Nvidia set to hit another all-time high as Wall Street gushes over A.I. opportunity

Nvidia shares are surging as Wall Street is growing more bullish on the company's artificial intelligence opportunity. Bank of America Merrill Lynch raised its price target for the chipmaker to the second highest among analyst firms, citing the company's product...

Helping supply chain managers navigate the new ocean cargo marketplace

<em>Editor's note: This item originally appeared on the website of LM's sister publication, Supply Chain Management Review, on September 16.</em>Mollie Bailey, Director, International, LCB, at Transplace, recently provided SCMR readers with insights and...

This boss encourages employees to dream bigger, then quit

When Craig Handley hires new employees, he hopes that they will leave. He runs ListenTrust, a call center based in Hermosillo, Mexico, and staffs a team of about 1,000. "The first day they come into work with us, we tell them that were hiring them and training them to...

What to Do When Facebook or Google Wants to Steal Your Idea

If you're a startup worried about Facebook or Google duplicating your technology or business model, you are not alone.Such is the situation with the popular but miniscule Houseparty app, which Facebook has had in its sights, possibly to acquire, for months but has...

How to Make Sales Without Constantly Asking for Them

It's not easy to convince people to buy your products as a thought leader. That's why some entrepreneurs get frustrated and want to push their customers into a sale.However, doing that can push people away from your business. That's why, in this...

How Parent Shaming Has Changed the Way We’re Raising an Entire Generation

At first glance, you might assume social media could have a positive impact on parenting. After all, what better way for the whole village to come together to raise mentally strong kids, right? Unfortunately, that isn't usually what happens. Instead, today's world is...

Mama Shelter to open in Serbia

Pipeline18 September 2017 Mama Shelter to open in Serbia Scheduled for Early 2018 – 125 Rooms Mama Shelter Belgrade Mama Shelter, the global collection of authentic hotels, has announced its market entry into Serbia with plans to open Mama Shelter Belgrade. The...

Video streaming pioneer Roku aims to raise $252 million with IPO

Video streaming pioneer Roku hopes to raise just over $252 million in an initial public offering as it tries to expand into more households. The Los Gatos, California, company on Monday said it would offer about 18 million shares of stock at $14 apiece. The company...

Early movers: NVDA, OA, CAT, BRKS & more

Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell: Nvidia —Analysts at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch raised the chipmaker's price target to $210 from $185 a share. Merrill noted it expects Nvidia's cloud capital expenses to grow by 31 percent in the...

North Korea crisis could boost business at one of America’s greatest industrial powerhouses

Headquartered in New Jersey, Honeywell was ranked 23rd in a 2015 ranking of top arms-producing and military service companies by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. In addition to aerospace and defense, the conglomerate also produces industrial...

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His Home Flooded, the Port Arthur Mayor Puts His City First

By RICK ROJAS September 17, 2017 PORT ARTHUR, Tex. — On a winding street of older brick homes in the center of town, only one house is without a mountain of debris on the front yard. The house, a two-story at the end of the cul-de-sac, had not been...

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When Affirmative Action Isn’t Enough

By DANA GOLDSTEIN September 17, 2017 How did Elvis Kahoro, the son of a truck driver and a retirement home aide in Kennesaw, Ga., end up attending Pomona College, an elite liberal arts school over 2,000 miles from his hometown? The total cost of tuition,...

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When the Rescuers Come From Across the Country

By ALAN BLINDER September 17, 2017 MIAMI — The rescuers from California Task Force 1 had finally dried out. They had waded in the floodwaters left by Hurricane Harvey in southeast Texas. They had slept in stalls ordinarily used for horses, and two of...

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Trump calls Kim ‘Rocket Man’ on Twitter, as advisors say US will keep up pressure on North Korea

President Donald Trump on Sunday mocked the leader of nuclear-armed North Korea as "Rocket Man," while White House advisors said the isolated nation would face destruction unless it shelves its weapons programs and bellicose threats. Trump's chief diplomat held out...

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Shrugging off political crises and a downgrade, here’s why South Africa has kept crawling ahead

Hit by political turmoil and a sovereign downgrade to "junk," South Africa's economy has managed to pull off something few people believed it could: post growth. After falling in to a "technical" recession earlier this year, one of Africa's largest economies has...

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Silicon Valley finds the way to an employee’s heart is through the stomach…with free food

While free grub is hardly considered a deal-breaker when a job seeker accepts an employer's offer, it has become an increasingly popular perk for some companies within and outside of Silicon Valley. That includes media giant Bloomberg, where workers are known to wax...

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Booze delivery businesses were Amazon-proof &mdash; but now they’re bracing for the Whole Foods factor

Columbus, Ohio got the service in March, but resident Sourabh Ratnaparkhi said it's been mostly under the radar. "I'm a casual drinker that likes to keep a six-pack in the fridge at all times, and I also like to try a ton of new beers which I think this service will...

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Hurricanes Irma and Harvey may be a ‘wake-up call’ for vulnerable cities, and local zoning laws

The numbers are mind boggling. Collective estimates for the damage caused by hurricanes Harvey and Irma are upwards of $200 billion. According to Paul Walsh, director of weather strategy and a business meteorologist for IBM's Global Business Services, that's half the...

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‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ producer settles US suit linked to Malaysian fund 1MDB

The movie company that made "The Wolf of Wall Street", and was co-founded by the Malaysian prime minister's step son, has settled a civil lawsuit brought by the U.S. government to seize assets allegedly bought with money stolen from a Malaysian state fund.Red Granite...

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Florida Governor Imposes New Rules After Nursing Home Deaths

They will require nursing homes and assisted living facilities to have generators that can keep comfortable temperatures for four days after power loss.

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Europe suggests Trump won’t back out of Paris climate accord, but the White House quickly denies it

The White House immediately disavowed on Saturday a Wall Street Journal report suggesting the Trump administration is reversing its stated intention of abandoning the Paris climate accord. According to the publication, the European Union's Commissioner for Climate...

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St. Louis Faces More Protests Over Ex-Officer’s Acquittal in Killing

Demonstrators marched through a mall a day after violent protests over the acquittal of Jason Stockley, who was charged in the 2011 shooting of a black driver.

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Bill and Melinda Gates call foreign aid ‘a moral imperative,’ urge investment in the world’s poor

Calling the case for U.S. foreign aid "increasingly obvious" in a turbulent world, Bill and Melinda Gates issued a call to the world's largest economy to redouble its financial commitment to needy countries. In a lengthy Wall Street Journal opinion piece published on...

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Mystery illness suffered by diplomats in Cuba may have been caused by a device that doesn’t exist

A mysterious illness has been striking people associated with the US Embassy in Cuba — and a secret sonic weapon is rumored to be the source. Over the past year, diplomats in Cuba have experienced an unusual collection of symptoms that range from hearing loss,...

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Dogecoin creator, whose ‘joke’ become worth $400 million, sees an epic crash in cryptocurrencies

Jackson Palmer no longer thinks it's funny to imitate Doge, the internet meme about a Shiba Inu dog whose awe-struck expressions and garbled syntax (e.g. "Wow. So pizza. Much delicious.") made him a viral sensation several years ago. But if he did, he might channel...

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