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163 words • advanced • 2 years, 8 months ago
sales
"Google bought Boston Dynamics in late 2013, and the company has since amused millions with videos of humanoid and dog-like robots performing impressive tasks - and taking a little lighthearted abuse, as well. The inevitable autonomous robot uprising..."
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325 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"Greece seems sort of fixed. At least for now. After a July 5 referendum that saw Greek citizens voteagainst Greece's latest bailout, the Greek government struck basically the same deal with its creditors anyway. This is what Europe wanted, what marke..."
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"The Federal Reserve is currently on pace to end its quantitative easing program in October, but Jeff Gundlach sees this program making a comeback in the 2020s. In an interview withThe Financial Times, Gundlach, the founder, CEO, and CIO of DoubleLin..."
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"REUTERS/Richard Carson It seems that stocks have been plummeting on a crashing wave of bad news all year. First it was China fears. Then oil prices. Then European banks. It's as if every few weeks there is some newweight keepingstocks low. According ..."

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141 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
"Employee compensation for unionized workers is way up in the last three years. Compensation for non-unionized workers? Not so much. It seems that unionized employees have been seeing the effects of the economic recovery in their paychecks and benefit..."

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510 words • advanced • 2 years, 5 months ago
business
"Global equity markets are seen shrugging-off all of the Brexit drama but the British Pound lost its recovery steam after BOE Governor Mark Carney hinted towards further monetary easing this summer. On Thursday, the GBP/USD pair reversed from the vici..."
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68 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
oilgas
"The infamous Boeing 747, which ruled the skies for over 40 years, seems like it's living out its last days. Boeing has cut production to only one 747 every two months, as demand moves toward twin-engine mini jumbos that are more fuel-efficient. Here;..."

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83 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"July 21, 2015 AP GoPro Inc. (GPRO) on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $35 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and costs related to mergers and... July 21, 2015..."
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79 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
marketing
"It's annoying that in 2016 a headline like this is still relevant. We’ve all poked fun at silly stock imagery, but it seems once the laughter fades some of us continue regardless. I’d put it up there with meaningless buzzwords as one of the uglier si..."
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434 words • advanced • 3 years, 7 months ago
"Why do consumers go out and buy a Lotto ticket or take part in brand-run promotions when they know that their chances of winning are so very small? According to Kelly Goldsmith in this article in the Time blogs, it’s not because of what they stand to..."

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445 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
startups, finance, business
"Bob Riha Jr/Getty ImagesBill Gross is at it again. In his latest investment outlook, Bill Gross writes about how the sun will eventually swallow the Earth whole instead of nurture life. Which, it seems, is sort like what has happened to capitalism, j..."
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"At the stock market's party, the dance floor is crowded but the night is still young. This is the message from Oppenheimer's chief investment strategist John Stoltzfus in a note to clients on Monday. The key passage from Stoltzfus: "Our read on this ..."

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"Target had its biggest online shopping day ever on Thanksgiving. "Demand outpaced 2014s record Thanksgiving performance, making it Targets biggest day for online sales yet," the retailer said in a release. The record-breaking sales online were driven..."
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195 words • advanced • 3 years ago
business
"The US investment bank predicts the ruble will be on the list of good performing currencies next year along with the US dollar and the Mexican peso, Bloomberg reports. Goldman Sachs recommends  buying Russian and Mexican currencies over South Afric..."
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""I probably wouldn't do much," said Warren Buffett. That's what the oracle of Omaha said when he was asked about how he'd handle US monetary policy. The question came fro CNBC's Becky Quick at the JD Power Automotive Forum. Since the financial crisis..."
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212 words • advanced • 3 years ago
business
"Spot the year that the data-dependent Fed will raise interest rates... As Macro-Man adds, ...while one ISM number likely won't sway the Fed it's worth taking a step back and taking stock of some trends in the economic data. If it seems to you tha..."
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"There's just a week to go until the UK's general election, and the outcome has rarely been less clear so close to polling day. The only thing that seems likely at this point is that no single party will get enough seats to govern. Until recently, Bri..."
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246 words • advanced • 3 years, 9 months ago
"British security giant G4S seems to have finally put the electronic tagging scandal behind it after itswung back into profit in 2014. G4S, which was fined £108.9 million ($164 million) in 2013 by the UKTreasury after it found that the security group ..."

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125 words • intermediate • 4 years, 3 months ago
"The Institute for Supply Management's manufacturing report for August is expected at the top of the hour. Expectations are for the reading to come in at 57.0, down from 57.1 in July. In a note to clients ahead of the report, analysts at Nomura said, ..."
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100 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"The federal income tax Form 1040 EZ is a simplified tax form. You should use this form only if you are single or married filing jointly, claim no dependents and claim no adjustments to your income, ... American taxpayers face a variety of penalties ..."
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