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Industries, Others

The Yin and Yang of Budgets: Why a Balance of Flexibility and Inflexibility is Vital to Your Business

November 10, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

When selecting a business solution, whether it’s for managing inventory, supply chains or customer relationships, you’ll hear the buzzword “flexibility” thrown around quite a bit as a main value proposition. While I absolutely agree that flexibility is key, when it […]


Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Nordstrom Talks to Go Private Could Be in Trouble

October 2, 2017

Via: TheStreet

Shares of Nordstrom, Inc. (JWN – Get Report) tumbled over 5% in premarket trading Monday, Oct. 2, after insiders said talks to take the Seattle-based retailer private could be in danger of failing, according to the New York Post. The […]


Industries, Retail & Wholesale

iPhone 8 sales softness hits Asia suppliers

September 25, 2017

Via: Market Watch

Consumer disappointment with Apple’s new iPhone offerings have sent shares of the tech giant’s key suppliers in Asia, notably those in Taiwan, further into the red as earlier hopes of a supercycle for the flagship device have faded. In the […]


News

Philip Morris Pledges Almost $1 Billion to Anti-Smoking Fight

September 13, 2017

Via: Fortune

Marlboro-maker Philip Morris International (PMI), which is trying to kick the cigarette habit in favor of “smoke-free” alternatives, has pledged almost $1 billion to the fight against traditional burn-based smoking. Philip Morris (PM, -0.75%) said Wednesday that it would contribute […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

This $1.2 Trillion Vanguard Business Is Bullish on Credit, Top Executive Reveals

September 7, 2017

Via: TheStreet

Vanguard’s Fixed Income Group, with $1.2 trillion of assets under management, is overweight on credit exposure to corporate bonds and asset-backed securities, targeting more defensive sectors because they are “less subject to some of the volatility,” according to the group’s […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Apple shares hit record high as optimism builds over iPhone 8

August 30, 2017

Via: CNBC

Apple shares hit an all-time high on Tuesday after research firm IDC released bullish estimates for the widely anticipated new iPhone. IDC said it expects iPhone shipments to increase 9.1 percent in 2018 after the new iPhone 8, 7S and […]


Industries, Others

The biggest investing mistakes of each generation

August 24, 2017

Via: CNBC

Every generation makes investing mistakes that later generations can learn from. Our grandparents, parents and older siblings all have been blindsided at one time or another from something about investing they got wrong. Like millennials scrambling to master the basics […]


Financial Services, Industries

Wells Fargo raises its year-end S&P 500 target

August 23, 2017

Via: CNBC

Wells Fargo raised its year-end S&P 500 price target citing strong overseas growth and strong second-quarter earnings. The new forecast still calls for lower prices from here. “Earlier this year, we had concerns that investors might fret over potential for […]


Financial Services, Industries

These 17 US companies have the biggest piles of cash

August 22, 2017

Via: Business Insider

American companies are hoarding cash like crazy. In the second quarter of 2017, twenty-four of the largest American companies are holding on to a whopping $1.01 trillion in cash reserves, up 1.63% from the first quarter, according to analysis of […]


Capital, Finance Tech

Bitcoin is back around the $4,000 mark

August 21, 2017

Via: Business Insider

Bitcoin’s rally is pausing, with the digital currency dipping below $4,000 briefly in early trade on Monday. Bitcoin surged against the dollar last week, breaking through $4,000 for the first time two Sunday’s ago before peaking at $4,479. However, after […]