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2023 Guide to travel and expense management

Travel and expense management is a massive undertaking, whether you have 50 employees who travel for business or 5,000. Accurately collecting and reporting on all travel-related expenses is a challenge for finance managers worldwide. Fortunately, in recent years, things have changed. Today, modern software eliminates the need for paper expense reports, manual reimbursement processes, and […]

Stock futures slip amid debt crunch: Stock market news today

US stocks closed lower Tuesday on Wall Street concerns that the debt-ceiling debate in Washington won’t reach a resolution. The S&P 500 (^GSPC) ended the session down 1.12%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (^DJI) dipped 0.69%, or more than 200 points. The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite (^IXIC) declined more than 1.26%. In Treasuries, yields moved lower […]

A blueprint to select visuals that boost SEO in a TikTok-centric world

30-second summary: Creating an emotional connection through visuals is crucial to connect with consumers The ever-changing landscape of consumer visual processing requires marketers to thoughtfully select visuals that align with their content, boost SEO performance and drive higher conversions When visual content can increase search visibility, more than 43% of marketers struggle to constantly produce […]

AI bullishness may be setting the stock market up for a ‘Mother of All Melt-ups,’ Yardeni Research says

Ed Yardini.Brendan McDermid/Reuters A massive melt-up may be occurring as investors pile into AI-related stocks, wrote Ed Yardeni. Such “Mother of All Melt-ups” tend to occur come at the end of a bull market, he said. “We sure hope this bull market doesn’t get there too far ahead of schedule.” Investor bullishness on artificial intelligence […]

Jean-Pierre claims ‘Americans feel better’ about finances under Biden: ‘What world is she living in?’

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre’s insistence that Americans are feeling better about their personal finances under President Biden was challenged on social media Monday. During the day’s press briefing, reporters questioned the press secretary about the president’s upcoming speech where he is expected to tout the value of “Bidenomics” as part of his re-election […]

More Canadians missing payments as they sink deeper into debt: Equifax

The number of Canadians missing monthly payments on non-mortgage bills is on the rise, according to an Equifax report, as consumers continue to sink further into debt. (Getty Images) The number of Canadians missing monthly payments on non-mortgage bills is on the rise, according to an Equifax report, as consumers continue to sink further into […]

Stocks close higher as S&P edges toward bull market: Stock market news today

US stocks closed higher Tuesday as the S&P 500 (^GSPC) advanced 0.23%, the Nasdaq Composite (^IXIC) gained 0.36%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (^DJI) ticked up above the flatline. The S&P 500 flirted with a bull market as regional banks dominated the list of best-performing stocks in the index, driven by Zions Bancorporation (ZION) […]

Four principles for finding success in digital commerce marketplaces

When consumers think of digital commerce, their minds often go straight to a marketplace. Whether it is Amazon or eBay in the US, Rakuten in Japan, Alibaba and JD in China, Shopee in Southeast Asia, Zalando in Europe, or Mercado Libre in Latin America, marketplaces seem globally ubiquitous. In fact, according to a recent study […]

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