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How much of Amazon's woes are Jeff Bezos' fault?

His strategy of spending billions to build new business with little regard to short-term gains has come under scrutiny

Move Inc. (MOVE), Astec Industries Inc. (ASTE), MOCON Inc. (MOCO): Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors Continues to Make Bullish Moves

Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors continues to show itself bullish on the market. Yesterday, the funds affiliated with Mr. Gabelli (GAMCO, Gabelli Funds, GSI, Teton Advisors, Gabelli Foundation) disclosed significant boosts in its –acitivst- stakes in Move Inc. Show More Summary

Skadden Arps Plans Move to New Tower on Manhattan’s Far West Side

A soaring new skyscraper is poised to rise on Manhattan’s West Side, as legal giant Skadden Arps Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP has signed a letter of intent with Brookfield Property Partners to move to the planned 1 Manhattan West tower,...Show More Summary

Trex Co. Inc. Earnings: 3 Things to Look For

With the housing remodel business in a malaise, will Trex show growth?

Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD): Andreas Halvorsen Ups Stake While Other Investors Sell Oil Stocks

Tiger Cub Andreas Halvorsen thinks that Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) is a good investment and upped its position in the company, despite the fact that the stock lost some ground over the last months. As a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Viking Global, the hedge fund managed by Mr. Halvorsen reported holding almost 6.74 […]

Exclusive: Ford To Overhaul Lincoln Brand, This Time With Big Bucks

By Paul Lienert and Bernie Woodall DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co's new chief executive, Mark Fields, is giving the automaker's long-moribund Lincoln brand what his predecessor Alan Mulally never could: a little love and a lot of cash. Show More Summary

How to Keep Remote Employees Enthused, Energized and Engaged

By Michael Lee Stallard and Colton Perry. As seen on SmartBlog on Leadership.  A 49-year-old father of two hits his alarm clock at 6:30 a.m., starts a pot of coffee and prepares for his daily commute. For the past three years, Bill Lewis has worked for a large company based in the heart of New [...]Show More Summary

Twitter Will Teach The Homeless To Code When Learning Center Opens This Summer

Twitter-funded San Francisco facility NeighborNest will offer a safe place for city's poorest to learn tech and resume-writing skills. This summer Twitter will open a learning center in San Francisco in order to teach the homeless and some of the area's poorest citizens tech skills, The San Francisco Chronicle reports. Read Full Story

28 percent of American workers played hooky last year -- and some of their excuses were terrible

CareerBuilder.com has conducted its annual survey of employees and managers to find the worst excuses for missing work — and from the looks of the results, whatever lying skills we lack are more than made up for with fanciful imaginations. Show More Summary

San Francisco: The Lyft HQ has Gene Wilder Portrait-Doors, Abundant Pink Fur

Photo by Patricia Chang/Curbed SF Walk into the San Francisco headquarters of rideshare startup Lyft, tilt your head upward, and you'll see 8,000 fuchsia pool noodles hanging from the ceiling, there to create the feeling that you're walking underneath the...

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Hilton Foundation Invests $12 Million to End Homelessness

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is receiving well-deserved attention and accolades for its $12 million investment in efforts to increase the supply of supportive housing throughout Los Angeles County, California, helping thousands of long-term, chronically homeless people transition from homelessness and build new lives. Show More Summary

28% of American workers played hooky from work last year -- and some of their excuses were terrible

Careerbuilder.com has conducted its annual survey of employees and managers to find the worst excuses for missing work — and from the looks of the results, whatever lying skills we lack are more than made up for with fanciful imaginations. Show More Summary

You Aren't Amazon, But You Could Learn From Its Mistakes

Amazon's quarterly losses were to be expected. And that's where the fun begins for the online behemoth.

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