"Commenting on what has been termed Francogeddon and a tsunami as well as consequent mayhem, Joe Weisenthal at Bloomberg/Business Week writes:
Today the Swiss National Bank shocked the world when it announced it would remove the cap it had in place to..."
"The famous bank Lehman Brothers will remain the biggest bankrupt company, having assets valued at around $640 billion before the filing. The company collapsed in 2008 as a consequence of the financial crisis, but also because of malfeasance. Lehman B..."
"Salespeople are well versed in the art of identifying, diagnosing, and solving buyers' pain points. If a prospect indicates the slightest problem, the rep is quick to hop on it and expand on the symptoms and consequences.
This sales technique is pro..."
"Online insurance firm Esure has said it will push up premiums after a surge in small injury claims.
Shares in the firm - whose brands include Sheilas' Wheels - fell more than 8% after half-year underlying pre-tax profits slid 21.3% to £46.5m.
“..Fed and ECB policies aim to reassure financial market participants rather than keeping them guessing. In the “good old days”, before quantitative easing, forward guidance and zero real interest rates, investors, asset managers, traders a..."
"The business climate is suffering the consequences of a storm of new policies and regulations.
U.S. businesses are feeling a heat wave of new rules and regulations enacted in the last month, and it shows in small business confidence. Small business ..."
"Statoil reports that, on behalf of the Troll licence, it has decided to use its contractual right to terminate the contract with COSL Offshore Management AS for the chartering of the mobile rig COSLInnovator .
âThe conditions for terminating th..."
"Companies have elaborate processes for allocating and investing capital. Yet, in contrast, in most organizations, time goes largely unmanaged. Companies are awash in e-communications and teleconferences. Meeting time has skyrocketed. Dysfunctional me..."
"The Fed’s unconventional monetary policy does not strive at redistribution, but some is hard to avoid, says a new Philadelphia Fed paper.
Federal Reserve policies launched in a historic economic slump may have exacerbated wealth dispariti..."
"Juwi will use the new capital to boost its project development capabilities. Source: juwi.
MVV Energie has increased its stake in renewable energy developer juwi with a fresh €70 million (US$77.3 million) investment.
The equity investment will in..."
"The UK has experienced a rise in direct selling, with 20,000 more people involved in the industry now than in 2009, according to the Direct Selling Association (DSA).
Recognised as the trade association for the direct selling channel of distribution..."
"Speculation over the oil price fluctuations still overshadow global economic sentiments, setting off volatility in the capital markets, currencies and commodities.
This signifies the central role of oil as a primary source of energy which remains at..."
"This has come out of a Forestry Symposium currently underway in Durban.
Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor has told delegated forestry products contributed approximately 1,2% to the country's GDP in the last financial year, with R20,7-bi..."
"A Reduced Payout Could Be in the Cards for These High-Yield Dividend Stocks
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"MLA Kulgam MY Tarigami today said that despite JK having rich potential in animal and sheep husbandry, sericulture, horticulture and other sectors, it lacks concrete input policy in this regard.
While speaking during the Budget Session, he said that..."
"The Wall Street Journal reported last week on McDonald's slumping sales. The article was titled, "McDonald’s Menu Problem: It’s Supersized." According to the Wall Street Journal, "McDonald’s doesn’t disclose historical data on its menu’s size, but D..."
"Europe's highest court is due to rule on the value-added tax (VAT) status of bitcoin exchanges in Europe on Thursday a legal decision that could have far-reaching consequences for the digital currency in Europe. The European Court of Justice could s..."
"The current depressed oil price is something that investors are likely to have to get used to for the medium term, according to Stephen Jones, chief investment officer at Kames Capital.
He commented that the surge in the price of the dollar, weak ..."
"Dublin (AFP) - IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Monday warned of "consequences" if European countries try to renegotiate their debts, ahead of Greek elections which an anti-austerity party is tipped to win."Collective endeavours are welcome but at the ..."