The financial crisis slammed global banking hubs around the world. Were it not for government bailouts, Wall Street, The City and other banking hubs may never have recovered. The traditional financial powerhouses stand weakened, and others, long hungry to steal their business, are taking advantage. Around the world, regional banking centers like Toronto, Shanghai, Singapore [...]
Reinvention is the key to customer service, and New York nightclubs are the quintessential example of an industry that keeps adapting to meet customer’s changing desires, priorities and income levels.
Which age group do you think has more entrepreneurs–twentysomethings or those over 55? If you guessed the latter (because it seems less likely so it must be true) you guessed correctly. According to the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the research and support of entrepreneurship, in the past decade the highest [...]
President Barack Obama will announce his intention to impose a fee on more than 20 of the country’s largest banks and financial institutions to help recoup taxpayer bailout money and trim the federal budget deficit, an administration official said.
Jan. 12 (Bloomberg) — Legg Mason Inc.’s Bill Miller said the top 10 stocks in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index are undervalued. The biggest 10 companies on the U.S. market’s index of most valuable stocks have an average price of about 12 times earnings, Miller said today in a CNBC television interview. He said [...]
Salon/iStockphoto WASHINGTON — This may not be the happiest of Januaries for most members of Congress or the political operatives who work to keep them in office. As 2010 opens up, Democrats are nervous about exactly how many seats they’ll lose in the November elections, and Republicans are wondering whether the prospect of significant wins [...]
AP The logo of Google is seen at the headquarters of Google China in Beijing, China, 10 November 2009 After discovering a coordinated cyber-attack, originating in China, targeting the Gmail accounts of Chinese human rights activists, Google has decided to stop self-censoring its search results in China, in full knowledge that the action could mean [...]
Plus Wall Street analyst opinions on Nasdaq OMX and Qwest Communications Research In Motion Ltd. (RIMM) Kaufman Brothers reiterates buy Kaufman Brothers Shaw Wu said in a Jan. 11 note that the firm hosted an investor meeting with Research In Motion at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas last week. Wu said that [...]
Gillian Mager was in the midst of updating her MBA job club members on her networking efforts last June when she broke down in tears. Like most in the support group at the University of California at San Diego’s Rady School of Management (Rady Full-Time MBA Profile), her job search had extended beyond graduation and [...]
By Thomas Black Heineken NV, the brewer that agreed to buy Mexico’s second-largest beer producer, will increase its share in that market in part by pushing the flagship Heineken brand, Chief Executive Officer Jean-Francois van Boxmeer said. “It has been submitted to a slight erosion and that pattern should be reversed,” Van Boxmeer, 48, said [...]