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Ever since money was invented, we've been involved in business and financial transactions. Questions here are about all commercial, financial and industrial activity related to the economy, investing, and stock markets. This includes questions and information about production and manufacturing, exchange and distribution of goods or commodities, and management of money and other assets.
Bailee Hand asked in Sales and Customer Service, Business & Finance, Restaurants and Dining Establishments
What is the proper amount to tip for customer service?
Generally speaking, most people in the United States will tell you that good service deserves a 15-20% tip. As a former server myself, I tend to give more than 20% to support my fellow industry friends as a sign of solidarity. Also, I'm proud to say that when I was last waiting tables, I averaged above 25% tips, but that's because I was lucky enough to have wonderful regular customers. Truly great service can be rare,...
Asked in Business & Finance, Loans, Definitions, Planet Mars
What is the meaning of 'Have you ever been bonded'?
The concept of employee bonding is really an insurance matter relating to the employer’s efforts to protect itself against wrongful acts by its employees. In industries where employees have direct access to money or to property, the employer will often be keen to protect itself against the impact of employee theft. Also, certain businesses will be required by their customers to provide proof that they are bonded. For instance, customers of commercial cleaning companies might demand...
How can you find the DD number in Demand Draft?
The first variable is the DD number which will of 6 digits, followed by 9 digit MICR code, then followed by the next 6 digits (may not exists in some banks) and lastly the 2 digit transaction code. ...
Is gold a good investment or will the price of it go down?
Well, yellow gold is not a good investment now; yes; the price has gone down and will go down more soon; because there is another Precious Metal in popularity today, in control of the market prices today. Now People know that is New Classic pure solid color white gold formula alloy's is better quality in durability; and this white gold is life time guaranty; now the 1920's the pure solid color white gold formula alloys come Back today. People know they do...
Asked in Business & Finance, Construction
How do you calculate brass in sand?
The word "brass" refers to a measure of quantity for loose material (like sand, metal, etc). This term is common in India. One brass equals one hundred cubic feet volume. Calculate the volume of sand and divide by 100 cubic feet to get the number of brass units. ...
Is there a refugee girl in Dakar Senegal asking for help?
Please do not fall for this nonsense. There are a hundred scam mails running around with the same story, they just change the girls name. The basic answer is that people claiming to be in such camps are trying to defraud you. Very few people in a refugee camp, if any, would have Internet access. Especially to the extent that these people have. If you have received an email from a person (especially a female) who claimed he/she is residing in a refugee camp...
Who owns public companies?
Public Limited Companies are owned by their shareholders. Because only public limited companies are listed on stock markets, all of whom are by definition, virtually anyone with enough money to buy shares on the stock market could be a potential co-owner of a public company. ...
What side was the confederate army on north or south?
The Confederates were the south. The Union were the north.
What is contra in stock trading?
When you buy stocks, the actual stocks get delivered to your trading account only after 3 business days and you pay for the stocks only when they are delivered BUT you are already the owner of the stocks BEFORE they are delivered or PAID FOR. As such, if you sell those stocks within that 3 days, a cash difference of your profit or loss will result in your account without ever owning the stock or paying for them. This is known...
Asked in Business & Finance, Affiliate Marketing
What are the disadvantages of sponsorship?
In general from a rights holder and brand perspective, servicing the sponsorship can cause issues. If there is a lack of resources to activate the sponsorship, it will create pressure on the overall program. Sometimes its better to generate revenue in other forms for an event, conference, team, etc and concentrate on delivery a great program using your resources, than to generate sponsorship/ partnership that may provide much needed funds, however requires a level of commitment and expectation from a third party that...
How long are NHL intermissions?
They usually put 15+ minutes up on the clock, but from the rulebook: 77.2 : Play shall be resumed promptly following each intermission upon the expiration of seventeen (17) minutes or a length of time designated by the League from the completion of play in the preceding period. ...
Asked in Business & Finance, Mexico
What challenges is Mexico facing today?
Some of them would be: Competitiveness: Even if Mexico has addressed competitiveness issues by improving its labor and fiscal laws, it still faces huge challenges when competing against the BRIC bloc (Brazil, Russia, India, China) for economic opportunities, markets and foreign investment from developed countries. As an example, in terms of competitiveness (2013), Mexico is ranked in the 53rd spot, out of 144 countries. For comparison purposes, it is better ranked than India and Rusia (59th and 67th positions, respectively) but worse qualified than...
Asked in Business & Finance, Definitions
Is CEO and owner mean the same thing?
The owner of the company means who has 100% financial interest over the assets of the said Co. As the name indicates, CEO or Chief Operating Officer is responsible for the day to day operations. Business decisions are approved by CEO. The CEO is an Executive who is paid remuneration along with various fringe benefits by the Company for his rendering service to the Company. additional: The owners(s) will often establish a board of directors. The CEO who may also be a...
Asked in Business & Finance, Islam, Tax Forms
Concept of Taxation in Islam?
The concept of taxation is quite different in Islam. Islam doesn't tax Income, it tax saving. Hence what ever you left after your expenditure or what ever you left as saving after your expenses are taxable in Islam. This would be significant impact on economy. Your expenditure is someone's income. So if your savings are taxed, you tried to expense out more. Hence more you expense ,more income is generated for other society members. The process doesn't stop here. It would be an...