AT&T’s big $1 billion tax bill investment was announced 6 weeks ago

AT&T on Wednesday announced plans to invest an additional $1 billion in the United States after the passage of the Republican tax bill. President Trump read the announcement at a ceremony at the White House celebrating the tax bill on Wednesday afternoon. “That’s pretty good,” he said. It was also pretty good when AT&T made essentially the […]

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New Curved Phone Over $1,000 Announced by Samsung

Samsung has thrown the smartphone buying public a curve. Cost conscious entrepreneurs won’t be picking this phone, costing over $1,000 and not available outside South Korea. But perhaps it will teach us all something about innovation. The aptly named new Samsung Galaxy Round has a 5.7-inch display with 1080 pixel resolution, the same as the recently […]

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IRDA allows insurers to invest in additional tier 1 bonds

Photo: Mint Mumbai: The insurance regulator allowed insurers on Wednesday to invest in so-called additional tier 1 (AT1) bonds sold by banks, but the stiff terms set by the regulator mean many banks won’t be able to make the grade. AT1 bonds are perpetual bonds with debt-like and equity-like features issued by banks to augment […]

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Why Do So Many Women-Owned Businesses Struggle to Make It to $1 Million?

Bloomberg Businessweek recently featured a fascinating interview with Nell Merlino, the founder of Make Mine a Million. The program, which Merlino founded in 2005, had a goal of helping 1 million women-owned businesses reach 1 million in sales by 2010. Merlino didn’t achieve that goal, but she’s looking at the positive side:“We’ve raised $10 million […]

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BRICS Summit 2016: Russia Plans $1 Billion India Joint Fund

BRICS Summit 2016: Russia Plans $1 Billion India Joint Fund President Vladimir Putin arrived for the eighth two-day BRICS Summit in Goa today. BENAULIM, GOA: In a first, Moscow has agreed to pump in $500 million into the Indian infrastructure space, along with an equal investment by the newly formed National Infrastructure Investment Fund (NIIF), […]

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