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UK Economy Sees 0.7% Quarterly Growth

If you keep up with financial news surrounding the global economy, you are probably well aware of the recent downturn experienced by the U.S., China, Japan, the U.K., and several other nations. It’s believed that China’s devaluation of its currency triggered this selloff, causing markets to drop by as much as 10% in just a…

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Feds Postpone Interest Hike… Again

You can take a deep sigh of relief, because the Federal Reserve has announced that it will postpone interest rate hikes. In the wake of the U.S. housing market crash, the Feds have kept interest rates at near-record lows in an effort to stimulate the economy. When interest rates are low, consumers can buy homes,…

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OppenheimerFunds Encouraging Global Investments

OppenheimerFunds has launched a new campaign in an effort to encourage people to invest in global commodities and markets. Dubbed “Invest in a Beautiful World,” this campaign follows the firm’s existing framework, which involves global investments in emerging economies. Of course, the timing for OppenheimerFunds’ new campaign couldn’t be more appropriate. In recent months, marks…

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Warren Buffet’s Bold New Plan to Capitalize on Global Markets

American investor, philanthropist and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Warren Buffet has announced a bold new plan to capitalize on the up-and-down global financial markets. In a recent press release, Buffet said  his company, Berkshire Hathaway, would acquire Precision Castparts Corp. for a jaw-dropping $32.36 billion, making it the company’s largest investment ever. Given the fact…

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Top Angel Investor Reveals the 4 Characteristics of a Good Entrepreneur

Funding your venture through angel investing offers several unique advantages that aren’t found in traditional banks and financial institutions. Entrepreneurs can obtain cash in less time; there’s often a lower interest rate tied to the loan; and angels bring their own personal skills and experience to the table, helping the entrepreneur grow his or her…

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How to Get Startup Capital

A New Business Idea Should Offer a Solution to a Real-World Problem

The very best business ideas and the ones most likely to be successful are those that solve the everyday problems and annoyances that consumers encounter. Once your idea meets that criterion, the next step is to thoroughly research your new idea or business to ensure that it hasn’t already been done. If the product doesn’t…

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Startup 101 – Helpful Tips for Young Entrepreneurs

In today’s fast moving business arena, young entrepreneurs are an extremely welcome commodity. Younger business people tend to dream bigger without much of a fear of failure. They are more free and capable of thinking outside the box, since they haven’t been worn down by the corporate life cycle. They tend to have more unbridled…

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Keys to Business Success from the Masters

Article written by Lewis Howes, Contributor of Entreprenuer It’s no secret, entrepreneurs aspire to achieve success by creating their own distinctive path and system. Several of today’s entrepreneurs can be viewed as pioneers who’ve separated themselves from the norm. If it seems you are pursuing something unconventional, remember, there’s nothing wrong in going this route….

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What do Investors Look for in a Successful Startup?

Article by Mark Peter Davis SeedInvest, a New York-based equity crowdfunding platform, sat down with Mark Peter Davis, Managing Partner at Interplay Ventures, to discuss investing best practices, recommended startup due diligence, and common startup investing nuances. Here are the key takeaways from the discussion: Should you invest in a startup with a huge market, an incredible team, or phenomenal technology?…

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Arlington Chamber will school students on starting their own businesses

Washington Post         By Kathy Orton October 12 The Arlington Chamber of Commerce is now offering a program for middle and high school students to teach them how to become entrepreneurs. The chamber has partnered with the Young Entrepreneurs Academy, a national initiative started 10 years ago that has spread to 30 states…

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So here it comes Mr. and Ms. Entrepreneur!

The end of QE – time to head to the bank for that investment capital you need. Right? Read on! Why Is Fed Considering Paying Banks Not To Lend To Main Street By MIKE COSGROVE Posted 07/18/2014 06:37 PM ET The Federal Reserve created a monster $4.3 trillion balance sheet, up by $3 trillion from…

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