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What Is a Good Interest Rate for Small Business Financing?

If you’re a small business owner looking for ways to grow your business, you’ve likely investigated the possibility of acquiring some outside financing in the form of a business loan.  Also known as debt financing, this form of funding can be preferable to venture capital, because you maintain control of your business rather than selling off decision-making power in exchange for capital. That being said, the world of small business financing is complex, with many possibilities—some good, som...
Tags: Sales, MCA, SBA, APR, Financing & Credit, APR SBA


10 Creative Marketing Ideas to Build Your Business

When entrepreneurs are first starting out, they usually are not thinking of “rocking the boat” when it comes to marketing. Yet a very creative promotion can work wonders for a new business, generating a positive buzz that will get it noticed.  To find out which approaches work best, we asked 10 entrepreneurs from YEC Next and   Young Entrepreneur Council this question: Q: What is one out-of-the-box promotion that worked wonders for your fledgling business?  1. Speed dating with pote...
Tags: Marketing, Sales, Business Marketing, Young Entrepreneur Council, YEC, Jim Huffman, Todd Giannattasio Tresnic, Global Work Travel Co, Zack Hanebrink, Brandon Pindulic, Ron Lieback, Matt Barden, Zach Burkes


China's first-quarter growth unexpectedly steadies, but too early to call clear recovery

China's economy grew at a steady 6.4 percent pace in the first quarter from a year earlier, defying expectations for a further slowdown, as industrial production jumped sharply and consumer demand showed signs of improvement.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews


Australia Post sacks whistleblower who filmed dangerous driving

Australia Post has sacked an employee for damaging its "public reputation" after he filmed truck drivers putting motorists' lives at risk by illegally running through a stop sign.Joao Oliveira says he "tried to do the right thing"... [Author: [email protected]]
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Japan exports hit by weak China demand, raising risk of economic contraction

Japan's exports fell for a fourth straight month in March as China-bound shipments slumped again, reinforcing growing anxiety that weak external demand may have knocked the economy into contraction in the first quarter.
Tags: Japan, Money, China, businessNews


Gold near four-month low as China GDP fuels risk sentiment

Gold prices stayed below the key $1,280 level on Wednesday, near a four-month trough, as better-than-expected economic readings from China lifted Asian shares and sharpened risk appetite, denting the metal's safe-haven appeal.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews


China's March crude steel output climbs 10 percent, boost from eased anti-smog curbs

China's crude steel output grew 10 percent in March compared with the same month a year ago as mills ramped up operations amid a profit margin recovery and less stringent curbs on production in the country's anti-smog crackdown.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews


China economic growth beats expectations

Data indicates Beijing's efforts to arrest a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy may be working.
Tags: Business, China, Beijing


Foxconn's Gou says will follow order of sea goddess to run for Taiwan presidency

Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, said on Wednesday he will follow the order of a sea goddess who has told him to run in Taiwan's 2020 presidential election, although he added he has not yet formally declared his intention to contest.
Tags: Apple, Money, Taiwan, businessNews, Foxconn, Gou, Terry Gou


China's March property investment grows most in eight months on looser policy

Property investment in China grew the most in eight months in March, as demand recovered and market sentiment improved in the wake of looser monetary conditions and a modest relaxation of home purchase curbs.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews


Pepsi considers using satellites to project advertising in night sky

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Nope, it's a commercial disrupting your view of the night sky brought to you by soft drink company Pepsi.The global beverage company has reportedly consulted with a Russian space start-up that is proposing... [Author: [email protected]]
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China's economy still faces pressure, policy steps starting to help: statistics bureau

China's economy still faces downward pressure, while policy steps to support the economy are starting to bear fruit, statistics bureau said on Wednesday.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews


A Lesson In Communicating With Millennials

Some years ago I found myself having what turned out to be an interesting and illuminating conversation with a couple of millennials on Twitter. It turned out to be this way because it started out badly but ended well. Kevin Dooley via Compfight One of my online friends shared a link to something where I’d […]
Tags: Leadership, Millennials, Communications, Baby Boomers, Kevin Dooley


NZ farmers welcome Government's call on CGT, environment taxes

Federated Farmers said the Government's decision to back down on capital gains tax showed it was willing to "put well-reasoned and practical considerations in front of ideology"."It's clear the coalition partners have listened to... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, CGT, Nz, Federated Farmers


BusinessNZ welcomes Government's decision on capital gains tax

BusinessNZ has welcomed the Government's decision to not proceed with a capital gains tax.Chief executive Kirk Hope said the proposed tax would have hit businesses hard, reducing funds available for investment and job growth and... [Author: [email protected]]
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China first-quarter GDP growth steady at 6.4 percent, beats expectations for slowdown

China's economy grew at a steady 6.4 percent pace in the first quarter from a year earlier, defying expectations for a slowdown, as industrial output jumped sharply.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews


India markets closed on Wednesday for public holiday

India's financial markets are closed on Wednesday for a public holiday. Markets will resume on Thursday.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews


Asia relieved as China data point to recovery

Asian share markets swung higher on Wednesday as a raft of Chinese data easily beat expectations in a sign Beijing's policy stimulus may finally be gaining traction in the world's second-largest economy.
Tags: Asia, Money, China, Beijing, businessNews


China’s economic growth steady amid tariff fight with US

SHANGHAI (AP) — China’s economic growth held steady in the latest quarter despite a tariff war with Washington, in a reassuring sign that Beijing’s efforts to reverse a slowdown might be gaining traction. The world’s second-largest economy expanded by 6.4% over a year earlier in the three months ending in March, the government reported Wednesday. […]
Tags: Business, News, Washington, China, US, Ap, Beijing, Nation, Shanghai


No capital gains tax: big-time commercial landlords breath sigh of relief

The spectre of a capital gains tax on commercial, industrial and retail properties worried big-time business landlords in that $50 billion-plus sector and they have just expressed relief at Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's rejection... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Jacinda Ardern


CSX Corp (CSX) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

CSX earnings call for the period ending March 31, 2019.
Tags: Finance, Article, Csx, FBN, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, CSX Corp CSX, 86d955b1-73d0-5c30-9292-0d197f0b6d3e


Future of Optical-infrared Interferometry in Europe

Future of Optical-infrared Interferometry in Europe [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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China: Economic growth steady amid tariff battle with US

SHANGHAI (AP) — China’s economic growth held steady in the latest quarter amid a tariff war with Washington in a sign Beijing’s efforts to reverse a slowdown might be gaining traction. The government reported Wednesday the world’s second-largest economy expanded by 6.4 percent over a year earlier in the three months ending in March. That […]
Tags: Business, News, Washington, China, US, Ap, Beijing, Nation, Shanghai


Capital gains tax: landlords express relief for $150b of housing

The head of an organisation representing about 7000 of New Zealand's 270,000 landlords expressed relief at the Government's capital gains tax rejection, saying $150 billion of property or a third of homes was are at stake.Prime... [Author: [email protected]]
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Government rules out implementing capital gains tax

The government has ruled out taxing capital gains as opposed to the wide-ranging proposal put forward by the majority of its Tax Working Group. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Finance Minister Grant Robertson outlined the government's... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Grant Robertson, Jacinda Ardern


Comment: How Labour lost the capital gains tax debate

COMMENT: Today Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a complete back down on CGT.Labour lost the debate on CGT despite polls saying that both Labour as a party and Jacinda Ardern as Prime Minister had over 45 per cent support.In... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Labour, CGT, Jacinda Ardern, CGT Labour


Comment: How Labour lost the CGT debate

COMMENT: Today Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a complete back down on CGT.Labour lost the debate on CGT despite polls saying that both Labour as a party and Jacinda Ardern as Prime Minister had over 45 per cent support.In... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Labour, CGT, Jacinda Ardern, CGT Labour, How Labour


City Hunter: Shinjuku Private Eyes Shoots Past ¥1.5 Billion

Mainichi Shimbun’s Mantan Web reports that the City Hunter: Shinjuku Private Eyes feature-length animated movie has earned over ¥1.5 billion at the Japanese box office. The movie officially opened in Japan on the 8th of February and the official number of people that have seen it up until the 14th of April stands at 1,058,102. The original creator of the […]
Tags: Japan, Movies, Sales, Sunrise, Anime, Mainichi Shimbun, City Hunter


Ground Based Optical Interferometry Directly Images Exoplanet and Sees Its Atmosphere

Ground Based Optical Interferometry Directly Images Exoplanet and Sees Its Atmosphere [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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