<![CDATA[Talking Business - Business Column & Blogs | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/ The Kansas City Star newspaper and KansasCity.com in Kansas City, MO bring you Talking Business from our Business Columns and Blogs. en-us Copyright 2014 The Kansas City Star Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:01:14 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:01:14 CDT Talking Business 60 Keith Chrostowski: Surefire way to end tax incentives? Ban them http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article2708028.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 17:59:51 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article2708028.html John Wirtz: Let’s build companies, not products http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article2543260.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 00:02:23 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article2543260.html Keith Chrostowski: Despite better economic numbers, many Americans remain gloomy http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article2201369.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:02:23 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article2201369.html Gary Miller: Key questions and answers to getting the capital you need 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http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article341974/Thanks-to-Obamacare-there-are-many-ways-to-get-health-coverage.html Let’s pull for the younger generations instead of criticizing them http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article341889/Let’s-pull-for-the-younger-generations-instead-of-criticizing-them.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 21:28:43 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article341889/Let’s-pull-for-the-younger-generations-instead-of-criticizing-them.html Robots’ rule will change work: How will society adapt? http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article338730/Robots’-rule-will-change-work-How-will-society-adapt.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 16:56:27 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article338730/Robots’-rule-will-change-work-How-will-society-adapt.html Ford showing its metal in moving to aluminum F-150 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article337492/Ford-showing-its-metal-in-moving-to-aluminum-F-150.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 18:47:06 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article337492/Ford-showing-its-metal-in-moving-to-aluminum-F-150.html Taxing credit unions would hurt low- and middle-income Americans http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article336894/Taxing-credit-unions-would-hurt-low--and-middle-income-Americans.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 13:49:07 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article336894/Taxing-credit-unions-would-hurt-low--and-middle-income-Americans.html A call to the millennial generation about economic reforms is ruined by rhetoric http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article336069/A-call-to-the-millennial-generation-about-economic-reforms-is-ruined-by-rhetoric.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 00:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article336069/A-call-to-the-millennial-generation-about-economic-reforms-is-ruined-by-rhetoric.html The quotes of 2013: Uneasiness about our economic future and government’s ability to adapt http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article334955/The-quotes-of-2013-Uneasiness-about-our-economic-future-and-government’s-ability-to-adapt.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 13:54:11 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article334955/The-quotes-of-2013-Uneasiness-about-our-economic-future-and-government’s-ability-to-adapt.html At the end of the year, a time for wondering why http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article334106/At-the-end-of-the-year-a-time-for-wondering-why.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 11:21:35 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article334106/At-the-end-of-the-year-a-time-for-wondering-why.html Changes, challenges will make Obamacare the top employment issue in 2014 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article333633/Changes-challenges-will-make-Obamacare-the-top-employment-issue-in-2014.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 21:27:51 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article333633/Changes-challenges-will-make-Obamacare-the-top-employment-issue-in-2014.html Sense and nonsense about market maxims http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article332980/Sense-and-nonsense-about-market-maxims.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 04:44:35 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article332980/Sense-and-nonsense-about-market-maxims.html Banks’ swaps tactic ruled out http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article332642/Banks’-swaps-tactic-ruled-out.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 17:30:33 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article332642/Banks’-swaps-tactic-ruled-out.html Guilt about the ‘plight of labor’ suddenly afflicts billionaire bond king 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Nov 2013 17:28:22 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article331118/Universities-must-adapt-and-train-students-to-adapt.html Business principles ignored in setting up HealthCare.gov http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article331017/Business-principles-ignored-in-setting-up-HealthCare.gov.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 15:10:51 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article331017/Business-principles-ignored-in-setting-up-HealthCare.gov.html Five years on, Power & Light District puts a charge into downtown revival http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article329479/Five-years-on-Power--Light-District-puts-a-charge-into-downtown-revival.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 14:09:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article329479/Five-years-on-Power--Light-District-puts-a-charge-into-downtown-revival.html Former employees still can benefit a company http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article329055/Former-employees-still-can-benefit-a-company.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 22:16:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article329055/Former-employees-still-can-benefit-a-company.html Slow pace of recovery while the wealthy reap gains is frustrating http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article328575/Slow-pace-of-recovery-while-the-wealthy-reap-gains-is-frustrating.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 21:36:11 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article328575/Slow-pace-of-recovery-while-the-wealthy-reap-gains-is-frustrating.html American Royal Parade a star-spangled salute http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article328105/American-Royal-Parade-a-star-spangled-salute.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 21:44:16 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article328105/American-Royal-Parade-a-star-spangled-salute.html Targeted redevelopments pay off http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article327647/Targeted-redevelopments-pay-off.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 17:39:32 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article327647/Targeted-redevelopments-pay-off.html It’s time to see Obamacare in action 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http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article326626/Condo-sales-show-a-positive-market.html The slippery nature of subsidies http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article326076/The-slippery-nature-of-subsidies.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 22:22:24 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article326076/The-slippery-nature-of-subsidies.html Why innovation is still capitalism’s star http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article325673/Why-innovation-is-still-capitalism’s-star.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 17:15:45 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article325673/Why-innovation-is-still-capitalism’s-star.html Draw up strategy to optimize giving 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http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article324025/Don’t-cut-tax-incentives-that-are-working.html Drop in U.S. deficit going mostly unheralded http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article323578/Drop-in-U.S.-deficit-going-mostly-unheralded.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 16:35:14 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article323578/Drop-in-U.S.-deficit-going-mostly-unheralded.html Sprint and SoftBank make winning moves in fending off Dish http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article322323/Sprint-and-SoftBank-make-winning-moves-in-fending-off-Dish.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 18:05:25 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article322323/Sprint-and-SoftBank-make-winning-moves-in-fending-off-Dish.html The art of revising the gross domestic product http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article321291/The-art-of-revising-the-gross-domestic-product.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 23:20:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article321291/The-art-of-revising-the-gross-domestic-product.html Bull market looks to have further to run http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article320502/Bull-market-looks-to-have-further-to-run.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 23:44:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/talking-business/article320502/Bull-market-looks-to-have-further-to-run.html