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Oil dips on manufacturing downturn, but OPEC cuts offer support

Oil prices dropped on Friday after the United States followed most other major economies into a manufacturing downturn, although supply cuts by producer club OPEC kept declines in check.
Tags: Money, Opec, businessNews, United States


Design isn’t only about great ideas — it’s about finishing projects

“I’m not very good at the detailed design phase. I’m good at concepting and setting up the initial phase of the project. But when we get to the point where we need to iterate on smaller updates to the product, I’m not great.” Well, then you’re not good at doing your job. Design is about making an idea possible, it’s not about having an idea. In reality, your idea is the cheapest thing you own. “Ideas aren’t worth that much on their own. Even the most brilliant idea is just a starting point, not ...
Tags: Startups, Creativity, Design & Dev, Syndication


5 Things to Analyze Before Buying Seasoned Tradelines

Buying seasoned tradelines has been one of the most hyped funding methods for some years now. It has gained a lot of attention and experts’ advice one to add tradelines… Read more » The post 5 Things to Analyze Before Buying Seasoned Tradelines appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
Tags: Business, Finance, Line of Credit, Business Funding, Seasoned Tradelines


Herb Kelleher Completes His Service on Earth

Herb Kelleher, the founder and Chairman Emeritus of Southwest Airlines, passed away today (January 3rd, 2019). Herb was among the greatest examples of servant-leadership in business. The man was a legend, yet remained humble, always shining the spotlight on his team. He lived life to it’s fullest and left a path for others to follow in his footsteps- however giant they may be. He inspired an entire generation of servant-leaders and left the world better than he found it. I will always be grate...
Tags: Quotes, Leadership, Steve Jobs, Earth, Herb, Southwest Airlines, Herb Kelleher, Servant Leadership


Office Schmoffice! Find Fun Ways To Earn Your Living

One of the biggest changes a lot of us want to make in the New Year is often our career. A job is a massive part of our lives and it takes up a lot of our time. When it comes to making a fresh start we might want to ditch the office for good and try something totally new, and here are some of the ways you can do that.
Tags: Jobs, Find your Dream Job, Earn Living, Fun Jobs


Why Blue Apron Stock Gave Up 13% Last Month

Prospects for the meal-kit provider continued to worsen in December.
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China and U.S. to hold trade talks in Beijing on Jan 7-8

China and the United States will hold vice ministerial level trade talks in Beijing on Jan. 7-8, as the two sides look to end a dispute that is inflicting increasing pain on both economies and roiling global financial markets.
Tags: Money, China, Beijing, businessNews, United States


Turning 65 in 2019? 3 Things You Need to Know

It's an important age for many reasons. Here's the lowdown on what 65 means in terms of senior benefits.
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Oil slips on global manufacturing downturn, although OPEC cuts offer support

Oil prices fell on Friday after the United States followed most other major economies into a manufacturing downturn, although supply cuts by producer club OPEC kept declines in check.
Tags: Money, Opec, businessNews, United States


How to Open a New Online Checking Account

The days of having to visit a bank branch in order to open a new checking account are over. With the advent of online banks, it's easier than ever to find accounts with attractive terms, including some that offer substantial cash bonuses just to get you to open an account with a particular financial institution.
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Confronting A Radically New B2B Marketplace: The Storytelling Secret That Will Rock Your Result

by Ken Rutsky, author of “Launching to Leading: How B2B Market Leaders Create Flashmobs, Marshal Parades and Ignite Movements“ In today’s hyper-competitive, global and instantaneous market, where buyers have nearly unlimited access to information and each other, the fight for their attention is like a crowded treadmill constantly gaining speed. Due to the free-flow of information, buyers have become fiercely independent. A recent survey by CEB reported that 57 percent of the typical business-to...
Tags: Startups, Marketing, B2b Marketing, Content Marketing, Cisco, Storytelling, CEB, Jumio, Professionalisms, Lee Hecht Harrison, Ken Rutsky, Zuora Virgin America


Trump's tax returns, plus future candidates' filings, are first target of House Democrats

Screenshot from C-SPAN broadcast of the convening of the 116th Congress. Click image for full video. It's official. The 116th Congress is in session, with the Democrats retaking control of the House. As expected, longtime California legislator Rep. Nancy Pelosi is now Speaker of the House. Also as expected, presidential tax returns are atop the House Democrats agenda. Yes, I'm talking about the still unseen 1040s of Donald J. Trump, both those he filed while a candidate (and before), as w...
Tags: Taxes, Maryland, Congress, California, Washington Post, Senate, White House, Gop, House, Treasury, Nancy Pelosi, Party, Irs, Trump, U S Supreme Court, Congressional


Global Markets now wagering on Fed rate cut, China-U.S. trade talks calm nerves

Financial markets were on edge on Friday as weak U.S. economic data added to fears of a global slowdown and pushed investors to bet the Federal Reserve could reverse policy and start cutting interest rates before the end of this year.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Federal Reserve, Fed, Global Markets


Forget Cisco. Arista Networks Is a Better Data Center Stock

2018 wasn't the greatest of years, but the cloud infrastructure supplier is still growing.
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Why Amazon Stock Lost 11% Last Month

Even the mighty e-commerce giant couldn't fight the market swoon in December.
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Insurers sue California utility over wildfire damages

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Several insurance companies have filed lawsuits blaming Pacific Gas & Electric Co. for a deadly California wildfire that destroyed 14,000 homes and triggered billions of dollars in insurance claims. The lawsuits filed by Allstate, State Farm, USAA and their subsidiaries come on top of several other cases filed by victims of […]
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How to Make the Most of Your Sales Kickoff Meeting

You’ve been to these events before. You know you are going to have to sit through a session on where your company is going. You are also going to be forced to relive your collective performance last year. There is no way you are getting out of the room without applauding your peers who made President’s Clubs, and you know you will feel a slight tinge of something resembling envy when the rep who inherited all of their accounts name gets called, knowing he was given a gift that you were not. Time...
Tags: Learning, Time, Sales, Development, Growth, Sales Training, Sko, Sales Kickoff Meeting


'Pull into a secure location': Here's what Waymo tells autonomous car test drivers to do when they're threatened (GOOGL, GOOG)

There have been at least 21 incidents in Arizona over the past two years where police were notified because of people attacking Waymo vehicles or threatening their human test drivers.  According to a Waymo spokesperson, drivers who are feeling threatened on the road are instructed to find a secure location like a mall parking lot and decide whether or not to call 911.  Most drivers, however, find it easier and more effective to use the hands-free option of calling the Waymo dispatch cente...
Tags: Trends, Virgin Galactic, Arizona, Waymo, SpaceX Blue Origin, Arizona Republic Read


4 Retail Tech Trends to Watch in 2019

Year over year, we see the numbers. In 2017, e-commerce represented 49 percent of all total retail growth, up 16 percent from the previous year. If this year's $119.99 billion holiday shopping season spend indicates anything, it's that 2018 is projected to be yet another banner year for commerce. It's hard to predict exactly what's going to happen next, but I'm going out on a limb here and predicting that in 2019, online shopping will hit unprecedented, never-before-seen rates of growth, and...
Tags: Ecommerce, Retail Tech Trends


Why Ford Is Cheap -- and Why It's a Bear Market Buy

It’s not just about the fat 7.6% dividend.
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City of Austin Seeking Cultural Arts Program Manager III

City of Austin’s Economic Development Department is seeking a key senior staff member within its Cultural Arts Division, to develop, shape, and administer funding and capacity building programs to support Austin’s robust creative economy. Job closes 2/1/19. Under minimal supervision and with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment, this position develops, implements and coordinates various project and program activities to promote, support and integrate cu...
Tags: Art, Jobs, Austin, Austin s Economic Development Department, Olivia Parker Economic Development Department


Customer casually scams Aussie cafe out of thousands by manipulating EFTPOS machine

A Gold Coast cafe owner has been scammed out of $2500 after two customers boldly grifted him after finishing their meals.The two men approached the counter, one of them taking the EFTPOS machine off the staff member to pay, and... [Author: [email protected]]
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Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters... [Author: [email protected]]
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Everything you need to know about the Sony Xperia XA3, Plus, and Ultra

The Sony Xperia XA2 is around a year old, meaning it's about time for a follow-up. Rumors about the upcoming Sony Xperia XA3 and Xperia XA3 Ultra have started popping up online, showing a slightly more modern phone with decent specs. The post Everything you need to know about the Sony Xperia XA3, Plus, and Ultra appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Android, Mobile, News, Trends, Sony, Xperia XA3, Xperia XA3 Ultra


NZ sharemarket slips while Wall St suffers another rout

New Zealand share prices edged lower following on from another volatile session on Wall Street, which saw the Dow Jones industrial index drop by 2.8 per cent on the back of a profit warning from the US tech giant, Apple.News that... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, New Zealand, Nz


Digital Trends Live: CES 2019, Chromecast security flaws, and more

We talk about a Chromecast hack and FCC approval of radar controls in smart devices on this episode of Digital Trends Live. CEO of Affect Change Jason Neubauer also joined the show and Jeff Barrett talked about new tech trends. The post Digital Trends Live: CES 2019, Chromecast security flaws, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Fcc, Trends, Jeff Barrett, Jason Neubauer


Oil slips on economic downturn fears, but OPEC cuts offer support

Oil prices fell on Friday after the United States showed signs of following Asia into an economic slowdown, although supply cuts by producer club OPEC kept declines in check.
Tags: Asia, Money, Opec, businessNews, United States


Are there alternatives to using Dover?

The transport secretary expects no disruption at Dover under any circumstances. What if he is being over-optimistic?
Tags: Business, Dover


Global markets wager on Fed rate cut as slowdown fears swell

Global markets were on edge on Friday as dire U.S. economic data slammed Wall Street and pushed investors to bet the Federal Reserve could reverse its policy tightening before the end of this year.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Federal Reserve, Fed



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