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Even people with pensions work into their retirement years

Public sector workers may get pensions, but they retire no differently than the private sector......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 14th, 2018

Indian Government Approves Bank"s Blockchain Research

India's top executive body has granted approval for the Exim Bank to conduct research into how blockchain technology may benefit the financial sector......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 12th, 2018

Project Syndicate: Who really creates value in an economy? The billionaires, or us?

The only way to revive our economies fully requires the public sector to reprise its pivotal role as a strategic, long-term, and mission-oriented investor, writes Mariana Mazzucato......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 11th, 2018

Chinese Ministry Eyes Blockchain Tech to Boost Trust in Charity Sector

China's Ministry of Civil Affairs is planning a blockchain upgrade of the country's charity tracking system to bring more transparency to donations......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 11th, 2018

The World"s Forgotten Asset Class

Real estate and infrastructure owned by the U.S. public sector could be worth as much as $50 trillion. Investors should demand higher returns......»»

Category: topSource: barronsSep 9th, 2018

Tech Takes Its Turn as Washington’s Big Target

Because of its size and influence across much of the economy, big tech has taken its turn as the government's primary sector facing investigation and possible laws restricting its power......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 6th, 2018

Economic Report: Construction spending ticks up in July, led by public sector

Spending on construction projects barely eked out a gain in July, but remains solidly stronger for the year to date than in the same period last year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 4th, 2018

South Korea to Double Blockchain Trials in Public Sector Next Year

The South Korean government is literally doubling down on its efforts to trial blockchain in the public sector for 2019......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 4th, 2018

Queen Kapiolani hotel to reveal $35 million renovation in October: Slideshow

The Queen Kapiolani Hotel has set an expected date of Oct. 23 for the reveal of its newly revamped property following a $35 million renovation. In addition to all new public spaces and guest rooms, the project will bring two new dining options: Knot.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 31st, 2018

A tech sector ... in Lockhart? Chemical processor aims to bring high-paying jobs to Caldwell County

Visionary Fiber Technologies Inc. plans to invest $6.75 million into a tech headquarters and R&D facility in the Caldwell County town......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 29th, 2018

St. Pete tees up company expansion that would bring 70 new jobs

The city of St. Petersburg is working on plans to bring 70 new higher-wage jobs in a high-impact sector. St. Pete City Council will vote on a Florida Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund Program incentive during the board’s Sept. 6 meeting. The c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 28th, 2018

Can"t management and labor just get along? Actually, yes

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME, holding that public-sector employees can benefit from union representation without paying dues, has generated much attention and... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 28th, 2018

BID-like group rises in Old Town Alexandria

Alexandria economic development leaders last September abandoned their efforts to install a business improvement district in Old Town, citing a lack of active leadership and private sector backing for the effort. A year later, a new public-privat.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 23rd, 2018

Fundraiser will focus local attention on opioid addiction crisis

Spurned on by the still-mounting surge in opioid-related deaths across the state and country, the privately-funded Lenny Peters Foundation will host its first ever public fundraiser to bring local awareness to the crisis......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 21st, 2018

Worst Floods in a Century Wash Over Southern India, Displacing 800,000

Some 800,000 people have been displaced and more than 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century to hit southern India’s Kerala state, as authorities rushed to bring drinking water to the most affected areas, officials said Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 19th, 2018

How Disneyland uses its ‘magic’ to get you to spend more money

Disney has influenced everything from shopping malls to public transportation. Will tourism-sector salaries be next?.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 15th, 2018

Dutch superyacht builders propelled by rising economic tide

The trend for more and more luxurious yachts has helped the Netherlands double its ship building business in recent years. As Sonia Legg reports, Heesen Yachts, and a handful of others, has made the country second only to Italy in the mid-size sector......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 14th, 2018

Canada Job Creation Surges in July

Job creation soared above expectations in July as large gains in part-time, public sector positions helped nudge down the unemployment rate......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 10th, 2018

Swedish IKEA opens 1st single-brand retail store in India

Band music and loud cheers greet hundreds of Indian buyers as Swedish home furniture giant IKEA opened its first store in the country, five years after it received approval to invest in India's single-brand retail sector......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 9th, 2018

Influence of organized labor gets big test in Missouri vote

On the heels of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling weakening public-sector unions, labor's clout is being put to a new test by a voter referendum in Missouri over whether the state should ban compulsory union fees in all private-sector workplaces......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 4th, 2018