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We all lose out when politicians ignore what business leaders have to say

Businesses aren’t being heard in today’s political discourse CREDIT: REUTERS There may be little public sympathy for senior business leaders who complain that the voice of business is not being heard. However, the absence of this voice in today’s political discourse – which in turn means that business’s messages are not cutting through on Brexit, for example, or on the UK’s economic ... Read More »

What changed for the market while you were sleeping? 12 things to know

The Nifty is likely to open higher on Thursday, tracking positive handover from Wall Street. The Nifty closed 30 points higher at 9,816 on Wednesday. The index formed a small bullish candle and negated negative pattern of shooting star formed in the previous session. The index moved in the trading range of the previous session, but the bulls managed to ... Read More »

What changed for market the while you were sleeping? 10 things you should know

The Nifty50 is likely to open flat on Wednesday in absence of major cues as Wall Street remained shut on account of public holiday. The Nifty50 closed 1.7 points lower at 9,613 on Tuesday. The index formed a bearish candle on the charts after a small bullish candle which suggests indecisiveness among the bulls as well as bears. But, the ... Read More »

This is what the Queen’s Speech means for the economy

The Queen’s Speech concentrated largely on Brexit PA The business and financial communities are supposed to like strong government, so they know where they stand and can plan for it. But in the past couple of weeks, and especially now after the Queen’s Speech, they have been swinging round to the view that weak government might be rather good news. ... Read More »

What changed for the market while you were sleeping? 10 things you should know

The Nifty is likely to open lower on Wednesday after a weak handover from Wall Street. The Nifty closed 4 points lower at 9,653 on Tuesday. The index managed to close above its crucial support level of 9,650 and made a small-bodied candle on the daily candlestick charts. To gain momentum, the index has to surpass its crucial resistance level ... Read More »

Oil, housing could be what drives Wednesday’s markets

Workers line up pipe while drilling for oil in the Bakken shale formation outside Watford City, N.D. Falling oil prices could become a factor for stocks if crude cracks $40 per barrel. Oil will be a focus in the markets again Wednesday, with U.S. oil inventory data expected at 10:30 a.m. ET. Oil crossed into bear market territory Tuesday and ... Read More »

What the Heck is Happening at Your Bank These Days?

If you’re like many Americans, you may be making fewer trips to the bank and instead taking care of check deposits with a mobile app or tracking account balances with a few mouse clicks. Digital banking is undeniably gaining ground over the old brick-and-mortar process. But about 84 percent (PDF) of banking customers still visit branches at least occasionally, according ... Read More »

Amazon Buying Whole Foods? What Small Businesses Can Learn

Amazon(NASDAQ:AMZN) just announced plans to purchase Whole Foods (NASDAQ:WFM). The deal, valued at about $13.7 billion, also offers a few potential lessons for small businesses. Whole Foods, which broke onto the scene offering stores full or organic food options, has struggled and faced pressure from advisors to sell or merge with another company. Amazon, a company that has broken into ... Read More »

The Growing Gig Economy and What it Means for Us

The world is changing, and the world economy — and how we operate within it — has shifted drastically in the past few years. The traditional 9-5 full-time career is being sidestepped and passed by more and more as the gig economy increases. “Gig jobs” and self-employment aren’t just for young Millennials trying to get their foot in the door. ... Read More »

What the Heck is Happening at Your Bank These Days?

If you’re like many Americans, you may be making fewer trips to the bank and instead taking care of check deposits with a mobile app or tracking account balances with a few mouse clicks. Digital banking is undeniably gaining ground over the old brick-and-mortar process. But about 84 percent (PDF) of banking customers still visit branches at least occasionally, according ... Read More »