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$150 World Cup Jerseys Made by Workers Getting $2.27 a Day

$150 World Cup Jerseys Made by Workers Getting $2.27 a Day

As the World Cup in Qatar kicked off last week, millions of fans pulled on jerseys costing $90 to $150 …

Robert D. Kern, Developer of Emergency Generators, Dies at 96

Robert D. Kern, Developer of Emergency Generators, Dies at 96

Robert D. Kern, a mechanical engineer who in the mid-1950s started a company in a garage making portable backup power …

A New Source of Economic Anxiety in Britain: Soaring Mortgage Rates

A New Source of Economic Anxiety in Britain: Soaring Mortgage Rates

In June 2021, Monique Foulger reached a major milestone: At 30 years old, she bought her first home, a modest …

Electric Vehicles Start to Enter the Car-Buying Mainstream

Electric Vehicles Start to Enter the Car-Buying Mainstream

Buyers of battery-powered cars are concerned about climate change, but lower costs are also a powerful attraction, according to more …

Keurig Dr Pepper Invests $50 Million in Athletic Nonalcoholic Brewer

Keurig Dr Pepper Invests $50 Million in Athletic Nonalcoholic Brewer

Keurig Dr Pepper has invested $50 million in Athletic Brewing Company, the nonalcoholic beer maker, as part of a $75 …

Accommodation Is Not a Shield From Criticism

Accommodation Is Not a Shield From Criticism

Try to develop an understanding of how to talk about these issues with your employee, openly but fairly. And are …

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 …

Wall Street Journal Business

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Ad Firms Predict Slower Advertising Growth for 2023

Ad Firms Predict Slower Advertising Growth for 2023

Major advertising forecasting firms say global advertising growth in 2023 will be slower than previously predicted.  Media owners’ ad revenue …

Apple Makes Plans to Move Production Out of China

Apple Makes Plans to Move Production Out of China

In recent weeks, Apple Inc. has accelerated plans to shift some of its production outside China, long the dominant country …

Home Buyers Could Soon Get $1 Million Mortgage With 3% Down Payment

Home Buyers Could Soon Get $1 Million Mortgage With 3% Down Payment

To qualify for a $1 million mortgage, Americans typically have to make a down payment of at least 20% of …

Some Retailers Are Learning to Love Bulked-Up Inventories

Some Retailers Are Learning to Love Bulked-Up Inventories

While many retailers are discounting, canceling orders and otherwise scrambling to get rid of a glut of goods filling their …

Baby Gear Rental Startup Loop Hires Former Glossier Marketing Chief as CEO

Baby Gear Rental Startup Loop Hires Former Glossier Marketing Chief as CEO

Loop Co., a baby equipment rental company, has hired former Glossier Inc. chief marketing officer Ali Weiss to be its chief …

Jiang Zemin, Who Steered China Into New Era, Dies at 96

Jiang Zemin, Who Steered China Into New Era, Dies at 96

BEIJING—Jiang Zemin, the former Chinese leader who came to power after the quelling of the Tiananmen Square democracy protests and …

When Layoffs Happen at Tech Companies, This Position Is the First to Go

When Layoffs Happen at Tech Companies, This Position Is the First to Go

Nov. 29, 2022 10:00 am ET Listen to article (2 minutes) Companies couldn’t hire enough recruiters to help fill all …

BlockFi Affirms Efforts to Return Customer Funds

BlockFi Affirms Efforts to Return Customer Funds

BlockFi Inc. told a U.S. bankruptcy court on Tuesday it was blindsided by cryptocurrency exchange FTX’s rapid demise and would work to repay creditors …

Business Insider

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How to make quarterly tax payments if you’re a freelancer or business owner

How to make quarterly tax payments if you’re a freelancer or business owner

You can also skip estimated taxes and pay what you owe on Tax Day if the amount you owe is …

Earnings from high-yield savings accounts or CDs are subject to income tax. Here’s how that works

Earnings from high-yield savings accounts or CDs are subject to income tax. Here’s how that works

High-yield savings accounts are a great tool to help you earn more on your money — but they don’t avoid …

China’s COVID policy is top of mind for investors as unrest rattled markets last week. Here are 5 things they’re watching as Beijing signals willingness to loosen some restrictions.

China’s COVID policy is top of mind for investors as unrest rattled markets last week. Here are 5 things they’re watching as Beijing signals willingness to loosen some restrictions.

Protesters march in Beijing. Chinese cities have loosened COVID restrictions in the wake of mass protests, lifting Chinese stocks.  But …

A Russian pilot was detained by civilians in occupied Kherson. A Ukrainian city councilman released him — and now faces charges of treason.

A Russian pilot was detained by civilians in occupied Kherson. A Ukrainian city councilman released him — and now faces charges of treason.

Ukrainian servicemen inspect destroyed equipment left behind by the Russian Army near the Ukrainian border with Russia, on November 5, …

McCarthy says ultra-conservative GOP holdouts are ‘squandering this majority’ by opposing his bid for House Speaker

McCarthy says ultra-conservative GOP holdouts are ‘squandering this majority’ by opposing his bid for House Speaker

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California. California Rep. Kevin McCarthy is the Republican nominee for the next Speaker of …

Dr Pepper forced to give $100K prize to BOTH contestants after boos erupt following odd tie-breaker at SEC championship halftime contest

Dr Pepper forced to give $100K prize to BOTH contestants after boos erupt following odd tie-breaker at SEC championship halftime contest

Dr Pepper drew scorn for its handling of a college tuition giveaway during halftime of the SEC championship game.  The …

A financial planner says nothing is more important than cash during a recession. Here are 6 ways to preserve it.

A financial planner says nothing is more important than cash during a recession. Here are 6 ways to preserve it.

Financial planner Jovan Johnson. During a recession, nothing is more valuable than cash that’s readily available. I recommend saving for …

Chris Christie’s niece bit and kicked deputies trying to escort her off a Spirit Airlines flight after she asked passengers who she thought were Latino if they were ‘smuggling cocaine,’ report says

Chris Christie’s niece bit and kicked deputies trying to escort her off a Spirit Airlines flight after she asked passengers who she thought were Latino if they were ‘smuggling cocaine,’ report says

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Shannon Epstein, the niece of former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, was arrested on …

Harvard Business Review

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5 Ways to Acquire New Skills Without Going Back to School

5 Ways to Acquire New Skills Without Going Back to School

Whether you want to change jobs or prepare for the next-level role, the most important thing to know about upskilling …

When Someone Asks Your Opinion, Give It

When Someone Asks Your Opinion, Give It

Whether your colleague is asking for input on a joint decision or a friend is simply curious about what kind …

When Leaders Struggle with Collaboration

When Leaders Struggle with Collaboration

A client of Luis’s, let’s call him Charlie, a senior executive reporting directly to the CEO, was recently given feedback …

Research: Men Speak More Abstractly Than Women

Research: Men Speak More Abstractly Than Women

“Character is on the ballot this time around. The American character is on the ballot. Not what Donald Trump is …

To Retain Your Best Employees, Invest in Your Best Managers

To Retain Your Best Employees, Invest in Your Best Managers

You may recall the iconic 2013 Gallup study that found that people don’t leave companies, they leave managers. While that …

Which Connections Really Help You Find a Job?

Which Connections Really Help You Find a Job?

Experiments involving 20 million people generated a surprising finding: moderately weak connects — and not strong connections — are the …

A Better Way to Match Supply and Demand in the Retail Supply Chain

A Better Way to Match Supply and Demand in the Retail Supply Chain

The wild gyrations in the supply chain are wreaking havoc on retailers and their suppliers. One contributing factor is suppliers’ …

FTX and the Problem of Unchecked Founder Power

FTX and the Problem of Unchecked Founder Power

Startup founders typically face a fundamental tradeoff: They can grow the company, increasing its value and the value of their …

Yahoo Finance

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Why this Wall Street bear says it’s time to sell stocks again

Why this Wall Street bear says it’s time to sell stocks again

One of the market’s biggest skeptics is going back to his old ways. Morgan Stanley strategist Mike Wilson cautioned that …

Stock market news live updates: Stock futures fall ahead of more economic data

Stock market news live updates: Stock futures fall ahead of more economic data

U.S. stocks sunk Monday ahead of another wave of economic data out this week. The S&P 500 (^GSPC) moved lower …

Why some of our ‘best company’ picks didn’t stay that way

Why some of our ‘best company’ picks didn’t stay that way

Our Company of the Year isn’t necessarily the company of the decade. Costco (COST) is the 11th annual Yahoo Finance …

Countdown begins to Fed’s last meeting of 2022: What to know this week

Countdown begins to Fed’s last meeting of 2022: What to know this week

A parcel of economic data awaits Wall Street this week as investors inch closer to the Federal Reserve’s final rate-setting …

Stock market news live updates: Stocks slide after stronger-than-expected jobs report

Stock market news live updates: Stocks slide after stronger-than-expected jobs report

U.S. stocks sank Friday morning after stronger-than-expected jobs data had investors recalibrate expectations around when the Federal Reserve will pause …

Stock market news live updates: Stocks waver after lighter reading on Fed’s key inflation gauge

Stock market news live updates: Stocks waver after lighter reading on Fed’s key inflation gauge

U.S. stocks wobbled at Thursday’s open as December trading commenced, despite signs of easing inflation and signals of a slower …

Amazon stock: Here’s how bad one analyst thinks it could get

Amazon stock: Here’s how bad one analyst thinks it could get

The slide in Amazon stock may be just getting going as concerns mount on the outlook for the tech giant’s …

Stocks trending after hours: Salesforce, Okta, Snowflake and more

Stocks trending after hours: Salesforce, Okta, Snowflake and more

Salesforce (CRM): Salesforce co-CEO and vice chair Bret Taylor is stepping down as of January 31, 2023, the company announced …

Inc

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Want to Raise Successful Kids? Science Says Do These 5 Things, But Most Parents Don’t

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Science Says Do These 5 Things, But Most Parents Don’t

Kids. They say the darndest things, and they grow up too fast. My daughter is no exception, and for her …

4 Ways to Support Hispanic Small Business Owners

4 Ways to Support Hispanic Small Business Owners

We are one of five million Hispanic-owned businesses in America, which is one reason why each Hispanic Heritage Month, at …

This Founder Took on Google–You Can Too

This Founder Took on Google–You Can Too

I still remember how worried we were when my last company, Udemy, was a tiny education startup and Google announced …

How Businesses Can Help in the Fight Against Gun Violence

How Businesses Can Help in the Fight Against Gun Violence

New York’s Northwell Health is known for having a Purpose. And not just talking about, but activating it with the “Raise …

Time Is Money–Spend Less Remembering and More Learning

Time Is Money–Spend Less Remembering and More Learning

Wish you could learn faster? Whether you’re a new business owner developing skills, or trying to learn a new instrument, …

Aristotle’s 3 Approaches to Persuasion

Aristotle’s 3 Approaches to Persuasion

What does a man born in 384 BCE have to teach the modern writer? A lot. When I teach persuasive …

Behind the Brand with Maserati

Behind the Brand with Maserati

Challenger brands are a fascinating case study for me to explore because there is something uniquely intriguing about a brand …

How a Hit and Run Turned into a Hit Dessert

How a Hit and Run Turned into a Hit Dessert

Picture, If you will, the smoothest, creamiest, Filipino leche flan. Now imagine Southern-style ­banana pudding. The squish of vanil­la wafers. …