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2008-03-11 00:00:00

Like many women, I've collected an assortment of gold jewelry over the years, and some of it I never wear anymore. Recently, I decided it was time to join the growing number of people who are taking advantage of skyrocketing gold prices to turn old bling into fast cash. Certainly, the time is ripe. On Tuesday, gold closed at $963.90 an ounce - up 15 percent since the beginning of the year, and 52 percent since the end of 2006. The last time gold prices soared like this was 1980, when the...

2007-04-17 09:00:23

NEW YORK, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital marketing agency Carat Fusion has expanded its search marketing practice by hiring Randy Schwartz as its new Director of Search Engine Marketing in the New York office. In addition, the agency has hired four additional search marketing professionals to satisfy growing demand for search services. Schwartz will be responsible for overseeing a variety of search marketing services for the agency's New York-based clients including Pfizer, Wyndham Hotel...

2005-10-19 19:34:35

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - One advertiser has bought the entire commercial inventory of "60 Minutes" for Sunday, giving the magazine show more time for stories as it runs about half as many commercials. It's the first time in the program's 37-year history that one advertiser has sponsored the entire show; Dutch electronics maker Royal Philips Electronics is using its ad buy as a way to get its brand campaign in a clutterless environment. On Sunday's "60...

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