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  • Mnuchin Wants Debt-Limit Increase With No Conditions
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin asked Congress to increase the debt limit—without policy conditions attached to it—before lawmakers leave for their summer recess.
    - 4 hours ago, 24 May 17, 6:58pm -
  • Another Insurer Leaves Missouri's Affordable Care Act Exchange
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City says it lost more than $100 million through 2016 offering exchange insurance plans
    - 5 hours ago, 24 May 17, 6:46pm -
  • Fed Minutes Show Officials Ready to Raise Rates Again Soon
    Federal Reserve officials expected at their policy meeting earlier this month that it would “soon be appropriate” to raise short-term interest rates once again, according to minutes of the gathering released Wednesday, a signal the U.S. central b…
    - 5 hours ago, 24 May 17, 6:44pm -
  • J.Crew Boss Mickey Drexler Confesses: I Didn't Get the Web
    The retail legend says he didn’t understand how speed and price would drive internet shoppers. After 10 quarters of falling sales, the brand wants to create a more accessible image and add digital marketing.
    - 5 hours ago, 24 May 17, 6:24pm -
  • Health-Tech Startups Pivot as Obamacare Uncertainty Mounts
    Many health-technology startups are revamping their business strategies and others are finding it tougher to attract fresh capital amid the prospect of repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
    - 5 hours ago, 24 May 17, 6:15pm -
  • In Modern Cyber War, the Spies Can Become Targets, Too
    Over the past eight months, a mysterious hacking group released what it says are National Security Agency computer-espionage secrets. Former intelligence officials now fear the hackers are taking a new tack: exposing the identities of the NSA compute…
    - 5 hours ago, 24 May 17, 6:08pm -
  • GE Chief Adds Some Caution to 2018 Profit Goal
    Jeff Immelt, General Electric Co.’s chief, said the conglomerate would likely need additional cost cuts to reach a closely watched 2018 profit target, given current struggles in global oil and gas markets.
    - 5 hours ago, 24 May 17, 6:01pm -
  • World Trade Flows Suggest Strong Economic Growth This Year
    World trade flows grew in the first quarter, continuing a recovery that began in the second half of last year in an indication that the global economy may be set to enjoy a year of stronger growth.
    - 5 hours ago, 24 May 17, 5:58pm -
  • Cerberus, American Eagle Work on Abercrombie Bid
    Private-equity firm Cerberus Capital is working on a bid for teen-apparel retailer Abercrombie & Fitch alongside American Eagle, which could give American Eagle a leg up in the pursuit of its struggling rival.
    - 6 hours ago, 24 May 17, 5:40pm -
  • How American Shale Drillers Flipped OPEC's Script
    When OPEC agreed to curtail production to bolster crude prices, it was betting U.S. shale drillers would be too weak to fill the void. But with Wall Street behind them, American producers have put the cartel on its heels.
    - 6 hours ago, 24 May 17, 5:38pm -
  • Investor Loeb to Seek Changes to Dow-DuPont Post-Merger Plan
    Activist investor Dan Loeb plans to publicly push for changes to the complicated combination and breakup of Dow Chemical and DuPont, according to a presentation reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.
    - 6 hours ago, 24 May 17, 5:19pm -
  • Trump's Nationalism Veers Right While May's Shifts to Center
    The conservative parties in the U.S. and U.K., buoyed by a nationalist push against immigration and trade, face a once-in-a-generation choice: shift toward small-government conservatism, or reach across traditional divides by appealing to workers? Tr…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 May 17, 5:06pm -

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ParisTech Review

  • Startups Employees Perks & Incentives - 1 - Wages

    Startups Employees Perks & Incentives - 1 - WagesThere are two main components of a compensation policy: salaries and equity. An equation with only two variables? Should be pretty simple, right? Well, not when you are talking about something as symbolic as money. Before all, let’s remind the thre… 62 days ago, 23 Mar 17, 11:57am

  • Startups Employees Perks & Incentives - 2 - Equity

    Startups Employees Perks & Incentives - 2 - EquityHow should you design your compensation policy? As we’ve seen in the first part dedicated to incentives in startups, equity should be the main driver for both founders and early employees, since it rewards risks and performance. The question is to… 62 days ago, 23 Mar 17, 11:30am

  • Companies like others? A sociological survey of French startup

    Companies like others? A sociological survey of French startupYoung innovative companies are the subject of much interest. Their example reinforces a mythology of innovation that has its classical examples, its specific locations (MIT, the Silicon Valley), its theoreticians (Joseph Schumpeter and the economics… 65 days ago, 21 Mar 17, 11:12am

  • The digital revolution and the 5 Ps of medicine

    The digital revolution and the 5 Ps of medicineIn the healthcare industry, the digital revolution affects two major areas: big data and eHealth (digital tools applied to healthcare). The availability of massive volumes of data is a hard fact. This exponential rise has layed the foundation for the… 68 days ago, 17 Mar 17, 3:13pm

  • The new world of 3D printing… and counterfeiting

    The new world of 3D printing… and counterfeiting3D printing is considered the new industrial revolution, likely to disrupt the behavior of consumers and manufacturers, involving relocation of production facilities, reconstruction of labor, changes in material applications and what's more, a growin… 72 days ago, 13 Mar 17, 4:21pm

  • Civic technology - 1 - Saving democracy?

    Civic technology - 1 - Saving democracy?Very few areas have remained unchanged by the digital revolution. Politics is no exception. In recent years, various initiatives have emerged to harness the possibilities offered by digital technology in order to improve or renew democracy. Amidst th… 77 days ago, 8 Mar 17, 3:58pm

  • Civic technology - 2 - In search of a business model

    Civic technology - 2 - In search of a business modelIs democracy just another market? Can we build a sustainable economic model with the help of digital tools whose purpose is to put citizens at the center of the democratic game? If yes, how? Must these structures be associative by nature or can they… 77 days ago, 8 Mar 17, 3:53pm

  • Civic technology - 3 - Mission: impossible?

    Civic technology - 3 - Mission: impossible?While civic technology undeniably offers promising solutions to the democratic crisis, it also suffers from serious limitations. Even if it reaches millions of people, its primary objective, achieving greater involvement of citizens in democratic lif… 77 days ago, 8 Mar 17, 3:47pm