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Top 100 Stories to Know for 21 Oct 2019 - Global

The Key to Bliss for a Dual-Career Couple? A Contract

Wall Street Journal - 4 Oct 2019 13:14
The Key to Bliss for aA professor specializing in management and leadership wanted to know how couples around the world maintained two careers without shortchanging their relationships. It is the same dilemma she has faced... in her own marriage.
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IRCTC IPO allotment status: How to check

livemint.com - 9 Oct 2019 12:03
IRCTC IPO saw bumper demand for its shares.The issue was subscribed over 110 times
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Drawn by the Salary, Women Flock to Trucking

Wall Street Journal - 14 Oct 2019 11:30
Drawn by the Salary, WomenTruck drivers typically are paid by the mile, regardless of gender. But safety issues remain.
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TM Advertising Closes ItsTM Advertising, a Dallas-based agency that bought itself back from IPG two years ago, is closing its doors after an 85-year run. Becca Weigman, CEO of TM Advertising, told Adweek today that a recent... "perfect storm" of client cutbacks led to its closure. "It's a financial decision. It's a very competitive environment," she said. "Three...
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Andrew Pearse told a court in New York how he pocketed the money through a massive kickback scheme and named ex-colleagues he says made millions of their own.
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Majority, which will launch nationwide later this quarter, will use networks of immigrants to sell a mobile phone-based account that features unlimited remittances and international calling services.
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Tariffs are forcing China to pay attention to U.S. concerns, according to a copy of a speech to be given by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Thursday.
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Potential US-China trade deal boosts stock market

New York Post - 10 Oct 2019 04:07
Potential US-China trade dealStocks rose Wednesday on hopes of a partial trade deal between the US and China -- despite tensions bubbling over to such a degree that the National Basketball Association has become persona non grata... in the world's most populous nation. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 180 points as the Chinese trade delegation arrived in...
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5 Powerful Sales Lessons FromEven if you have been happily married for forty years, you can learn a lot from pickup artists about how to move people to action
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PayPal, which has dominated the payment business in the US and Canada for a good part of two decades, is now looking to tap NRIs.
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Trade War Spins Out Of Control

Forbes - 9 Oct 2019 02:07
Trade War Spins Out Of ControlWashington is upping the trade war game with Beijing--it won't work.
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Late To The E-Commerce Party:They join a pretty long list of retailers, from Walmart to Pier 1 to TJMaxx, that were slow to fully embrace online shopping.
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Council on Foreign RelationsThe Council on Foreign Relations is facing a storm of criticism after recently accepting a $12 million donation from Ukrainian-born oligarch Len Blavatnik, The Post has learned. In a tersely worded... letter, a group of 56 high-profile policy wonks pleaded with the posh think tank's brass to give back the cash from Blavatnik, branding the...
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Relocating to Vancouver took us from near zero revenue and a handful of staff to a projected run rate of $55 million with 400-plus employees.
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Barneys Finds a Potential Buyer in Bankruptcy Court

Wall Street Journal - 4 Oct 2019 04:40
Barneys Finds a PotentialA group of fashion executives is preparing a roughly $220 million bid to take control of Barneys New York, according to people familiar with the situation, as the bankrupt retailer seeks to avoid a... liquidation.
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Former Tinder CEO sues sexual-battery accusers

New York Post - 4 Oct 2019 03:35
Former Tinder CEO suesEx-Tinder Chief Executive Greg Blatt is punching back at two former execs at the hookup app who accused him of sexual harassment and sexual assault at a 2016 Christmas party. On Thursday, Blatt filed... a defamation suit against his accuser, Rosette Pambakian, and against Tinder's co-founder and former CEO Sean Rad, alleging that the sexual-battery...
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Office-sharing venture WeWork is burning through cash, has tens of billions in outstanding leases and debt investors who are worried.
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The State Department watchdogLeah Millis/Reuters The State Department's internal watchdog requested a Wednesday briefing with a bipartisan group of committees in both the House and the Senate. The purpose is "to discuss and... provide staff with copies of documents related to the State Department and Ukraine," according to a letter obtained by The Washington Post. The State Department Inspector General Steve Linick invited Democratic and Republican congressional committee staffers to inform them about documents on Ukraine it had obtained from the department's Office of the Legal Adviser. Details of the briefing, reported by ABC News, remain unknown — and there was some confusion among congressional staffers as to what the documents would ultimately show. "It could be anything," one Capitol Hill aide told CBS News....
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Global shares fell to one-month lows on Wednesday after U.S. manufacturing activity tumbled to more than a decade low, sparking worries that the fallout from the U.S.-China trade war is spreading to... the U.S. economy.
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Johnson & Johnson said on Tuesday it will pay $20.4 million to settle claims by two Ohio counties, allowing the U.S. healthcare giant to avoid an upcoming federal trial seeking to hold the industry... responsible for the nation's opioid epidemic.
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Mega-producer Joel SilverFilm producer Joel Silver has listed his Mexican contemporary-inspired estate in Brentwood for sale at $77.5 million.
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A Gamble to Reshape the Global Airline Industry

Wall Street Journal - 1 Oct 2019 11:32
Do airlines actually benefit from global alliances like SkyTeam and Oneworld? Delta just bet $2.3 billion they don't.
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Mega mall owners mullA pair of shopping-mall giants is weighing whether to invest in bankrupt teen retailer Forever 21, sources told The Post. The fast-fashion pioneer, which filed for bankruptcy protection on Sunday... morning, had recently tried to cut a deal in which its two largest landlords, Brookfield Property and Simon Property, would take an ownership stake in...
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LHC Capital, the only significant external investor in suspended ASX tech darling iSignthis, has backed its business model and taken a shot at regulators.
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WiseTech critic defiant on claims against $10bn tech giant

Sydney Morning Herald - 20 Oct 2019 15:00
Short-selling hedge fund J Capital Research remains defiant about its claims that WiseTech has overstated its earnings despite a detailed rebuttal by analysts
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