Carilion leaders see pay take dip (Roanoke Times)
Three of the top officers of the health care giant saw some decrease in their 2008 compensation.
Housing Woes Bring a New Cry: Let the Market Fall (NY Times)
As the economy again sputters and potential buyers flee — July housing sales sank 26 percent from July 2009 — there is a growing sense of exhaustion with government intervention. Some economists and analysts are now urging a dose of shock therapy that would greatly shift the benefits to future homeowners: Let the housing market crash.
Four unexpected economic bright spots (Fortune)
he end of summer ushered in a few signs of progress in some of the unlikeliest corners of the economy. They are no guarantee that the good times are around the corner, but they do provide a helpful reminder that this slow recovery is exactly that: a recovery. Fortune highlights four bright spots, and assesses what kind of a lasting impact they might have on the economy.
The Coolest New Office Furniture (Inc.)
Office furniture designers are rolling out their 2011 lines this fall.Here are some neat products for businesses that want to splurge.
Three Best Ways to Convert Online Prospects Into Clients (WSJ)
Researchers say consumers searching for goods or services online will visit an average of four websites within a 30-minute period. This means that if visitors to your site request more information, you’ve got to follow up fast to beat your competition to the punch. Here are three best ways to convert an online prospect into a client: