This has been a good year for the global economy, and 2018 will follow that trend, analysts at Goldman Sachs said. Economic growth around the world has picked up steam this year. Germany — Europe’s largest economy — grew an unexpectedly strong 0.8 percent in the third quarter. In Japan, the economy has grown for
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The website of Generosity, a platform for “socially conscious fundraising” owned by Indiegogo, states that donors should contact campaign organizers to determine if donations are tax deductible. The website advertises campaigns that claim to benefit registered nonprofits alongside campaigns that make no such claims. Donations can even create unintended headaches for recipients. If a beneficiary
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Throughout the twentieth century, business schools heralded General Electric (GE) as America’s most iconic company. It set the standards in leadership, organization, and effective management processes. The company delivered remarkable results over its storied history, evidenced by its stature as the only original component of the Dow Jones industrial average still on the list. Today
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Swiss financial markets authority FINMA has found that the Swiss subsidiary of U.S. investment bank JPMorgan broke anti-money laundering rules, a Swiss court document showed. FINMA ruled on June 30 that JPMorgan Switzerland had “seriously infringed” regulatory oversight provisions, according to a ruling issued by the Federal Administrative Court on Nov. 8 and published on
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Abercrombie & Fitch posted quarterly same-store sales growth after more than a year of declines and forecast robust sales for the holiday quarter, as its California-themed surfwear brand Hollister helped revive the retailer. Shares of the company, which also beat its third-quarter net sales and profit estimates, jumped 25 percent to $15.09 in premarket trading
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Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images Nike sneakers sit on display at a Foot Locker store inside the South Park Mall in Strongsville, Ohio, March 4, 2014. Shares of sports retailers soared on Friday after Foot Locker, Shoe Carnival, and Hibbett Sports reported better-than-expected quarterly profits. Foot Locker, up 22 percent, was the most
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Wells Fargo‘s head of consumer lending was fired this week over a communication he had with another former executive about that person’s firing. The San Francisco-based bank said Friday that Franklin Codel, a senior executive vice president who had been promoted to the position as head of Consumer Lending only last year, was dismissed, effective
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Square’s bitcoin testing adds to the company’s innovative reputation and could spell earnings success down the road, according to one Wall Street analyst. Evercore ISI upgraded shares of Square on Thursday, citing the company’s new lineup of payment technology and rapid revenue growth. “Following our meeting Wednesday with CFO Sarah Friar, we are upgrading Square
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Sessions, who was the first senator to endorse Trump’s presidential bid, said during his confirmation hearing that he “did not have communications with the Russians.” Following reports that Sessions had met twice with Kislyak during the campaign, Sessions issued a letter to Congress saying his previous testimony had been “correct,” but acknowledged the two incidents.
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Getty Images Members of the Houston Texans kneel during the national anthem before the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on October 29, 2017 in Seattle, Washington. Professional sports leagues like the National Football League will not have tax-exempt status if the current version of the Senate tax bill goes through. Professional football
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Intuitive Surgical’s robots will expand to new applications and boost the company’s sales, according to a top Wall Street firm. Goldman Sachs reiterated its buy rating for the surgical robot maker, predicting the company will report earnings above expectations next year. “Our latest checks with management and physician users leave us incrementally bullish on the
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