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The Latest: Japan's main stock index plunges 5.1 percent

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the world's financial markets (all times local):noonJapan's main stock index has plunged following heavy Wall Street losses triggered by President Donald Trump's Christmas Eve criticism of the Federal... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Japan, Beijing, Donald Trump


The Role of Customer Service Agents in a Chatbot Dominated World

The Role of Customer Service Agents in a Chatbot Dominated World The emergence of AI and other new technologies is making the world more automated, and customer service is no exception. Gartner, a prominent IT research company, predicts that by the year 2020, chatbots will manage 85% of customer service relationships. With chatbots seemingly taking over customer service, will customer service agents still be needed, and if so, how will they fit into this chatbot-dominated world?   Companies are ...
Tags: Technology, Sales, Customer Service, Customers, Gartner, Customer Service Agents, Chatbot Dominated World


Japan's main stock index plunges 5 percent after heavy Wall Street losses

BEIJING (AP) — Japan's main stock index plunges 5 percent after heavy Wall Street losses. [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Japan, Ap, Beijing


Snapchat’s new lenses for dogs will make your mutt the star of Christmas

Snapchat has launched lenses for dogs, making it easier than ever to make your dog look silly. Overlay a pair of spectacles, have a blue butterfly fluttering on its nose, or transform it into a cute reindeer. The choice is yours! The post Snapchat’s new lenses for dogs will make your mutt the star of Christmas appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, News, Dogs, Trends, Social Media, Snapchat, Snapchat Lenses, Snapchat Filters


Advisory: Indian markets closed on Tuesday for Christmas

Indian financial markets are closed on Tuesday for the Christmas holiday. Trading will resume on Wednesday.
Tags: Money, businessNews


How You Will Fail as a Sales Manager

There is a seemingly infinite number of ways you can fail as a leader. Being a sales leader is no different, with varying mistakes that cause you to fail—and to take your team with you. No Sales Experience: It is challenging to lead salespeople when you haven’t done the job yourself. Selling is something that you can learn, but not by reading books or taking courses alone. You can’t coach the complex, human interaction without having experienced it yourself, just like you can not teach others to...
Tags: Leadership, Sales, Anthony, Leadership Lessons, Leadership Failure, The Leadership Playbook, Leading Success


Got a drone for Christmas? Read this - the rules are tougher than you think

With some models now costing less than $100, drones have become mass-market stocking stuffers.And they've caused mass chaos, from the Gatwick shutdown to near misses at Auckland Airport, Queenstown Airport and the Air Force base... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Gatwick, Air Force, Auckland Airport Queenstown Airport


Turbulent 2018 didn’t keep Huawei from selling millions and millions of phones

Huawei has announced it has sold more than 200 million smartphones over the past year, despite not being widely available in the U.S.. Here are all the details on Huawei's massive 2018. The post Turbulent 2018 didn’t keep Huawei from selling millions and millions of phones appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, News, Trends, Huawei, Android Army, 2018 Sales, P20 Pro, Mate 20 Pro


China trade steps seen as good start but leave core U.S. demands untouched

The United States has welcomed Chinese concessions since the two declared a trade war truce in early December, but trade experts and people familiar with negotiations say Beijing needs to do far more to meet U.S. demands for long-term change in how China does business.
Tags: Money, China, Beijing, businessNews, United States


Trump calls Fed 'only problem' in U.S. economy; markets slump

President Donald Trump blasted the Federal Reserve on Monday, describing it as the "only problem" for the U.S. economy, as top officials convened to discuss the growing rout in stock markets caused in part by the president's attacks on the central bank.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Federal Reserve, Donald Trump, Trump, Fed


Corrected: China trade steps seen as good start but leave core U.S. demands untouched

(This story dated Dec.17 corrects Scott Kennedy's title and organisation in 21st paragraph.)
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Scott Kennedy


Online shoppers snap up Boxing Day deals before sales hit stores tomorrow

Many shoppers will be jumping online today to check out Boxing Day deals - after plenty of stores jumped the gun to launch their sales early. Boxing day has come early on sites such as Glassons, The Warehouse, Harvey Norman and... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Harvey Norman


2 Top Alcohol Stocks to Buy in 2019

The booze bear market might have oversold a few stocks.
Tags: Finance, Article, FBN, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, Cdb4c47b-6c1f-5725-be22-a3f86774e9d9


Asus ZenBook 15 UX533 vs. MacBook Pro 15: Can Apple be toppled?

We pit the Asus ZenBook 15 with its tiny bezels and diminutive chassis against Apple's flagship, the MacBook Pro 15. Which of these two premium notebooks has the upper hand? The post Asus ZenBook 15 UX533 vs. MacBook Pro 15: Can Apple be toppled? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Asus, Trends, Computing, Notebooks, MacBook Pro 15, ZenBook 15


Asus ZenBook 15 UX533 vs. Apple MacBook Pro 15

We pit the Asus ZenBook 15 with its tiny bezels and diminutive chassis against Apple's flagship, the MacBook Pro 15. Which of these two premium notebooks has the upper hand? The post Asus ZenBook 15 UX533 vs. Apple MacBook Pro 15 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Asus, Trends, Computing, Notebooks, MacBook Pro 15, ZenBook 15


The man Donald Trump's blaming for Wall Street's woes

Nobody was happier to take credit for surging stocks than President Donald Trump, who touted and tweeted each leg up. Now the bull is on life support and the search for its potential killer is on.And while many on Wall Street share... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Donald Trump


Why you can smell rain, explained by science

When those first fat drops of summer rain fall to the hot, dry ground, have you ever noticed a distinctive odor? I have childhood memories of family members who were farmers describing how they could always “smell rain” right before a storm. Of course rain itself has no scent. But moments before a rain event, an “earthy” smell known as petrichor does permeate the air. People call it musky, fresh – generally pleasant. This smell actually comes from the moistening of the ground. Australian scienti...
Tags: Startups, Science, Syndication, Massachusetts Institute This


These young hikers want to get low-income Valley communities outside

Mission Hills native and former Granada Hills High School student Araceli Hernandez came to O’Melveny Park in Granada Hills for the first time to take prom photos. Hernandez had no idea such beautiful nature, an easily reachable inlet into the Santa Susana mountains, resided in her own backyard. Five years later on an O’Melveny trail, Hernandez has something to say about almost every native plant species flanking the dirt path. She has been employed by the Forest Service, works at Los Angeles no...
Tags: Outdoors, Business, News, Environment, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Ocean, Newcastle, Local News, Forest Service, White, Southern California, Aliso Canyon, Don


5 reasons why physicians are prized financial targets

Doctors are notoriously bad with money.  Part of this has to do with the fact that the schools that prepare our future doctors are ill equipped to teach them about money.  When I was a fourth-year medical student, my school had a financial group come and talk to us about money.  Not only was their advice […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Finance, Practice Management, PA NP, CRNA


Bottleneck at printers derailed some holiday book sales

This year has been, much to everyone’s surprise, a blockbuster for the publishing industry. Despite the relentless news cycle, readers have bought books in droves. Hardcover sales are up, and unit sales at independent bookstores have risen 5 percent. Multiple titles — Bob Woodward’s “Fear,” Bill Clinton and James Patterson’s “The President Is Missing” and […]
Tags: Amazon, Books, Business, News, Bill Clinton, Retail, James Patterson, Bob Woodward


Yes, those giant car bows are real — and they’re key to making a holiday sale

So many people give costly cars as presents that gift sales can make up 10 percent or more of December sales for luxury auto dealers.
Tags: Business, News, Retail


My product launch wishlist for Instagram, Twitter, Uber and more

‘Twas the night before Xmas, and all through the house, not a feature was stirring from the designer’s mouse . . . Not Twitter! Not Uber, Not Apple or Pinterest! On Facebook! On Snapchat! On Lyft or on Insta! . . . From the sidelines I ask you to flex your code’s might. Happy Xmas to all if you make these apps right. Instagram See More Like This – A button on feed posts that when tapped inserts a burst of similar posts before the timeline continues. Want to see more fashion, sunsets, selfie...
Tags: Ios, Social, Startups, TC, Mobile, Facebook, Lyft, Uber, Apps, Twitter, Spotify, Pinterest, Instagram, Opinion, Tech, Snapchat


These young hikers want to get low-income San Fernando Valley communities outside

Mission Hills native and former Granada Hills High School student Araceli Hernandez came to O’Melveny Park in Granada Hills for the first time to take prom photos. Hernandez had no idea such beautiful nature, an easily reachable inlet into the Santa Susana mountains, resided in her own backyard. Five years later on an O’Melveny trail, Hernandez has something to say about almost every native plant species flanking the dirt path. She has been employed by the Forest Service, works at Los Angeles no...
Tags: Outdoors, Business, News, Environment, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Ocean, Newcastle, Local News, Forest Service, White, Southern California, Aliso Canyon, Don


Business Highlights

___Not very merry: US stocks plunge before ChristmasPresident Donald Trump's attack on the Federal Reserve spooked financial markets on Christmas Eve, raising fears about an uncertain future should the White House try to undermine... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, White House, US, Federal Reserve, Donald Trump


“Self-Made” is BS

Guest post by Rick Miller The widely-held belief that success is available to everyone, simply with focus and hard work is one among many positive messages regularly reinforced in our Western culture. But in my view, our “cowboy culture” also … Continue reading →
Tags: Leadership, Success, Humility, Purpose, Focus, Gratitude, Rick Miller, Impact


These 3 Analysts Are Bullish on Amazon. Should You Follow?

After losing a quarter of its value, is the e-commerce juggernaut a buy?
Tags: Finance, Article, FBN, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 2d25047b-479b-5a5d-85b9-b8f5eccc613a


Apple Could Be Facing Another China Headache

This geopolitical climate is heating up.
Tags: Finance, Article, FBN, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, Ffd71d51-29b8-5af8-8b09-61a91ac4ddb5


Nike shares tumble day after LeBron James 'Jewish money' Instagram apology

Nike shares fell as much as 4.5 per cent on Monday, the most in more than two months, erasing part of the gain that followed strong earnings results.The world's biggest sports apparel and footwear company tumbled as low as $69.14... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Instagram, Nike, Lebron James


No ruling in drug-dealer themed kid's burger stoush

The Advertising Standards Authority says it can't make a ruling on a complaint about the name of a kid's burger in at a Whanganui restaurant. The complaint to the advertising regulator is part of a dispute between a Whanganui couple... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Advertising Standards Authority, Whanganui


Holiday shopping roars to a strong close

Americans streamed into brick-and-mortar stores on Saturday and Sunday looking for deals. The only place where market concerns may have hit retailers is on the luxury side.
Tags: Business, News, Retail



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