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Carlyle could make a brace of $2 billion acquisitions in Japan: executive

TOKYO (Reuters) - Private equity firm Carlyle Group (CG.O) said it could make a pair of acquisitions in Japan worth $2 billion apiece, a strategic departure from a previous focus on smaller deals as big Japanese firms are gearing up for spinoffs of larger assets.<p>A general view of the lobby outside …

Never Hire Someone Without Asking This

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

4 Economic Doomsayers You Can't Afford to Ignore

Wise leaders seek out voices they don’t agree with and news they don’t like. Right now, as always, such voices and news are out there if we look. …

Goodyear's New Tires are Like Nothing You've Ever Seen

Mind-blowing.<p>The tire of the future is a ball. An unbelievably sophisticated, nature-inspired, magnetic-levitation-infused ball. Goodyear just revealed its vision for a concept tire that's intended for the self-driving car of tomorrow. It's called Eagle-360, and it's totally round.<p>Why put a car on …

STOCKS TUMBLE, OIL SINKS: Here's what you need to know

First, the scoreboard:<p>Dow: 16,431.8, -188.9, (-1.1%)<br>• S&P 500: 1,921.3, -24.2, (-1.3%)<br>• Nasdaq: 4,503.6, -67, (-1.5%)<br>• WTI crude oil: $31.90, -4.4%<p>US Economy<p>It was a busy morning for the US economy as we got housing data, consumer confidence data, and macro commentary from big housing-related companies …

PwC: CEOs are seriously worried about geopolitical threats to their businesses — and just about everything else

PwC's 19th annual "Global CEO Survey," published on Tuesday showed a marked decrease on last year in CEO confidence in the global economy, a sharp increase in geopolitical uncertainty, CEOs confidence in their own businesses' performance falling, and worries over the availability of talent, …

Despite their economic strides, China and India lag behind in this one key area

China and India, often cited as two rising economic powerhouses, are less than fully equipped in terms of healthcare, a key attribute of national economic development, according to Amartya Sen. Emergence of the US, Europe, Japan and Korea as developed economic powerhouses validates Sen’s argument. …

A new report from the World Bank identified 6 cities that exemplify 'global competitiveness' — they aren't the ones you think

We're all familiar with the list of superstar cities that power the global economy. London, New York, Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Singapore are among the world's largest and most dynamic. But can smaller and medium-sized cities ever compete? What are the secrets to building competitive global urban …

This is How the Most Successful Leaders Make Tough Decisions

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Democracy is only for rich white guys: A definitive explanation for America’s most shocking inequalities

A wealth of research data now demonstrates what should be obvious: The law only advances certain people’s interests<p>More than a century ago, German scholar Werner Sombart published a book entitled "Warum gibt es in den Vereinigten Staaten keinen Sozialismus?" or, “Why Is There No Socialism in the …

The Single Biggest Mistake Of CEOs And Entrepreneurs

Although I mentor CEO’s and entrepreneurs from a vast array of industries, there’s one mistake that I constantly see, no matter what kind of business they run.<p>This mistake is so prevalent, I’d estimate that at least 8 out of 10 business leaders make this error, often at great financial cost.<p>Here it …

Entrepreneurship

Research Questions Whether Or Not Incubators Help Startups

There are more than 1,400 business incubators in the U.S., according to the National Business Incubator Association. These incubators are thought of as giving a helping hand to startups and entrepreneurs, providing them with a variety of services, from the basics like Internet access and office …

Startups

Greece to make debt repayment to IMF

Greece is expected to meet a deadline to repay a roughly $485m loan instalment to the<br>International Monetary Fund, a debt the country has insisted it will honour despite being severely cash strapped.<p>The sum expected to be paid on Thursday arises from Greece's international bailout, under which the …