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Target cuts profit forecast but better recent sales seen; stock rises

Target Corp.reduced its annual profit outlook Wednesday while reporting second-quarter earnings that plunged from a year earlier.<p>The earnings report showed the Minneapolis, Minn.-based company is still struggling to recover from a massive data breach last year. Target said the data breach cost it …

The 10 Fastest-Growing Private Companies In The US

These companies from the 2014 Inc. 5000 competed against one another in what Inc. says is the annual list's most competitive year yet. The list only looks at American businesses, and to make the top 500 companies had to meet the minimum of 918.59% in three-year revenue growth.<p>The top 500's average …

Startups

Why Europe is paying Germany to hold its money

Here we are again, through the looking glass.<p>Yields on Germany’s two-year government bond, known to market aficionados as the Schatz (short for the more mellifluous Bundesschatzanweisungen) are hovering around -0.01%. A negative yield means, effectively, investors are willing to pay a slight fee …

Economics

Meet The Baby Boomer Who Moved All Of Her Investments To A Robo-Advisor

The Philadelphian has been investing for over 25 years. She has worked with traditional financial advisors, directly with brokerages, and now, with online investing platform Betterment.<p>At age 67, Shaffer is distinctly outside of the usual robo-advice market, which generally seeks and attracts …

Retirement

Wearable Intelligence raises $8 million to bring Google Glass into the workplace

Wearable Intelligence is one of several startups working to apply wearable technologies like Google Glass to enterprise markets, such as healthcare …

Starbucks Is Bringing Coffee Trucks To College Campuses

The Starbucks mobile trucks will be opening at Arizona State University, James Madison University, and Coastal Carolina University, the company said in a news release.<p>The mobile truck will move to various busy locations throughout the day.<p>"Presumably that means parking outside dorms in the morning …

College & University

Why Apple broke $100

Don’t you hate these “why Apple shares did such and such” headlines?<p>I know I do. They’re too often a journalistic ploy designed to make reporters …

Hazelnut Shortage Will Probably Hit You Right In The Nutella

One of the world's most desired natural resources is facing a major shortage. It's not oil, it's hazelnuts. Harvests have been severely damaged this year by unseasonable weather and disease, so if you see long lines at your local grocery store, it might be people trying to get their hands on the …

Russia closes four McDonald's in Moscow

Why Harvard Business School's Application Is Much More Informal This Year

Be candid. HBS wants to get to know you.<p>This year's application is a bit different from last year's, and quite different from what it was several years ago.<p>First of all, there's only one essay. Not only does it lack a word limit, but it's also optional.<p>The school began this practice last year, the …

College & University

Peanut and almond butters recalled over Salmonella threat

Nut butters are being pulled from the shelves of Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods<p>NEW YORK (AP) — A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination.<p>The company said Tuesday that there have been reports of four illnesses that may …

Entrepreneurship News | The Next Web

All stories in Entrepreneur<p>GDPR or GDP-argh: Why data protection doesn’t have to be a headache<p>If you work with data or IT at some level, then you've probably heard people talking about the General Data Protection Regulation, better known as GDPR -- usually with mild trepidation. It’s certainly …

S&P 500

Amazon’s latest business move: Shanghai’s free-trade zone

Amazon announced today that it will be coming to the Shanghai free-trade zone soon, something that will potentially boost its sales in China. …

China

Congratulations, Businesses! Your Taxes Are Rising

Another look-see into the makings of the U.S. economic has been released—the annual study prepared by Ernst & Young in conjunction with the Council on State Taxation on total taxes paid by U.S. businesses for fiscal year 2013.<p>The good news for businesses? The U.S. economy is still in recovery mode …

Fed is torn over the timing for boosting interest rates

As top central bankers gather this weekend for their annual powwow in Jackson Hole, Wyo., their main focus this year will be on the labor market — a topic at the heart of the<p>Federal Reserve's increasingly intense debate on when to start raising interest rates.<p>Fed Chairwoman<p>Janet L. Yellen, who will …