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Asian stocks dip, euro stuck near one-year lows - Tue, 02 Sep 2014
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares drifted lower on Tuesday, with momentum from prior gains fading as investors were left short of cues with the U.S. markets closed on Monday, while the euro continued to probe one-year lows in the uncertainty over the European Central Bank's policy decision later this week.
European investors look past Ukraine, focus on ECB - Mon, 01 Sep 2014
LONDON (Reuters) - European markets advanced despite the conflict in Ukraine, focusing on whether the European Central Bank will announce plans for economic stimulus when it meets this week.
RBI amends Basel III guidelines for banks - Mon, 01 Sep 2014
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian banks can now issue Tier 2 capital with a minimum original maturity of 5 years as against 10 years previously, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said in a notification on Monday, amending some guidelines on Basel III implementation in India.
Govt seeks bids from banks to manage PFC, REC share sales - Mon, 01 Sep 2014
MUMBAI (Reuters) - The government on Monday invited bids from investment banks to manage planned share sales in state-run Power Finance Corp Ltd (PFC) and Rural Electrification Corp Ltd (REC), which could raise a combined $515 million.
Balance of payments rises on robust dollar inflows - Mon, 01 Sep 2014
MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's balance of payments was in surplus for a third straight quarter in April-June, even though the current account deficit widened sharply from the previous quarter due to rising imports, data showed on Monday.
Small Business Blogs
4 Reasons Business Productivity Software Means Better Business – Period - Mon, 01 Sep 2014
Business Productivity Software (BPS) promises to deliver a lot more bang for its buck, both initially and over time, for companies of nearly every shape and size. So What is BPS? Different from standard productivity software, BPS is a revolutionary new approach for integrating systems, people, and business processes. It’s primary focus is to allow ...
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Is the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Working? Numbers Say Yes! - Mon, 01 Sep 2014
Over the last few weeks, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has gone viral prompting millions of videos. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge marketing campaign was created to help find a cure for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, by raising awareness and collecting monetary donations. We’ve all seen the videos on ...
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5 Career Damaging Moves You Need to Avoid Making - Mon, 01 Sep 2014
Careers aren’t made overnight, but a few mistakes can easily derail your career pretty quickly. Whether you’re complacent in your current position, or you’re swept up in office politics, there are many career damaging moves and snafus seasoned professionals can run into. “People make a lot of mistakes in their careers, some are small and ...
How to Properly Handle Your Company’s Meeting Minutes - Mon, 01 Sep 2014
If you have incorporated your business as an S Corporation or a C Corporation, most states require that you keep careful records of the company’s activities. Every time your board of directors meets, your company needs to keep a record on file for regulatory compliance purposes. There is a long list of possible transaction and ...
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Microsoft Temporarily Cuts the Price on the Surface 2 - Mon, 01 Sep 2014
Microsoft is cutting the price on its Surface 2 just a month after cuts to the prices of its Surface Pro 2 devices. The Surface 2 runs the much-maligned Windows 8 RT operating system. Microsoft will be taking $100 off the regular prices of the tablets. That means the 32GB Surface 2 will now cost ...
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