Archives for August 2014

Rosneft Has Enough Capital To Finance Projects, But Sanctions Sticky – Forbes

Russian energy giant, Rosneft, has enough capital available to finance its planned oil projects, but sanctions are definitely a problem, the company CEO told Spiegel magazine this weekend. CEO Igor Sechin, known by the locals as Darth Vader, said shareholders are getting worried about the sanctions levied on the oil firm by Western governments. The European ...

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Is It Time For Business And Government To Reconsider Their Relationship? – Forbes

It is admittedly sometimes hard to tell from the rhetoric, but governments actually have a lot in common with business. In particular, both are keen to promote prosperity and growth. Yet the fact that both sectors are finding these goals elusive seems to be creating more tension between them rather than – as might be ...

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How A Feisty Startup Uses A Relaxed Management Style To Take On The Big … – Forbes

Every day, it seems, brings a fresh scandal from the financial sector. But what is bad news for the bankers and their investors is good news for those trying to steal away some of their business. A case in point is TransferWise, a young start-up that has recently been seeking to get its message across through ...

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Site recommends top hotels for business travelers – USA TODAY

Hotel Vitale

Travel website TripExpert recommends the top three hotels in 10 cities for business travelers.The Terrace at the Hotel Vitale in San Francisco.(Photo: Hotel Vitale)For business travel, the Los Angeles Airport Marriott is the quintessential hotel, says frequent business traveler Michael Gregurich of Manitowoc, Wis. "It has great Wi-Fi, a great business center, meeting rooms and numerous ...

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How A Feisty Start-Up Uses A Relaxed Management Style To Take On The Big … – Forbes

Every day, it seems, brings a fresh scandal from the financial sector. But what is bad news for the bankers and their investors is good news for those trying to steal away some of their business. A case in point is TransferWise, a young start-up that has recently been seeking to get its message across ...

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Military veterans to get help finding jobs, growing a business, at Grand … – Mlive Kalamazoo

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Guardsman Brenton Lameira, left, meets Combined Insurance representative Joseph Pennington at the 'Hiring Our Heroes' job fair at the Grand Valley National Guard Armory Thursday, January 24, 2013. (Chris Clark | MLive.com)  GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Military veterans looking for jobs or interested in building a business can get some help with two upcoming events. The U.S. ...

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Hard work, focus lead to business award – The News Journal

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Hard work, focus lead to business awardThe News JournalNationally, the cleaning industry, both commercial and residential, is a $35 billion sector, and the janitorial services industry consists of about 50,000 companies, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. “The industry is fragmented: the ...Source

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Economy turning around, inflation moderating: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on … – Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Finance minister Arun Jaitley said the GDP growth in the April-June quarter, the highest in nine quarters, indicates that the economy is turning around and the impact of initiatives by the new government will be reflected in coming months."In the first quarter [April-June], a 5.7% growth rate is encouraging. With the long-term impact ...

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Branstad's focus: All business – DesMoinesRegister.com

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Branstad's focus: All businessDesMoinesRegister.comBranstad's signature proposals and accomplishments almost all involve attempts to bolster the business community, to generally make life easier and more lucrative for business owners and CEOs. The person whom the Branstad administration most wants to ...and more »Source

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San Diego business is back in the game – U-T San Diego

It would have been hard to miss this tectonic movement in San Diego politics over the past year, but, after some years of relatively sleepy political activism, the San Diego business community has reawakened. Organized labor probably doesn’t like it and the labor allies who control the City Council probably don’t like it. But San ...

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