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Former GE and NBC exec Beth Comstock can credit much of her success to learning to 'wallow in ambiguity'

FORMER GE AND NBC EXEC BETH COMSTOCK CAN CREDIT MUCH OF HER SUCCESS TO LEARNING TO 'WALLOW IN AMBIGUITY'

Beth Comstock spent 27 years at General Electric, also working for its former NBC properties, rising to the position of vice chair. She...

Sears is reportedly betting on a lifeline from its controversial former CEO to keep it from liquidating in the next few weeks

SEARS IS REPORTEDLY BETTING ON A LIFELINE FROM ITS CONTROVERSIAL FORMER CEO TO KEEP IT FROM LIQUIDATING IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS

Sears is about to find itself in a dire cash situation, according to court filings reported by Bloomberg . The company is relying on...

 
 
 
Stocks climb as Wall Street's focus shifts to earnings

STOCKS CLIMB AS WALL STREET'S FOCUS SHIFTS TO EARNINGS

Stocks jumped at the US open Friday. A sell-off had shaved thousands of points from the major US indices last week. Watch US stocks...

Top Chinese officials have staged an extraordinary intervention to stem the stock market bleeding

TOP CHINESE OFFICIALS HAVE STAGED AN EXTRAORDINARY INTERVENTION TO STEM THE STOCK MARKET BLEEDING

Aly Song/REUTERS The head of China's central bank and a number of top regulators have made statements expressing optimism about China's...

 
 
 
Russia getting rid of US dollar matter of national security - Putin

RUSSIA GETTING RID OF US DOLLAR MATTER OF NATIONAL SECURITY - PUTIN

Sanctions are forcing Russia to find alternative settlement currencies to the US dollar to ensure the security of the country's economy,...

'Change the board': Hedge-fund billionaire Dan Loeb lays out his plan to turn around Campbell Soup

'CHANGE THE BOARD': HEDGE-FUND BILLIONAIRE DAN LOEB LAYS OUT HIS PLAN TO TURN AROUND CAMPBELL SOUP

Third Point Management, the hedge fund owned by the billionaire Dan Loeb, on Thursday laid out its plan to turn around Campbell Soup. The...

 
 
 
A Wall Street expert who recently fled the stock market says these 3 signals need to flash before he gets back in

A WALL STREET EXPERT WHO RECENTLY FLED THE STOCK MARKET SAYS THESE 3 SIGNALS NEED TO FLASH BEFORE HE GETS BACK IN

Vincent Deluard, a macro strategist at INTL FCStone, made a very prescient call when he forecasted the most recent equity sell-off...

Careem, a ridehailing company in acquisition talks with Uber, raised $200 million from Saudi backers

CAREEM, A RIDEHAILING COMPANY IN ACQUISITION TALKS WITH UBER, RAISED $200 MILLION FROM SAUDI BACKERS

Careem, a Middle East ride-hailing equivalent to Uber, has raised a $200 million tranche for its latest round of funding. The deal...

 
 
 
Virgin Hyperloop reportedly loses $1 billion investment from Saudi Arabia after Richard Branson pulls out of 'Davos in the Desert'

VIRGIN HYPERLOOP REPORTEDLY LOSES $1 BILLION INVESTMENT FROM SAUDI ARABIA AFTER RICHARD BRANSON PULLS OUT OF 'DAVOS IN THE DESERT'

Saudi Arabia has walked away from its $1 billion Virgin Hyperloop investment, the Financial Times reports. The move comes after Virgin...

The New York Attorney General is investigating MoviePass' owner for allegedly misleading investors

THE NEW YORK ATTORNEY GENERAL IS INVESTIGATING MOVIEPASS' OWNER FOR ALLEGEDLY MISLEADING INVESTORS

New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood has launched an investigation into the parent company of MoviePass for allegedly misleading...

 
 
 
Postmates launches food delivery in 134 new U.S. cities

POSTMATES LAUNCHES FOOD DELIVERY IN 134 NEW U.S. CITIES

Homebodies across the U.S. have reason to celebrate. Postmates - the on-demand food delivery service so popular in major cities that...

A tiny Chinese manufacturer of eco-friendly building products explodes by 950% after pivoting to gemstones

A TINY CHINESE MANUFACTURER OF ECO-FRIENDLY BUILDING PRODUCTS EXPLODES BY 950% AFTER PIVOTING TO GEMSTONES

Yulong Eco-Materials , a tiny Chinese manufacturer of eco-friendly building products, announced Wednesday it had completed the acquisition...

 
 
 
Comments on September Housing Starts

COMMENTS ON SEPTEMBER HOUSING STARTS

Earlier: Housing Starts Decreased to 1.201 Million Annual Rate in September Housing starts in September were slightly below expectations,...

Housing Starts Decreased to 1.201 Million Annual Rate in September

HOUSING STARTS DECREASED TO 1.201 MILLION ANNUAL RATE IN SEPTEMBER

From the Census Bureau: Permits, Starts and Completions Housing Starts: Privately‐owned housing starts in September were at a seasonally...

 
 
 
Trump tells May to abandon 'unjustified' food standards for Brexit trade deal

TRUMP TELLS MAY TO ABANDON 'UNJUSTIFIED' FOOD STANDARDS FOR BREXIT TRADE DEAL

Donald Trump announces his plan to negotiate a free trade deal with the UK after Brexit. Talks can begin in 2021, once the Brexit transition...

Theresa May heads to Brussels with a no-deal Brexit looking more likely than ever before

THERESA MAY HEADS TO BRUSSELS WITH A NO-DEAL BREXIT LOOKING MORE LIKELY THAN EVER BEFORE

Theresa May will address EU leaders at a special summit in Brussels on Wednesday evening. The summit was originally scheduled to sign...

 
 
 
Lyft reportedly taps Wall Street banks for an IPO

LYFT REPORTEDLY TAPS WALL STREET BANKS FOR AN IPO

Lyft has selected JPMorgan, Credit Suisse, and Jefferies for an IPO, the Wall Street Journal Reported Tuesday. Both Lyft and its ride-hailing...

Rethinking Customer Experience in the Age of Consumer Angst

RETHINKING CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE IN THE AGE OF CONSUMER ANGST

The economy is sailing along, unemployment is low, and the stock market is soaring. Despite all these positive signs, anxiety in the...

 
 
 
The 16 healthiest countries in the world

THE 16 HEALTHIEST COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD

The United States lags far behind the 10 healthiest countries in the world. Each year, the World Economic Forum releases its Global...

4 Statistics That Will Help You Shape Your Marketing Technology Budget

4 STATISTICS THAT WILL HELP YOU SHAPE YOUR MARKETING TECHNOLOGY BUDGET

People are an organization's greatest asset, but technology is the heartbeat of modern business, helping companies operate more efficiently...