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Unfreezing the Business Qatar’s real estate market faces reality check ahead of World Cup An Ode to All the Dreamers Who Became Doers with Technology Sun Pharma Q3 preview: Analysts expect healthy growth in profit, revenue on US business Private equity inflows in real estate at Rs 46,200 crore in 2018; Mumbai records largest share How Vodafone’s Chatbot Technology Is Helping It Cut Jobs Technology in deep time: How it evolves alongside us The Nine Things No One Tells You About Starting A Business Real Estate May Add 13% to India’s GDP by 2025. Here are the Hurdles that Lie Ahead

Unfreezing the Business

In an attempt to draw business leaders, investors, industry captains, agriculturalists and economists from all over India, a two day Davos type economic conclave will

Qatar’s real estate market faces reality check ahead of World Cup

The office tower, now a familiar part of the capital’s high-rise skyline, has run foul of what real estate brokers, bankers and analysts say is

An Ode to All the Dreamers Who Became Doers with Technology

We live in an age where technology has completely transformed the way traditional businesses operate. But what one needs to keep in mind is that

Sun Pharma Q3 preview: Analysts expect healthy growth in profit, revenue on US business

. Sun Pharmaceutical Industries is expected to report a healthy set of earnings for October-December quarter, driven by strong US business and Halol resolution. One thing to

Private equity inflows in real estate at Rs 46,200 crore in 2018; Mumbai records largest share

Private equity inflows touched Rs 46,268 crore in 2018 with Mumbai recording the largest share of 27 percent of investments among all cities, as per a

How Vodafone’s Chatbot Technology Is Helping It Cut Jobs

Vodafone, like any other storied telco giant today, has been urgently seeking ways to trim costs. Not only are its revenues under pressure from smaller

Technology in deep time: How it evolves alongside us

If you consider our place in the history of the Universe, it is easy to see humans as an insignificant temporal speck, flickering in an

The Nine Things No One Tells You About Starting A Business

If you dream of starting your own business, there are plenty of resources. Coaches, books and websites detail specific steps you should take or rules

Real Estate May Add 13% to India’s GDP by 2025. Here are the Hurdles that Lie Ahead

The Indian real estate sector is expected to contribute 13 percent to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 2025, according to the ‘Indian Real

Local Bank Attracts First-Time Home Buyers With a Simple Perk: 1% Student Loans

Local Bank Attracts First-Time Home Buyers With a Simple Perk: 1% Student Loans

For young people looking to buy their first homes, there’s a big obstacle: student loan debt. It’s not holding back everyone, but debt obligations have a huge impact on the mortgage approval process, not to mention the ability to save [...]

March 31, 2016 Real Estate
Why the Fed rate talk was ‘a bunch of nonsense’

Why the Fed rate talk was ‘a bunch of nonsense’

The Federal Reserve was never hiking rates four times this year. Investors didn’t believe it, and now Fed Chair Janet Yellen has all but explicitly acknowledged it. Indeed, Yellen’s blockbuster speech Tuesday assuring that the central bank would go slowly [...]

March 31, 2016 Real Estate
Why you should have bought a home last year Diana Olick

Why you should have bought a home last year Diana Olick

Anyone shopping for a home today has probably had at least one encounter with sticker shock. No matter the neighborhood, home prices are generally rising, and bidding wars are often the rule rather than the exception. That means fewer neighborhoods [...]

March 31, 2016 Real Estate
YOU DON’T NEED A CONTRACTOR TO MAKE OVER YOUR WALLS

YOU DON’T NEED A CONTRACTOR TO MAKE OVER YOUR WALLS

Buying new furniture or hanging a painting can certainly spruce up a room, but to truly transform a space, you have to re-do the walls. However, hiring someone to wallpaper or tile can add up quickly, and renters may be [...]

March 31, 2016 Home Deco
BEFORE & AFTER: HOW TO STYLE YOUR SOFA

BEFORE & AFTER: HOW TO STYLE YOUR SOFA

Even a beautiful sofa can fall flat without the right design elements. Here’s how to get it right STEP 1: UPDATE THE RUG Adding a bold rug can define an otherwise neutral space. Here, a brightly colored Kilim with a [...]

March 31, 2016 Home Deco
HOW TO MAKE A DESIGNER BOUQUET FROM $30 WORTH OF BODEGA BLOOMS

HOW TO MAKE A DESIGNER BOUQUET FROM $30 WORTH OF BODEGA BLOOMS

As we all know, bouquets are the perfect present—whether as a thank-you, a hostess gift, or to #treatyoself. It’s one thing to buy an arrangement from a florist, but creating one yourself will lend your flowers a sweet, personal touch—and [...]

March 31, 2016 Home Deco
RECIPE: BRUNCH TARTINES AND CREPES WITH THREE-CITRUS COMPOTE

RECIPE: BRUNCH TARTINES AND CREPES WITH THREE-CITRUS COMPOTE

When I lived in France, there was no such thing as brunch. We would start our day with le petit déjeuner, which was quick and delicious — grab a croissant and coffee, or a slice of baguette with butter and [...]

March 31, 2016 Home Deco
Home prices rise 5.7% in Jan: S&P/Case-Shiller

Home prices rise 5.7% in Jan: S&P/Case-Shiller

Home price appreciation in major U.S. metropolitan areas in the first month of the year kept pace with recent gains as inventory remained low, S&P Dow Jones Indices reported Tuesday. The S&P/Case-Shiller 20-City Composite Index rose 5.7 percent in January [...]

March 31, 2016 Real Estate
25 ROOMS WITH WONDERFUL WHITE WALLS

25 ROOMS WITH WONDERFUL WHITE WALLS

In the drawing room of a Manhattan apartment designed by Ann Pyne of McMillen, Inc., the Art Deco mirror is from Bernd Goeckler Antiques, the parchment-top cocktail table is a custom design, a wall sculpture by Thomas Houseago hangs above [...]

March 31, 2016 Home Deco
Mortgage applications fall 1%, dragged down by fewer refinances

Mortgage applications fall 1%, dragged down by fewer refinances

Spring home buying season has kicked into high gear, but it wasn’t enough to boost mortgage applications, which fell by 1 percent last week from the previous week, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported. That was largely due to a drop [...]

March 31, 2016 Real Estate
Oil prices recover on U.S. economy, inventory data

Oil prices recover on U.S. economy, inventory data

NEW YORK, March 30  — A soft build in U.S. crude oil stocks was buffered by a report showing domestic well costs have declined, sending oil prices higher early Wednesday. Crude oil prices plummeted Tuesday as supply-side strains added to [...]

March 30, 2016 Business
Custom 3-D printed scalp, hair helps cancer survivors feel like themselves again

Custom 3-D printed scalp, hair helps cancer survivors feel like themselves again

Sheri Valle was diagnosed with small cell lung cancer in April 2011, but the idea of re-growing the hair she lost from treatment gave her hope for normalcy after she finally beat the disease. After going into remission in early [...]

March 30, 2016 Health