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Wall Street's big stock rally on Wednesday helps the world's billionaires snap a money losing streak, according to Bloomberg Billionaires. That rebound includes Cary's Jim Goodnight, who regains more than $200 million of his fortune. Meanwhile, Triangle stocks rebound as well led by Red Hat.
Monday's maniacal trading led to huge losses around the world's stock exchanges - and billionaires along with the common folk took big hits. Among the top losers? Jim Goodnight of SAS, whose fortune dwindled by $377.5 million, according to Bloomberg News' estimates.
CFOs and CEOs across America have complained about a stronger U.S. dollar creating "headwinds" this year. But another factor is hurting them big time now, both in the pocketbook and in doing business: The stock market plunge in China. Among those tech execs suffering big time is Jim Goodnight of SAS, according to Bloomberg news.
Forbes is out with a new "richest" list, this one focused exclusively on high tech. And Jim Goodnight along with John Sall - the co-founders of Cary-based SAS, crack the top 100. By the way, Goodnight is getting richer. Who is No. 1? Bill Gates.
SoarTriangle, the group recently formed to help female entrepreneurs negotiate the way to securing funding in order to grow their businesses, has landed another high-profile sponsor: SAS.
When it comes to services that clients can use for management of promotional campaigns across multiple channels, IBM and SAS lead the way, according to a new study from research firm Gartner. These services are a big ($400M) revenue producer for SAS. Why do IBM and SAS ranking highly? Our Insiders can get the details.
In a survey of 20,000 American workers, several technology and life science companies as well as other employers with strong North Carolina connections crack the top ranks of "Forbes' "America's Best Employers" list. Among them: Quintiles, SAS, Citrix, Google, Apple as well as three health systems and two universities.
Only two Triangle companies are ranked - again - on Fortune Magazine's "Best Companies to Work For" list. SAS makes the list every year and is No. 4 on the latest. But rising fast in consulting firm Kimley-Horn, which soared to 25th this year from 73rd. So why do employees rate the privately held firm so highly?
SAS, the world's largest privately owned software company, makes Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" in the U.S. once more. But the Cary firm fell two spots to No. 4 in the newest rankings. Kimley-Horn and Associates in Cary also makes the list.
More than 1,270 SAS employees participated in a 58-question survey about the company, and their feedback is a key reason why SAS is No. 4 on the list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" list. SAS has now made the list 18 times. So what did the workers have to say?
Jim Goodnight, co-founder and CEO of Cary-based SAS, is No. 177 on the list of the world's richest people as compiled by Forbes. His SAS co-founder John Sall comes in at No. 462. Bill Gates is richest on the list for the second straight year.
SAS is putting together a new group to focus on helping clients deal with financial risks, and the world's largest privately held software firm has promoted a recently hired banking executive to lead the new group.
Driven by strong growth in cloud computing-related data analytics and with the help of a growing number of partners, SAS drives revenues to a record high and extend its profitability for a 39th consecutive year. But currency "headwinds" - a weakening Euro and strengthening dollar - cut into what would have been an even better year, says a top SAS executive.
Teaming with SAS, the Town of Cary is utilizing software branded as "Aquastar" to constantly monitor water usage. The system benefits consumers and the Town with savings estimated at $10 million a year, Cary's finance director says.
Jared Dean is leaving a top spot at SAS where he was senior director of research and development to join Raleigh-based StepLeader as its chief technology officer. Why leave such a job at the world's largest privately held software company for a startup? We have the details for our WRAL TechWire Insiders.
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Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.
Jim Goodnight runs the world's largest privately held software company with more than $3 billion in revenues and operations from China to Latin America. Yet the billionaire founder of SAS continues to invest in jobs and in facilities at the company's Cary headquarters. On Tuesday, he unveiled the latest building - a massive structure named "Q" - and he talked about more jobs. So why build in N.C.? There are many reasons, perhaps none more than old-fashion loyalty.
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