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The NY Times Is Killing Its Car Section; This Review Is Proof It Shouldn't

This weekend’s Sunday <i>New York Times</i> Automobiles section will be the Gray Lady’s last; the paper has decided—perhaps foolishly—for business reasons to no longer publish what had become, over 20 years, a weekend ritual for those of us in the business and many of you reading this now.<p>The closure hits …

Finance Manager Salary in Phoenix, Arizona

$51,182 - $110,413<p>Add this chart to your site: 640px 300px<p>How much does a Finance Manager make in Phoenix, AZ?<p>In Phoenix, a Finance Manager earns an …

The Cities Stealing Jobs From Wall Street

When we think about American finance, the default image is of a pinstriped banker on Wall Street. But increasingly financial services is shifting …

Financial Services

Baseball's Shrinking Gap Between Worst and First

Postseason Expansion, Economic Reforms Leave More Contending Teams<p>On June 8, the Minnesota Twins were in last place in the American League Central. They were in the midst of another rebuilding year, or so it seemed, until they did something utterly bizarre: Like a team loading up for the stretch …

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2002 'Moneyball' draft class in review

If Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane is the engine that drives "Moneyball" -- the book and movie versions -- Jeremy Brown plays the role of the …

Dodgers release Olivo after ear-biting

NEW YORK -- The Dodgers released journeyman catcher Miguel Olivo on Thursday, two days after he bit off a portion of teammate Alex Guerrero's left …

19 Words That Will Make People Like You More

By Bill Murphy Jr. | Small Business

Why Building A Better Mousetrap Doesn't Work Anymore

Once upon a time, you could succeed in business by building a better mousetrap—a product that was better than your competitors. Yesterday, you could succeed by building a better ecosystem.<p>Today, you need to build a better ecosystem that continues to be perceived as better and that somehow generates …

Three Strategies For Managing The Economy Of Access

We live in an exceptional moment in history. Gigantic changes are under way in society. Everything we do is being re-invented—how we live, how we work, how we play, how we communicate, even how we think and how we feel.<p>The first thing the Internet did was to begin eliminating the middle men, the …

Use of public transit isn’t surging

<i>David King is an assistant professor of urban planning at Columbia University. Michael Manville is an assistant professor of city and regional planning at Cornell University. Michael Smart is an assistant professor of city planning at Rutgers University.</i><p>The American Public Transportation …

MIT is about to become the world’s first Bitcoin economy

What would happen if every undergraduate student on a campus got $100 in Bitcoins? And what if that campus was the endlessly inventive MIT?<p>Those questions are behind a new Bitcoin experiment at MIT, which prides itself on pioneering emerging technologies. More than half a million dollars has been …

US Airways' graphic Twitter mistake doesn't deter business travelers - Phoenix Business Journal

US Airways’ accidental pornographic tweet last week caused plenty of social media embarrassment for the Tempe-based airline.<p>But business and other …

July WTI oil trades at $65.66/bbl, up from $65.63 before the rig data

Jun 8, 2018<br>1:25 PM<p>Unlike some shoppers who say they were cut off by Amazon after a few returns, an Indiana husband-and-wife team was able to defraud the e-commerce giant for years before getting nabbed.<p>Jun 8, 2018<br>1:24 PM<p>Only 8% of single moms graduate within six years.<p>Jun 8, 2018<br>1:16 PM<p>Baker Hughes …

This Is Why We Don’t Have Google X Hoverboards Yet

Yes, Google X tried to design a hoverboard.<p>If <i>Back to the Future</i> has taught us anything, it’s that hoverboards are amazing, and it is one of 2014’s inexcusable tragedies that they are not yet real.<p>Which isn’t to say that some very smart people haven’t tried to build them. In this month’s inside look …

USA TODAY Mobile Apps

Apps that Go Beyond News<p>The USA TODAY app allows you to be completely immersed in the news with award-winning storytelling and photography, rich-media videos, full 360-degree experiences and virtual reality.<p>Now you can get the same great content, with zero interruptions. Download now and start a …

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MLB, MLBPA agree to improve joint drug program

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association agreed Friday on significant enhancements to the Joint Drug Prevention and …

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"Americans are Still Moving to the Suburbs"

Andy Kiersz's article in the <i>Business Insider</i> (see <i>Americans are Still Moving to the Suburbs</i>) summarizes data from the US Census Bureau's American …

Event Producers Give the Super Bowl Halftime Show a "B+"

NEW YORK After last year's show-stopping Beyoncé performance—and the subsequent 34-minute blackout—the Super Bowl halftime show took a more …

Why Can't Amazon And Apple Catch a Break on Madison Ave?

There are few companies as admired, beloved and dominant in their industries as Amazon and Apple. So when the two ventured into the ad business …

Eugene Register-Guard

Spring training is baseball tourism ritual

Football has an iron grip on the nation’s TV remotes these days.<p>College has used its seemingly endless supply of bowls. The NFL will wrap up with the …

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