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    Lululemon athletica has emerged not only as one of the nation's fastest-growing retailers, but also as one of the market's ...
  2. What responsibilities does a company take on after an acquisition?

    Read about some of the most important responsibilities assumed by new company management after a successful acquisition has ...
  3. Venezuela Teeters On Edge As Oil Revenues Shrink

    Low oil prices have drastically revised the economic status quo -- dealing a destabilizing blow to oil-exporters like Venezuela ...
  4. What Must The UK Do To Keep North Sea Oil Afloat?

    The UK government may need to take drastic action to ensure the viability of UK North Sea offshore oil production amid high ...
  5. Gas Dispute Poses Risks For Both The EU And Russia

    The Russia-Ukraine gas dispute has caused energy insecurity for the EU, which is seeking new gas suppliers, and market uncertainty ...
  6. What kind of training do I need for a career in business analytics?

    Learn all about the types of skills and training that can prepare you for a career in the fast-growing field of business ...
  7. Quickbooks vs. Quicken

    QuickBooks and Quicken are two of the most widely used financial management tools in the world. Determine which one is right ...
  8. First Resume? Tips For High School Students

    Here's how to shape your school projects, babysitting and any other jobs you've had into a resume that will get you hired.
  9. Start Saving Now! Here's Why

    When money is tight early in your career, saving may seem a waste of time – but even a small amount can pay big dividends, ...
  10. Surprising Ways A Mortgage Affects A Credit Score

    It takes a good credit score to get favorable mortgage rates. Then, how you pay a mortgage will shape your score – just having ...
  11. What Is The Average Salary For An MBA Graduate?

    An MBA is often described as a surefire way to increase one's salary. It turns out that compensation for MBA graduates is ...
  12. Changing Money: Best Places In Washington, D.C.

    Visiting Washington, D.C., from abroad? Here are tips for exchanging currency focused on location, price and other options.
  13. 4 Signs You're Headed For Financial Trouble

    Here are some warnings that you could be in over your head financially – and how to fix the situation before it's too late.
  14. BillGuard Vs. Mint Vs. SigFig Vs. Personal Capital

    Which of these financial apps deserves a place on your mobile? That depends on your needs and how sophisticated you want ...
  15. How Do Women Close The Retirement Savings Gap?

    Every year, BlackRock conducts a survey to learn about the attitudes and behavior of investors. We just released our findings ...
  16. GMAT or GRE: Is One Better for MBA Applicants?

    In prior years, those applying to an MBA program had to take the GMAT exam. Today, a growing number of universities accept ...
  17. Which Is Better: A Salary or Hourly Wages?

    A salary may be the more prestigious option – but you could take home more being paid by the hour.
  18. 3 Things That Could Hold Intuitive Surgical Back

    Taking a long-term view that favors Intuitive Surgical developer increasing in value, doesn't mean that there are near-term ...
  19. What's an Agency Problem?

    An agency problem occurs when a conflict of interest arises for an agent -- a person acting on behalf of another person. ...
  20. How can I invest in credit card companies?

    Learn about the different ways to invest in credit card company stock as well as the advantages and drawbacks of each investment ...
  21. Is the high cost of installing solar panels justified by the money saved by going ...

    Find out whether solar panels pay off in the long run and about how long homeowners who purchase them have to wait to break ...
  22. What is a common number for days payable outstanding? (DPO)?

    Understand the accounting term, days payable outstanding (DPO), and learn what the most common time period is for a company ...
  23. What role do SPVs / SPEs play in public-private partnerships?

    Find out why governments and private actors prefer to use special purpose vehicles, or SPVs, when they undertake public-private ...
  24. If my home runs power off the grid, what is the specific environmental impact?

    Going off the grid, or using solar energy, can result in much more than saving the homeowner money. It can help the planet ...
  25. How Instagram Makes Money

    Like many big names in social media, Instagram started as a fun idea without a clear path to profit.
  26. 10 Hottest Startups In 2015

    Check out these 10 hot startup companies that will rock the world in 2015.
  27. Why Is Deflation Bad For The Economy?

    While some inflation is good for economic growth, when prices begin to fall after an economic downturn, deflation may set ...
  28. Profit From High Consumer Spending With Visa Or Mastercard

    American consumers have more money to spend thanks to falling gas prices. Investing in Visa and MasterCard may give investors ...
  29. Strategic Bathroom Enhancements With Huge Returns

    Even modest investments to improve a small bathroom can yield considerable rewards.
  30. 5 Things You Need For A Good Credit Score

    How good a credit score you have depends on 5 factors. What they are and what it takes to better your credit rating if it's ...
  31. Can American Capital Agency Maintain Its Dividend?

    Dividend investors know that real estate investment trusts with REITs that invest in mortgage-backed securities produce double-digit ...
  32. Best Resumes For MBA Applications

    Which resume will win the heart of the B-school dean of admissions? Never mind laying on the charm, get to the point – forcefully. ...
  33. What's a Transfer Price?

    A transfer price is what one unit of a business charges another unit of the same business for a good or service. The transfer ...
  34. Use Your Credit Card To Boost Your Credit Score

    Misusing credit cards can blow your credit – but using them well can boost your score. How to grow a history, fix bad credit, ...
  35. Are acquisitions only for large companies?

    Learn how mergers and acquisitions, despite what the media portrays, actually take place more often among small companies ...
  36. The Top Ten Economic Indicators In The UK

    We list below ten key economic indicators for the United Kingdom, the world’s 6th-largest economy.
  37. Which Degree Is Better For A Business Career?

    Business administration and finance degrees can both lead to good jobs. Finance builds more quantitative skills, administration ...
  38. Is SodaStream Ready For A Come Back?

    It's not easy to be a SodaStream investor. The once-fizzy market has gone flat, shedding roughly three-quarters of its value ...
  39. Is there a limit to the number of SPVs / SPEs a company can create?

    Find out how many special purpose entities a corporation can create, and why legislating these affiliate companies can be ...
  40. What level of default rate is typical for the credit services industry?

    Learn how default rates affect businesses in the credit services industry, and what rates are considered normal for a company ...
  41. What is the most typical holding in an SPV?

    Learn why property-based investments are the most common kind of holding within a Special Purpose Vehicle, or SPV, and how ...
  42. How Two Harbors' Derivatives Work?

    Mortgage REITs, like Two Harbors , have cut their dividend payments as interest rate trends have eaten into profitability ...
  43. Best Books For Entrepeneurs

    Entrepreneurs wear many hats. Here are books that will help you find and manage talent, provide ultimate customer service, ...
  44. World's Top 10 Internet Companies

    Investopedia has compiled a list of the top 10 Internet companies in the world based on revenue and market cap.
  45. Is An MBA The Best Bet For Finance, Econ Students?

    An MBA offers a fairly comprehensive business education, while a master's program in finance or economics focuses on a more ...
  46. Resume How-to's For Teachers

    Resume skills are important for every teacher whether you're just starting out or mid-career. Use these pointers.
  47. How do interpersonal skills influence a business culture?

    Interpersonal skills are vital to business culture because they determine not only how a person interacts with others, but ...
  48. Is there a natural rate of cyclical unemployment?

    Learn more about cyclical unemployment and find out about the relationship of cyclical unemployment to the natural unemployment ...
  49. What can policymakers do to decrease cyclical unemployment?

    Learn about the tools available to policymakers to reduce cyclical unemployment, and find out more about the role of expansionary ...
  50. What factors in a business most affect its core competencies?

    Learn about the different factors that affect a business's core competencies, and how businesses can use these competencies ...
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    Here's a look at the differences between these types of charitable organizations.
  3. How To Monetize Your YouTube Channel

    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
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    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
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    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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