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Bitcoin surpassed $11,000, some hours after surpassing $10,000. It’s risen 75 percent since October. But is it a bubble? BLOOMBERG > Fortune’s Businessperson of the year for 2017 is Jen-Hsun “Jensen” Huang, co-founder and CEO of Nvidia. Find out how ...

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Is it time to consider a franchise opportunity?

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The real estate franchise industry is a $25 billion marketplace and more than 55,000 Americans are employed as franchise owners, according to market research firm IBISWorld.

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Does your retirement strategy include an IRA?

IRAs are is a great way to either supplement an employer-sponsored retirement plan or for people who may not have access to such a plan.

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What keeps you up at night?

Here’s your chance to be heard, and to help get a sense of what other small and medium-sized business professionals are talking about. Each issue, we’ll ask a question of our readers. Responses may be used to shape future issues ...

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Who are the world’s highest paid TV hosts?

According to Forbes, the world’s highest paid TV hosts are: 1. Phil McGraw ($79 million) 2. Ellen DeGeneres ($77 million) 3. Ryan Seacrest ($58 million) 4. Judy Sheindlin ($47 million) 5. Simon Cowell ($43.5 million) 6. Steve Harvey ($42.5 million) ...

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A number to know: Exxon Mobil civil penalty

$2.5 million Exxon Mobil recently agreed to a $2.5 million civil penalty settlement with the federal government after the company was accused of violating the federal Clean Air Act by releasing excess harmful pollution after it modified systems that burn ...

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Why you should use a password manager

According to a Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report, 81 percent of data breaches involve weak, reused or stolen credentials. That’s significantly higher than the 63 percent it was in 2016. With a password manager, you can create those strong ...

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What keeps you up at night?

Here’s your chance to be heard, and to help get a sense of what other small and medium-sized business professionals are talking about. Each issue, we’ll ask a question of our readers. Responses may be used to shape future issues ...

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Who are the 10 most generous philanthropists?

According to Forbes, America’s top 10 most generous philanthropists are: 1. Warren Buffet ($2.8 billion) 2. Bill and Melinda Gates ($2.1 billion) 3. Michael Bloomberg ($600 million) 4. George Soros ($531 million) 5. Chuck Feeney ($482 million) 6. Walton Family ...

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A number to know: Einstein’s notes

$1.8 million A note with Albert Einstein’s handwritten notes on how to live a happy and fulfilling life were recently sold at a Jerusalem auction house for $1.8 million. Ponder this: What records do you keep? What records do you ...

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Twitter to label election-related ads

Twitter recently announced it would begin labeling election-related advertisements in response to a threat of regulation from the U.S. government over the lack of disclosure for political spending on social media networks. Twitter will launch a website detailing what ads ...

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Business news roundup

Hate what you’re doing? Feel like you want to quit? Find out how other small business owners responded when they felt that way. AP > What would it be like if Amazon brought 50,000 workers to your city? THE WASHINGTON ...

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