Month: June 2019

“Zero inventory” has been mostly unobtainable for manufacturers. But cutting-edge 3D printing technology is giving managers renewed hope. Carbon announced Tuesday it raised $260 million in growth funding. This San Francisco company is developing a platform executives claim will bring 3D printing to high-volume production. Selective laser melting, direct metal laser sintering, 3d printing, industry 4.0 Getty
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Getty Getty Faced with increased scrutiny from the Department of Labor about lackluster efforts to find missing retirement plan participants, employers are asking for permission to send uncashed pension checks—money that belongs to former workers–to state unclaimed property funds. “It’s unbelievable, but everybody has that story of a beneficiary who is sitting on a check
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Drone point of view of Silicon Valley in California Getty Realtor.com’s latest data on 85 luxury markets confirms todays definition of luxury is extremely localized with some markets showing declining sales and price growth. While others like Tampa are summertime hot.  “The data is based on March 2019 year-over-year numbers because that gives us a
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Sir Jonathan ‘Jony’ Ive. David Livingston | Getty Images Apple’s longtime design leader Sir Jonathan “Jony” Ive will leave the company later this year, a development that came as little surprise to Wall Street analysts but as a drag on the company’s stock nonetheless. Shares of Apple slipped 0.6% in premarket trading from Thursday’s close
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Starbucks President and Chief Executive Officer Kevin Johnson.  Getty Many of the stocks Wayne Himelsein has recommended before June’s strong upturn are no longer bargains. However, Wayne says Starbucks, which is up over 20% since he recommended it on March 10, is still a buy. Ken Kam: In an incredibly strong June, I saw your
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By Dean Hedeker, Next Avenue Contributor For people nearing retirement or in retirement,  every dollar counts  and planning ahead is paramount. That’s especially true for taxes. Now that 2018 tax returns are behind us, this is an opportune time to look for 2019 tax savings strategies for retirement. Here are two ways to do it: Use
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People pass a sign for JPMorgan Chase at it’s headquarters in Manhattan, New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines midday Friday: J.P. Morgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, Citigroup — Shares surged more than 2% after the Federal Reserve said all major U.S.-based banks passed the central bank’s annual stress
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ASSOCIATED PRESS In the South China Sea, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte must do the right thing: stand up to China, protect the interests, the resources, and the lives of the Filipino people from China’s aggression; the same way the Indonesian and the Vietnamese leaders did for their own people. And that could ease geopolitical risks,
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