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Financial Services, Industries

JPMorgan Chase’s 4Q profits jump 21%, helped by trading

January 14, 2020

Via: ABC News

NEW YORK — Banking giant JPMorgan Chase said profit jumped 21% in the final three months of 2019, as the bank’s trading desks had a blowout quarter, which offset the impact of declining interest rates. The New York-based bank earned […]


Security

Making customer privacy a priority

January 14, 2020

Via: TechRadar

Within 24 hours of the long-awaited launch of Disney+, the entertainment multinational’s streaming service, it was reported that thousands of accounts had been hacked, with critical data stolen and sold online. As these breaches are so common, we’ve become almost […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Stock market shakes off Iran jitters for now, but investors could still be in for a bumpy ride in 2020

January 13, 2020

Via: USA TODAY

The stock market has shaken off its jitters over Iran, but analysts say investors could still be in for a bumpy ride this year. Stocks are back near records, a sharp turnaround after Iran’s missile attacks sent futures tumbling Tuesday […]


Education, Industries

City schools struggling to keep vocational programs afloat after abrupt funding cut

January 13, 2020

Via: NY Daily News

For the 130 students in the business program at Susan Wagner High School in Staten Island, the opportunity to design and run their own company has been life-changing. The students are part of a class called Virtual Enterprise – a […]


News

US employers expected to have added 160,00 jobs in December

January 10, 2020

Via: ABC News

WASHINGTON — The U.S. job market appears to be entering 2020 on a solid footing. Economists expect that Friday’s jobs report will show job gains of 160,000 in December, with the unemployment rate holding steady at 3.5%, according to the […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Asian shares rise as worries recede on Iran, US tensions

January 10, 2020

Via: ABC News

TOKYO — Asian shares rose Friday as worries receded the United States and Iran might be stepping closer to the edge of war, and U.S. indexes hit records. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 edged up 0.5% to finish at 23,850.57. Australia’s […]


Enterprise, Industries

Apple’s stock has now doubled in a year amid ‘impressive’ App Store sales data

January 9, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Shares of Apple Inc. surged to another record high Wednesday, and have now doubled over the past year, in the wake of the company’s report on its app store sales. The technology behemoth AAPL, +1.61% said Wednesday that App Store […]


Security

Keeping personal information secure

January 9, 2020

Via: TechRadar

As more and more aspects of our lives go online, how can we make sure that our personal information remains secure, and that our conversations remain private? Here are five simple steps you can take to improve your online safety. […]


News

Private payroll growth surges in December to end 2019 strong, ADP says

January 8, 2020

Via: CNBC

Private payroll growth ended 2019 on a strong note, with companies adding 202,000 positions in December in another sign of a healthy labor market, according to a report Wednesday from ADP and Moody’s Analytics. The total was well above the […]


Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Kohl’s needs more than an Amazon partnership to grow sales

January 8, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Kohl’s Corp. is getting a boost from its partnership with Amazon.com Inc., but Jefferies analysts still expect same-store sales and margins to decline due to weakness in key categories like women’s and children’s. Jefferies downgraded Kohl’s KSS, +0.22% shares to […]