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Among well-known technology companies doing cutting edge work, at 106 years old, IBM may well be the oldest. Its current CEO, Ginni Rometty, appreciates this history and is focused on reinventing the company for the next generation. Gender equity and diversity issues plague many technologies firms, and Romney sees herself as a role model even as she recognizes a longstanding inclusive culture within IBM.
Facebook has 2 billion users, record profits, vast influence, and big problems in Washington. While on paternity leave, Facebook’s CEO has been unable to avoid what’s become a second full-time job: managing an escalating series of political crises.
Toys "R" Us Inc. will live because manufacturers such as Mattel and Hasbro can’t let it die. They are offering pledges of support to counter Amazon and Wal-Mart and are propping up this single-category store.
Worldwide cocoa prices have fallen about 40 percent over the past three years, as good harvests have led to a growth in supply without much to change demand. As part of a measure to help support cocoa farmers, the Ghana Cocoa Board guarantees that farmers receive a set price per pound. But with falling worldwide cocoa prices and with costs incurred by the Ghana Cocoa Board, the board loses money on every transaction. Complicating matters is the fact that growers from neighboring Ivory Coast smuggle their beans into Ghana in order to obtain the higher prices, which further strains the government of Ghana's ability to maintain its high prices.
For more than two decades, Russian grandmaster Lev Alburt has taught strategy, patience, and prognostication to the finest in finance.
Expelled from Cooper Union, the son of German immigrants finds a way to express his passion for patterns, numbers, and images to communicate big concepts in an award-winning way.
A millennial CEO lays out a six-step strategy to overcome the stereotypical impressions the generation of those in management has about 18- to 35-year-olds.
The sustained low prices for jet fuel, combined with turmoil in the Middle East and new operating models by airline carriers, have put a squeeze on the demand for large, wide-body jets from Boeing Co. and Airbus SE.
Now that Toys "R" Us Inc. is in bankruptcy, how will it report soon-to-be restructured debt in financial reports? And how will creditors and their auditors decide what value to put on their claims against the company? This example provides an excellent backdrop for accounting students to review and understand the critical accounting rules for troubled debt and its potential restructuring.
There is a lot of money to be made at gaming tournaments. However, laws in Japan prevent gaming competition.
Consumers may lose their credit identities. Already two Equifax senior executives have lost their jobs — although others may have acted to not lose their personal investments in Equifax stock, which lost a third of its value within a week. What can an individual do now, and what can the industry do to not only monitor credit worthiness but also reliability?
When we watch coverage of natural disasters, we're repeatedly told of the enormous losses in dollars, like estimates of $58 billion from Irma in Florida. Cavalry Construction is one of the legion of firms in the reconstruction business that has been growing with the increasing size and frequency of natural disasters.
Honesty is not always the common policy in the reconstruction business. But Frank Jones’ straight-shooter rule of customer service has seen his company grow by 10 percent annually since the proliferation of hurricanes, tornadoes, and hailstorms.
A minor industry has developed in visas through the EB-5 program. The EB-5 program lets immigrants obtain residency visas in exchange for investing at least $500,000 in distressed areas in the United States.
Michael Milken is right to point out that private equity is getting rich in no small part because of the lax practices of bond investors. But if these buyout firms go too far, they risk jeopardizing their own success.
The Indian government’s cash ban and tax overhaul will depress growth in 2017. Economic data released on August 31, 2017, showed that growth slowed to a rate of 5.7 percent in the three months that ended June 30 from 7.9 percent a year earlier. This slowdown represents India’s weakest pace of economic growth since 2014. In addition, due to the slowed economic growth, foreign investors pulled $1.7 billion out of Indian equities in August. But polls show Indian voters have not lost faith in the government’s ability to steer the economy.
The smartphone makers and carriers are going to greater lengths to disguise the rising costs of their phones, which are about to cross a big psychological threshold. Apple’s next iPhone and the latest Samsung Note approach four figures.
Fraudsters are finding it harder to get away with using fake plastic. Scammers are constructing fake people to get real credit cards.
Gierad Laput, a doctoral student at Carnegie Mellon's Future Interfaces Group, has developed a sensor that resides in a room and relays information on potentially important changes in the room's environment relating to several appliances or units there. This is an improvement because customer won't have to have separate sensors for each unit. Funding to further explore the possibilities of monetizing this innovation has already reached $2.2 million.
Silicon Valley companies are a tale of two workers. Tech company employees enjoy good wages and benefits. Many service workers on the tech company campuses, however, are employed by contractors and receive much lower wages and fewer benefits. By focusing attention on the well-known tech companies, labor unions are successfully organizing contract workers.
In their early twenties, most people start down their career path and start making their way up. It's not the time to sit back and wait for future opportunities to fall in your lap.
It may be difficult to believe, but being the smartest person in the room isn't always enough to succeed in business. The ability to relate to people is the ultimate benchmark for success.
Globalism is alive and well in Germany, where 46 percent of GDP comes from exports. While large, well-known manufacturing firms are responsible for some of these exports, so are the much smaller, privately owned German manufacturing firms that export goods worldwide. Delo Industrie Klebstoffe GmbH, for example, makes the glue used in 80 percent of smart cards worldwide.
Long ago Congress passed reforms indicating that permanent tax cuts need to be budget neutral relative to the deficit. That's making it very difficult to develop a strategy that aligns with the promised reduction in corporate taxes.
Your new smartphone could cost you more than $1,000. Will you line up to get one?