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Observation Deck
May 03, 2010 Posted by
What’s a securities broker to do? The boards and CFOs that have employed them to manage corporate cash have largely and perhaps permanently lost all appetite for the products that were once so lucrative for brokers to sell.
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Wine Industry
May 03, 2010 Posted by

We are forecasting improving conditions in the fine wine business. The tradingdown trend will end this year. It’s a completed trend that will gradually reverse on itself.

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CIO Vantage Point
April 27, 2010 Posted by
At 6:03 a.m. PST on September 11, 2001, I was sitting at my desk watching the unfolding horror in New York City when the second hijacked airplane crashed into the south tower of the World Trade Center.
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FX Outlook
April 27, 2010 Posted by
A long time ago in a country far, far away I lived and worked amongst a people who were genuinely friendly, took pride in their education, and were skilled, productive and loyal workers.
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FX Outlook
April 20, 2010 Posted by

Foreign exchange risk affects companies in myriad ways: through overseas transactions, the conversion of one currency to another on the balance sheet or changes in a company's competitive position in the market.

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CIO Vantage Point
April 20, 2010 Posted by
I'm a firm believer in the "KISS" methodology: Keep It Simple, Stupid.
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Startups
April 19, 2010 Posted by
Coming off of one of the most difficult years in memory for small businesses, conditions for startup technology companies are showing signs of modest improvement.
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CIO Vantage Point
April 13, 2010 Posted by
From the start, rap music has been the underdog. First enjoyed only by a small segment of the population, no music genre ever spread so quickly to cross barriers or race, country and class so quickly. I believe there is a simply reason for this: Rap is emotional and raw, always driving for an expanded audience through an unabashed desire for high sales volume.
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