Amr Elbattouty

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GOLDMAN SACHS: These 13 stocks will see profits explode higher in 2018

Earnings growth has been the undeniable backbone of the 8 1/2-year bull market. But it's not always easy to pick out the companies that are going to be the biggest contributors.<p>That rings especially true as we enter 2018, as analysts forecast that GOP tax reform will boost a wide range of sectors, …

The next stock market crash will look a lot different from the financial crisis

Stock bull markets don't last forever, which is why it's a useful exercise to start bracing for the next big crash. Or at the very least, it's helpful to know what kind of damage could result from the inevitable downturn.<p>To do so, Bank of America Merrill Lynch looked at past S&P 500 bear markets — …

The Right Way to Fire an Employee

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most difficult parts of running any business is managing people. Right now at my company, The Newsletter Pro, we have 38 employees, and unfortunately over the last five years I’ve had to fire a few. Firing someone is …

Employment

Russia withdraws from Syria: What's next?

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the end, Russia's military involvement in Syria finished as abruptly as it began.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the unexpected withdrawal of troops and a marked reduction in its air campaign in the beleaguered country.<p>The announcement came five years since the war started and …

How to Negotiate Salary: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

In the history of the world, nobody has ever said, “I make too much money.” And for most of us how much we make is determined during a salary …

Employment

The 25 Best Free iPhone Apps For Business

Make meetings actually useful. Brainstorm like a champ. Take the boredom out of busywork. And much more.<p>That little computer in your pocket has come a long way over the years, huh? Here are 25 incredibly useful apps that can help you run your business a whole lot smarter than ever before. And every …

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Paris attacks: What happened on the night

<b>The attacks in Paris on the night of Friday 13 November by gunmen and suicide bombers hit a concert hall, a major stadium, restaurants and bars, almost simultaneously - and left 130 people dead and hundreds wounded.</b><p>The attacks were described by President Francois Hollande as an "act of war" …

The Isis papers: a masterplan for consolidating power

24-page document, translated here, outlines principles for governing territory under the group’s control and strategy for becoming a viable state

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'My father had one job in his life, I've had six in mine, my kids will have six at the same time'

In the ‘gig’ or ‘sharing’ economy, say the experts, we will do lots of different jobs as technology releases us from the nine to five. But it may also bring anxiety, insecurity and low wages<p>• Five ways work will change in the future<br>• Life inside the new gig economy<p><b>I</b>n 2003, a young French IT worker …

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3 Ways to Take Your Health And Happiness Back After Losing Them

Life has a way of passing us by at what feels like the speed of light.<p>The older you get, the more quickly it seems to move. Before you know it, another day, week, month and year has gone by, and when this realization hits you, you can't help but wonder:<p><i>"What have I got to show for it?"</i><p><i>"What have I</i> …

These are the 15 best universities for a high-paying job in finance

The question is where to do it?<p>Emolument, a company that collects data on pay, compiled a list of the 15 European universities whose finance students earned the most when they got out.<p>The survey was based on the salary of 700 finance workers in London who graduated after 2011, and excludes …

Online Education

The global economy is nearing a 'structural recession'

To the never-ending astonishment of our economists, global growth has been much weaker since the Financial Crisis than before it, despite enormous global stimulus from years of extreme central-bank monetary policies and record amounts of government deficit spending.<p>This should not have happened, …

This stock market dive isn't even close to the worst we've seen

The stock market is having a panicky moment — but it's not the first, and it's not the worst.<p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average took a 1,000-point-plus …

China is in deep economic trouble

It just so happens, however, that doing so at this moment cheapened the yuan, also known as the renminbi, against the dollar — which boosts the competitiveness of Chinese exports and hurts the sale of U.S. goods in China. Politicians ranging from Donald Trump to Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) are …

Is This The End Of Employment?

Our client Scott got a great job offer and he was ready to accept it, but then at the last minute he wavered. He called us to ask for our advice.<p>“Do you think I should take this offer?” he asked. “I was all ready to sign the offer letter and then I felt a twitch. You’ve taught me to listen to my …

5 facts that explain Russia's economic decline

For the first time since 2009—low point of the global economic slowdown—Russia is in recession. Its economy will contract 3 percent this year, though Moscow's $360 billion in cash reserves will cushion the immediate blow.<p>Still, as President Vladimir Putin continues to try to assert Russian power on …

Economics

Insiders say billion-dollar New York startup ZocDoc is run like a total 'frat house'

In November 2014, a former ZocDoc employee said she would be filing a lawsuit against the company.<p>The anonymous employee said the company, which lets you find and book doctor's appointments from your computer or mobile device, was a "frat house."<p>"There were things the men who worked there could get …

20 All-Time Best Steve Jobs Quotes

Steve Jobs died in 2011, but his legacy as the co-founder of Apple lives on. He was a master of innovation, an entrepreneur to model. Here are his all-time best quotes.<p>Which is your favorite Jobs quote? Post it on my Twitter feed.<p>1. "Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to …

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10 Questions to Ask Yourself When Testing a Business Idea

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You've got a business idea you're jazzed about, but aren't sure if it's feasible. What you need to do is test the concept to see how it stands up to a series of rigorous questions.<p>"You are always testing," says Andre Marquis, …

Small Business