Amazon Photo: Shutterstock Taxation threatens Amazon's entry to Israel

Amazon representatives met with a leading accounting firm in Israel to decide whether to open an online store here, or just translate its US site to Hebrew.

Bank of Israel photo: Ariel Yerusalimsky Israel's foreign exchange reserves rose in November

The Bank of Israel purchased $218 million in foreign currency in November as part of the program to offset the effects of natural gas production on the exchange rate.

Moshe Kahlon  photo: Ronen Zvulun, Reuters Israel's budget deficit narrows

The Finance Ministry sees the overall 2018 budget deficit falling to 2.9-3.1%.

OECD HQ in Paris Photo: Amiram Barkat OECD looking to hire Israeli analysts

The jobs include salaries of €4,000 a month, expenses of moving to Paris, medical insurance, and a pension fund.

Shekel Photo: ASAP Creative Shekel weakens as rate hike effect fades

The momentum given the shekel last week when the Bank of Israel unexpectedly raised the interest rate to 0.25% has run out of steam.

Moshe Kahlon  photo: Eyal Izhar Mortgage arrears rise steeply

The trend of increasing mortgage arrears in Israel that started last year has accelerated considerably in the past few months.

Ehud Barak and Naama Sikuler Photo: Eyal Izhar Ehud Barak: Cryptocurrencies are a Ponzi scheme

The former prime minister was speaking to "Globes" editor-in-chief Na'ama Sikuler at Globes Most Promising Startups event today in Tel Aviv.

Careers Photo: Thinkstock Money is not promotion

Don't be tempted by a larger salary at a smaller firm, Orna Rudi warns, in the long term your career and bank account will lose.

Tel Aviv traffic jam  photo: Eyal Izhar McKinsey: State can't afford Tel Aviv metro

Consultants McKinsey recommend the value-capture method for financing the project, meaning that those who benefit pay.

Careers Photo: Shutterstock It's not worth working for a startup

A startup is almost always just another small company that gets nowhere. If anything, startup is a synonym for failure, not an exit.

Yuri Milner  photo: Reuters "I want to make scientists celebrities"

Yuri Milner made his money from social networks. Now his Breakthrough awards support science - in Israel too.

Nicole Neghaiwi  photo: Ronen Mahlev "Impact investment must continue to develop"

UBS Impact Investment Strategist Nicole Neghaiwi talks to "Globes" about how investment decisions can, and must, help make the world a better place.

London  photo: Reuters The UK budget: Tricks, and some treats

The pre-Brexit budget contains interesting innovations, and measures that Israelis with UK connections should note.

8400 Dr. Yair Schindel and Daphna Murvitz Photo: Shlomi Yosef Exclusive program launched for medical industry leaders

The 8400 project aims to do for Israel's healthcare industry what the IDF's 8200 unit has done for cybersecurity.

child poverty Business to the aid of the working poor

Israeli employers can do much to assist the many working families that can't make ends meet.

unemployment  photo: Ariel Yarozlimksy It's not your age, it's your career

Are you over 40 and unemployed? Don't blame your age.

dollars  picture: Thinkstock $100m financing rounds no longer a rarity

Exits by Israeli companies are giving way to growth, acquisitions, and building a large global company.

BDS Photo: Shutterstock BDS has zero impact on Israeli businesses

A study of the impact of BDS on the Israeli economy estimates the damage at 0.004%, while some companies benefit from the boycott.

Olaf Scholz Photo: ASAP Creative Shutterstock German Finance Minister: Iran nuclear deal protects Israel

Minister of Finance and Vice-Chancellor Olaf Scholz tells "Globes" that the lesson Germany learned from history is that we should try to reach agreements.

Israeli garbage dump Photo: Shutterstock Gov't to invest NIS 4b in garbage treatment

Israel is far behind Europe with most waste is put into landfills, low recycling rates and few facilities for producing electricity from waste.

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