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Explaining Community News to Your Community

I was recently tapped by the Democratic Women of Monterey County (DWMC) to join their panel

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Baseball Tourism: Business Story Ideas

As spring training swings into high gear, business reporters should look into baseball tourism. From youth

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How to Localize Federal Rate Hikes

When Janet Yellen announced a quarter-percent raise in the Federal Reserve interest rate earlier in March,

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Four Common 10-K Red Flags

Public companies have many ways of making themselves look more stable and successful than might be

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Story Ideas: New Wedding Business Trends

As newlyweds and their guests gear up for the spring and summer wedding season, wedding planners

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Jobs Number, Part 2: Digging In

Proper reporting of the monthly employment report takes work. Read the BLS analysis. Along with notes

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Jobs Number, Part 1: Transparency and Trends

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its Employment Situation Report for February on March 10, showing a

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Financial Market Reporting, Part 6: Derivatives

Defining derivatives and options Now we are going to discuss investment vehicles that are derived from others,

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How to Use Twitter, Part 2: Live Tweeting

You’ve been covering a controversial event which should be coming to a head today. You’ve written the

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Watch Out! Pro-Forma Financial Reports

Financial statements and documents are a primary tool for the business reporter. Public companies registered in

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