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Business News Weekly — July 9, 2018

Business News Weekly — July 9, 2018 Interesting enough, these day’s interns are getting paid. After my working with some universities and entrepreneur programs I really think this is good and bad, because there are a lot of students willing to work as interns for free...

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Business News Weekly — July 2, 2018

Business News Weekly — July 2, 2018  Amazon strikes again, shaking up the Pharmacy business, by buying an on line pharmacy. While CVS pharmacy introduces five dollars’ prescription deliveries in partnership with the U.S. Postal Service  Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and...

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Business News Weekly — June 25, 2018

Business News Weekly — June 25, 2018  The Supreme Court has now approved that states can charge taxes on retail sales that crossed the state line. This is one step to help brick-and-mortar companies get a little closer competitively to online companies like Amazon....

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Business News Weekly — June 18, 2018

Business News Weekly — June 18, 2018  I keep marveling at some of the startups in their ability to raise money. Here's one for you a gentleman named Sai son Lee has raised $8 million in series A funding for evaluation at 33 million, what does he have, a cure for...

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Business News Weekly — June 11, 2018

Business News Weekly — June 11, 2018 Here we go again with the annual crazy report to meet Warren Buffett for a lunch meeting an anonymous person bid $3.3 million. This is done each year and actually Warren Buffett has raised $25 million for charities. Once again none...

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Business News Weekly — June 4, 2018

Business News Weekly — June 4, 2018 "Bezos outlines space ambitions" — from an article in the Wall Street Journal. How great it is to have billions of dollars to help fulfill your dream.  "Losers in the worker–visa lottery" — from an article in the Wall Street...

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Business News Weekly — May 28, 2018

Business News Weekly — May 28, 2018 Uber revenue grows 70%, and now they can make preparation for an IPO. 70% to $2.59 billion is quite a bit more impressive than younger startups, from an article in the Wall Street Journal.  "Alphabet, Facebook down pay for software...

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Business News Weekly — May 21, 2018

Business News Weekly — May 21, 2018 Small stocks speed past large caps. Not all IPOs are roaring successes. For example, AXA Equitable Holdings Inc. price is well below expectations, but at the same time they did raise $2.75 billion. When you buy something with your...

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Business News Weekly — May 14, 2018

Business News Weekly — May 14, 2018 High tech stocks really helped this past week and gave the market an overall gain. Buffett help stocks to jump by boosting Apple. Remember when Buffett built his empire by avoiding all the high tech stocks, but now he has a pretty...

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Business News Weekly — May 7, 2018

Business News Weekly — May 7, 2018  Business books for college students reach up as high as $1000 a year. But, President Trump signed a 1.3 trillion appropriations bill that included $5 million for a pilot program to help fund "open textbooks" – i.e. free books that...

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Business News Weekly — April 30, 2018

Business News Weekly — April 30, 2018 Wait – listed? You got company — From the Wall Street Journal. Universities across the country are increasing their wait list significantly for high school students wanting to get into college. For instance, UC Berkeley last year...

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Business News Weekly — April 23, 2018

Business News Weekly — April 23, 2018 Here's one for you in an article in Bloomberg Magazine, A suitcase to follow you. It's called the Puppy and is a 20-inch-high with a 50-pound capacity. It is a remote control suitcase and uses a sensor to balance itself on two...

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Business News Weekly — April 16, 2018

Business News Weekly — April 16, 2018 "Zuckerberg says sorry for harm done" — from an article in the Wall Street Journal. He was in Washington and jockeyed with Congress for the better part of two days. So what, he says he sorry so what does that mean? Obviously all...

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Business News Weekly — April 9, 2018

Business News Weekly — April 9, 2018 Spotify’s finally went public but it was confusing. At the same time after it opened, the stock dropped 3%.  A federal appeals court ruled that Google's use of Oracle-own code in its Android latter operating system infringed on the...

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Business News Weekly — April 2, 2018

Business News Weekly — April 2, 2018 "Facebook won’t be deleted very easily" — from a column in the Wall Street Journal. To put this thing in perspective here are some's significant statistics. Even though Facebook stock price dropped 15% from recent bad publicity,...

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Business News Weekly — March 26, 2018

Business News Weekly — March 26, 2018 "Europe’s tax war for on US tech companies" — from an editorial Wall Street Journal. Taxes on revenue regardless of profit will hit Apple, Google and Facebook. It won’t raise much revenue but it will hurt EU tax competition....

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Business News Weekly — March 19, 2018

Business News Weekly — March 19, 2018  "Foreign students’ visas drop" — from an article in the Wall Street Journal. Apparently the Trump executive order tightening guidelines, and China working to keep talent at home, has had an impact. From past articles, the major...

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Business News Weekly — March 12, 2018

Business News Weekly — March 12, 2018  Check this out. Here is a good one from Bloomberg Magazine. A new product called DxtER, designed to resemble the diagnostic tool from Star Trek, can identified 34 illnesses, including diabetes, atrial, fibrillation and pneumonia,...

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