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New York’s Six-Year Ban on Fracking to Continue?

What’s the difference between New York and Pennsylvania? There are, of course, many answers, but the one I want to focus on here has to do with energy production. The […]

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Engagement Rings Turning Nontraditional

More women are saying “Yes” to alternative engagement rings than traditional 2-carat diamond solitaires. At a time of year when wedding proposals are part of the holiday festivities, jewelers are […]

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D&B Credit Reports: Public Records and Trade Payments

This is the fourth in a series of posts on mining maximum insight from D&B credit reports. The insight in a credit report isn’t always obvious, but it is plentiful. […]

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US Manufacturing to Gain More Ground in 2015

As 2014 nears its close, a couple of recent reports suggest manufacturers may be in for a very happy new year in 2015, and beyond. Since the depths of the […]

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LendingClub Raises $870 Million in IPO

When January arrives and you need a remedy for your postholiday debt hangover, LendingClub may be able to help. The company, which claims to be “the world’s largest online marketplace […]

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Michael Dell Still Likes the Startup Life

Michael Dell enjoys running what he calls the “world’s biggest startup.” That startup — Dell Inc. — is one of the largest computer and services companies in the world, but […]

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Test Drive Your Career with a Summer Internship

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” We’ve all heard this. For college students it takes on an entirely new meaning, as now is the time to […]

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First Research Adds Six New Industry Reports

Providers of special effects and other post-production video services are finding growth in markets outside the motion picture industry. Although the movie business is dependent on visual effects, the small […]

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Oil Prices Plummet, Majors Slash Drilling Budgets

A recent drop in crude oil prices — a 40 percent drop in six months — is putting pressure on larger US producers to scale back on their exploration and […]

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D&B Credit Reports: History, Operations, and Corporate Linkage

This is the third in a series of posts on mining maximum insight from D&B credit reports. The insight in a credit report isn’t always obvious, but it is plentiful. […]