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1010 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
business
"Certain wage gaps have been poked, prodded, analyzed, and bickered over so frequently that they're by now common knowledge; even if few agree as to what causes them or what to do about them, most people acknowledge that male-female and black-white ea..."
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3047 words • advanced • 2 years, 5 months ago
marketing
"Subarus marketing strategy had just died in a fit of irony. It was the mid 1990s, and sales of Subaru cars were in decline. To reverse the companys fortunes, Subaru of America had created its first luxury careven though the small automaker was known ..."
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596 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
sales
"RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — With his booming voice and high-voltage charisma capable of working crowds of hundreds into a lather, Marcos Gladstone has all the trappings of a successful preacher. But Gladstone has something that most other Pentecostal leade..."
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1017 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"Markets have been thrown into a panic this year as investors struggle to interpret savage moves in prices. There is only one reliable indicator that an economy is heading for recession, and the only country where it might be flashing red is in Aust..."
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1017 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"Markets have been thrown into a panic this year as investors struggle to interpret savage moves in prices. There is only one reliable indicator that an economy is heading for recession, and the only country where it might be flashing red is in Aust..."
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831 words • intermediate • 4 years ago
"Unless they have used it themselves, many advertisers may not know that gay geo-social networking app Grindr has a burgeoning advertising business and a potentially lucrative future data business. Grindr claims to be the largest all-male mobile socia..."
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113 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
sales
"Advertise with the Washington Blade in print and online today! The Washington Blade was founded in 1969 as a black & white, one-sheet community newsletter. In 2014 the Blade celebrated its 45th anniversary as America’s Gay News Source. The Blade wa..."

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1171 words • intermediate • 3 years, 10 months ago
business
TED
Morgana Bailey has been hiding her true self for 16 years. In a brave talk, she utters four words that might not seem like a big deal to some, but to her have been paralyzing. Why speak up? Because she’s realized that her silence has personal, professional and societal consequences. In front of an audience of her co-workers, she reflects on what it means to fear the judgment of others, and how it makes us judge ourselves.

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603 words • advanced • 2 years, 12 months ago
business
"BUENOS AIRES: The Argentine peso lost 30 per cent of its value against the dollar on Thursday (Dec 17) after the new pro-business government abruptly scrapped foreign exchange restrictions introduced by its leftist predecessors. The sharp devaluat..."
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"Apple is planning an early launch in Russia for its upcoming music streaming service, according to a report in Billboard — indicating that it is likely to see a large-scale global launch. The Cupertino company is widely expected to relaunch its Beats..."
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603 words • advanced • 2 years, 12 months ago
business
"BUENOS AIRES: The Argentine peso lost 30 per cent of its value against the dollar on Thursday (Dec 17) after the new pro-business government abruptly scrapped foreign exchange restrictions introduced by its leftist predecessors. The sharp devaluat..."
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"We're getting a closer look at the business of gay social network Grindr, thanks to documents that leakedfollowing thehack of extra-marital affairs dating site Ashley Madison. Grindr is projectingrevenues for 2015 of $38.1 million from3.8 million mon..."
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821 words • advanced • 2 years, 4 months ago
business
"Reuters/Rogan WardDURBAN, South Africa Homophobia exacts a devastatingemotional toll. But according to Joint United Nations Programme onHIVand AIDS researcher Erik Lamontagne, discrimination against lesbian, gay and bisexual communities carries a sub..."

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387 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"The US Supreme Court ruled in June that gay marriage is legal nationwide. No doubt, such an historic verdict will have economic repercussions. But even though this ruling was specifically about marriage, the benefits go beyond just the wedding (and d..."

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178 words • intermediate • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"Extended slump in oil taking toll on industry, economy Updated July 31, 2015 2:36 PM By The Associated Press  By JONATHAN FAHEY (AP Energy Writer) FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2014, file photo, oil pump jacks work behind a natural gas flare near Watfor..."
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453 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"Thursday January 14, 2016 Thursday, January 14, 2016 Subsiding subsidies Of all the economic innovations imposed by the Mauricio Macri administration in little more than a month, surely the least controversial is the end of generalized subsidies f..."
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969 words • advanced • 4 years ago
"What’s the secret to convincing the world to back a movement? Figure out how it could impact the global bottom line. Economic reasoning is part of what propelled the modern women’s empowerment movement. And now, it’s informing an emerging argument fo..."

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800 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
sales
"Cleveland (AFP) - Republican White House hopefuls took to the stage for a packed debate that touched on fiercely divisive issues, including abortion, immigration, gay rights and national security. The night saw a few heated exchanges, some emotional ..."
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1806 words • advanced • 2 years, 6 months ago
business
"Depending on who you are, deregulation of the Texas electric industry has been a boon or a burden. We gathered nine executives, officials and consumer advocates to discuss who has benefited from deregulation, who has been harmed and what's to come. ..."
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2172 words • intermediate • 3 years, 2 months ago
sales
"Homeless male prostitutes draw the ire of residents BY DONNA HUSSEY-WHYTE Sunday Observer staff reporter husseyd@jamaicaobserver.com Sunday, August 14, 2011     THEY are anything but subtle, the group of about 30 males who gather regularly by t..."
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