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Rio Tinto, Philip Morris Among Stock Losers Set To Rebound In 2014

Picking the losing stocks of 2013 is, quite frankly, not the easiest task. The stock market of 2013 was so bullish that its momentum (an over 25% return) carried many a company along with it, deserving of the upswing or not. Conventional wisdom suggests that the stocks that did produce negative …

Why the 9-to-5 Day Is So Tough on Creative Workers

"Knowledge workers" tend to be more unfocused in both the early morning and mid-afternoon. Why force them to work when they're least productive?<p>Today, workers are putting in increasingly more hours—so much so that the 40-hour week has become a relic of the past. But pushing employees to clock up …

Bailout exit does not mark end of Ireland's financial crisis, says Noonan

As Ireland prepares to become the first country to exit eurozone bailout, there are still several reasons why its finance minister Michael Noonan thinks the crisis is not over just yet<p>Viewed through the ruthlessly narrow lens of the financial markets, Ireland's rehabilitation has been impressive. …

Shopify Predicts Three Major Retail Shifts in 2014

A revolution is playing out in the retail industry and small businesses have the upper hand, according to one industry insider.<p>According to Shopify Chief Platform Officer Harley Finkelstein, the future of retail belongs to the entrepreneur and the creator, rather than the big-box stores. …

Why Nobody Wants to Shop at the Mall Anymore

The pattern established over Black Friday weekend has continued: While sales at brick-and-mortar stores have slumped, e-retail sales keep on …