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Obscure Law Is Getting Its Sexy On by GRETCHEN MORGENSON


By GRETCHEN MORGENSON

Lenders find a rarely invoked law to be a potent legal weapon in bankruptcies.

Published: January 24, 2015 at 07:00PM

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‘How long, not long’ - Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King and poor Malays


I don’t know whether the new film ‘Selma’ will be shown in Malaysia or not. It has just been nominated for the Academy Award as Best Picture of the Year. 352 more words

Politics

America's Losing the Currency War

By Leonid Bershidsky

U.S. hedge fund manager Ray Dalio pointed out in Davos yesterday that talk of purposeful currency devaluation to make up for an economy’s inefficiency — the engine of currency wars — is a “conversation that is not polite to have.” He is, perhaps, a little behind the times. 771 more words

Financial

Protecting Privacy in a Job Search by ROB WALKER


By ROB WALKER

Job seekers who encounter what appear to be overly pushy online forms might be better off looking elsewhere, a professor says.

Published: January 24, 2015 at 07:00PM… 11 more words

France, Birthplace of Cinema, Is Losing Film Production to Its Neighbors by CLAIRE BARTHELEMY


By CLAIRE BARTHELEMY

Many movies rely on bigger tax breaks and financing from countries like Luxembourg and Belgium.

Published: January 23, 2015 at 07:00PM

from NYT Business Day… 6 more words

Unexpected Happiness

Everyone wants to be happy.  “Do you wish never to be sad?  Live rightly.”  Isidorus of Aegae   How surprising that the Bible shows us many sources of unexpected happiness.  415 more words

Life

The Strong Dollar Is Always Good, Except When It Isn’t by JEFF SOMMER


By JEFF SOMMER

A weaker dollar was a reason for the relative health of the American economy, and a stronger currency could reverse some of the progress the nation has made. 15 more words