Main stock indexes in Britain, France, Germany, Hong Kong and Japan dropped today after Barcelona and Cambrils, Spain, experienced terrorist attacks. The situation contrasts with earlier in the year when investors seemed to shrug off political risk.
2017 State of Treasury Management BMO Harris Bank's Kevin Kane explains why interest rates, fraud protection and disruptive technologies are among the factors that will impact liquidity strategies through the rest of 2017. Watch the video.
Amending the structure of the London Interbank Offered Rate, which is due for termination in 2021, might be simpler and cheaper than replacing it with an interest-rate benchmark that has yet to be established, Mark Gilbert writes. He suggests adjusting Libor to embrace data from real-time transactions, such as bond-clearing prices, credit default swaps and commercial paper.
HBR: The Discipline of Business Experimentation Harvard Business Review: How can organizations run experiments in a way that truly changes the business? Download this article — named a "HBR Must Read" — to learn more.
If you're finding yourself short on motivation at work, acknowledge how you're feeling and remind yourself why your work matters to get back on track, writes Marca Clark. Sometimes, learning something new or taking time to pursue a hobby outside of work can lead to renewed energy on the job, adds Clark.
Elvis Presley died 40 years ago, but his Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tenn., is visited by more people than any other US home except the White House, writes David Leaver. Nostalgia and the desire to explore a legend's physical space are among the reasons why attendance remains so high decades after Presley's death, Leaver writes.