Dow’s Plummet from 18,292 Means Economy is Still Shaky

So the U.S. stock market remains volatile after the Federal Reserve showed a lack of confidence in the economic recovery — ostensibly, globally and nationally. How can we discern the Fed is not confident about the economy? The Fed declined to raise the interest rate this week.

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IPO Guru: Why the Frantic IPO Pace Heading into 2012

Although a disappointing year for initial public offerings, several companies aim went public in Dec. 2011 — making it the most IPO activity since 2007.

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Wall Street Protests Failed from Lack of Marketing Principles

From New York to Seattle, people have wondered about the impact of the Wall Street protests. No one is asking, but if the protesters wanted to know how to win, they needed to conduct a cohesive major-marketing campaign.

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Leadership — Did Carol Bartz Provide a Good Example at Yahoo?

Unfortunately, for Yahoo stakeholders, Ms. Bartz was simply an example of the Peter Principle. She rose to her level of incompetence.

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How CEOs, Taxes and Policymakers Have Failed the U.S.

President Trump was elected largely because businesspeople and consumers lacked confidence in the economy – for good reasons.

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Federal Reserve Behavior Typified What Was Wrong with Economy

All indications are Jerome Powell, the Federal Reserve chair appointed by President Trump, will lead the Fed to more discernment. With his appointment coupled with the president’s economic initiatives, the economy will continue to improve. There was a troubling schism in U.S. politics, monetary policy and management of the economy.

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Funding Options to Navigate This Marketplace Bedlam

Uncertainties regarding Wall Street, actions by the Federal Reserve, and funding often set off alarm bells. But if you’re looking for capital, there are reasons to hope, according to leading consultant Joey Tamer.

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More Focus on Critical Thinking in Business Schools

We are getting so jaded by negative business headlines prompted by greed and dysfunction, it was refreshing to read a positive story. One such article caught my eye. It tells the story of how dynamic changes in the global economy are prompting a new approach in management education.

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Despite Missteps, Facebook Succeeds in its Product Life Cycle

If you’re a prospective Facebook stakeholder looking to profit from the social-networking site – as an investor or major advertiser – beware of all the Facebook hype. Facebook continues in its missteps.

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Legal War on Wall Street Chicanery Isn’t Finished

Why New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, the Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating Wall Street.

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Seattle business consultant Terry Corbell provides high-performance management services and strategies.