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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- MEDNAX 2016 Fourth Quarter Conference Call/Webcast Scheduled for Tuesday, February 7, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--$MD #MEDNAX--MEDNAX will host an investor conference call and webcast on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. ...
Business Wire. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:45:00 UTC.
- Hedge fund boss Ray Dalio says Trump will boost growth
Hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio says Trump is good for business, but worries about the populist tide.
BBC News. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:45:05 GMT.
- Heineken in talks to buy Kirin's Brazilian beer brewer
Heineken says it is in negotiations with Japanese group Kirin to buy its Brazilian beer business.
BBC News. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:08:41 GMT.
- First Half 2016 Commercial and Multifamily Construction Starts Reveal Increases For Many But Not All Metropolitan Areas
A ranking of the top U.S. metropolitan areas by the dollar amount of construction starts for commercial and multifamily buildings shows that the New York NY metropolitan area continued to lead the nation during the first half of 2016.
Construction.com. Thr, 18 Aug 2016 23:30:00 EST.
- Review: ‘The Founder,’ the Story of a Supersize Businessman
Mr. Keaton’s kinetic performance as the man who made McDonald’s what it is today doesn’t enhance the movie; it is the movie.
Manohla Dargis. New York Times. Thu,19 Jan 2017 10:00:02 GMT.
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- FinTech Company BELLIN Pick Up Two Titles in Business Worldwide Magazine Awards
LONDON, January 20, 2017 -- Leading Treasury software management firm BELLIN was celebrating this week, having scooped two major category titles in the Business Worldwide Magazine (BWM) Global Corporate Excellence Awards. ...
PR Newswire. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 04:00:00 EST.
- Start-Up New York Gets a New Name, and a Focus on Start-Ups
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget is now calling the embattled initiative, which created just 408 jobs in two years, the Excelsior Business Program.
Vivian Yee. New York Times. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 01:26:19 GMT.
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- 4 Things You Can Do Today To Boost Your Website's Google Ranking
Launching your own online business is a very exciting milestone in life. But how do new customers find you? These four tried and true tactics will help you increase your Google ranking and in turn increase traffic to your site.
By Jia Wertz, Women@forbes. Forbes. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:50:00 -0500.
- New UN chief at Davos seeks allies in business
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres used his first address at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday to push for a new partnership with business to help fight climate change and reduce poverty. ...
Yahoo. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:41:39 -0500.
- Panasonic aims to move Tesla auto partnership beyond batteries
Panasonic aims to extend its partnership with electric car maker Tesla Motors beyond batteries and into self-driving technology, as the Japanese conglomerate continues to shift its focus to the automotive business.
AutoNews.com. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:32:30 EST. Subscription required.
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