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Optimism vs. Pessimism: Setting The Timetable For Raising Rates

“A more sustainable recovery in rich countries (alt) has sharply reduced the risks of another global downturn, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday, as it began to look forward to economic normalisation…It now estimates only a 0.1 per cent probability of global recession in 2014, compared with a 6 per cent chance last October, with similarly reduced risks for 2015.   626 more words

* Balance by Nik Wallenda


Balance: A Story of Faith, Family, and Life on the Line is the story of  a most unusual family business: the business of aerial performing. This is a business in which your childhood memories may include watching your grandfather fall to his death and watching your parents struggle financially even if they are the best at what they do, just because entertainment choices have changed with the advent of TV and other options. 99 more words

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Do Family Business CEOs Work Less?

Today’s Wall Street Journal includes an article entitled “At Family Firms, Do CEOs Work Fewer Hours?” For fans of family businesses, like me, this is a provocative title. 466 more words