Global Business News for 28 Dec 2017
'Vikings' continues to flail blindly in Wednesday night's disappointing episode 'The Message.'
Lawrence Yun, National Association of Realtors provides insight to the new tax code and its impact on housing.
In Tuesday's column I wondered why so few Americans looked favorably on President Trump's tax cuts. They are, after all, cuts in tax rates. One study even says that 143 million taxpayers will get... lower taxes next year compared to only 8.5 million who'll pay more. And still the Trump tax cuts are unpopular. I...
(Reuters) - A New York lawyer who once advised Martin Shkreli was convicted on Wednesday of helping him defraud a pharmaceutical company, a charge a different jury cleared the drug executive of when... it found him guilty of securities fraud earlier this year.
A think tank says replacing low-skilled workers with robots could mean bigger salary gaps in workplaces.
Various fields of endeavor will not qualify for the 20% Qualified Business Income deduction. Most reports on the subject are misleading.
Analysts remain bullish on renewable energy despite a proposed pricing policy by the federal government that would help some coal and nuclear plants - and possibly slow down share gains by solar and... wind.
Adzuna study reports modest rise in average salary for job vacancies while CBI survey shows growth in economic output The British economy has received a double boost from reports showing signs of... modest wage growth and accelerating output from businesses. According to a study by the jobs search engine Adzuna, the average salary for vacancies advertised online in November was 1.2% higher than the same month a year before - the first annual increase recorded by the website since June 2015. Meanwhile, a survey by the business group the CBI found firms reporting a rise in economic output.
Forecasters pick Vietnam's economy to grow faster in 2018 than in 2017, thanks largely to sustained interest by foreign factory investors.
North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says he will personally defend his former political foe, Gov. Doug Burgum, against a lawsuit filed by the Republican-led Legislature challenging the... first-term Republican …
The financier has been increasing his stake in vTv Therapeutics even as the stock has been sliding.
Interest on average 30-year fixed rate mortgage rose to 3.99 percent this week
The Triangle has just one top-rated hospital according to a new ratings system unveiled by the federal government in 2016 and updated this month, after months of delay following criticism …
Hiring for the right job is important, but it turns out that having one or more of these skill sets will set up a new hire for success in any role.
Reports say Pavel Lerner was snatched in Kiev by men in balaclavas.
The iPhone maker's stock price has soared, but is unlikely to repeat the performance.
BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Instagram is starting to roll out recommended posts... directly into users’ home feeds,accordingto TechCrunch. Previously, the home feed was dedicated to posts from accounts that users follow as well as ads, whereas recommended posts were located solely in the “Explore” tab. Now, Instagram users will start to see recommended posts alongside posts from friends and family. This update has several potential implications: It can deter users who prefer separate feeds.Some users already took to Twitter to denounce the new feature, with many saying they prefer recommended posts to be separated from their followers' posts. The move can push peeved...
Unemployed workers filing for jobless benefits remained the same from the previous week at 245,000, a low level signaling a healthy job market.
That's trillion with a T.
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(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes opened higher in thin holiday trading on Thursday, helped by a rally in commodities and a weaker dollar.
While the economy as a whole grew at a healthy pace, workforce growth was far from uniform. Industries that at one time seemed unassailable now appear to be hanging by a thread.
The investment manager bought more shares of Cheniere Energy Partners and sold CVR Partners.
And just like that, the year in which we've learnt to live with late night Twitter rants from a US president, record-high stock prices and the bitcoin bubble comes to a close.
The Internal Revenue Service on Wednesday advised homeowners who are rushing to prepay their 2018 property taxes before a law signed by President Donald Trump takes effect next year that the payment... may not be tax-deductible.