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PX column: Time's up for Jeff Pastor's campaign finance report. Is an investigation coming?

PX column: Time's up for Jeff Pastor's campaign finance report. Is an investigation coming?

CLOSE Questions raised about Cincinnati Councilman Jeff Pastor’s relationship with businessman Charles Shor. Wochit Buy Photo Cincinnati City Councilman Jeff Pastor(Photo: Kareem Elgazzar/The Enquirer)Buy Photo Time’s up for Jeff Pastor, who continues to kick the can on his campaign finance reports more than eight months after his surprise election to Cincinnati City Council. Clearly, it’s […]

Morning Brief: US slaps tariffs on $200B more in Chinese imports

Morning Brief: US slaps tariffs on $200B more in Chinese imports

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 What to watch today President Donald Trump late Tuesday released a new list of $200 billion in additional Chinese imports that would be hit with tariffs. The 200-page list of items includes consumer goods such as handbags and clothing. Expect investors to track any reaction in overseas markets, with this potentially […]

Finance Department at risk of big-impact cyberattack, say internal documents

Finance Department at risk of big-impact cyberattack, say internal documents

OTTAWA — A newly released internal analysis says the federal Finance Department faces a moderate risk of a cyberattack that could deliver a significant blow to its ability to carry out some crucial government operations. Finance, like other federal departments, publicly discloses a handful of its corporate risks — but a list obtained by The […]

Russia's Finance Ministry Warns Of Another Price Collapse

Russia's Finance Ministry Warns Of Another Price Collapse

If prices remain at their current level, another collapse could be around the corner, the Russian Finance Ministry has warned in a report, cited by Sputnik. According to the report, the long-term equilibrium price level for crude oil is currently around US$50-60 a barrel, but actual prices are substantially higher than that and “the current […]

Finance committee to consider Sea Island bike trail

Finance committee to consider Sea Island bike trail

Potential funding for a sidewalk and bike trail along Sea Island Road on St. Simons Island is on the agenda for the Glynn County Finance Committee’s Tuesday meeting. Plans for the bike trail were drawn up years ago, Public Works Director Dave Austin said in the proposal write-up. In the proposal, Austin said now might […]

Finance Ministry expects inflation to slow over next months

Finance Ministry expects inflation to slow over next months

“June’s 4% inflation exceeds the Finance Ministry’s spring forecast mostly due to the higher than expected prices of energy, or fuel and electricity. June’s inflation will remain the year’s highest, and inflation can be expected to decelerate over the next few months mainly because of a decrease in the contribution of tax measures, as the increase […]

6 banking and finance jobs that will pay a fortune – but don't exist yet

6 banking and finance jobs that will pay a fortune – but don't exist yet

HSBC has released a new report which offers a glimpse into the future of a career in banking, predicting six surprising new types of jobs and how the role of people will evolve in the workforce. “Many of the roles and job titles of tomorrow are unknown to us today,” said Josh Bottomley, global head […]

Banking royal commission: Finance program helps Aboriginal people vulnerable to scams

Banking royal commission: Finance program helps Aboriginal people vulnerable to scams

By Kate Ashton Posted July 07, 2018 08:52:37 Photo: The government access point and only phone and internet service in remote Urapunga. (Supplied: Jonathon Louth) One person paid $52,000 for an $18,000 car at an interest rate of 35 per cent. It’s just one of many financial scams perpetrated against Aboriginal people living in remote […]

Clarification on council finance allegations

Clarification on council finance allegations

The Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance today released a pamphlet containing a number allegations regarding Auckland Council Group’s finances and spending. The claims in the pamphlet are presented without context and in many cases are misleading. Below is the much needed clarity in response to the claims made. Auckland Council RevenueThe increase in council’s revenue over the past five […]

New financial apps demystify investing for Latinos

New financial apps demystify investing for Latinos

NEW YORK — Carlos Garcia was three years into his first job in technology at Merrill Lynch when he first learned what a 401K retirement savings account was. He was floored when he learned that a colleague had already saved $30,000 in three years, and the company had matched it. The concept of making money […]