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GK delivers best performance in history 2021-02-27 08:41:55At nearly a century old and within the context of a raging pandemic, GraceKennedy Limited improved its earnings by nearly $2 billion last year, in wha

Stocks Round Up | 89 stocks traded 2021-02-26 17:29:02The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index closed Friday on a winning note. The moderate trading session ended with an advance/decline ratio of

Digital exchange Coinbase takes a step towards going 2021-02-26 00:20:20C oinbase has filed papers with United States regulators to become a publicly traded company as digital currencies continue to march towards mainstrea

Manhattan prosecutor gets Trump tax records after long 2021-02-26 00:19:49A New York prosecutor has obtained copies of Donald Trump’s tax records after the Supreme Court this week rejected the former president’s

Caribbean rum truce holds with signing of sixth 2021-02-26 00:19:19P roducers of rum in the Caribbean subgrouping of the African, Caribbean and Pacific region on the one hand, and French Caribbean rum makers on the ot

Key Motors battles automaker Hyundai over $80m debt 2021-02-26 00:19:01A uto dealer Key Motors Limited has been granted a months-long stay of execution of judgments against it that emanated from arbitration proceedings in

Trade law getting a makeover - JMEA 2021-02-26 00:18:56At over 65 years old and with commerce going through a transition, Jamaica’s trade law is due for a makeover and the Ministry of Industry, Inves

Lawsuits filed against auto insurers over premiums in 2021-02-26 00:18:46Class action lawsuits were filed in Nevada against 10 major auto insurance companies on Tuesday, contending that the companies charged excessive insur

Pay scale delayed, but bank watchers pressing ahead 2021-02-26 00:18:32B ank of Jamaica, BOJ, and other overseers of the financial sector, it appears, will have to recruit staff at a lower scale than they desire, for at l

Wigton braces for fall-off in revenue under contract 2021-02-26 00:18:09Come April, Wigton Windfarm Limited will transition to a new and lower rate for the wind power it sells to JPS, under one of its contracts, putting fu

Walter Molano | Debt and doubt: The Suriname 2021-02-26 00:18:02Located in the northeastern rump of South America, Suriname is one of the three countries known as the Guianas. The other two are Guyana and French Gu

Stocks Round Up | iCreate today's top winner, 2021-02-25 15:58:34The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index closed Thursday marginally regaining lost ground. The slow trading session ended with an advance/decl

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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.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos To Step Down From 2021-02-02 16:20:41Bezos will become executive chair of the company later this year.

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.

Reddit, GameStop And Wall Street: Here’s Everything You 2021-01-29 16:12:45Free trading apps like Robinhood have seen an influx of new users ― and the video game retailer's stock surge is tied into that.

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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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

Empowerment will be at the heart of the 2021-02-16 01:00:00COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of keeping patients, families, and caregivers informed and connected, and of valuing them as co-creators in bu

When molehills are worse than mountains 2021-02-15 01:00:00Service industry missteps are inevitable, but not all are created equal. The authors of this new study find that the buildup of "microfailures" --

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

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Discoms' outstanding dues to power gencos rise 24% 2021-02-28 00:44:44The portal was launched in May 2018 to bring in transparency in power purchase transactions between the generators and discoms

Nine of top 10 firms lose nearly Rs 2021-02-28 00:43:52Reliance Industries was the only scrip to post gains in its market valuation among the top 10 valued companies

Isro's PSLV-C51 successfully places Brazilian satellite Amazonia-1 in 2021-02-28 00:30:38At the end of a nearly 26-hour countdown, the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle lifted off from the first launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at

Biden urges Senate to quickly pass $1.9 trillion 2021-02-28 00:02:40"If we act now - decisively, quickly, and boldly - we can finally get ahead of this virus. We can finally get our economy moving again," he said

96% people faced drop in earnings during Covid-19 2021-02-27 23:35:47The Centre announced a nationwide lockdown in March last year following the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country. Later, after a few months, restrictio

RBI should be free to unilaterally decide on 2021-02-27 23:35:33The currency and finance report, which the central bank claims is not its official view, says the RBI must retain the freedom to tweak the reverse rep

'Bonds are not the place to be these 2021-02-27 23:01:12Fixed-income investors worldwide - whether pension funds, insurance companies or retirees - face a bleak future, says Berkshire Hathaway CEO

Coronavirus LIVE: India sees 16,752 new cases, 113 2021-02-27 23:00:57Coronavirus LIVE updates: Globally, more than 114.3 million people have been infected by the virus and the death toll stands at 2,536,694

Amit Shah to attend public, organisational programmes in 2021-02-27 22:27:21Union Home Minister Amit Shah will attend public and organisational programmes in Puducherry and Tamil Nadu on Sunday, informed an official statement

Warren Buffett won't take the Reddit bait, suggests 2021-02-27 22:16:44No mention of Bitcoin, Robinhood or WallStreetBets in Buffett's latest annual letter but plenty of homespun value-investing wisdom

Odisha: Covid test mandatory for passengers arriving from 2021-02-27 21:57:02'Passengers arriving from Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Punjab, and MP will undergo screening tests at the airport in Odisha,' says state Healt


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