Month: February 2017

BILL GATES: A new kind of terrorism could wipe out 30 million people in less than a year — and we are not prepared

BILL GATES: A new kind of terrorism could wipe out 30 million people in less than a year — and we are not prepared

Mike Nudelman/Business Insider The following op-ed was exclusively provided to Business Insider to coincide with a speech Bill Gates is giving for the Munich Security Conference. The following is an abridged version of his remarks. When I decided 20 years ago to make global health the focus of my philanthropic work, I didn’t imagine that…

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Edcon’s brave new board

Edcon’s brave new board

Having staved offinevitable bankruptcy by restructuring its debt, which effectively saw creditors take over retail group Edcon, the company has announced a sparkly new board. The combined leadership, which has significant skills in retail, strategic thinking, business turnaround and debt management will now help to steer the company back towards profitability. The non-executive chairman of…

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Trump’s Mar-a-Lago visits are hurting business, companies say

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago visits are hurting business, companies say

LANTANA, Fla. –President Donald Trump’s frequent visits to Mar-a-Lago have companies at a nearby airport in a financial nosedive. The Secret Service closed Lantana Airport on Friday for the third straight weekend because of the president’s return to his Palm Beach resort, meaning its maintenance companies, a banner-flying business and another two dozen businesses are…

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Starting a New Business if You’ve Got a Poor Credit History

Starting a New Business if You’ve Got a Poor Credit History

Jane Clack is from free debt advice provider PayPlan. Not only does she help thousands of people struggling with their finances every year, but shes also run her own business. She tells newbusiness.co.uk how individuals whove had money problems can still become budding entrepreneurs. PayPlans own research shows that a growing number of people are…

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What is 5G and How Can It Help Your Business?

What is 5G and How Can It Help Your Business?

In this day and age, the success of a business can live or die based upon the reliability of its wireless service. It doesn’t matter whether you’re operating a bustling eCommerce business or a quiet corner grill. In some way, shape or form, you’ve got to have a decent connectivity. That’s why so many business…

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Memorial’s Financial Picture, What’s Next

Memorial’s Financial Picture, What’s Next

Next week, Curtis Lewis is expected to assume the chairmanship of the Memorial Health Board, perhaps an unenviable position in terms of current financial projections. “We are continuing our efforts to cut costs and also search for a potential partner, that’s about all I can say right now,” he said as we spoke in his…

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Official Figures Show Unexpected Dip In Retail Sales

Official Figures Show Unexpected Dip In Retail Sales

Official figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) released today show that retail sales fell last month, adding to recent evidence that consumers are starting to rein in their spending amid prices rises and economy uncertainty caused by the Brexit vote. Sales volumes fell by 0.3% in January compared with the previous month. Analysts…

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Credit Suisse reiterated Onesavings Bank (LON:OSB) as ‘Outperform’

Credit Suisse reiterated Onesavings Bank (LON:OSB) as ‘Outperform’

OneSavings Bank plc (OSB) is a United Kingdom-based lending and retail savings company. The Company operates through three segments: Buy-to-Let/SME, Residential Mortgages and Personal Loans. The Company provides Buy-to-Let mortgages secured on residential property held for investment purposes by experienced and professional landlords and commercial mortgages secured on commercial and semicommercial properties held for investment…

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High-interest loans just make financial problems worse

High-interest loans just make financial problems worse

Im on record stating your primary financial aim isnt to have great credit. Your primary financial aim in life should be to have money, not be good at borrowing it. However, there are severe consequences of completely dismissing your credit score. A 23% interest rate is the perfect example. Lets review what could have gone…

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