Since the onset of the pandemic, many colleges and universities have reported record numbers of applications from mature students – adults who return to school on a part- or full-time basis while maintaining responsibilities like employment, family and other adult life responsibilities. Both students and… Read More »Africa: Mature Students in Universities Face 3 Kinds of Barriers – Here’s How to Address Them
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia GOP Gov. Brian Kemp will unfurl his first major policy proposals of his reelection bid Thursday, pledging another state income tax rebate and revival of a long-dormant state property tax break while contending with Democratic challenger Stacey Abrams over who’s best… Read More »Georgia’s Kemp seeks tax breaks, rebutting Abrams on economy
Eric Morse is executive director of the Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship, Ivey Business School. Neil McLaughlin is group head, personal and commercial banking, Royal Bank of Canada. An entrepreneur’s journey often begins without capital, a team or market. But almost all start their ventures with… Read More »Opinion: There is no mystery to success as an entrepreneur: It is a skill that can be learned
Textsize This commentary was issued recently by money managers, research firms, and market newsletter writers and has been edited by Barron’s. Is the Bond Market Right? Market Commentary Cressett CapitalAug 3: higher [bond] yields earlier this year drove equity prices lower, while the bond market’s… Read More »Is Stocks’ Resurgence Just a Bear-Market Rally?
Before the jobs data was released, economists had expected US businesses added 258,000 jobs last month. Here, a restaurant in Austin, Texas, on a recent day. Sergio Flores/Bloomberg Textsize The US economy created 528,000 jobs in July, far exceeding expectations and showing continued strength in… Read More »The Jobs Market Just Won’t Quit. Hiring Is Super-Strong.
SolarEdge shares tumbled this week after the company’s second-quarter results showed a hit to margins from factory closures, higher transport costs and currency headwinds from the weakening Euro. But SolarEdge CFO Ronen Faier said lower margins now is the price to be paid for long-term… Read More »How SolarEdge plans to grow market share in Europe
Record-high inflation has wreaked havoc on an economy already struggling to recover from COVID-19. The Federal Reserve is aggressively hiking interest rates, but it’s too little, too late. When too much money chases too few goods, rising prices are inevitable. Since the start of the… Read More »Immigration reform is the supply-side liberalism we need
Textsize China’s President Xi Jinping presided over the Communist Party’s economic meeting in which policymakers cautioned that massive stimulus wasn’t coming. Justin ChinBloomberg China’s President Xi Jinping issued warnings about US ties with Taiwan. China’s policymakers offered no new plans to stabilize China’s slumping property… Read More »Contrarian Investors See a Recovery for Chinese Stocks Despite the Gloom
Back-to-back GDP slowdown, Fed doubling down, a cooling jobs market, red-hot prices and tech’s big bang, here are the main economic highlights from a busy week. It was an eventful, data-packed week for the US economy. The Federal Reserve, the country’s central bank, raised interest… Read More »Top economic takeaways as US wrangles with recession fears | Inflation News
As we sailed across Lake Victoria in our canoe picking up a big coffee haul, I looked up at the blue skies. Sun is good, rain is better. The Catholic White Fathers summed up this in a popular offertory hymn, “Ebiraabo tuleeta.” Imaginative they were,… Read More »Of climate change impact on economy