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Best Places to Launch a Career

Hiring at the CIA, the State Department, and Teach For America is up this year. Recruiting executives discuss what they're looking for and how job candidates can set themselves him apart

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GM Will Rise Again

Now that General Motors has emerged from bankruptcy, the carmaker will prosper and regain its former glory. Pro or con?


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The Best Places to Launch a Career

Graduates lucky enough to land a job may find the prospect of responsibility and rapid advancement surprisingly strong. But don't count on bigger salaries

What BP's New Oil Strike Means

A vast discovery in the Gulf of Mexico is the latest sign of success in a high-risk, high-reward strategy

The Return of Capital Spending

Companies that stopped capital outlays look to be starting them again, and that's a key component to global recovery


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"Fewer and fewer people are waiting in line to pay $10 for a movie in theaters. Now you expect that people will pay $40 to watch it at home? What a joke."


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Win 7: Hard to Get There from Here

Without a new computer running Vista, upgrading to Windows 7 will be a pain