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10 things you need to know before the opening bell (spy, spx, qqq, dia, aapl, ko, pep)

Here is what you need to know. The Fed's Jackson Hole Symposium begins. This year's conference, entitled "Designing Resilient Monetary Policy Frameworks for the Future" will be highlighted by Fed Chair Janet Yellen's Friday speech that is expected to lay the groundwork for Fed policy going forward. German business confidence weakened in August. Show More Summary

Central bankers eye public spending to plug $1 trillion investment gap

By Howard Schneider JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming(Reuters) - While markets wait for Janet Yellen's latest message about the direction of monetary policy, the Federal Reserve chief and her colleagues already have one for politicians: the U.S....Show More Summary

This startup wants to help small businesses survive expensive lawsuits by funding them

Not every person or business can brush aside a multimillion dollar lawsuit — but for those that can afford to fight, a winning case can mean a profitable outcome.  That's what Legalist, a startup in Y Combinator's Summer 2016 class, is banking on by offering funding to companies in litigation battles. Show More Summary

Matchmaking service takes on some of Bay Area's toughest clients: Tech

SAN FRANCISCO — What’s even harder than recruiting a great engineer in Silicon Valley? Recruiting a date. But a new service aimed at busy techies is looking to change that. The rumors are true: Silicon Valley is a terrible place to date,...Show More Summary

Just One Thing: Deciding when to go global

Before making the leap, carefully evaluate the opportunity abroad and whether your business is ready for expansion.  Read more... More about Supported, Justonething Global, Just One Thing, Business, and Startups

SquareFootage: A Startup Office Series Featuring Yext

Welcome to the SquareFootage, a startup office series dedicated to touring amazing startup spaces while learning about each startup’s unique company culture.

Chargers' contract negotiations with Joey Bosa are stalled but extremely entertaining

The San Diego Chargers' standoff with holdout defensive end Joey Bosa is getting good. Well, it's not good for the Chargers or their fans, who probably aren't going to see the team's top pick of the 2016 draft on the field anytime soon. And it's not good for Bosa, who appears to have missed his...

Treasury Department White Paper:The European Commission And Transfer Pricing

U.S. Department of the Treasury White Paper, The European Commission's Recent State Aid Investigations of Transfer Pricing Rulings (Aug. 24, 2016): The U.S. Department of the Treasury (“U.S. Treasury Department”) shares the European Commission’s (“Commission”) concern with tax avoidance by multinational firms. Show More Summary

Just One Thing: What to look out for when taking your small business global

International expansion is the endgame for most small businesses – but will the move make or break your company? Even if business is booming at home, going global isn't simply a matter of setting up a new location: Small business...Show More Summary

Labor board says graduate students can unionize

According to the George W. Bush-era National Labor Relations Board, graduate students at private universities didn’t count as employees of those universities, no matter how much employment-type work they did. That means those students couldn’t unionize. Show More Summary

The 3 Things Startups Always Get Wrong About the Toy Industry

Debbie Sterling, founder of GoldieBlox, explains why toy entrepreneurs need to keep kids in mind when pricing their products.

Aetna, Obamacare and health insurers' 10 dirty secrets

``They waste money hand over fist. Aetna said it has lost $430 million on Obamacare plans during the first two years. During that same time the company spent $23 billion on administration, marketing, paperwork, junkets, bonuses and other overhead. Show More Summary

Clinton’s Punitive ‘Exit Tax’: 'Banana Republic Economics'

Wall Street Journal editorial, Clinton’s Punitive ‘Exit Tax’: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are having a tax debate of sorts, with the Democrat wheeling out the familiar class-warfare artillery. Mr. Trump hasn’t replied on the specifics, but the irony is that his reform would solve the problem that Mrs. Clinton...

A New Policy Orthodoxy Is Emerging

There is a new debate emerging among policymakers in advanced economies. Two Federal Reserve Bank chief executives have taken the position that the natural rate of interest in the United States is much lower than previously assumed. These experts suggest the need for a slow pace of increases in short-term [...]

Will The WNBA Strike Gold After The Rio Olympics?

Team USA won its sixth consecutive gold medal in women’s basketball at the Rio 2016 Olympics. Their 49-0 win streak dates back to the bronze-medal game at the Barcelona Olympics. Winning by an average of 37 points, Team USA obliterated the field and refused to apologize for its talent and on the court supremacy. “We are what we are. Show More Summary

Just One Thing: Leveraging the internet

"Going global" is no longer about setting up shop in different countries. You can cross borders with a smart online strategy. Read more... More about Justonething Global, Just One Thing, Business, Small Business, and Startups

Och-Ziff May Cut Fees On Hedge Funds Say Sources

Och-Ziff Capital Management (OZM) is planning to cut management fees on its main hedge funds, anonymous sources close to the firm say. Och-Ziff will cut the fees on its OZ Master, Asia and Europe multistrategy funds by 25 basis points, as Bloomberg is reporting. Show More Summary

French 'Extremist' Screams "Allahu Akbar", Stabs British Woman To Death In Australia

Australian police are investigating a possible "extremist" attack involving a French national who stabbed a British woman to death and injured two others while reportedly yelling "Allahu Akbar." As Reuters reports, the police are looking...Show More Summary

Just One Thing: Differentiating your business

You're competing on a global level, so you need to be clear about the benefits you bring to the market.  Read more... More about Just One Thing, Justonething Global, Supported, Business, and Small Business

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