October 20, 2014

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National News

Urban Renewal: Where Young College Graduates Are Choosing to Live

More young people are moving to the very heart of cities, even in economically troubled places like Buffalo and Cleveland.






Volatility Unlikely to Alter Fed’s Policy Course

The Federal Reserve still plans to wrap up its bond-buying campaign at the end of October and remains likely to raise interest rates in mid-2015, although it now seems less likely to act sooner, analysts say.






DealBook: Seeking a Cause After a Benchmark Bond’s Unnerving Move

Across Wall Street, experts are still trying to determine the reasons behind the 10-year Treasury note’s volatility on Wednesday, which stunned investors and traders.






Phone Hackers Dial and Redial to Steal Billions

A phone fraud on the rise and aided by Internet-connected phone systems can lead to six-figure bills for businesses.

Blogs

THE ART OF SELLING

Attack of the Sales Staff

I recently visited a local store that employs what I would describe as the “swarm” tactic of sales. The moment that a customer or would-be customer walks through the door, there is a group of eager salespeople waiting to accompany them throughout their shopping experience....

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Business Class

International Intelligence

While the adage, “when in Rome, do as the Romans do,” may still be true, business colleagues, clients, friends and associates should be treated with sensitivity whether they’re visiting this country or you’re in theirs. It’s always wise to do a little research and...

Meeting Mayhem

Meetings can be one of the most productive ways to conduct business. They also can waste valuable time and serve as a source of considerable frustration.  Whenever you bring a group of people together there’s always a good chance that at least one person in the room will cause...

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