U.S.-based investment-grade corporate bond funds see 14th week of inflows

(Reuters) – Investors gravitated toward the higher-quality spectrum of the credit markets this week, as U.S.-based investment-grade corporate bond funds attracted about $374.5 million in net cash, their 14th consecutive week of inflows. According to Refinitiv’s Lipper research data on Thursday, investors sent roughly $16 billion in net cash to Continue Reading

The SEO metrics that really matter for your business Search Engine Watch

Whether you are a business owner, marketing manager or simply just interested in the world of ecommerce, you may be familiar with how a business can approach SEO. To every person involved, the perception of SEO and its success can vary from a sophisticated technical grasp to a knowledge of Continue Reading

Icahn discloses U.S. probe into sale of Manitowoc shares: filing

BOSTON (Reuters) – Federal prosecutors in Manhattan asked billionaire investor Carl Icahn’s company for information about trades in crane maker Manitowoc, Icahn Enterprises disclosed in a regulatory filing on Thursday, in its first acknowledgement of such a probe. Billionaire activist-investor Carl Icahn gives an interview on FOX Business Network’s Neil Continue Reading

Human hedge fund managers embrace robot-rival tools to amp returns

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (Reuters) – Traditional stock-pickers in the hedge fund world have been struggling to justify their expenses and weak returns in recent years, as low-cost algorithmic funds have done better. Now, human managers are starting to embrace the technologies employed by their robot rivals to improve results. FILE Continue Reading

Tactics for capturing voice of customer and building delightful digital experiences

If you want to deliver stellar customer experiences, you need to give customers a voice. Why is that? Because your customers want to see themselves on your website: Their pains, the solutions that will alleviate those pains, and their aspirations. And modern customers won’t settle for anything less than a Continue Reading

Fitbit quarterly results beat Street as it sold more wearable devices

FILE PHOTO: Visitors walk past an advertising billboard for Fitbit Ionic watches at the IFA Electronics Show in Berlin, Germany, September 1, 2017. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (Reuters) – Wearable device maker Fitbit Inc reported better-than expected first-quarter results on Wednesday, benefiting from higher sales of its smartwatches and wearable devices that Continue Reading