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Why Humans Are So Successful…

I was watching a show on the Discovery Channel recently. This scientist guy had a school of chimpanzees, the second most intelligent animal on Earth. He put a banana inside

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The Value of Christmas

I’m one of “those people.” I travel with the family every year on Thanksgiving and the day after I am playing Christmas music in the car. The kids, who have

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What a Fiscally Responsible Stimulus Program Looks Like

Harry S. Dent | Monday, December 17, 2012 >> Enough now! It’s time to get real. Here’s what we need done to get this once-great country back on track:  

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Why a Tax Hike on the Top 2% Will Hurt Us All

The fiscal cliff continues to loom ever nearer while the powers-that-be battle over the best way to save us. Scratch that. They’re not interested in finding the best way to

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Economists Just Don’t Grasp the Power of Demographics

I had a debate recently on Maria Bartiroma’s “Closing Bell” show with Ron Insana. He’s a major contributor to CNBC. I’ve watched Ron over the years and I like him.

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Black Friday is Now a Retailer’s Nightmare

  There is ONE day a year every retailer used to wait for with tingling anticipation… but not anymore. The giddy feelings have been replaced with hard dread… The day

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

I guess it wasn’t enough to get all the benefits… now those 55 years and older are taking all the work as well! The recent jobs figures came out the

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The Pain in Spain

The Pain in Spain from Unemployment The Pain in Spain… …Falls mostly on the young! The official unemployment rate in Spain is now 24.47%. When your unemployment rate is that