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Real Estate Crisis Is at the Heart of China’s Economic Troubles

Real Estate Crisis Is at the Heart of China’s Economic Troubles

For decades, buying property was considered a safe investment in China. Now, instead of building a foundation of wealth for …

Walmart Reports Rise in Sales

Walmart Reports Rise in Sales

As prices on many goods have increased in recent months, even the most sophisticated retailers like Walmart have struggled to …

Biden Signs Climate, Health Bill Into Law as Other Economic Goals Remain

Biden Signs Climate, Health Bill Into Law as Other Economic Goals Remain

WASHINGTON — President Biden signed into law a landmark tax, health and energy bill on Tuesday that takes significant steps …

Los jefes de Silicon Valley van de salida

Los jefes de Silicon Valley van de salida

En su anuncio, Silbermann dijo que dirigir Pinterest había sido “el regalo de su vida”. Gebbia, que se convertirá en …

Prosecutors Struggle to Catch Up to a Tidal Wave of Pandemic Fraud

Prosecutors Struggle to Catch Up to a Tidal Wave of Pandemic Fraud

In the midst of the pandemic the government gave unemployment benefits to the incarcerated, the imaginary and the dead. It …

Moscow Opens Bond Trades to Foreigners From ‘Not Hostile’ Countries

Moscow Opens Bond Trades to Foreigners From ‘Not Hostile’ Countries

Russia has taken another step to ease restrictions that it adopted to protect its economy and financial markets from sanctions …

Saudi Aramco’s Profit Jumps 90 Percent on High Oil Prices

Saudi Aramco’s Profit Jumps 90 Percent on High Oil Prices

Saudi Aramco, the giant oil producer, said on Sunday that its second-quarter profit jumped 90 percent over the same period …

Falling Oil Prices Defy Predictions. But What About the Next Chapter?

Falling Oil Prices Defy Predictions. But What About the Next Chapter?

When oil prices fall, many costs for industry and agriculture, including chemicals and fertilizer, generally follow. And shipping becomes more …

Wall Street Journal Business

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Consumers Boosted Spending in August

Consumers Boosted Spending in August

U.S. consumers are digging deeper into their wallets to cover rising costs of essentials such as rent and utilities as …

Nikola Tries to Ignite Market for Its Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Trucks

Nikola Tries to Ignite Market for Its Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Trucks

As Nikola founder stands trial on securities-fraud charges, a revamped management team is pushing to make the company the first …

FTC Probes Market Power of One of Country’s Biggest Anesthesia Providers

FTC Probes Market Power of One of Country’s Biggest Anesthesia Providers

WASHINGTON—The Federal Trade Commission is investigating one of the country’s largest anesthesiology providers, U.S. Anesthesia Partners, over whether it has …

Fast Food Chains Raise Millions to Oppose California Wage Law

Fast Food Chains Raise Millions to Oppose California Wage Law

McDonald’s Starbucks Chipotle Mexican Grill and other big restaurant chains are joining to spend millions of dollars to try to …

Micron’s Cut Makes the Cut

Micron’s Cut Makes the Cut

Sept. 30, 2022 7:30 am ET Listen to article (3 minutes) Micron Technology Inc.’s latest results contained a strange bit …

The Next Big Battle Between Google and Apple Is for the Soul of Your Car

The Next Big Battle Between Google and Apple Is for the Soul of Your Car

A few years from now, in addition to deciding your next vehicle’s make and model, you may have another tough …

Intel Drives Forward with IPO Plans for Mobileye Self-Driving Car Unit

Intel Drives Forward with IPO Plans for Mobileye Self-Driving Car Unit

Intel Corp. is pressing ahead with its plans to publicly list shares in its Mobileye self-driving-car unit, giving a boost …

Exxon CEO Warns Biden Administration Against Limiting Fuel Exports

Exxon CEO Warns Biden Administration Against Limiting Fuel Exports

Exxon Mobil Corp. is pushing back against reductions of U.S. fuel exports urged by the Biden administration in August, arguing …

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A woman is suing Hertz after being accused of stealing a rental car she’d paid for and getting arrested 4 times over the incident, lawsuit says

A woman is suing Hertz after being accused of stealing a rental car she’d paid for and getting arrested 4 times over the incident, lawsuit says

Hertz is facing dozens of claims in a lawsuit over wrongful arrests. A Hertz customer was arrested after being accused …

This ‘magic’ mushroom dispensary in Florida is selling psychedelics and testing legal boundaries

This ‘magic’ mushroom dispensary in Florida is selling psychedelics and testing legal boundaries

Carlos Hermida has started to sell mushrooms after building up his hemp dispensary over four years. A hemp dispensary in …

An organization linked to Stacey Abrams lost a lawsuit to increase voter turnout after a judge found no evidence Georgia’s voting systems are racially discriminatory

An organization linked to Stacey Abrams lost a lawsuit to increase voter turnout after a judge found no evidence Georgia’s voting systems are racially discriminatory

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams speaks to the media during a press conference, May 24, 2022 A judge ruled against …

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin criticizes Putin’s ‘nuclear saber-rattling’ but says he doesn’t ‘see anything right now’ indicating the Russian leader will use nuclear weapons

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin criticizes Putin’s ‘nuclear saber-rattling’ but says he doesn’t ‘see anything right now’ indicating the Russian leader will use nuclear weapons

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin. Lloyd Austin an interview with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria criticized Putin’s “nuclear saber-rattling.” Austin said …

Trump once told his biracial ex-girlfriend that her intelligence came ‘from her dad, the white side,’ book claims

Trump once told his biracial ex-girlfriend that her intelligence came ‘from her dad, the white side,’ book claims

Kara Young and Donald Trump attend the New York Magazine 30th anniversary party April 2,1998 in New York City. Trump …

The Supreme Court could keep moving the country to the right in a new term featuring major cases on affirmative action, voting rights, and free speech

The Supreme Court could keep moving the country to the right in a new term featuring major cases on affirmative action, voting rights, and free speech

Protesters fill the street in front of the Supreme Court after the court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade in …

China and India abstained on a vote to condemn Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s land just weeks after Putin acknowledged their concerns about the war

China and India abstained on a vote to condemn Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s land just weeks after Putin acknowledged their concerns about the war

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L), Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (C) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (R). China and India, …

Cuban government asks US for aid in rare request following Hurricane Ian damage despite chilly relationship between the two nations, per WSJ

Cuban government asks US for aid in rare request following Hurricane Ian damage despite chilly relationship between the two nations, per WSJ

Workers move in a dump truck in a street flooded by sea water that breaks on the Malecon, in the …

Harvard Business Review

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Coming Soon: Season 4

Coming Soon: Season 4

September 26, 2022 Coaching Real Leaders returns October 3 for another season of real-life coaching sessions, where host and longtime …

Keeping Up with Customers’ Increasingly Dynamic Needs

Keeping Up with Customers’ Increasingly Dynamic Needs

A mere 20 years ago, a song typically stayed on the Billboard Top 100 charts for 20 weeks. Right now, …

When Hiring, Prioritize Assignments Over Interviews

When Hiring, Prioritize Assignments Over Interviews

As a hiring manager, you want to bring on the “best” person for a job (whatever that means for the …

7 Lessons on Dynamic Pricing (Courtesy of Bruce Springsteen)

7 Lessons on Dynamic Pricing (Courtesy of Bruce Springsteen)

Some fans were outraged when man-of-the-people Bruce Springsteen charged more than $5,000 per seat for his upcoming concert. The high …

Transforming a Family Business in Turbulent Times

Transforming a Family Business in Turbulent Times

We have entered a new era that’s presenting unprecedented challenges, as well as significant opportunities, for family enterprises. Some of …

How to Intervene When You Witness a Microaggression

How to Intervene When You Witness a Microaggression

Microaggressions — those brief, commonplace behaviors or comments that often unintentionally exclude or demean the target — have become a …

Setting Career Goals When You Feel Overwhelmed

Setting Career Goals When You Feel Overwhelmed

To set goals that make sense and motivate ourselves and others in such strange and often discouraging times, we need …

Visualizing the Rise of Global Economic Uncertainty

Visualizing the Rise of Global Economic Uncertainty

Researchers have documented a rise in economic uncertainty in recent years, using text-based measures that track descriptions of economic conditions …

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This week in Bidenomics: The bear-market president

This week in Bidenomics: The bear-market president

President Biden talks a lot about inflation. He typically takes two tacks. One, he acknowledges it’s a serious problem for …

Nike stock plunges as investors trip over all that inventory

Nike stock plunges as investors trip over all that inventory

Nike’s stock plunged around 10% in pre-market trading on Friday following the sneaker giant’s latest earnings. The company’s ticker page …

Wall Street hit with $1.8 billion in fines over staffers texting on personal devices

Wall Street hit with $1.8 billion in fines over staffers texting on personal devices

Bankers texting away on their personal phones are costing the biggest banks on Wall Street a chunk of money. On …

‘Don’t try to be a hero’: The stock market will — eventually — roar back, history shows

‘Don’t try to be a hero’: The stock market will — eventually — roar back, history shows

On the bright side of what has increasingly been a terrible year for stocks is that over time, history is …

Stock market news live updates: Stocks plunge after relief rally falters

Stock market news live updates: Stocks plunge after relief rally falters

U.S. stocks cascaded Thursday as recession jitters returned to Wall Street after a fleeting relief bounce in the previous session …

Netflix stock surges on double upgrade as Wall Street cheers on ad tier

Netflix stock surges on double upgrade as Wall Street cheers on ad tier

Netflix (NFLX) shares soared on Wednesday after Atlantic Equities upgraded the stock from Neutral to Overweight, citing upside potential in …

Apple’s falling iPhone demand isn’t as bad as it sounds

Apple’s falling iPhone demand isn’t as bad as it sounds

Apple (AAPL) is pulling away from iPhone 14 production, retreating from plans to increase manufacturing by 6 million units, according …

Stocks trending after hours: Tesla, Starbucks and Vail Resorts

Stocks trending after hours: Tesla, Starbucks and Vail Resorts

Starbucks (SBUX): The coffee giant increased its quarterly dividend to 53 cents per share from 49 cents, effective November 25, …

Inc

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How author and TED talk superstar Susan Cain overcame her fear of public speaking

How author and TED talk superstar Susan Cain overcame her fear of public speaking

Author Susan Cain, a self-described introvert, accepted an invitation to do what she feared — give a TED talk. Although …

A Silicon Valley Veteran on the Future of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

A Silicon Valley Veteran on the Future of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

We’ve seen enormous change in the world since the turn of the century. As technology continues to evolve, we’ve gone …

Do You Have an Execution or Empathy Culture? Your Answer Matters

Do You Have an Execution or Empathy Culture? Your Answer Matters

Building a strong company culture has become a priority for leaders as they try to attract and retain top talent. …

With the IPO Freeze, Dying SPACs Won’t Be Coming Back

With the IPO Freeze, Dying SPACs Won’t Be Coming Back

If your business got off the ground in the last decade, 2022 may be the first year you’ve experienced a …

Digital People Will Populate the Metaverse. Here’s How They Could Help Your Company

Digital People Will Populate the Metaverse. Here’s How They Could Help Your Company

It might seem like something out of a sci-fi novel, but it’s real. Advancements in artificial intelligence have led to …

Amazon Announced a Second Prime Day Event–and It Could Be a Big Opportunity for Small Businesses

Amazon Announced a Second Prime Day Event–and It Could Be a Big Opportunity for Small Businesses

Amazon is officially hosting a second Prime Day sale event.  The Seattle-based retail giant announced today that its Prime Early …

Having Trouble Filling Skilled Roles? Consider an Apprenticeship Program

Having Trouble Filling Skilled Roles? Consider an Apprenticeship Program

More and more companies are turning to apprenticeships as a solution to their hiring woes. The number of apprentices at U.S. …

Facebook’s 30-Day List Was Recently Extended to Strong Performers. That Could Devastate Employee Morale, Even for People Who Get ‘Rehired’

Facebook’s 30-Day List Was Recently Extended to Strong Performers. That Could Devastate Employee Morale, Even for People Who Get ‘Rehired’

Sales were down, and forecasts showed we didn’t have enough work to keep production employees busy.  “I have a great …