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  • Call to Stiffen Laws Worries Town Built by Guns Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 11:58 AM ET
    Remington

    Residents in Ilion, N.Y., whose economy is linked to a celebrated gunmaker, are worrying about Remington’s future. A closer look at the NY gun plant and its 1,000 workers.

  • Meet the Next 'Joe the Plumber' Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 11:42 AM ET
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    The Romney camp seems to have found its Joe the Plumber, but instead of unclogging toilets, "Chris the Baker" makes cookies.

  • Good News for Anyone With a Crappy Boss Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 10:33 AM ET
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    Bad bosses take note! You won't last. That's one comforting conclusion from "The Value of Bosses," a new working paper from three business school professors who set out to quantify the effect supervisors actually have on their workers.

  • Tech Startup Aims to Take the Hassle Out of Health Care Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 6:13 PM ET
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    ZocDoc, a free service, allows people to search for doctors based on location, specialty, insurance and reviews, and book them online.

  • Need Cash? A Different Kind of Crowdfunding Service Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 5:46 PM ET
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    For entrepreneurs who make granola or baby skincare products, a crowdfunding service called CircleUp may be the secret to their next leg of growth.

  • Struggling to Recover From a Cyberattack Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 3:18 PM ET
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    Rebuilding operations after a attack is no easy task. Some suggestions for engineering a cyber gameplan that's right for your business.

  • Four Financial Habits of Effective, Wealthy CEOs Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 12:26 PM ET
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    If you're like most entrepreneurs, you've invested everything you have into your business. And that's a huge mistake.

  • Building a Great Start-Up Culture Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 11:03 AM ET
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    Early culture decisions are important and set the course of the company. Experts weigh in on crafting a culture that's right for your new venture.

  • The Role Of Fate In Your Job Search Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 9:17 AM ET
    Forked Road

    During your journey to find your next career be open to the possibility that you might also find your soul mate, spouse, a great new friend or a great future client along your path.

  • Entrepreneurs and the Retirement Trap Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 10:43 AM ET
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    The dream of running your own business sometimes blinds people to the world's ugly realities.

  • Facebook's Fallen Stock, a Cautionary Tale for Startups Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 10:31 AM ET
    Facebook

    As Wall Street watches Facebook's stock continue to plummet, it's not just impacting investors, it's also casting a long shadow across venture-backed startups.

  • Start-Ups Turn Giants' Problems Into Profits Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 4:59 PM ET
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    We're not talking recycling. We're talking Eveready operational problems or issues that emerge and need to be addresses and solved quickly to benefit customers.

  • The Next Startup Boom: Hearing Aids? Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 4:52 PM ET
    Skullcandy earbuds

    The iPod generation may face a real problem: hearing loss. As younger generations routinely plug in their ear buds, they could unwittingly join the millions of American’s who suffer some degree of hearing loss. So it’s no surprise that startups have begun to tap into this growing demand.

  • Is Amazon Going Bricks-and-Mortar? Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 2:09 PM ET
    amazon.com

    Amazon is experimenting with a new approach: Amazon Lockers.

  • Inventing More Inventors at 'Quirky' Start-up Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 11:34 AM ET
    Quirky's Pivot Power

    Kaufman’s three-year old start-up aims to solve the pesky problems of everyday life.

  • RNC Preview: The Tycoon Behind Tampa's Strip Club Scene Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 10:07 AM ET
    Strip Club

    Tampa and strip clubs are often mentioned together, like New York City and the Statue of Liberty. Or San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge. Or St. Louis and the Arch.

  • Facebook’s Ambition Collides With Harsh Market Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 4:00 AM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg

    Once hailed as the most valuable technology company to hit Wall Street, Facebook is now worth just over half what it was three months ago, with shares closing at $20.01 Monday. Wall Street analysts are openly wondering whether its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, has the business skills to deliver on his promises, the New York Times reports.

  • Investor Peter Thiel Sells Facebook Shares Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 6:42 PM ET
    Facebook

    Early investor Peter Thiel has sold nearly all of his Facebook shares, as part of a selling plan he adopted before the company's IPO on May 18.

  • Kickstarter's 10 Biggest Success Stories Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 1:32 PM ET
    Kickstarter co-founders Yancey Strickler, Perry Chen, and Charles Adler attend the 2012 Made In NY Awards at Gracie Mansion on June 4, 2012 in New York City.

    Crowd funding has been a buzzword in the start-up world for years. For most entrepreneurs, though, it was virtually mythological.

  • How Paul Ryan's Abs Juiced Sales For a Fitness Company Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 11:35 AM ET
    Republican vice presidential candidate, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks during a campaign rally at the NASCAR Technical Institute on August 12, 2012 in Mooresville, North Carolina.

    P90x has seen an increase in traffic in web searches since Vice Presidential candidate, Paul Ryan, revealed that he used the workout program.

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