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In order to comply with federal regulations, the smallest businesses spent over $10,000 per employee in 2008.
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As the top tax rate rises and falls, so do tax avoidance techniques – both legal and illegal. Changes in reported income, therefore, might not reflect changes in actual income.
How many people traveled to South Africa to attend the world cup? Not as many as they'd hoped.
The Economist recently asked how the teaching of economics will change to reflect changed realities. The answer: Not much.
The mounting demand for U.S. Treasury bonds has driven prices so low that some are negative. That's right: Buyers are paying Uncle Sam to loan him money.
Amish values of hard work, humility, loyalty, and community make for surprisingly – or maybe not-so-surprisingly – successful entrepreneurs.
If climate change will cause mass death all over the developing world, as now seems possible, what can be done now to prevent it?
Léo Apotheker, a software strategist, must lead hardware-maker HP into a new world of software services.
Stock market chats with clients after every quarter are key moments for investment advisers. Here's what to listen for from your adviser.
However you like your gold, it's always a beautiful investment. But is it a profitable one?
Both America's Federal Reserve and the Bank of England are holding interest rates low. Would it actually help more to raise them?