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Ashley Milne-Tyte

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Seeking A Fortune Through Search Funds

Monday, May 05, 2014

Normally, investors look for promising companies to invest in. With search funds, they invest in promising people. Investors back "searchers" by covering their pay while they hunt for companies.

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When The Wealthy Need Cash, Pawn Shops Can Be Appealing

Monday, April 14, 2014

The pawnbroker Borro has high-end customers, but it's not the only pawn shop that caters to the wealthy. Why are the rich turning to a type of credit usually associated with lower-income clients?

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Why Women Don't Ask For More Money

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

A study shows that women can be great negotiators, just not when they're asking for themselves. When women negotiate pay on behalf of a friend, they bargain just as hard as the guys.

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Comparing Law School Rankings? Read The Fine Print

Friday, March 28, 2014

When a school hires its own students, it can bump up its ranking. One school employs 20 percent of its most recent graduates — and jumped nine spots in the rankings this year.

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Etsy's New Policy Means Some Items Are 'Handmade In Spirit'

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Online marketplace Etsy is a hive for creative vendors selling handmade goods. But the site recently said it will allow sellers to outsource their manufacturing. Some vendors with growing businesses are delighted at this news; others feel Etsy is abandoning its small enterprises.

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With The Flick Of A Switch, It's Crystal Clear To Hear

Friday, November 25, 2011

For people with hearing loss, trying to hear in noisy places like airports and theaters, can be tough. But advocates are spreading word of not-so-new technology that allows sound from loudspeakers to be transmitted directly to hearing aids, cutting through the background noise.

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Japan's Uniqlo Eyes Manhattan, And More

Friday, October 21, 2011

At a time when retailers like Gap are shrinking, a trendy Japanese fashion retailer has opened a flagship location in New York and plans to keep expanding in the U.S. Customers are drawn to Uniqlo's affordable, colorful clothes at a time when they're reluctant to spend.

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Strauss-Kahn Court Appearances Spurs Spike in Business, Vendors Say

Friday, May 20, 2011

Whenever there is a high-profile case such as Dominique Strauss-Kahn — the former chief of the International Monetary Fund who is accused of trying to rape a hotel maid — at Manhattan Criminal Court at 100 Centre Street, local businesses outside the courthouse have a spike in business.

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Obama Economics Adviser: Not Raising Debt Ceiling Is Bad for Economy

Thursday, May 19, 2011

The chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers said Congress must raise the debt ceiling by August.

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Unemployment Rate Falls in New York City

Thursday, May 19, 2011

The unemployment rate in New York state dropped slightly last month to 7.9 percent, down from 8.7 percent a year ago.

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Conde Nast to Anchor World Trade Center Tower

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Conde Nast, the mega magazine publisher behind Vogue and The New Yorker, is planning to move from its digs in Times Square and into 1 World Trade Center.

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Treasury Secretary: IMF Chief Strauss-Kahn 'Not in a Position to Run' Agency

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner was in town to give a talk on the economy, but it was his comments about Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the embattled head of the International Monetary Fund, that got the most attention.

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Food Coops Popular, But Not Easy to Open

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

New York City is home to three food coops -- member-owned, member-run grocery stores that aim to sell fresh food at reasonable prices. Right now there’s one in Manhattan and two in Brooklyn. But several more coops are in start-up mode around the city.

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Self-Employed on the Rise in New York

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

The number of self-employed New Yorkers has doubled in the past 30 years to make up 16% of the city’s working population. That's about 700,000 people – and that doesn’t count everyone in New York who’s off the books.

The self-employed are all around us - driving a cab, looking after ...

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Iraqi Perspective at SOHO Art Gallery

Saturday, February 11, 2006

Americans have seen a lot of images from Iraq, many of them unpleasant, and most of them coming from Western news teams. Few have seen any reflection of recent events from the point of view of Iraqis themselves.

But now five Iraqi artists are showing their contemporary art at a Manhattan ...

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