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Mildred Duke is a writer and journalist who's been published in The City Of Edmonton News. She has a particular interest in politics, health, business, parenting, and finance. Her hobbies include reading, gardening, and watching movies with her family.

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14 of the world's 20 biggest stock markets have hit record highs, with U.S. equities riding a $12 trillion rally

From New York to London to Tokyo, if there’s one similarity among the world’s equity markets it’s this: record highs. Of the world’s 20 largest stock markets, 14 have hit all-time highs recently. The MSCI ACWI Index, which tracks developed and emerging markets, has been on a record-breaking run, setting another new high on Friday. […]

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Understanding the Factors That Affect Workers’ Compensation Costs for Your Greenhouse

Proper cleanup to prevent safety hazards | Hortica As a greenhouse business owner, you’re always looking to manage your costs. That includes examining your sales figures, inventory, and employee wage structure against other factors such as rising inflation and insurance.   At Hortica, I work with companies across the horticultural and floral industries. Some owners know

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This millennial-founded Chinese company scored a $6 billion valuation selling mystery toys. Now it wants to cash in on America’s cuteness craze

Tiny toys are a big business in China. So big, in fact, they’ve propelled one Beijing-based company to a staggering $6.3 billion valuation, and made its founder a billionaire three times over. Pop Mart, founded in 2010 by now 37-year-old Wang Ning, has kickstarted a mystery-toy boom in China. The company’s “blind boxes” conceal the

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Check Out Some of Ohio’s Best Greenhouses Before Cultivate Starts

The industry-focused tours that help kick off Cultivate each year are always popular. In fact, two of this year’s tours – the Garden Center Retail Tour and the Nursery Production tour – are already sold out. But you can still sign up for the Greenhouse Production Tour as well as an exclusive tour of Cincinnati’s

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It's not 'TV Week' anymore as streamers dominate the advertising upfronts

Advertising executives who entered Radio City Music Hall on Monday for NBCUniversal’s upfront presentation were greeted by an orchestra playing the familiar themes of the network’s landmark shows, such as “Law & Order” and “NBC Nightly News.” It was a nod to broadcasting’s rich history, which for the rest of the week would be relegated

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With 'OMG Fashun,' Julia Fox and Law Roach bring sustainable, daring style to reality TV

With the years-long success of series like “Project Runway” and “America’s Next Top Model,” fashion competition reality TV shows are nothing new. But “OMG Fashun” is a different type of series ripe for short attention spans and a style-savvy generation more attuned to the concerns about the environment. “There’s so many awful things happening in

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Peril intensifies for Sean 'Diddy' Combs after video shows him attacking Cassie Ventura

A video showing embattled music legend Sean “Diddy” Combs violently attacking his then-girlfriend in a Los Angeles hotel in 2016 is likely to add more urgency to a federal sex-trafficking investigation into the star. The video shows Combs chasing, kicking, dragging and hurling a glass vase at Cassie, a singer whose real name is Casandra

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TodayTix CEO took over at 31. Now 38, he has a message for aspirational young leaders

There’s much to be said about playing the part for the job you want, not the job you have—especially if you’re young and worried about appearing too youthful for a promotion or senior ranking. Brian Fenty would know. While the average Fortune 500 CEO is over 57 years old, he took TodayTix’s helm in 2017 at

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