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Planner can smooth office move

Dear Editor: Germaine Knapp in her Leadership column (RBJ March 3) states with eloquence the horrors that companies can endure when making a move to a new office space. It is unfortunate that her company did not employ an experienced ...

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Decline of the dollar

Why are so many people cheering the dollar’s breathtaking fall against the Japanese yen and German mark? Because a weaker dollar means U.S. products cost less abroad, which should boost exports. If that’s so, why is the U.S. merchandise deficit ...

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Time to rethink local economic development

While the campaign was guilty of oversimplification and of pandering to voters, it is very difficult to disagree with the notion that New York’s business climate –both real and perceived–has severely hindered local economic development initiatives. As evidenced by Pataki’s ...

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A fragile peace

After warnings, threats and 10 hours of post-deadline haggling, U.S. and Chinese negotiators last weekend averted a trade war by reaching agreement on a series of measures to protect U.S. intellectual property. An America trade representative quickly touted the accord ...

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Polishing the “new” in New York

Beyond our natural and self-made resources, New York has a wealth of creative minds and energetic individuals with a common goal: to put ideas into action. Gradually, people with bold innovations, unique concepts or technological wizardry are taking risks. Through ...

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Learning
from Chretien

With President Bill Clinton’s state visit to Canada this week, some observers think he might take the opportunity to pick up a few pointers on political popularity from his counterpart in Ottawa. Prime Minister Jean Chretien is rolling along on ...

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How safe a harbor?

When a publicly held company issues a disappointing earnings report, the market’s reaction typically is swift and harsh. But an increasing number of shareholders these days take matters a step further to show their displeasure: They go to court. That’s ...

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Fundmental health care change is inevitable

Dear Editor: Some Rochesterians believe our health care system will remain untouched because federal health care reform died on the operating table last year. However, it is important to recognize that major changes in health care will occur with or ...

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New voices join roster of columnists

Walter Boston, starting this week, will write a monthly International Business column. Boston, who directs SUNY College at Brockport’s International Institute, will look at global economic trends and how they shape opportunities for Rochester companies. Further, he will share practical ...

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New world disorder

From Mexico to Canada to China to South Korea, the new world of complex, linked economies suddenly seems a troubled and even scary place. It was supposed to be otherwise. With the fall of the Soviet Union and its command-economy ...

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