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Percent of IT hiring decision-makers who need business intelligence and data analytics people in 2017 (Source: Robert Half Technology)

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Percentage increase in compensation for CFP® professionals over other financial advisers. (Source: Aite Group Research Report, CFPBoard.org)

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Percentage that the top 50 certifications are requested in job postings. (Source: Study by Burning Glass Technologies, 2017)

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Percentage of middle-skill jobs requiring strong digital and computer skills (Source: Capital One Financial Corp. and Burning Glass Technologies)

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  • MGM to sell Bellagio, Circus Circus resorts for about $5 billion
    on October 16, 2019 at 12:56 am

    MGM Resorts International said on Tuesday it would sell its Bellagio and Circus Circus resorts in Las Vegas in separate deals valued at about $5 billion, as the U.S. casino operator seeks to monetize its real estate assets and bolster its balance sheet. […]

  • Asian shares cheered by Brexit deal hopes, sterling shines
    on October 16, 2019 at 12:53 am

    Asian shares took off on Wednesday and sterling held near six-month highs as Britain and the EU made headway on a Brexit deal ahead of a leaders' summit though it remained unclear if London could avoid postponing its scheduled departure on Oct. 31. […]

  • Unizo says has not decided how to respond to Blackstone offer
    on October 16, 2019 at 12:37 am

    Japanese hotel operator Unizo Holdings said on Wednesday it had not decided how to respond to a tender offer launched by private equity firm Blackstone Group and would consult with a special committee on how to proceed. […]

  • Google, Reddit defend tech legal protections ahead of Congress hearing
    on October 15, 2019 at 11:39 pm

    A 23-year-old law giving technology companies legal protection from lawsuits over user-generated content remains critical to the internet's future, Alphabet Inc's Google unit and social media site Reddit Inc said in testimony released on Tuesday. […]

  • U.S. prosecutors accuse Turkey's Halkbank of scheme to evade Iran sanctions
    on October 15, 2019 at 11:35 pm

    U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday charged Turkey's majority state-owned Halkbank with taking part in a multibillion-dollar scheme to evade U.S. sanctions against Iran - an indictment that may complicate tension between NATO allies Washington and Ankara. […]

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