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Corporate tax

A <b>corporate tax</b>, also called <b>corporation tax</b> or <b>company tax</b>, is a direct tax imposed by a jurisdiction on the income or capital of corporations or …

The 20 best business books of 2016

We've got your back. Below, we've rounded up the best reads out there focusing on entrepreneurship, negotiation, and more. There's everything from the story of two psychologists who rocked economists' world to a guide to making a career change from a former Googler.<p>It's the perfect list to choose …

7 Technology Trends for 2017 Globally

This curated column is authored by Moses Ida-Michaels, Business Director, Availsys<p>Technology will drive the business markets of 2017. There will be …

Artificial Intelligence

Could you get a job at Apple? It depends on your answers to these 25 questions

Many people would love to work at Apple, considered to be one of the most forward-thinking and innovative tech companies in the world today.<p>However, would you be able to get through an Apple job interview?<p>People who've applied for jobs with the firm - successfully and unsuccessfully - have been …

Employment

Alibaba’s Trojan Horse for Southeast Asia

Sheji Ho Contributor<p>Sheji Ho is the group CMO of aCommerce.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>11 trends that will shape Southeast Asian eCommerce in 2017<br>• 10 Trends That Will Shape Southeast Asian E-Commerce in 2016<p>It’s been several months since Alibaba’s blockbuster acquisition of Lazada, the leading …

The Copyright Law Behind a $600M Startup and Millennials' Favorite Form of Expression

Even if you haven’t heard of Giphy, which raised another $72 million last week, you’ve definitely encountered it. It’s the go-to site for those …

Free Shipping Is A Lie

Free shipping is a top priority for online shoppers, but many merchants are struggling to keep up with the costs.<p>When shopping online, you tend to run into the lie pretty quickly.<p>Spend a certain amount—perhaps $15 or $20—and your shipment is free. Take advantage of competitive holiday promotions …

15 years later, lessons from the failed AOL-Time Warner merger

The landscape of mergers and acquisitions is littered with business flops, some catastrophic, highly visible disasters that were often hugely hyped …

Bonus shares vs stock splits | Basics of Share Market

How is a bonus issue different from a stock split?<p>Hi there ,<p>Most readers seem to have some confusion about whether bonus issue and stock splits are …

Outline of industry

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to industry:<p><b>Industry</b> – refers to the production of an economic good or service …

'The Indian government has shut the door on NGOs'

It’s been over two years since a leaked report by India’s Intelligence Bureau (IB) sent a chill across Indian civil society. NGOs were accused by the IB of reducing India’s GDP by a staggering 2-3% per annum, by campaigning against projects that the Indian government argued to be integral for …

NGOs

Borrowing and the Federal Debt

Federal Budget 101<p>If federal revenues and government spending are equal in a given fiscal year, then the government has a balanced budget. If …

Why It's So Hard to Make a Profit in E-Commerce

Image source: The Motley Fool.<p>It's become clear to retailers big and small that e-commerce is the way of the future.<b>Amazon.com</b>(NASDAQ: AMZN), the undisputed leader in online shopping, continues to tighten the screws on brick-and-mortar players, having already leveled sectors from bookstores to …

The 50 Smoothest Pick-Up Lines in Movie History

Because "I lost my phone number. Can I have yours?" isn't nearly good enough.<p>Here's an extreme understatement for you: It is difficult to approach someone in a bar, on the street, or in a crowded venue and try to charm them with the perfect come-on. Which is precisely why we have the scripted …

7 Secret iPhone Codes Apple Has Been Hiding From You

Maybe it's just me, but doesn't it make you feel like a super-spy when you punch in a secret code and it works? That's the part I never expect, the …

Time I

How Spotify makes its money

With its public offering a virtual certainty in the next 24 months, the Swedish streaming upstart will focus on revenue growth to eventually become profitable.<p>So with Spotify destined to go public sooner rather than later, it makes sense to quickly review how Spotify makes money in a niche where …

The untold story behind Saudi Arabia’s 41-year US debt secret

<b>New York:</b> Failure was not an option.<p>It was July 1974. A steady predawn drizzle had given way to overcast skies when William Simon, newly appointed US …

Everything you need to know to land your dream job on Wall Street

You're up against thousands of other people during the application process, competing for a small number of roles.<p>And if you land a Wall Street internship or a full-time role, you'll have to learn how to navigate complex products, markets and organizations in double-quick time.<p>Business Insider …

The Key Questions Asked About Saudi Arabia’s $2 Trillion Fund

Saudi Arabia is planning to expand its sovereign wealth fund into the world’s largest. The Public Investment Fund could eventually control more than …

Easily Create Videos for Social Media

Recommended for You<p><b>Your phone’s camera</b>: Your best tool is your phone’s camera. Shoot short clips at events, shoot longer clips for cutting</b> …

Central banks are about to go to war

History has shifted, and we're leaving the era of central bank convergence and entering the era of central bank divergence, i.e. open conflict. In the good old days circa 2009-2014, central banks acted in concert to flood the global banking system with easy low-cost credit and push the U.S. dollar …

12 investing books to read if you want to get rich

"On average, millionaires invest 20% of their household income each year. Their wealth isn't measured by the amount they make each year, but by how they've saved and invested over time," writes Ramit Sethi in his New York Times bestseller, "I Will Teach You To Be Rich."<p>To help you get started, we …

These are the apps Apple thinks you should use to manage your money

ETFs (exchange traded funds) in particular, are changing the way many young people are investing in the market. In the past 10 years, ETFs, which usually have lower costs than mutual funds, have gone from $230 billion in assets to around $4 trillion in early 2016. And many startups are trying to …

Wonderful Websites You Should Bookmark Right Now to Learn From Internet

The internet can be a wonderfully, immense place for interesting content. If you've ever wanted to learn a new skill or to accomplish a seemingly monumental task, you need look no further than the internet. There is basically a site for every interest under the sun. It is also a great place to …

Saving Private Flipkart

Flipkart is in the middle of a crisis of its own making—stalled growth compounded by management churn and the imminent possibility that it will cede …

The One Thing Great Leaders Always Do

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

The Seven Enemies Of Big Data

The unfortunate truth is, big data has a lot of enemies — and the largest group of opponents might just be those of us who have simply been force fed too much media spin on the subject in the first place. Of course there is no real big data i.e. all the data out there is still just data. As we …

Big Data

The Reading Habits of Ultra-Successful People

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, "Read 500 pages like this every day. That's how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

Blockchain tests come to Wall Street

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Industry Insider" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Blockchain-based startup Markit worked with major banks, including Bank of America, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, and JPMorgan Chase, to test blockchain-based technology …

FinTech

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.