• Business Abbreviations

    Dad bod FTW, amirite? Dictionary adds hundreds of new words

    FILE – Merriam-Webster.com is displayed on a computer screen on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in New York. Merriam-Webster has added 455 new words to its venerable dictionary, including a number of abbreviations and slang terms that have become ubiquitous on social media.(AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File) Jenny Kane AP SPRINGFIELD, Mass. Dad bod, amirite, TBH and FTW are now dictionary-appropriate. Merriam-Webster has added 455 new words to its venerable dictionary, including a number of abbreviations and slang terms that have become ubiquitous on social media. “Just as the language never stops evolving, the dictionary never stops expanding,” the nearly 200-year-old Springfield,  

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  • Finance

    Mark Carney: the world of finance will be judged on the $100tn climate challenge

    The writer is the UN’s special envoy on climate action and finance and was the governor of the Bank of England from 2013 to 2020 Finance is a service, a means to an end. It helps people achieve their goals — whether buying a home, paying for their children’s education, expanding their businesses, or saving for their retirements. To these ends, financial institutions are disciplined by hard numbers: debit and credit, profit and loss, return on investment, value at risk. Now people around the world are demanding sustainability in the face of the enormous climate challenge, and 192 governments have  

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  • Business Marketing

    How to Do Digital Marketing for Real Estate

    By Kristopher B. Jones, serial entrepreneur and investor. Kris is the Founder of 2020 SEO Agency of the Year Finalist LSEO.com. As in every industry, digital marketing has become increasingly important in real estate. Being in real estate requires you to be extremely competitive if you want to be successful, so you always have to be ahead of all the latest trends. There’s no doubt that digital marketing can be difficult and require a lot of time and effort to be effective, but it’s something you can’t get very far without. More and more people in the real estate  

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  • Business Analysts

    Robots Will NOT Steal Our Jobs, Business Analysts Show

    At Fast Company, data analyst Jeffrey Funk and business prof Gary N. Smith dispute the claim that robots are coming for all our jobs. They point to a history of overblown claims: Jeffrey Funk In 1965, Herbert Simon, who would later be awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics and the Turing Award (the “Nobel Prize of computing”), predicted that “machines will be capable, within 20 years, of doing any work a man can do.” In 1970, Marvin Minsky, who also received the Turing Award, predicted that, “in from three to eight years we will have a machine with the general  

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  • Business Accounting

    EXPLAINER: How G20-backed corporate minimum tax would work

    ROME — Leaders at the Group of 20 summit in Rome are expressing broad support for sweeping changes in how big global companies are taxed. The goal: deterring multinationals from stashing profits in countries where they pay little or no taxes — commonly known as tax havens. The proposal was finalized in October among 136 countries and sent to the G-20 for a final look after complex talks overseen by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. It would update a century’s worth of international taxation rules to cope with changes brought by digitalization and globalization. The most important feature:  

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