A big Thanksgiving holiday shopping push did not materialize, one top analyst told CNBC.
A Reuters survey found on Monday OPEC oil output rose in November from the previous month, led by a rebound in Iraqi exports.
Next generation wi-fi, called ‘li-fi,’ has the potential to be 100 times faster than current data transmission.
(Reuters) – Apparel-focused U.S. retailers saw sales perk up over the four-day promotional period that kicked off on Thanksgiving Day, though department-store and electronics revenue was roughly flat, a MasterCard executive told Reuters in an interview…
Whether your business is just starting out or you are trying to take it to the next level, having a board can help.
Some say China’s 20-percent bounce in recent months is the beginning of a new bull market. No way, says Ron Insana. Here’s why.
Microsoft today announced the release of Dynamics CRM 2016, the latest version of its customer relationship management software (CRM). Available both as a cloud service and on-premises software, Dynamics CRM 2016 comes with features Microsoft has picked up through its acquisition of two companies, FieldOne, a provider of software for managing the activity of service […]
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My single blog post got a world-famous artist to remove a statue with a Jewish slur. How I did that has lessons for all bloggers.
PASSING through the Suez Canal became easier earlier this year, thanks to an expansion completed in August. Now it is about to become a little bit more complicated. Transit fees for the canal are denominated in Special Drawing Rights, a basket of currencies used by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as its unit of account. Today the IMF decided to include the yuan in the basket from next year, joining the dollar, the euro, the pound and the yen.
If lots of things were priced in SDRs, the IMF’s decision would have forced companies around the world to buy yuan-denominated assets as soon as possible, to hedge their exposure. That would have prompted China’s currency to strengthen dramatically. But few goods or services are priced in SDRs. Instead, admission to the currency club is significant mainly for its symbolism: the IMF is lending its imprimatur to the yuan as a reserve currency—a safe, liquid asset…Continue reading
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World-famous broadcaster and naturalist, David Attenborough, backs U.S. President Barack Obama’s stance on climate change.