July 31, 2014

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National News

Checking In From Home Leaves Entry for Hackers

A report provides insight into what American retailers are up against as hackers continue to find ways into computer networks without tripping security systems.






DealBook: In Hedge Fund, Argentina Finds Relentless Foe

A court has ruled that unless Argentina settles a debt dispute with a hedge fund, it is barred from paying its main bondholders.






DealBook: Bank of America Raises Its Settlement Offer

The bank and federal prosecutors have accelerated their negotiations to resolve an investigation into the bank’s sale of toxic mortgage securities before the financial crisis.






Banco Espírito Santo Posts $4.8 Billion Loss

The bank will have to raise capital again, though it did not specify how much.






Blogs

THE ART OF SELLING

Attack of the Sales Staff

I recently visited a local store that employs what I would describe as the “swarm” tactic of sales. The moment that a customer or would-be customer walks through the door, there is a group of eager salespeople waiting to accompany them throughout their shopping experience....

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International Intelligence

While the adage, “when in Rome, do as the Romans do,” may still be true, business colleagues, clients, friends and associates should be treated with sensitivity whether they’re visiting this country or you’re in theirs. It’s always wise to do a little research and...

Meeting Mayhem

Meetings can be one of the most productive ways to conduct business. They also can waste valuable time and serve as a source of considerable frustration.  Whenever you bring a group of people together there’s always a good chance that at least one person in the room will cause...

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