present members of the Co-op Group and Co-op Bank. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images Poor management, bad lending, a flawed culture and an overambitious drive for growth contributed to the problems at ...

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Co-op Bank report hits out at poor management and over-ambition – The Guardian

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The £4.4m report is likely to make painful reading for past and present members of the Co-op Group and Co-op Bank. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images Poor management, bad lending, a flawed culture and an over-ambitious drive for growth contributed to the problems at ...

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