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For almost two decades now, the average hedge fund has delivered a lackluster return. Actively managed mutual funds generally fail to beat the market after fees, either in a given year or over time. Although most fund managers could beat the market … more
Ten-year-old Billy stumbled while boarding the school bus one morning and bruised his cheek on the stair. But he got up, brushed himself off, looked out at his dad, who was at the bus stop, and gave him a thumbs-up. Later that morning the … more
President-elect Donald J. Trump and congressional leaders have stated they will attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as "Obamacare." While the future of Obamacare is unclear, our health care system will continue … more
Americans pay more for branded prescription drugs than people in any other developed nation. The U.S. was reminded of this outrage in September when it learned drugmaker Mylan NV has been charging Americans more than $600 for its EpiPen two-pack … more
What keeps us from getting to where we want to be or what we want to do? It may be a lack of the right skills, bad luck, having other goals, or just being lazy. More likely, however, the answer is closer to home. We can call them "everyday" … more
November is National Entrepreneurship Month, which in my world is the next best thing to a national holiday. Entrepreneurs are the backbone of American business. They take risks with their ideas, money and reputations, believing that their efforts … more
On Nov. 4, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the October employment report. It is the latest in a 73-month run of data showing employment has been slowly but surely increasing in the post-financial-crisis era. Gross domestic product has been … more
According to a poll of business owners and risk managers, cybersecurity and data privacy are the most concerning business risks, over natural disasters, corporate liability and changing legislation or regulation. Estimates indicate an … more
I want to share the story of a remarkable teacher who taught her students an unforgettable lesson. On the first day of school back in 2005, a social studies teacher named Martha Cothren gave her classes at Joe T. Robinson High School in Little Rock, … more
Employers tend to trust their intuitions. But when they decide whom to hire, they trust those intuitions more than they should. Suppose you are considering two candidates for a job in sales, candidate A and candidate B, and have interviewed … more
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