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Healthcare mega-mergers drive income inequality. They must stop

The Guardian - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
A large body of research finds that consolidation of insurers tends to increase premiums, while competition tends to lower premiums.

Jack Schwager's "Market Wizards"

Bloomberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
In this week's Masters in Business podcast -- our 100th episode! -- we chat with Jack Schwager, author of “Market Wizards: Interviews With Top Traders," one of a series of four books that are among the most widely read on Wall Street.

TNS Russian sale almost complete

Broadband TV News - ‎7 hours ago‎
Russia. St Petersburg. WPP has agreed in principal to sell the Russian branch of its TNS research company to the Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (RPORC). Quoting the latter's CEO Aleksey Malinin, Vedomosti reports that only formalities remain ...

Opinion: The unpredictable digital age calls for a fresh approach to reward management

CIPD (blog) - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
It is a fundamental dilemma facing almost all HR directors at the moment, with their strategies for business impact. We know from research that successfully changing organisations and improving people's performance takes multi-faceted and long-term ...

How to make a small media budget go a long way

The Drum - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Planning can no longer be based solely on syndicated research telling us WHERE people go to consume media. ... Clients want the confidence in knowing an agency can address the changing landscape and potential business fluctuations in real-time.

Victory for Gulf airlines as US government ends Open Skies row with no further action

The National - ‎8 hours ago‎
Etihad yesterday, for example, issued a report commissioned from UK economics research outfit Oxford Economics arguing that its contribution to the US economy, including all the business related to the passengers it ferries to six major US cities, was ...

Increased government assistance advances financial sustainability

The Australian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Outside health and medicine, agriculture and information technology, universities are struggling to generate significant research income from industry through collaboration. As with all businesses in a competitive market environment, sustainability ...

Let's tread carefully on South China Sea ruling

The Australian - ‎1 hour ago‎
But Australia's trade with China, worth some $160 billion on a two-way basis, is much more important for Australia than it is for China, which has world suppliers of raw materials, food products and other goods all vying for its business. Much has been ...

Thinking About Suing Uber? Let This Be a Warning.

New York Times - ‎15 hours ago‎
Mr. Henley retained Global Precision Research, which does business as Ergo, the opinion said. “I have a sensitive, very under the radar investigation that I need on an individual here in the U.S.
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Deutsche Bank's stock market outlook could be really good news for Donald Trump

Business Insider - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Back in May we highlighted research from Strategas Research Partners which showed that in 19 of the last 22 US elections, the S&P 500's performance for the three months leading into the election has "predicted" the outcome.

Normalize breastfeeding in Taos

taosnews - ‎15 hours ago‎
We would like to nominate and encourage many more local businesses to do so. All of us ... Research shows that children who often see women breastfeeding are much more likely to choose to breastfeed when they grow up and have children of their own.

George Gallup, Pollster Who Found the Pulse of Democracy

New York Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
George H. Gallup, one of the founders of public opinion research, would have reveled in the challenges presented by the personalities - the two most unpopular major party candidates to win their parties' nominations - and by the seemingly ...

How 'green' programs create happy customers

Futurity: Research News - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Consumers who participate in a company's “green” programs—like recycling or reusing a hotel towel—are more satisfied with its overall service, a new study suggests.

POINT OF VIEW Conventions should address small-business issues

Palm Beach Post - ‎18 hours ago‎
Will the Republican and Democratic Party nominating conventions happening last week and this address the concerns of small businesses? Based on the tone of the election season so far, it won't be a surprise if small-business issues are left on the back ...

Sale Moor supermarket data is being misrepresented

Messenger Newspapers - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
I don't live in Sale Moor, so it's none of my business whether local residents have a car park, supermarket, offices, flats or a zoo, I simply don't care.
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Opinion · 25 July 2016 · Caroline Belcher

Real Business - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
From our research, we know 34 per cent of SME owners worry about handing over the reins to other staff and, for those who cannot switch off, having piece of mind they can have a view of all the goings on at their business from a remote location can be ...

Smart home business opportunities for the channel

Channelnomics EU (registration) - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
And the market will accelerate from there to a total worth of €122.8bn by 2020, according to our recent research. However, back here in 2016, high-volume uptake of products and services is still at an early stage, so choosing the right approach within ...
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Rupert Murdoch vows Fox News without Roger Ailes is still Fox

Crain's New York Business - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Ailes will have no formal role in the company, but is expected to serve as an informal adviser to Murdoch, said a person familiar with the agreement who spoke on condition of anonymity because it is a personnel matter.