Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper DealBook | DealBook Briefing: The Stock Market Hit a Record. Thank the Fed. Advertisement DealBook Supported by June 21, 2019 Good Friday morning. Breaking: A fire has erupted at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in southern Philadelphia, one of the biggest on the East Coast. (Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here .) The S&P 500 has never been higher Stocks rose to a record high yesterday, a day after the Federal Reserve opened the door to interest rate cuts in the coming months, Matt Phillips of the NYT reports. The S&P 500 closed at 2,954.18, about eight points higher than its previous high-water mark, which it reached on April 30. The index is now up more than 7 percent for the month and 18 percent for the year. Why? The likelihood of rate cuts. “After the Fed’s monetary … [Read more...] about DealBook Briefing: The Stock Market Hit a Record. Thank the Fed.
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A group led by Nick Sinatra of Sinatra & Co. Realty placed the winning offer of $24 million for the Boulevard Mall, following several frenzied hours of bidding through an online auction Wednesday afternoon. Now, Amherst leaders, mall tenants and neighbors of the region's oldest enclosed shopping center await more details about what Sinatra plans to do with the 64-acre property. Town officials eagerly sought the sale and redevelopment of the mall, which like many shopping centers has struggled to find its footing in the changing retail climate. They closely watched the auction and welcomed the top bid from the Sinatra group. "I'm excited it was somebody with local connections," Amherst Supervisor Brian J. Kulpa said in an interview. "I think it's safe to say we have a shared vision." Sinatra has said little about his bid. He first revealed his interest to The Buffalo News in February but he hasn't divulged his plans for the property or who his investors are in the project. "We are … [Read more...] about Sinatra mum on Boulevard Mall plans after winning $24M bid
If you’re hunting for a job, you might want to pay closer attention to your text messages. “Texting during the interview process has become increasingly popular as modern candidates have expressed a desire for the process to be fast, convenient, and easy,” says Kurt Heikkinen, president and CEO of recruiting firm Montage. Texting is an efficient way to keep employees updated on the interview progression—a top priority in today’s competitive talent market—and allow them to respond at a convenient time. This aligns with a survey by talent acquisition software company Yello covered by Fast Company‘s Lydia Dishman in 2017. Eighty-six percent of respondents felt positively when text messages were used during the interview period—an increase from 79% the year before. Texting is also becoming a more popular method of communication between candidates and recruiters because of the recent “ghosting” phenomenon, says Donna Shannon, … [Read more...] about Job interview by text? Here’s how to make it work
Ensure your content gets seen -- even when social media is going haywire. Nick Wolny Published 10:30 am CDT, Monday, March 18, 2019 Photo: D3Damon | Getty Images Photo: D3Damon | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: D3Damon | Getty Images Last Week's Facebook Outage Proves Why Email Marketing Is Still So Valuable 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Last week saw Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp go down for several hours for millions of users, throwing business owners' content marketing into limbo -- and teens into a near-crisis. The social media giant Facebook has thrown around impressive growth stats for years, saying, for example, that users still … [Read more...] about Last Week’s Facebook Outage Proves Why Email Marketing Is Still So Valuable
Azerbaijani investors eye Vietnamese marketAzerbaijani investors with strong financial capacity and professional performance are keen on landing investments in Vietnam, has said Anar Imanov, Azerbaijani Ambassador to Vietnam.In his remarks at a recent workshop themed “Meet Azerbaijan” in Hanoi, the Azerbaijani Ambassador highlighted Azerbaijani enterprises' advantage of plentiful capital and practical experience in implementing projects in Europe, adding that many are seeking investment opportunities in Vietnam.As one of the world’s leading crucial oil and gas producers and suppliers, Azerbaijan also has great potential to boost its bilateral cooperation with Vietnam in three key fields, including tourism, logistics, and agriculture. The diplomat cited a FAM tour jointly held by the Azerbaijan Embassy in Vietnam and Qatar Airways last year as a big effort to bolster tourism cooperation between the two countries.The FAM tour provided many Vietnamese tourism … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 15/1