Stock markets have created another lifetime high. The most important benchmarks have been on a tear since the shortest bear market we have seen last March. We are now witnessing the sharpest rally in market history, with major global indices hitting all-time highs. This is against the backdrop of oneRead More →

Year-end book sales across Europe were slammed by December closures after Covid-19 cases rose across the continent. Nonetheless, preliminary results from three main markets show that the declines for the year as a whole have been modest. In Germany, Europe’s largest book market, sales rose 25% in the first twoRead More →

NEW DELHI: After a massive rally, investors took profits in metal stocks while auto and banking names also dragged benchmarks on Tuesday amid weak and uncertain global indices. The volatility indicator also rose slightly, reflecting the nervousness of the street. Valuations have also stretched now, but analysts are expecting betterRead More →

Growth Forecast Report “ Size of the online used book sales market | industry sector by Apps (Bookstore and Staff), by type (Academic books, commercial books, scientific and technological books and others), Regional outlookmarket demand, latest trends, online used book sales industry share and revenue by manufacturers, company profiles, growthRead More →

The Williamsburg Regional Library is collecting borrowed library books during the coronavirus. (WYDaily file/Courtesy of Unsplash) As the Williamsburg Regional Library changed its operations amid the coronavirus pandemic, it also stopped collecting material donations. When WRL first closed in mid-March, many different programs and operations moved to online platforms. ButRead More →

When the coronavirus spread to the United States this spring, most of the entertainment industry went into hibernation, as theaters, concert halls, museums, Broadway and film production sets closed. Publishing, however, seemed more resilient: books have remained available online and stand out as an art form that can be easilyRead More →

The Justice Department says Edward Snowden, seen here via video feed, violated nondisclosure agreements he signed with the National Security Agency and the CIA with the release of his new memoir, Permanent record. Juliette Linderman/AP hide caption toggle caption Juliette Linderman/AP The Justice Department says Edward Snowden, seen here viaRead More →

Edward Snowden, seen on a video screen, talks about his book during a live broadcast. Snowden is … [+] currently living in Russia, which granted him asylum. Photo by Jörg Carstense dpa/picture alliance via Getty Images Topline: Edward Snowden, still considered a traitor by the US government, had the highlyRead More →

If data is now the most profitable commodity of the 21st century, it is also fast becoming the one with the highest political and social risks. Increasingly, our most pressing real-world crises — from election hacking and virulent nationalism to livestreamed mass shootings and digitally driven job losses — centerRead More →

What is a positive company? It’s the idea that businesses can and should not only create economic value, but also provide great places to work, be a good neighbor and help solve some of the world’s greatest challenges. So how does this apply to finance? Michigan Ross professor Wayne BakerRead More →

A lucky few have made big bucks from self-publishing Many writers do not recoup their investments Companies help writers get their %u2014 books published for a fee In the spring of 2010, Amanda Hocking, a social worker from Rochester, Minnesota, downloaded several books she was working on from Amazon.com. InRead More →