Business

The U.S. Treasury again passed up a formal opportunity to designate China a “currency manipulator,” but singled out the nation's currency practices as a source of “particular concern.” [...]
Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Source: Wall Street Journal
EBay.com filed a lawsuit against Amazon.com, accusing the company of illegally poaching sellers on its marketplace via eBay's internal messaging system. [...]
Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Source: Wall Street Journal
Rob Sands, the third in his family to lead the upstate Victor, N.Y. company, will step aside as chief executive on March 1, entrusting Constellation's future to one of his lieutenants, Bill Newlands. [...]
Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Source: Wall Street Journal
The U.S. is boosting the size of a credit line available to Mexico in times of need, part of a largely symbolic display of close ties as the countries prepare to sign a new version of the North American Free Trade Agreement. [...]
Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Source: Wall Street Journal
Federal Reserve officials signaled they see a strong economy justifying continued interest-rate increases and said they will watch for evidence their moves are keeping economic growth on an even keel, minutes of their September policy meeting showed. [...]
Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Source: Wall Street Journal
Shares of International Business Machines fell Wednesday after the company's drop in revenue renewed concerns about the tech giant's growth prospects. [...]
Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Source: Wall Street Journal
The Fed releases the minutes of its September meeting later Wednesday, providing more detail about how officials viewed the economy and their rate plans. [...]
Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Source: Wall Street Journal
Uber Technologies, in its ongoing quest to move beyond its unprofitable business of connecting drivers with passengers, is adding a new tractor-trailer rental business to help big-rig truckers haul freight around the country. [...]
Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Source: Wall Street Journal
U.S. housing starts declined in September, as single-family-home and apartment-building construction dropped from August. [...]
Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Source: Wall Street Journal
It used to be that many people had to choose between their creative aspirations and their commitment to a corporate career, but in the era of the side hustle some manage to do both. [...]
Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Source: Wall Street Journal
How can I protect my investments against inflation? [...]
Thu, Oct 11, 2018
Source: CNN Money
Ming Zeng, the chief strategy officer at Alibaba, talks about how the China-based e-commerce company was able to create the biggest online shopping site in the world. He credits Alibaba's retail and distribution juggernaut to leveraging automation, algorithms, and networks to better serve customers. And he says in the future, [...]
Tue, Sep 11, 2018
Source: Harvard Business Review
Sunil Gupta, a professor at Harvard Business School, argues that many companies are still doing digital strategy wrong. Their leaders think of "going digital" as either a way to cut costs or to attract customers with a flashy new app. Gupta says successful digital strategy is more complicated than that. [...]
Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Source: Harvard Business Review
Rebecca Shambaugh, a leadership coach, says being too collaborative can actually hold you back at work. Instead of showing how well you build consensus and work with others, it can look like indecision or failure to prioritize. She explains what to do if you over-collaborate, how to manage someone who [...]
Tue, Aug 21, 2018
Source: Harvard Business Review
David Burkus, a professor at Oral Roberts University and author of the book “Friend of a Friend,” explains common misconceptions about networking. First, trading business cards at a networking event doesn't mean you're a phony. Second, your most valuable contacts are actually the people you already know. Burkus says some [...]
Tue, Aug 14, 2018
Source: Harvard Business Review
Kathryn Hume, VP of integrate.ai, discusses the current boundaries between artificially intelligent machines, and humans. While the power of A.I. can conjure up some of our darkest fears, she says the reality is that there is still a whole lot that A.I. can't do. So far, A.I. is able to [...]
Fri, Aug 10, 2018
Source: Harvard Business Review
Gerry Anderson, the CEO of DTE Energy, and Robert Quinn and Anjan Thakor, professors at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business and the Olin Business School at Washington University, respectively, discuss how an aspirational mission can motivate employees and improve performance. Anderson talks about his own experience. Quinn [...]
Tue, Jul 24, 2018
Source: Harvard Business Review
Kristie Rogers, an assistant professor of management at Marquette University, has identified a free and abundant resource most leaders aren't giving employees enough of: respect. She explains the two types of workplace respect, how to communicate them, and what happens when you don't foster both. Rogers is the author of [...]
Tue, Jul 17, 2018
Source: Harvard Business Review

 

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