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Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance launches collaboration network in Chile – GOV.UK

Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance launches collaboration network in Chile – GOV.UK

A group of UK experts visited Santiago in March 2019 to inaugurate a fintech collaboration network with the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UNECLAC). This was an outcome of an intense agenda of activities carried out in Chile last October by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF). This network […]

Lyft shares tumble as Uber readies IPO – Financial Times

Lyft shares tumble as Uber readies IPO – Financial Times

The rivalry between ride-sharing apps Uber and Lyft was moving to a new level of intensity on Wednesday, as Uber prepared to publish paperwork for an initial public offering that could value it at $100bn and newly-listed Lyft’s shares plunged further below their offer price. After a near-11 per cent fall on Wednesday, Lyft shares […]

Portugal: a European path out of austerity? – Financial Times

Portugal: a European path out of austerity? – Financial Times

Europe is still struggling to find a label for the new brand of socialism that has lifted Portugal’s fortunes over the past three and a half years. In the Portuguese media, the term “geringonça”, meaning “an odd contraption”, has stuck. Peter Mandelson, the British Labour peer, has suggested “the fourth way”. António Costa, the prime […]

Bank CEOs set for Capitol Hill grilling, tout 'searing experience' of financial crisis – Yahoo Finance

Bank CEOs set for Capitol Hill grilling, tout 'searing experience' of financial crisis – Yahoo Finance

America’s most prominent bank CEOs, preparing to be grilled by Congress this week, say their institutions are much safer in the ten years since the financial crisis, thanks in part to regulation. Big bank executives — including Citigroup’s (C) Michael Corbat, Bank of America’s (BAC) Brian Moynihan, JPMorgan Chase’s (JPM) Jamie Dimon, Goldman Sachs’s (GS) […]

OneUnited Bank Announces 9th Annual "I Got Bank" Youth Financial Literacy Contest – PRNewswire

OneUnited Bank Announces 9th Annual "I Got Bank" Youth Financial Literacy Contest – PRNewswire

Students from across the country between the ages of 8 and 12 are encouraged to read a financial literacy book of their choosing, and either write a 250-word essay or create an art project to show how they would apply what they learned from the book to their daily lives. Submissions must be emailed or […]

Chief of staff says Dems will 'never' see Trump tax returns – Yahoo Finance

Chief of staff says Dems will 'never' see Trump tax returns – Yahoo Finance

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats will “never” see President Donald Trump’s tax returns, said White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Sunday, as a new front opened in the confrontation between the administration and Congress. Mulvaney accused Democrats of engaging in a “political stunt” and wanting “attention” after the chairman of the House Ways and […]

Quilter looks to guide Lighthouse out of market doldrums – Financial Times

Quilter looks to guide Lighthouse out of market doldrums – Financial Times

Lighthouses are supposed to guide. But last week Lighthouse, the Aim-quoted financial planning business, was itself guided out of its junior market doldrums by its bigger FTSE 250 rival Quilter. Top investors snapped at Quilter’s offer to buy Lighthouse for £42m or 33p per share in cash. A few, though, huffed about the price, saying it […]

Commentary: How do we get people to vote? Let's try financial incentives – Press Herald

Commentary: How do we get people to vote? Let's try financial incentives – Press Herald

Most Americans are exhausted with partisanship and want government that works and that displays a willingness to compromise. But those without a strong attachment to a political party tend not to vote regularly, contributing to greater polarization. Americans might vote in presidential elections, when about 60 percent of eligible Americans vote. Yet fewer than half […]

The Financial Advisor Time Bomb – Oregon Business

The Financial Advisor Time Bomb – Oregon Business

The wealth management industry is working out ways to diversify its aging workforce. In 1982 Diane Gabriel was the only female financial advisor at the New Jersey branch of a brokerage firm she joined at the age of 21. In those days, only 10% of advisors were women. She ended up doing well, and after […]

Former Nissan Chief Arrested Again on New Financial Charges – VOA Learning English

Former Nissan Chief Arrested Again on New Financial Charges – VOA Learning English

Carlos Ghosn has been arrested for a fourth time in Japan on new charges of financial wrongdoing. He is the former chief of carmakers Nissan, Mitsubishi and Renault. Government lawyers say Ghosn was arrested at his home in Tokyo Thursday. He is accused of sending $5 million dollars that was meant for a car dealer […]