Category: Economics & Business

26Aug
Economics & BusinessFeatured

4 Tips From a 26-Year-Old Who Built a $10 Million Consulting Business

Unlike many entrepreneurs, Sam Ovens figured out very early on that the nine-to-five wasn’t his destined path in life. He wanted more, so after just three months working his first post-college job, he...

26Aug
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New poll shows we’re ‘starting to hear the faint rumblings of a Hillary Clinton landslide’

A poll from Quinnipiac Universityreleased on Thursday gave Hillary Clinton a massive advantage over her Republican counterpart, Donald Trump, just 75 days before November’s election. The poll...

23Aug
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This self-driving bus could radically change public transportation

Mercedes-Benz wants to completely change your bus-riding experience. In July, the auto company unveiled its vision for the aptly named Future Bus — a semiautonomous bus that successfully completed a...

19Aug
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This Is Why You Need to Talk Money With Your Employees

Compensation is sometimes a taboo topic between employers and employees. It’s one of the main motivations for employees at work, yet nobody talks about it. But keeping conversations on pay closed has...

19Aug
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Billionaire investor Howard Marks just went after Donald Trump’s economic policies

Howard Marks, the billionaire cofounder of Oaktree Capital Management, thinks Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is delusional. In his latest memo, dubbed “Political Reality,” Marks...

17Aug
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Uber is taking legal action against London’s transport regulator over tough new laws

Uber is taking legal action against Transport for London (TfL), the organisation that regulates public transport in the British capital, because of new laws set to be introduced that could hurt the...

15Aug
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4 Reasons You Should Start a Firm Instead of Launching a Startup

Should your next startup be a firm? In conversational usage, the terms are synonyms, so the question might seem odd. Economically speaking, a firm is a for-profit entity detached from market solutions of...

15Aug
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What Should Entrepreneurs Pay Themselves? Start Here.

Jacques Spitzer was having a great run. He’s the founder of Raindrop Marketing, based in San Diego, which scored triple-digit growth in each of the past four years. And yet, the success worried him. The...

15Aug
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This billionaire CEO cares about his employees more than investors, and the company’s stock is up 457% since 2008

Shigenobu Nagamori, Nidec Corp.’s billionaire CEO, has something to confess. The 71-year-old CEO thinks his employees are more important than investors, according to an interview with...

13Aug
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Mexico’s presidential family is involved in more controversial property dealings — and his approval rating has plummeted

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s family has again come under scrutiny for its property dealings, this time for the first lady’s use of a luxury property in Florida owned by a company...