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6 Things to Check in that Proxy Statement

Proxy statements are a gold mine for business journalists. The amount of information available is amazing

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3 Timely Stories to Report Now on Vaping

While there is plenty of information out there, some people — especially young people — don’t

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3 Story Angles for Graduation Season

As high school and college students across the country don cap and gown and prepare for

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Business Stories of the Week: Friday, April 20, 2018

Lyft offering 4/20 discounts in marijuana states In states with legal recreational marijuana, Lyft is offering

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When Non-Business Stories Are Really About Business After All

It’s easy to get locked into small views of what constitutes stories in a field of

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Predatory Lending: An Overlooked Business Story Hurting U.S. Consumers

If you’re looking for a business story to intrigue your readers, try one on predatory lending,

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Business Stories of the Week: Friday, April 13, 2018

No more credit card signatures Starting in late April, the four major credit card companies will

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When Talking Trade, Here’s Where to Go for Info

With trade tariffs a regular public policy discussion topic these days, understanding the basics behind how

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Tips for Covering Autonomous Vehicles

In many cities, companies like Waymo and Uber have been testing driverless cars for years. In

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Covering the Business of Independent Booksellers

With Amazon opening more physical bookstores and Barnes & Noble recently announcing a round of layoffs, how

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