Author Archives: Loknath Das

Cloud Tech Has Small Accounting Businesses Optimistic about the Future

The cloud is transforming the accounting industry and the role of the CPA and right now, they’re feeling pretty optimistic about their future. Right Networks Cloud Impact Survey A survey from Right Networks found that well over half of the 364 small accounting businesses and other accounting pros polled were optimistic, in some way, about the economy. While more than half were “cautiously ... Read More »

The Challenge of Making Sure Your Influencer’s Followers Are Human

When choosing influencers for influencer marketing campaigns, brands tend to look for people with a lot of reach. But if you only look at an influencer’s follower count, you might not be getting the full story. That’s because some people, especially those trying to cash in on their influence, might try to inflate some of those numbers by buying followers or getting bots to ... Read More »

5 Simple Tips for Your Small Business Facebook Page

More entrepreneurs are tapping into the world’s largest social media network: There are more than 70 million businesses now on Facebook, up from about 18 million in 2013, according to Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg during a recent investor call. Facebook gives businesses a platform to showcase new products and services, promote specials and provide customer service. But with these benefits ... Read More »

F&O expiry could be in range of 10,200-10,400; 4 stocks which could give up to 11% return

The Nifty50 hit historic high in opening trade in Wednesday’s session and closed at historic levels of 10,295.35. The Nifty Bank rallied 4 percent on Wednesday session with strong volumes seen on charts, after the government announced Rs 2.11 lakh crore recapitalisation for PSU banks. Technically, the Nifty has given a double bottom breakout last week only as mentioned in ... Read More »

MORGAN STANLEY: These 19 stocks could get cut in half – or worse

Morgan Stanley has released the stocks its analysts think could lose more than half their value in the next 12-18 months. These “secularly challenged stocks,” as the bank calls its Wednesday report, are quite diverse, but a major portion of the list are retail chains. The industries Morgan Stanley analysts are most bearish on span from mall-based clothing stores like ... Read More »

Nifty likely to head towards 10,600; 3 stocks which could give up to 22% return in 6 months

The Nifty gapped up above last five session’s narrow trading range to signal resumption of the upward momentum after the brief consolidation near the recent breakout area of 10,170. The higher base building process above the recent breakout area and the upper band of the last three months consolidation range provided the platform for the continuation of the upward momentum ... Read More »

Fats Domino: Rock and roll legend dies aged 89

Fats Domino, one of the most influential rock and roll performers of the 1950s and 60s, has died aged 89. The American rock and roll artist was best known for his songs Ain’t That A Shame and Blueberry Hill. The New Orleans singer sold more than 65 million records, outselling every 1950s rock and roll act except Elvis Presley. His ... Read More »

Louisiana shooting: Two dead at Grambling State University

Two men have been shot dead on a university campus in the US state of Louisiana, police say. They were fatally wounded in the courtyard of a dormitory at Grambling State University (GSU) following an altercation in a dorm room, according to university spokesman Will Sutton. Police said a suspect fled the scene. The victims, both 23, were named as ... Read More »

Clinton team and Democrats ‘bankrolled’ Trump dirty dossier

US President Donald Trump has seized on reports that Hillary Clinton’s team bankrolled a sleazy dossier of allegations linking him to Russia. Unfounded claims that Mr Trump had been filmed with prostitutes in a Moscow hotel surfaced in the closing stretch of last year’s White House race. Mrs Clinton’s presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) reportedly helped fund ... Read More »

Trump Executive Order on Health Insurance Aimed Directly at Small Business

Obamacare still hasn’t been repealed. And the chances it happens before the end of the year seem unlikely. Executive Order on Health Insurance However, last week President Donald Trump performed a bit of an end-around on the stifling healthcare bill by signing an executive order aimed specifically at providing small businesses some relief — and more affordable health insurance options. ... Read More »