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Why Are American Colleges Obsessed With 'Leadership'?

What's wrong with being a follower? Or a lone wolf?<p>Earlier this month, more than 700,000 students submitted the Common Application for college admissions. They sent along academic transcripts and SAT scores, along with attestations of athletic or artistic success and—largely uniform—bodies of …

From joy to despair: Firms grapple with the frail Canadian dollar

Companies are grappling with a steep and speedy decline of the Canadian dollar that is bringing joy to some, but despair to others.<p>The loonie has fallen 15 per cent relative to the U.S. dollar in the past seven months, a rapid decline that has taken many Canadian firms by surprise. In the corporate …

CITI: Here comes $20 oil ...

In a note Monday, Ed Morse, global head of commodity research at Citi, wrote that with evidence of oversupply in the oil market, the bottom is not yet in for oil prices.<p>"<b>It's impossible to call a bottom point,"</b> Morse wrote, <b>"which could, as a result of oversupply and the economics of storage, fall</b> …

Lori Greiner: This was the first time I was really pissed off at an entrepreneur on 'Shark Tank'

But Greiner became so angry with Mark Aramli, founder of BedJet, that she pulled out of a deal due to Aramli's behavior.<p>Aramli tells Business Insider that he prepared his pitch hoping to get Greiner's attention due to her ability to get a product to become a sensation on QVC and in retailers like …