Business and industry news from around the web: Feb. 5 – 9, 2018

Written on Feb 08, 2018

The new tax law has business owners rethinking their business strategy
Although there are still many unknowns about the tax law that took effect Jan. 1, some small-business owners have already figured out how they stand to gain from it and are changing their plans to maximize their benefits.

U.S. economy added 200,000 jobs in January, wage growth best since 2009
U.S. employers beat expectations for an increase of 180,000 jobs after December's disappointing reading. The unemployment rate held steady at 4.1%, a 17-year low.

Employment and immigration changes for 2018
Many key employment developments are geared up to take effect in 2018. Here, are the main employment and immigration changes all employers should be aware of as the new year sets in.

Retailers are so wary of fraud they’re rejecting real customers
Retailers are so worried about fraudulent purchases online, many say they’re rejecting legitimate transactions out of fear that they may be fake.

Tech Corner - 3 ways technology will revolutionize transportation in the next decade
The most powerful factor that's going to transform society over the next decade is going to be the revolution in transportation. From self-driving taxis and tractor trailers to autonomous flying drones to hyperloop, we're about to witness a series of a massive disruptions.

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