Tag: business

Security, Software & Tools

Why ‘fileless malware’ is the biggest new threat to your business

April 17, 2018

Via: TechRadar

Fileless Malware, or Advanced Volatile Threat, is malware that can launch without being stored on disk. Does this matter? If you’re relying on your defences detecting malware before it hits you, then yes. Fileless malware outsmarts those defences, and they’re […]

financial technology, fintech

The Fintech Effect: An Ecommerce Merchant’s Guide for 2018

January 26, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Like most things that arrive suddenly and unexpectedly, the wave of financial technology startups that appeared at the start of the decade was met with skepticism, apprehension — even contempt. This so-called Fintech Revolution threatened to take down the financial […]

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 […]


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


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


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


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 […]