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Money & Careers

Want to Be a Business Leader? Don’t Let “Mommy Math” Do You In

By Catherine D. Wood
By Catherine D. Wood

I would like to help women with daughters who are in the financial industry—or any other—understand one of the reasons why we are losing the battle for “liberation,” the battle for which so many women fought in the sixties and seventies. One factor is the “arithmetic discussion” that so many couples seem to have when times are tough.

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Web Watch: Michael Lewis, Meredith Whitney, and the End of the World As We Know it

By Elizabeth Hemmerdinger
By Elizabeth Hemmerdinger What really started the world-wide financial nuclear reaction?  There’s been no loud explosion, no visible flames, no pore-clogging airborne toxins, but Michael Lewis, the documentarian of Wall Street’s excesses of the ‘80’s in his 1990 book Liar’s Poker, offers us an explanation for the recent financial bloodbath. The End of the Wall Street Boom,  on Portfolio.com, is…
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