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LEDA highlights surge of new business downtown during National Economi…

“I see really big opportunity for the downtown central business district to really become a booming, active, social center, and I think that we’re going to be a cornerstone of that,” Watkins said. “And that opportunity itself is a really, really wonderful thing to

Country House wins Kentucky Derby after Maximum Security disqualified

Country House won the 2019 Kentucky Derby in dramatic fashion on Saturday. The finish came down to a controversy in which Country House contested the win of Maximum Security. Maximum Security led the majority of the race but brought scrutiny coming into the final

Supreme Court Immigration Case Could Be Bad For Business

A “Now Hiring” sign displayed outside a Taco Bell restaurant in Joliet, Illinois. (Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg) © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP The U.S. Supreme Court will soon hear a case (Kansas v. Garcia) that legal analysts warn may empower state and local prosecutors with

Former Blues defender expands city property business

A former Birmingham City player has expanded his property consultancy to target the city’s growing residential market. Mat Sadler, who is still playing professional football with Shrewsbury Town, has launched S&P City from its base in Colmore Row to focus on letting, selling and

Google My Business Lets Users Create Custom Short URLs

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I took Oscar to Provence – in business class!

In the Easter holidays, plus two school days, for which his mother will be fined or, as a serial offender, she will be summoned to appear in court (not that she’s bothered, bless her), I took grandson Oscar to Provence for a week. The

Trump Names Jovita Carranza, U.S. Treasurer, to Lead the Small Busines…

President Trump said Thursday that he would nominate Jovita Carranza, the United States treasurer, to lead the Small Business Administration, replacing the former pro wrestling executive Linda E. McMahon. Ms. McMahon, the former chief executive of World Wrestling Entertainment, stepped down as the agency’s

880 Million Reasons to Like ExxonMobil’s Business Model — The Motley …

ExxonMobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) is one of the largest energy companies on earth. Today it sports a historically high yield of around 4%, roughly twice what you could get from a fund tracking the S&P 500 index. It also has a low debt level, with

Electric shock as oil giants make a power play | Business

As fossil fuels yield to renewables, Shell and its rivals are looking to plug in, reports Rachel Millard The Sunday Times, March 24 2019, 12:01am When the great and good of the oil industry gathered at their annual conference in Texas this month, they were

Eurostar tells customers ‘don’t travel’

Image copyright Tom Corban/REX/Shutterstock Image caption Passengers have complained of long queues Eurostar has told passengers only to travel from Paris to London “if absolutely necessary”. Its services have been hit by delays with long queues due to industrial action by French customs officers.