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Global Growth To Be 'Disappointing And Patchy' In 2016: IMF Chief

Frankfurt (AFP) – Global economic growth will be “disappointing and patchy” in 2016, the head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, wrote in an article published in the German business daily Handelsblatt on Wednesday.
Rising interest rates in the United States,...
Global Growth To Be 'Disappointing And Patchy' In 2016: IMF Chief

Volkswagen To 'Rotate Staff' To Improve Oversight

Berlin (AFP) – German car giant Volkswagen, scrambling to contain a massive pollution test cheating scandal, said Sunday it would begin rotating staff to keep better tabs on its operations.
Employees in key roles will switch jobs more often than is currently the case, VW supervisory board...
Volkswagen To 'Rotate Staff' To Improve Oversight

US Stocks End Volatile Week Sharply Lower; Dow -2.1%

New York, Dec 18, 2015 (AFP) – The Dow dropped more than two percent Friday as US stocks finished a volatile week sharply lower due in part to worries about falling oil prices.
Shortly after the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was at 17.126.92, down 368.92 points (2.11...
US Stocks End Volatile Week Sharply Lower; Dow -2.1%

Tax Returns - When Do They Need To See Tax Returns?

A borrower is considered self-employed when they own 25% or more interest in a business.  This is when the taxes would be required to calculate the borrower’s income.
When 25% or more of the income is from other than base salary.  Examples of this are if the borrower’s income comes 25% or more f...
Tax Returns - When Do They Need To See Tax Returns?

US Equities Rise As World Stocks Rally On Fed Move

New York, Dec 17, 2015 (AFP) – Wall Street stocks opened modestly higher Thursday as global equity markets rallied following the US Federal Reserve’s historic decision to lift interest rates for the first time in nine years.
Five minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average...
US Equities Rise As World Stocks Rally On Fed Move

Learning From The Past - The Stock Market Crashes

It was a boom time for the STOCKHOLDER.STOCK PRICES soared to record levels. Millionaires were made overnight. Sound like the stock market of the 1990s? Try the New York Stock Exchange on the eve of the GREAT CRASH in 1929.
Although the 1920s were marked by growth in stock values, the last four...
Learning From The Past - The Stock Market Crashes

What Is Money And Where Does Money Come From?

Money is used on a daily basis for economic transactions. But what is money and where does money come from? Those are two very simple questions yet most people do not know the answers.
Money facilitates economic transactions as it allows people to use a common accepted form of perceived value to...
What Is Money And Where Does Money Come From?

Is The Economy Of China More Free And Capitalist Than That Of US?

There is a big misconception in the United States and around the world that the Economy of the United States is free market capitalist. To believe that the United States has a free market economy is utterly naive and ignorant of economic facts. The interest rates are not a result of demand,...
Is The Economy Of China More Free And Capitalist Than That Of US?

Top 8 Tips For Successful Job Search Networking

Many job seekers are apprehensive about job networking. It’s understandable. After all, you have to ask other people, sometimes even complete strangers, to help you find employment. Some of us would rather have a trip to the dentist.
As a result, majority of people looking for work prefer to do i...
Top 8 Tips For Successful Job Search Networking

Finding the Best Rate for Your Business Loan

Business loan rates can vary from lender to lender. They are dependent on several variables from the term of the loan to your credit score. Depending on how much of a risk your lender thinks you are, one lender’s rate quote can be higher than someone else’s quote. If you’re trying to get the best...
Finding the Best Rate for Your Business Loan

Over 60% Of Small Businesses Fail Due To A Lack Of Planning

Over 60% of small businesses fail due to a lack of planning and execution of a business plan. When businesses are so small it is rare to have an HR manager, because of that training and follow-up is non-existent. Who would be accountable and how could management implement a training routine to...
Over 60% Of Small Businesses Fail Due To A Lack Of Planning