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New ‘Buy American, Hire American’ Order May Do Little for Small Businesses

President Donald Trump just signed an executive order that could potentially have an impact on small businesses — but not necessarily right away. The “Buy American, Hire American” order includes several components. Here’s a basic breakdown. Buy American Hire American Order First, the order targets the H-1B Visa program, which allows American companies to bring in foreign workers with highly specialized knowledge. Some have ... Read More »

Market ‘a little bubbly,’ but pullback coming, expert says

With the earnings propelling equities to new highs, investors will have to wait for an opportunity to get into the market, experts told CNBC on Monday. The Dow Jones industrial average notched its ninth straight record close Monday, ending up 25.61 points at 22,118.42, amid a stronger-than-expected earnings season. “Earnings have been getting better and better,” trader Peter Costa said. While he’s not ... Read More »

Insight – Yahoo security problems a story of too little, too late

In the summer of 2013, Yahoo Inc launched a project to better secure the passwords of its customers, abandoning the use of a discredited technology for encrypting data known as MD5. It was too late. In August of that year, hackers got hold of more than a billion Yahoo accounts, stealing the poorly encrypted passwords and other information in the ... Read More »

UK retail sales show little sign of post-Brexit vote slowdown

British retail sales softened only slightly in August after a bumper July, suggesting June’s vote to leave the EU has had little impact on shoppers’ willingness to spend, official figures showed on Thursday. Spending by shoppers has been largely robust in the wake of June’s referendum decision to leave the European Union, despite consumer sentiment initially suffering its sharpest monthly ... Read More »