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Better Business Bureau yanks Wells Fargo's accreditation

last weekHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The scandal-haunted bank has been de-accredited by the Better Business Bureau, a punishment meted out to companies that violate the BBB Standards of Trust, which include "tell the truth," "build trust," "honor promises" and "embody integrity." (via Reddit)

CFPB Survives Legal Attack as Court Trims Director's Power

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau survived a constitutional challenge and will remain in business, though a federal appeals court took away power from its director and tossed out a $109 million penalty against a mortgage company....The...Show More Summary

BLS: Job Openings decreased in August

From the BLS: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary The number of job openings decreased to 5.4 million on the last business day of August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Hires and separations were little changed...Show More Summary

A Court Ruled Against Elizabeth Warren’s Brainchild—and Saved It

Republicans and their business allies have been trying to nullify Elizabeth Warren’s brainchild, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, since its inception. And that makes sense, since in its first five years, CFPB has taken $11 billion in illegally gotten gains from financial-industry balance sheets and returned them to consumers. Show More Summary

Government says 156,000 new jobs created in September. Headline unemployment rate ticks up to 5%

The government reported Friday that the economy grew by 156,000 new jobs in September. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) the Current Employment Survey of business establishments and government agencies, there were 167,000...Show More Summary

SAPVoice: Guide to Startup Success in Any Economy

Small businesses are the lifeblood of the economy, creating countless jobs and driving innovation. However, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, for the first time since the agency began tracking small businesses thirty years ago, the number of closures is exceeding startups. Experts say it takes business fundamentals plus passion for [...]

Libs offer up tourism symposium, Convention Bureau boost

4 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

A Canberra Liberals government would implement a three pronged approach to attracting more interstate, international and business visitors, Shadow Minister for Tourism Nicole Lawder said today. “Local government needs to be proactive working with local industry to identify how our market can be boosted. We should listen to and expand on their ideas and help […]

POMA Selects Shreveport-Bossier for 2017 POMA Business Conference

CORRECTION – The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau was listed incorrectly in the previous announcement. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (Johnstown, Penn.)…The Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA) announces Shreveport-Bossier,...Show More Summary

How Slack's Founders Turned a Failed Video Game into a Multibillion-Dollar Startup

Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield describes to Inc. San Francisco Bureau Chief Jeff Bercovici the unlikely origin story behind the fastest-growing business application in the world.

5 Creative Ways Your Business Can Increase Productivity

According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average American worker spends 8.8 hours per day at their workplace. To put this in perspective, those same people sleep an average of 7.7 hours per night. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that employee productivity may dip from time to time. Whether you...

BLS: Job Openings increased in July to Record High

From the BLS: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary The number of job openings increased to 5.9 million on the last business day of July, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Hires and separations were little changed...Show More Summary

How Long Have America's Companies Been In Business? [Infographic]

There were approximately 5.4 million companies with paid employees across the United States in 2014, according to U.S. Census Bureau research. How many of those companies boast long and successfulhistories and how many were created in recent years? Some U.S. companies go way back with notable examples including Jim Beam [...]

Hillary Clinton's Answers to FBI Outrageous - Trump

The answers the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) received from Hillary Clinton during the criminal investigation into her use of private server for official business are outrageous, US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said in a statement.

Minorities own nearly a fourth of Dallas-Fort Worth businesses

The number of minority-owned businesses in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington region exceeds the national rate, according to a new survey by the U.S. Census Bureau. The bureau’s first Annual Survey of … Click to Continue »

Clinton Says Advised by Colin Powell to Use Private Email Server For Business

US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton told Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) agents that former Secretary of State Colin Powell advised her to use a private email server during her tenure as a Secretary of State, local media reported.

These Five Scams Snare Even Seasoned Travelers?

2 months agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

“The U.S. State Department Bureau of Consular Affairs website — which is a smart place to visit anytime you are traveling abroad for business or leisure — allows you to search country by country for tips on guarding yourself during your visit. Show More Summary

Job growth surged to 255,000 in July vs. 188,000 expected

Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 255,000 in July, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.9 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in professional and business services, health care, and financial activities. Employment in mining continued to trend down.READ MORE

BLS: Job Openings "little changed" in June

From the BLS: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary The number of job openings was little changed at 5.6 million on the last business day of June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.>......The number of quits held steady in June at 2.9 million. Show More Summary

Deconstructing The ABS Census 2016 Denial-of-Service 'Attack'

Last night, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) closed the 2016 Census website. No explanation was given at the time, except for a message on the page saying “the system is very busy at the moment”. This morning, the ABS’s head...Show More Summary

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