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KFC Staff Will Miss The Woman Who Spent A Week In The Restaurant Mourning A Bad Breakup

Not the KFC involved. Just a KFC. (Morton Fox)<p>Burying your head in a gallon of chocolate frozen custard while letting the tears fall into the bucket …

5 Signs You’re The Type Of Boss Everyone Loves

In a recent LinkedIn post, Bernard Marr, an enterprise performance expert and author of "25 Need-To-Know Key Performance Indicators," shares 10 signs you're a great boss. Here are some of our favorites:<p>"The captain must steer the ship," Marr says. The best managers have a clear vision of the …

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

Three Cities Show How Food Trucks Live and Die on Political Whim

Maybe you don't care about food trucks.<p>Maybe you eat leftovers at your desk, or frequent the restaurant next to your office.<p>But if you care about people having access to good, reasonably priced food, and the ability to open and operate a safe, responsible and successful business, the food-truck …

US Congress banned from editing Wikipedia after staff caught trolling

Wikipedia has been forced to ban users inside the US Congress building from making edits to the collaborative encyclopaedia, after at least one member of staff began trolling the site.<p>A number of edits, apparently made in jest, have been picked up by the automatic twitter bot Congress Edits, which …

Legendary Wall Streeter Bob Farrell Had A Quote That Described This Market Perfectly

But Jeff Saut — cited by Art Cashin, the veteran NYSE trader at UBS — calls this an "unloved rally."<p>To explain the dynamic, Saut draws on legendary Merrill Lynch strategist Bob Farrell, who said the following in 1989 (via Cashin).<p>It's all about how everyone is unhappy: economists, money managers, …

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FORTUNE — As if Landon Donovan’s controversial omission from the U.S.’s World Cup team wasn’t bad enough, fans of U.S. Soccer now have another setback to deal with: Goldman Sachs (GS) is picking against you.<p>After crunching the data, including all competitive matches (meaning no friendlies) going …

What Coke can teach us about Whole Foods' future

If you've bought Whole Foods Market stock anytime in the past two years, you're probably not very happy about what's happened. In a nutshell, one of the great growth stocks of the past 15 years has been an absolute dud, unless you decided to sell out last October.<p>While the rest of the market was on …

Median Home Price and Salary Required in 27 Major Cities

Tim Manni, the Managing Editor at HSH.com, has a new commentary out entitled <i>"The Salary You Must Earn to Buy a Home in 27 Metros"</i>. The opening tease …

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Why Inflation Is So Low

With the Federal Reserve pumping trillions of dollars into the economy the past several years, why has inflation remained so low?<p>Transcript<p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:<p>And the new inflation numbers came out this morning. They show a slight uptick in inflation. But as we've seen for some time now, it …