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China's industrial profits shrink in April, add to pressure on economy

Profits for China's industrial firms dropped in April on slowing demand and manufacturing activity, suggesting the previous month's rebound may have been a one-off and adding pressure for policymakers to step up support for a cooling economy.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews


Businessman Dan Gilbert recovering after stroke symptoms

DETROIT (AP) — Billionaire businessman Dan Gilbert is recovering after suffering symptoms of a stroke and seeking hospital care. Officials with Detroit-based Quicken Loans said in a statement that Gilbert “received immediate medical attention and is currently recovering comfortably” after going to a hospital early Sunday. Gilbert is the company’s founder and chairman. The company […]
Tags: Business, News, Sports, Ap, Detroit, Dan Gilbert, Gilbert, Quicken Loans


Samsung may gain from Huawei's plight in ongoing trade war - Fitch

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd may have a chance to strengthen its position in the smartphone market due to the hurt caused to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in the wake of U.S.-China trade tensions, according to Fitch Ratings.
Tags: Money, China, Samsung, businessNews, Huawei, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, Fitch, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd


Gold gains on simmering U.S.-China spat

Gold prices rose on Monday as fears of a protracted U.S.-China trade war hurt risk sentiment, while poor economic data from the United States bolstered bets of a U.S. Federal Reserve rate cut.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, United States, U S Federal Reserve


Trump says expects to get trade gap with Japan fixed fast

U.S. President Donald Trump kept up pressure on Japan to cut its trade surplus with America, saying ahead of a summit with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that he expected some announcements, probably in August, with the trade gap straightened out rapidly.
Tags: Japan, Money, America, businessNews, Shinzo Abe, Donald Trump, Trump


Global Markets: Asia stocks flat, euro holds firm after fragmented Europe vote

Asia stocks hovered near four-month lows on Monday amid concerns about U.S.-China tensions while the euro was confined to a narrow range after the weekend's European Parliament elections.
Tags: Asia, Europe, Money, China, businessNews, European Parliament


Snap reportedly wants more music in Snapchat to compete against TikTok

Snap is in discussions with major record labels for broader licensing deals, according to the Wall Street Journal. The plan is to add more musical features to Snapchat, to better compete against the offerings of rival apps such as TikTok. The post Snap reportedly wants more music in Snapchat to compete against TikTok appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Snapchat, Wall Street Journal, Snap, Tiktok


Oil prices stable amid OPEC supply cuts, but U.S.-China trade war drags

Oil prices were stable on Monday amid ongoing supply cuts by producer club OPEC, although markets remained tense amid concerns the Sino-U.S. trade war could trigger a broad economic slowdown.
Tags: Money, China, Opec, businessNews


Uber NZ culling staff

Uber NZ is cutting a "significant" number of staff as it retrenches roles to Sydney, the Herald understands.Over the past few months, departing senior staff have not been replaced.And now staff still with the company are going... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Sydney, Herald, Nz


Asia stocks steady, euro little moved as EU vote shows limited gains by nationalists

Asia stocks edged up early on Monday, and the euro was confined to a narrow range after the weekend's European Parliament elections highlighted the deepening political fragmentation of the 28-country bloc.
Tags: Asia, Money, Eu, businessNews, European Parliament


Xbox One S Fortnite Limited Edition leak reveals a very purple console

The Xbox One S Fortnite Limited Edition bundle, which includes a very purple Xbox One S, was leaked. Buyers will also reportedly receive a matching wireless controller, a copy of Fortnite, and the Dark Vertex skin, among other things. The post Xbox One S Fortnite Limited Edition leak reveals a very purple console appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Microsoft, Trends, Fortnite, Xbox One S


5 Short Courses to Boost Your Horizons in Digital Marketing Employment

Digital Marketing continues to be a growing career field. Businesses have never been more dependent on their marketing efforts than they are right now. With so much competition in every marketplace, business, as well as its employees are all striving to outperform their competition by becoming more proficient across digital marketing disciplines. For a business to be successful in the 21st century, they need to engage marketers who have a broad skill base in digital marketing as well as niche m...
Tags: Google, Career, Business, Legal, Web Design, Marketing, Careers, Training, Social Media, Seo, Digital Marketing, Facebook Twitter, Edu, Gov't, Digital Marketing Employment, Social Media Training Social


Rental Property Owners Have Rights Too

As a property owner, you may be contemplating entering the rental business. There are many good reasons to, including a lucrative rental market, and the ability to diversify your income stream. What’s more, it’s never been easier. Property owners can list their suite on platforms that do all the legwork by marketing the property, finding a reliable renter, and handling the finer points of the transaction. Despite these benefits, you may be apprehensive. It’s true that while most rental transacti...
Tags: Real Estate, Marketing, Rental Property Owners Have Rights Too


China auto sales to show flat growth in 2019: Xinhua

China's automobile sales will reach around 28.1 million units this year, unchanged from 2018 levels, state news agency Xinhua reported on Sunday.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Xinhua


Huawei fight is a threat to rural internet

President Trump's move this month to bar U.S. telecommunications networks from acquiring or using equipment from foreign suppliers such as Huawei left small rural broadband companies under a cloud of uncertainty. If they can no longer rely on affordable foreign equipment to run their networks, will they run at all?
Tags: Business, Technology, News, International Trade, Huawei, Trump


Hedge Fund Cybersecurity Readiness – Agio’s Best Practices

Investment managers are critically concerned with the state of cybersecurity in order to successfully manager a hedge fund. Managers are tasked with protecting the sensitive information high profile clients have entrusted with them. From social security numbers to clients’ net worth, investment managers must safeguard data that is appealing to hackers. Hackers are also on the lookout for proprietary trading algorithms and investment strategies that hedge funds rely heavily on for continued succ...
Tags: Startups, New York, Cybersecurity, SEC, Online Security, Others, Business Security, AGIO, Anonymous Network of Peers


Why Every Business Hires An Accountant

We live in an era where millions of businesses are operating. The consumerist era is occupied by unlimited number of businesses serving customers in different ways. Given the fierce competition, it has become important for such businesses to hire competent professionals such as accountants to manage their finances in the most effective manner. Despite of the benefits being offered, there are many small-scale and moderate businesses that are not compelled by the reasons to hire an accountant. Ev...
Tags: Startups, Accounting, Others, Business Accounting


How Verizon and Team Penske used 5G to help win the Indy 500

Team Penske, the most successful race team in Indy 500 history, used Verizon 5G in its bid to win the 2019 Indy 500. Modern race cars generate tons of data, and a 5G connection lets teams harvest that data faster. The post How Verizon and Team Penske used 5G to help win the Indy 500 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Verizon, News, Cars, Trends, 5g, Motorsports, Indycar, Team Penske, Indianapolis 500, 5GQualcommSponsorship


Samsung developing technology to create fake videos from one single photo

Researchers at Samsung's Artificial Intelligence (AI) Centre in Moscow have created an algorithm that can generate videos using only one image. The development has caused some worry among technology experts and commentators, who... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Samsung, Moscow


Air New Zealand orders 8 Boeing Dreamliners with GE engines

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Air New Zealand says it has ordered eight new Boeing Dreamliner planes with a list price of $2.7 billion. The nation’s flagship carrier said Monday it negotiated a substantial discount on the price of the 787-10 planes, which is typical for such purchases. It says the new planes will replace […]
Tags: Business, News, Ge, Ap, Nation, New Zealand, Local News, Boeing, Air New Zealand, Wellington New Zealand, Boeing Dreamliner, Nation & World


Christchurch construction firm Southbase makes shareholder support public

COMMENT: It's no secret the construction industry is troubled, despite the ongoing boom. Building owners, often the government in one shape or form, have shifted more risk onto construction companies, turning already razor-thin... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Christchurch, Southbase


Square Enix may tease long-awaited The Avengers Project at E3 2019

Marvel and Square Enix formed a multi-game partnership in January 2017, starting with The Avengers Project. Nothing has been heard since about it, but Square Enix may be teasing the presence of The Avengers Project at E3 2019. The post Square Enix may tease long-awaited The Avengers Project at E3 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Marvel, Trends, Avengers, Square Enix, E3 2019, Avengers Project Nothing


The Warehouse workers 'suicidal' following mass job cut announcement, First Union says

Staff facing layoffs at The Warehouse are 'suicidal' and 'in a bad way' following the country's largest retailer's plans to overhaul the way it operates, according to a union.But Pejman Okhovat, chief executive of The Warehouse,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, First Union, Pejman Okhovat


Domino's rolls out pizza scanning technology to network of stores

Domino's is bringing in some tech to challenge the age-old customer complaint that the ads always look better than the actual meal. Pizza chain has equipped its New Zealand and Australian stores with technology that scans and assess... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand


Do This to Unlock Career Opportunities

One little word can make all the difference.
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A message for us men.

A Message for us Men. Let me first start by getting a bit vulnerable with you:During the last 12 months, as I was ending my 20s, my life started to feel like a whirlwind. Things started breaking, really slowly, yet abruptly and in the blink of an eye. You see, I thought I had it all figured out: myself, my personality, my strengths/weaknesses. I was this one type of person I labeled myself to be, and conformed to that label and let that be my reality. My work was my life and that was my defini...
Tags: Startups, Wisdom, Spain, Vulnerability, Dubai, Dallas, Forbes, Irfan, Sagar, Austin Startups, Roomify, Personal-development, Male-vulnerability, Kavish, Shanil


How a billion-dollar Colombian delivery app became a lifeline for Venezuelan migrants

The tech-driven delivery service Rappi has spread to seven Latin American countries, with more than 100,000 delivery people and a recent investment from SoftBank that cements its status as one of the continent's few billion-dollar startups. But the company's meteoric rise has also been propelled by another less-likely source: Venezuelan migrants.
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Softbank, International Trade, World, Nation & World, Rappi


Air New Zealand warns of $60m profit hit as fuel costs bite

Air New Zealand has slashed up to $60 million off forecast pre-tax profits in just two months as high fuel costs hit.The airline has dropped guidance for earnings this financial year to $340 million, the bottom of its previously... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand


Six ways robots have infiltrated your life

How many times in the past week do you think your life was affected by a robot?Unless you have a robot vacuum cleaner, you might say that robots had no real impact on your life.But you're wrong. Let's take a look at some of the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business


Open Loops (Leadership and Uncertainty)

One of the most significant steps in a leader's development is cultivating the ability to 1) tolerate greater uncertainty 2) over longer periods of time 3) on a larger number 4) of increasingly important issues. A coaching client once described it as "living with open loops." What makes this so challenging is that we've evolved a strong preference for certainty because the predictability of recurring patterns in familiar situations allows us to minimize the expenditure of attention and concent...
Tags: Leadership, Stanford, Neuroleadership Institute, OFC, Robert Sutton, Edbatista, Self-Coaching, Bob Sutton, Jeff Pfeffer, Jeffrey Pfeffer, David Rock NeuroLeadership Journal, Hedden Garbrielli, Benny Mazur



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