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Fed in no hurry to raise interest rates 2021-02-25 00:15:03United States Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told Congress on Wednesday that the central bank will not start raising interest rates until it b

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Kai-Ann Skeete | Revisiting the Caricom Single Domestic 2021-02-24 00:19:21The 32nd intersessional meeting of the heads of Caricom governments ends today, February 24. This regular meeting will allow regional leaders to furth

Plastics market untamed - Gov’t weighs ban 2021-02-24 00:18:05For months, Jamaican manufacturers watched as non-biodegradable plastics entered the market and grew in volume, even while they were still counting th

New Jersey to set up marijuana market 2021-02-24 00:16:57Legislation to set up a recreational marijuana marketplace, decriminalise cannabis and loosen penalties for underage possession of the drug and alcoho

Chinese loans to Latin America plunge as virus 2021-02-24 00:16:30It seemed like a match made in finance heaven. In 2010, China, its economy roaring and state companies looking to expand globally, set its eyes on La

JPS pumps US$16m into Nest power plant 2021-02-24 00:16:21The power plant under construction at ‘The Nest’ is costing US$16 million or $2.4 billion in local currency, utility company Jamaica Publi

Adjusted Fesco IPO prospectus headed back to regulators 2021-02-24 00:09:50NCB Capital Markets Limited, the lead broker and arranger of the initial public offering of shares, or IPO, in petroleum marketing company Future Ener

Stocks Round Up | Caribbean Producers today's top 2021-02-23 18:02:32The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index closed Tuesday losing ground marginally. The moderately active trading ended with an advance/decline

Microsoft, EU publishers seek Australia-style news payments 2021-02-23 00:16:43Microsoft is teaming up with European publishers to push for a system to make big tech platforms pay for news, raising the stakes in the brewing battl

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Workers organize biggest union push in Amazon's history 2021-02-12 12:08:00Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama are organizing the largest unionization push since the company was founded. A successful effort could motivate oth

New boost for businesses of color in the 2021-02-09 11:32:54Minority-owned businesses in the U.S. have been hit especially hard by the pandemic. One company is partnering with seven cities and nine historically

Why the Lunar New Year matters for Maine 2021-02-08 13:04:23More than a year after the first COVID-19 case surfaced, international business and trade logistics are still being upended. As Lunar New Year restric

GameStop drama a win for the little guys? 2021-02-04 17:16:00GameStop appeared to be a David and Goliath story. Underneath is a more complicated tale of Wall Street, morality, and who’s able to profit.

In the thick of COVID-19, small businesses hesitate 2021-02-04 14:55:20Owners of small businesses are slow to hire because they’re unsure if they’ll pull in enough revenue to keep employees. The Small Business

How Bezos will continue to guide Amazon after 2021-02-03 11:29:06Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has announced he is resigning as CEO and will transition into the role of ”executive chairman.” Long-time Amazon

What's going on with GameStop's stock? 2021-01-28 10:59:20Professional investors and hedge funds bet that GameStop’s stock would keep falling. When it started to go up, small investors rallied behind it

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Why Amazon Insisted On An In-Person Union Election 2021-02-05 16:49:14The retail giant says it's worried about low participation with mail-in ballots. But experts say it's more about delay and intimidation.

United Way Worldwide Releases Sham Internal Investigation 2021-02-05 05:45:05One of the largest nonprofits in the country says it’s in the clear when it comes to sexual harassment allegations. Its own documents show other

Amazon To Pay $61.7 Million To Settle Charges 2021-02-03 05:35:17“In total, Amazon stole nearly one-third of drivers’ tips to pad its own bottom line,” Commissioner Rohit Chopra said.

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GameStop Soars Again; Wall Street Bends Under The 2021-01-29 19:07:12The video game retailer shot up nearly 70%, clawing back much of its steep loss from the day before.

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United Way CEO’s Fate Uncertain Amid Growing Crisis 2021-01-29 05:45:06CEO Brian Gallagher's organization is facing financial trouble as investigators look into a culture of sexual harassment and retaliation that he alle

Twitter Users Jeer Billionaire's Gripe About Not Paying 2021-01-28 17:37:08Leon Cooperman ranted on CNBC that the idea of a "fair share" is a "bullshit concept" that just attacks wealthy people.

Robinhood Slammed After Halting Users From Buying Surging 2021-01-28 11:03:45The popular stock-trading app stopped purchases of companies like GameStop and AMC Entertainment that have been driven sky-high by people on Reddit.

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Study Finds Essential Workers Like Cooks Are More 2021-01-26 11:29:34People working in agriculture, warehouses and call centers in California have all faced higher mortality rates than the average worker.

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Three steps to the "best next" workplace 2021-02-22 01:00:00When COVID-19 wanes, returning to normal won't be good enough. Leaders need practices to help them create a future that's amazing.

Detective story 2021-02-17 01:00:00Homicide, David Simon's classic study of Baltimore's detective squads, contains powerful management lessons for how to manage and function in a high

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Why we need a "Take Your Manager to 2021-02-11 01:00:00A new idea to help bosses understand workers' challenges: Take Your Manager to Care-Work Day. Josh Levs explains how it would work and why it's nee

How Sage Group is supporting resilience in small 2021-02-09 01:00:00Sage Group is one of the U.K.'s biggest tech companies and has seen firsthand how COVID-19 has hit the small and medium-sized business market. In an

How India can live up to its full 2021-02-08 01:00:00Can India boost its annual growth rate to 9 percent? A major PwC report argues that the country can live up to its full potential in the coming decad

Pfizer's vaccine machine 2021-02-04 01:00:00Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla was one year into his tenure at the helm of the pharmaceutical company when COVID-19 hit. In an interview with strategy+busi

Setting your company up for success in 2021 2021-02-02 01:00:00For the leaders who were in COVID-19-response mode throughout 2020, it's time to stop winging it and make a flight plan. Here are four actions compa

Supporting employees working from home 2021-01-29 01:00:00The end of the pandemic is finally in sight, but the distractions, stresses, and fears that WFH employees have experienced to date could get worse bec

Why the first five minutes of a meeting 2021-01-26 01:00:00Employees' lack of engagement during meetings often stems from the mistaken assumption that they are time sinks. But leaders who routinely host dyna

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Q3 GDP: India growing again, but vaccination critical New! 2021-02-26 09:48:13With services sector not yet fully functional, consumption spending - private and government - continues to trend lower. However, capital formation di

Indian economy to contract by 8% in 2020-21, New! 2021-02-26 09:38:01Real GDP or GDP at Constant Prices (2011-12) in the year 2020-21 is likely to attain a level of Rs 134.09 trillion

Govt says pre-pandemic times are here as Q3 New! 2021-02-26 09:26:48'Significant recovery in manufacturing and construction augurs well for the support these sectors are expected to provide to growth in FY22,' says M

SUV with explosives found near Ambani's house had New! 2021-02-26 09:08:35A letter found inside said it was only a 'glimpse' of things to come, police said on Friday

Covid-19 LIVE: Bharat Biotech to supply 20 mn New! 2021-02-26 08:42:15Coronavirus live updates: The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (2,130,000), Kerala (1,049,000), Karnataka (949,636), Andhra Pr

LIVE: Mamata questions rationale behind 8-phase assembly polls New! 2021-02-26 08:38:16Election 2021 schedule: ECI has announced election dates for West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry Assembly elections. Stay tuned for

5 assembly polls to begin Mar 27, WB New! 2021-02-26 08:31:58As many as 186 million voters will be eligible to cast their votes at 270,000 polling stations for 824 assembly seats across Assam, West Bengal, Keral

Stock market crash wipes off Rs 5.3 trillion New! 2021-02-26 07:59:25The benchmark BSE Sensex crashed more than 1,900 points

GDP numbers: Positive surprise for third quarter but New! 2021-02-26 07:51:04The GDP forecasts do indicate that we are on the right path and in the absence of any serious localized lockdowns can be expected to accelerate with t

Eight core industries' output up 0.1% in January New! 2021-02-26 06:59:49The rise came on the back of growth in the production of fertiliser, steel and electricity

Indices log biggest 1-day fall in 9 mths; New! 2021-02-26 06:23:15In the intra-day trade, the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex tumbled 2,149 points while the Nifty50 index slumped 629 points

Bond yields, US air strike: What dragged the New! 2021-02-26 06:09:27A rise in commodity prices has fanned inflation risks, pushing bond yields higher. That apart, the US launched airstrikes in Syria on Thursday, which

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