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'A Sense Of Panic' May Force Putin To Sack His Government

Michael McFaul, former US ambassador to Moscow, told CNBC that there is "a sense of panic among [Russia's] elites right now" that could lead Russia's President Vladimir Putin to change his government. The Stanford professor suggested...Show More Summary

Jim Cramer: Buy Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI) & Stay Away From EV Energy Partners, L.P. (EVEP)

Energy sector is getting beat due to the lowering oil prices. The lowering oil prices do not just affect the energy sector in US, but also an entire country like Russia. The Russian Ruble is getting devalued day by day as the oil prices keep going down. Meanwhile, CNBC’s Jim Cramer has talked on CNBC […]

Sliding energy costs push down consumer prices

Weakening inflation complicates economic picture ahead of Federal Reserve update today on interest-rate policy

7 Human Resources Trends Your Small Business Needs to Know

The world of human resources changes fast. If your small business isn't on top of the trends, you could not only experience significant turnover, but also legal ramifications. Whether you employ a team of fifteen HR employees or areShow More Summary

Obama signs $1.1 trillion spending bill

President Barack Obama has signed a passed by Congress last week that lifted the threat of a government shutdown. ||| Washington - President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed a $1.1 trillion spending bill passed by Congress last week that lifted the threat of a government shutdown. Show More Summary

U.S. Consumer Inflation Posts Largest Decline In Six Years

WASHINGTON, Dec 17 (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices recorded their biggest drop in nearly six years in November as gasoline prices tumbled, but this probably will do little to change views the Federal Reserve will start raising interest rates in mid-2015. Show More Summary

Use or Lose It Changes with T-Mobile's Data Stash

Summary: If you are a saver, you may be happy with the new plan change coming from T-Mobile. T-Mobile will now let customers carry over their unused cell data. This is part of their “un-carrier” strategy and new program Data Stash.

Do you dial, swipe or text? Race Randle

Race Randle of the Howard Hughes Corporation discusses why the biggest trend in real estate is information access -- and why there's no substitute for the personal touch...

The IRS Scandal, Day 590

The Blaze: The IRS Must Be Put Down Like a Rabid Dog, by John Linder (former Member, U.S. House of Representatives, 1993-2011): Since it was first disclosed that the IRS abused the taxpayers and the law, the Democrat refrain has been, “…it is clear that there was no White House...

Walter Dean Burnham and Thomas Ferguson: Americans Are Sick to Death of Both Parties: Why Our Politics Is in Worse Shape Than We Thought

Lambert here: I’d like to know a bit more about how we can tell when a political system “has disintegrated,” as opposed to “is disintegrating,” and in the American context. Perhaps a future article! Meanwhile, it’s pleasing to see an explanation of why the 2014 results were as bad for Democrats as the Democrats are […]

Surat Set To Become India’s First Smart City Under Microsoft’s CityNext Project

Microsoft CityNext has partnered with Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) to develop Surat as a smart city with advanced urban planning and citizen empowerment processes never heard in India. Using Big Data, Internet and eGovernance, CityNext will help to make the city as a model of development and progress. Show More Summary

Over 54% Online Product Purchases Are Denied Warranty! [MSP Study]

There has been a lot of rumors that many people have issues to avail warranties on products that they buy online. A few words in reviews or a thread running with people upset about not getting warranties for their costly phones. However, before now, there was no quantifiable way of discussing that. Show More Summary

After Two Series on the Future of Procurement – What Have We Learned II

In our first post we noted that, after two series, fifty (50) posts, and almost seventy five (75) pages on the “future” of Procurement, we learned that while the majority of trends being positioned as “future” trends weren’t future trends at all, they were trends that your organization will encounter as it matures and grows […]

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