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and the basis for the economy on a local, national, and global
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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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- 7 Best Peak Performance Must-Dos For Business And Life
“What did you do!” I yelled at my accounts manager. He was lying down tanning on the terracotta gravel roof of our building, oiled up with darkened Hawaiian Tropic, blasting ACDC out of a giant silver boombox. ...
By Eric Schiffer. Forbes. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 18:39:00 GMT.
- Syrian enterprises on rise in Turkey’s economy
More than 26 percent of new companies started up in Turkey by foreigners in the first 11 months of this year were either set up by Syrians or partnered with Syrian
Hurriyet. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:25:00 +0200.
- Crews bring major fire under control
Fire crews bring a large blaze at a factory on Swansea enterprise zone under control.
BBC News. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 16:58:22 GMT.
- Be honest on cuts, says Mandelson
Former Business Secretary Lord Mandelson says Labour's shadow cabinet has to "play as a team" and be up front about public spending cuts.
BBC News. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:21:24 GMT.
- Lawsuits Target Canadian Junior Hockey League System
A former junior league player has presented a legal challenge to the way one of the nation’s most cherished sports institutions does business.
By Jeff Z. Klein. International Herald Tribune. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:40:28 GMT.
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- Tourism, Farm Groups See Bigger Business With Cuba
President Barack Obama's decision to restore diplomatic ties with Cuba has drawn support from people who take tourists there and farmers who want to sell more food to the island nation. The decades-old embargo on U.S. ...
Voice of America. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:19:23 -0500.
- 'Tis the season: U.K. holiday ads capture nation's imagination
In recent years, the holiday season in the U.K. has seen people across the country paying more attention to their TV screens than usual — not so much for their favourite shows as for the holiday commercials.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 05:00:00 EST.
- Business Briefing: Staples Says Breach Affected About 1.2. Million Cards
Criminals used malware that may have allowed access to cardholder names, payment card numbers, expiration dates and card verification codes.
By The Associated Press. International Herald Tribune. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:02:24 GMT.
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- Kepler Telescope Discovers Another Exoplanet
After a failure that almost spelled its death, NASA’s space telescope Kepler is back in business and has already discovered another exoplanet. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:45:16 -0500.
- Africa: More Speakers Confirmed for eCommerce Africa
[CAJ News]Lagos -THE Africa Finance Corporation (AFC)has restated its commitment to addressing the continent's infrastructure challenges.
All Africa. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:21:21 GMT.
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