18 female founders who self-funded their businesses share their top advice for startup success

Female founders may not receive as much venture funding as their male counterparts, but they're more likely to start businesses, according to a recent report by Visa. In honor of women who are shaping business and leadership, we've rounded up 18 female founders who started their companies by themselves and drove them to success. These women worked, pitched, applied, and […]

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Joe Biden and OPEC threatening US oil independence

Trump: US is now ‘energy dominant’ President Trump says the U.S. is the number one producer of oil and natural gas in the world. The battle to win U.S. energy independence has been long, hard and well worth it but the industry is facing new foreign threats from OPEC as well as right here at home from Democratic Presidential nominee […]

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NYC diner's drive-in becomes hot ticket during coronavirus

New York (CNN Business)The pandemic has boosted demand for several products. Sales of toilet paper, hand sanitizer and canned goods all grew dramatically in the early days of the crisis. Another pandemic best-seller? Ketchup packets. And salt packets. And even single-serve pizza seasoning. When restaurants shut their dining room doors this spring in accordance with stay-at-home orders designed to help […]

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Real estate investors are struggling to raise hundreds of millions in debt for office buildings. Here's why this poses major problems for pending deals like the Transamerica Pyramid in San Francisco.

Major commercial real estate acquisitions in cities across the country hang in the balance as the lending market has dried up. Lenders have grown wary of extending debt to office assets as concerns have grown about the future of the office workplace. If tenants can't repopulate their offices in the near term or decide to abandon the workplace in favor […]

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Will Tesla Be Worth More Than Verizon?

Tesla, Inc. (NYSE: TSLA) shares have had an extraordinary run. It is the 20th most valuable company in America based on market capitalization. With its stock at an all-time high, the figure is $224 billion. It has raced by AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) and Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX). Its value sits just shy of Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE: VZ ), […]

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David Asman: On July 4th, remember why US is a magnet for immigrants – like my wife, now a proud citizen

Wreaths Across America challenge families to recite the Pledge of Allegiance each day at home Vice President Mike Pence paid tribute to 16 new Americans from 12 different nations Thursday at a naturalization ceremony in Washington. Ken Cuccinelli, acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, gave the oath. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited, and “The Star-Spangled Banner” was […]

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European Bonds to Bask in Sunny Spell as Debt Supply Evaporates

Want the lowdown on European markets? In your inbox before the open, every day. Sign up here. Europe’s bond markets look set to have a warm July as the European Central Bank’s asset purchases keep running and hefty government debt issuance slows down for the summer. This month could see 57 billion euros ($64 billion) of spare cash chasing assets, […]

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Making EU students pay higher fees is a blow for social mobility

On 24 June, universities minister Michelle Donelan announced that, as a consequence of Brexit, EU and EEA students would be classified as overseas students starting from the 2021/22 academic year. They will be charged full tuition (up to £20,000 in some cases), lose access to the tuition fee loan, and no longer be eligible for many needs-based funds. It signalled […]

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