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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Business

For Working Women, Focus On Beauty Erodes Self Confidence

2 hours ago - Forbes
Our relentless focus on our appearance and our inevitable failure to attain the standards of beauty we see around us, erodes confidence, increases self-doubt and consumes our energies by Deborah L. Jacobs

CDC Would Sacrifice Kids To Cut Healthcare Costs

2 hours 15 minutes ago - Forbes
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) appears to have assumed a role that was never intended: reducing the ability of vaccines to save lives. Its bureaucrats want to reduce infants' vaccination schedule in the interest of small cost-savings. CDC officials should go back and read the agency’s mission statement, which includes... by Henry I. Miller

DealBook: Numericable Set to Price Largest Ever Junk Bond

2 hours 57 minutes ago - New York Times Business
Numericable, the French cable unit of Altice, is expected on Wednesday to price a junk bond offering worth about 8.4 billion euros, or about $11.8 billion, to help fund the acquisition of Vivendi’s mobile unit, SFR by By CHAD BRAY

BOE Voted 9-0 To Keep Rates At Record Low, QE Unchanged

3 hours 23 minutes ago - Fox Business
The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee at its April 9 meeting voted 9-0 in favor of keeping interest rates on hold and making no changes to its 375 billion pound ($631 billion) asset-purchase program, according to minutes

How You'll Know It's Time To Kill Off One Of Your Products or Services

3 hours 15 minutes ago - Forbes
Here is a four-part check list you can follow in deciding whether it is time to stop selling one of your products or services by Paul B. Brown

Economic Growth in Euro Zone Accelerates

3 hours 44 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Economic growth in the euro zone accelerated at the start of the second quarter, but businesses again cut prices they charged customers, a sign that the European Central Bank's worries over low inflation are far from over

European Stocks Slip, But AB Foods Rallies After Results

4 hours 37 minutes ago - Fox Business
European stocks slipped Wednesday, giving back a slice of their hefty gains from the previous session

Apple Broadens Retail Store Recycling Efforts

4 hours ago - Forbes
On Earth Day 2014 Apple used its retail stores to spotlight the company's environmental initiatives, and also announced the stores are the target of an ambitious renewable energy project by Gary Allen

European Shares Fall After Disappointing French Data

4 hours 19 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Shares on European stock markets slipped following signs of a slowdown in French business activity

Seibu Shares Rise on Debut

4 hours 13 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Seibu shares rise 11% above their initial public offering price in a listing seen as a litmus test of investor appetite for Japanese stocks

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