Happiness Advice for Holiday Haters

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Indirect questions yield a somewhat different story, however. A 2015 Healthline survey revealed that more than 18 percent of people say they are very stressed during the holidays, and another nearly 44 percent say they are somewhat stressed. Similarly, a 2006 survey by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research, a polling firm, […]

FedEx hitting small businesses with surprise shipping limits

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FedEx is placing daily package limits on some businesses as its shipping network faces capacity issues during the pandemic-fueled surge in online holiday shopping. Carriers have taken similar steps before, but small business owners told Business Insider that FedEx hasn’t been transparent about the current wave of quotas, which have […]

Angus King’s Gambit – WSJ

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By The Editorial Board Close The Editorial Board Dec. 16, 2020 6:34 pm ET Maine Sen. Angus King speaks at a press conference to introduce the COVID Emergency Relief Framework in Washington, D.C., Dec. 1. Photo: Michael Brochstein/Zuma Press Democrats have pushed to expand government entitlements and business mandates during […]

Robinhood accused of targeting novice investors with features that encourage excessive trading

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Online brokerage Robinhood Financial is targeting young, inexperienced investors and pushing them to make thousands of trades on its platform, Massachusetts securities regulators claim in a lawsuit filed on Wednesday. Although Robinhood markets itself as millennials’ gateway to the stock market, the company uses “gaming strategies to manipulate customers” to trade […]

Business Planning for Financial Advisory Firms

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A financial adviser’s clients value the planning that helps them achieve their financial goals. It’s important that advisers themselves do business planning for their advisory firm to ensure that it remains a viable business that allows them to continue servicing their client’s needs, and that helps advisers meet their own […]

4 Business Ideas Inspired by ‘The Queen’s Gambit’

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December 16, 2020 6 min read This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Make a “checkmate” in business. The sale of chess games has multiplied in distant e-commerce platforms as well […]

UK plans to rival Singapore and woo shipping companies post-Brexit

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The UK is drawing up plans to woo shipping companies post-Brexit as it seeks to make London into a rival of Singapore as a hub to register vessels. Plans being submitted to ministers include expanding the scope of the UK’s shipping tax and regulatory regime by counting storage vessels and oil rigs as “ships” for tax purposes to attract more business, […]

Factbox-Europe’s tech companies accelerate IPO plans

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(Reuters) – Europe, which has long trailed Silicon Valley in nurturing home-grown tech giants, is building up a pipeline of stock market candidates that are potentially looking to list in 2021. FILE PHOTO: A biker, wearing a Deliveroo food courier backpack, demonstrates during a call on clients to boycott the […]

What is equity crowdfunding? How it works and who can invest

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Equity crowdfunding is a financing method that allows investors to buy stock in young, private businesses, via online platforms. Equity crowdfunding gives business owners a method of raising money, an alternative to costly bank loans or venture capitalists’ funding. While equity crowdfunding offerings are open to any investor, how much […]