Oct 28, 2019

Business hiring falls to 7-year low in US: survey by Zack Budryk


        A survey of U.S. companies by the National Association for Business Economics (NABE) found hiring has fallen sharply in recent months, according to an NABE summary of the survey.The survey found only 20 percent of economists surveyed by the NABE said their firms have made additional hires in the last three months, compared to one in three in July.“The U.S. economy appears to be s...

Sep 26, 2019

We want China to ‘wake up’ and open its economy even more, says European business group by Yen Nee Lee


        China’s efforts to open up its economy have not been enough to improve foreign companies’ access into the domestic market, according to a paper released on Tuesday by the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.One major hurdle that foreign firms operating in China face is the presence of Chinese state-owned enterprises, the paper said. Those firms, also known as SOEs, receiv...

Sep 12, 2019

Google’s ad business will be scrutinized like never before in antitrust investigation by Megan Graham


        The state attorneys general investigating Google want to take a much deeper look into the tech giant’s advertising practices.Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton — who is leading the new antitrust probe by state attorneys general from 48 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico — said the investigation will focus on Google’s advertising business, “but the facts will lead whe...

Sep 06, 2019

What Child Care Costs and How to Save by Susannah Snider


        FOR MANY FAMILIES, THE cost of day care and other child care services swallows up entire paychecks, blows up budgets and makes it difficult to save for other financial goals.Are You Too Broke to Be a Parent?These days, child care costs frequently outpace mortgage and food bills, according to a 2018 report from Child Care Aware of America. In fact, the cost of child care for two c...

Sep 05, 2019

Parents of students face hard lessons in finance by Lindsay Cook


       Passing the exams is often the easy part — budgeting at university can prove a much bigger challenge.University students and their parents understand the headline figures well enough — tuition fees of £9,250 for most universities. However, the financial help available to students to meet their living costs is confusing; it depends on how much students’ parents earn, where they are goin...

Sep 04, 2019

5 Signs It's Time to Switch Your Business Bank by Eyal Lifshitz


        Budding FriendshipsAnand Mahindra & Elon Musk are now bffs. The business magnates recently had an interesting interaction on Twitter about generating job opportunities on Mars. Self-driving WorldForget self-driving cars, Amazon moves towards self-driving toys. The e-commerce giant has announced an autonomous toy car which can be programmed to drive itself via a technique...

Sep 03, 2019

6 futuristic jobs that will soon exist in the financial industry by Andrea Hak


        It used to be that a job in finance would set you up for life. Steady, reliable, dependable, calculators and sweater vests. These things come to mind when you think of a career in finance.Just like in other industries, AI and machine learning are entering the scene and causing great disruption in what used to be one of the most stable career choices. In the US, one report found t...

Aug 26, 2019

I'm 24 and I let a financial planner see my spending habits. It was terrifying, at first by Morgan Hines


        When my brother and I were little, we separated any money we made into two Skippy peanut butter jars for savings and spendings. The system worked, for a while.At 24, after graduating from a master's program, I wish things were that simple. I'm struggling to figure out how to spend responsibly while juggling more financial obligations.That's kind of an understatement, actually. Ev...

Aug 21, 2019

Finance Needs People Who Work Well With Robots by Siobhan Wagner and Shelly Hagan


      Today, it’s not just humans competing for work in banking. Machines are becoming a threat to warm-blooded number crunchers worldwide. Indeed, almost one-third of financial-services jobs could be displaced by automation by the mid-2030s, according to a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP last year.SR2019_Machine-learning_cover-CMSThis story appears in the AI & Machine Learning specia...

Aug 20, 2019

Is Apple iPhoning the Finance Industry? by Nicholas Rossolillo


        Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is no stranger to redefining a product by packaging it in a new, sleek, and shiny design. The iPhone and the iPod before it were not the first in their respective consumer electronics categories. However, both devices pushed the limits of what was possible from a smartphone and music player, and their popularity has made Apple into arguably the most successful...




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