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10 Powerful Women in Finance Share Their Ideas on Achieving on Gender Parity

Wall Street and the finance industry as a whole used to be an all-white “boys’ club.” We’ve made some progress, but there’s still a lot more work to do to achieve parity. In our series about Women Leading the Finance Industry, we talked to a number of women who are leaders in finance, asking them: “In your opinion or experience, which 3 ... Read More »

4 people from around the world share the wonders of free education – and reveal the hidden drawbacks

Shutterstock Higher education doesn’t come cheap in the United States – citizens collectively hold about $1.31 trillion in college loan debt. Things are hardly this dire in certain other countries, where everything from preschool to university is paid for – at least in part – by the government. Some governments even cover the entire cost of a college education, leaving graduates with zero debt ... Read More »

Fashion and lifestyle brands want their share of GST gains from department chains

With the introduction of GST, the tax on rentals can be set off against input tax credits available for other goods and services.  NEW DELHI: Indian and global manufacturers of fashion and lifestyle products have asked department store chains to pass on the benefits obtained from the new goods and services tax regime. Such companies told ET they were seeking “some margin benefits” from ... Read More »

France attracts record number of int’l students, but loses market share

The Campus France report, 4,300,000 Étudiants Internationaux, shows international student numbers were up 7% between 2012 and 2015 to 309,642, making France the world’s fourth most popular study destination and the top francophone destination. “The competition is fiercer and fiercer for everybody. We are less dynamic in the market” However, the report also shows that other study destinations are stepping ... Read More »

Trump’s tweet about Lockheed-Martin cuts $4bn in value as share prices fall

Donald Trump scolded military jet manufacturer Lockheed Martin on for “out of control” costs on Monday, sending the defence contractor’s stock plummeting. “Billions of dollars can and will be saved on military (and other) purchases after January 20th,” when he will officially take office, the president-elect wrote on Twitter. The subsequent share price drop cut $4bn from the company’s value ... Read More »

Apple is grabbing more US market share after Galaxy Note 7 demise

Kantar has some new insights on the US handset market to share. In light of the unfortunate demise of the Samsung Galaxy Note7, Apple has now managed to raise its US market share to 40.5%. That is actually up 7% year-over-year. And it is no secret that the absence of the Note7 played a big part in the process. On ... Read More »

Google’s Trusted Contacts app lets you share your location with loved ones in real time

Google today unveiled a new app & service combo in the form of Trusted Contacts – a new way to let your loved ones know where you are by sharing your real time location with them. Trusted Contacts can be very helpful in real emergency situations, but it can also be used as a means to simply give your family ... Read More »

Facebook Share Price Falls Despite Blowout Quarter

Facebook on Wednesday reported a record Q3, beating analysts’ expectations for the fourth straight quarter, but concerns among investors about increased expenditures and the company’s future prospects drove down share prices.   They closed Thursday at US$119.95, down more than $7 from Wednesday’s closing price of $127.17. Friday saw little movement, with a closing price of $120.75. Facebook posted adjusted ... Read More »