* ONLINE: Council Networking from 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29. Chamber membership team hosts a meeting in partnership with Chamber Councils.Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZckc-igrD0sGNxxLppV9Gs_CN8ilDjQk9wi. No cost.

* ONLINE: Downtown Chamber Council Meeting from 11 a.m. to Noon Thursday, Oct. 1. Kerry Hayes, chief of staff to Mayor Andy Berke, will talk about the Council Against Hate that the mayor created in 2018. The Council’s mission is to understand the factors leading to violent extremism and intolerance and to advise on strategies to create a safer and more welcoming community. Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAtf-qorTMpHNDZTS2OBdmZ4z39N-TL3nza. No cost.

* ONLINE: East Ridge Chamber Council Meeting from 12:15-1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1. Richard Werhle, general manager of TopGolf, will speak. Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0tc-2rpz4tG9PNH9YSZaNh-g28mYEZiaM1. No cost.

* ONLINE: Small Business Orientation from 1-2:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1. This class will cover questions about starting a new business, including business entity options, how to get your business licenses,

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| The Fayetteville Observer

Webinars, workshops and opportunities for businesses

• Mann+Hummel, a global filtration company with automotive manufacturing in Fayetteville, will hold a drive-thru job fair from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. Wednesday September 16 at the plant, 3200 Natal St. The company is trying to fill 100 job openings at the local manufacturing plant and distribution center. The jobs include production operators, material handlers and forklift drivers for second and third shifts. Hourly pay ranges from $11.50 to $13.25, with a 3.5% shift differential for second or third shift. The Fayetteville facility focuses on automotive filtration under the Purolator brand. mann-hummel.com/en/jobs- andreer/

• The Greater Fayetteville Chamber is offering a series of training programs to help businesses improve financial knowledge. It’s made possible by a grant from the city’s COVID relief program. Sessions are at 7 p.m. Mondays and will be led by Johnnie

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The newly added Economic Calendar allows traders to keep up-to-date on all economic data releases from within the platform.

Devexperts, a leading global software provider for the capital markets industry, has integrated the DXtrade SaaS trading platform with the Economic Calendar by FXStreet, a leading information and resources provider for forex traders.

DXtrade is an off-the-shelf trading platform for established and amateur FX/CFD brokers worldwide. In DXtrade, the Economic Calendar is provided by FXStreet to allow traders to track events of their choice. The Calendar provides indicators that help traders anticipate which economic data releases will impact market volatility most, while also displaying additional useful information for each data release.

The FXStreet Economic Calendar powers traders who rely on fundamental analysis alone, as well as those who combine it with technical analysis in their decisions when entering the market. Due to the advanced capabilities of the DXtrade platform, the Calendar

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Earlier in the Day:

economic calendar this morning. The Japanese Yen and Aussie Dollar was in action early on, with economic data from China also in focus.” data-reactid=”20″It’s was a relatively busy start to the day on the economic calendar this morning. The Japanese Yen and Aussie Dollar was in action early on, with economic data from China also in focus.

For the Japanese Yen

August’s finalized services PMI came in at 45.0, which was in line with prelim, while down from July’s 45.4.

August survey,” data-reactid=”27″According to the August survey,

  • Activity fell back further in August, with restrictions on activity and a lack of customers weighing.
  • New orders decreased again in August, delivering a 7th consecutive monthly decline. The pace of decline was also more marked than in July, with new export orders seeing a material fall.
  • Firms continued to scale back employment in line
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Earlier in the Day:

It’s was a quiet start to the day on the economic calendar this morning.  The Kiwi Dollar was in action in the early part of the day.

Away from the economic calendar, risk appetite picked up on news that the U.S FDA approved the use of blood plasma from recovered patients to treat COVID-19.

Effective COVID-19 treatment would ease the effects of the persistent spread of the virus on the global economy.

For the Kiwi Dollar

Retail sales tumbled by 14.6% in the 2nd quarter, following a 1.20% decline in the 1st quarter. For the quarter, core retail sales slid by 13.7%. In the 1st quarter, core retail sales had risen by 0.60%.

According to NZ Stats,

  • Spending on eating out, accommodation away from home, vehicles, and fuel fell sharply in the June 2020 quarter compared with the June 2019 quarter.
  • A strong
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  • Email startup Superhuman is also looking to reinvent the calendar, starting with a new feature that allows users to create calendar events directly within the app, using just keyboard shortcuts.
  • Rahul Vohra, CEO and founder of Superman, said it’s just the start of the company’s plans to reinvent how people use their calendars 
  • Vohra says one-third of all emailing is related to scheduling, so in order to truly make email more efficient the company has to rethink how calendars integrate with email.
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Superhuman, the hot startup that’s aiming to reinvent email, is now looking to transform the calendar, too.

The company announced a new feature earlier this week that allows users to create calendar events directly within the app, using keyboard shortcuts. That quick, all-in-one-program process is faster than the options offered by rivals like Google Calendar or Microsoft Outlook. 

This is something

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Earlier in the Day:

It’s was a relatively busy start to the day on the economic calendar this morning. The Japanese Yen was in action in the early part of the day.

For the Japanese Yen

In July, consumer prices rose by 0.3%, following a 0.1% increase in June, with the annual rate of inflation picking up from 0.1% to 0.3%. Core consumer prices were unchanged, year-on-year, following a 0.2% decline in June. Economists had forecast a 0.1% rise. The figures were released by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communication,

The Japanese Yen moved from ¥105.732 to ¥105.716 upon release of the figures.

August’s prelim private sector PMI numbers were also in focus this morning.

The Manufacturing PMI rose from 45.2 to 46.6, while the Services PMI slipped from 45.4 to 45.0.

According to the August Markit Survey,

  • Demand continued to be adversely affected by subdued trade flows and
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Bobby Parker
 
| The Fayetteville Observer

Webinars, workshops and opportunities for businesses

• Greater Fayetteville Chamber’s Virtual Chairman’s Coffee Club: 11 a.m. Thursday, online. Mike Nagowski, CEO of Cape Fear Valley Health, will give an update on the health system and the coronavirus pandemic. Preregistration required. faybiz.com/events

• The Greater Fayetteville Chamber is offering a series of training programs to help businesses improve financial knowledge. It’s made possible by a grant from the city’s COVID relief program. Sessions are at 7 p.m. Mondays and will be led by Johnnie Marshburn, a lecturer of entrepreneurship for the Broadwell College of Business and Economics at Fayetteville State University. They will include topics such as credit scores, budgets, cash flow, inventory, and financing. Upcoming sessions include: “Financial Literacy Basics,” Aug. 17, and “Preparing for Financing,” Aug. 31 and Sept. 14. faybiz.com/events

• Children’s Business Fair, 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 10, parking lot across from

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