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Your Small Business’s Post-Harvey Return Starts Now

Hurricane Harvey made landfall Aug. 25, resulting in what’s likely the worst disaster Texas has ever experienced. Officials estimate the recovery will take years, and small-business owners in southeastern Texas face many challenges to rebuilding, even if they had a solid emergency plan . The Small Business Administration will release a …

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Business Model Cuts Your Inventory — and Control

Eli Williams’ path to his current business started with a closet full of sunglasses. Actually, two hallway closets in his 700-square-foot New York apartment. In a previous e-commerce venture, Williams and his then-roommate sold sunglasses online, and they stored their product in the cheapest place available. “I saw that inventorying …

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Brokers' take

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 – 05:50 Year-to-date orders touched S$270 million as SembMarine announced a US$145 million hull carry over works contract from Tupi BV for the FPSO P-68 project. PHOTO: REUTERS Sembcorp Marine | AddTarget price: S$1.87Sept 12 close: S$1.59CIMB Research, Sept 11 YEAR-TO-DATE orders touched S$270 million as …

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How secure is your digital security?

MICROSOFT’S SmartScreen filter, a cloud-based anti-phishing and anti-malware tool, detected 14.8 malware hosting sites per 1,000 Internet hosts worldwide in March 2017. China had one of the lowest concentrations of phishing sites in the world (0.8 phishing sites per 1,000 Internet hosts in March 2017), but had one of the …

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Coffee exports get 'instant' boost

India’s emergence as the export hub of instant coffee is pushing up overall coffee exports from the country. Coffee exports rose to 1,77,805 tonnes during April-August 2017 from 1,62,641 tonnes in the same period last year. In terms of value, the exports rose to $447 million from $363.1 million. …

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Vistara's net loss widens to Rs 518 cr in FY17

Vistara’s net loss widened to Rs 518 crore in FY 2017 due to rising competition and costs.  The airline’s revenue doubled to Rs 1,390 crore on an annual basis due to increase in capacity and improved loads but loss grew over 29% indicating heightened cost …

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Modi-Abe meet: Of rugs, roadshow, cultural dekko and dinner diplomacy

In a first by two Prime Ministers, India’s Narendra Modi and Japan’s Shinzo Abe participated in an eight kilometre long roadshow in Ahmedabad dotted with cultural performances that showcased a slice of India to the visiting dignitary. Later, the two leaders engaged in tete-a-tete over a Gujarati-Japanese dinner at …

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Efforts on to revive Gold Monetisation Scheme

All-out efforts are being made to revive the Gold Monetisation scheme, which failed to take off since its launch two years ago. The aim of this scheme was to mobilise “idle gold” with households, estimated by the World Gold Council at 25,000 tonnes or almost half the value …

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Guidelines for the Novice CFA Level I Applicant

I have always said that one of the utmost problems of the CFA Level I is really knowing what to do as far as studying. Here, I assembled tips for first-time candidates that can give you an idea of what to do next.   Generate a good study plan and …

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CFA QUESTION BANK

A bank is any place of platform whereby resources-money, ornaments, information and any other form of wealth- are stored for future or immediate use. The Chartered Financial Analyst exam also has various question bank platforms where most if not all materials required for the exam preparations are stored.  The only …

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