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The Five Largest US Banks in 2015: Who is Winning?

by Christian Hudspeth

May 26, 2015

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Despite the “Too Big to Fail” mantra that used to threaten the image of mega-sized banks years ago, ...

New 2015 Report: How CFOs Use Twitter

by Adam Anderson

May 19, 2015

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Our friends at social media agency Leadtail recently released a report on how CFOs are using social media, and the ...

IRS Proposes Lower Threshold for Taxing Casino Winnings

by Rob Heidrick

May 18, 2015

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US casino operators are pushing back against a proposal by the Internal Revenue Service to reduce the threshold at ...

The Verizon-AOL Deal: You’ve Got Video Ads

by Tim Green

May 12, 2015

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In recent years the “A” in AOL could stand for Advertising as well as America. The pioneer of the consumer ...

First Research Has Four New Industry Reports

by Anne Law

May 11, 2015

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Metal and mineral mining companies are increasingly using global positioning, communications, and imaging satellites ...

Housing Market Boom in 2015? It Depends on What You’re Selling

by Christian Hudspeth

May 6, 2015

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Whether you’re a homeowner or a renter in the US, you’re likely feeling the pinch of higher rent and ...

Could a Battery Be Elon Musk’s Most Disruptive Product Yet?

by Josh Lower

May 6, 2015

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Elon Musk has a history of making big announcements. You’re bound to have made a few when you revolutionize space ...

The First New US Oil Refinery in 40 Years Opens in North Dakota

by Stuart Hampton

May 5, 2015

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The abundance of crude oil in North Dakota’s Bakken shale play has prompted the creation of  something that the US ...

Shell’s Big Bid For BG Group

by Stuart Hampton

May 1, 2015

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Royal Dutch Shell, the venerable Anglo-Dutch oil company that rose from humble origins trading seashells to become an ...

Home Depot Bans Phthalates in Flooring Products

by Alexandra Biesada

April 27, 2015

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Consumer demand for healthier building products is shaking up the supply chains of home improvement retailers. On the ...

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