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Yuki Noguchi

Yuki Noguchi appears in the following:

When Colleges Ditch Coal Investments, It's Barely A Drop In The Bucket

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Stanford will stop investing in coal companies, but coal is still in demand worldwide and probably will be for many years. As long as that's true, coal companies are likely to find willing buyers.

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Remembering Economist Gary Becker, Who Described 'Marriage Market'

Monday, May 05, 2014

The University of Chicago economist won the Nobel Prize in 1992 for broadening the horizons of economics, using economic analysis to explore social issues. Becker died Saturday at the age of 83.

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Target's Top Executive Steps Down, Brought Low By Data Breach

Monday, May 05, 2014

Target is ousting its CEO, months after a massive data breach and amid some other business issues.

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Discouraging Numbers Hidden By A Positive Jobs Report

Saturday, May 03, 2014

The April jobs report came in much better than expected, though the shrinking labor force leaves some unanswered questions.

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Poland's Tumultuous History Never Straightforward In 'Ida'

Saturday, May 03, 2014

Ida is the story of a young woman on the verge of taking her vows to be a nun when she learns her parents were murdered Jews. Pawel Pawlikowski's new film is unlike the director's other movies.

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Postal Workers Protest At Staples Over Shift In Jobs

Thursday, April 24, 2014

U.S. Postal Service workers picketed in front of Staples stores on Thursday. They were protesting USPS plans to provide mail services inside Staples stores, using nonunion Staples employees.

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Online Sales Taxes Shift Consumer Behavior, Study Shows

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Some states have enacted so-called Amazon taxes, forcing the giant online retailer to collect sales taxes the same way traditional stores do. In those states, Amazon's sales fell about 10 percent.

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When Being Pregnant Also Means Being Out Of A Job

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Thirty-six years after Congress passed the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, employers still have very different interpretations of what they're required to do to accommodate expectant mothers.

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When Divorce Leads To A Happily Ever After For A Small Business

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Most often, when married business owners divorce, both relationships sour. But that's not always the case. Some couples have figured out a way to make their companies succeed even after they've split.

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Sichuan Pepper's Buzz May Reveal Secrets Of The Nervous System

Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Sichuan peppercorn that makes our mouths tingle activates the same neurons as when our foot falls asleep. Scientists are hoping the connection unlocks clues for how to turn those neurons off.

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Can't Ask That? Some Job Interviewers Go To Social Media Instead

Friday, April 11, 2014

In the hiring process, employers aren't allowed to ask certain things, like if you go to church or intend to have children. But is it OK for employers to check social media sites for this information?

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Stop, Thief! When Colleagues Steal From The Office Fridge

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Colleagues steal Greek yogurt and half-eaten oranges, and bosses help themselves to their employees' frozen dinner. Yes, fridge theft is apparently rampant in offices all over the world.

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An Intern At 40-Something, And 'Paid In Hugs'

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Your boss may be younger than you, your fellow interns may be decades younger, and you work for free. For Renee Killian and Danielle Probst, reconsidering their careers meant interning in their 40s.

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OK To Vape In The Office? Cities, Feds and Firms Still Deciding

Friday, March 21, 2014

As e-cigarettes become popular, bosses and others continue to mull over the pros and cons of letting workers vape on the job. Are e-cigs a polluting gateway to tobacco, or do they help smokers quit?

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In First Press Conference, New Fed Chair Goes Vague

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

In her first press conference as chair of the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen pledged to keep interest rates low, but at times she wavered in word choice.

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The Income Gap: How Much Is Too Much?

Sunday, January 26, 2014

What does the growing income gap between the richest and poorest Americans mean for social mobility? An academic study published last week found that, contrary to popular perception, it has not gotten harder to climb the income ladder in the U.S. in the last two decades.

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October Added More Jobs Than Expected, But Are They Good Jobs?

Friday, November 08, 2013

The monthly jobs report for October showed surprising strength. Employers added 204,000 jobs to payrolls. The unemployment did edge up a bit to 7.3 percent, but that was likely a result of the government shutdown.

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Johnson & Johnson Settles Marketing Charges

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Johnson & Johnson became the latest drugmaker to reach a costly agreement with the federal government over charges of improper marketing. The widely anticipated settlement, unveiled Monday, covers Natrecor, a drug for congestive heart failure, and antipsychotics Risperdal and Invega.

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Johnson & Johnson To Pay $2.2 Billion Settlement

Monday, November 04, 2013

Johnson & Johnson will pay $2.2 billion to settle civil and criminal investigations related to mis-marketing of prescription drugs Risperdal, Invega and Natrecor.

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Economic, Political Volatility Cloud Housing Recovery

Thursday, October 31, 2013

The housing market is working through the remnants of the financial crisis, and until recently the sector's recovery seemed to be on track. But recent drama in the national economy has left consumers reluctant to buy, experts say.

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