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Trade Pact with EU Opens Doors for South American Economies

By   /  Tue 4 Muharram 1441AH 3-9-2019AD  /  Global Finance  /  No Comments

World Economy News 20/07/2019 Even in an age of globalized free trade, some of South America’s biggest economies have remained the kind of outliers of which U.S. President Donald Trump, with his skepticism toward international commerce, might approve. That was long the case of the four member states of Mercosur, the bloc comprising Argentina, Brazil, […]

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U.S.-China Trade War Ripples Around The World

By   /  Thu 28 Dhul Hijjah 1440AH 29-8-2019AD  /  Global Finance  /  No Comments

With each shot fired in the ongoing U.S.-China trade confrontation, the margin narrows for President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping to not only save face by coming to a mutually beneficial resolution – but also to limit the collateral damage a clash of the world’s two largest economies is already starting to produce. […]

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Black Panther Inspired Urban Farming

By   /  Mon 21 Shawwal 1440AH 24-6-2019AD  /  Small Business  /  No Comments

In the early 20th century the American city of Detroit was a booming industrial powerhouse and world leader in car manufacturing. But since the major car companies closed their factories, more than a million taxpayers have moved out of Detroit, leaving behind more than 100 square kilometres of vacant land, and nearly 40,000 abandoned houses. […]

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How do you turn around the culture of a 130,000 person company? Ask Satya Nadella

By   /  Mon 8 Ramadan 1440AH 13-5-2019AD  /  Global Finance  /  No Comments

By Simone Stolzoff February 1, 2019 Quartz contributor It was March 27, 2014, and Satya Nadella was about to make his first public appearance as CEO of Microsoft. The tone, he knew, would be important. Nadella’s predecessor, Steve Ballmer, was famous for making public appearances feel epic. At a 1991 meeting in Japan, he seemed to injure his vocal chords because he […]

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How To Begin to Build Wealth

By   /  Fri 28 Shaban 1440AH 3-5-2019AD  /  Building Wealth 101  /  No Comments

  BY MIRIAM CALDWELL Updated March 07, 2019 Often people will stress the importance of saving a certain percentage of your income each month. One common number is ten percent, another is twenty-five percent, but people seldom say what you should do with the savings once you put it aside. This is where the difference between building […]

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BB & T Buy’s out Suntrust Bank

By   /  Fri 3 Jumada Al Akhira 1440AH 8-2-2019AD  /  Global Finance  /  No Comments

Aparajita Saxena, Imani Moise, Liana B. Baker 6 Min Read (Reuters) – A more permissive regulatory environment culminated on Thursday in the biggest bank merger since the 2007-2009 financial crisis, and more deals are likely, analysts and investors said. U.S. regional lender BB&T Corp said it will buy rival SunTrust Banks Inc for about $28 […]

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5 Everyday Money Management Tips for Small Business Owners

By   /  Sun 17 Rabi Al Awwal 1440AH 25-11-2018AD  /  Small Business  /  No Comments

  ••• By Alyssa Gregory Updated April 28, 2018 While there can be many different challenges when starting and managing a small business, money concerns top the list for most small business owners. There are many ways you can give your business a financial overhaul by modifying your operations processes, but there are also some […]

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9 Steps to Financial Freedom

By   /  Sun 26 Safar 1440AH 4-11-2018AD  /  Building Wealth 101  /  No Comments

9 Steps to Financial Freedom 1. Shift to a net-worth mindset and start tracking your net-worth (the most important number in personal finance) While your income, your savings rate, your investment returns, your debt to income ratio, and all those other numbers are important when optimizing your money, the single most important metric that you […]

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Estates and Trusts: An Overview

By   /  Sun 26 Safar 1440AH 4-11-2018AD  /  Trust/Estate  /  No Comments

During the early 1500’s in England landowners found it advantageous to convey the legal title of their land to third parties while retaining the benefits of ownership. Because they were not the real “owners” of the land, and wealth was primarily measured by the amount of land owned, they were immune from creditors and may […]

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What To Expect When Trump’s Tax Law Takes Effect

By   /  Sun 26 Safar 1440AH 4-11-2018AD  /  Taxes  /  No Comments

By Naomi Jagoda – 12/31/17 08:00 AM EST President Trump’s new tax law makes changes to the code that will shape decisions made from individual filers to massive corporations. The new law, which for the most part takes effect Jan. 1, is already influencing taxpayers’ behavior, with some companies announcing bonuses and hordes of citizens […]

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