China economy improving, capital outflows are cooling


Via Times of Malta : China’s economy is showing signs of improvement while capital outflows from the country are moderating, top Chinese officials said, seeking to shore up fragile investor confidence after recent market volatility. Chinese leaders have repeatedly tried to reassure jittery financial markets and China’s major trading partners that …

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The Rise of China’s Next-Gen Consumer


Via The Financialist : The Chinese generation born between 1990 and 1999 has grown up during a time of rising prosperity. How will this expressive, individualistic, and well-educated Young China shape the country’s business and culture? How will their interests and preferences shape buying behavior in an increasingly consumption-oriented economy? Watch …

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The Hardest Part of Starting a Business

Employees of start-up companies work at their designated spaces at the offices of 1776 business incubator in Washington DC, February 11, 2014. 1776 hosts about 185 start-ups in its offices. The incubator  gives members a chance to take notes from high-profile entrepreneurs during what are known as lunch and learns. 1776 runs like a campus, with workshops, a communal kitchen and 24-hour access for members.  1776 was founded in January 2013 by Evan Burfield and Donna Harris, a pair of successful entrepreneurs with experience building companies and communities. AFP PHOTO/MLADEN ANTONOV        (Photo credit should read MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Via Fortune : You’re only as strong as your weakest link. The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute answers to timely questions about entrepreneurship and careers. Today’s answer to the question “How do you stay inspired to run …

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Mergers Lead to Intercompany Accounting Risks


Via Accounting Today : Mergers and acquisitions are prompting companies to take risky accounting maneuvers, warns a new report from Deloitte. The report, “Cleaning up the mess under the bed – Why intercompany accounting is increasing corporate risk,” discusses the impact of “intercompany accounting,” or ICA, the processing and accounting for …

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