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312 words • advanced • 4 years, 2 months ago
"Bill Gross shocked the financial world when he announced he would be quitting his job as CIO of PIMCO, the $2 trillion California-based asset management firm. This meant that he would be stepping down as manager of the $200 billion PIMCO Total Return..."
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231 words • intermediate • 3 years, 10 months ago
"My Sunday Washington Post Business Section column is out, where we look at the impact of energy on the Economy. The print version had the full headline The oil supply, energy demand and a rip-roaring U.S. dollar: What it means for your portfolio whil..."
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73 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
sales
"Honest answer? Generally not a lot. It's much more common to be able to be able to negotiate for upgrades (e.g., a fence, a fridge, etc.) That's because in new construction, a builder is hoping that each property will sell at maximum value. Comps are..."
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213 words • intermediate • 2 years, 12 months ago
business
"REUTERS/John GressThe Federal Reserve raised interests rates today. It was the first time in almost a decade. What's this mean for stocks? Well, let's think it through. Higher interest rates makes bonds more attractive. That's bad for stocks. But the..."
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310 words • intermediate • 2 years, 9 months ago
sales
初級者向けビジネス英会話 Bizmates for beginners 第132弾は、”an all-time high” です。 ヒカは、自分の会社のP&L(profit and loss/利益と損益)を見て...
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349 words • advanced • 3 years, 9 months ago
"Something fascinating happened Wednesday. The people who set monetary policy said something without explicitly saying it. Bear with us. Wednesday's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) statement leaned dovish, meaning we can expect monetary policy to..."

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1080 words • intermediate • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"Getty Images In 2005, Congress decided that it was time to reform American's bankruptcy system. Concerned that too many people were filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy when they could afford to pay back some of their debts, Congress passed the Bankruptcy A..."
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230 words • advanced • 2 years, 6 months ago
it
"The phrase “AV over IP” is thrown around a lot. But what does it really mean in commercial AV installations today? Put simply, AV over IP is about sending uncompressed audio and video information over standard IP mediums. Put a little bit more co..."

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630 words • intermediate • 4 years, 3 months ago
"Every three years, the Federal Reserve Board releases its Survey of Consumer Finances, and the latest version was presented in September. As Business Insider's Elena Holodny points out, the data shows the highest earners in the United States "bouncin..."

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342 words • intermediate • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"What is the market like? Despite the uncertainty of the current economic climate, the care home sector is healthy enough at the moment. This is due to a number of recent developments in the sector. There is a high number of care homes in the UK, ..."

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328 words • advanced • 4 years, 5 months ago
"Every month I post a few key measures of inflation including the Atlanta Fed's median CPI and trimmed-mean CPI, along with core CPI and core PCE. Atlanta Fed senior economist Mike Bryan and his colleagues developed these two measures.Here is a very ..."

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241 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
"The Cleveland Fed released the median CPI and the trimmed-mean CPI this morning:According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, the median Consumer Price Index rose 0.2% (2.2% annualized rate) in April. The 16% trimmed-mean Consumer Price Index a..."
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398 words • advanced • 9 years, 5 months ago
business
TED
Someone always asks the math teacher, "Am I going to use calculus in real life?" And for most of us, says Arthur Benjamin, the answer is no. He offers a bold proposal on how to make math education relevant in the digital age.

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309 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"The Manufacturer’s digital strategist, Hayden Richards discusses the importance of taking a proactive approach with your digital strategy in 2016. Hayden Richards, digital native & growth hacker, The Manufacturer As 2016 kicks off, many firms are ..."

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251 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
business
"The Cleveland Fed released the median CPI and the trimmed-mean CPI this morning:According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, the median Consumer Price Index rose 0.2% (2.5% annualized rate) in October. The 16% trimmed-mean Consumer Price Index..."
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210 words • advanced • 2 years, 7 months ago
business
"Shares of Apple are getting smoked at the market open Wednesday after the company posted disappointing earnings. As of 9:36 a.m. ET, shares of the tech giant were down just over 7% at $96.95. This also mean that Apple has lost around $40 billion of i..."
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192 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"Oil has been one of the biggest stories ofthe past year. Many economists immediately pointed out that lower oil prices would be good news for the American consumer: lower oil means lower gas, and lower gas means more disposable income.And thatmeans p..."

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219 words • intermediate • 3 years, 11 months ago
"The December jobs report falls right in line with the course the Fed is trying to chart for its monetary policy, and the upshot is that the numbers mean the Fed is most likely not going to hike rates any earlier than April, WSJ chief economics corres..."
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174 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
sales
"It must be nice being friends with Cristiano Ronaldo. According to Portuguese news outlet Move Noticas,the Real Madrid star reportedly bought his agent and close friend Jorge Mendes aGreek island as a wedding present. Ronaldo acted asthe best man at ..."
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502 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"Mark has a well-paying job, but little aptitude for smart financial choices. His recent past is littered with spur-of-the-moment debt, ranging from designer clothes bought with credit cards to personal loans used to pay for luxury vacations, and he i..."

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