Google Once upon a time, Google could smile, say “Don’t be evil,” and all was forgiven. Those days are long gone. Attorneys general from 48 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia are investigating Google for anticompetitive behavior. There’s no Google product that’s truly exciting or beloved. There’s just the search engine, and it’s been around for so long that it might as well be a phone company or local gas utility. Unplugging Google from its digital ad server, DoubleClick Ad Exchange, might be tricky, but YouTube could be spun off without too much fuss. … [Read more...] about Zuck, Bezos, Cook: Who takes the fall in D.C.’s antitrust games?
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“Asset allocation is a simple strategy to mitigate the risk and to maximize the returns which meet the financial goals of the investors. The investor has a wide range of options to choose between various instruments like equity, debt, gold, cash, and real estate,” Gaurav Garg, Head of Research at CapitalVia Global Research Limited- Investment Advisor told Moneycontrol. … [Read more...] about Investors lose Rs 36 lakh crore since Jan; experts say allocate 35-60% portfolio to equities
“Warren Buffett was already sitting on a cash pile of over $100 billion throughout last year and raised around $6 billion from the airline sale proceeds. Compared to the cash pile in the past year, the recent incremental cash is a smaller sum,” Nirali Shah, Senior Research Analyst, Samco Securities told Moneycontrol. … [Read more...] about Warren Buffett sitting on over $100-billion cash pile: Should Indian investors also wait?
The dilemma that returning to school poses for lower-income parents and their children is yet another example of the inequitable opportunities for students of color. These are children for whom staying at home is likely to have a larger impact on their chances of educational success. A recent McKinsey report estimates that even with advances in online learning, the likely overall loss of learning resulting from the pandemic for a middle school student will be around seven months. But, for Black, Hispanic, and low-income students the loss is greater—ranging from nine months for Black students to 10 months for Hispanic students and more than a year for low-income students. Research from the past two decades has already shown that education achievement is associated with building age, maintenance, and repairs—factors that could now affect how and when students go back to school. … [Read more...] about I’m a former superintendent. Here’s what really worries me about reopening schools
Listen more Emotional intelligence is about building stronger connections with others. We can do this by becoming better listeners. Most people are too busy thinking of a response to really listen. Next time you’re talking with a colleague at work, instead of thinking about how you’ll respond, force yourself to focus on what they are saying. Repeat back in your own words and ask questions. People are so used to not being heard that you will gain respect from them just for listening—even if you don’t agree. … [Read more...] about 5 simple ways to boost your emotional intelligence every day