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The stock-market rout just drove the S&P 500, Dow below a key level

After weeks of virtual dormancy, a bona fide stock-market selloff took hold on Wall Street. Both the S&P 500 index SPX, -2.45%  and the Dow Jones Industrial AverageDJIA, -2.13% plunged below their 50-day moving averages, precipitated by a rout in equities and government bonds, like the 10-year Treasury noteTMUBMUSD10Y, +0.00% on intensifying fears that the Federal Reserve could finally pull ... Read More »

UK private sector activity increased 8% in the three months to August, CBI says

The private sector activity in the country saw a modest gain in the three months to August, a recent survey by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has revealed. The latest CBI Growth Indicator showed that this sector had grown at 8% during this period. While headline growth did not ease further, there was a mixed performance among sectors, a ... Read More »

Things To Know About The Best Way To Come Out Of Debt

If you want to effectively clear all your debt and be in a peaceful mental state, then you can avail the services of various credit counseling agencies that are available in the market. They can give you the mostsuitable credit consolidation programs also known as debt management planes, to help you get out of the dire situation. They can effectively ... Read More »

The 5 Common Issues Afflicting Accountants Everywhere

Accountants are the underrated superheroes that handle every aspect of an organisation’s finances. With the help of your accountant, you can analyse, define, and sort out your company’s vital financial information. This helps managers, tax authorities, and investors plan and organise resources for the company’s smooth operation. Dealing with financial features, and keeping a thorough record of the expenses and ... Read More »

How can the losses be avoided in the commodity market?

It is believed that the commodity market plays an important role in identifying the growth and the direction of a country’s economy. Since the products that are traded in the commodity market are somehow related to and used in the daily lives, their impact is huge and thus monitored by a variety of factors. Considered as one of the risky ... Read More »

The Five C’s of Starting a Business

Starting a business is not an easy feat. Many start-up companies do not manage their businesses properly resulting in a huge financial loss and eventually bankruptcy. Owners of these companies havea short foresight of the business plan and tend to overlook the important aspects of starting and managing a business. This is particularlyimportant since Forbes say that 543,000 new businesses ... Read More »

The Benefits of Becoming a Manager

Managers play a pivotal role in shaping an organization and positioning them for growth and to meet their objectives. Managers that can effectively train and guide their respective teams are a huge asset. One of the best ways to get on this career track is by going through a management training program like one offered by HajocaCareers.com. If you think ... Read More »

Home Depot raises forecasts after strong start to the year

Home Depot Inc (HD.N) boosted its sales and profit forecasts for the year after a stronger-than-expected first quarter, providing a rare dose of good news to a gloomy retail sector. The world’s biggest home improvement chain has benefited as consumers cut back spending on items such as apparel and accessories and instead spend more on big-ticket purchases such as houses ... Read More »

Dollar dips from two-week high, stocks in the red

The dollar fell on Wednesday, succumbing to a bout of profit-taking after hitting a two-week high the previous day, while European stocks also put a positive start to the week behind them to trade in the red. Weak corporate earnings weighed on stocks, as Germany’s DAX .GDAXI snapped a four-day winning streak and the broader FTSEuroFirst 300 index of leading ... Read More »

State of the States report: Queensland rises to fifth

Queensland has leap-frogged Australia’s other mining-heavy state to wedge itself firmly in the middle of the nation’s state economies. The state replaced Western Australia in fifth place on the latest CommSec State of the States report, released Monday, but remained a long way off the powerhouses of New South Wales and Victoria and just behind the Northern Territory. Queensland Treasurer Curtis ... Read More »