2.5 million protest French pension reform: union

Organisers claimed some 2.5 million strikers turned out to march in rallies across France on Tuesday to protest President Nicolas Sarkozy’s plan to increase the retirement age from 60 to 62. As is traditional in France, official turnout estimates were much lower than the trade unions claimed, but interim figures from both police and unions…

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The concept of quality-adjusted life years (QALY’s?

The concept of quality-adjusted life years (QALY’s): a. is a multidisciplinary approach to measuring health status b. has little application to medical decision making c. is used to evaluate investment allocation in the market for health services d. is used extensively to evaluate medical care resource allocation within Government-run programs e. None of the above…

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5 Important Things All Forex Investors Should Know

There a whole plethora of things that Forex Investors should know about before they start to wear the gloves necessary for them to handle the hot and often dynamic Forex market. There are many people all over the world who are earning big amounts of money from leveraging this very method of investment, because they…

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Marketing Return on Investment- Investment Allocation Model

In this video, some basic concepts are covered outlining basic investment allocation models for longer term plans. Marketing services, or Social Media management services should be considered part of an investment strategy provided the baseline and Key Performance Metrics are established up front. Duration : 0:5:35

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Is business and the free market system sustainable?

I am not a communist- I am pretty much pro free market capitalism (but not unrestrained capitalism). But I do wonder- the world’s resources are finite (limited) and the world’s population is constantly growing. It seems inevitable that the world will reach a population where resources become quite limited relative to the population. Currently, capitalism…

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ETF – An Attractive Alternative?

Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), have quickly become one of the most popular ways for Americans to reach their financial goals. While they’ve existed in some form or another since 1993, lately ETFs have been given a great deal of attention from both Wall Street and Main Street. So what do ETFs offer that other investment…

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RSA On Information Risk Management for Financial Services

Listen to Ann King from Financial Services Solutions Marketing at RSA, The Security Division of EMC, as she discusses Information Risk Management, a solution for managing security across the entire enterprise. Learn how information risk management provides the most effective means of recognizing, assessing and mitigating the risk that information is exposed to throughout its…

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Need help to understand a phrase in a book about social entrepreneurs?

I read the following phrase in a book about Social Entrepreneurship. It says it’s one of the characteristics of a social entrepreneur. Can anybody please explain to me what it means? It goes like this "Know that all resource allocations are really stewardship investments". Is it trying to say that however way the entrepreneur is…

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401 k please help choose- no clue?

I have no clue what to choose- here are some options. I am in my early 20s. I heard people say you can risk it now. I just have noooooooooooooo clue anything about 401k – Can you recommend any of the ones pasted below? Does anything sound interesting to you? OR where can i research…

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