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BRIEF-Benefitfocus promotes Ray August to chief executive officer
Nov 20 (Reuters) - Benefitfocus Inc: * Benefitfocus promotes Ray August to chief executive officer * Benefitfocus Inc - august will also retain title of president * Benefitfocus-Also appointed Benefitfocus founder, current CEO, Shawn Jenkins, to new position of senior advisor for innovation, beginning Jan. 1, 2018 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Our Standards:   Read More ...
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Too soon to say whether taxpayer-funded aluminum company is a 'public agency'
It’s too soon to determine whether Braidy Industries, the aluminum manufacturing company in which Kentucky taxpayers are a big shareholder, is a “public agency” that must disclose its records like state and local government. More >> It’s too soon to determine whether Braidy Industries, the aluminum manufacturing company in which Kentucky taxpayers are a big shareholder, is a “public agency” that must disclose its records like state and local government   Read More ...
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BRIEF-Fluor joint venture selected for Boston Green Line Rail Extension project
Nov 20 (Reuters) - Fluor Corp: * Fluor joint venture selected for Boston Green Line rail extension project * Fluor Corp - Fluor will book its share of contract value into backlog in Q4 of 2017 * Fluor Corp - Fluor-led joint venture was selected by MBTA as design-build team for estimated $2 billion Green Line Light rail extension in   Read More ...
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BRIEF-Kathleen Ligocki named to Carpenter board of directors
Nov 20 (Reuters) - Carpenter Technology Corp: * Kathleen Ligocki named to Carpenter board of directors * Carpenter Technology Corp - announced that Kathleen Ligocki has been appointed to company’s board of directors, effective immediately Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Our Standards:   Read More ...
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BRIEF-Urban reports Q3 earnings per share $0.41
Nov 20 (Reuters) - Urban Outfitters Inc * Urban reports record Q3 sales * Q3 earnings per share $0.41 * Q3 sales $893 million versus I/B/E/S view $861 million * Qtrly comparable retail segment net sales, which include comparable direct-to-consumer channel, increased 1% * Urban Outfitters Inc - As of October 31, 2017, total inventory decreased by $3.9 million, or 0   Read More ...
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Health nominee reaped big earnings from drug industry tenure
WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly disclosed financial records show that President Donald Trump's nominee to become Health and Human Services secretary reaped big earnings during his tenure as a top pharmaceutical executive. As a top drug industry veteran from 2007 to 2017, former Eli Lilly and Co. executive Alex Azar built a substantial financial portfolio now worth $9.5 million to $20.6 million, and he was paid nearly $2 million in his final year at the company   Read More ...
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BRIEF-BlackRock downgrades view of U.S. government, corporate bonds
Nov 20 (Reuters) - Blackrock Inc * BlackRock Inc’s Investment Institute downgrades view of 5-10 year U.S. government bonds to ‘underweight’ -note * BlackRock Investment Institute downgrades views of U.S. corporate investment grade bonds to neutral * BlackRock ranks bond categories on best-to-worst scale from overweight to neutral and underweight * BlackRock chief fixed-income strategist Jeffrey Rosenberg says he prefers   Read More ...
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Health nominee reaped big earnings from drug industry tenure
WASHINGTON (AP) - Newly disclosed financial records show that President Donald Trump's nominee to become Health and Human Services secretary reaped big earnings during his tenure as a top pharmaceutical executive. As a top drug industry veteran from 2007 to 2017, former Eli Lilly and Co. executive Alex Azar built a substantial financial portfolio now worth $9.5 million to $20.6 million, and he was paid nearly $2 million in his final year at the company   Read More ...
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Me, Myself and I: 4 Ways to Harness That Nagging Voice in Your Head
Share Add to Lifestyle Personal Improvement Me, Myself and I: 4 Ways to Harness That Nagging Voice in Your Head Internal dialogue is real, constant and often irrationally critical and pessimistic. Changing that tone is a powerful personal improvement.   Read More ...
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8 Moments That Can Make or Break Your Career
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Entrepreneurs See Opportunity Addressing Consumer Demand for Pesticide-Free Cannabis
The unique legal status of marijuana has left it outside the normal consumer protection oversight of government agencies. Entrepreneurs are filling the void.   Read More ...
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3 Ways to Boost Your Online Brand by Respecting Privacy
Share Add to Technology Online Privacy 3 Ways to Boost Your Online Brand by Respecting Privacy Consumers have soured on the trade in their personal data. A few companies are carving out a niche by rejecting Orwellian practices.   Read More ...
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4 Online Tools to Help Amplify Your Personal Brand
Share Add to Marketing Take It From The Pros 4 Online Tools to Help Amplify Your Personal Brand A strong personal brand makes everything easier.   Read More ...
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Here's How Taking Cybersecurity Very Seriously Enhances Your Brand
Share Add to Growth Strategies Cybersecurity Here's How Taking Cybersecurity Very Seriously Enhances Your Brand A company's success ultimately is only as great as its customer's trust.   Read More ...
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This Grocery Chain Is One of Tesla's First Semi Truck Buyers
Share Add to News and Trends Tesla This Grocery Chain Is One of Tesla's First Semi Truck Buyers The supermarket giant made a larger purchase than Walmart.   Read More ...
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That's Not a Typo, His Job Title Is "Sciencer"
Share Add to Starting a Business Whiskey That's Not a Typo, His Job Title Is "Sciencer" Patrick Saul's business card is just one small way you know that Old Town Distilling Co. isn't a typical whiskey company.   Read More ...
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What Are VCs Really Trying to Say? Here Are 3 Common Conversations Translated For You
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Twitter Says What You Do Offline Could Cost You Your 'Verified' Blue Checkmark
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How Vulnerable Are You to Cybercrime? (Infographic)
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How This Open Office Boosts Company Creativity and Productivity
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Wait, Did Elon Musk Just Announce A Flying Car?
Share Add to Technology Elon Musk Wait, Did Elon Musk Just Announce A Flying Car? Roads? Where the second generation Roadster is going, it doesn't need roads.   Read More ...
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The Latest: Duke Energy accepts lower rate increase, profit
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on regulatory hearings to decide how large a rate increase to allow a Duke Energy subsidiary (all times local): The nation's largest electric company has agreed to seek a lower rate increase on more than a million North Carolina customers and charge a lower potential profit margin, but still wants nearly $200 million a year to clean up the toxic byproducts of burning coal   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria may put 5,000 businesses out of business in Puerto Rico
It’s been 60 days since Hurricane Maria pummeled Puerto Rico and the unincorporated U.S. territory is still far from recovery. Estimates by one financial services firm that provides Small Business Administration-backed loans is estimating that more than 5,000 businesses there will go out of business due to the infrastructure collapse caused by the storm, according to this report by Public Radio International   Read More ...
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BRIEF-EVEREST RE GROUP EXTENDS CEO DOMINIC ADDESSO’S EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT
Nov 20 (Reuters) - Everest Re Group Ltd: * EVEREST RE GROUP ANNOUNCES EXTENSION OF DOMINIC ADDESSO’S EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT * EVEREST RE GROUP LTD - EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT OF DOMINIC J. ADDESSO, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, IS BEING EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 31, 2019 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Our Standards:   Read More ...
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Painting with precision: Local sign makers strive to keep trade alive
"There's a certain value to having something created by hand that you can't replicate with computer graphics, and I don't think that'll ever go away," Froeber says as he sits on a paint-splattered stool in their cozy studio in the former Dakota Business College building. "Lettering was always a main focus for both of us, and it was kind of a natural transition (to sign painting)   Read More ...
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Health nominee reaped big earnings from drug industry tenure
WASHINGTON (AP) - Newly disclosed financial records show that President Donald Trump's nominee to become secretary of the Health and Human Services Department reaped big earnings during his tenure as a top pharmaceutical executive. Former Eli Lilly and Co. executive Alex Azar (AY'-zahr) built a portfolio now worth as much as $20.6 million and was paid nearly $2 million in his final year at the company   Read More ...
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Albania premier asks EU for help seizing gang crime profits
TIRANA, Albania – Albania's prime minister wants European Union countries for support in cracking down on criminal gangs that profit from drug sales, prostitution, human trafficking and other illicit activities. Prime Minister Edi Rama said in a letter to the 28 EU members said gang leaders need to be arrested, convicted and have their assets accrued through criminal activity confiscated. Rama wrote in the letter shared with The Associated Press on Monday: "We want your help and offer ours in return, to catch these people and bring them to justice   Read More ...
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How to Leave the Hustle Behind and Focus on What Matters
Share Add to Work-Life Balance How to Leave the Hustle Behind and Focus on What Matters Working hard is a virtue, but too much of anything can become toxic.   Read More ...
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7 Must-Do Morning Routine Hacks
Share Add to Lifestyle Team Work 7 Must-Do Morning Routine Hacks Stack the odds in your favor every morning with these tricks.   Read More ...
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Do We Prefer Leaders Who Are More Like Dictators?
Share Add to Leadership Run a Better Business Do We Prefer Leaders Who Are More Like Dictators? Most leadership books will tell you a democratic, all-inclusive leadership style is best -- here's why they could be wrong.   Read More ...
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Father and Son Team Take On Greasy Fast Food With Simple, Healthy Meals
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Here Are 7 Well-Paying Side Hustles You Never Knew Existed
Let’s be honest -- who among us couldn’t use a little extra money? Whether you’re not getting enough hours at your current job, devoting time to a passion project, own your own business or just want some extra cash for the holidays, side gigs are an attractive, light-lift way to supplement your income. And the good news is that today, there’s no shortage of side gigs available   Read More ...
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WeWork's Headquarters Is the Ultimate Co-Working Space
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BRIEF-Walgreens receives notice of unsolicited mini-tender offer by TRC Capital to purchase up to 2 mln shares
Nov 20 (Reuters) - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc * Walgreens Boots Alliance - received notice of unsolicited mini-tender offer by TRC Capital Corporation to purchase up to 2 million shares of co’s stock * Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc - the offer to purchase up to 2 million shares of co’s stock is at a price of $67.88 per share in   Read More ...
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Painting with precision: Local sign makers strives to keep trade alive
"There's a certain value to having something created by hand that you can't replicate with computer graphics, and I don't think that'll ever go away," Froeber says as he sits on a paint-splattered stool in their cozy studio in the former Dakota Business College building. "Lettering was always a main focus for both of us, and it was kind of a natural transition (to sign painting)   Read More ...
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BRIEF-‍Sprott Inc and Sprott Asset Management urged Central Fund of Canada shareholders to vote for plan of arrangement​
Nov 20 (Reuters) - Central Fund Of Canada Ltd * sprott Inc - co, Sprott Asset Management urged shareholders of Central Fund of Canada Limited to vote for plan of arrangement Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Our Standards:   Read More ...
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