WASHINGTON, May 1- The U.S. manufacturing expansion held steady at near a two-year low in April, but a jump in consumer sentiment and stronger-than-expected vehicle sales suggested the economy was pulling out of a first-quarter soft patch. The Institute for Supply Management said its index of national factory activity was at 51.5 in April, matching the March...» Read More
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Kevin Lorenz, TIAA-CREF, explains how you can make money as the fiscal cliff nears.
Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies, discuss potential outcomes of the fiscal cliff.
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Andrew Su, CEO, Compass Global Markets says that WIT oil prices could spike by $5 if Middle-Eastern tensions worsen.
Robert Safian, Editor-in-Chief, Fast Company explains what it means to belong to Generation Flux. He says firms need to pair efficiency with adaptability in order to stay successful.
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How to solve the fiscal cliff issue, with James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, and Chris Edwards, Cato Institute.
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