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Most Small Business Owners Have Negative View of Mobile Banking

Small businesses are generally early adopters of technology, but a new survey conducted by RateWatch on the subject of mobile banking says otherwise. According to the survey, which was conducted in the third quarter of 2016, the perception of 69 percent of the respondents regarding this technology was not positive. Another data point in the survey corroborates this fact, as ... Read More »

Rohan Gilkes of Wet Shave Club: Successful Subscription Businesses are Data-driven

I was “digging in the crates” recently and found some really great stuff that for one reason or another I haven’t worked into the series. And although this isn’t a “one on one” conversation, this session from ExCom 2016 — an event I co-organized with eCommerce thought leader John Lawson — is just as relevant today as it was last ... Read More »

The head of the Federal Reserve believes opioid abuse could be holding back the US economy

Carlos Barria | Reuters Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies before a Senate Banking Committee hearing on the ‘Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress’ on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 13, 2017. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen just weighed in on the opioid crisis in the U.S. In her testimony before the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday, Yellen said rampant opioid abuse ... Read More »

Majority of stocks showing fresh breakouts! 5 stocks which can give up to 8% return

A break above 9,700 and renewed buying interest in Bank Nifty has brushed aside the concerns of June’s steep fall from the peak 9,699. The market’s focus has turned holistic with midcap and smallcap staging rallies of 6 and 7 percent, respectively from their recent lows. Both indices are trading below the May 2017 peak. Within these spaces, majority of ... Read More »

10 Ways to Increase Your Chances of Entrepreneurial Success

Being a successful entrepreneur takes more than just a great business plan. You have to build great habits, stay inspired and use the best strategies for your business idea. For more on how you can increase your chances of small business success, take a look at these tips from members of the online small business community. Build Successful Habits If ... Read More »

Bank of England: pay figures will fuel raging interest rate debate

Bank of England may be amenable to higher rates of interest. Photograph: Hannah Mckay/Reuters There is more fuel for the raging debate around UK interest rates this week, with official figures on pay growth out on Wednesday. Investors and policymakers alike are looking for any signs that a tight labour market can translate into faster pay growth, a trend that ... Read More »

Axis Bank Launches Super Bike Loans; To Fund 95% Of Costs

Mumbai: As the higher engine displacement ‘super bikes’ catch fancy of the Indian consumer, Axis Bank on Wednesday introduced a special loan product, offering to fund up to 95 per cent of the costs. The loans, which are for motorcycles with an engine displacement of over 500 cubic centimetres (cc), will come at a price tag of 10-11 per cent ... Read More »

10 of the worst companies to work for in the UK – according to their employees

JD Sports employees rated the sportswear brand just 2.6/5 for job satisfaction  CREDIT:NICK ANSELL/PA WIRE The Financial Ombudsman, Laura Ashley and Ladbrokes are some of the worst companies to work for in the UK, according to employee ratings on the job site Glassdoor. The website holds a database of millions of company reviews curated by those who know the company best — their employees. The ... Read More »

GST Arrest Clause ‘Draconian’, May Lead To Harassment Of Business Leaders: Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee said Centre has deviated from the original intent of the GST. (File photo) NEW DELHI: Mamata Banerjee on Friday said the “draconian” arrest clause in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) can lead to “major harassment of business”. The West Bengal Chief Minister expressed fear that the “inspector Raj” was back. “At the stroke of midnight on 14th ... Read More »

Anil Ambani says MF industry barely out of teens; can grow 10-fold in 5 years

Anil Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Group today, said the mutual fund industry is barely out of its teens and is poised to grow 10-fold in 5 years. He urged SEBI Chairman Ajay Tyagi to simplify investment and advertisement norms for mutual funds. Ambani said investing in mutual funds must be as easy as buying smartphones on internet. Ambani was addressing ... Read More »