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Woman in Japan dies from ‘overwork,’ a common cause of death

Media worker Miwa Sado logged 159 hours of overtime in one month before she died of heart failure. A 31-year-old employee of Japan’s public broadcaster, NHK, only took 2 days off during the July 2013 when she worked nearly double ...

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Common Sense: How a Money-Losing Snap Could Be Worth So Much

Snap “looks tremendously overvalued to me,” said Brian Hamilton, a co-founder of Sageworks, a financial analysis and valuation firm. Michael Nathanson, senior research analyst at MoffettNathanson, described Snap as a “field of dreams.” Even with rosy growth forecasts, “at $ ...

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Common Sense: Everyone Despises SolarCity Deal, Except Tesla Shareholders

Mr. Musk “went overnight from being a genius to an idiot,” said Joseph Dennison, portfolio manager at Zevenbergen Capital Investments, a large Tesla shareholder. Largely overlooked in the din, however, is that few, if any, of Tesla’s harshest critics are ...

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Bits Blog: Common Stock Ownership Spreads Among Start-Up Investors

When institutional investors put money into companies backed by venture capital, they typically end up owning a type of stock called preferred shares. Now, institutional investors are also becoming owners of a different class of start-up stock: common shares. The ...

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Gov. Cuomo calls for Common Core overhaul

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Friday, December 11, 2015, 12:24 AM Chris Futcher/iStock Thousands of kids boycotted state exams earlier this year. Common Core is being held back. Gov. Cuomo’s task force called for an overhaul to the controversial state ...

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Common Sense: Huge Valeant Stake Exposes Rift at Sequoia Fund

For more than four decades, the Sequoia Fund has been the envy of Wall Street, one of the rare funds to consistently beat the market. Known for its close ties to Warren E. Buffett, the fund at its peak managed ...

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Most common Thanksgiving cooking mishaps and how to fix them

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 2:26 PM Andrey Armyagov Whether your Thanksgiving turkey is overcooked or undercooked when your guests arrive, don’t panic. You can fix both. Anyone who’s tackled the most monumental meal of the year ...

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Common Sense: The Narrative Frays for Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes

Photo Elizabeth Holmes is the founder and chief executive of Theranos. Credit Drew Kelly Few people, let alone those just 31 years old, have amassed the accolades and riches bestowed on Elizabeth Holmes, founder and chief executive of the blood-testing ...

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