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SEC: Hackers broke into corporate filing system
The SEC says hackers may have made money from breaking into its corporate filing system and gaining access to inside information about companies. In the midst of a lengthy statement late Wednesday, SEC Jay Clayton disclosed that the markets regulator learned last month that a hack detected last year "may have provided the basis for illicit gain through trading." The hackers took advantage of a software vulnerability in the SEC's EDGAR system, a vast database that holds all the documents publicly traded companies have to file with the regulator   Read More ...
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Iowa Missing Out On Sales Tax Revenues From Online Retail Purchases
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Businesses that have a Nexus, or physical presence in the state, are obligated to collect sales tax, but if a business does not have a physical Nexus in Iowa, under current federal law they are not obligated to collect on behalf of the state. Amazon has agreed to collect sales tax on some purchases, but not all   Read More ...
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Denver Startup Week 2017 will offer 350 programs, big names
than 400 people from across the country applied for 50 slots to be an ambassador at this year’s Denver Startup Week, which kicks off Monday, Sept. 25. In its sixth year, Denver Startup Week is free to entrepreneurs from around the country. Among the 13,000 entrepreneurs expected to attend the event, 50 were chosen to be ambassadors, with special meetings and tours that showcase downtown Denver   Read More ...
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Royal Enfield gears up for North American sales
Milwaukee — Its North American sales are still minuscule, not even a blip on the radar screen of Harley-Davidson Inc., but motorcycle manufacturer Royal Enfield is settling into the U.S. marketplace via Milwaukee, Harley’s hometown. A year after opening its flagship North American dealership in the city, India-based Royal Enfield says it’s about to ramp up sales through 60 dealerships and new bikes, including one in the popular dual-sport category   Read More ...
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U.S. Institute honours Ovia as Africa’s business leader
Frontline businessman Jim Ovia has been honoured as a leading entrepreneur in Africa by the African-American Institute (AAI). Ovia, Chairman of Zenith Bank PLC and philanthropist, on Tuesday night, received the AAI 2017 Business Leader Award at a ceremony held on the sidelines of the ongoing United Nations General Assembly in New York, the United States. He was recognised for impacting hugely on enterprise and human resource development on the continent   Read More ...
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Nikkei probes more than 2-year highs as yen eases, Apple suppliers fall
* Yen weakens vs dollar after Fed signals it might hike this year * BOJ decision awaited, with no policy changes expected * Apple suppliers skid; banks, financial shares rise TOKYO, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Japan’s Nikkei share average rose on Thursday, boosted by gains on Wall Street and a weaker yen after the Federal Reserve signalled it still expects to raise interest rates one more time this year   Read More ...
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State officials meet North Side business owners to talk jobs, economic development
Minnesota's Commissioner of Administration Matt Massman and Commission of Employment and Economic Development Shawntera Hardy took part in a town hall meeting Wednesday night geared toward entrepreneurs and small business owners on Minneapolis' North Side. Although the topic was economic development and small business assistance on the North Side, attention quickly turned to minority unemployment and how minority- and women-owned businesses can compete for state contracts   Read More ...
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GOP report accuses watchdog of going easy on Wells Fargo
By KEN SWEET AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) - The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could have fined Wells Fargo in excess of $10 billion for its illegal sales practices but instead settled for $100 million, according to the agency's internal documents released by Congressional Republicans this week. The CFPB also had evidence that the bank's sales problems went back to at least 2006 - far earlier than the 2011 to 2016 timetable that Wells Fargo originally admitted to, the documents show   Read More ...
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Birmingham business owner from Puerto Rico desperate to contact family back home
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Janet L. Yellen: Wells Fargo’s conduct has been ‘unacceptable’
Federal Reserve Chair Janet L. Yellen on Wednesday delivered a bruising assessment of Wells Fargo, calling “unacceptable” the megabank’s admissions that its employees had potentially set up as many as 3.2 million fake accounts that customers did not want so they could meet aggressive sales goals. “Let me say that I consider the behavior of Wells Fargo toward its customers to have been egregious and unacceptable,” Yellen said during a news conference Wednesday   Read More ...
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GOP report accuses watchdog of going easy on Wells Fargo
NEW YORK (AP) — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could have fined Wells Fargo in excess of $10 billion for its illegal sales practices but instead settled for $100 million, according to the agency's internal documents released by Congressional Republicans this week. The CFPB also had evidence that the bank's sales problems went back to at least 2006 — far earlier than the 2011 to 2016 timetable that Wells Fargo originally admitted to, the documents show   Read More ...
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Lyndonville entrepreneur builds sports streaming empire in Vermont
Small Business Administration Tucked away on the back side of a building on Depot St. in Lyndonville, VT, the founder of a small business sits in his office trying to figure out how his company is going to cover more than 3,000 sporting events this coming school year. On average that equals out to be eight games a day. On September 29, Northeast Sports Network is slated to cover and stream 29 different games   Read More ...
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Amazon's move into Whole Foods stores isn't going to hurt couriers, FedEx CEO says
FedEx's CEO had an undaunted response when asked on a call with analysts and investors about how Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods Markets may disrupt retailers and the courier business. "E-commerce is not going to eliminate the retailing sector of the country," FedEx CEO Fred Smith said Tuesday. "It's about 10 percent now. It's certainly going to grow as a percentage   Read More ...
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Why listen to earnings calls when artificial intelligence can do it better?
Venture-capital backed Prattle will begin offering a new service Monday that quantifies and scores the language used in earnings calls and reports filed by 3,000 U.S. public companies. The company, which is backed by venture-capital firms including New Enterprise Associates and GCM Grosvenor, uses natural language processing and machine learning techniques to improve on current methods of analyzing text and sentiment   Read More ...
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Early movers: FDX, WMT, AMZN, BBB, PFE, LB & more
Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell: FedEx: FedEx has lowered its 2018 earnings guidance to account for the impact of a cyberattack. The shipping company also said on Tuesday that Hurricane Harvey impacted its fiscal first-quarter results. FedEx now expects earnings of between $11.05 and $11.85 per share, below its previous projection for earnings of between $12 and $12   Read More ...
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Here are the top 10 major worries for global business leaders right now, according to WEF
Cybersecurity, health of the global economy, energy price shock and terrorist attacks are some of the top risks that concern businesses and may threaten their ability to operate, according to results from a new survey by the World Economic Forum (WEF) published Wednesday. The survey, conducted annually by the WEF's strategic partners Marsh & McLennan Companies and Zurich Insurance Group, highlighted the following ten risks that businesses are presently concerned about: Unemployment and underemployment Fiscal crises Failure of national governance Energy price shock Profound social instability Failure of financial mechanism or institution Failure of critical infrastructure Cyber attacks Inter-state conflict Terrorist attacks While concerns about the overall health of the global economy continue to dominate the list, the report found concerns around cybersecurity risks rising in importance   Read More ...
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General Electric will stop using private jets in latest cost-cutting measure
General Electric executives will now fly using charter services, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. CEO John Flannery is grounding the fleet of General Electric corporate jets, a person with knowledge of the situation told the Journal. The industrial conglomerate is seeking ways to cut corporate spending. Beginning Wednesday, Flannery is ending the internal airline for corporate executives. For decades the fleet has shuttled executives to operations around the globe, with its pilots clocking hundreds of hours of flight time each year   Read More ...
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Albertsons buys meal kit company Plated
Albertsons, one the largest U.S. grocers, is buying meal kit company Plated, the grocer announced on Wednesday. "This transaction is the latest example of Albertsons meeting our customers wherever and however they like to shop," said Bob Miller, chairman and CEO of Albertsons. "We are excited to offer our customers more online options and fresh, quality ingredients along with distinctive recipes at their doorstep or through traditional shopping trips," he added   Read More ...
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Struggling GE is grounding its fleet of corporate jets to save money
General Electric execs are losing access to a coveted perk: traveling on corporate jets. Instead of flying around the world on GE's luxurious fleet, the struggling company's bigwigs will be forced to charter flights. Some execs will presumably have to fly regular old commercial. In a statement, GE said the decision was driven by the iconic company's efforts to slash about $2 billion in costs by the end of next year   Read More ...
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Builder CEO who cursed out comedian Kathy Griffin gives his side of story
This gentleman of a CEO really, really regrets calling comedian Kathy Griffin a "f---ing c---," "a b----," an "a--hole" and a "f---ing bald dyke" — but you have to realize what a BAD NEIGHBOR SHE IS! Jeffrey Mezger, the chief of major builder KB Home, lost his head and cursed out his neighbor Griffin in a tirade recorded by security cameras   Read More ...
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General Mills' earnings miss sparks a food stocks sell-off
General Mills' earnings miss appeared to spook investors, prompting a selloff that dragged down multiple food stocks to more than 1-year lows. General Mills reported earnings of 71 cents per share, 5 cents below consensus estimates. Revenue totaled $3.77 billion, short of the $3.79 billion Wall Street had expected and a 3.5 percent decrease from the year-ago quarter. It was further evidence that packaged food companies are struggling to keep up with changing consumer preferences   Read More ...
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Struggling GE grounds fleet of corporate jets
General Electric execs are losing access to a coveted perk: traveling on corporate jets. Instead of flying around the world on GE's luxurious fleet, the struggling company's bigwigs will be forced to charter flights. Some execs will presumably have to fly regular old commercial. In a statement, GE said the decision was driven by the iconic company's efforts to slash about $2 billion in costs by the end of next year   Read More ...
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Want to Conquer 'Email Fatigue'? Figure out Your Customers' Viewing Behavior.
Share Add to Marketing Business Moving Forward Want to Conquer 'Email Fatigue'? Figure out Your Customers' Viewing Behavior. You already know that personalization attracts engagement. But you need to dive in deeper to satisfy customers' content cravings.   Read More ...
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If You Want to Be Successful, You Need to Sweat the Small Stuff
Share Add to Growth Strategies Take It From The Pros If You Want to Be Successful, You Need to Sweat the Small Stuff Too often, we focus on big opportunities and outcomes in front of us and forget about basic preparation, which ends up reducing or limiting our success.   Read More ...
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If It's Not Broken, Don't Fix It -- Break It
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How to Avoid Looking Like a Villain When You're Price Discriminating
Share Add to Growth Strategies Pricing How to Avoid Looking Like a Villain When You're Price Discriminating Companies that are able to vary pricing without upsetting customers in the process stand to gain quite a bit.   Read More ...
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21 Strategies for Providing Top-Notch Customer Service on Etsy
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Why Making Others Feel Important Will Make You Happier and More Successful
Share Add to Lifestyle worth-knowing Why Making Others Feel Important Will Make You Happier and More Successful Learning to improve your relationships with everyone you come in contact with will help you meet their needs and improve your chances of success.   Read More ...
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How to Pitch Apps to Small Businesses
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What Entrepreneurs Will Find New and Cool About the IOS 11 App Store
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3 Great Tips to Engage Your Audience and Build Your Brand With Content Marketing
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GE CEO confirms narrower focus for industrial cloud
John Flannery, General Electric’s new CEO, recently acknowledged plans to refocus the company’s cloud computing and data analytics efforts on a handful of key industries. Flannery started his new gig atop one of the world’s biggest companies on Aug. 1, replacing former CEO Jeff Immelt, who had spent five years staking out an ambitious plan for GE to build its own cloud computing data centers and services   Read More ...
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Republican report accuses consumer watchdog of going easy on Wells Fargo
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could have fined Wells Fargo & Co. more than $10 billion for its illegal sales practices but instead settled for $100 million, according to the agency's internal documents released by congressional Republicans this week. The CFPB also had evidence that the bank's sales problems went back to at least 2006, far earlier than what Wells Fargo originally admitted   Read More ...
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GOP report accuses watchdog of going easy on Wells Fargo
NEW YORK | The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could have fined Wells Fargo in excess of $10 billion for its illegal sales practices but instead settled for $100 million, according to the agency's internal documents released by Congressional Republicans this week. The CFPB also had evidence that the bank's sales problems went back to at least 2006 — far earlier than the 2011 to 2016 timetable that Wells Fargo originally admitted to, the documents show   Read More ...
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BRIEF-Eaton wins dismissal of shareholder lawsuit alleging securities fraud--US judge
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Equifax tweets fake phishing site to concerned customers
Equifax tweets fake phishing site to concerned customers Equifax tweets fake phishing site to concerned customers It keeps getting more complicated for Equifax. he credit agency's Twitter account tweeted links on Wednesday to a fake site pretending to be Equifax, further bungling the company's response to a that affected 143 million customers. Equifax, like many companies, handles customer service and complaints through its Twitter account   Read More ...
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Equifax tweets fake phishing site to concerned customers
Equifax tweets fake phishing site to concerned customers Equifax tweets fake phishing site to concerned customers It keeps getting more complicated for Equifax. he credit agency's Twitter account tweeted links on Wednesday to a fake site pretending to be Equifax, further bungling the company's response to a that affected 143 million customers. Equifax, like many companies, handles customer service and complaints through its Twitter account   Read More ...
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