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February 15, 2013
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Northwestern University’s MS in Predictive Analytics
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  Industry Update 
  • Editorial: Obama is right to oppose European transaction tax
    The White House has voiced opposition to a proposed tax on financial transactions, such as stocks, bonds and derivatives, in 11 European nations. Concerns include how the levy would affect the economy, its cross-border reach and double taxation. "The Obama Administration is right to oppose the tax on grounds that it will punish American investors," this editorial argues. The Wall Street Journal (2/14) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
5 tips for managing negative online comments
The Internet gives your customers a voice online, but what can you do when that voice is yelling negative comments? With 5 tips, you can learn how to positively respond and help direct the conversation. Read the article and learn the 5 ways to respond positively.

  New York Focus 
 
How to Achieve IT Agility: A Survival Guide for IT Decision Makers
When business teams add new apps and services to already-strained networks, IT departments are accountable for making everything work. Is your team ready for this challenge? Read this eGuide to learn how IT teams are automating their networks, why they're utilizing Ethernet fabrics and SDN, and what success looks like as they regain network control and business relevance.

  Career Development 
  • Manage your talent like a sports team, says former Tyco CEO
    Successful sports teams usually have a balanced roster of committed and talented players, says former Tyco International CEO Edward Breen. That's the same approach leaders should take in running their companies, Breen explains. "There's no one individual going to make a company. So I always want to put people around me who I think are better than me, who will challenge me," he says. Knowledge@Wharton (2/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Financial Products 
  • PowerShares prepares debut of 2 low-volatility ETFs
    Invesco PowerShares is set to launch two exchange-traded funds investing in low-volatility stocks. The PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio will pick stocks from the Standard & Poor's MidCap 400 Low Volatility Index. The PowerShares S&P SmallCap Low Volatility Portfolio will select equities from the S&P SmallCap 600 Low Volatility Index. Benzinga.com (2/13), IndexUniverse.com (2/13), ETF Trends (2/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal. Not to people or things."
--Albert Einstein,
German-born theoretical physicist


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