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Managing Inventory is Key to Business Success

Your inventory is one of your small business's most important assets - if it's managed properly. A well-run inventory system helps with planning, cash flow and sticking with your budget. The management process itself is an enormously powerful tool to measure the overall success of the …

Germany considers $5,450 limit on cash transactions

BERLIN (AP) — The German government is considering introducing a limit of 5,000 euros ($5,450) on cash transactions in an effort to combat money …

Money Laundering

Opinion: Obama’s economic legacy: Here’s where we (and these 4 industries) are better off

At worst, Barack Obama’s economic legacy resembles his Chicago home: a $3.1 million 6,200-square-footer, in a South Side neighborhood many …

Stock Markets

Global Economy Ends 2016 Growing At Fastest Rate In 13 Months

The global economy ended 2016 on a robust footing, according to PMI survey data, enjoying the fastest growth for over a year. The upturn was …

Why investors should look to India

Making long-term investment decisions requires a macro examination of the market you are investing in.<p>For years, I have loved the demographic outlook for India.<p>According to the World Bank, the average age in India is 28, compared to 37 for China, 38 for the United States, 39 for Canada and 48 for …

Aid in reverse: how poor countries develop rich countries | Jason Hickel

New research shows that developing countries send trillions of dollars more to the west than the other way around. Why?<p>We have long been told a compelling story about the relationship between rich countries and poor countries. The story holds that the rich nations of the OECD give generously of …

Developing Countries

German GDP Grew 1.9% in 2016, Strongest in 5 Years

The German economy expanded by 1.9 percent in 2016, the strongest rate in five years and an improvement on the previous year, a preliminary estimate from the Federal Statistics Office showed on Thursday.<p>Europe's largest economy is benefiting from rising private consumption and increased state …

Germany's economy accelerates in 2016

<b>Germany's economy stepped up its pace of growth in 2016, thanks to higher household and government spending.</b><p>Estimated figures from its Federal Statistical Office said gross domestic product was 1.9% higher last year than in 2015.<p>The annual figure is based on an early estimated that growth was …

Exports

PM candidate Leadsom says she believes tariff-free trade with EU possible

LONDON (Reuters) - Europe will choose to give Britain tariff-free trade during negotiations to leave the EU, British prime ministerial candidate Andrea Leadsom said on Monday, though she added that freedom of movement with the bloc will end.<p>Andrea Leadsom, a candidate to succeed David Cameron as …

European Union

Trump's 35% Import Tariff Would Hurt U.S. Economy: Ford CEO

"A tariff like that would be imposed on the entire auto sector, and that could have a huge impact on the U.S. economy," Mark Fields says.<p>It's hard to …

The Last Month For 'Unexpected'?

<i>By Jeffrey P. Snider</i><p>Chinese officials reported that exports fell 6.1% in December, following a downward revised 1.5% decline in November that was …

Quora Question: Why Tesla is Manufacturing in the U.S.

<i>Quora Questions are part of a partnership between</i> Newsweek <i>and Quora, through which we'll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora</i> …

How To Find Chinese Manufacturers If You Don't Know Anyone In China

A client recently had me source a new Chinese supply chain for injection-molded plastics. In this series I’ll explain how we were able to go from having no contacts in China to successfully receiving quotes from several injection-mold manufacturers. There are many steps to building a supply chain …

Early layoffs and closures in 2017 suggest a rocky year ahead for tech industry

From Microsoft, IBM, and Twitter through Zenefits, Intel, and Autodesk, the year 2016 ushered in some notable “downsizing initiatives” across the technology industry. Throw into the mix heavily VC-funded startups selling for peanuts and high-profile companies closing and selling assets to …

Tech Industry