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.
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The company will also restate financials for the first half of 2018 to correct how it classified cash flow activities tied to commercial mortgage warehouse lending.
American Banker. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 14:21:36 GMT.
Department store chain Macy's Inc raised its annual earnings forecast on Wednesday, signaling a strong holiday shopping season ahead, as it benefits from a growing online business and a revamped loyalty program.
Reuters. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:33:34 -0500.
Aimee Spencer, 27, died after falling from a window in the flat of Daniel Lewis, 30, in Brighton in 2016. The case led police to discover his drug-dealing business but he was spared jail two weeks ago.
Daily Mail. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 12:44:30 +0000.
A former Chief Information Officer with eHealth acknowledges that last year he received an all-expenses-paid trip to Charlotte, North Carolina where he and two other eHealth employees attended the PGA Championship.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 07:00:00 EST.
HELSINKI (AP) - Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk is warning that trade tensions between the United States and China could weigh on business. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 06:44:17 -0500.
Barclays is taking its long-running association with the Premier League into extra-time by finalising a £31.5m deal that will reinforce the enduring commercial appeal of English football's top flight.
Sky News. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 11:18:00 +0000.
Ms. Sinema began her political career as an antiwar activist and then transformed into a pro-business conservative Democrat who often voted alongside Republicans.
Simon Romero. New York Times. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 05:25:38 GMT.
With U.S. sanctions cutting into Iran's oil exports and global trade, Iranian businesses have been looking to expand their presence in a traditional market -- Iraq.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 05:08:04 +0000.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Leaders of startups from Purdue University and the University of Notre Dame are expected to participate in a business pitch competition. ...
Washington Times. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 18:43:37 -0500.
Asean must aim to boost intra-regional trade to open up more opportunities for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the light of growing investments in the area, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said yesterday.
Straits Times. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 05:00:00 +0800.