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28 charts that show how America changed since the Fed gave us 0% rates

In the nine years since the Federal Reserve's last rate hike, the US has gone through a housing-bubble burst, a financial crisis that nearly destroyed the global banking system, the worst recession since the Great Depression, and a slow but steady recovery marked by moderate, consistent …

These nations are panicking with gold and copper prices so low

Just a few years ago, life was very good for countries like Peru that have a lot of copper and gold.<p>China's explosive economic growth fueled seemingly-insatiable demand for industrial metals like copper, which represents a fifth of Peru's total exports. Prices for these natural resources surged as …

Stock Markets

A $100 billion Spanish retailer is outsmarting everyone else in the industry

Inditex's valuation mark surpassed 100 billion euros (about $109 billion) on Wednesday.<p>Shares have been up 36% in the last year.<p>This accomplishment makes Inditex the most valuable company in Spain.<p>Its achieved market value is only held by about 80 companies worldwide, according to The Business of …

The CEO of a Chipotle-style pizza chain says he'll destroy chains like Pizza Hut, Domino's, and Papa John's the way Netflix destroyed Blockbuster

Rick Wetzel, Blaze Pizza's cofounder, told QSR Magazine that he expects to deliver a "big blow" to major delivery chains like Domino's, Papa John's, and Pizza Hut.<p>"Apple dethroned record stores; Netflix killed Blockbuster; and Starbucks is decimating Folgers and Maxwell House," Wetzel tells the …

How To Get Serious About Reaching Your Goals This Year

Did you make a New Year’s resolutions at the beginning of January? Did you resolve to go to the gym, lose weight, make more money, save more money, or be less stressed? So how are you doing?<p>Don’t worry if your resolutions have already fallen by the wayside. You’re not alone. A FranklinCovey survey …

Entrepreneurship

5 Steps to Build a Million-Dollar Business in One Year

Entrepreneur and Marketer, Co-founder of Web Profits<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people go their entire lives without earning a million dollars, so it sounds crazy that some businesses might be able to achieve this milestone within their first year. But it is …

The 15 Characteristics of People Who Succeed at Sales

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’ve ever been involved with sales, then you know that it’s not for the faint of heart. Whether it’s selling a pair of sneakers at a store, a new heating system to homeowners or pitching a startup to …

7 Entrepreneurs You Should Start Following Now

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want some inspiration? Start following inspiring people. And when I say “follow,” I am not referring only to Twitter, although that is an excellent starting point. I mean follow as in study, investigate, hear, heed, sit at their feet and …

105 Service Businesses to Start Today

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At your service: Convenience-craving consumers are always looking for a way to do things better, faster and cheaper. Often, that means turning to a specialty-services entrepreneur who knows how to get the job done right. Here, we provide …

GOLDMAN SACHS AND TEEN VOGUE: Here Are The 50 Brands That Young Women Love

They focused specifically on the "It Girl" consumer because she is "more educated on the brands, owns more of them, talks about them more, and has stronger opinions on them."<p>"Our 2013 'Brands Rising' index included brands that It Girls gave high marks for but were still off the radar for the …

The IMF Says The World's In A Mess - But Not Africa

The IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook makes sobering reading for most of the world. Headlines have focused on the IMF’s warning that the world economy may never return to the pace of expansion it enjoyed before the global financial crisis; in the meantime, it has cut its global growth forecasts …

6 Extraordinary Lessons in Business from Self-Made Billionaires | Inc.com

Billionaires are a whole other class of people, right? They must be smarter than the rest of us. Stronger. Luckier. Better.<p>What if I told you billionaires are just like you--and that at one point, each of the fabulously wealthy people in this column struggled through challenges and issues much the …

Entrepreneurship

Why Startups Fail, According to Their Founders

This story originally appeared on Fortune Magazine<p>When the founder of a startup company shuts down her or his business, it is customary to pen an essay that tells the rest of the community what went wrong, called a failure post-mortem. It’s estimated that nine out of 10 startups fail, which is why …

The One Mistake That's Killing Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Alex Banayan, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>In business school we’re shown case studies about Apple, Starbucks, and those other big guys – but the idea that their marketing methods are "best" is the …

5 Insanely Inspirational Quotes For Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Believe it or not, successful people have bad days, too. The difference is they don’t let their feelings dictate their actions. Remembering that emotions are temporary, they have a singular focus -- to serve a larger vision.<p>In order to …

7 tricks to attract first-time customers

Rhonda Abrams | USA TODAY<p>Congratulations! You've just launched your new small business. Or, perhaps you're introducing a new product. You're sure it's going to be a huge hit. After all, it's "faster, better, cheaper" than the competition. You've told your friends, taken out an ad, posted on your …