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US jobs, services sector data point to growth rebound

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell more than expected last week while activity in the services sector hit a six-month high in March, underscoring the economy’s solid fundamentals despite a recent softening … Continue reading

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‘Becoming Steve Jobs': Rare Insights into Steve Jobs’ Evolution and Personality

After an initial teaser post from John Gruber earlier this month and several leaks and excerpts, the new Steve Jobs biography Becoming Steve Jobs debuted yesterday, and we’ve had a chance to read through the book that offers a new … Continue reading

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How Steve Jobs Made Presentations Look Effortless

Steve Jobs turned presentations into an art form because he approached keynote presentations like an artist. Musicians, actors, and designers master their crafts over many hours—10,000 hours, according to writers like Malcolm Gladwell. Mastering public speaking skills is no exception … Continue reading

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SEC finalizes key JOBS Act rules for small businesses

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, led by Chair Mary Jo White, took a big step toward implementing the JOBS Act on Wednesday. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Nearly three years after the law was signed, the Securities and Exchange Commission has taken … Continue reading

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In Kraft-Heinz Deal, Will Chicago or Pittsburgh Lose More Jobs?

PITTSBURGH—H.J. Heinz Co. and Kraft Foods Group said their merger will create a new company “co-headquartered in Pittsburgh and the Chicago area.” That fuzzy concept will leave people in both places nervous. In Pittsburgh—where the Heinz name is stamped on … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Becoming Steve Jobs’ Focuses on Another Apple Era

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8 Lessons You Can Learn From Watching Young Steve Jobs Run a Meeting

Justin Sullivan—Getty Images Steve Jobs speaks at an Apple Special Event in San Francisco on Sept. 1, 2010. An inside look at a company meeting can teach you how Jobs did it, and did it well This post is in … Continue reading

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The debate within the Fed

LAST week the markets were braced for the Federal Reserve to drop the word “patient” from its commentary, signalling that a rate rise might follow in the summer. The word was duly dropped, but the rest of the Fed statement … Continue reading

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New book softens image of Apple’s Steve Jobs

(CNN)When Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs came out in October 2011 — less than three weeks after Jobs’ death — it crystallized many popularly held perceptions of the Apple co-founder. Yes, Jobs was brilliant. And yes, Jobs also could … Continue reading

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Why is it so hard for millennials to get a job?

With the median account balance under $19,000, 401(k)s are failing as a safety net. Here’s what went wrong. Article source: Article Source

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