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6 Ways CRM Powers Your Sales Pipeline

To rise to the next level, a business must leverage the right tools to streamline and automate processes that drive sales and marketing performance. For businesses at the tipping point of growth, moving to a CRM solution can significantly boost marketing campaigns, accelerate sales opportunities and maximize customer engagement. Show More Summary

Syriza Trounces New Democracy; Greeks Stop Paying Taxes; Run on Greek Banks Escalates; Get Out!

As late as yesterday I read numerous mainstream media reports that Syriza would win by three to five percent and would need to form an unstable coalition to rule.In contrast, here was my January 19 prediction (and rationale): ExpectShow More Summary

China And Pakistan Are Much Closer Than People Think

The China-Pakistan Axis: Asia’s New Geopolitics. By Andrew Small. C. Hurst & Co; $45. When China sent swift condolences to Pakistan after the slaughter of over 130 schoolchildren in a terror attack in Peshawar last month, it was more than a perfunctory gesture. Show More Summary

Working Remotely? 5 Tips To Impress Your Boss Anyway

Working remotely has a lot of benefits—you don’t have to wear pants, you save on commuting costs, you have more hours in your day that aren’t killed in a commute—but one big drawback: You don’t have face time with your … More » Working...Show More Summary

When the Bank Cut Me Off, I Had to Get Creative With Financing: Here’s What I Learned

When I first started out investing in real estate, just as many do, I was taking a more traditional approach. I thought you just needed to work hard, save up some down payment money, and go down to the local mortgage lender to get a loan. Being a handy young realtor, this should be easy, [...]Show More Summary

Can You Guess What Cancer-Causing Agent Researchers Just Found in Electronic Cigarettes?

Recent news regarding the safety of electronic cigarettes goes from bad to worse with the results of this latest study.

3 Companies with Better Dividends Than Annaly Capital Management, Inc.

Annaly Capital Management has a very high 11% dividend yield, but there might be better options out there.

"Historic" Blizzard To Slam Northeast On Monday Night: Over A Foot Of Snow Expected In New York City

If there were still any doubts whether the Fed would delay its "consensus" June rate hike, those just died a quiet death as a result of the latest "GDP-crushing" weather update, which according to the weather channel, will see Winter...Show More Summary

The CMO’s guide to crushing sales kickoff

Sales kickoffs aren’t just for sales teams. In fact, these events often provide a critical opportunity for chief marketing officers and their teams to advance the CMO’s key strategic themes for the year.

Grand Central: ECB Says QE Is on the Way

The European Central Bank said it would announce further policy measures later this morning after releasing its official policy statement, all but confirming a new bond-purchase program is coming. The central bank is expected to announce it will purchase 50 billion euros per month of government bonds for at least one year.

Axel Merk: Why Asset Prices Must Return To Lower Levels

Submitted by Adam Taggart via Peak Prosperity, Saying it's been a busy week and half on the central bank front is perhaps a sizeable understatement. First, the Swiss National Bank stunned the world (and its brethren central banks) by removing its peg to the Euro. Show More Summary

The Sorry State of Sam's Club, and Why Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Can't Give Up on the Warehouse

Comps are under pressure at Sam's Club for various reasons. Here’s what Wal-Mart is doing to spruce the club up, and why it's integral to the retailer.

Fiscal Cliff Forecasts

Robert Waldmann: 2013 and all that II: A fairly large number of economists have argued that Keynesians predicted that the fiscal cliff January 2013 and sequestration March 2013 would cause a recession. A fairly large number of Keynesian economists have...

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