Archives for September 2014

Government Debt Management at the Zero Lower Bound – Brookings Institution

AbstractThis paper re-examines government debt management policy in light of the U.S. experience with extraordinary fiscal and monetary policies since 2008.We first document that the Treasury’s decision to lengthen the average maturity of the debt has partially offset the Federal Reserve’s attempts to reduce the supply of long-term bonds held by private investors through its ...

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Sell Your Internet Business For Millions – Forbes

Nest Labs was acquired by Google earlier this year.

Not every startup gets acquired for the eye-popping price tags of the mobile app WhatsApp ($19 billion), virtual reality startup Oculus VR ($2 billion) or  high-tech thermostat maker Nest Labs ($3.2 billion). But for healthy internet firms, it’s very possible to win a deal in the millions, if you play things right. And right now could ...

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Consulting firm finds niche advising small business owners – Pittsburgh Post Gazette

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Consulting firm finds niche advising small business owners September 30, 2014 12:00 AMBob Donaldson/Post-GazetteKarl Skutski, left, and David Tobin, right, both of the Tobin Group stand in the recording booth of client New Perspective Communication. They specialize in advising small business owners.Bob Donaldson/Post-GazetteKarl Skutski, left, and David Tobin of the Tobin ...

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Management Lessons from a Ryder Cup Feud – The New Yorker

Credit Photograph by Jamie Squire/Getty The world of golf has a new and bitter rivalry. It’s not Tiger versus Phil, or Team U.S.A. versus Team Europe. With the oldsters in decline and Team Europe having won eight of the past ten Ryder Cups, those match-ups are old hat. The new duel is between the “Watson ...

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Conservation Groups Oppose Wyoming Wolf Management – ABC News

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FILE - This undated file photo provided by Yellowstone National Park shows a wolf walking through the snow in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and a group of pro-hunting groups are joining with the state of... View Full Caption The Associated Press FILE - This undated file photo provided by ...

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Big Business Is Spending Like Crazy on the Ballot Questions. Does It Matter? – Boston.com

It’s a $1.79 million to $458,000 advantage. Those are the total funds raised in the most-watched ballot question on Massachusetts ballots this fall. The side with the big lead is the one representing and comprising the gambling industry, which is urging voters to say ‘no’ on Question 3, keeping casino laws on the books and their ...

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Time to shake up housing finance – Financial Times

According to official data Spanish house prices rose by 0.8 per cent in the second quarter

©AFP The long-term downwards trend in the share and strength of labour in national income has been depressing both demand and inflation in most developed economies, as real wages have stagnated or even declined. Workers tend to be poorer and less likely to aim (or be able) to pass on wealth to subsequent generations than the owners ...

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George Osborne's Message To UK Business: Pay People More! – Forbes

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I’m uninspired by the pronouncements of UK politicians. Their grasp of elementary economics is generally woeful. But George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, has just displayed a fine command of economic doublespeak. Even I was impressed. Though I’m not sure that he fully understood the implications of what he said….. The UK’s Conservative Party, like ...

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4 pillars of data management – Computerworld

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Where to Locate Your Business in Asia – Forbes

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One of the most interesting things I do is help our clients decide how to “get into” Asia. The how to go into Asia part typically involves our helping the client decide whether it needs a business entity in Asia or whether it can service Asia from its existing home base via distributers, agents, or ...

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