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Thousands of people are getting refunds for a bogus supplement that claimed to treat drug addiction

October 4, 2017

Via: Business Insider

More than 5,000 Americans are about to get a check in the mail, after regulators discovered that a Florida-based supplement maker was peddling an herbal drink mix that it claimed could help treat addiction. The company, Sunrise Nutraceuticals, marketed its […]


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 […]


Finance Tech, Trading

This Is Why Stocks Are on Track for Their Best September Since 2013

September 29, 2017

Via: TheStreet

Stocks are on track to buck the historical declines we typically see in September, with the major indices expected to post their best September since 2013. “I think the old adage is the market likes to frustrate the most people,” […]


Finance Tech, Trading

‘Dangerous volatility’ is inciting flashbacks to the financial crisis

September 13, 2017

Via: Business Insider

Markets around the world have been grappling with historically low volatility for some time now. And Societe Generale thinks they’re finally due for a reckoning. In fact, the situation has gotten so untenous that it’s reminding the firm of the […]


News

‘I couldn’t count the number of times I was the only woman in the room’: Fintech has a gender problem

September 8, 2017

Via: Business Insider

LONDON — New figures highlight the fintech industry’s gender diversity problem, with women representing just 29% of staff in the sector. A “fintech census” carried out by EY and industry body Innovate Finance and published on Thursday highlights the male […]


Industries, Others

Disney Is Planning Layoffs at ABC to Cut Costs

August 31, 2017

Via: Fortune

Walt Disney Co. is preparing a series of layoffs as part of broader budget cuts across the company. According to the Wall Street Journal, the majority of the cuts will take place at the ABC broadcast network, its television production […]


Finance Tech, News, Trading

US crude prices sink 2.7%, settling at $46.57, as Harvey hits US refiners

August 29, 2017

Via: CNBC

U.S. crude oil futures nearly 3 percent on Monday, but gasoline prices surged to two-year highs as Tropical Storm Harvey kept hammering the U.S. Gulf Coast, knocking out several refineries which backed up crude supplies and disrupted fuel production. Massive […]


Education, Industries

Education Dept. lost track of $84M for disabled student services

August 28, 2017

Via: NY Daily News

The city Education Department failed to keep tabs on $84 million it paid to outside vendors for services to students with disabilities, a new audit charges. In the report to be released Monday, Controller Scott Stringer shows the city didn’t […]


Software & Tools

Top 5 best accounting software and invoicing packages in 2017

August 15, 2017

Via: TechRadar

Note: Our best accounts software round-up has been fully updated. This feature was first published in July 2014. Where business is concerned, it goes without saying that keeping your finances in order is imperative. Not only is it necessary in […]


News

Japan’s Economy Grows Again, in Longest Streak in 11 Years

August 14, 2017

Via: The New York Times

Japan’s economy grew more strongly than expected in the second quarter, extending the longest streak of uninterrupted growth in 11 years, government data showed on Monday. And the really good news: Much of the growth was local. Japan’s government has […]