Resource Nation’s Pick For Top 5 Business Stories of the Week

Posted by on June 7, 2010 in Business News, Business Technology [ 0 Comments ]

Even with RSS feeds, bookmarking tools and everything in between it can be easy to miss the latest news stories every week.  Busy weeks come and go, and you realize you just spent the week buried in your work, and not on your favorite news site.  To alleviate a little bit of legwork, we have decided to share the top 5 business stories each week.

  1. Unemployment Falls Back to 9.7% Thanks to Census Jobs [The Atlantic]  “May provided another month of confusing unemployment data. The national rate fell back to 9.7%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s where it stood from January through March, before rising to 9.9% in April.”
  2. Emerging Stocks Cap Weekly Loss on Hungary, U.S. Jobs Data [Bloomberg] “Emerging-market stocks fell, capping a weekly loss, after Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Hungary’s economy is in a “very grave situation” and U.S. payrolls rose less than economists forecast.”
  3. 5 Tips for Mobile Professionals [Entrepreneur] After 7 years writing his mobile computing column, James Martin gives his final advice for his readers, and what he has learned over the years.”
  4. Google’s AdSense For Mobile Becomes Gateway to Other Mobile Ad Networks [Search Engine Land] “Google announced that its AdSense for Mobile Apps program would start allowing publishers and developers to work with third party ad mediators. The significance of this is that ad mediators provide access to other mobile ad networks to optimize fill, performance and revenue.”
  5. 5 Small Business Social Media Success Stories [Mashable] “A recent study conducted by the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business showed that nearly one in five small business owners are integrating social media into their business processes, and that technology adoption rates in the U.S. among small businesses have doubled in the past year from 12% to 24%.”

Keeping up on a variety of business related topics, will keep you ahead of the curve with your competition.  You never know when creativity may strike, or where you can find a useful idea to implement into your marketing plan.

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