Uber riders can now ask their drivers to be quiet directly from the app, but you'll pay extra for that convenience (UBER)

Uber is rolling out a new quiet mode for riders who want to keep conversation between themselves and their drivers to a minimum. The ride-hailing service is offering the option to users who choose the Uber Black and Uber Black SUV services, starting May 15. Those rides will come with some additional perks, including the option to select an ideal interior temperature for your ride, luggage service, and a little extra time to find your driver's car after it has arrived. It's part of Uber's effo...
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Jet Airways sinks after top executives quit

Shares of Jet Airways Ltd fell as much as 6.05% on Wednesday, a day after its chief executive and two other senior executives stepped down, raising serious doubts over the revival of the debt-laden airline.
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Vapotherm Inc (VAPO) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

VAPO earnings call for the period ending March 31, 2019.
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Gold slips from one-month peak on Sino-U.S. trade talk hopes

Gold prices edged lower on Wednesday, retreating from a one-month peak hit in the previous session as optimism surrounding trade talks between Washington and Beijing soothed investor concerns, boosting global stocks and the dollar.
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OncoCyte Corporation (OCX) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

OCX earnings call for the period ending March 31, 2019.
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Global Markets: Asia stocks bounce from 3-1/2-mth lows as trade fears soften

Asian stocks bounced from a 3-1/2-month low on Wednesday as a slight softening in rhetoric from U.S. President Donald Trump helped ease worries about the U.S.-China tariff war and on expectations Beijing could release more economic stimulus.
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Singapore's CDL unveils $1 billion China property deal

Singapore-listed real estate firm City Developments (CDL) said on Wednesday it intended to invest nearly $1 billion in China including the purchase of an indirect stake in Sincere Property Group.
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Apple supplier Japan Display mulling cutting around 1,000 jobs: Nikkei

Apple Inc supplier Japan Display Inc is considering slashing about 1,000 jobs, or about a fifth of its parent-only workforce, as it eyes a bailout from a Chinese-Taiwanese consortium, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday.
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Experts baffled as price of Bitcoin surges above $12,000

Bitcoin climbed above US$8,000 ($12,178), extending its longest winning streak since 2013 and giving fresh momentum to a cryptocurrency market that crashed only last year.Just hours after leaping 25 per cent Monday US time with... [Author: [email protected]]
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Fonterra farmers to get new milk price tool - but it will cost them

Fonterra is offering its farmer-shareholders a new financial tool to manage global milk price volatility - but they will have to pay for the privilege.New Zealand's biggest company will provide a new fixed milk price programme referenced... [Author: [email protected]]
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Mexico says deal to repeal U.S. steel tariffs could be close

Mexico is closing in on a deal to repeal U.S. President Donald Trump's punitive tariffs on steel and aluminum, a senior Mexican official said on Tuesday, potentially moving a step nearer to the ratification of a major trade deal struck last year.
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China April industrial output cools, retail sales growth falls to 16-yr low as trade risks rise

China on Wednesday reported surprisingly weaker growth in industrial output and retail sales for April, reinforcing expectations that Beijing needs to roll out more stimulus measures as the trade war with the United States escalates.
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U.S. stocks bounce back as trade rhetoric cools

U.S. stocks on Tuesday reclaimed some of the ground lost in the prior day's steep sell-off, with tariff-sensitive technology stocks leading the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq higher as investors were heartened by a tonal shift in U.S.-China trade rhetoric.
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Is Wholesale Real Estate Worth the Risk?

You want to venture into real estate business but don’t have much money. So you do some research on “investing with little or no capital” and eventually come across the term “real estate wholesaling.” How does it work? You find real estate property for sale at a lower price than its market value, put it under contract, then sell to a potential home buyer or another investor at a profit. Sounds like a great real estate business idea, right? Little to no capital requirements, no nee...
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Things to Keep in Mind While Developing an Employee Training Course

Do you want to provide adequate training for your employees? Do you know how to do it right? 40% of employees who leave their job in the first year of service do so for the lack of proper training and development. This simply indicates the need for designing a spot-on training course, which you can do keeping the following things in mind. 1. Identify the Need All employee training programs are meant to provide a solution to a problem. How will this happen if the problem isn’t kn...
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Why six major businesses and Government invested in a video game

Employers generally prefer their workers not to play video games at work, but that could be set to change if a new initiative has its way. This afternoon, a collection of high-profile businesses and the New Zealand Government gathered... [Author: [email protected]]
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Truman Advisors Analyze the Average Net Worth of Americans in Each Age Bracket

After being a part of the workforce for a few years, you may finally have enough money to pay off your old student loans and perhaps even purchase your own home with a new car to boot. At that point, you may also grow curious about your current standing in society. To be more specific, you may be wondering about how you compare to the average American in terms of wealth. Are you doing as well as expected? Are you lagging behind or are you outpacing others in your current age group? To f...
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Hacked Cryptopia exchange placed in liquidation

Hacked Christchurch-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has been placed in liquidation after attempts to re-open the business failed.David Ruscoe and Russell Moore from Grant Thornton were appointed yesterday, according to Companies... [Author: [email protected]]
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Common Resume Mistakes To Avoid At All Costs

A resume is the first opportunity that you get to show companies what a perfect fit you would be for their open position. It’s your chance to sell yourself, show off your skills and experience, and make a good impression.
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After Hours: Tilray Tops, Agilent Whiffs, Coca-Cola Gets Some Fizz

Quarterly results are having a post-market effect on two stocks, while a big bank's recommendation change bolsters a familiar name.
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Endpoint Security Company CrowdStrike Files Publicly for IPO

CrowdStrike, the cybersecurity company that identified the two Russian government-linked hacker groups that invaded the Democratic National Committee (DNC)’s network during the 2016 presidential campaign, filed publicly for an initial public offering on Tuesday.Sunnyvale, CA-based CrowdStrike sells cloud-based security software and related services by subscription to businesses. Founded in 2011, the company adapted traditional data security safeguards by monitoring not only computers in custome...
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Monet Money: landscape painting sells for $110.7 million

This Claude Monet landscape painting just broke a record by selling for $110.7 million dollars at auction. Above, the painting in question, Monet’s “Les Meules,” image courtesy Sotheby’s. From Bloomberg's report by Katya Kazakina: A sun-drenched landscape by Claude Monet fetched $110.7 million at Sotheby’s in New York on Tuesday, setting a record for the Impressionist painter. Painted in 1890, “Les Meules,” from the artist’s series featuring haystacks, had been estimated at $55 million. The f...
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Why It’s A Great Time To Be A Consultant — And 15 Ways To Be A Successful One

by Elaine Biech, author of “The New Business of Consulting: The Basics and Beyond“ There’s never been a better time to become a consultant. Why? It boils down to three words: the gig economy. According to the Workplace 2025 study released in 2017 by Randstad US, by 2025 a majority of the workforce will be employed in an agile capacity, as a consultant, contractor, temporary, or freelance employee. In fact, the report predicted that as early as this year, as much as 50 percent of the workforce w...
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How to Optimize Your YouTube Channel in 2019

The digital age has changed the way how we use technology and our behavior while using technology. People browse the Internet to gain access to educational information, entertainment and get professional help. Of course, the objective of browsing the Internet varies across personalities. While surfing the Internet, you use a search term to get the information on a given topic. In this context, YouTube has become a great tool for us all. You Tube is the is the among the best social media channels...
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Kratos Says Drone Business Is Ready to Soar

After a long development process, the orders might finally be about to roll in.
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Oil prices ease on surprise rise in U.S. stockpiles, but Middle East tensions support

Oil eased on Wednesday after closely watched data showed a surprise rise in U.S. crude stockpiles, but prices were supported by mounting tensions in the Middle East.
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A Better Information Diet

PART I: HOW WE THINK To improve and maintain your capacity to get information, you have to understand how it comes to you. ~Andy Grove, 1983 [1] We monitor what we eat and drink, optimizing our diet for health and performance, not just enjoyment--and yet we can be heedless about what we read, watch, and listen to. Our information diet is often the result of accident or happenstance rather than thoughtful planning. Even when we do choose deliberately, the intent behind much of our media ...
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3 Ingenious Ways to Fund Starting Up Your Factory Business

One of the most important aspects of a business is getting started on the right foot. If you don’t have the money to get off the ground, you’ll stay stuck in one spot until you do. Firms like Equify Financial are great options for start-ups, and opportunity exists everywhere you look. That being said – you do have some intelligent options for getting your factory business up and running. Check out these options for 3 ingenious ways to get funding so you can take on the world and get your factory...
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