Surveillance cameras are mounted on a post as the Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co. logo is displayed atop the company’s headquarters in Hangzhou, China, on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. Hikvision, which is controlled by the Chinese government, is one of the leaders in the market for surveillance technology. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images
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The days of traditional pensions are coming to an end as companies continue turning to 401(k)s for employee retirement plans. Some members of today’s workforce, mostly Generation X and older, were lucky to be enrolled in blue-chip pension plans before they were no longer offered. However, new pension access has plummeted to 4% of the
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Getty Public and private organizations often implement labor-intensive policies and procedures to govern interactions between related parties. These compliance requirements frequently sacrifice administrability in favor of precision. Let’s say that the finance director of a U.S.-based multinational’s foreign distributor needs to lower the transfer prices on its intercompany inventory imports. The local currency has declined
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photo credit: Getty Getty The year of rejuvenation continues for the domestic-focused U.S. real estate sector following one of the toughest years for REITs and homebuilders since the financial crisis. For the U.S. housing industry, the story of this year continues to center around the resilient demographic-led growth in household formations along with the sharp
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Ulta Beauty beat quarterly profit estimates on Thursday, driven by sales of higher-margin cosmetics products, sending the retailer’s shares up over 11% in extended trading. The near 30-year-old company has capitalized on booming demand for celebrity-led beauty brands, which are usually priced at a premium, and has attributed cosmetics lines from Kylie Jenner and YouTuber
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Job growth should appear strong in November as striking GM workers returned to the workforce. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones expected 187,000 jobs were added in November, and Refinitiv’s consensus forecast was 180,000. Wages are expected to rise by 0.3% in the month, and unemployment is expected to remain at 3.6%. The government’s monthly employment
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What to buy for the frequent-flying road warrior who sees it all in their travels? Here are creative gadgets that can make upcoming 2020 travel that much more comfortable. Wireless earphones: Nuheara’s IQbuds Boost Nuheara IQbuds Boost Courtesy of Nuheara. Eliminate the endless noise pollution of airports, planes, trains and city life with these wireless
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Entrepreneurs who work at H Street Greenhouse in Washington, D.C. Kerry Hannon Question: Are business co-working spaces for midlife entrepreneurs taking off? Answer: Not yet. But… stay tuned. Here’s why: In Washington, D.C., something called the H Street Greenhouse is developing a model boutique co-working space for midlife entrepreneurs that offers a tantalizing alternative to
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