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March 31st marked the final day for uninsured Americans to sign up for health care under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without being charged a penalty fee. Throughout the highly publicized roll-out of “Obamacare,” critics and supporters alike have watched as the administration tried different methods to persuade Americans to sign up. The most challenging demographic to motivate has been millennials, a generation crucial to exchanges because members are young and healthy and require fewer medical...


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Pension & Investment Research Consultants (PIRC) recently published new shareholder voting guidelines that set out the U.K. shareholder advisory firm’s views on various issues, including executive compensation and remuneration policies.

Dan Perrett and Richard Latham


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By Patty Manko

Fifteen Tips for Your Family

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As a result of her work with many families who deal so gracefully with the challenges of autism, Family Therapist, Kathryn Smerling, Ph.D., offers these five tips for parents, five for siblings and five for extended family members:

5 Tips for Parents


Learn to be the best advocate you can be for your child. Be informed. Take advantage of all the services that are available to you in your community. You will meet practitioners and providers who can

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DigitalDownload

Thursday, April 3

At Schneider Associates, we monitor the latest news and trends in the digital realm and present these insights in SA’s Weekly Digital Download.

There is no doubt that social media is an unbelievably powerful communication tool for companies, but are they spending as much time assessing social data? Find out how analytics can help change a company’s strategy and lead to more personalized (and relevant) content.

Social media is entering a more advanced stage, with social data

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By kelly.anderson@burkeoil.com (Kelly Burke)

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The EIA Inventory data out today showed that US Crude stocks unexpectedly fell 2.38 million barrels last week - if you remember, earlier this week, analysts were expecting roughly that amount of BUILD to be reported. Gulf Coast inventories had been expected to show a huge build but instead dropped by over a million barrels. On the other side, gasoline inventories dropped essentially in line with expectations, falling by a little over 1.5 million barrels. ...


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POSTED FROM THE SHEPHERD FINANCIAL PARTNERS BLOG

A bubbly market?

April 02, 2014

 

By Patty Manko

Screen Shot 2014 04 02 at 1.12.08 PM resized 600Consumers are the most confident they have been in over six years, according to last week’s widely watched consumer confidence report from the Conference Board. Investors have been feeling confident too. The high valuations of stocks in some industries have been the talk of the markets lately, leading some to fear that a bubble in stock market valuation is again developing as investors become overly optimistic. The valuation of the stock market has risen sharply over the past year as investors have anticipated a better...


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By Donna Vieira

There’s a big change coming to LinkedIn. On April 14th, the Products and Services tab will be no more, replaced by LinkedIn’s brand new Showcase Pages feature. A Showcase Page is a bit like a Company Page that focuses on one specific division, aspect, or set of products that you […]

The post LinkedIn Removes Products and Services in Favor of Showcase Pages appeared first on Grow Socially.


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Now that you know what an explainer video is, there is still a whole host of other types of videos to cover – multiple ways to address each one. The wonderful thing about the variety of videos we are covering is that although videos can be defined in a category, they all still have their various branches within the type of video they are, and as a result, they all have a great degree of flexibility based on needs. In this newsletter, we are covering a wide subject area – which is the Industrial...

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To help companies stay on top of the latest trends and issues in executive compensation, we’re conducting our annual Proxy Webcast on Wednesday, April 16, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern.

Todd Lippincott


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By kelly.anderson@burkeoil.com (Kelly Burke)

Crude - both Brent and WTI - continued to drop today on speculations of another inventory build on tommorows EIA report. According to a Bloomberg survey, tommorows report may show increases of 1.8mbl up to 2.5mbbl. The prior weeks report (the tenth increase in a row) indicated US Crude inventories climbed to 385 million barrels, the highest on hand since November, with PADD 3 numbers (Gulf Coast) hit over 200 million barrels, the highest since 1990. 


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