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Goldman Sachs Timing Bonuses For U.K. Workers

According to the Financial Times, Goldman Sachs is looking at waiting until the top British tax rate falls by 5 percent in April before paying out bonuses. In December, Goldman paid $65 million in bonuses to its top American-based executives before the tax rate rose for high income earners, as part of the Fiscal Cliff deal.
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Football Playoffs Are Moneymakers For NFL, Advertisers

Just after a heavy weekend of football, Steve Inskeep talks to John Ourand of Sports Business Journal about the business of the NFL in the weeks leading up to the Super Bowl.
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Need A Career? Try Making Gelato

Gelato University in Bologna, Italy, teaches students the art of making Gelato — Italy's creamier version of ice cream. The week-long course costs about $1,200 but it comes with a $1,200 coupon toward the purchase of a gelato maker. The school has more than 6,000 students a year.
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Better Bring Your Own: University Of Vermont Bans Bottled Water

When students at the University of Vermont resume classes on the snow-covered Burlington campus Monday, something will be missing. UVM is the latest university to ban on-campus sales of bottled water.
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A Nightmarish Week For Boeing's Dreamliner

With brake issues, fuel leaks and a battery fire in three separate incidents, it has not been a good week for the Boeing Dreamliner. Host Scott Simon talks with New York Times op-ed columnist Joe Nocera about troubles that have beset the new Boeing 787 this past week.
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Why Are Investors In Like With Facebook Again?

Facebook's stock sank after its initial public offering last May. But since the new year began, its share price has soared nearly 20 percent. Is this the year it finally figures out how to make money from mobile users? There's lots of speculation about what it might announce next Tuesday.

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