• Visa credit cards are displayed in Washington
    Visa says revenue growth to slow, Russia … Reuters - 7 hours ago

    Visa Inc , the world's largest credit and debit card company, said U.S. sanctions on Russia were hurting its card transaction volumes and that revenue growth would slow … More »Visa says revenue growth to slow, Russia …

    Visa credit cards are displayed in Washington

    Visa Inc , the world's largest credit and debit card company, said U.S. sanctions on Russia were hurting its card transaction volumes and that revenue growth would slow further this quarter, sending its shares down 5 percent after the bell. Visa's quarterly revenue growth slid to a single digit in percentage terms for …

  • A Bank of America sign is shown on a building in downtown Los Angeles, California
    U.S. Justice Department seeks over $13 … Reuters - 8 hours ago

    By Aruna Viswanatha, Karen Freifeld and Peter Rudegeair (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice is asking Bank of America Corp to pay more than $13 billion to settle … More »U.S. Justice Department seeks over $13 …

    A Bank of America sign is shown on a building in downtown Los Angeles, California

    By Aruna Viswanatha, Karen Freifeld and Peter Rudegeair (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice is asking Bank of America Corp to pay more than $13 billion to settle allegations the bank overstated the quality of mortgage bonds it sold during the housing bubble, according to Bloomberg News. CNBC News reported that …

  • William Ackman, CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, speaks at the Partner Connect 2013 conference in Boston
    Ackman to pay Herbalife whistleblowers' … Reuters - 10 hours ago

    By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) - Activist investor William Ackman, who is betting more than $1 billion that Herbalife is a pyramid scheme, will cover legal … More »Ackman to pay Herbalife whistleblowers' …

    William Ackman, CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, speaks at the Partner Connect 2013 conference in Boston

    By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) - Activist investor William Ackman, who is betting more than $1 billion that Herbalife is a pyramid scheme, will cover legal fees and damages for whistleblowers who have spoken out against the company, but not lost wages if they lose their jobs. But other whistleblowers did not …

  • A screen displays the logos of Canadian telecom companies as Industry Minister James Moore speaks during a news conference in Ottawa
    Canadian government plans decision on … Reuters - 11 hours ago

    Canadian Industry Minister James Moore said on Thursday he plans to announce a decision soon on whether or not to approve Telus Corp's C$350 million ($317.42 million) … More »Canadian government plans decision on …

    A screen displays the logos of Canadian telecom companies as Industry Minister James Moore speaks during a news conference in Ottawa

    Canadian Industry Minister James Moore said on Thursday he plans to announce a decision soon on whether or not to approve Telus Corp's C$350 million ($317.42 million) bid for Mobilicity. The federal government has twice rejected previous Telus bids for the struggling wireless upstart on the grounds that a purchase would …

  • The tail sections of a newly designed American Airlines aircraft, a US Airways aircraft and a traditional American Airlines aircraft are lined up at at Dallas-Ft Worth International Airport
    American, Southwest beat forecasts, … Reuters - 13 hours ago

    (Reuters) - American Airlines Group and Southwest Airlines posted profits that beat forecasts in the first quarter, even though harsh winter weather prompted many flight … More »American, Southwest beat forecasts, …

    The tail sections of a newly designed American Airlines aircraft, a US Airways aircraft and a traditional American Airlines aircraft are lined up at at Dallas-Ft Worth International Airport

    (Reuters) - American Airlines Group and Southwest Airlines posted profits that beat forecasts in the first quarter, even though harsh winter weather prompted many flight cancellations in the seasonally weak period. JetBlue Airways disappointed as wage increases raised its costs. United Continental Holdings posted a wider …

  • Toronto Stock Exchange logo is seen in Toronto
    TSX gains on Potash, banks; gold miners … Reuters - 10 hours ago

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose slightly on Thursday, helped by a gain in shares of Potash Corp after the company's results beat … More »TSX gains on Potash, banks; gold miners …

    Toronto Stock Exchange logo is seen in Toronto

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose slightly on Thursday, helped by a gain in shares of Potash Corp after the company's results beat low expectations and by small increases in heavyweight banking stocks. The upward thrust was offset by declines in major gold miners and an 11.5 percent …

  • Chief Executive Officer of Wal-Mart China Greg Foran attends a news conference in Beijing
    Wal-Mart replaces China CEO in Asia … Reuters - 4 hours ago

    U.S. retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc has appointed a new chief executive for the China region, where the world's largest retailer is battling stiff competition from local … More »Wal-Mart replaces China CEO in Asia …

    Chief Executive Officer of Wal-Mart China Greg Foran attends a news conference in Beijing

    U.S. retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc has appointed a new chief executive for the China region, where the world's largest retailer is battling stiff competition from local rivals. Sean Clarke, a Wal-Mart veteran and current chief operating officer in China, will take over the China CEO role from June 1, a statement from the …

  • The sign to a Chevrolet automobile dealership is seen down the street from General Motors World Headquarters on Jefferson Avenue in Detroit
    GM posts lower profit after recall; … Reuters - 13 hours ago

    By Ben Klayman and Bernie Woodall DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co's first-quarter profit tumbled 88 percent on Thursday due to the massive recall for defective … More »GM posts lower profit after recall; …

    The sign to a Chevrolet automobile dealership is seen down the street from General Motors World Headquarters on Jefferson Avenue in Detroit

    By Ben Klayman and Bernie Woodall DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co's first-quarter profit tumbled 88 percent on Thursday due to the massive recall for defective ignition switches, and shares fell 1.3 percent after the company said expectations for the rest of the year must be trimmed. While the company's results …

  • The Microsoft logo is seen at their offices in Bucharest
    Microsoft beats Wall Street on new CEO … Reuters - 7 hours ago

    By Bill Rigby SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's new chief executive got off to a winning start with Wall Street on Thursday as the world's largest software company … More »Microsoft beats Wall Street on new CEO …

    The Microsoft logo is seen at their offices in Bucharest

    By Bill Rigby SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's new chief executive got off to a winning start with Wall Street on Thursday as the world's largest software company eased past analysts' profit estimates despite the pressure of falling computer sales. Microsoft shares are up about 8 percent since company veteran Satya …

  • The Apple logo is pictured at a retail store in the Marina neighborhood in San Francisco
    Apple, Google agree to settle lawsuit … Reuters - 10 hours ago

    By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Four major tech companies including Apple and Google have agreed to settle a lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to hold down … More »Apple, Google agree to settle lawsuit …

    The Apple logo is pictured at a retail store in the Marina neighborhood in San Francisco

    By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Four major tech companies including Apple and Google have agreed to settle a lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to hold down salaries in Silicon Valley, just weeks before a high profile trial had been scheduled to begin. The settlement was disclosed in a court filing on Thursday, …

  • The North Star to Guide Your Startup: Core Values
    The North Star to Guide Your Startup: … Entrepreneur - 15 hours ago

    A set of beliefs can guide a young company as it chooses new staff and lays a strong foundation for the future. More »The North Star to Guide Your Startup: …

    The North Star to Guide Your Startup: Core Values

    A set of beliefs can guide a young company as it chooses new staff and lays a strong foundation for the future.

  • The ROI Of Connection In A Social-Media Culture
    The ROI Of Connection In A Social-Media … Entrepreneur - 11 hours ago

    You're not selling products. You are selling experiences. To make that work, connection is everything. More »The ROI Of Connection In A Social-Media …

    The ROI Of Connection In A Social-Media Culture

    You're not selling products. You are selling experiences. To make that work, connection is everything.

  • Could This Band of Flying Drones Be the Next YouTube Sensation?
    Could This Band of Flying Drones Be … Entrepreneur - 16 hours ago

    KMel Robotics has programmed drones to play musical instruments. Check out their first music video. More »Could This Band of Flying Drones Be …

    Could This Band of Flying Drones Be the Next YouTube Sensation?

    KMel Robotics has programmed drones to play musical instruments. Check out their first music video.

  • What Being Punched in the Face Taught Me About Business
    What Being Punched in the Face Taught … Entrepreneur - 11 hours ago

    You don't have to step in the ring, but learning how to control your fighting instincts will help you reach success. More »What Being Punched in the Face Taught …

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    You don't have to step in the ring, but learning how to control your fighting instincts will help you reach success.

  • Why We Need Another Sputnik Moment
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    We need to catalyze a national response to declining tech education for young Americans at a time when science, engineering and math are considered uncool. More »Why We Need Another Sputnik Moment

    Why We Need Another Sputnik Moment

    We need to catalyze a national response to declining tech education for young Americans at a time when science, engineering and math are considered uncool.

  • 5 Signs You Need Investors -- Stat!
    5 Signs You Need Investors -- Stat! Entrepreneur - 15 hours ago

    Learning when it's time to call for capital can be tricky, but it could be potentially lifesaving for your business. More »5 Signs You Need Investors -- Stat!

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    Learning when it's time to call for capital can be tricky, but it could be potentially lifesaving for your business.

  • Name That Company to Dazzling Success
    Name That Company to Dazzling Succe … Entrepreneur - 12 hours ago

    Peruse some fun ideas for developing a brand moniker for a startup that will translate into business fortune. More »Name That Company to Dazzling Succe …

    Name That Company to Dazzling Success

    Peruse some fun ideas for developing a brand moniker for a startup that will translate into business fortune.

  • Franchise Players: This Former Stay-at-Home Mom Takes on Home Inspection Franchising
    Franchise Players: This Former Stay-at-Home … Entrepreneur - 19 hours ago

    After nine years as a stay-at-home mom, Andrea Sammreich reentered the working world as a Pillar to Post Home Inspections franchisee. More »Franchise Players: This Former Stay-at-Home …

    Franchise Players: This Former Stay-at-Home Mom Takes on Home Inspection Franchising

    After nine years as a stay-at-home mom, Andrea Sammreich reentered the working world as a Pillar to Post Home Inspections franchisee.

  • Midlife Crisis? Ronald McDonald Gets a Makeover, Joins Twitter
    Midlife Crisis? Ronald McDonald Gets … Entrepreneur - 15 hours ago

    On the heels of a disappointing earnings report, McDonald's announced its mascot is getting a new look and joining social media. More »Midlife Crisis? Ronald McDonald Gets …

    Midlife Crisis? Ronald McDonald Gets a Makeover, Joins Twitter

    On the heels of a disappointing earnings report, McDonald's announced its mascot is getting a new look and joining social media.

  • The Tool Your Nonprofit Needs the Most
    The Tool Your Nonprofit Needs the M … Entrepreneur - 14 hours ago

    After your nonprofit is up and running, a strategic plan will help you keep it in business and moving forward. More »The Tool Your Nonprofit Needs the M …

    The Tool Your Nonprofit Needs the Most

    After your nonprofit is up and running, a strategic plan will help you keep it in business and moving forward.

 
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