The best ways to include chatbots into your marketing mix.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. economy expanded at a slower pace in the fourth quarter, as previously reported, and appeared to remain on a moderate growth path as President Donald Trump took office with a promise to reinvigorate manufacturing and pro…
BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – After more than a year of negotiations, Deutsche Boerse got only 30 minutes notice on Sunday from the London Stock Exchange that their planned merger was effectively over, sources familiar with the talks told Reuters.
To celebrate Black History Month, check out these genius inventions from African-Americans.
A spat over which city would claim the headquarters of a combined European exchange could scupper the $31 billion deal.
MORAL hazard is a problem that crops up frequently in economics. People behave differently if they do not face the full costs or risks of their actions: deposit insurance makes customers less careful about choosing their banks, for example.
Moral hazard can also be second-hand. Take medicine. A patient with private insurance may be happy to sit through extra tests, and a doctor may be happy to order them. Doctors might be more reluctant to order tests if they know that the patient would bear the full cost.
A newly published paper* sets out to test this secondary problem by examining a common-enough situation—taking a taxi ride in a strange city. The authors, a trio of academics at the University of Innsbruck, sent researchers on 400 taxi rides, covering 11 different routes, in Athens, Greece. In all cases, the researchers indicated they were not familiar with the city. But in half the cases, the researchers indicated that their employers would be reimbursing them for the journey. The researchers in the latter group were 17% more likely to be overcharged for their trip and paid a fare that was, on average, 7% higher.
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“As I understand it, the parties have structured the deal such that it won’t require paperwork with the FCC.”
IBM’s chief marketing officer says that it can be used to encourage people to have “enlightened self-interest”
(Reuters) – Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc on Tuesday said that 2017 would be another year of transition with revenues falling as much as 8 percent amid drug price pressure and fewer prescriptions.
Trump pledges to increase military spending as arms sales boom globally. What does this mean for U.S defense companies?
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Reform of Wall Street rules and consumer protects imposed after the 2008 financial crisis is likely this year, and much of the law could be undone through a number of ways, the Republican chairman of a key House of Representative…
GDP growth slowed to an annual 7 percent in October-December, against expectations of a 6.4 percent growth rate.
Staying fed, cozy and entertained is the key to enduring all the inconveniences of travel without undue stress.
Lenovo CEO Yuanqing Yang said the Motorola Razr could be used to bring people back to the smartphone brand.
A new study from researchers at the University of Sheffield has analysed the environmental impact of a loaf of bread.
LONDON (Reuters) – Global investors trimmed their equities exposure in February, with many arguing that markets had become too complacent about risks stemming from Europe’s election calendar after a recent blistering stock market rally.
If you think the staff meeting is your big chance to point out your superior work, you’re wrong.
Counterfeit trade threatens to call time on the health of the smartphone industry, according to new research.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wells Fargo & Co’s wealth management business said on Tuesday it would launch its new robo-adviser Intuitive Investor later this year in a bid to develop a new revenue stream from existing Millennial customers who may be looking to open their first investment account in a crowded online market.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Target Corp said on Tuesday it will rely more on low prices to compete with rivals like Wal-Mart and Amazon, admitted many of its stores needed freshening up, and told Wall Street its sales and profit estimates for 2017 are too hi…
Tired entrepreneurs should listen to science and go to bed.
According to UBS, the pound will edge up against the dollar despite the Brexit talks.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said he believes the extra $54 billion dollars he has proposed spending on the U.S. military will be offset by a stronger economy as well as cuts in other areas.
Preventing “toaster hacking” and creating new technologies in the robotics space will be Arm’s key aims.
Construction has commenced on a 56 megawatt solar plant in Oregon, which is set to be the state’s largest.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Major U.S. corporations are going to war in Washington over a Republican ‘border adjustment’ tax proposal meant to boost exports over imports, with lawmakers in Congress coming under pressure from some of the nation’s biggest em…
While some are attempting to cut CO2 emissions, there is one part of the U.S. automotive market that still has an appetite for more traditional engines.