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20 Tips to Lower Utility Bills in Your Business

From marketing to payroll, inventory and taxes, there are many ongoing costs associated with running your small business. However, there‚Äôs one cost that many small business owners overlook: utilities. Ironically, your utility bill is one area with the most potential for cutting costs. How? By following the 20 tips to lower your utility bills below. Getting Started Before you tackle ... Read More »

Stocks close lower as Wall Street braces for French election, but post weekly gains

U.S. stocks closed lower in choppy trade Friday as investors looked ahead to the French election. Wall Street also digested falling oil prices and comments from the Trump administration on tax reform. The Dow Jones industrial average fell about 30 points with IBM contributing the most losses. The index briefly turned positive in afternoon trade after President Donald Trump told ... Read More »

U.S. stocks finish slightly lower as geopolitical tensions escalate

U.S. stocks finished lower on Tuesday as rising geopolitical tensions lured investors out of risky assets like stocks and into the perceived safety of Treasurys, gold and the Japanese yen. The S&P 500 index SPX, -0.14% shed 3.38 points, or 0.1%, to 2,353.78. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 6.58 points, or less than 0.1%, to 20,651.44. The Nasdaq Composite ... Read More »

Asian shares mostly lower, oil near one-year high on output cut views

Asian shares were mostly lower on Tuesday, while oil prices hovered near one-year highs on growing expectations of an output cut by OPEC producers. Brent crude, slipped 0.2 percent to $53.05 a barrel after surging as much as 3 percent on Monday. U.S. crude futures dipped a similar amount to $51.26, after jumping to a four-month high in the previous ... Read More »

Labor wins votes in lower house to force Coalition to debate banking inquiry

The Turnbull government has lost its first votes on the floor of the House of Representatives as Labor intensified its political attack on the prime minister and the Coalition using the spearhead of the banking royal commission. Labor moved on Thursday night to bring a motion calling for a banking royal commission that had cleared the Senate earlier in the ... Read More »