Businesses provide the means by which goods and services are exchanged
and the basis for the economy on a local, national, and global
scale. They may provide consumer products, consumer services,
durable goods such as refrigerators and televisions, capital goods such
as machinery and commercial vehicles, raw materials such as wheat and
corn, semi-finished goods such as computer components, finished goods
such as cars and trucks, or business services such as insurance and
banking. Business has always been strongly influenced by the
economic climate and world events. In turn, the health of the
business sector greatly influences the economy.
Browse the headlines below to find relevant and up-to-date business news
from around the globe.
Lawyers are scheduled Tuesday to argue at the Arizona Supreme Court over the constitutionality of Phoenix's anti-discrimination ordinance that bars businesses from refusing service to same-sex couples for religion reasons.
Fox News. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:04:50 GMT.
CEO of Cigna says small businesses struggling with rising coverage costs must redefine expectations so employees know it isn't just about paying for sick care
ABC News. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:51:50 -0500.
In a now famous essay, Y Combinator co-founder Paul Graham argues for dividing between maker and manager time. Productive entrepreneurs use the former to attend to business and the latter for deep work, like writing or coding. ...
By Bryan Collins, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:40:00 -0500.
Package delivery company DHL [DHL.UL] will shutter its Chilean e-commerce division in April, plagued by weak results in one of Latin America's most stable and prosperous economies, Chile's Diario Financiero newspaper reported.
Reuters. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:30:52 -0500.
Long Island businessman and father-of-two Wayne Alcus, 49, has been charged with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of his estranged wife, 55-year-old Patricia Alcus.
Daily Mail. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:26:11 GMT.
Internet video stream cord-cutting services started as cheap alternatives to cable television, but now they are duplicating cable's business models with similar costs.
ZDNet. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:23:00 +0000.
A spike in charge-offs in the third quarter stoked concerns about commercial real estate exposure. Shares in the Arkansas company rose after it reported its fourth-quarter results.
American Banker. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:40:02 GMT.
Software Industry benefits from continued enterprise investment in Big Data and analytics, and the ongoing adoption of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:18:00 GMT.
Two commercial ships operating under the Tanzanian flag caught fire in the Kerch Strait off the coast of Crimea. At least 10 crew members were killed and 10 others were missing a day after the January 21 incident. ...
Radio Liberty. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:02:00 +0000.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2019 -- Hamilton Pacific Chamberlain (HPC), a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), located in Waldorf, MD, has recently completed multiple federal contracts valued at over $1 million. ...
PR Newswire. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:11:00 +0000.