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Los Alamos National Laboratory Positively Impacts Region’s Economy in 2017

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Los Alamos National Laboratory's efforts to stimulate new business growth, strengthen existing companies, create jobs and contribute to a diverse economy in northern New Mexico's communities saw notable progress across the board in 2017.

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Asthma Costs the U.S. Economy More than $80 Billion Per Year

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Asthma costs the U.S. economy more than $80 billion annually in medical expenses, missed work and school days and deaths, according to new research published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

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Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, digital currency, Money, Investing, Investments, Security, Privacy, wallet, Currency, Markets, Internet, Dutch tulip mania, Dutch Golden Age , tulip bulbs, tulips , Credit Cards, FDIC, Insurance, Hacking, Rutgers Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rutgers University-New Brunswick, Rutgers, New Jersey, NJ

Bitcoin Risks: What You Should Know About the Volatile Digital Currency

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If you own Bitcoin or want to invest in the mercurial digital currency, which soared to more than $19,000 before plunging in value, watch out, a Rutgers University–New Brunswick professor says. Security and privacy issues, not to mention the possibility of a Bitcoin market crash, should give you pause for concern, according to Janne Lindqvist, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the School of Engineering.

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Earned Income Tax Credit Increases Women’s Earnings Over Time, Study Finds

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The earned income tax credit may be one of the most effective pro-work, anti-poverty mechanisms the United States has instituted. Proposed expansions of it generally cite extensive research that focuses only on its short-term benefits. But a new study from the University of California, Irvine suggests that a more generous EITC would also boost women’s earnings over the course of their working lives.

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Corporate Innovation: How to Fund and Execute the Next Big Thing

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This is the sequel to last month’s piece on corporate innovation: “Corporate Innovation: How to Find the Next Big Thing,” which explores how corporations can systematically identify innovative new ideas to drive organic growth. Here we’ll walk through funding and executing your innovation ideas.

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Anger Over Beleaguered Iranian Economy Not Going Away, According to Virginia Tech Expert

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Save Me the Money! SJU Expert Offers Three Savings Strategies for 2018

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Your Disease Risk, Substance Abuse Treatments, Comparing Lung Cancer Treatments, and More in the Healthcare News Source

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Peter M. Scott III Elected Chair, Board of Governors, at RTI International

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Peter M. Scott III was elected chair of RTI’s board of governors on December 13 during the Institute’s annual election of corporate governors and officers.

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In Motivating Innovation, Golden Parachutes May Have Silver Linings

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When an executive fails to turn a profit yet still gets a rich payout, it’s certain to raise eyebrows—and possibly trigger a backlash from shareholders wary of corporate excess. Yet in an age when companies must innovate to survive, it may be necessary to reward corporate leaders in spite of failure.







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