Monthly Archives: April 2012

Greenpeace finds tainted Lipton tea bags in China

Originally posted on China Daily Mail:
Environmental advocacy group Greenpeace said on Tuesday that an investigation it had conducted found tea bags sold in China by Unilever‘s Lipton brand contained unsafe levels of pesticide residue, though Unilever said the product…

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The Jobs Recovery By Industry

Originally posted on Global Macro Monitor:
Tonight we look at the jobs recovery by various industries. After 25 months of expansion in the U.S. labor market,  41 percent of the total amount of jobs lost during Great Recession have been…

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US:1 in 2 New Graduates Are Jobless or Underemployed

By HOPE YEN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The college class of 2012 is in for a rude welcome to the world of work. A weak labor market already has left half of young collegegraduates either jobless or underemployed in positions … Continue reading

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Ex-Wall Street bankers bring science to China’s rocky stock market

Originally posted on China Daily Mail:
Ex-Wall Street bankers are betting science can exploit opportunities in China’s often rumour-driven stock market, with some predicting the quant-driven fund industry to grow by as much as 10-fold to 100 billion yuan within…

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The Fiscal Health of Nations: General Govt Balance

Originally posted on Global Macro Monitor:
The IMF is out with their Fiscal Monitor today.  Great stats.  Here is a comparison of the fiscal health of the world’s economies. Contrast Norway and Saudi (both oil exporters) with, say,  the U.S.…

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How to Pay No Taxes: 10 Strategies Used by the Rich

By Jesse Drucker on April 17, 2012 If you have lots of money, Tuesday, April 17, was one of the best tax days since the early 1930s: Top tax rates on ordinary income, dividends, estates, and gifts remain at or near historically … Continue reading

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Your Next Laptop Is Worth Waiting For

By WSJ If you’re thinking of buying a new laptop this spring, my advice is to think again. Unless your laptop is on its last legs and you have to move quickly, there are compelling reasons to wait until at … Continue reading

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In The Jungle Of Languages

Originally posted on Personal Concerns:
The world of languages fascinates me. Given a chance to fulfil a wish, I would jump at mastering as many languages as possible. It is one of my earnest desires. Thankfully my career as a…

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Are you well-versed in comment etiquette?

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
Which comment would you rather receive? “Great post! Check out my blog at someblog.wordpress.com.” or “Well said! I know exactly what you mean about X, and I’m glad that I’m not the only…

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Best and Worst Jobs Rated 2012

By Victoria Brienza The world is going digital, and Software Engineers who can help with that transformation are reaping the benefits. Their pay is great, hiring demand for their skills is through the roof, and working conditions have never been … Continue reading

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