Competency Models Drive Competitiveness, Combat Skills Gap (DEARBORN, Mich., Nov. 18, 2014) — With 64 percent of manufacturers reporting that productivity losses are a result of the skills gap and only 18 percent having defined workforce roles1, it is clear that companies need to invest in cultivating the next-generation workforce while defining successful […]

Screenshot These people are totally fine. A bunch of writers at CNBC.com have been let go as the company continues its effort to transition the web property to one that better integrates CNBC’s video content. Sources tell Business Insider around 8 people may have been laid off. Brian Steel, a spokesperson for CNBC, confirmed that […]

David Tepper, founder of Appaloosa Management, bought 725,000 shares of Alibaba in the third quarter, according to government filings. The online retailed was recently spun out of Yahoo and made public in a massive IPO. Tepper, the highest paid hedge fund manager in 2013 taking home $ 3.5 billion, also lowered his stake in Apple […]

The countries third quarter  growth moderated in line with expectation. According to the UOB Global Economic and Market Research team -Malaysia’s GDP growth moderated to 5.6% y/y in 3Q14 from 6.5% in 2Q14, in line with market’s and expectation. The slower growth was partly due to a high base effect. The key driver […]

Ongoing sanctions against Russia by the US and the eurozone are harming both sides and go against international law, Russian President Vladimir Putin told TASS in an interview on Friday. These sanctions are “contrary to the principles of the WTO, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, the so-called GATT. The United States created this organization once upon […]

 Guinness Anchor Berhad posts improved first quarter revenue of RM393.2 million, profit after tax of RM54.6 million. The revenue growth was attributed to higher sales compared to 2013, pricing and brand mix. The governments initiative to counter contraband beers and also the improvement in consumer sentiment played a role. Profit from operations was […]

Reuters Bar owner Salvatore Calabrese holds his “Salvatore’s Legacy” cocktail during his attempt to create the world’s most expensive cocktail, at his bar in Mayfair, central London October 11, 2012. If you know anything about Wall Street, you know that there are rules. Most of them are not written anywhere, you simply learn them through […]

Rejoice younger Mercedes-Benz enthusiast! You can now own the new Mercedes-Benz model seamlessly with its reasonable financing option. Understanding the need for financial flexibility among today’s younger generation, Mercedes-Benz Services Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Mercedes-Benz Services) believes it is timely to offer ‘Agility’ Financing for the two new GLA-Class variants, the GLA 200 and GLA 250. Based […]