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Boss Costs – 5 Simple Changes Small Business Owners Can Make to Save Money in 2019

Running a small business is hard; most of your competition is already well established, you’ve probably had to go into debt to cover your start up costs and managing employees is a constant reminder of why the saying “not my circus, not my monkeys” exists. While we can’t help you with staffing or the competition, we can give you some pointers on how to save money in your business this year: Location We’re constantly being told that location is everything in business. However, in the internet age...
Tags: Business, Marketing, Irs


Asian stocks mixed after new Wall Street highs

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Monday as investors looked ahead to U.S.-Chinese trade talks and the Federal Reserve’s update on its U.S. interest rate outlook. Benchmarks in Hong Kong and Seoul advanced, while Shanghai and Sydney declined. Japanese markets were closed for a holiday. On Wall Street, the benchmark Standard & Poor’s […]
Tags: Hong Kong, Business, News, Ap, Beijing, Nation, Shanghai, Sydney, Federal Reserve, Seoul


Corporate Class – 5 Secrets to Polishing Your Company’s Image

The way in which people perceive your business can play a significant part in how prominent and successful it is. You can’t put your branding on a shack and call it a multi-million-dollar corporation. Nor can you bowl down a children’s orphanage then call yourself a corporation that cares about “the little guy.” Everything you do in the public eye is all for the sake of polishing your company’s image. If it has been some time since you pulled out the branding Brasso, then it might be time to che...
Tags: Facebook, Business, Marketing, Best, Brasso, Polishing Your Company, Better Branding If


Global Markets: Asian shares up, sentiment still fragile after U.S. GDP

Asian shares rebounded on Monday after strong U.S. first-quarter economic growth boosted the S&P 500 index to a record high, and the recovery was also supported by data showing profits at Chinese industrial firms grew for the first time in four months.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Global Markets


Goldman, Bank of England and stock exchange targeted by climate activists in London

Environmental activists glued themselves to the London Stock Exchange, blocked roads near the Bank of England and protested outside banks such as Goldman Sachs on Thursday to try to force Britain to help avert what they cast as a climate cataclysm.
Tags: England, London, Money, London Stock Exchange, businessNews, Britain, Goldman Sachs, Goldman Bank of England


Britons opt for non-EU holidays in face of Brexit impasse: Thomas Cook

British holidaymakers are favouring destinations outside the European Union after repeated delays to Brexit discouraged travellers from booking early and prompted them to look further afield, travel firm Thomas Cook said on Monday.
Tags: Money, Eu, European Union, businessNews, Thomas Cook, Brexit


DBS posts record quarterly profit, powered by lending income

DBS Group Holdings Ltd, Southeast Asia's biggest lender, beat market estimates on Monday to post a record quarterly profit, as strong net interest income offset weakness in wealth management, brokerage and investment banking fees.
Tags: Money, businessNews, DBS, DBS Group Holdings Ltd Southeast Asia


Exclusive: GAM whistle blower concerns focused on bonds sold by metals tycoon Sanjeev Gupta

A whistle blower at Swiss asset manager GAM Holding AG who alerted UK financial regulators last year did so over concerns about the purchase of more than half a billion pounds of bonds from commodities tycoon Sanjeev Gupta, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Tags: UK, Money, businessNews, Sanjeev Gupta, GAM Holding AG


United Airlines covers seatback cameras to allay privacy concerns

United Airlines has decided to cover the cameras on its latest seatback entertainment displays. The move comes a couple of months after some Singapore Airlines passengers expressed privacy concerns over such cameras. The post United Airlines covers seatback cameras to allay privacy concerns appeared first on Digital Trends.
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United Airlines covers seat-back cameras to allay privacy concerns

United Airlines has decided to cover the cameras on its latest seat-back entertainment displays. The move comes a couple of months after some Singapore Airlines passengers expressed privacy concerns over such cameras. The post United Airlines covers seat-back cameras to allay privacy concerns appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, News, Trends, United Airlines, Singapore Airlines, In-flight Entertainment, Seat-back Camera


Global Markets: Asian shares rise on strong U.S. GDP, eyes on Fed, China

Asian stock markets edged up on Monday after surprising strong U.S. first-quarter economic growth boosted the S&P 500 index to a record high, but gains were capped by caution over less upbeat aspects in the GDP report which pointed to some weakening ahead.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Global Markets, Fed China, U S GDP


South Korea April exports seen shrinking for 5th month amid weak China demand: Reuters poll

South Korean exports are seen contracting for a fifth straight month in April but at a slower pace, dragged by plummeting shipments to China and as Sino-U.S. trade frictions take their toll on Asia's fourth-largest economy.
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Money, China, businessNews, Reuters


Gold near 1-weak high as soft U.S. inflation data dents dollar

Gold steadied on Monday, hovering near a more-than one week high touched in the previous session after the dollar fell as investors focused on soft U.S. inflation data that overshadowed strong GDP numbers.
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Oil falls after Trump urges greater OPEC output to replace Iranian oil

Oil prices fell on Monday, extending a slump from Friday that ended weeks of rallying, after President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC raise output to soften the impact of U.S. sanctions against Iran.
Tags: Money, Opec, businessNews, Donald Trump, Trump


Jaguar Land Rover planning to allow helpful car drivers to earn cryptocurrency

Jaguar Land Rover, Britain's largest auto manufacturer, said on Monday it is testing software that will allow drivers of its cars to earn the IOTA cryptocurrency as a reward for sharing data.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Jaguar Land Rover, Jaguar Land Rover Britain


India markets closed on Monday for general election

India's financial markets are closed on Monday for a general election in Maharashtra. Trading will resume on Tuesday.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews, Maharashtra


The top social media dos and don’ts for recruiters

It seems like the world is getting more social all the time: social media boasts nearly 3.2 billion users worldwide, representing a 13 percent increase year-over-year, with Facebook, YouTube, and WhatsApp leading the charge in terms of user bases. Considering that it represents nearly half the population of planet Earth, I think it’s safe to say that social media is too big to ignore — especially if you’re a recruiter. Even though just about everyone acknowledges that social media is the holy gr...
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DJI tries to debunk rumors that Phantom drones are discontinued

DJI blamed the unavailability of the Phantom 4 on a parts shortage and claimed that images of a Phantom 5 prototype were a one-off design for a customer. The future of the company's drone business, meanwhile, remains unclear. The post DJI tries to debunk rumors that Phantom drones are discontinued appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Drones, Dji, Emerging Tech, Dji Phantom 4


Pakistan says it is on the road to major change, but few are fully persuaded

Something very significant is under way in Pakistan, the government in Islamabad would like you to believe.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Pakistan, Islamabad


Tobacco tax hike drives up cost of living for beneficiaries, Māori

The government's annual 10 per cent hike on cigarettes and tobacco was most keenly felt among the country's poorest, resulting in a higher cost of living for beneficiaries and Māori. Stats NZ figures show the cost of living... [Author: [email protected]]
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This Elon Musk Comment Should Terrify Tesla Investors

Despite reporting a huge loss for Q1, Tesla expects to return to profitability in the second half of 2019. However, Elon Musk and his team appear to be counting on a big bounce in demand that isn't likely to materialize.
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Apple is recalling faulty plug adapters over risk of electric shock

Apple is recalling certain three-prong AC wall plug adapters shipped with Mac and some iOS devices, and also sold as part of the Apple World Travel Adapter Kit. It said that in rare cases it could pose an electric-shock risk. The post Apple is recalling faulty plug adapters over risk of electric shock appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Apple is recalling faulty plug adapters over safety risk

Apple is recalling certain three-prong AC wall plug adapters shipped with Mac and some iOS devices, and also sold as part of the Apple World Travel Adapter Kit. It said that in rare cases it could pose an electric-shock risk. The post Apple is recalling faulty plug adapters over safety risk appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Business, Safety, Trends, Recall, Computing, Ac, Apple Recall, Plug Adapter


Grey Lynn villa sale price slashed $50,000: character home discounted to spark buyers

A large fully renovated character Grey Lynn villa advertised since February has had its sale price cut by $50,000, below the Auckland Council valuation.An agent is advertising 53 Williamson Ave as "price reduced" at $1,725,000,... [Author: [email protected]]
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Personal History: Amy and Merlin

It doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world. ~Humphrey Bogart, Casablanca Amy and I grew up in the 1970s on the far western outskirts of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. At the time the area was comprised of small farms that were rapidly being sold off and transformed into tract-house sub-divisions, which gave it an unusual suburban/rural character. Our relatively large, modern high school was surrounded by corn fields...
Tags: Leadership, America, San Francisco, Personal, Merlin, Daly City, Jackie, Nancy, Bay Area, Marin, Golden Gate Park, Amy, Marin County, Linda, Tennessee Valley, Sonoma County


10 More Questions to Start Your Week

Here is a list of 10 questions you can use to setup an effective sales week. Which of your dream clients are you going to pursue for a meeting this week, and what value are you going to trade for their time that increases the likelihood of a getting a “yes” to your request? With which of your prospective clients do you need to follow up a past meeting or conversation where there was no real next step established? Of your existing clients, who do you need to meet with to begin a conversation abou...
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Monday Memo

The business week ahead
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Has the #MeToo Event Changed the Way You Run Your Business?

How have you changed the way you run your business since the #MeToo event?It’s been more than a year and a half since the #MeToo hashtag took off on Twitter, and the movement that activist Tarana Burke started in 2006 became an unavoidable part of the national conversation. Since then, discussions around workplace sexual assault and harassment are being heard in a way they weren’t before. Many female entrepreneurs are taking the #MeToo seriously -- definitely not sweeping it under the rug.  Her...
Tags: Sexual Assault, Sales, Sexual Harassment, Female Entrepreneurs, Laurel Delaney, MeToo, Tarana Burke, Run Your Business, Changed The Way You Run Your Business


Pro athlete trades get tax relief from IRS

It was a gorgeous sunset at this Astros game at Minute Maid Park, but the Houston MLB franchise and other professional sports teams are looking at a recent IRS ruling that provides them a bright new dawn for favorable tax treatment of player trades. (Photo by Kay Bell) It's a busy time for professional sports fans. National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Hockey League (NHL) playoffs are in full swing. Major League Baseball's (MLB) early season is already full of surprises. Just...
Tags: Taxes, Mlb, Houston, Major League Baseball, Red Sox, Irs, Texas Rangers, Grant Thornton, Astros, Internal Revenue Service IRS, National Football League NFL, National Hockey League NHL, National Basketball Association NBA, Chris Sale, Minute Maid Park, Kay Bell


Nintendo Switch 8.0.0 update adds boost mode to make loading times faster

The Nintendo Switch 8.0.0 update added a newly discovered boost mode that makes games load faster. The hidden feature overclocks the Nintendo Switch CPU to 1.75GHz, which is a significant improvement from its normal speed of only 1GHz. The post Nintendo Switch 8.0.0 update adds boost mode to make loading times faster appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Nintendo, Overclocking, Nintendo Switch



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