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Facebook shares dive 19%, shedding $120 billion in market capitalization

July 26, 2018

Via: USA TODAY

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook shares dove 19 percent Thursday, with the social networking giant shedding about $120 billion in market value after the company warned of slowing sales growth. The decline marked Facebook’s largest stock market decline ever, eclipsing a […]


News

The U.S. Economy May Be Booming, But Americans Aren’t Saving

June 20, 2018

Via: Fortune

Despite recent job gains, rising wages and falling unemployment, almost a quarter of Americans said they still have no emergency savings, according to an annual Bankrate.com report released Wednesday. The number of Americans who said they have no money readily […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Value stocks may break out, helped by rising interest rates, inflation, potential trade war

April 3, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Value stocks, which have been overshadowed by growth stocks including Amazon, Alphabet and Netflix, may make a comeback beginning this year as investors flock to defensive investments. That’s according to Justin Tugman, a portfolio manager at Perkins Investment Management in […]


Finance Tech, Trading

European stocks dive on US trade tensions

April 3, 2018

Via: Business Insider

European stocks started the second quarter on the back foot following a US market sell-off. The majority of European indices did not trade on Monday as the continent observed Easter, but trading in the US resumed, where all three major […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Global markets mostly lower in muted Easter trading

April 2, 2018

Via: ABC News

Global markets mostly fell in muted trading Monday, as markets in Hong Kong, Australia and Europe were closed for Easter. KEEPING SCORE: Trading in France, Germany and Britain was closed for Easter and was to resume Tuesday. U.S. shares were […]


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 […]


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More Americans feel anxious than optimistic about their finances: Study

January 23, 2018

Via: USA TODAY

All things considered, now is a pretty good time to be an active participant in the U.S. economy. Jobs are plentiful. The market has been on a winning streak. And while rising interest rates are a mixed bag, savers can […]


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U.S. Added 148,000 Jobs in December

January 5, 2018

Via: Fortune

The American economy gained 148,000 jobs in the final month of 2017, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics report released Friday morning. The unemployment rate remained at 4.1% for a third month. This marks the 87th consecutive month of […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Technology companies and retailers lead US stocks higher

December 14, 2017

Via: ABC News

Gains by technology companies helped send U.S. stocks higher in midday trading Thursday. Retailers also rose after the government said retail sales jumped in November. Health care stocks lagged the market. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose […]


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 […]