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JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM): What To Expect Today

October 12, 2015
The impending US job report is poised to determine the Fed's decision on interest rate hike. Bidness Etc analyzes how US job data and the recent downturn in stock markets could influence Fed's decision and banking stocks

Ready for Kickoff: KSU football boon for city's businesses

October 9, 2015
KENNESAW -- A significant chunk of Kennesaw State University's 33,000 students and its 76,000 in-state alumni crammed into bars, restaurants and motels from Marietta to "far up I-75" in early September when KSU's football team held its first-ever home game against Edward Waters College of Jacksonville, Florida.

When It Comes to Top 25 National Rankings Kennesaw State University Means Business

October 2, 2015
While it may take a few years before Kennesaw State's fledgling football team appears in the national power rankings, the Michael J. Coles College of Business at KSU has already achieved Top 25 status in several major nationwide polls year-in and year-out against a strong, competitive environment.

Rarely enforced SEC rules may give green light to earnings manipulation

October 2, 2015
In 2013, after the "London Whale" trading disaster that cost J.P. Morgan Chase more than $6 billion, the bank halved Chief Executive James Dimon's 2012 compensation, eliminating his cash bonus and saying he bore "ultimate responsibility" for the losses and the internal problems that led to them.

GE to soon tour Atlanta as part of HQ search

September 30, 2015
General Electric representatives are expected to tour metro Atlanta early next month, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has learned, as the Fortune 500 giant marches toward a decision whether to move its headquarters out of Connecticut.

Ready for kickoff: KSU football a boon for city's businesses

September 27, 2015
KENNESAW -- A significant chunk of Kennesaw State University's 33,000 students and its 76,000 in-state alumni are expected to cram bars, restaurants and motels from Marietta to "far up I-75" on Saturday when KSU's football team holds its first-ever home game against Edward Waters College of Jacksonville, Florida.

The Growth of Successful Entrepreneurs at KSU

September 27, 2015
Residing in the Coles College of Business is a center championing for student success. The Entrepreneurship Center, although relatively new, is the stepping stone students need to cultivate their entrepreneurial mindset.

Officials 'optimistic' despite shortfall

September 27, 2015
MARIETTA -- A slower economy may be responsible for lower than expected sales tax revenues for the Cobb School District, but school leaders say a number of economic factors could boost tax collections in the coming months.

Georgia manufacturing falls to six month low in August

September 27, 2015
Georgia manufacturing dropped 8.3 points to land at 45.9 in August, according to the Purchasing Managers Index released on Sept. 1 by Kennesaw State University's Econometric Center in the Michael J. Coles College of Business.

What do Atlanta financial experts think about Fed interest rate decision?

September 27, 2015
The decision is in. The Federal Reserve won't raise interest rates and while many of Atlanta's top financial experts have strong opinions about the decision, there is just as strong of a contrast between them.

Cobb County business people comment on interest rate

September 25, 2015
The eyes of the nation turn from last night's GOP debate to today's announcement by the Federal Reserve regarding interest rates. We asked Cobb County business people what they expect the Fed will do, what should be done and what effect it will have on Cobb.

Area businesses expect their own score from KSU football

September 25, 2015
A sell-out crowd will cheer the Kennesaw State Owls in the football team's home opener at Fifth Third Bank Stadium Saturday. Cobb County bars, restaurants and other businesses anticipate a big economic boost from game day crowds.

This Labor Day, jobs, housing rising in Cobb

September 25, 2015
MARIETTA -- Marietta and most of Cobb County this Labor Day weekend are in the midst of an economic boom, which comes with both good and not-so-good news.

Chris Arrendale of Inbox Pros and Andy Green with Kennesaw State University

September 23, 2015
Chris Arrendale of Inbox Pros and Andy Green with Kennesaw State University

Educating students on financial responsibility

September 15, 2015