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Why The Kennedy Tax Cut Never Really Happened

11 Dec 2017 22:34


It is no accident that Republicans describe the 1964 tax legislation signed by Lyndon Johnson as "the Kennedy tax cut." Portraying the popular, martyred president as a fellow supply-sider helps in the current tax debate.


While Walgreens Has A Higher Impression Score, More Consumers Are Talking About CVS

11 Dec 2017 22:32


As the competition heats up, current and former customers of each drugstore give both brands a win


American Express Platinum Presents Drake -- The Most Exclusive Performance During Art Basel

11 Dec 2017 22:08


American Express presented an intimate Drake concert at the Miami Beach Edition for 400 guests.


This Week In Bitcoin: The IRS Targets Coinbase, Venezuela To Mint Its Own Cryptocurrency

11 Dec 2017 22:02


Writing about blockchain and bitcoin right now is a little like buying a new computer in the 1990s. The tech was advancing so fast that as soon as you brought the thing home, it was sorely outdated. Similarly, the cryptocurrency world changes almost faster than you can write about it.


Marlins' Christian Yelich Is A Fine Consolation Prize For Dodgers

11 Dec 2017 22:00


Either of these players is worth Miami's pick of L.A.'s' minor league system. Another prospect or two, plus Joc Pederson, if they want a cheap thumper. If it takes Alex Verdugo to get a deal done, I wouldn't hesitate for a second. Ozuna would be an excellent Dodger. Yelich would be a better one.


A Two-Tier Degree Risks Creating A Two-Tier Education

11 Dec 2017 21:56


Concern over the cost of higher education has prompted proposals to create two-year degrees, but they could end up devaluing choices made by poorer students.


5 Fearless Female Founders To Follow In 2018

11 Dec 2017 21:51


Get ready for 2018 by following five fearless women who are taking on some of the most urgent issues of the day, including the gender gap in tech, disaster relief in Puerto Rico, and child marriage in the United States.


The Best Mobile Banking Apps of 2017

11 Dec 2017 21:39


People increasingly use mobile banking apps instead of visiting branches. Every year, MagnifyMoney ranks the best mobile banking apps. In 2017, there were some surprising new names at the top of the list.


Taylor Swift's 'Fearless' Album Has Been Certified Diamond

11 Dec 2017 21:36


Swift's breakout album has now moved 10 million units in America alone.


SWIFT And The New Regulatory Environment Of 2018

11 Dec 2017 21:36


From January 1 2018, financial institutions that use SWIFT will comply with a new cybersecurity framework that establishes a baseline for security. Many will remember the heist that happened last year that saw Bangladesh Bank lose $81m and the backlash has resulted in this new regulatory framework.


ADPVoice: The Key To Talent Retention In Professional Services

11 Dec 2017 21:30


The unemployment rate in the professional and business services supersector has been around five percent throughout 2016, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Guillermo Del Toro And His Film 'Shape Of Water' Lead 2018 Golden Globe Nominations

11 Dec 2017 21:29


This year’s awards list has Latino representation in top categories, including a best animated film nomination for Día de los muertos themed ’Coco.’


A Greener Path To Commerce--Exploring The Future Of Renewable Energy

11 Dec 2017 21:26


As retailers try to reduce their carbon footprint, a green shift is looming on the commerce front.


There's Only One Way To Save 'The Walking Dead' Now, And It Isn't Pretty

11 Dec 2017 21:19


'The Walking Dead' needs new people at the helm in order to right this sinking ship.


The Killers, The Lumineers And More Show Off Songwriting Night Two Of Almost Acoustic Christmas

11 Dec 2017 21:19


After a rocking and political night one of KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas, headliners the Killers led a more joyous celebration, that also included the Lumineers. Foster The People and more, of great songs that transcended genre.


Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Should Be Embarrassed By This Report

11 Dec 2017 21:18


The most embarrassing thing about the report released today by the Treasury about the Senate-passed tax bill is that Secretary Steve Mnuchin doesn't seem to be at all embarrassed by it.


Innovation Leaders: Deloitte's Ragu Gurumurthy

11 Dec 2017 21:16


My interview with Ragu Gurumurthy, the chief catalyst for innovation and digital transformation at Deloitte and the Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Digital Officer. He orchestrates innovation across the firm and pushes Deloitte's businesses to innovate at scale.


Starting From Scratch: unspun

11 Dec 2017 21:09


An interview with unspun co-founder, Kevin Martin, at the HAX office in Shenzhen. unspun is a start-up that uses 3D data to create custom-fit jeans in days.


Helped By HAX: The Shenzhen Start-Up Scene

11 Dec 2017 21:09


An interview with HAX Managing Director, Duncan Turner, in Shenzhen. HAX invests in, and helps accelerate, hardware startups.


Why Does Shenzhen Hold Such Appeal For Start-Ups?

11 Dec 2017 21:09


We interviewed several start-ups at HAX's China office, and asked them why being in Shenzhen is a benefit for their companies.

          
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