Foxconn’s Profit Down 39% Amid iPhone Production Woes

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GE slashed its 2018 profit forecast and said it was cutting its dividend by half, as the 125-year-old industrial conglomerate seeks to preserve cash for a restructuring under new Chief Executive John Flannery that will focus on three core units.
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Twitter shares surge as it eyes first profit

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Sony Profit Surges, Boosted by Strong Sales

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Boeing Boosts Its Profit Forecast After Strong Quarter

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Microsoft Profit Jumps, Fueled by Cloud Computing

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GE Cuts Costs But Shares Tumble on Weak Profit Outlook

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Qualcomm Profit Plunges Without Royalties From Apple

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Ford Replaces CEO Amid Pressure on Profit, Share Price

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Qualcomm Warns of Lower Profit as Apple Dispute Bites

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Samsung Notches Highest Quarterly Profit in Three Years

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IBM Profit Falls 13%, Margins Narrow

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Fracking 2.0: Shale Drillers Pioneer New Ways to Profit in Era of Cheap Oil

Texas producer EOG has led the industry in finding ways to extract oil faster and less expensively from shale. If more can follow its lead and ramp up output even at lower prices, the sector could become a lasting force that challenges OPEC’s ability to control market prices.
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Japanese Firms Raise Profit Forecasts Amid Weaker Yen

Japanese companies are raising their earnings forecasts thanks to the recent sharp weakening of the yen, although many are wary of being knocked off course by the trade policies and comments of U.S. President Donald Trump.
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Melania Trump ‘will not profit’ from public role

Melania Trump “has no intention of using her position for profit”, her lawyer has said, after a court document suggested the First Lady expected to develop “multi-million dollar business relationships” in her new role.
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GM’s Profit Falls, but SUVs and Trucks Help Boost Margins

General Motors’ net income fell 71% amid foreign-exchange headwinds, but strong pickup-truck and SUV sales in the U.S. helped the company boost profit margins and close the gap with rivals.
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Exxon Profit Tumbles on Charge; Revenue Rises

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Shell Profit Plunges 83%

Royal Dutch Shell said it would bring the hammer down harder on spending as it contends with a nearly two-year slump in oil prices that dragged the company’s first-quarter earnings down 83%.
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The Mocha Manual to Turning Your Passion into Profit

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Who among us haven’t dreamed of turning our passion into an income-producingenterprise? Whether it’s arranging flowers, creating our own beauty products, or taking care of children, we all have our special talents. But how do you turn your hobbies into something more lucrative? And when would you ever find the time? In an uncertain economy, there is no better time than now to get started and The Mocha Manual to Turning Your Passion into Profit offers the step-by-step answers you need to turn your ideas into a business plan and your business plan into a bona fide business. Whether Kimberly Seals-Allers, an entrepreneur herself, is directing you toward resources that will tell you which licenses you need to get started or advising you on how to pick an accountant once your business starts to grow, you can count on her counsel to be clear, concise, and inspiring. Her wisdom on everything from marketing ideas to managing employees is combined with advice and anecdotes from everyday women who have founded companies ranging from small IT consulting businesses to massive operations such as Carol’s Daughter. Whether you want to quit your job and start your own company or supplement your existing income with a “side hustle,” this inspiring book is for you.
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The Mocha Manual to Turning Your Passion into Profit: How to Find and Grow Your Side Hustle in Any Economy

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Who among us haven''t dreamed of turning our passion into an income-producingenterprise? Whether it''s arranging flowers, creating our own beauty products, or taking care of children, we all have our special talents. But how do you turn your hobbies into something more lucrative? And when would you ever find the time?In an uncertain economy, there is no better time than now to get started andThe Mocha Manual to Turning Your Passion into Profitoffers the step-by-step answers you need to turn your ideas into a business plan and your business plan into a bona fide business. Whether Kimberly Seals-Allers, an entrepreneur herself, is directing you toward resources that will tell you which licenses you need to get started or advising you on how to pick an accountant once your business starts to grow, you can count on her counsel to be clear, concise, and inspiring. Her wisdom on everything from marketing ideas to managing employees is combined with advice and anecdotes from everyday women who have founded companies ranging from small IT consulting businesses to massive operations such as Carol''s Daughter. Whether you want to quit your job and start your own company or supplement your existing income with a side hustle, this inspiring book is for you.
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America's Financial Apocalypse: How To Profit From The Next Great Depression

America's Financial Apocalypse: How To Profit From The Next Great Depression


For nearly three decades, America has been gradually losing ground to the developed world in many critical areas. The result is that the American standard of living has been in decline for over two decades, with the middle class having been affected the most. Meanwhile, the rich have gotten wealthier and now America is a nation controlled by corporate America. Hidden by two-income households and open access to credit, declining living standards have gone unnoticed by most Americans. Spending beyond one''s means has become the American way of life and is encouraged by the government. In contrast, saving is almost unheard of in America. As a result, this once power nation has changed from the world''s largest creditor to the world''s largest debtor. Decades of over consumption by Americans can only last so long before a day of reckoning occurs. The deflation of the Internet Bubble resulted in the paper loss of over trillion dollars, yet most people seem to have already forgotten the most scandalous charades in U.S. history by Wall Street and corporate America. And now, as the retirement assets of tens of millions of Americans are in question, an even larger number are caught up in the largest real estate bubble in our history. As we enter the two next decades, 76 million baby boomers will retire, most of them in poverty. Thus, the generation that was responsible for creating the greatest bull market in U.S. history may, through no choice of its own, also be the same group that causes an economic meltdown due to decades of government mismanagement, inadequate planning, and overconsumption. During this same time frame, many expect the global oil production is gradually decline due to whatis known as the peak oil theory. Obviously, this has enormous consequences of its own. Today, America is in the final preparatory stages that will lead to a massive economic meltdown resulting in the Next Great Depression, as over 46 million Americans already have no healthcare insurance, Social Security will be inadequate for the 76 million baby boomers who will retire over the next several years, energy prices will remain high for some time, and for the first time ever, Americans can no longer live with the comfort knowing that they are safe on their own soil. These issues will only get worse and when the appropriate triggers are set off, a domino effect will commence, sending the stock and bond markets into a downward spiral. This book claims to represent the most detailed and exhaustive analysis of America''s current and future economic plight, as well as that of its capital markets. Rather than making bold claims supported by scant data, this book makes use of several hundred figures, tables, and charts, as well as over 700 references to support the premise that a depression is inevitable for America. Finally, the final three chapters address economic and market risks and provide investment guidance and strategy for investors to position themselves to profit before and during America''s next great depression.
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For nearly three decades, America has been gradually losing ground to the developed world in many critical areas. The result is that the American standard of living has been in decline for over two decades, with the middle class having been affected the most. Meanwhile, the rich have gotten wealthier and now America is a nation controlled by corporate America. Hidden by two-income households and open access to credit, declining living standards have gone unnoticed by most Americans. Spending beyond one’s means has become the American way of life and is encouraged by the government. In contrast, saving is almost unheard of in America. As a result, this once power nation has changed from the world’s largest creditor to the world’s largest debtor. Decades of over consumption by Americans can only last so long before a day of reckoning occurs. The deflation of the Internet Bubble resulted in the paper loss of over trillion dollars, yet most people seem to have already forgotten the most scandalous charades in U.S. history by Wall Street and corporate America. And now, as the retirement assets of tens of millions of Americans are in question, an even larger number are caught up in the largest real estate bubble in our history. As we enter the two next decades, 76 million baby boomers will retire, most of them in poverty. Thus, the generation that was responsible for creating the greatest bull market in U.S. history may, through no choice of its own, also be the same group that causes an economic meltdown due to decades of government mismanagement, inadequate planning, and overconsumption. During this same time frame, many expect the global oil production is gradually decline due to whatis known as the peak oil theory. Obviously, this has enormous consequences of its own. Today, America is in the final preparatory stages that will lead to a massive economic meltdown resulting in the Next Great Depression, as over 46 million Americans already have no healthcare insurance, Social Security will be inadequate for the 76 million baby boomers who will retire over the next several years, energy prices will remain high for some time, and for the first time ever, Americans can no longer live with the comfort knowing that they are safe on their own soil. These issues will only get worse and when the appropriate triggers are set off, a domino effect will commence, sending the stock and bond markets into a downward spiral. This book claims to represent the most detailed and exhaustive analysis of America’s current and future economic plight, as well as that of its capital markets. Rather than making bold claims supported by scant data, this book makes use of several hundred figures, tables, and charts, as well as over 700 references to support the premise that a depression is inevitable for America. Finally, the final three chapters address economic and market risks and provide investment guidance and strategy for investors to position themselves to profit befo
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Digital Photography for Beginners: How to Create Great Photos for Fun or Profit

Digital Photography for Beginners: How to Create Great Photos for Fun or Profit


This book will help you become a digital shutterbug. It explains everything in plain, non-technical terms. You now have an incredible array of digital cameras to choose from and the question is what are the differences and which are the best cameras for your needs?This book reviews features of the less expensive point and shoot cameras. Then, it covers interchangeable lens cameras and explains some of their superior qualities. It points out the differences between mirrorless cameras and reflex cameras. You are then taken inside a digital darkroom where software programs let you alter and touch up your photos, crop them, enlarge them and print them. If you are looking to earn money by taking pictures, you will learn about setting up a studio and the equipment youll need. You will learn about wedding photography, taking product shots, repairing damaged pictures, news and sports photography as well as selling your pictures to stock photography agents. Find out how to share your photos using photo repository sites. Take a look at software programs which will help you store and organize your collection.

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Conspiracies for Fun and Profit

Like cockroaches skittering across a Formica counter top, conspiracy theories are hard to get rid of. Conspiracy buffs are no easier. I’m not referring to people who are wary of the CIA, or sick of the Koch Brothers, or have serious fears regarding Wall Street. Those people aren’t “conspiracy buffs” so much as savvy but skeptical citizens doing their best not to become even more cynical than they already are.

Conspiracy buffs are different. Conspiracy buffs believe the moon shot was a hoax, that the Twin Towers were detonated by agents of the U.S. government, that cancer can be cured but doctors are keeping it secret in order to stay employed, that Detroit has a car engine that will get 400 miles per gallon, but the oil companies won’t let them market it, and the NBA draft that sent Patrick Ewing to the New York Knicks was rigged.

I had a friend who firmly believed the Rothschild and Rockefeller families “ruled the world.” When I reminded him that, as hard as he tried, the hapless Nelson Rockefeller couldn’t even get his own party–the Republican Party–to nominate him for president, my friend had an answer. “That’s what he wanted you to think….so you wouldn’t get suspicious,” he said.

When I commented on the suicide of swindler Bernard Madoff’s son, some years back, a person replied with an all-knowing smirk, “I doubt very much that he took his own life.” Although he was totally ignorant of the facts surrounding the episode, he was convinced Madoff’s son had been murdered to “silence” him. You can’t pry these people off their theories.

Here are three conspiracies that I made up myself. If others claim to have already thought of them, that’s pure coincidence, because I hatched these unfortunate eggs myself. Great minds think alike.

I’ve successfully used all three–told them to people and had them believe them. After allowing them to believe, for a few minutes, that they were true, I burst their bubble by admitting that they were fictitious. But instead of feeling silly for having fallen for them, people argued with me, insisting that they “could be true.” Cockroaches.

Here are the three. Feel free to use them on family and friends. Just be sure to level with them afterward. We have enough assorted bullshit out there without adding to it.

1. The U.S. Treasury Department, World Bank, and top Wall Street investment houses are very close to reaching agreement on having the United States abandon the “dollar” as its unit of currency, and go to the Chinese “Yuan.”

2. Paul Allen, owner of the Seattle Seahawks, was the one who forced NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to embarrass the New England Patriots with this “Inflategate” debacle. Allen, former co-founder of Microsoft, is the richest team owner, way richer and more powerful than Robert Kraft, the Patriots owner. Still furious that his team lost the Super Bowl on a fluke play, Allen forced the commissioner to do his bidding.

3. The story has leaked out of the White House that Barack Obama, on his last day before leaving office, will issue an executive order removing the words “Under God” from the pledge of allegiance.

David Macaray is a playwright and author.

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Mind Control for Fun and Profit

As one of the few men who can fake a sexual orgasm, I admit to having no problem with improvisation, fabrication or outright deceit. In truth, isn’t the Art of Deception a big part of life? Indeed, isn’t being lied to by men and women with openly sincere faces — men and women who promise to be honest with us — the very foundation of our political system?

And in the world of commerce, don’t most advertisements — particularly TV commercials –exaggerate, overstate and misrepresent the virtues of their products? That’s why the time-honored dictum of “Buyer beware!” resonates with us. Not everything we hear in an advertisement is going to be true. In fact, most of it is going to be intentionally misleading.

But I draw the line at subliminal advertising. Why? Because subliminal advertising, by definition, is insidious and sneaky. It’s one thing for, say, a wrinkle-removing cream to boldly claim to remove facial wrinkles (when it actually can’t and won’t), but it’s a whole other deal for that wrinkle commercial to sneak in an image for a mere one-hundredth of a second that is intended to implant in our brain a negative response to a competitor. An image designed to have us scorn a competing wrinkle cream.

What if a Pepsi commercial were to flash, for one-hundredth of a second, an image of a horribly disfigured person drinking a can of Coke? An image so grotesque that our brains register a profoundly negative reaction to Coke. Mind you, that image isn’t on the screen long enough to be noticed by the conscious mind, but it’s there long enough to be noticed by the unconscious mind, hence the term “subliminal.”

If Pepsi had flashed that image enough times during the Super Bowl, they might have gotten the results they were seeking. With a reported 114 million people having watched the game, if even one-percent of the audience were to “get” the message, it would mean that more than a million people might possibly stop drinking Coca-Cola and switch over to Pepsi.

The reason I mention this is because I think I may have been exposed to one of those subliminal ads. Prior to the Super Bowl, one of my favorite snack foods was pork rinds. Prior to the Super Bowl I positively loved pork rinds. I couldn’t get enough of them. But after watching the game, I found myself becoming nauseated at the very thought of them.

Clearly, something happened to me during those three and a half hours. Pork rinds not only no longer appeal to me, they have lost their meaning. They make no sense to me. Is it possible that a competing chip manufacturer had run some ads during that game, ones intended to subliminally turn me against pork rinds? I’ll have to do some research.

David Macaray is a playwright and author (“It’s Never Been Easy: Essays on Modern Labor,” 2nd edition). Dmacaray@gmail.com
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