Many great minds are hard at work trying to figure out how to get people to click on ads. Could they be doing something better for the world?
Yahoo predicts how many sales each advertisement would yield, and advertisers bid on ad space based on those predictions. But what happens when Yahoo overestimates sales?
Their budget proposals are extremely different, but both men have staked out ideological positions and left the details for another time
The Internal Revenue Service has taken on a gentler demeanor in recent years, but let's face it: The IRS still wants you to pay what you owe, and to pay it on time. This year, on time means April 18, due to a calendar quirk involving the District of Columbia's celebration of Emancipation Day. State deadlines may vary. Here are nine tips that tax experts (and the friendly Internal Revenue Service itself) offer to help keep you from getting audited, owing a penalty, paying more than you really owe, or having to file an amended return because of a mistake:
Obama said that his budget proposal would cut $4 trillion over the next 12 years. It's difficult to plan for a budget one or two years away, and it's downright unreasonable to plan one for 12 years from now.
In China's big cities, real estate's expensive and young women are in short supply. If the population spread more evenly into cheaper parts of the country, would it be easier for a guy to get a date?
Internal Revenue Service should make it easier for people who have children to figure out which tax breaks they qualify for. The internal revenue service should create a uniform definition for children under 19 and eliminate the 'student exception.'
This spring, market leaders that we used to count on for good performance, like Apple, Silver Wheaton, and Goldman Sachs, are starting to slip
Children can be encouraged to pick healthy foods if the less healthy options are at the end of the line. The way we construct choices can 'nudge' people to make certain choices.
The BRIC countries, Brazil, Russia, India, and China, added a new member, South Africa. The combined economies of the five countries are set to surpass the US economy by 2014.