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January 31, 2013
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  • China will remain major manufacturer despite change, expert says
    Labor and other business costs are rising significantly in China, but that doesn't mean the nation will lose its position as a dominant manufacturer, says Shaun Rein, founder and managing director of China Market Research Group and author of "The End of Cheap China." China aims to boost worker productivity as wages increase, he says. "What you will see more of is factory relocation within China to take advantage of lower land and wage costs," Rein said. OpenMarkets.com (1/22) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Euro hits 14-month high against U.S. dollar
    The euro slipped slightly this morning after reaching a 14-month high against the U.S. dollar and a 2½-year high against Japan's yen. The eurozone currency touched $1.3588 on Wednesday, its highest value since November 2011. Reuters (1/31) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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    The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation is proud to announce the release of Predictive Analytics: Increasing Profitability, Managing Risk and Enhancing Customer Satisfaction. Authored by a consortium of researchers from The Alta Group, Ivory Consulting, PayNet and others, this study explores what predictive analytics means to the equipment-finance industry in terms of impact on profitability, business processes and decision making; how it can be effectively implemented from a business-process and technology perspective; and what benefits can be expected. The report is available in the Foundation's online library. Download your copy! LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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