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US economy creates 209,000 jobs in July

The US economy saw strong jobs growth in July, helped by a wave of hiring in the hospitality industry. The Bureau of Labor Statistics said 209,000 jobs were created in July, which was more had been expected. The unemployment rate edged lower to 4.3%, matching May’s figure which was the lowest since 2001. Employment in food services and drinking places rose ... Read More »

GST has transformed India’s economy: PM Modi in ‘Mann ki Baat’

NEW DELHI: In the 34th edition of his radio programme “Mann ki Baat”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and said the benefits of the landmark tax reform are already visible in the upswing in the country’s economy. “It has been one month since GST was implemented and its benefits can be seen already. GST has transformed ... Read More »

U.S. Economy Grew At 2.6 Percent Rate In 2nd Quarter

Cars on a dealer lot in Pittsburgh. Consumer spending helped drive economic growth in the 2nd quarter to more than double first quarter GDP. Gene J. Puskar/AP The U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 2.6 percent between April and June. It was nice comeback from the tepid 1.2 percent annual growth rate of the first quarter and more ... Read More »

In debt with cancer: Is your bank listening?

Tracy Jameson was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last year Some cancer sufferers who phone the Macmillan support line want to talk about death, and the process of dying. But for 25 times as many patients, it’s not their health they want to discuss. It’s their finances. Macmillan’s research shows that most cancer suffers are nearly £7,000 a year worse off ... Read More »

Talent Gap Puts Small Private Practice Doctors Offices in Tough Hiring Position

One thing threatening the future of health care at the local level is a private practice’s ability to attract top talent. Small Business Healthcare Recruiting Trends Without nurses and the staff needed to run a small doctor’s office, it’s more likely that the healthcare landscape will continue to shift to larger companies. The one “positive” is that it’s not just small ... Read More »

Brace for volatility in F&O week; 5 stocks which can give up to 14% return in 2 months

Indian market witnessed a volatility week as benchmark indices closed marginally higher but over their crucial support levels. The Nifty50 closed 0.29 percent higher at 9,915 and the S&P BSE Sensex ended above 32,000 for the week ended 21 July. The Nifty50 index is trading at its all-time high and the recent up move in the index has not been ... Read More »

A decisive move above 9,900 required; 5 stocks which can give up to 7% in a week

The market strength is always judged on corrections. The Tuesday decline failed to conjure any follow-up move on the downside. In fact, the starting point of current four-digit gann channel (i.e. 9801) proved the savior, and in Thursday’s trade, marked an intra-day high of 9,923. Despite Nifty’s whipsaw moves in this week’s trade, BankNifty is gradually moving higher. In fact, ... Read More »

Australia economy back in the groove as full-time work rebounds

Australia’s labor market strengthened for a fourth month in June led by a remarkable comeback in full-time jobs — an upbeat outcome that could bring nearer the day when the country’s central bank starts considering a rate hike. The data will offer much-needed relief to the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) which has been fretting over a “mixed” jobs performance while ... Read More »

How to Start a Subscription Business in 10 Easy Steps

Subscription boxes can be a great way for ecommerce and retail businesses to gain regular customers and expand offerings to fit customers’ changing shopping habits. It can also help businesses that are simply looking to boost sales or move excess stock. If your business is one that’s considering starting a subscription box, check out the tips below. How to Start ... Read More »

In an economic death spiral: West Virgina is America’s worst state for business in 2017

There is no mistaking West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice for anything but a local. His plain talk, delivered in a heavy drawl, is fast becoming a trademark of a governor barely six months into his first term. And the talk is often accompanied by theatrics. Like when the Republican-controlled state legislature passed a budget this year that the Democratic governor — a ... Read More »