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Temp employment continues to grow even in a more stable economy, a trend that's likely to continue over the next several years.Forbes
Pessimism and anxiety can improve performance.The Wall Street Journal
Harvard University accepted a record-low 5.3 percent of hopefuls after attracting 37,307 applicants as it stepped up recruiting with a social-media campaign. The admission rates for the seven other Ivies, which gave students their verdicts Tuesday, ranged from 6.1 percent at Columbia to 14.9…Bloomberg
The “Corinthian 100,” is a growing movement of students who attended Corinthian Colleges, Inc. who say they should not have to pay back their debt.Yahoo Finance
The median income for all Americans was $35,540 in 2013, up slightly from the year before. At a number of U.S. companies, salaries are considerably higher. Based on figures provided by Glassdoor, 24/7 ...24/7 Wall St.
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Millions of Americans unable to obtain credit cards, mortgages and auto loans from banks will receive a boost with the launch of a new credit score aimed at consumers regarded as too risky by lenders. The new metric, set to be announced as soon as this week, is being developed by Fair Isaac Corp.,…The Wall Street Journal
It costs twice as much to hire a toxic employee because they make their coworkers significantly more likely to quit.Bloomberg
A Kenyan immigrant came the U.S. for an education, graduated without student loans but still ended up in debt. A lifestyle change helped him get out.Credit.com
Elite cards have higher fraud rates than your everyday credit card.MarketWatch
You have a lot to lose if you default on your student loans, and in some states, that includes state-issued licenses.Credit.com
A recent piece by Reuters discusses the investment habits of fund managers regarding a key question: Is the price of oil bottoming or does it have further to fall? According to Reuters’ David Randall, a growing number of money managers are building positions around the prospect that oil is likely…Barrons.com16 mins ago
___ Live in a Porsche? Designer labels draw Miami home buyers The wow factor for Miami's skyscraper condos no longer comes from a dazzling Atlantic Ocean view. It takes something more audacious to sell ...Associated Press38 mins ago
Lower interest rates on a sustained basis have negatively impacted the performance of the US banking sector.Market Realist43 mins ago
Because you're going to need some help building your professional network.Entrepreneur49 mins ago
The search giant pulls an about-face and the wireless carrier puts on a dog-and-pony show for April Fools' Day. Also: Microsoft's MS-DOS Mobile, Motorola's premium selfie stick and Samsung's smart knife.CNET
Cynthia Lennon, the British first wife of The Beatles' songwriter John Lennon, has died aged 75, the couple's son Julian said Wednesday. "Her son Julian Lennon was at her bedside throughout. Julian Lennon wrote and sang a song of tribute to his mother that was posted on the site with a montage of…AFP
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Yet, for active mutual fund managers, 2014 was a point of maximum pessimism. Just 19.9% of U.S. equity fund managers bested their benchmarks, according to Morningstar -- but those who did managed an advantage of 1.8 percentage points, on average. Specialists, such as sector and alternative funds,…Barrons.com
Hiring the right people is your biggest hurdle. Prevent your top workers from becoming flight risks.Entrepreneur
Online lenders have proliferated during six years of record low interest rates. With the Fed signaling rate hikes, they must navigate new terrain.CNBC