Category: Business and Finance

Timken Co (TKR) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

Timken Co (TKR) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

Timken Co (NYSE:TKR) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Sunday, Analyst Ratings Net reports. According to Zacks, “Timken Company’s activities are divided into two principal segments. The first is anti-friction bearings and the other is steel. Timken is a leading international manufacturer […]

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Argentina to relax foreign exchange controls

Argentina to relax foreign exchange controls

Argentina has announced it will lift its currency controls, which were imposed four years ago to prop up the peso. The move is expected to lead to a sharp devaluation of the currency. President Mauricio Macri hopes it will boost exports and spark economic growth. But consumers fear it could further drive up Argentina’s already high inflation rate, Some retailers […]

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Identity Theft

Identity Theft

A thief could be feeding off of your identity for years before you find out—and when you find out, it’s only when you apply for a loan or to rent an apartment and get rejected on the grounds of bad credit—which the thief has tanked. Another way people find out by accident that their identity has been stolen is when […]

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Airbus Wins South Korean Helicopter Deal

Airbus Wins South Korean Helicopter Deal

Airbus (IW 1000/47) Helicopters Monday inked a deal worth $1.6 billion to build more than 300 civil and military helicopters for South Korea in partnership with Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI). The deal is part of a South Korean military project to replace its ageing fleet of McDonnell Douglas’ 500MD light helicopters, which have been in service for decades, KAI officials said. “This contract […]

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Best Practices for Learning

Best Practices for Learning

The world around us is constantly changing, which in turn brings many new opportunities. There are those that keep up with the fast changes, and those that get left behind. So how can you ensure you keep up to date? Follow these tips and strategies and your personal development will drastically improve.

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E-Commerce Trends for Distributors – Part 2

E-Commerce Trends for Distributors – Part 2

This is the second part of this article, part one is here. Wholesale distributors are seeing their addressable markets change shape and focus at an ever-increasing speed. For example, distributors’ business models are being significantly impacted by the recent rapid growth and adoption of ecommerce. Customers are becoming increasingly comfortable with buying products online so much so that the type […]

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