Company payrolls increased by a lower-than-expected 171,000 last month, the US Labor Department reportsthe weakest gain in three months. The crowd had been looking for stronger results near +200,000. Instead, this morning’s update falls in line with ADP’s April profile of weaker growth.
The news provides more evidence that the US macro trend is off to a sluggish start in....More>>>
The chance of a potential buyout by Facebook Inc. offers support for Snap Inc. stock. But Would Facebook really want to buy Snapchat? Flickr
Venice, California, based Snap Inc (NYSE:SNAP), parent of the popular photo-sharing app Snapchat has been listed on the NYSE for less than a week. In the week immediately following the Snap IPO, a number of Wall Street firms issued initial commentary....More>>>
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IRS Issues Excise Tax Relief Related to DOL Fiduciary Rule
Wells Fargo has reached a $110 million settlement with its bank clients tied to as many as 2 million fake accounts. This news comes about six months after the bank agreed to pay $185 million in fines and penalties....More>>>
Do you want to become an inspired leader in 2017—one who makes a big difference in your team, your organization, and society?
A good place to start is to review the qualities and practices of exceptional leaders, which have remained the same since the beginning of civilization, as summarized in a book M.A. Soupios and I co-authored, The Ten Golden Rules....More>>>
Industry Weighs In on DOL Plan to Delay Fiduciary Rule
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said an interest-rate increase would “likely be appropriate” at the central bank’s upcoming meeting if employment and inflation continue to meet policy makers’ expectations.
Given Facebook’s Woes, Should You Sell FB Stock And Buy GOOGL Stock? Flickr
Life seems to be getting tougher by the dayfor California-based Facebook Inc (NSDQ:FB). According to a recent report, politicians in Germany are now calling for stricter action to tackle fake news, suggesting that Facebook be slapped with hefty fines for every fake news item. Even as that storm rages....More>>>
Sky People (NASDAQ:SPU) are now confirmed Nasdaq compliant with up to date filings. While investors wait for details of their fourth quarter, and annual 10k, this seems to be an opportune time to digest business in the last Q3 filing.
It’s been tough for Sky People this past year. A lot has happened, and in terms of external events, not everything has gone their way. On the plus....More>>>
Artificial Intelligence ('AI') is finally taking off, helped by big data cloud computing, and breakthroughs in neural networks (computer code that emulates large networks of very simple interconnected units, a bit like neurons in the brain) and deep learning (how we sharpen AI by structuring