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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Idaho State Capital building and a crowd of residents gathering. Boise city and the Boise metro area have seen impressive growth in home values from 2018 to 2019. Getty While across the U.S. many housing markets have been undermined by a recent slowdown, in many other markets times have been good. Looking at the year-over-year
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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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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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