Joseph Heckel

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A U.S.-Designated Terrorist Group Is Helping the Kurds Push Back ISIL

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The battle between the Islamic State — formerly known as ISIS — against the Kurds and the Iraqis has …

Startup Success: It's All About Relationships

Angel investor Brian Cohen on team chemistry, husband-wife dynamics, and how not to ask for money.<p>As a tech entrepreneur and head of the New York Angels investing group, Cohen has been on both sides of the negotiating table. His advice? Focus on relationships.<p><b>If the founders have a poor</b> …


Japan GDP growth collapses amid sales tax shock

Japan's economy suffered its worst contraction since 2011 in the second quarter as consumer spending on big items slumped in the wake of a sales tax rise.<p>Gross domestic product shrank by an annualized 6.8% in the three months ended June, Japan's Cabinet Office said Wednesday. The result was …

What To Think About When You're Considering A Career Change

Once you're able to answer these sixteen questions, you should have what you need to make the right decisions regarding your career change.

China data raises doubts over growth

<b>China's latest industrial production and retail sales figures are higher in July from one year ago but the pace of expansion has slowed.</b><p>Industrial production, a measures of output at factories, workshops and mines jumped 9% in July, compared to a 9.2% rise in June.<p>Retail sales in July rose by …