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Greece, lenders agree on key elements of reforms: Eurogroup head | Reuters

VALLETTA (Reuters) - Greece and its euro zone creditors agreed on key elements of reforms needed to unlock new loans, with a total of 2 percent of gross domestic product of measures to be implemented in 2019 and 2020, the head of euro zone finance ministers said on Friday.<p>A man looks down as a …

Saudi finance minister says no income taxes for Saudi citizens

DOHA (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s finance minister said on Sunday that citizens would not pay taxes on income and Saudi companies would not see their profits taxed under sweeping economic reforms being introduced in the oil-rich kingdom.<p>Saudi minister of finance Mohammed Al-Jadaan gestures during the …

Value Added Tax

China offers concessions to avert trade war with U.S.: FT | Reuters

(Reuters) - China will offer the Trump administration better market access for financial sector investments and U.S. beef exports to help avert a trade war, the Financial Times reported on Sunday, citing officials familiar with the matter.<p>FILE PHOTO - A Chinese woman adjusts a Chinese national flag …

India's Tax Collections Up Strongly - Tax Revenue Is Leveraged To Economic Growth

As I’ve said a number of times before the economy is connected, that economic shin bone really is connected to that economic knee bone. It’s thus possible for us to look at different parts of the economy to see whether they agree with each other. For the connections mean that if x is happening here …

6 Steps To Improve The Conversion Rates Of Your Blog Posts

Your blogs serve a number of beneficial roles; they’re the workhorses of your online marketing strategy. They help attract new people to your site in multiple dimensions (such as through search engine optimization, social media, and even word-of-mouth), they encourage visitors to come back for …

EU plans measures to block foreign takeovers of strategic firms | Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union plans measures to block “politically-motivated” foreign investment, after Germany, France and Italy asked it to act against takeovers in sectors that could harm Europe’s strategic interests.<p>FILE PHOTO: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, left …

EU and ASEAN agree to put free trade pact back on agenda | Reuters

MANILA (Reuters) - The European Union and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations said on Friday the two blocs would try to revive plans for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between them, as European countries look to tap the region’s strong growth.<p>EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom links arms …

Trade Pact

Qatar Airways is launching in one of the biggest aviation markets in the world

Qatar Airways, which was running for the title of the world's longest flight operator last year, is soon launching an airline in India — one of the …

Scotiabank in talks to sell Malaysian unit

Bank of Nova Scotia is in talks to sell its business in Malaysia, where the bank has operated since 1973, to Cathay Pacific Holdings Ltd.<p>Scotiabank has entered exclusive negotiations to sell 100 per cent of its subsidiary, Bank of Nova Scotia Berhad, with two of Taiwan-based Cathay's own …

Samsung boss Jay Y Lee denies corruption charges as trial starts

Jay Y Lee, the head of South Korea’s Samsung Group, is denying all the bribery, embezzlement and other charges in a corruption scandal.<p>The denial came came from Lee’s lawyer at the start of his trial which is part of the influence peddling allegations against South Korea’s President Park …

Apple realizes how much India loves cheap smartphones but still isn’t making one

Apple’s newest iPhones have just cost too much to be a big hit in India, and the company hopes reviving a discontinued model can expand its minuscule market share in Asia’s third-largest economy.<p>Local brands like Micromax and Lava sell dirt-cheap handsets, and the Cupertino, California, giant faces …

India

Why Ethical People Make Unethical Choices

Most companies have ethics and compliance policies that get reviewed and signed annually by all employees. “Employees are charged with conducting their business affairs in accordance with the highest ethical standards,” reads one such example. “Moral as well as legal obligations will be fulfilled …

Leadership

5 Simple Things You Should Do Every Sunday Night to Prepare for the Week Ahead

Failure to prepare means preparing to fail.<p>Being productive is all about preparation. If you know what you need to do ahead of time, you will know exactly where to dive in as soon as you get started. On the flip-side, if you do not take the time to prepare, you will find yourself flustered and …

Time Management

9 TED Talks to inspire smart conversation

No one really wants to talk about the weather. Inspired by TED Talks, here are some questions to start a better conversation in any situation.<p>“So, …

Why Every Entrepreneur Must Follow the 10X Rule

Entrepreneurs and startup leaders must adhere to this 10X mindset, and here are ways to put it into action.<p>As co-founder of a startup, I am constantly juggling my priorities to focus on the initiatives that will help our company grow as fast as possible.<p>As we scale, I think about things with a 10X …

Customers

The 5 Most Important Traits Every Entrepreneur Must Have to Get Funding

While looking for venture capital or other investment is more of an art than a science, these are five things you can bet every investor thinks about.<p>One of the first major considerations entrepreneurs will have in the early days of their business will be investment. With $58.8 billion invested by …

Venture Capital

How a Stay-at-Home-Dad Built a 7-Figure Business on Amazon in Just 2 Years

This stay-at-home dad used Amazon to build a 7-figure business in less than 24 months. Here's how you can do the same - even if you're not an author.<p>As a proud American, it's embarrassing to concede, given the whole Revolutionary War, Mr. Bean and everything else, but I have to admit - sometimes …

American Revolution

13 Negotiating Techniques That Never Fail

Here are negotiation techniques that have led to several multimillion-dollar deals.<p>You're sitting in a conference staring at the face of the other party. You want one thing. They want something entirely different. And as you're both on the verge of flipping over the table, it occurs to you that …

Emotional Intelligence

Warren Buffett brilliantly explains how bubbles are formed

Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway's CEO, has said cryptocurrencies "definitely will come to a bad ending."<p>He was speaking in January on what's probably the highest profile financial-bubble suspect right now.<p>When he publishes his annual letter to shareholders on Saturday, readers will be checking …

Idées. Le sport peut-il mourir ?

En sport comme en religion, tout est question de croyance. Mais face aux scandales à répétition, les supporters risquent vite de perdre la foi et de …

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

15% Of Americans Still Smoke. Here’s the Smartest Way to Quit

The smoking rate has hit an all-time low—but it’s still not zero<p>Smoking rates have hit an all-time low, with more adults ditching cigarettes last year than ever before, according to a new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).<p>For the report, researchers asked …

Public Health

Why Brand Management Will Be Crucial In 2016

Brand management is everything.<p>Brand management is everything. Especially in the coming year, in a world where consumers make split-second decisions on their opinion of a company based on whatever information is immediately accessible, the manner in which companies are able to portray themselves to …

Marketing

How to Pull Yourself Back From the Brink of Burnout

Avoid a full-blown collapse by knowing the early warning signs of burnout.<p>Rock-bottom burnout isn't a pretty thing. Running your tank down to zero often results in rash decisions, strained relationships, months of being unproductive, and the physical toll of less-than-healthy coping strategies. …

Burnout

How to Make Sure You’re Heard in a Difficult Conversation

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>A difficult conversation has to be a two-way street. You’re unlikely to come to a resolution if you don’t hear the other person out. But equally important when addressing a conflict is getting your message across. So after you’ve thoroughly listened to your counterpart, increase the …

Leadership

3 Ways Big Companies Are Connecting with Younger Consumers

By now, we have all heard a great deal about marketing to Millennials. Where do they shop? The internet. What don’t they like? Being pitched to. How do we know what they do like? They tell their friends (and the world) on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Vine, and other platforms that many …

Hospitality

How Apple made itself crunch-proof

Smart, beautiful and as relatively pricey as a certain lager, Apple products make the company huge profits. It was just a case of cracking the desirability code<p>Apple lives on cream – the very top of the market. Researcher IDC says its larger-screened iPhone has pushed Samsung aside to hold a …

How to Disrupt Your Day by Improving Your Habits

Breaking out of everyday behaviors can help you discover new ideas and positive habit changes.<p><i>By Jane Porter, writer for Help Scout</i><p>Breaking out of your daily routines can be a powerful way to unlock great new ideas, both personally and professionally.<p>Take, for example, Miles Davis's 1959 album <i>Kind</i> …

University of Pennsylvania

Highly Successful People Have These Mindsets In Common

A lack of productivity leads to a lack of happiness.<p>When you can’t see yourself making progress or getting things done, you get anxious and become …

Time Management

“People don’t buy stuff in actual stores”—the future of retail, as explained by Gen Z

Every business is trying to crack the coveted market of shoppers in their 20s and teens. A recent panel at the “Fashion Digital” conference in New York City featuring young entrepreneurs ages 17 to 23 tried to provide a glimpse into how. What they said should strike some degree of fear in every …

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