Ivanka Trump 'was the worst offender in the White House': Ivanka reportedly discussed government affairs using her personal email address

White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump reportedly sent numerous emails related to internal government affairs using her personal email address. The first daughter is believed to have discussed government policy in her emails, and sent her work schedule and travel information to herself and personal assistants. Ivanka, who took on her unpaid White House role in March 2017, "sometimes used her personal account, almost always for logistics and scheduling concerning her family," according to a st...
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Shock in Japan as Nissan’s Ghosn held in financial probe

TOKYO (AP) — The arrest of Nissan Motor Co.’s chairman Carlos Ghosn on charges he underreported his income and misused company funds caused the company’s shares to tumble and shocked many in Japan who view him as something of a hero. Prosecutors said they were holding Ghosn and another Nissan executive for allegedly collaborating to […]
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Gold edges down in slow trading, muted dollar supports

Gold inched lower on Tuesday, trading in a tight range ahead of a U.S. holiday, but the metal held above the 1,220 level as the dollar was pressured by weak U.S. economic data and a clouded interest rate outlook.
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Analyst questions Fletcher Building strategy as downgrade sparks share price slide

Fletcher Building's turnaround strategy is under further question after the construction firm shocked the market with a profit warning for the first half.Investors punished the stock as Fletcher's board addressed the annual shareholders... [Author: [email protected]]
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A2 Milk answers its critics with 65 per cent earnings lift in first four months

A2 Milk has answered its critics where it matters most - the bottom line.The stock, which has polarised opinion in the investment community, has been under fire from various quarters over share sales by top management, worries about... [Author: [email protected]]
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500 Startups wraps up oversubscribed Vietnam fund

500 Startups, which operates worldwide micro-funds, announced it has raised $14 million in an oversubscribed Vietnam-focused fund. The fund, launched in 2016, had targeted initially to raise $10 million. In a blog post, 500 Startups said it has already invested nearly $3 million in 36 companies to date, with a focus on companies serving the Vietnam market or leveraging Vietnamese talent.  The fund is led by Eddie Thai (a Vietnam-based entrepreneur) and Binh Tran (co-founder and former CTO of Klo...
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China's Xi visits Philippines to deepen ties with US ally

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping received a red-carpet welcome in the Philippines on Tuesday, as he paid his first visit to the U.S. treaty ally with offers of infrastructure loans and new accords to prevent... [Author: [email protected]]
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China's Xi visits Manila to deepen ties with America's ally

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — China's president will visit the Philippines for the first time in a high point of a love-hate relationship with an American treaty ally with offers of infrastructure loans and new accords to prevent clashes... [Author: [email protected]]
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Punakaiki group hunts predators with new Internet of Things network

Predator-Free Punakaiki has engaged a new weapon in its war on possums, stoats, and feral cats and rats: Internet-of-Things (IoT) technology.IoT tech helps machines and gadgets talk to the internet. Things like smart power meters,... [Author: [email protected]]
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Guest Post: How a Bad Name Can Hurt the Value of your Brand

When you’re thinking of a name for your new business, you might run into people who tell you not to worry about your business name. Some people say that there isn’t a noticeable value to a business name – that names are just frills that aren’t worth investing time and resources into researching. However, research shows that simple, catchy names outperform non-interesting names on the stock market by up to 33%. Rather than looking at the direct financial benefits a good brand name brings, consi...
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China's economic opening-up to help offset U.S. trade frictions: central bank adviser

China's opening up of its economy will help it cope with the trade frictions with the United States, a central bank adviser said on Tuesday, adding that China cannot go backwards on its market reforms.
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Oil loses steam as supply concerns add to negative economic outlook

Oil markets lost steam on Tuesday, giving back earlier gains, as a deteriorating economic outlook and a surge in U.S. production outweighed expected supply cuts by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
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Rupee, bonds rise after RBI board meeting

Indian rupee and bonds rose in early trade on Tuesday after the outcome from a central bank board meeting late Monday removed uncertainty over a growing rift over policy decisions between the government and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
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If share price was the score card for Fletcher boss Ross Taylor, it's a fail

The reaction of Fletcher Building's shareholders was emphatic to the dismal news that core first-half profit operating earnings will be about 10 per cent lower than in the previous first half.The shares fell below $5, their lowest... [Author: [email protected]]
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4 Life Lessons You Can Learn From a Career Mentor

As a business owner, if you have young people on your team or are concerned about your own children who are a young person about to embark on the all-important journey of choosing a career, they (and you) probably have many questions and more than a few fears. This article is for them. -TCW Choosing […]
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The corporate scandals that rocked Japan

The arrest of Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn is the latest company crisis to hit Japan Inc.
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China blames 'excuses' for lack of agreement at APEC, as U.S. ties sour again

A major Asia-Pacific summit's failure to agree on a communique resulted from certain countries "excusing" protectionism, a top Chinese diplomat said, in a veiled criticism of Washington that further sours the tone of China-U.S. ties ahead of a G20 meet.
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Assistant/Associate Professor in Theatre, Arts Admin

University of Michigan. Assistant / Associate Professor, Arts Administration. Tenure-Track appointment View Details and APPLY on Interfolio: 57282 Duties: Head the Performing Arts Management and Entrepreneurship minor in the School of Music, Theatre & Dance. Teach theatre arts administration on the undergraduate level, including courses such as: Marketing and Public Relations, Producing in American Theatre, Fundraising and the Arts, and Legal Issues in the Arts. Par...
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7 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Jobhunting

find the companies you want to work for and start contacting their employers directly either by email or phone. You’ll feel as if you’ve got a lot more freedom not having to reply solely to ads – you can craft the application the way you want to and apply to the roles you want.
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Fletcher Building boss Ross Taylor shrugs off criticism as shares tank

The reaction of Fletcher Building's shareholders was emphatic to the dismal news that core first-half profit operating earnings will be about 10 per cent lower than in the previous first half.The shares fell as low as $5, their... [Author: [email protected]]
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Uber Expands Its E-Bike Service, Jump, to 2 More West Coast Cities

Hundreds of red, “dockless” electronic bikes appeared on the streets of San Diego and Seattle on Monday, the latest cities in which Uber introduced its e-bike program, Jump. The expansion comes days after Uber began rolling out the bike-sharing service across Los Angeles.The San Francisco-based ride-hailing giant acquired Jump Bikes, a Brooklyn e-bike sharing service, in April.In recent months, San Diegans have seen a rainbow of bikes and scooters dot its roads and walkways. Companies including...
Tags: Startups, Transportation, Lyft, Uber, China, San Francisco, Trends, Brooklyn, Scooters, Innovation, San Diego, Ride Sharing, Seattle, Santa Monica, San Diegans, National blog main

Oil Demand is Dying Faster than Expected from Electric Cars and Buses

By the end of 2018, electric cars and buses will displace 279,000 barrels a day. At the end of 2018, there are about 5 million electric cars. Germany had a drop in diesel demand of 9% so far in 2018.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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If Facebook’s new auto-comment feature isn’t rock bottom, it has to be close

It’s been two tumultuous years. Still, it’s highly unlikely we’ve witnessed the moment Facebook hit bottom. A new feature, spotted by some users this morning, though, may offer a clue as to what that moment could look like. In this case, it’s a tool that prompts users to comment on live video using algorithmically-generated text or emoji. The text, similar to that used in Google’s Gmail, attempts to match fairly common replies to the context of a stream, and the sentiment surrounding it. And it ...
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Boeing to hold global airlines call for queries after crash

The conference call Tuesday will allow Boeing to field queries all at once from the group instead of having multiple individual conversations on the same points, said one of the people who asked not to be identified since the call is private.
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Boeing to hold global conference call with airlines that fly 737 MAX model that was involved in crash

The conference call Tuesday will allow Boeing to field queries all at once from the group instead of having multiple individual conversations on the same points, said one of the people who asked not to be identified since the call is private.
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Sharing the wealth & avoiding tax on it thanks to estate, gift and kiddie tax inflation adjustments

Welcome to Part 6 of the ol' blog's 2019 series on tax inflation adjustments. Today we look at changes to estate, gift and kiddie tax provisions.You can find links to all 2019 inflation postsin the  series' first item: income tax brackets and rates . Note: The 2019 figures apply to 2019 returns that are due in April 2020. For comparison purposes, you'll also find 2018 amounts to be used in filing this year's 2018 tax return due April 15, 2019. The rich, per the apparently apocryphal...
Tags: Taxes, Congress, Capitol Hill, District Of Columbia, Sam, Irs, Scott Fitzgerald, TCJA

Global Markets: Stock markets tumble on tech sell-off, dollar sags

Asian stock markets skidded on Tuesday, extending sharp losses on Wall Street as technology firms bore the brunt of worries about slackening demand, while the dollar sagged after weak U.S. data further sapped confidence in the currency.
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Tatas to go slow on deal to acquire debt-laden Jet Airways: Times of India

Indian conglomerate Tata Sons Ltd will go slow on a deal to buy Jet Airways (India) Ltd after some directors expressed reservations at an inconclusive board meeting last Friday, the Times of India reported on Tuesday.
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How to Boost the Value of Your Design Resume

A good resume will not only get you noticed, but it can also get you that job interview or a chance to present your ideas for a project. Before you can get to that stage, however, you need to think about how you can make your resume different from the competition.
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5 Ways IoT is Revolutionizing the Call Center Industry

In today’s technological world, wireless technologies have paved different ways to increase the trends of IoT, or internet of things. This can be described best as, when your internet will be connected to multiple physical objects, you can render them as the “smart objects” with an efficient ability to process, sensor and act upon the data. There are different household objects that are already equipped with large sensors and promoting safety and alert to the problem. But the internet of thing...
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