NEW YORK (Reuters) – The world’s leading toymaker, Mattel Inc, on Tuesday announced a third recall of Chinese-made toys, saying it would take back more than 800,000 units globally that contain “impermissible” levels of lead. The latest recall…

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Whenever you search for any financial quote, say AAPL, in Google search the first result is Yahoo Finance !!!?

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#7. ‘Outdated information’. Leave off the activities that you did in high school if graduation was a few years ago and omit jobs you held 10 or more years ago, as the information is probably irrelevant to the position you’re trying for now.

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“France has voted against the adoption of Microsoft’s document format Office Open XML as an international standard, while Australia has decided to abstain.”

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Read this article on how Wal-Mart Avoids Taxes by Paying Rent to Itself!

To reduce its taxes and costs, it sets up one subsidiary to run its stores and another subsidiary to own its real estate. The operating subsidiary pays rent to the real estate subsidiary and takes a tax deduction for the rent, even though that money eventually ends up in the corporation’s own pocket.

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#11 Buy Low: “If a business is worth a dollar and I can buy it for 40 cents, something good may happen to me.” –Warren Buffett

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In a few weeks, Gen. David Petraeus and the Bush administration will report to Congress on the progress of the U.S. military’s troop surge in Iraq. But some of the war’s winners are already clear: military contractors who supply everything from bodyguards to bombs, clean socks to ready-to-eat meals.

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