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3 Business Lessons Atlantic City Can Learn From Las Vegas

Why is Las Vegas thriving while Atlantic City is dying? The answer lies in a few basic business principles.

Ladies And Gentlemen, We Have Finally Learned The Right Way To Say 'Krugman'!

One of the lesser economic debates that has raged in recent years has not been about inequality, GDP, wages, austerity, or inflation. Rather, it has been about how to say, "Krugman." Specifically, it has been about how to pronounce the...Show More Summary

Contrary To IRS Lies, Some 30,000 Lois Lerner "Forever Lost" Emails Have Been Recovered

It is unclear whether the person in charge of the Lois Lerner "disappeared IRS emails" strategy was also Dr. Gruber, but whoever conceived of the idiotic idea that the fatal failure of a local hard disk means that emails which are stored...Show More Summary

I Attended A Conference Remotely Thanks To This Robot (And It Was A Very Strange Experience)

With a telepresence robot, you can meet people and go to talks... kind of physically? It's just another morning for me in my Los Angeles apartment. When I get out of bed on November 18, I put on a flannel shirt, a large sweater, and sweatpants. I spread almond butter and grape jelly on a pita. I make coffee. Read Full Story

Schedule for Week of November 23rd

This will be a short, but busy holiday week. The key reports this week are the second estimate of Q3 GDP, October New Home sales, October personal income and outlays, and September Case-Shiller house prices.For manufacturing, the November...Show More Summary

Is Boeing 767 Running out of Time?

Boeing's 767 began as a twinjet flying passengers over longer routes, but it is now evolving to be more popular as a freighter.

Top Incomes Soared as Tax Rates Fell

Al Jazeera: Top Incomes Soared as Tax Rates Fell, by David Cay Johnston (Syracuse): For those at the very top 2010 will be remembered as a very good year. While most Americans struggled to recover from the worst economic collapse since the Great Depression, top incomes soared while tax burdens...

3 Banks Poised to Have a Great 2015

The banking industry has improved significantly since the financial crisis, and these three banks could be just getting started.

Inside Turkey's shadow war with ISIS

On a warm night in August, not long after the end of Ramadan, a Syrian refugee named Abu Salma boarded a bus in the Turkish border town of Kilis wearing his best clothes — crisp new jeans and a collared shirt. As far as his family knew, he was traveling to a nearby wedding. Show More Summary

There's $2.1 Trillion Sitting Overseas, How Do We Get It Back on American Soil?

Not bringing money home allows multinational corporations to avoid giving Uncle Sam his 35% cut.

Let's Face It, You Get Hungry

Working on the road often means room service. Sometime, working on the road has you staying in extended stay hotels like Homewood Suites by Hilton or Staybridge by IHG. Those offer small kitchens but shopping for food isn't always convenient. Show More Summary

Solar is Disrupting the $2 Trillion Energy Industry: This CEO Tells You How

Just after the company's latest Analyst Day, SunPower CEO Tom Werner sat down with Motley Fool solar specialist Travis Hoium to discuss how his company is positioned to grow into a multitrillion-dollar market.

How Design Influences Travel Experience

The web site Future Travel Experience gives us a good look at what may be possible for our air travel, from check in to exiting the airport, exposing what we will be seeing and feeling. Much of this "experience" derives from design, which is all about setting up the "user experience" that we desire. Show More Summary

Oil News: Keystone XL Bill Dies in the Senate, but Obama Might Approve it Anyway

The biggest oil news this week isn’t the fact that Keystone XL lost in the Senate, but that Obama might cut a deal to approve the pipeline anyway.

This Obamacare Statistic Will Take on Increased Importance This Year

This Obamacare statistic has been relatively constant since 2010, but there's a reason it could play a big role in the upcoming year.

Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov: West trying to 'secure regime change'

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov panned Western sanctions on Moscow during a Friday meeting with the advisory Foreign and Defense Policy Council, Reuters reports. "As for the concept behind the use of coercive measures, the West is making clear it does not want to force Russia to change policy but wants to secure regime change," Lavrov said. Show More Summary

Could Samsung's Crazy New Technology Give the Galaxy an Edge Over Apple's iPhone?

Samsung's next smartphone could feature a foldable display, something Apple and other competitors could struggle to match.

1 Must-Watch Interview for 3D Systems Corporation and Stratasys, Ltd. Investors

Discussing the latest 3D printing developments with Terry Wohlers, President of Wohlers Associates.

Kinder Morgan's Merger Will Keep its Dividend Safe For Years to Come

Kinder Morgan has, for the last few quarters, failed to cover its payout. Learn why the company's merger with its MLPs will ensure the safety and growth of its dividend for years to come.

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