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Asian Shares Bounce Back, Shrugging off Inflation Concerns | Business News
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Asian Shares Bounce Back, Shrugging off Inflation Concerns | Business News

By ELAINE KURTENBACH, AP Business WriterAsian shares bounced back Friday from losses earlier in the week, shrugging off data showing U.S. wholesale prices soared 11% in April from a year earlier.The regional rally followed a mixed and muted close on Wall Street. Oil prices and U.S. futures also were higher.Investors are puzzling over what’s next with inflation and the U.S. central bank’s response to it. Trading has been volatile, with indexes prone to sharp swings as investors try to shield their portfolios from the impact of the highest inflation in decades.Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, fresh off winning Senate confirmation for a second four-year term, for the first time Thursday acknowledged that high inflation and weakness in other economies could thwart his efforts to avoid a re...
Americans are spending $100 more per month on gas than they were a year ago, expert says
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Americans are spending $100 more per month on gas than they were a year ago, expert says

The typical American is spending $100 more a month on gasoline now than they were a year ago, according to an expert at Moody's. Moody's Chief Economist Mark Zandi told CBS News that the rising prices along with inflation has long-term effects and is forcing families to save less for education, retirement or to buy a home.  "I do think the pandemic will fade, and I think the worst of the fallout of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on our economy is behind us. But it's not going to get back to what anybody would consider to be normal, very quickly," he said. Gas prices shot up 17 cents in a week. AAA reports that the national average cost of gasoline as of Tuesday is $4.37.  BURBANK, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 27: Gas prices are displayed at a 76 station on April 27, 2022 in ...
Why and How to Identify Your Primary Customer – Small Business Show 347
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Why and How to Identify Your Primary Customer – Small Business Show 347

Does your business have a Primary Customer? A customer type that you have identified that you focus all your energy and skills trying to make happy? Does this Primary Customer generate most of your profits? If not, why not? Today on The Small Business Show we discuss how and why it is important to identify your Primary Customer for the success of your Small Business.   00:00:00 Small Business Show #347 for Wednesday, September 29, 2021 00:03:00 Beginning the process of selling a business 00:15:07 SPONSOR: Novo: Get Your Free business banking account in just 10 minutes at BankNovo.com/SBS. 00:17:10 SPONSOR: Visit LadderLife.com/sbs today to see if you’re instantly approved for Term Life Insurance. Do it today! 00:18:47 Finding The Right Customers For Your Business Building an Avatar Cus...
Senate Confirms Powell for 2nd Term as Fed Fights Inflation | Business News
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Senate Confirms Powell for 2nd Term as Fed Fights Inflation | Business News

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER, AP Economics WriterWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday confirmed Jerome Powell for a second four-year term as Federal Reserve chair, giving bipartisan backing to Powell's high-stakes efforts to curb the highest inflation in four decades.The 80-19 vote reflected broad support in Congress for the Fed's drive to combat surging prices through a series of sharp interest rate hikes that could extend well into next year. The Fed's goal is to slow borrowing and spending enough to ease the inflation pressures.Since February, when his first term expired, Powell had been leading the central bank in a temporary capacity.He faces a difficult and risky task in trying to quell inflation without weakening the economy so much as to cause a recession. The job market remains robu...
Baby formula shortage worsens as out-of-stock levels reach 40% in half of U.S. states
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Baby formula shortage worsens as out-of-stock levels reach 40% in half of U.S. states

A nationwide shortage of baby formula is particularly acute in some U.S. states, where parents report going to stores in search of the product only to find empty shelves.At retailers across the U.S., 43% of the top-selling baby formula products were out of stock as of the week ending May 8, according to the most recent analysis from Datasembly, which tracks baby formula stock at more than 11,000 stores. Formula was even scarcer in five states, where more than half of the top-selling products were missing from stores. White House press secretary Jenn Psaki on Monday said the Food and Drug Administration is "working around the clock to address any possible shortages" and will look into importing foreign baby formula to meet domestic demand. The FDA said it is working with infant form...
Choosing Accounting Software and the Best Books and Podcasts for Small Business Owners – Small Business Show 348
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Choosing Accounting Software and the Best Books and Podcasts for Small Business Owners – Small Business Show 348

How do you choose the best accounting software for your Small Business? What’s right for one business may not fit the needs of another. Today on The Small Business Show we talk Accounting software during our introduction and then it’s on to books and Podcasts! What business books are your hosts Shannon Jean and Dave Hamilton reading? Join us today to learn about the books that have made an impact on the Small Business success of your hosts. Dave and Shannon also dive into their current favorite Podcasts that they are listening to. Listen in and learn! 00:00:00 Small Business Show #348 for Wednesday, October 6, 2021 00:01:00 Quick Bambee Discussion 00:01:26 Selling Your Business… To the Government? 00:05:09 1202 Small Business Stock Gains Exclusion 00:07:50 What Accounting Software Do You ...
How to Become a Second Act Entrepreneur with Eric Brown » Succeed As Your Own Boss
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How to Become a Second Act Entrepreneur with Eric Brown » Succeed As Your Own Boss

Eric Brown is a serial entrepreneur and highly experienced urban housing developer. In 2000, he started his company, Urbane Apartments, which has developed over 16,000 market-rate apartments nationwide. He is recognized as a vanguard in the family housing industry due to his social media marketing strategies. He recently branched out to go in a new direction with Urbane Farm, a purveyor of 100 unique hot sauce brands, fish sauces, salsas, etc. Eric launched his new book, Second Act Entrepreneur, to help entrepreneurs with their business start-ups. Today, Eric joins me to share his second act entrepreneur journey and what inspired him to write his book. He reveals some of the early lessons he learned in business and why he moved from a long career in property to his new product venture. He ...
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Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Clinical Research Business Named a Leader in Decentralized Clinical Trial Solutions by ISG

WILMINGTON, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The PPD clinical research business of Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, has been distinguished for industry leadership in digital and decentralized clinical trial solutions by Information Services Group (ISG), a leading global technology research and advisory firm. The business was recognized as an ISG Provider Lens Leader for its digital transformation services, including customer solutions for clinical development and patient engagement. This marks the second consecutive year the business has been acknowledged by ISG. In its 2021 ISG Provider Lens™ Life Sciences Digital Services Global Report, ISG recognized Thermo Fisher’s clinical research business with a clinical development leader designation for its skill and dexteri...
Nike accuses StockX of selling counterfeit versions of its shoes
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Nike accuses StockX of selling counterfeit versions of its shoes

Nike is accusing StockX of selling look-alike versions of its shoes and wants a federal judge to force the online marketplace to remove the alleged knockoffs from its website. The athletic apparel giant is already in the middle of another legal battle with StockX involving a trademark infringement case filed in New York earlier this year. At issue are Nike-branded Vault non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, featuring shoes by Nike. The suit claims StockX is capitalizing on Nike's brand without permission to sell its own products. Nike-branded "Vault NFTs" such as this one are at the center of an ongoing lawsuit between Nike and StockX. Nike filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against StockX in February.  StockX ...
Valuing Your Time and the Short & Long Productivity System – Small Business Show 349
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Valuing Your Time and the Short & Long Productivity System – Small Business Show 349

Managing your time as a Small Business owner is a critical part of each day. Join us today as your hosts Shannon Jean and Dave Hamilton discuss how to identify when your time becomes more valuable than the task you are working on and how to delegate so you can more effectively apply your skills to another task. We also introduce a new Long & Short productivity system that Shannon has been developing to help him “eat the frog” in the most productive manner as possible. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 44:17 — 31.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | Email | | More Related Source link