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Asian shares fall as U.S.-China trade spat escalates
TOKYO/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares fell on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump cranked up trade tensions by going ahead with tariffs on Chinese imports, prompting Beijing to immediately respond in kind. FILE PHOTO: A man walks past an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, February 9, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai Fears of a...
A Revival of Black Business, and Pride, in Brooklyn
A survey of business owners by the Census Bureau reported a substantial jump in the number of black-owned businesses nationwide between 2007 and 2012, to 2.6 million from 1.9 million. That boom was driven by women, who account for 59 percent of black-owned businesses, compared to 36 percent of businesses nationwide. Of the 35 entrepreneurs profiled by Black-Owned...
With every slide in the cryptocurrency market, Bitcoin dominance increases. As a matter of fact, Bitcoin ball park control stands at 40 percent in the last seven days or so. That’s when bears took more than $30 billion despite supportive news from the SEC. Going forward, it could be worse for cryptocurrency portfolios because any break below $6,000...
How This Canna-Couple Learned to Think Inside the Box
Luke and Eliza Maroney, owners of Lucky Box Club, pivot from cultivators to curators. June 17, 2018 3 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Tell us a little bit about yourself and what your company does.We are a married, canna-couple from Northern California. Together we co-founded and run Lucky Box Club, a subscription box company that curates awesome...
Open Positions at CCN: Full Time and Part Time Journalists Wanted.The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), which serves central banks in their efforts to promote monetary and financial stability, claims permissionless cryptocurrencies are not suited to serve as the basis of a monetary system, although the bank acknowledges there are niche areas where cryptocurrency can provide improved...
Ethereum (ETH) – The developer of Ethereum’s EIP-1011, Danny Ryan, just announced some updates to Ethereum’s scaling solution. Casper and sharding are coming together ❤️ https://t.co/LMrd7qOIqR — dannyryan (@dannyryan) June 15, 2018 According to Ryan, the recent research has confirmed that the long-awaited Casper upgrade can be activated in one of the shards. Originally, it was expected to be created by a...
Unilever takes stand against digital media's fake followers
LONDON (Reuters) - Consumer goods giant Unilever (ULVR.L) (UNc.AS), the world’s second-biggest advertiser, is cutting ties with digital media “influencers” that buy followers, saying it wants to help make advertising more transparent. The logo of the Unilever group is seen at the Miko factory in Saint-Dizier, France, May 4, 2016. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer With big brands advertising more...
Pro-business candidate wins Colombian presidential election
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Right-wing candidate Ivan Duque won Colombia’s presidential election on Sunday, beating leftist Gustavo Petro in a victory that reassured investors but raised the prospect of changes to a landmark peace accord with Marxist rebels. With 98.2 percent of polling stations counted, Duque won the ballot with 53.9 percent of votes while Petro, who had pledged...
Starbucks’s C.E.O. Isn’t Leaving. Only Howard Schultz Is.
Kevin Johnson has been chief executive of Starbucks for more than a year now, though you wouldn’t always know it. For much of Mr. Johnson’s tenure, he has been overshadowed by Howard Schultz, the company’s former chief executive and departing executive chairman.There was Mr. Schultz in Shanghai in December, opening one of the company’s high-end Roastery coffee shops....

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