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Asian markets mixed in post-Easter trading

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Monday following the Easter holiday weekend as investors looked ahead to U.S. and Japanese economic data. Benchmarks in Tokyo and Seoul gained while Shanghai retreated. Hong Kong and Sydney were closed for the holiday. On Wall Street, the benchmark Standard & Poor’s 500 index ended a shortened […]
Tags: Hong Kong, Business, News, Ap, Beijing, Nation, Shanghai, Sydney, Tokyo, Seoul, Nation & World


PeerStreet Review: Stats and Returns (IRR) After 2.5 Years

Updated April 2019. I started investing in PeerStreet real-estate backed loans in July 2016. I’ve always like the idea of hard money loans, but I wanted more diversification as opposed to tying all my money up with one single property. For this type of lending, you have to be an accredited investor. Here are my overall numbers so far, with details below: Total invested: $25,000 Total interest earned: $3,091 43 loans made and paid off, 8 remaining active loans, and 2 are in foreclosure. In...
Tags: Real Estate, Marketing, Investing, Andreessen Horowitz, Misc, Michael Burry, FDIC, City National Bank, IRR, LendingClub, LTV, PeerStreet


China’s Huawei says 1Q sales up 39 percent

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei says its revenue rose 39 percent over a year earlier in the latest quarter despite U.S. pressure on allies to shun its telecom and network technology as a security risk. Huawei, the biggest global maker of network equipment for phone and internet companies, on Monday reported revenue of […]
Tags: Business, News, China, Ap, Beijing, Nation, Huawei


Samsung Electronics delays Galaxy Fold media events in China

Smartphone maker Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has postponed media events for its Galaxy Fold planned for this week in Hong Kong and Shanghai, a company official said, days after reviewers of the foldable handset reported defective samples.
Tags: Hong Kong, Money, China, businessNews, Shanghai, Samsung Electronics, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd


U.S. to announce end to Iran sanctions waivers, oil prices spike

The United States is expected to announce on Monday that all buyers of Iranian oil will have to end their imports shortly or face sanctions, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters, triggering about a 3 percent rise in crude prices.
Tags: Money, Iran, businessNews, United States, Reuters


Japan's MUFG to book $890 million charge in just-ended year; sticks to FY estimate - Nikkei

Japan's MUFG will book a charge of about 100 billion yen ($893.34 million) in the year ended March after its credit card unit stopped development of a new system, but will keep its full-year profit outlook, the Nikkei reported on Monday.
Tags: Japan, Money, businessNews


Nigeria's Nembe Creek Trunk Line shut due to fire: Aiteo

Nigeria's Nembe Creek Trunk Line, one of the two major lines transporting Bonny Light crude oil, was shut on Sunday after a fire prompted a force majeure, operator Aiteo said.
Tags: Money, Nigeria, businessNews, Aiteo, Nembe Creek Trunk Line


Global Markets: Asia stocks firm, oil hits 5-month peak on Iran sanctions report

Asian shares were steady on Monday as investors took stock of recent data suggesting global growth may be stabilising, while oil prices spiked on a report the U.S. is likely to ask all importers of Iranian oil to end their purchases or face sanctions.
Tags: Asia, Money, Iran, businessNews


U.S. to announce end to sanctions waivers for Iran oil imports: source

The United States is expected to announce on Monday that all importers of Iranian oil will have to end their imports shortly or be subject to U.S. sanctions, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters.
Tags: Money, Iran, businessNews, United States


California police say teen lured to assault with dating app

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — California police say a teenage victim of sexual assault was lured through a dating app. KABC-TV reports that Santa Ana police arrested 59-year-old Michael Komoto April 18 on a charge of engaging in sex acts with a minor. Police say Komoto told a 15-year-old boy he was 39 years old […]
Tags: Business, Technology, News, California, Ap, Nation, KABC, Santa Ana, Santa Ana Calif, KOMOTO, Michael Komoto


China’s Huawei says 1Q sales up 39%

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei said Monday its revenue rose 39% over a year earlier in the latest quarter despite U.S. pressure on allies to shun its telecom technology as a security risk. Huawei, the biggest global maker of network equipment for phone and internet companies, on Monday reported revenue of 179.7 billion […]
Tags: Business, News, China, Ap, Beijing, Nation, Huawei


Online passwords: Research confirms millions of people are using 123456

According to recent analysis of data caught up in cyber attacks, millions of people are continuing to use super-simple passwords, with 123456 topping the list of easy-to-crack codes. The post Online passwords: Research confirms millions of people are using 123456 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Passwords, Trends, Web, Password, Computing, Online Security


5 Tips to Launch a Successful Digital Marketing Career

So you want to be a digital marketer, do you? But do you have what it takes? Are you ready to commit yourself to hone your craft? Well, we will soon find out. Working in digital marketing means you will have an ever-changing and exciting career. Your strategy will differ from one week to the next, and your daily tasks will never become dull and boring. Digital marketing is an exciting and rewarding career you will love. In today’s world, digital marketing has become one of the most c...
Tags: Google, Business, Digital, Digital Marketing, IFP, Social Media HQ, Successful Digital Marketing Career


With driverless cars running late, a startup tries remote-control trucks

Phantom Auto's plans underscore that after years of development and more than $10 billion in investment, autonomous vehicles still aren't ready for widespread public use.
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Economy


Mustang Bio soars after its novel gene therapy cured ‘Bubble Boys’

Shares of the tiny biotechnology company Mustang Bio shot up last week following a scientific breakthrough that cured eight infants suffering from the devastating "Bubble Boy" immune system disorder.
Tags: Health, Business, Science, News, Markets, World, Nation, Nation & World, Mustang Bio


Rules Aren't Norms (On Better Meeting Hygiene)

All behavior is adaptive in some way, and organizational cultures are merely manifestations of the cumulative adaptations made by every individual. [1] 1. Rules vs. norms You're a senior leader who meets regularly with a team of employees. A typical configuration in my coaching practice is a CEO who sits down with the 5 to 7 members of their executive team every week. Your team meetings are fine, but they could be much more meaningful and productive, and on occasion they're draining or e...
Tags: Leadership, Stanford, Management, Change, UC Davis, Harvard Business Review, Ucla, William James, Nan Palmero, McAdams, University of Tennessee, Matthew Lieberman, Lieberman, Edmondson, Harvard Business School, Edbatista


Weekend box office: Curse of La Llorona tops Shazam! over slow Easter weekend

Warner Bros. Pictures' horror film The Curse of La Llorona beat pundits' predictions and middling reviews to end the two-week reign of superhero adventure Shazam! at the top of the U.S. box office. The post Weekend box office: Curse of La Llorona tops Shazam! over slow Easter weekend appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, News, Trends, Shazam, Warner Bros Pictures, Weekend Box Office, Movies & TV, La Llorona


New CEO Corie Barry moved upward for two decades at Best Buy

Barry will be one of seven women among the Fortune 100 CEOs and one of the youngest chief executives among top public companies.
Tags: Business, News, Retail, Barry, Corie Barry


Questions You Need To Ask Before Taking Out A Car Title Loan

If you are in need of some emergency cash or are looking for the last few hundred or a few thousand dollars to complete a large and important purchase, chances are good that you are looking to take out a personal loan of some kind. One potential road block you could easily face when searching for the right kind of loan for you, is your credit score. If you don’t have a don’t have a strong enough credit score, many types of common personal loans may be impossible to gain approval for. Because of...
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Increasing the Time You Spend with Your Dream Clients

In last week’s newsletter, I made note of the idea that humans live around 4,000 weeks, an idea that caused one of my relations to confront her aversion to Mondays, the very reason I initially did the math. This newsletter is also about time, and even though the idea here is equally important, it won’t be so heavy. We don’t spend enough time with our dream clients to effectively serve them. We spend too few hours face to face, and we spend too much time communicating to each other in mediums inc...
Tags: Sales, Time Management, Priorities, Anthony, Consultative Sales, Sales Meeting, Selling Time


AP sources: US to sanction nations for importing Iranian oil

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is poised to tell five nations, including allies Japan, South Korea and Turkey, that they will no longer be exempt from U.S. sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran. U.S. officials say Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to announce on Monday that the administration will not […]
Tags: Business, News, Washington, US, Turkey, Iran, Ap, Nation, Trump, State, Japan South Korea, Mike Pompeo


Easter Monday 2019 DIY store opening times for Wickes, B&Q and more

All the Easter Monday opening times for major DIY stores across the UK [Author: Chantelle Symester]
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Joker in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is freezing some Nintendo Switch units

There have been reports that Joker in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is causing Nintendo Switch units to freeze. Even with the glitch, players may still try him out, amid rumors that Persona 5 will soon arrive to the console. The post Joker in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is freezing some Nintendo Switch units appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Nintendo, Joker, Persona 5, Nintendo Switch, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate


Best new shows and movies to stream: Mid90s, BlacKkKlansman, and more

Need something to watch this weekend? Check out our list of the best new shows and movies to stream right now. On the list this week: Jonah Hill's Mid90s, vampire action movie Blade, and more. The post Best new shows and movies to stream: Mid90s, BlacKkKlansman, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Entertainment, Trends, Home Theater, Streaming, Jonah Hill, Movies & TV


Why Tencent Shouldn't Launch a Gaming Smartphone

Launching another high-end gaming phone in China’s tough smartphone market doesn’t make much sense.
Tags: Finance, China, Article, FBN, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, Ec37ae2b-14b8-5ea5-b6fb-cde6ceb4fa90


Easter terror blasts: Travel agents' advice for Kiwis with upcoming travel plans to Sri Lanka

Kiwis with upcoming trips or travel plans to Sri Lanka should get in touch with their travel agent and register with Safe Travel to be alerted to any further risk.Eight blasts ripped through landmarks in and around Sri Lanka's capital... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Sri Lanka, Kiwis


Non Sequiturs: 04.21.19

* What's the future of Elizabeth Prelogar, the beauty queen turned Harvard Law School grad turned Supreme Court clerk turned Team Mueller member? Not clear, except that it's blindingly bright. [Ozy] * How often do you see this? A federal judge praises counsel -- specifically, J. Christian Adams of the Election Law Center, Douglas R. Cox of Gibson Dunn, Michael E. Rosman of the Center for Individual Rights, and local counsel Mun Su Park -- for their "conscientious billing practices." [Volokh Con...
Tags: Real Estate, Supreme Court, Law, Scotus, Alabama, Copyright, United States, Violence, Federal Judges, Donald Trump, Harvard Law School, Cooper, Martha, BSF, U S Patent and Trademark Office, Goodwin Procter


Chevron Is Getting a Hidden Gem in the Anadarko Deal

The oil giant is getting more than just additional land in the Permian Basin.
Tags: Finance, Article, Chevron, FBN, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 4cfc2ffd-0c89-56e7-9cc2-d73303a17cfc


How to Manage Reverse Mortgage Expectations for Condo Owners

The difficulties that surround establishing a reverse mortgage transaction with a condominium as the liened property is a persistent issue in the larger reverse mortgage industry, and requires a degree of sensitivity from loan officers working with potential borrowers who are trying to use  a condo as the basis for a reverse mortgage. Because of restrictions that descend from the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) regarding condos and Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECMs), loan officers ...
Tags: Featured, Finance, Hoa, Clearwater Fla, FHA, Tennant, San Diego Calif, Lenders, Federal Housing Administration FHA, Christina Harmes, Harmes, Mac Tennant, Access Reverse Mortgage Corporation, C2 Reverse, Financial Corp



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