20, Apr, 2019
4 small and profitable business ideas in India: to start with minimal investment

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The chase for arranging funds has been the most despicable aspect of any business entrepreneur’s existence from times of yore. Many aspirants abandon their dream to assemble, make, and improve and easily succumb to the poor situation without understanding that a good business thought will eventually pool in the abundance […]

Vanguard is launching its first-ever actively managed mutual fund focused on environmental, social and governance factors. ASSOCIATED PRESS Vanguard, the $5.3 trillion-in-assets behemoth that popularized index investing, announced it’s jumping on the ESG bandwagon. ESG strategies consider environmental, social and governance factors when choosing stocks and bonds. It’s Wall Street’s latest […]

There is no longer a delineation between digital and traditional customers. Anyone with a smartphone traverses between online and offline activities without a second thought. As they do, they gain a penchant for modern conveniences, such as speed, utility and real-time assistance. Along the way, they also become more and […]

The energy trade is burning up. The energy ETF (XLE) just posted its biggest monthly gain since 2015, buoyed by oil’s bestJanuary since 1983. Frank Cappelleri, chief market technician at Instinet, said that kind of advance could fuel an even bigger crude rally which may spill over into energy stocks. […]

Yana Paskova | Bloomberg | Getty Images Raymond James is telling investors to scale back their positions in payments company Square. The firm downgraded the stock to “underperform” from “market perform,” citing a lack of growth opportunities on the horizon and its move into banking as a negative catalyst for […]

Perhaps the hardest part of being a member of the workforce today is predicting which skills and which jobs jobs will be needed in the economy of tomorrow. On Thursday, the Brookings Institute released a sobering report that details the impact technologies such as Automated Intelligence (AI) will have on […]

Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Shares of Amazon rose as much as 3 percent and then dipped more than 2 percent negative in extended trading Thursday after reporting better-than-expected earnings and light guidance. The e-commerce giant beat on the top and bottom line. Earnings per share […]

Apple CEO Tim Cook greets shoppers at a Palo Alto Apple store on Sept. 21, 2018 for the release of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. Apple’s stock climbed 6.8 percent Wednesday after the company reported that iPhone sales — once considered the most important metric for the company […]

Kiyoshi Ota | Bloomberg | Getty Images Attendees wait in line to play video games on Nintendo Switch game consoles during the new console’s unveiling in Tokyo on Jan. 13, 2017. Nintendo is less optimistic about how many of Switch units it will manage to sell by the end of […]

Chinese President Xi Jinping promised on Monday to lower tariffs, broaden market access and import more from overseas at the start of a trade expo designed to demonstrate goodwill amid mounting frictions with the United States and others. The Nov. 5-10 China International Import Expo, or CIIE, brings thousands of […]

FBI Director Christopher Wray; CIA Director Gina Haspel and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats arrive with other U.S. intelligence community officials to testify before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on “worldwide threats” on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 29, 2019. A new government report calls China the top […]

Young man working out and swimming laps There is a common myth that those who achieve success or accomplish something extraordinary in this world are born with rare qualities that set them apart from the rest of us. But the idea that success requires that “special something” is what prevents […]

Oil and gas business activity in Texas and neighboring states plunged in the fourth quarter, according to the Dallas Federal Reserve. The survey from the Fed’s 11th District also showed company sentiment turned negative for the first time in nearly two years and executives don’t expect much of an oil […]

The number of companies warning of a slowdown in China is growing, with both construction machinery company Caterpillar and chipmaker Nvidia blaming weaker demand in the country for disappointing figures, a bad omen for the global economy. “Sales in Asia/Pacific declined due to lower demand in China, partially offset by […]