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What jobs will still be around in 20 years? Read this to prepare your future

Jobs won’t entirely disappear; many will simply be redefined. But people will likely lack new skillsets required for new roles and be out of work anyway<p>The robots are coming, the robots are coming!<p>Regular reports warn us that an automation apocalypse is nigh. In January, a McKinsey & Company study …

Intelligence

Here are the tax credits you get when you buy an electric car

Electric cars could be an incredibly important weapon in the fight to reduce carbon emissions around the world and save the world from a climate change cataclysm. But if the last few decades have been any indication, people won’t jump onboard to help save the world without some kind of <i>green</i> …

Electric Vehicles

Qualys Customer is Now the CISO

sponsored by<p>Mark Butler on Helping to Spread the Word on Vulnerability Management Tom Field (SecurityEditor) • June 26, 2017<p>Mark Butler, CISO, …

Australian Labor Party

IBM To Return To Growth Next Year

IBM's strategic imperatives have been successful.<p>I estimate the company to report revenue growth of 3% next year.<p>Investors are underestimating IBM's …

Stocks

BIZ DEV: Fallon Appointed Culligan's First National AOR

Water filtration company Culligan has selected Publicis Groupe’s Fallon for AOR duties. The appointment is said to be the client’s first national …

Advertising Industry

H&R Block Stock: Time to Consider Selling? (HRB, TAX)

Shares of H&R Block, Inc. (HRB) are up 33.6% year to date and 19.8% in the month of June 2017 following strong earnings releases. The company has …

Stocks

Magnitude 3.3 Earthquake Hits Near Berkeley

BERKELEY (CBS SF) — A small magnitude 3.3 earthquake centered in the East Bay rattled Berkeley residents Wednesday afternoon, according to the US …

16 Things You Didn't Know You Could Claim on Your Tax Return

Dealing with the tax system can be overwhelming — we feel you. Between all the paperwork and expenses, it's easy to lose track of what actually makes …

Tax Preparation

‘It’s probably not worth taking the chance’

How much can you really make as an Uber driver?1:33<p>We put Uber under the earnings microscope and look at what you could expect to earn as an Uber …

ATO

IBM VP Talks Fighting Cancer, Parking Tickets With Watson

In this episode of Fast Forward, Mark Simpson, VP of Offering Management and Strategy for IBM Watson Marketing, explains how AI engines like Watson …

Intelligence

Inside IBM's Stunning Transformation To The Cloud: 10 Key Insights

<i>(Note: After an award-winning career in the media business covering the tech industry, Bob Evans was VP of Strategic Communications at SAP in 2011, and Chief Communications Officer at Oracle from 2012 to 2016. He now runs his own firm, Evans Strategic Communications LLC.)</i><p>Over the past couple of …

Customer Engagement

What Kids Starting Jobs Should Know About Taxes

Income from your child's summer job can help fund a long-term financial plan.

Retirement

The Hot Stock: H&R Block Climbs 3%

<b>H&R Block</b> (HRB) soared to the top of the <b>S&P 500</b> today as it continued to rally following the release of better-than-expected earnings after …

Stocks

Guest commentary

This year marks 10 years since a unique moment of international attention was bestowed upon Kansas City. On a sunny day in June 2007, Henry Bloch and …

Art Galleries

Cramer Applauds Janet Yellen - Cramer's Mad Money (6/14/17)

Watson is working well for H&R Block.<p>Coca-Cola is turning around.<p>PepsiCo is better than Post Holdings.<p><b>Stocks discussed on the in-depth session of Jim</b> …

Stocks

H&R Block Hikes Dividend by 9%

Shares of <b>H&R Block</b> (HRB) were trading 10% higher Wednesday morning after it beat earnings forecasts and raised its dividend by 9% after the close …

Stocks

Asian shares fall after Fed rate hike, tracking Wall St lead

TOKYO (AP) — Shares fell in Asia on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates, as expected. Lower oil prices took a toll on energy-related shares across the region, while Japan's benchmark slipped as the yen gained against the dollar. Property developers led the decline in Hong …

Business

At midday: TSX falls as oil tumbles

Oil prices tumbled on Wednesday after an unexpectedly large buildup in gasoline stockpiles and the U.S. dollar fell after weak data made investors question the current path of interest rate increases from the Federal Reserve.<p>Energy stocks led Wall Street lower, while Treasury yields fell.<p>Oil prices …

Oil

U.S. stocks lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.07%

Investing.com – U.S. stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Basic Materials, Oil & Gas and Consumer Services sectors led …

Markets

H&R Block's outgoing CEO on making 'ease of use' part of the brand

After tax preparation giant H&R Block reported a stronger-than-expected quarter, its outgoing president and CEO, Bill Cobb, said the company prides …

Mad Money

Morning Movers: Alexion Climbs on Biogen Hire; H&R Block Jumps

All the market-moving news you need this morning including downgrades for Hawaiian Holdings and Starbucks, and an upgrade for Restaurant Brands …

Stocks

Why H&R Block Stock Jumped 10% Today

Shares of the tax preparer rallied on higher earnings driven by lower expenses during the tax season.<p>What's happening<p>Shares of <b>H&R Block</b> (NYSE:HRB) …

Stocks

H&R Block: Why One Analyst Still Says Sell

Shares of <b>H&R Block</b> (HRB) are shooting higher today, rising 8% after the tax preparer hiked its dividend and unveiled fiscal fourth quarter financial …

Markets

What Happened in the Stock Market Today

Shares of H&R Block and Alexion Pharmaceuticals climbed on a mixed day for the market.<p>Stocks had a mixed day on Wednesday, with the <b>Dow Jones</b> …

Stocks

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Stock Futures Edge Higher Ahead Of Fed Decision

Analyst: 'Market focus is on forward guidance, balance sheet reduction and what signals Janet Yellen gives'<p>U.S. stock futures were modestly higher on Wednesday with investors taking weaker-than-expected economic data in stride.<p>The consumer-price index, or cost of living, fell by a seasonally …

Markets

Wall St. dips after Fed rate hike; tech slumps again

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A slide in technology stocks pulled down the Nasdaq Composite on Wednesday and the S&P 500 ended slightly lower, as investors worried about the pace of economic growth after weaker-than-expected inflation numbers and an interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve.<p>The Nasdaq cut …

Business

Biogen and Anadarko slump while H&R Block and Southern rise

NEW YORK – Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday:<p>Biogen Inc., down 8.05 to $253.37<p>The drugmaker's chief financial officer is leaving to take the same role at Alexion Pharmaceuticals.<p>H&R Block Inc., up $2.14 to $29.13<p>The tax preparer had a stronger fourth quarter than analysts …

Business

U.S. Stocks Rebound With Tech in Front as Fed Meeting Begins - Bloomberg

Tech shares up 0.8% for biggest jump in more than a week; State Street Corp. and Comerica leading gains in financials, up at least 1.7%<p>Energy stocks …

State Street

Death of the human investor?

Quantitative investing based on computer formulas and trading by machines directly are leaving the traditional stock picker in the dust and now …

Business

H&R Block shares rise as cost-cutting boosts bottom line

H&R Block shares jumped more than 10 per cent in late trading on Tuesday, after the tax-preparation company said its quarterly profits rose thanks to …

Markets