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UMD Smith business school to take on cybersecurity risk project

The Supply Chain Management Center at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business will be part of a unique risk assessment project to assess the safety and effectiveness of supply chain practices. The project, which is the ...

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JPMorgan CEO Dimon says execs may have pay taken back

WASHINGTON — JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon told Congress on Wednesday that senior bank executives responsible for a $2 billion trading loss will probably have some of their pay taken back by the company. “It’s likely that there will be ...

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Marianne D. Fishler: Keep risk in mind when chasing high yields

On March 13, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke reiterated the Federal Open Market Committee’s intention to keep interest rates low through 2014. This is welcome news for mortgage borrowers or those invested in equities, as investors may decide to move ...

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Newer birth control drugs coming under FDA scrutiny

WASHINGTON — Birth control drugs that were heavily promoted as having fewer side effects and the ability to clear up acne and other hormonal bothers are under new scrutiny from safety regulators. Research suggesting that newer birth control formulations are ...

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Risk-reward of ‘fracking’ is still debated

WASHINGTON — Critics have blamed hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” for environmental disturbances including landscape degradation, air pollution and groundwater contamination — conditions that may affect the health of surrounding areas. But the jury is still out on whether these claims ...

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Gary S. Williams: As you get older, managing money gets more complex

As Americans live longer, the task of managing money after retirement gets more complex. A retiree in his or her mid-60s typically has a different risk profile than an individual approaching 90. It may be helpful to look at various ...

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