Archive | January, 2013

Australian Dollar Buoyed by Rebound in Business Confidence – Wall Street Journal

Posted on 29 January 2013 by admin


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Australian Dollar Buoyed by Rebound in Business Confidence
Wall Street Journal
"The sharp improvement in the business confidence index within the NAB survey captured a few headlines," said Alex Stanley, a strategist at Commonwealth Bank of Australia . Still, data on business conditions--including profitability, employment and ...
Australian Business Sentiment Surges Most in More Than a DecadeBloomberg
Australia Business Sentiment Surges As Global Worries EaseRTT News
Australian business confidence improves in December: surveyShanghai Daily (subscription)
The West Australian
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Legalized pot turning into business opportunities – KING5.com

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Legalized pot turning into business opportunities
KING5.com
SEATTLE -- Investors, politicians, lobbyists and business people with ideas for making money off the legalization of marijuana met in Seattle Monday night. At a National Cannabis Industry Association meeting, the city attorney, mayor and government ...

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Metro Detroit’s convention and visitor business outlook for 2013 is upbeat – Detroit Free Press

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Metro Detroit's convention and visitor business outlook for 2013 is upbeat
Detroit Free Press
Among the highlights: Booked business for conventions, trade shows and meetings rose to nearly $200 million in 2012 from $94 million the year before, Larry Alexander, president of the bureau, told the meeting at the Max M. Fisher Music Center. Another ...

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The Business Of Scouting And A Crisis Of Our Own Making – Forbes

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The Business Of Scouting And A Crisis Of Our Own Making
Forbes
In some ways that early startup experience really set an impossible standard for my future business ventures… we didn't just satisfy customers. Instead, the words we published and ideas we promoted brought customer letters proclaiming “Bless you for ...

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Immigration reform moves cheered in Bay Area business, immigrant communities – San Jose Mercury News

Posted on 29 January 2013 by admin


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Immigration reform moves cheered in Bay Area business, immigrant communities
San Jose Mercury News
The immigration overhaul being negotiated in Congress could shape the future of Bay Area society and business by granting green cards to foreign students who dream of working in Silicon Valley after graduating from American schools; tighten the ...
Business leaders hail migration frameworkArizona Republic
Businesses rush to back immigration reformsPhoenix Business Journal (blog)
Here's How The New Immigration Plan Would Provide A Path To Citizenship For ...Business Insider
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Hess exits storage, refining; fund may seek board seats – Fox Business

Posted on 28 January 2013 by admin


Hess exits storage, refining; fund may seek board seats
Fox Business
Published January 28, 2013. Reuters. Hess Corp on Monday announced plans to sell its oil storage terminal network and exit the oil refining business, after activist hedge fund Elliott Associates said it was considering nominating directors to the Hess ...

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More Immigration Is Good for Business – U.S. News & World Report (blog)

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U.S. News & World Report (blog)

More Immigration Is Good for Business
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
Perhaps the biggest contribution immigrants make to the U.S. economy is starting new businesses. Research by the Kauffman Foundation, which promotes entrepreneurship, shows that immigrants are twice as likely to start a new business as native-born ...

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What’s Driving the Spike in Small Business Acquisitions – Businessweek

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What's Driving the Spike in Small Business Acquisitions
Businessweek
In October, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Eric Bahn sold Beat The GMAT, his social network startup for MBA applicants, to Hobsons, an education technology company in Cincinnati. The money, he says, was “too good for us to pass up.” Timing was also a big ...

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At Business Schools, Renewed Interest in Real Estate – U.S. News & World Report

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U.S. News & World Report

At Business Schools, Renewed Interest in Real Estate
U.S. News & World Report
Real estate is by no means the top field of study for business school students, but it is starting to regain its former popularity. At Dartmouth College's Tuck School of Business, around 5 percent of the student body is specializing in real estate ...
Best in Real Estate deadline extendedMinneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

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Gauge of US business spending plans edges higher – Reuters

Posted on 28 January 2013 by admin


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Gauge of US business spending plans edges higher
Reuters
By Jason Lange. WASHINGTON | Mon Jan 28, 2013 2:04pm EST. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A gauge of U.S. business investment plans improved in December, a sign companies were betting the economy will pick up despite fears over tighter fiscal policy.
Measure of Business Spending Improved 4.6% in DecemberNew York Times

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