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Revolutionizing Customer Service

Mark Pernice<p>Getting customer interactions right has never been more important, especially since social media has given unhappy customers a louder voice. Many companies want to raise their level of service, but the question is, How?<p>The typical response is to rewrite frontline employees’ scripts and …

Blockchain and the holy real-time settlement grail

2016-02-26T11:15:21.000Z<p>By: Izabella Kaminska<p>Not since Prometheus bequeathed the gift of fire upon humanity — prompting stone-age entrepreneurialism …

Traditional Artist Turns to iPad Pro

​<p>Fast Company has a typically interesting story about San Francisco artist Tiffany Bozic, a traditional paint-and-canvas (or in her case, …

The Scandal That Ate Malaysia

In the spring of 2013, Song Dal Sun, head of securities investment at Seoul-based Hanwha Life Insurance, sat down to a presentation by a Goldman …

Why fintech won't kill banks

BANKS weren’t much loved before 2007, and the bailing-out of a bunch of them in the financial crisis hardly helped endear them to the public. A slew …

Redundancy Is the New Productivity for Your Mac

Dr. Mac has been teaching people how to use their Macs more effectively for as long as he can remember. So he was surprised to find himself at a loss …

This is nuts, but could it be helpful?

2015-04-29T07:01:47.000Z<p>By: Matthew C Klein<p>The current economic woes, brought on by the collapse of the so-called “housing bubble,” are considered …

Your Shanghai equity frenzy, we have “a fresh crescendo” people

2015-03-30T08:24:53.000Z<p>By: David Keohane<p>Just going to leave these few charts here for a second…<p>That’s from BNP Paribas, this is via Tom Orlik and a …

Reasons to worry about US equities

February was another very strong month for global equities, with the US market enjoying its best month since October 2011. Global equities are now up …

This is nuts. When’s the crash?

2015-01-13T07:43:35.000Z<p>By: David Keohane<p>Japan turns even more Japanese:<p>We’ll leave the crash bit for somebody else, thanks very much. As to the …

5 Mistakes to Avoid in 2015

As I suggested before the holidays in <i>A Six-Point Checklist for a Profitable 2015</i>, taking time away from the markets is essential for the mental health of all investors and traders. It doesn’t matter whether you are a professional trader or a beginner, watching the markets 24/7 without a break will …

How to run Windows 10 on your Mac for free

One of the selling points of a Mac these days is the ability to run Windows software on it, via virtualization or Apple’s own Boot Camp. Running Windows lets you play PC games that haven’t been ported to the Mac, or stay completely compatible with your documents from a PC-centric …

A critical few weeks for the eurozone

The markets are waking up to the fact that the euro area faces a critical few weeks in which its economic path for 2015, and maybe for much longer, …

Bank of England was unaware of impending financial crisis

<b>A month before the start of the financial crisis, the Bank of England was apparently unaware of the impending danger, new documents reveal.</b><p>In a unique insight into its workings, the Bank has published minutes of top-secret meetings of its governing body, the Court, between 2007 and 2009.<p>The minutes …

Bank of England

Singapore Exchange Forging Ground in Derivatives

Trading Volumes in Derivatives Soaring<p>Starved of growth at home as stock trading volumes plummet, Singapore’s exchange is pushing into Asia’s riskier markets to stay competitive.<p>Singapore Exchange Ltd., or SGX, has rolled out derivatives based on a wide variety of Asian assets from Chinese equities …

Stock Markets

Santa rally: Ho ho hold on a second...

LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) — The Santa Claus Rally, as many MarketWatch readers know, is the tendency for stocks across the world to outperform during …

Los Angeles

Traders Are Betting On Stocks With Tons Of Borrowed Money

The New York Stock Exchange publishes end-of-month data for margin debt on the NYXdata website , where we can also find historical data back to 1959. Let's examine the numbers and study the relationship between margin debt and the market, using the S&P 500 as the surrogate for the latter.<p>The first …

Stock Markets

Declining iOS and OS X Quality Imperil Apple's Future Growth And Retention

The iPhone 6 has set sales records since its first week of release and led to Apple’s most profitable quarter ever. There have been some bumps in the road, but the market—and Apple’s customers—continue to have that loving feeling. What could possibly go wrong?<p>In a word, software. A growing chorus …

What You Should Do If You Have $5,000 To Invest

But is it best to put it in a mutual fund, certificate of deposit, index fund or exchange-traded fund?<p>"If you're asking what's the best way to invest $5,000, it's kind of like asking what should I have for dinner tonight? Well, it depends," says Greg McBride, chief financial analyst of Bankrate. …

Investing

How to fix a broken Lightning dock in an iPhone 5s

There are two security screws that secure your device's screen to its frame, and they sit on each side of the dock connector. Use your <b>5-point</b> …

How to reformat your Mac without a recovery drive or disk

There are tons of reasons why you might need to reformat your Mac: It’s slowing down, filling up with too many unneeded files to delete manually or suffering from major technical issues that can’t be fixed otherwise.<p>Or maybe you’re just selling it as you move on to a better, faster Mac and need to …

Selling

Countdown To US$50 A Barrel Of Oil, On Christmas Day

Six months ago in June, Crude Oil WTI was traded at above US$105 a barrel. In case you’re wondering, WTI (West Texas Intermediate), is the benchmark …

Crashing crude may blow a $1.6 trillion hole in the global oil sector, annually

NEW YORK (MarketWatch)—Talk about an oil spill. The spectacular unhinging of crude oil prices over the past six months is weighing mightily on the …

Stock Markets

How to stop Twitter from tracking what other apps you use on iPhone or Android

Twitter is about to become more annoying for some users, as the company will start tracking what other mobile apps iOS and Android owners are using …

Apple TV: The ultimate guide

Welcome to your new set-top box.The fourth-generation Apple TV is here. It brings Siri, third-party apps and game controllers, a new Home screen, …

How to stop Twitter from seeing what mobile apps you’ve installed

In case you missed it in the run-up to the Thanksgiving weekend, [company]Twitter[/company] is rolling out a new feature called “app graph,” in which …

How to wipe your phone or tablet before you sell it

Trading in or selling your old mobile device? Wipe it the right way to reduce the risk of personal data falling into the wrong hands.<p>Remember that no method apart from physically destroying the device and its storage is 100 percent foolproof -- data may still be recoverable with the right …

Windows Phone

How to get a refund for iTunes or App Store purchases

If you experience a problem with music, movies, TV shows, books, or apps you purchase from iTunes or the App Store, you can request a refund directly …

Use This Clever Trick To See Your iPhone's True Signal Strength

Ever find yourself questioning how accurate those little signal strength dots are on your iPhone?<p>Luckily, there's a trick to reveal your iPhone's true signal strength, and it takes less than a minute to enable.<p>First, you'll need to access a hidden app on your phone called Field Test Mode. To do …

OS X