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The IRS Doubles Down On Secrecy

Faced with blistering criticism over how it handled exemption applications, accusations that it wrongly – and, perhaps, even criminally – withheld e-mails from lawmakers and the public, and rising concerns that it is the most secretive government agency we have, what is the Internal Revenue …

8 Powerful Windows Apps That Embrace Simplicity

We're following the trend of simplicity. Minimalistic design is what most programs aspire to present their potential users with. One-purpose and …

Deep-value stocks are scarce, but they can still be found

<i>Norman Rothery is the value investor for Globe Investor's</i> Strategy Lab<i>. Follow his contributions</i> here <i>and view his model portfolio here</i><i>.</i><p>Deep-value investing is a powerful way to beat the market, but deep-value stocks are an endangered species in the U.S., according to money manager Patrick …

The Psychology Behind Costco's Free Samples

Mini pizza bagels? Now we're talking.<p>In 2010, a Minnesotan named Erwin Lingitz was arrested in a Supervalu grocery store after spending an excessive amount of time at the deli counter. In the words of a Supervalu spokesperson, Lingitz had violated “societal norms and common customer understanding …

Credit Karma Tops $1 Billion Valuation For Personal-Finance Tools

Hoping to do for personal finance what Expedia and other sites did for travel, Credit Karma Inc. has raised $75 million in growth funding from major late-stage investors at a valuation of more than $1 billion.<p>Previous investors Google Capital, Tiger Global Management and Susquehanna Growth Equity …

These Are The 25 Best Universities If You Want To Work In Finance, According To LinkedIn

The professional social network used an innovative method to come up with the ranking. It found people on the website who listed themselves as working in finance, broke that down by the university he or she attended, and ranked each university in terms of how "desirable" the jobs that their alumni …

Finance

Hydration - What You Need to Know

<i>By Steve Born</i><p>How your cooling system works<p>When we exercise, we burn molecular fuel (mostly glycogen). But we also burn some protein, fat, and blood …

Here's The Difference Between What Wall Street And The Options Market Are Predicting For Stocks In 2014

Options guru Jared Woodard of Condor Options compares the year-end 2014 S&P 500 price targets of Wall Street strategists to the forward range for the index in 2014 implied by the options market in the chart below.<p>"Neutral is the new bearish," says Woodard.<p>"The minimum estimate in this survey [of …

Wall Street