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February 7, 2013
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  Corporate Spotlight 
  • JPMorgan emerges as the most valuable bank in America
    A 1.6% increase in JPMorgan Chase's share value has brought the bank's total value to $184.9 billion, surpassing Wells Fargo's value of $184.2 billion. Some analysts say banks that invest heavily, such as JPMorgan, have more room to grow as they recover from the crisis, since they were harder hit than national banks, such as Wells Fargo. Bloomberg (2/7) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Get It Right: Pricing Strategies That Work
Many entrepreneurs hope for success by offering low prices, while in fact most world-class entrepreneurs succeed by setting higher prices. If you're not exactly sure which pricing strategy will work for your business, these 6 steps can help you set your company's prices for success. Read the exclusive article now.

  National News 
 
Building Workplace Trust 2015
Interaction Associates' 6th annual research study tracking trust on the job, Building Workplace Trust, is out, and more than half of employees surveyed give their organizations low marks for trust and leadership. Yet this year's findings again point to how high trust leads to better outcomes and financial results — and even boosts innovation.

  Legislative Dispatch 
 
The IDC Market Spotlight on Network Automation and Agility
The arrival of virtualization, cloud computing, and mobility has strained data center networks—and IT staff—like never before. This Market Spotlight explains how data center network fabrics provide a foundation for automated provisioning, configuration, and management of network-based services in a new era of IT agility. Download now.

  Employment Focus 
 
  • Sen. Harkin: Workers deserve paid sick leave
    U.S. companies and employees would benefit from a bill that would require businesses to offer paid sick leave, writes Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa. The measure would let employees earn up to seven days of time off, at an accumulation rate of one hour of paid sick time for every 30 hours they work. "Workers' rights should matter to everyone, but they matter even more when you consider that your next turkey sandwich might be served with a side of the flu," Harkin writes. Politico (Washington, D.C.) (2/4) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
The ROI of Privacy with TRUSTe Solutions
Investment in a Data Privacy Management Platform can deliver significant, positive financial returns for corporate bottom lines. The "Total Economic Impact (TEI) of TRUSTe" Study explains how Forrester Analysts calculated a 151% ROI for TRUSTe customers. Download the study now.

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  Professional and Business Development 
  • 4 tips for offering your opinion to the boss
    Just because your boss asks for feedback doesn't mean you can dump all your gripes on her, Jennifer Winter writes. It's better to provide specific concerns that you consider critical and make sure the feedback is offered privately and professionally, she writes. TheDailyMuse.com (2/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Is it time to ditch your job for a new one?
    If your company is in financial decline, if job stress is affecting your health or if you've lost sight of your career goals, it may be time to dust off the résumé and go job hunting, Heather Huhman writes. "Trusting yourself is essential to successfully leaving a bad employment situation. If you truly believe you'd be happier at another company or in another position, it's time to move on," she writes. GlassDoor.com (2/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  PLI News 
  • One of the Most Thorough Treatments of Patent Applications
    How to Write a Patent Application takes the guesswork and risk out of preparing this crucial document by taking you step-by-step through the entire process. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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