Robert Samuelson is right about the Congressional Budget Office’s estimate that this year’s budget deficit will only be $642 billion:
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Yesterday, the Third Circuit invalidated yet another one of President Obama’s recess appointments to the NLRB. As you may remember, the D.C. Circuit, in its Noel Canning v. NLRB decision, sided with the U.S. Chamber’s lawyers and held that the President’s appointments of Sharon Block, Terence F.
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Everyone is entitled to his own opinions — but not his own facts. As it happens, a number of common myths about international investment are based on politics, hype, ignorance, and pretty much anything but the truth.
As we wrap up International Investment Week, we devote this final post in our series to tackling a few persistent myths about international investment.
Thousands of small businesses have been left out to dry because the federal government hasn’t been paying its bills. The General Services Administration (GSA) admits to owing over 1,200 small business contractors $3,108,888.
A prospect downloads a white paper, clicks a PPC ad, or signs up for (or actually attends) a webinar you host. The activity is noted, and is immediately assigned to a salesperson by someone in the marketing department (often automatically, via the CRM system). The eager salesperson dutifully follows up with a phone call. And another call. And another one. Frustrated, he chalks it up to another lousy lead from marketing, and moves on back to his cold calling. And the next time he gets a lead from marketing, he will prioritize it accordingly among his daily tasks.
A year ago at the stroke of midnight, a planeload of flowers left Bogota to become the first shipment under the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement while some sleepy children waved flags.
Later that day, a Harley-Davidson motorcycle was unveiled in Bogota as one the first U.S. exports to Colombia under the agreement.
In April, Japan joined negotiations in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a proposed trade and investment agreement with 11 other Asia-Pacific countries. The latest round of negotiations began in Lima, Peru.
Employers are facing a barrage of efforts at the state and local levels to enact new mandates. A seemingly endless onslaught of everything from paid leave initiatives to minimum wage increases are keeping state and local chambers and the businesses they represent on their toesaccording to panelists at a U.S. Chamber of Commerce forum on state and local workplace issues, cosponsored by the Society for Human Resource Management.
What is it? That wide expanse of digital real estate on the top of your business Facebook page is like your retail store window (even if you’re not a retailer). It’s the first thing clients/customers see when they are “passing by.” If you owned a shop, you wouldn’t have undressed mannequins in your window or food that has been growing mold for months. Your Facebook business page is every bit as important as your website and your cover should reflect your brand in the best possible and most current light.
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