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What is “Marketplace Lending?”

“Marketplace lending” describes a set of market-making services that match individual borrowers to lenders through an online platform that underwrites the loan and facilitates the transaction without the involvement of traditional banks or credit card companies.

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Where Are the Women?

Increasingly, companies recognizing the importance of diversity at the top are investing in recruiting and developing talented women. So why aren’t we seeing more women in top roles?

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The Perils of Scientific Illiteracy

“Apple employs 700,000 factory workers in China because we can’t find the 30,000 engineers in the U.S. that we need on site at our plants,” Apple CEO Steve Jobs told President Obama. “If you could educate those engineers, we could move more manufacturing jobs here.” Jobs made the point that American competitiveness was being hollowed out by immigration policies that educate a growing number of foreign engineers at the best U.S. universities then immediately send them home.

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Top Three Obstacles (and Solutions) to Women’s Advancement

Work-life balance topped the list of the most significant institutional impediments to the advancement of women in Corporate America, according to a 2010 study, “The Women’s Leadership Development Survey,” by Mercer Associates. Below are the three top obstacles along with recommended solutions and companies recognized by the National Association for Female Executives for their responses to the challenges. OBSTACLE SOLUTION ...

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