Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

Bitcoin may have more than doubled this year, but rival Ethereum is up 2,000%. Here’s why

(Media Release) Bitcoin has more than doubled in price this year alone, but it has been outperformed by its closest rival Ether, which is up over 2,300 percent. On January 1, bitcoin was trading at the day’s high of $1,003.25. On Wednesday, it broke through the $2,300 barrier for the first time to hit a […]

Future of cash: Can a ‘bank in a box’ replace a branch?

(Media Release)  ( free-pr-online.com) Watch a queue of shoppers for a minute and they will be preparing to pay in very different ways. Some will pull out a debit or credit card ready to put in a reader. Others might use their smartphone to complete their purchase, the rest will be paying in cash. The group […]

Ex-U.S. ambassadors blast Trump on Canada

(Media Release) WASHINGTON – A pair of former American ambassadors to Canada have criticized what they call unhelpful and counter-productive remarks from U.S. President Donald Trump about the northern neighbour. Barack Obama’s last envoy to Ottawa said publicly wailing about grievances actually makes it harder to resolve all the inevitable, routine trade irritants that pop up […]

Demonetization Conference at Jindal Global Business School (JGBS) discusses societal and economic impact

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Free Press Release Submitted by Jindal Global Business School Press Release Distribution Jindal Global Business School (JGBS) conducted a conference on “Demonetization and Emerging Challenges” in association with Queen’s University of Belfast, U.K. The Conference was held over the course of 5 sessions on the 10th and 11th of April. The aim was to […]

Borussia Dortmund bombs: Part of an elaborate scam?

(Media Release) It could have been taken from the plot of a James Bond film. A criminal, desperate to make a quick buck, decides to bomb a bus filled with top-flight football players on their way to one of the club’s most important games of the year. In the resulting chaos, shares in the club […]

The retail apocalypse is creating a ‘rolling crisis’ that is rippling through the US economy

(Media Release) Retailers are closing thousands of stores and going bankrupt at a rate not seen since the recession, and tens of thousands of people are losing their jobs as a result. The effects of these job losses will hit local economies hard, according to Mark Cohen, the director of retail studies at Columbia Business School. […]

Passenger bill of rights to come this spring

(Media Release) Canada will introduce new legislation this spring that will address the problem of travellers being bumped from flights, the federal government said Monday, as the violent dragging of a passenger off an overbooked flight in the U.S. unleashed anger over the practice. A spokesman for Transport Minister Marc Garneau said bumping rules will […]

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