Author Archives: Loknath Das

Need to Move Summer Stock? Follow Amazon Prime Day Model

Today, Amazon celebrates Prime Day for members of its Prime program. The special service offers customers free two-day shipping and other benefits. And on this special day — some are calling a Christmas in July and Black Friday in July — members get even better deals. It’s turning into a big shopping day online, to be sure. Small business owners can learn ... Read More »

Trading Calls: Buy Titan, Bajaj Finance, Exide Industries, Say Experts

The stock markets extended record run in trades today with Sensex hitting fresh all-time high of 30,346.79 and Nifty rising to hit record high of 9,450.65. The record run in the stock markets came after a pause on the back of whether department predicting stronger-than-expected rains which will help boost rural incomes for those who are dependent on agriculture for ... Read More »

Petrol, Diesel Prices Poised For A Cut. How Much Could You Save

Your visit to a fuel station to fill up petrol or diesel after the 15th of this month may leave you surprised: your bill might be less than you think. Global fuel prices have fallen over the past fortnight while the rupee has remained stable. Oil marketing companies like Indian Oil (IOC) and Hindustan Petroleum (HPCL) have already passed on ... Read More »

SBI New ATM, Cash Transactions Service Charges. All You Need To Know

India’s largest lender State Bank of India, revised service charges on various cash transactions for its customers, effective from June 1. Announced in a circular on the SBI website on Thursday morning, the revisions initially created confusion among customers over news that all cash withdrawals through ATM will now be charged at Rs. 25 per transaction. The bank later clarified ... Read More »

20 Surprising Stats About the Gig Economy

More than a fourth of the U.S. is now officially part of the freelance gig economy, a recent report indicates. In the future, more and more people of all ages and ethnicity will declare their independence from the 9-to-5 daily corporate grind for the freedom, autonomy and self-determination that the freelance, gig economy lifestyle brings. So says a new report ... Read More »

Spotlight: CanIRank Helps Businesses Make Sense of SEO

SEO can be an overwhelming and confusing concept for a lot of businesses. Sure, you can access analytics and site data. But figuring out what to do about it can be a whole other story. That’s where CanIRank comes in. The company prides itself on providing actual solutions for businesses based on their online data. Read more about the company ... Read More »

U.S. Bank and Sage Announce AP Optimizer to Streamline Invoice Payments

U.S. Bank (NYSE:USB) and Sage (LON:SGE) announced this week at Sage Summit 2016 in Chicago a new partnership that will benefit Sage customers in the U.S. and Canada. The partnership centers around the introduction of AP Optimizer, an application built by U.S. Bank that lives inside the Sage Live accounting platform. Its purpose, according to Bradley Matthews, head of Middle Market ... Read More »

Kushner Family Business Pitch In China Prompts Questions About Investor Visas

Nicole Kushner Meyer (third from left), the sister of White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, poses at a promotional event in Shanghai on Sunday. Albee Zhang/AFP/Getty Images Networking, connecting, pitching — it’s all routine in the business world. But a connection pitched in China over the weekend — involving ties between President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and a real-estate project ... Read More »

Climate activists shut down Chase Bank branches in Seattle; arrests made

Thirteen Chase bank branches in Seattle saw business disrupted by activists in an effort to stop loans to tar-sands oil-pipeline projects. Police report they have made arrests. Climate activists disrupted business at 13 branches of JPMorgan Chase bank in Seattle on Monday in an effort to stop loans to tar-sands oil-pipeline projects. By late afternoon police had made 26 arrests ... Read More »

4 Stocks In Buy Range Ahead Of Earnings Reports: Investing Action Plan

Here’s your Investing Action Plan for Tuesday: what you need to know as an investor for the coming day. Fan favorites like Apple (AAPL) and Facebook (FB) give current stockholders reason to cheer but are well above buying range. Even Apple bull Warren Buffett wouldn’t buy its shares again now and is skittish about Amazon.com (AMZN), despite admitting that he ... Read More »