Elaine Kurtenbach AP Business Writer Published 9:38 AM EDT Jun 8, 2019 Fukuoka, Japan – Financial leaders of the Group of 20 gathered Saturday to brainstorm ways to adapt global finance to an age of trade turmoil and digital disruptions. The central bank governors and other financial regulators meeting in this southern Japanese port city also flagged risks from upsets to the global economy as Beijing and Washington clash over trade and technology. Asked if other financial leaders attending the meetings in Fukuoka were raising concerns over the impact on global markets and trade from President Donald Trump’s crusade against huge, chronic U.S. trade deficits, especially with China, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said no. Trump and members of his administration contend that the ripple effects of the billions of dollars in tariffs imposed by Washington on Chinese exports over the past year are creating new business opportunities for other businesses in the U.S. … [Read more...] about G-20 taking up Trump trade crusades, digital disruptions
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By ELAINE KURTENBACH Published June 08, 2019 Features Associated Press Facebook Twitter Comments Print Image 1 of 2 ▼ Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda, center bottom, speak with other participants prior to G20 Finance Ministers' and Central Bank Governors' Meeting Saturday, June 8, 2019, in Fukuoka, western Japan. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, Pool) Financial leaders of the Group of 20 gathered Saturday to brainstorm ways to adapt global finance to an age of trade turmoil and digital disruptions. Continue Reading Below The central bank governors and other financial regulators meeting in this southern Japanese port city also flagged risks from upsets to the global economy as Beijing and Washington clash over trade and technology. Asked if other financial leaders attending the meetings in Fukuoka were raising concerns over the impact on global markets and trade from President Donald Trump's crusade against huge, chronic U.S. trade … [Read more...] about G-20 talks finance tactics for trade war, digital disruption
He left her more than a year ago, her carefree 18-year-old son with the tousled hair and crooked grin.Zachariah Miguel Rene-Ortega’s ashes are buried under an apple tree in a tear-shaped garden, “Zack’s Grove,” with a sign stenciled in white: “Every hour I need Thee.”His mother is Delilah Rene, the most listened to woman in American radio. She and her family live in a 1907 farmhouse on a 55-acre Port Orchard farm with exotic and domestic animals. A turret on the second floor is for prayer.Asked how she gets through each day’s regret and sadness, she mentions God. “I know he’s with him. And when my time comes, I’ll be with him.”Millions of listeners know Delilah, 59, from her radio show. Her voice has the smoothness of rich cream with a hint of a Southern drawl, but she was born in Reedsport, Ore., steeped in the values of God, family, frugality and hard work.Her shows are a dialogue with the 80 to 100 people who get … [Read more...] about Radio host Delilah shares her grief with listeners
For some Midway neighborhood advocates, the most exciting aspect of St. Paul’s Allianz Field isn’t soccer. Even stadium skeptics longed for something sizable and attractive to replace the former Metro Transit bus storage lot south of the Midway Shopping Center and draw new housing and retail into the area. Some residents, city officials and business advocates believe the $250 million, 19,400-seat stadium provides that opportunity. Allianz Field will host its first home game for the Minnesota United soccer team on Saturday. RELATED: Minnesota United’s first practice at Allianz Field provides ‘a lift of morale’ “As you get a major project, it revitalizes the entire area,” said Scott Miller, commercial real estate agent with KW Commercial Premier, a division of Keller Williams International. “Of course there’s going to be opportunity. Nobody wants change, but change is inevitable. (Along the Green Line) the transformation has been … [Read more...] about Allianz Field is just the beginning. Here’s what’s happening — and hoped for — around St. Paul’s new soccer stadium.
By David Olive Business Columnist Mon., Jan. 7, 2019 1. Gen Z asserts itself Gen Z begins entering the workforce this year. In just two years, Generation Z — people born in the late 1990s and since — will account for about one-third of the workforce. In contrast to millennials, Gen Z is motivated more by challenging workplace projects than money. Surveys show Gen Zers prefer face-to-face over digital contact. Gen Z is also among the most entrepreneurial generations yet. That makes its members a flight risk in regimented workplaces where unorthodox thinking is discouraged. Gen Z is more likely than millennials to prefer private workspaces over open-space layouts. And social-media savvy Gen Zers, accustomed to free flow of information, demand unprecedented managerial candour. Turnover will be high in workplaces that don’t provide it. 2. Modestly pricier food Canadians can expect to pay between 1.5 per cent and 3.5 per cent more for food … [Read more...] about 20 next new things for the business world in 2019