Monthly Archives: June 2022

Pritzker not happy about Griffin’s election losses

After defeating his billionaire nemesis Kenneth Griffin, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker said he was unhappy to see the hedge fund mogul’s list of Republican candidates go down the election tubes this week, including including Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin. As part of a declared bid to do ‘everything’ to defeat Pritzker’s …

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5 things to look for when a wine claims to be “sustainable”

Agroforestry at Château Anthonic Nathalie Coupel It’s a word consumers hear all the time: sustainable. The concept contains an element of responsibility and commitment – to the environment, to the community, to the people at work. When people hear the word sustainability they think of efforts to do more good …

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Perion reiterates its annual guidelines; Joins Apple in Privacy Crusade and Launches Massive Campaign for SORTTM –

Engaging a privacy-conscious audience with a viral short film to educate users about online privacy risks TEL AVIV & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Perion Network Ltd. (NASDAQ: PERI) (TASE: PERI) a global advertising technology company that provides holistic solutions across the three main pillars of digital advertising – ad search, social media …

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EXCLUSIVE: Experience One Not ASIC Registered Despite Winnings Appliances Link – channelnews

Experience ONE is a trading name that doesn’t exist according to ASIC records, but it hasn’t stopped a Brisbane-based custom installation company that markets using the name and whose executives have questionable experience running audiovisual companies, to enter into an agreement with Winnings Appliances to sell bespoke security, home automation …

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Why the inflationary surge in UK public finances is unlikely to last

Inflation was a boon for Rishi Sunak, increasing Britain’s tax revenue and reducing the country’s budget deficit, giving the Chancellor a windfall which he used to promise future tax cuts. But politicians, officials and economists don’t believe the good times will last. They predict that a combination of higher interest …

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Online Lending Market Outlook 2022 and Growth by Top Key Players – Upstart, Funding Circle, Prosper, CircleBack Lending – Designer Women

Online loan market A study by “Verified Market Reports” provides details on market dynamics affecting the Online Lending market, market scope, market segmentation and overlays on major market players, highlighting the favorable competitive landscape and the trends prevailing over the years. This Online Lending Market report provides details about recent …

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PPC pays off R1.2 billion of debt thanks to strong cash generation

JSE-listed cement maker PPC reported a 19% year-on-year improvement in free cash from operations to R1.2 billion for the year ended March 31. With the net proceeds from the sale of non-core assets, PPC was able to repay R1.2 billion of its debt during the year under review. Its debt …

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‘Sinked into the pockets of corrupt officials’: JLT Specialty fined over Colombian commissions – International – Insurance News

UK regulator the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined JLT Specialty £7.88 million ($14 million) for “lax controls” that led to commissions being paid as part of a trade deal in Colombia that ended up in ‘the pockets of corrupt officials’. The FCA says JLT Specialty – a provider of …

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The Benefits and Lure of Online Loan Application – CryptoMode

Life circumstances can make us need quick access to money for various purposes. Unfortunately, we don’t always have cash, but online loans can offer a lifeline. This popular financial tool has several advantages, and finding the best provider is essential. Get money fast When you urgently need quick access to …

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Big rate hikes needed as global stagflation risks loom, BIS warns

SINGAPORE – The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has warned that risks of global stagflation – a combination of high inflation and an economic slowdown – are “prevailing” due to high and volatile commodity prices, war in Ukraine and slowing growth in China. Central banks will need to act “quickly …

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FOREST PRODUCTS WORKERS VISIT CAPITOL HILL TO DISCUSS POLICIES AFFECTING MANUFACTURING JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT WHILE COMMEMORATING THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PULP AND PAPER RESOURCE COUNCIL

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — More than 70 U.S. workers employed in the U.S. forest products industry have descended washington d.c., this week and conducted about 365 visits with members of Congress. Their objective: to make elected officials aware of the impact of legislative and regulatory decisions on the …

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Protests force Eskom in South Africa to extend power cuts

June 24 (Reuters) – South Africa’s state-owned electricity company Eskom said it would be forced to extend power cuts on Friday and over the weekend as union protests linked to the stalled negotiations wages disrupt operations. The utility, which has struggled to meet power demand in Africa’s most industrialized nation …

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Renovation costs are rising. Could a personal loan help finance your home improvement project?

Are you a homeowner with renovations in mind? Have you been living on a construction site for a few months? You’re not alone. According to recent data from Houzz, renovation activity and spending have reached a three-year high. Almost half of the owners surveyed said they had renovated their home …

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Prioritize sweeping clean energy legislation – pv magazine USA

Passing the Build Back Better climate jobs and clean energy provisions is our best chance of achieving the necessary reductions and averting climate catastrophe; we just can’t wait any longer. June 23, 2022 Kevin Johnson and Odette Mucha With each passing day, the planet is warming and the window to …

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Recent Global Automated Teller Machines (TVM) Market Trends, In-Depth Analysis, Opportunities, Size and Forecast to 2030 – Instant Interview

The Automatic Teller Machines (TVM) market report contains point by point data on factors affecting interest, growth, opportunities, challenges and limitations. It gives detailed data on the design and prospects of global and territorial companies. In addition, the report stores information for research and improvement, new item shipments, reactions …

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Expansion financing helps small businesses grow faster

As your business grows, you may need financing to achieve your goals. Expansion financing refers to all types of financing used to grow your business. There is no one type of financing that is the best. Here we will cover the types of expansion financing that may be available and …

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Glastonbury Festival tickets could cost £78,000 in 50 years, research suggests

The Glastonbury Festival returns this week for the first time since before the Covid-19 pandemic. Tickets for this year’s event cost around £280, around half the average weekly wage in the UK, according to research. Although the festival is considered quite expensive, it is also known for its good value …

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SoftBank eyes additional London listing for Arm’s IPO

SoftBank considered listing Arm in New York, but the UK government is continuing efforts to get the company to list the semiconductor maker in London. From Nvidia [NVDA] dropped plans to acquire Arm after coming under pressure from UK and European regulators, chip designer owner SoftBank [9984.TYO]pondered the IPO in …

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[Monday Motivation] Married at 12, this widow overcame abuse and started her own business

[Monday Motivation] Married at 12, this widow overcame abuse and started her own business

Whenever adversity strikes, it is always accompanied by fear, uncertainty and grief. But it is the reaction to difficulties that determines the course of the life to come. For Joytan ByaOriginally from the village of Chunakhali in West Bengal, misfortune has always cast a shadow over his life. At 12, …

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The real minimum wage has fallen in most EU member states – Novinite.com

In a context of inflation which affects European countries, minimum salaried workers in 15 of the 21 Member States with a minimum wages recorded a decline in their wages in real terms between January 1, 2021 and January 1, 2022. This despite relatively large increases in nominal rates EU during …

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Our challenge is to honor and preserve Olmsted’s legacy

Advocacy needed for Public Lands Preservation Act With the pandemic, climate crisis and deepening political divisions, we have never needed our parks and forests more for respite, carbon capture and storage and common ground, as we are reminded. Malcolm Gay’s story of the legacy of Frederick Law Olmsted (“A Green …

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Lument Finance Trust Reports F

NEW YORK, May 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Lument Finance Trust, Inc. (NYSE: LFT) (“we”, “LFT” or “the Company”) today announced its results for the first quarter of 2022. GAAP net income attributable to common shareholders for the quarter was $1.8 millionWhere $0.05 per ordinary share. Distributable profit for the quarter …

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Small Payday Loans Online No Credit Check

Small payday loans online without a credit check Get 100% cash advance online even with bad credit. The best service for fast loans! Loans A credit check can sometimes be applied to some payday loans as well. A credit check is generally not required for many payday loans, but may …

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Here’s what the Fed’s rate hike means for your paycheck

San Francisco CNN Business — American workers saw their wages climb faster than at any time since the mid-1980s. But inflation rose so quickly that workers actually took a pay cut instead. Every time inflation rises, it eats into workers’ wages and eats away at their bank accounts. And this …

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As coal mines close, miners in Silesia face an uncertain future

In Silesia, Poland, the largest mining region in Europe, mine closures are looming. The European Green Deal aims to reduce CO2 emissions by 55% by 2030 and achieve climate neutrality by 2050. But for this energy transition to be just, the decarbonisation process must guarantee the rights and means of …

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How to Improve Small Business Cash Flow

(BPT) – The past few years have been tough for America’s 32.5 million small businesses, according to the US Small Business Administration (SBA). They have faced great challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic, labor shortages and rising inflation. These companies, which account for 43.5% of gross domestic product, are also …

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The trucking industry at a crossroads in 2022

The trucking industry is much more in the public eye today than it has been in recent years. As a critical link in the supply chain, trucking has been a hot topic in the media throughout the pandemic. All of this attention means that truck driving as a profession is …

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Huawei and Informa Tech Hosted the Africa Green ICT 2022 Webinar to Light Up a Sustainable Africa

As the world works towards carbon neutrality, many African countries have accelerated the energy transition by integrating renewable energy targets into their national energy plans and adopting innovative energy solutions. ICT innovation plays a key role in green growth by Africa. As a leader in ICT innovations, Huawei focuses on …

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Small Business Debt Limit Raised, Crypto Exec Can’t Drop Case

By Vince Sullivan (June 14, 2022, 6:17 p.m. EDT) – Congress has moved to permanently raise the debt ceiling for small business Chapter 11 cases, a former investment firm executive in cryptocurrency cannot drop its own bankruptcy case and a bankrupt hotel company has asked to deny a $6 million …

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Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Opposition Leader Peter Dutton get a pay rise for weeks in their new jobs

Opposition Leader Peter Dutton, who receives base salary and an 85% charge, will see his annual income before allowances rise to $401,561. The President and Senate Speaker’s salary will rise to $379,855 before allowances, while Greens leader Adam Bandt will earn $314,737 from July 1. Presidents receive a 75% charge …

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OPTICAL CABLE CORP Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations (Form 10-Q)

Forward-looking information This Form 10-Q may contain certain forward-looking information within the meaning of the federal securities laws. The forward-looking information may include, among other information, (i) statements concerning our outlook for the future, (ii) statements of belief, anticipation or expectation, (iii) future plans, strategies or anticipated events, and (iv) …

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ALP sits idle while capitalists trash living standards

If you want a model of society that puts profits before people, Australia at the moment wouldn’t be a bad place to start. Matt Grudnoff, senior economist at the Australia Institute, last month described the recent slump in living standards as “Australia’s biggest real wage destruction since records began”. The …

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Online Loans Market Size and Forecast to 2029

Los Angeles, USA,-The research study presented here is an excellent compilation of various types of analysis of significant aspects of the global online loans market. Through devilishly researched analysis and Porter’s Five Forces analysis, it provides an in-depth explanation of the strengths and weaknesses of the global Online Lending Market …

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GREIF, INC: Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Settlement FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (Form 8-K)

Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition. On June 8, 2022, Greif, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release (the “Results Release”) announcing the financial results for its second quarter ended April 30, 2022. The full text of the earnings release is provided as Exhibit 99.1 to this current …

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May Consumer Price Index Report: Inflation Rises Again

Travel is not getting cheaper. Strong demand after two years of pandemic shutdowns and other factors pushed up already high airfare and hotel prices last month, both hitting record highs. Flight prices in May were up almost 13% from the previous month and almost 38% from May 2021. Hotel prices …

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Why the Internet Needs Crawl Neutrality

Today, a single company, Google, controls nearly all of the world’s access to information on the Internet. Their monopoly in search means for billions of people, their gateway to knowledge, to products, and to their exploration of the Web is in the hands of a single company. Most agree that …

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Inflation’s ‘fun’ period was far too brief

Placeholder while loading article actions Consumer confidence has plummeted, with the widely-watched University of Michigan confidence index at its lowest since 2011. This is incongruous with the labor market being very hot. The last time confidence was this low, the unemployment rate was 9% and people were worried about the …

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Cabral on Jail Calls Amendment, Budget Wins for New Bedford

One of the most discussed issues during this year’s budget debate in Beacon Hill was how the Legislature would respond to the recent Supreme Court Judicial decision that reaffirmed the ability of county sheriff’s departments to generate income by collecting charges for prison appeals. This authority, though granted by state …

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In Japan, April real wages fall the most in four months as inflation jumps

TOKYO, June 7 (Reuters) - Japan's real wages posted the largest drop in four months in April, the government said on Tuesday, as a surge in inflation eclipsed a rise in nominal wages, eroding workers' purchasing power. The report highlights the challenge policymakers face as they seek to soften the …

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Award-Winning Financial Services Company Expands Line of Credit Services to the State of Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA – 05/31/2022 (PR Distribution™) – May 27, 2022 — Nashville-based financial services company Financial Advance announced that it is expanding its line of credit services to Louisiana residents through an online portal. Advance Financial offers flexible, small-amount, open-ended lines of credit that customers apply for once …

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Live UK policy updates: Johnson’s vote result revealed at 9pm as opposition to PM mounts

Nadine Dorries at the Platinum Pageant in London on Sunday. Britain’s Culture Secretary has accused former Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt of trying to ‘destabilize’ the country ©Getty Images UK Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries has turned on former Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt after calling on fellow Tories to impeach the Prime …

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Consumer inflation data, Amazon stock split, Yellen testimony tops week ahead

Marc Lopresti, co-CEO of Strategic Funds, and Evan Sohn, CEO of Recruiting.com, unpack the state of the economy and its impact on hiring following strong employment reports in May. Consumer inflation will be a major economic concern this coming week, along with another round of corporate earnings and what could …

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More companies paid their employees a higher salary in 2021. But can this continue?

After the worst recession on record in 2020, Singapore’s economy rebounded strongly in 2021, growing by 7.6%. Despite the need to manage COVID-19 safe management measures and supply chain disruptions, businesses and employees benefited in 2021. To learn more about how employees were paid in 2021, we reviewed MOM’s recently …

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A 10% duty imposed on Chinese oil

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday imposed a 10% regulatory duty on the import of petroleum products from China after a massive 673% increase in duty-free imports to 250 billion rupees this year with a loss of revenue of 25 billion rupees under the guise of the China-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA). …

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Millions of Klarna customers will see payment history on this month’s credit report

Purchase and payment service Klarna will start reporting the use of Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) products to UK credit reference agencies from this month. It will flag consumer purchases paid on time, late payments and unpaid purchases for “pay in 30” and “pay in three” orders placed on or …

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Labor Party says low-paid workers should not ‘roll back’ as it backs 5.1% pay rise | Australian economy

Labor has called on the Fair Work Commission to ensure low-paid workers are not “rolled back” due to rising rates of inflation, backing a minimum wage increase of at least 5, 1% and ignoring suggestions that this would lead to further inflationary pressure. Employment Minister Tony Burke said the new …

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EU energy policy official says reliance on Russian oil has left Europe open to ‘blackmail’

The EU’s energy policy official said reliance on Russian oil has left Europe open to “blackmail”. Kadri Simson, EU Energy Commissioner, appeared before a panel of the Oireachtas to answer questions amid the energy crisis sparked by war in Ukraine. This week the EU forged a compromise that will see …

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Email scam warning issued as fraudsters impersonate government and make a tempting offer

A dangerous scam email circulating on the internet has caught the attention of the UK’s National Fraud and Cybercrime Reporting Centre. Action Fraud has received hundreds of recent reports of a fraudulent message allegedly from HMRC making an irresistible offer. The email informs potential targets that HMRC owes them money …

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Giving and Local Government: The Basics of Giving and Receiving

June 2, 2022 by Eric Lowell Category: Financial report , Donation of public funds MRSC receives a number of questions each year regarding donations to and from local governments. This blog will look at two big questions: how a local government can receive donations and how a local government can …

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The UAE MoEI in collaboration with Fichte & Co. organizes the first ever P&I Roundtable

Al Malek: Over the years, P&I Clubs in the UAE have played a major role in the well-being of our industry and the continuity of business operations by reducing liabilities and providing increased financial security Form : Our findings show that insurance premiums represent more than 30% of a shipowner’s …

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Fed’s subdued inflation forecast needs explaining

Placeholder while loading article actions For Federal Reserve officials looking to get inflation under control, the outlook has certainly improved in recent weeks. First, inflation has peaked. In particular, goods price inflation is declining as supply chain disruptions ease and demand shifts toward services and away from goods. And even …

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World Economic Forum 2022: World leaders pledge to green their economies

As Davos hosted the World Economic Forum after a two-year hiatus caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, a time that forced a shift to profitable hybrid working models, it was imperative that world leaders and businesses reflect to the crucial issue of sustainability. The ongoing war in Ukraine has added …

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