Entrepreneur In the digital marketing realm, a noticeable shift is happening: B2B brands are increasingly gravitating towards advertising in newsletters. This trend isn’t just a fleeting one; it’s rooted in the evolving landscape of B2B communication, where direct and personalized contact with the audience has emerged paramount.New publishing and advertising…

Monday is the last day for some Verizon customers to apply for a refund as part of a $100 million settlement from a class-action lawsuit. Earlier this year, the wireless carrier sent an email or postcard to eligible customers alerting them to file a claim by April 15 to receive up to $100, which is the result of the lawsuit accusing Verizon of charging fees that were “unfair and not adequately disclosed.” Those who are interested in…

Every weekday the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer holds a “Morning Meeting” livestream at 10:20 a.m. ET. Here’s a recap of Monday’s key moments. U.S. stocks edged higher Monday as the market attempted to rebound from last week’s sell-off on hopes that geopolitical tensions in the Middle East won’t escalate further. But there’s a lot of uncertainty around the situation. Friday’s big pullback moved the S & P 500 Short Range Oscillator into oversold…

Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Tesla — Shares fell 2.8% after an internal memo said the electric vehicle maker is planning to lay off more than 10% of its global workforce . “As we prepare the company for our next phase of growth, it is extremely important to look at every aspect of the company for cost reductions and increasing productivity,” CEO Elon Musk said in the memo. Tesla had almost 141,000…

The housing market has seen better days. Although housing affordability is trending upward, according to the National Association of Realtors, mortgage rates and homeowners insurance are still up across the country, adding to the cost of homeownership. The current state of the market is leaving some buyers searching for affordable areas. Zillow recently released an analysis of 25 metro areas which showed the cost of housing is less than 30% of an average household budget.It’s…

Materials businesses aren’t very sexy, but they can generate good earnings and cash flows when demand is high, and I expect demand for aggregates to be pretty solid in 2024 as public works projects move forward across the country. That’s good news for Knife River Corporation (NYSE:KNF), and I think management guidance for 2024 may be too conservative given strong trends across much of its business footprint. The “but” is that it seems like the…

Every year, National Volunteer Week takes place during the third week of April. The purpose is to recognize the incredible people who improve our communities. Although thanking volunteers is an integral part of Volunteer Week, it’s not the only thing to celebrate. Additionally, it’s an opportunity to inspire others to join the movement and see how profound their impact can be.In light of that, the purpose of this blog post is to assist you in…

Entrepreneur Mathew Wong, owner of Tea and Milk, initially struggled to meet high costs and customer demand when building his New York City bubble tea business. But by educating his customers and providing quality products, he transformed a single shop into a well-known, values-based brand.The shop’s original 10-by-10-foot space at the Long Island Flea Market has given way to three permanent locations across New York City, including storefronts in Chelsea Market, Brooklyn, and Astoria. In…

Entrepreneur For any business, the main goal is to thrive and grow sustainably while fulfilling the needs of its customers and stakeholders. But if you’re constantly fretting about financial problems in your business, it can hold you back from reaching your goals and realizing your dreams. To keep focusing on your goals and not get stuck worrying about finances, it’s important to avoid unexpected cash flow issues.Nearly 9 out of 10 businesses often face late…

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Entrepreneur This week The CEO Series brought us to New York City where I got to play a heated game of “pink pong” against Jesse Bongiovi, the co-founder of Hampton Water, the highest-rated French rosé in America. Jesse started this company with his dad, Jon Bon Jovi, who you may know as the world-famous musician, back in 2018 and since its launch, the brand has won a ton of accolades and has stocked a ton of wine fridges — it’s currently the country’s third best-selling French rosé.Watch the video above to learn all about the launch and explosive growth of…

Last updated: April 15, 2024 03:03 EDT | 1 min read Guy Ficco, the Criminal Investigation Chief at Internal Revenue Service (IRS), has indicated the agency is bracing for a significant increase in cases of crypto-related tax evasion this tax season.In an interview with CNBC at the Chainalysis Links event…

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From claiming inflation was “transitory” to blaming it on Vladimir Putin, President Biden has seemed all too willing to ignore the enormous impact of inflation on everyday Americans.  As they continue to deal with the effects of the highest inflation seen in decades, Biden is trying to fight a war on “junk fees,” instead of directly combating the core problem. Unfortunately, his efforts will do little more than continue to raise everyday costs for Americans…

We previously covered Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) in November 2023, discussing its excellent CQ3’23 performance in the Cloud and e-commerce segments, since we believed these two segments might be the company’s long-term growth drivers. We had also added a small position then, with us believing that the summit between Biden and Xi was likely to thaw market sentiments surrounding Chinese ADS, especially with the stock already nearing its lowest-ever recorded P/E valuation of 8.30x.…

America’s small businesses face unprecedented challenges. Small business bankruptcy filings increased 78% over the past year, driven by impending changes to bankruptcy law and ongoing uncertainty about the overall economic outlook.Chief among these concerns is whether, when, and by how much the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States will begin cutting interest rates. Higher “Fed” interest rates mean small businesses pay more to borrow money, which directly impacts how much of each sale they…

The financial services industry is booming with the growing demand for wealth management and digital banking services coupled with the rising adoption of advanced technologies like AI and machine learning. Amid this, let’s find out if financial stocks Interactive Brokers (IBKR) and Bank of New York Mellon (BK) are poised for a first-quarter earnings surprise. Read more.The financial services industry’s sustained growth and expansion can be attributed to the rising demand for fast and real-time…

Bank of America (BAC), the second-largest U.S. lender, will publish its first-quarter earnings on April 16. With the bank’s net interest income expected to decline in the first quarter, should investors consider investing in the stock ahead of its earnings? Read on to learn my view.Bank of America Corporation (BAC) will unveil its first-quarter results on April 16. Wall Street anticipates a year-over-year decline in the bank’s earnings and revenue. In this piece, I have…

It’s Tax Day in the United States for most Americans, and there are still plenty of people racing to file their 2023 income tax returns up until the clock strikes midnight. “With the April deadline upon us, we’re seeing a flurry of tax returns coming in during the final hours. We’ve already received more than 100 million [returns] and tens of millions more returns are being filed in the final days,” IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel…

Tesla shares were down over 1% in premarket trade Monday on media reports that the automaker will lay off more than 10% of its global workforce.The company’s stock was down 1.32% in premarket deals at roughly 8:20 a.m. ET.”As we prepare the company for our next phase of growth, it is extremely important to look at every aspect of the company for cost reductions and increasing productivity,” Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in an internal…

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell. Goldman Sachs — Goldman Sachs shares jumped 3.3% in premarket trading after the company beat Wall Street’s first-quarter earnings expectations . Goldman posted earnings of $11.58 per share on revenue of $14.21 billion for the period, fueled by its trading and investment banking businesses. Analysts surveyed by LSEG had called for earnings of $8.56 per share on revenue of $12.92 billion, meanwhile. Logitech — Shares pulled…

Tesla is preparing to lay off more than 10% of its global workforce following weak first quarter deliveries and increasing competition in the electric vehicle (EV) market, according to a report. A leaked internal email from CEO Elon Musk said that the automaker is looking to cut costs and increase productivity after years of rapid growth that have led to duplication in some roles and functions in certain areas of the company, tech publication Electrek…

Investment thesis My previous bullish thesis about Crown Castle (NYSE:CCI) did not age well as the stock declined by around 10% since December 2023. The weak sentiment around the stock is due to the expected to deteriorate in Q1 and full fiscal 2024 financial performance. However, the major portion of the decline is expected by the last year’s one-off favorable factors together with non-cash accounting entries of 2024. With the effect of these one-off events…

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