• News

    American Airlines could cut some flights required under federal aid terms as expiration nears

    American Airlines passenger planes crowd a runway where they are parked due to flight reductions to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Tulsa International Airport in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S. March 23, 2020. Nick Oxford | Reuters American Airlines is preparing to scrap flights serving two-dozen medium and small cities as the expiration of federal coronavirus aid that placed restrictions on carriers from cutting service approaches, according to an executive at the carrier. Airlines are required to maintain minimum levels of service through Sept. 30 under a $25 billion federal aid package that also prohibited layoffs through the end of the third quarter. American was granted $5.8 billion in support…

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  • Start Up

    How to Market Your New Business

    August 11, 2020 13 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. There is no one-size-fits-all marketing strategy for businesses. Your product and target customers aren’t the same as everyone else’s, so why would you promote them in the same way? Marketing allows your business to build and maintain long-term relationships with your audience. It’s not a “set and forget,” but an ongoing strategy to help you consistently reach people. A solid marketing strategy informs, engages, sells, and evolves.  Marketing is not just advertising. You can’t rely solely on online ads and websites to see real traction. Nor can new startups dive right in without doing the legwork first.…

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  • Leadership

    Startup accelerators don’t work for female founders. Here’s how to fix that

    Startup accelerators work great for most startups. But not for female founders.  This is something I’ve intuited for years. So many experiences have driven that lesson home: The time I found myself unable to even consider most accelerators because I couldn’t afford to leave my family for three months. The time I attended a demo night and out of a dozen or so companies there was only one woman on a team slide—and her title was “Executive Assistant.” The times—and there have been many—when members of our community who are going through top accelerators themselves share their experiences with me: their struggle to fit in; their struggle to keep up with the…

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  • Finance

    Why this August equities rally is so unusual

    This is the web version of the Bull Sheet, Fortune’s no-BS daily newsletter on the markets. Sign up to receive it in your inbox here. Buongiorno, Bull Sheeters. The August rally has been truly impressive. The S&P 500 has gained ground on all but one trading session this month. Alas, this morning investors have hit pause on equities, with U.S. futures slightly down, and Europe and Asia mixed. Let’s check in on the action. Markets update Asia The major Asia indexes are mostly higher with Japan’s Nikkei up 1.8{4bae5313c1ffa697ce99995897f7847f1ebf3bca0fb7c37396bb602eb24323d3} in afternoon trade. Facing a potential U.S. ban, Tencent Holdings, operators of the popular WeChat messaging platform, is trying to placate investors…

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