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Goldman Sachs Declares Solar Energy Will Soon Be Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels, and Elon Musk is a Genius

They may be one of the greediest, most exploitative firms on Wall Street, but Goldman Sachs knows a profitable investment when they see one. The …

Frontrunner to lead India picks holy Hindu city for election race

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The frontrunner to become India’s next prime minister has announced he will run for election in the holy city of Varanasi, a decision that could galvanize support among fellow Hindus but may focus attention on accusations of religious bias.<p>Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, …

Ideas for Engaging Facebook Posts - Facebook Marketing

Many Facebook Fan Pages become ghost towns in short order. This happens for one of two reasons and both tend to be somewhat intertwined: you run out of creative content ideas and your audience never really engages.<p>Helping you avoid that death spiral is the goal of this Facebook Marketing - Ideas …

What Employers Are Thinking When They Look At Your Facebook Page

Why interview when you can Facebook stalk? Yesterday, I told you about a study suggesting that employers can judge candidates’ future work performance by spending five to ten minutes lurking on their Facebook pages.<p>Some readers were outraged by this. “I truly wish employers would stop using …

Venture capital funds are shunning clean tech, but that could mean there are deals to be had

Tech IPO funding has gone through the roof this year. But clean technology companies aren’t seeing the love they used to. Instead they’re scrambling for early-stage funding.<p>According to research from PitchBook, the amount of capital invested by VC funds into clean-tech companies (which can include …

Prediction: Goodbye iPod

On Tuesday, Apple will unveil the new version of the iPhone and may even unveil a number of new versions but lost in the shuffle of new product announcements could be the fact that the company is going through the most significant set of product updates on the iOS line in a very long time. Let’s …

Facebook’s market value passed $100 billion amid optimism that the social network can bolster sales from mobile ads. | http://bloom.bg/17YqjbY (Photo: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)

More pain in Spain but signs of recovery

Companies are looking at exports for growth as unemployment cripples domestic demand.<p>They used to provide swimming pools and hot tubs to homes across Spain during a construction boom that saw swaths of the Spanish coasts disappear under concrete. But when the building bubble spectacularly burst in …

Taxi Pricing: Hail or Call?

(Photo: Savio Sebastian)<p>I called a taxi for a short trip in Melbourne, Australia. When I paid the price on the meter, the driver added a $2 booking …

Different Kinds of Moms Have Babies at Different Times of Year

(Photo: Dave Herholz)<p>We’ve written in the past about the relationship between a child’s month of birth and a variety of later outcomes. In</i> …

How Much Tax Are Athletes Willing to Pay?

The <b>Laffer</b> Curve is a unicorn-y concept that seeks to explain the rate of taxation at which revenues will fall because earners either move away or …

Rajan: in his own words | Financial Times

Print this page<p>Before Raghuram Rajan takes up the top job at the Reserve Bank of India, what can we tell from his own writing about what kind of …