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Dow Jones Industrial Average, Economic Policy, China - U.S Relations

@Vanderbiltu Expert: Investors Pricing in Expectations About Reduced Regulations, Missing Risks of Trade War with China

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Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, Stock Exchanges, Economic, Economy, Dow Jones Industrial Average

@JHUCarey Expert Available to Discuss Dow Hitting 20,000.

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Donald Trump, political divide , financial trust, financial trust index, Banking Regulation, Deregulation

Chicago Booth/Kellogg School Financial Trust Index Shows Growing Split Among Pro/Anti-Trump Camps

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The U.S. political divide is widening under President Donald Trump, especially around his deregulation plans and cabinet appointments, according to the Financial Trust Index survey from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

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ND Expert: The Super Bowl's Economic Impact

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Healthy Eating, Fruit & Vegetable Consumption, Fruit, Economics, Groceries, Grocery Budget

Swarthmore Economists Discover That Coupons for Produce Can Boost Healthy Food Purchases

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In the experiment, economists Erin Todd Bronchetti, Ellen Magenheim, David Huffman, and more than 30 students found that providing coupons for produce at a Chester (Pa.) grocery store led shoppers to spend more total dollars on fresh fruits and vegetables.

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Global Trade Experts @ #UCRiverside Available to Discuss TPP, NAFTA

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Babson College Welcomes Newest Cohort of Posse Scholars and Awards Four-Year, Full-Tuition Scholarships

Ten high school seniors from New York City have been awarded Posse Scholarships at Babson College. The group, selected to be part of Babson Posse 14, will serve as the institution’s newest cohort of youth leaders joining the Class of 2021 in the Fall of 2017.

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New Study Tells Inside Story of How Local Communities Use Ordinances to Say ‘Enough’ to Payday Lenders

In “The Power of Community Action: Anti-Payday Loan Ordinances in Three Metropolitan Areas,” researchers Robert N. Mayer and Nathalie Martin document how local communities positively organize to control payday lending in their jurisdictions and thereby create important legal change.

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FAU Tech Runway® Economic Report Reveals its Positive Impact on South Florida Community

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Florida Atlantic University’s Tech Runway® has released the results of its second annual economic impact report. The report provides the cumulative performance metrics of 29 Tech Runway companies since fall 2014.

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ND Expert: Five Major Consequences of Withdrawing From the #TPP

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Stanford Study: Stony Brook Creates Upward Income Mobility for Low Income Students

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A Stony Brook University education provides a proven path toward upward mobility for students from low income households, according to a new study led by the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. Entitled Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility, the report ranks Stony Brook among the top 10 colleges and universities in the nation whose students begin college at the bottom fifth of income distribution and then go on to have income in the top three-fifths of income distribution.

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Anesthesia, Medical bill

Physician Anesthesiologists Tell Consumers Three Things to Know About ‘Surprise Medical Bills’

During Physician Anesthesiologists Week, ASA wants to empower patients to be informed health care consumers by alerting them to three things they should know about “surprise insurance gaps.”

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IPO, Investor Communications Focus of Securities Institute

Preparing for and executing an IPO, earnings releases, earnings call and other investor communications are among key topics to be covered during the 44th Annual Securities Regulation Institute hosted by Northwestern Pritzker School of Law from Jan. 23 to 25 at the Hotel Del Coronado in Coronado, California.Led by top securities law practitioners, this year’s institute includes perspectives from in-house and private-practice attorneys, scholars and regulators about recent laws and developments in the corporate and securities law fields.

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Trump Presidency to Affect the Quality of Financial Reporting Information

The number of companies using 'creative accounting techniques' can be expected to increase in Republican-governed states and decrease in Democrat-governed states during the Trump Presidency.

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Telecommuting, work, Labor, Family, Workplace, Socioeconomics, Society, Work at home, Employer Employee Relationship, Sociology

Telecommuting Extends the Work Week, at Little Extra Pay

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Telecommuting may not be as advantageous as employees think. A new study shows working from home adds extra hours to the work week, at little additional pay. The findings may change workers’ perceptions of the value of telecommuting and could spur employers to better define the work-at-home workday.

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Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, Research, Equity, Fund Directors, investment advisers

Study Questions Popularity of Large Buyout Fund Groups That Boast Famous Names but Consistently Post Mediocre Results

A potential investor in a buyout fund group can be like a major league baseball team looking to sign an All-Star batter, two Johns Hopkins Carey Business School researchers suggest in a new paper.

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Corporate accounting, Reporting, Corporate Sustainability, Corporate Sustainability Reporting, Shareholders, Accounting, Research, Guidance, Business

Study Finds Current Corporate Sustainability Reporting Misses the Mark

A new study finds that corporate sustainability reporting often focuses on issues that are unimportant to stakeholders, and offers specific suggestions to improve the content of future corporate sustainability reporting efforts.

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Extreme Space Weather-Induced Blackouts Could Cost US More Than $40 Billion Daily

New study finds more than half the loss occurs outside the blackout zone

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darden school of business, Finance, Global Markets, Rich Evans, University Of Virginia, Stock Market, US economy

7 Things to Keep in Mind About the US Economy in 2017

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Darden School of Business Professor Rich Evans and UVA economics professor Edwin Burton offer insights on what 2017 may bring for the U.S. economy

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Hospital Costs, Physician Charges, Health Care Costs, Health Insurance

Patients Face ‘Surprise’ Medical Bills From Out-of-Network Specialists

The average anesthesiologist, emergency physician, pathologist and radiologist charge more than four times what Medicare pays for similar services, often leaving privately-insured consumers stuck with surprise medical bills that are much higher than they anticipated, new research in JAMA suggests.







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