Salt Lake economy firing on all pistons

[ad_1] SALT LAKE CITY – Again, when it comes to the strong muscles of its economy, Salt Lake City exceeds its weight compared to other American cities. Salt Lake Chamber President and CEO Derek Miller joined Inside Sources host Boyd Matheson on Friday to break down a new Wall Street …

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Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers Adds 2 New Locations in Utah

[ad_1] Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers will open two locations in Utah this summer, the company said in an April 13 press release emailed to Deseret News. The chicken fingers chain will debut in Utah with a restaurant in southern Jordan opening on June 8 and a second location in Provo …

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Dwyane Wade Joins Utah Jazz Ownership Group

[ad_1] SALT LAKE CITY – Dwyane Wade is an NBA owner. The Utah Jazz announced on Friday that the 13-time NBA all-star will join the youngest group of owners in the league. The group is led by tech entrepreneur Ryan Smith, who, along with his wife, Ashley, acquired a controlling …

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Washington Co. School District Joins Campaign to Prevent Suicide in Utah

[ad_1] WASATCH, Utah (ABC4) – This month, the Wasatch County School District is partnering with Live On in hopes of raising awareness about suicide prevention. To further advocate, the district will host various events that will be available to the entire Utah community. Research shows that the potential mental health …

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Celebrity’s Soul Food, “The New Managers of Soul Food”, unveils menu for national rollout of 200 stores

[ad_1] Beverly Hills, California (RestaurantNews.com) Celebrity Soul Food®, the country’s fastest growing soul food chain, recently announced key menu selections that will be featured in new open locations across the country. The restaurant brand serves premium soul cuisine prepared fresh and using high quality ingredients. Celebrity’s is also making history …

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Utah ski resorts look to this summer and next ski season

[ad_1] (KUTV) – All the resorts in Utah are in their last days of the season and survived without any closures or outbreaks related to COVID. Now they turn their attention to this summer. “I think we can all rejoice in hiking and biking and recreating safely outdoors,” said Alison …

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Why are the jobs not filled with so many unemployed people in the Utah economy?

[ad_1] Despite a record number of claims for Utahn unemployment benefits each week, some companies are struggling to find workers to fill the vacancies. Vernon Hanssen, CEO and co-owner of Gourmandise, a gourmet bakery and café based in Salt Lake City, said finding candidates for hire in the food and …

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Social media react to Dwyane Wade joining the Utah Jazz Ownership Group

[ad_1] SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Chris Paul, Magic Johnson, Gabrielle Union, Ryan Smith and more shared their thoughts and excitement after NBA legend Dwyane Wade became part-owner of Utah Jazz. Wade joined Smith and the Jazz Ownership Group on Friday April 16. After the news broke, the three-time NBA …

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Mr. Charlie’s Chicken Fingers Steps Up The Game On Southern Food

[ad_1] Taste Utah visits Mr. Charlie’s Chicken Fingers in Murray to talk about their roots in the South and the food they have to offer. Bartley is the owner and he was raised in Auburn, AL where southern comfort and hospitality is a way of life and food is a …

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Rep. Chris Stewart: Democratic ‘COVID-19 relief’ won’t let Utah cut taxes

[ad_1] With the signing of the Democrats’ $ 1.9 trillion expansive COVID-19 relief bill, they did something they couldn’t achieve on Election Day: control all 50 state legislatures. Placing these legislatures under the direct control of Congress violates the Supreme Court’s anti-requisition doctrine. But they did it anyway. For Utah, …

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US bailout to boost AZ senior nutrition programs

[ad_1] Meal programs for the elderly are often underfunded at the best of times, but when the pandemic hit Arizona and other states, the demand for nutritional assistance grew rapidly, pushing the budgets of many groups. social services at the breaking point. But that may change, since Congress passed the …

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The stage is set for Romney to act on climate change

[ad_1] My future and that of the planet depend on it. (Screenshot via Grabien) Senator Mitt Romney appears on “Meet the Press” on December 20, 2020. By Aarushi Verma | Special at The Tribune | April 16, 2021, 4:30 p.m. Our growing clean energy economy – like much of the …

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School meals are the most nutritious in the country, study finds

[ad_1] In this edition of 5 Things, Food Management highlights five things you may have missed recently about developments affecting on-site catering. Here’s your list for today: School meals are the most nutritious in the country, study finds Related: School Nutrition Trends: 17 Bright Ideas From Real Life; how Chicago’s …

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Utah Governor Spencer Cox Plans To Focus On These 3 Things Over His Next 100 Days

[ad_1] With the legislative session behind him and the Utah vaccine rollout well underway, here’s what Cox will look to. (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Governor Spencer Cox is holding a media availability at the Salt Lake City Capitol on Friday, March 5, 2021, the last day of …

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Spring play: what you need to know

[ad_1] We are getting closer to football in its natural state! Saturday’s Spring Game at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium! Kick-off will take place at 2 p.m. If you’ve already claimed your tickets, don’t forget to download them. If you still need tickets, you can claim them for free, here. …

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Utah tax collections jumped by more than $ 1.5 billion, with billions more in federal spending going to the state

[ad_1] Utah lawmakers plan special session in May to distribute billions of dollars in federal coronavirus aid (Rick Bowmer | AP) Republican Mike Schultz at the Utah State Capitol in February 2020. A special session is scheduled for May 2021 to distribute additional income to taxpayers. | April 16, 2021 …

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New study reveals problem with airborne microplastics

[ad_1] While microplastics research previously focused on the impact on rivers and oceans, a new study highlights the growing threat of airborne microplastics. Plastic is not new, but the result of decades of accumulation in the environment. Scientists consider plastic pollution one of the “the most pressing environmental and social …

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What is the infrastructure? It’s a matter of gender, to begin with

[ad_1] A recent tweet New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand – with her reams of sneaky answers – is currently summing up a key infrastructure divide in Washington. Paid leave is an infrastructure.Child care is an infrastructure.Caregiving is infrastructure. – Kirsten Gillibrand (@SenGillibrand) April 7, 2021 “Paid leave is an infrastructure. …

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Students help Governor Cox and Lieutenant Governor Henderson celebrate their first 100 days in office

[ad_1] Details Written by Holly richardson Category: Featured Articles Created: 15 April 2021 The Cox-Henderson administration marked its first 100 days in office by visiting students from Morgan Elementary, Morgan Middle School and Morgan High School. Governor Spencer Cox, Lieutenant Governor Deidre Henderson and First Lady Abby Cox met with …

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Tax Day: IRS Extends 2020 Tax and Payment Filing Date from April 15, 2021 to May 17, 2021

[ad_1] PHILADELPHIA – April 15 falls on Thursday this week. Normally, of course, this would be the day your taxes are due. But there has been nothing normal over the past year. The good news is you’ll have one more month to file your 2020 return. But the filing deadline …

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Equity and diversity among the keys to economic success in Utah, according to a panel

[ad_1] For the Beehive State to maintain its current level of economic prosperity, ensuring that people of various circumstances have the opportunity to participate in that success will be key, a panel of Utah leaders said on Wednesday. Research by the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute showed that in 2015, …

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Utah could be weeks away from lifting COVID-19 restrictions

[ad_1] SALT LAKE CITY – Utah could be weeks away from lifting long-standing health restrictions put in place by the COVID-19 pandemic. The law project, dubbed the “COVID-19 endgame”, will begin to end public health orders once the state meets certain criteria for virus cases, hospitalizations and vaccinations. Right now, …

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Teacher retention peaked in five years, despite concerns the pandemic has driven out

[ad_1] Despite worries that the pandemic would alienate many teachers and exacerbate a teacher shortage in the state, more Utah teachers have stayed in their jobs this year than they have in the past five years, according to data from the State Board of Education of the ‘Utah. Malia Hite, …

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A look at Governor Cox’s progress during his first 100 days in office

[ad_1] SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – It’s been 100 days since Spencer J. Cox took office as 18e Governor of Utah. “I think the Governor and Lieutenant Governor could not be happier,” Governor Cox Director of Communications Jennifer Napier-Pearce told ABC4. “Obviously, COVID-19 is our top priority and it took …

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DE Shaw’s 180 MW solar projects in Utah will support Facebook data centers

[ad_1] DE Shaw Renewable Investments“(DESRI) 180 MWac solar projects at Cove Mountain in Iron County, Utah have started commercial operation. Cove Mountain and Cove Mountain 2 have entered into long-term PPAs with PacifiCorp on behalf of Facebook, providing its data center operations with new solar resources. Swinerton Renewable Energy builds …

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Zions Bancorporation announces its intention to adopt AMERIBOR® as the benchmark rate in numerous commercial loan agreements

[ad_1] SALT LAKE CITY – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Zions Bancorporation (NASDAQ: ZION) today announced its intention to adopt AMERIBOR® as a replacement index for the London Inter-Bank Offered Rate (LIBOR) for the majority of its non-syndicated commercial loans currently indexed to the LIBOR. LIBOR is being phased out globally, and …

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Utah business owners grapple with staff shortage despite higher employment rate

[ad_1] HURRICANE, Utah (ABC4) – In southern Utah, several service business owners tell ABC4 they’re struggling to keep up with the spring break crows and are experiencing a staff shortage. Yet officials from the state’s Department of Manpower Services say there has in fact been an increase in this sector …

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South Dakota is rich in fossil history

[ad_1] Okay, maybe these aren’t real dinosaur claw marks in petrified wood, but that would be a good idea, right? For those who are serious history buffs, some may know the famous T-Rex skeleton named Sue which was found here in South Dakota near the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation; which …

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Utah truck driver pleads guilty to paying bribes

[ad_1] [Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] A Utah man pleaded guilty to paying $ 490,000 in bribes between 2012 and 2019 in order to direct $ 24 million in business to the trucking operations he founded. Hubert Ugarte, 52, of Draper, Utah, also earlier …

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Restaurants on the radar | idahofallsmagazine.com

[ad_1] Idaho Falls is a hotspot for new and growing businesses, family and otherwise. Despite the calamity of the pandemic, our local businesses have always been supported by the community, and new places to dine have continued to appear. Here are some new and reopened establishments near you. 1. Cast …

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Utah trucking owner admits bribing FedEx manager and defrauding PPP loan scheme

[ad_1] A former owner of a Utah trucking company has pleaded guilty in federal court to bribing a former FedEx Ground manager as part of a payment scheme to gamble for lucrative contracts and to defrauding the PPP loan program. Hubert Ivan Ugarte, 52, of Draper, Utah, pleaded guilty to …

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Utah trucking company owner pleads guilty to bribery with FedEx

[ad_1] The owner of a Utah trucking company pleaded guilty to his role in two separate fraud schemes last week in federal court. Hubert Ivan Ugarte, 52, of Draper, Utah, initially pleaded guilty to a federal corruption case involving the acquisition of shipping routes under contract with FedEx Ground worth …

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The famous Dave’s express launch models

[ad_1] Famous Dave’s, a 134-unit barbecue concept owned by BBQ Holding’s, is bringing its “Quick ‘Que” online counter and service prototypes to Las Vegas and Salt Lake City. The Las Vegas site – an online service model – will open in June at 4480 Paradise Road, a few blocks from …

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Local and International Cuisine Make Utah Valley a Foodie’s Heaven: 8 Must-Do Options

[ad_1] With over 900 different restaurants, including 100 food trucks, Utah County is where you’ll find award-winning foods often made with locally sourced ingredients, Explores Utah Valley says. Whatever your mood, whether it’s Indian food or fried chicken, Utah Valley has it. There are over 28 international food cultures represented, …

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Glenn Mendiola Obituary (1964-2021) – Roy, UT

[ad_1] Glenn Aguon Mendiola was called home by Heavenly Father on March 24, 2021 at the age of 57. He was born on March 12, 1964 in Tamuning, Guam to + Elias Cruz and + Rosa Aguon Mendiola. Glenn was a man of many talents. In his own words, he …

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Utah gets two new state parks, including one named for Utahraptor

[ad_1] Over 40 states of Utah parks, from Antelope Island to Goblin Valley, bear witness to the region’s fascinating and diverse landscapes. Now like Travel + Leisure reports, the state adds two more: Utahraptor State Park and Lost Creek State Park. the bill, signed into law by Utah Gov. Spencer …

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Cache Valley Bank senior vice president bids farewell after 44 years serving southern Utah

[ad_1] Composite image. Background photo of the Tabernacle branch of Cache Valley Bank in St. George, Utah, date unspecified. Inset image of Sheldon T. Banks, outgoing senior vice president of Cache Valley Bank, date and location unspecified | Photo courtesy of Cache Valley Bank, St. George News CONTRIBUTED CONTENT – …

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Man allegedly set fire to propane tanks on I-90 near Frenchtown

[ad_1] At around 3 a.m. on Saturday, law enforcement responded to a report of a large fire on Interstate 90 near Frenchtown. When MPs arrived, they observed an active fire burning in the middle of the two eastbound lanes and a large number of vehicles backed up in traffic. The …

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Patricia Stella Fullwood and David Freeman Fullwood | Obituary

[ad_1] Patricia Stella Fullwood and David Freeman Fullwood Patricia Stella Fullwood born to Emma Garcia and Dani Romero in Durango, Colorado on August 28, 1945 passed away peacefully in her sleep with her daughter on Sunday March 14, 2021, at the age of 75. She was better known as Patsy, …

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COVID-19 PPP loan applications due March 31

[ad_1] WINDOW ROCK, Arizona. The American Rescue Plan Act, which was enacted last week, invested an additional $ 7.5 billion in the popular Paycheck Protection Program, including expanding eligibility to nonprofits and digital news services. But time is running out to apply. Applications must be submitted by March 31, when …

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Suning Upsets Top Esports to Advance to ‘League Of Legends’ Global Finals

Suning is in the final at home. Riot Games Inc. via Getty Images In one of the most shocking results of the League of Legends 2020 World Championship, Suning beat Top Esports 3-1 in the semi-finals earlier today. The win means the Chinese third seed will now play against Damwon …

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Fortnite’s DC Joker “Last Laugh” Skin Pack is live now, during its Marvel Season

Fortnite Epic I don’t know if Fortnite’s Marvel season was supposed to last this long, but it continues and now overlaps with a comic rival in a fun way. Epic just put the DC skin pack, the Last Laugh set, now online at the end of its Marvel-centric season. It’s …

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Coronavirus in India: 8 million women beneficiaries receive cash benefits

Women and the elderly have started to benefit from the relief measures announced by the Modi government. About 40% (around 8 crore) of the 20 crore female beneficiaries of Jan Dhan schemes have already received payment worth Rs 500 each. The Center started crediting the first installment of Rs 500 …

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How To Negotiate A Medical Bill Without Going Into Debt | Latin post

By Ernest Hamilton First published: March 15, 2021 10:27 a.m. EDT As people in the United States face ever-escalating medical bills, a little negotiation can reduce your debt. Before the coronavirus pandemic, more than 137 million Americans struggling with rising health care costs. Now more than a year into the …

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Pag-IBIG Fund approves cash loans worth 716 million pesos to over 37,900 members during ECQ

The Pag-IBIG Fund has so far approved cash loan applications from 37,901 members affected by community quarantine, senior officials announced recently. “To support the government’s efforts and in line with President Duterte’s directives to take care of the welfare of our fellow Filipinos, especially during this pandemic, we have approved …

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Want a home loan? Be a spending model for three months before applying

One of Preshaw’s recent clients, Jessica, earns about $90,000 a year. She is single, has no dependents and lives in a three-bedroom apartment in the eastern suburbs of Sydney. Granted, Jessica’s reported living expenses aren’t marginal, but Preshaw said the bank was relentless in validating her living expenses statement. After …

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FIRST US BANCSHARES, INC. DECLARE A CASH DIVIDEND

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, May 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — First US Bancshares, Inc. (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: FUSB) today announced that the Company’s Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.03 per share. The dividend is payable on July 1, 2020 to shareholders of record at the close of business …

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In the midst of a crisis, Hezbollah “banks” a lifeline for some and a boon for a terrorist group

BEIRUT, Lebanon — When Lebanon’s financial meltdown began in late 2019, Hassan Shoumar was stripped of his dollar savings like everyone else in the country as banks cracked down on capital controls. But the young engineer had an alternative. He could still withdraw the dollars from his account at the …

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Israeli government wants changes to El Al in exchange for funding

News emerged overnight confirming that Israel’s El Al had secured $400 million in funding from the Israeli government. But it’s not money for nothing. Funds will only be disbursed if El Al meets certain conditions. The government wants changes at Israel’s national airline, arguing that El Al’s problems predate those …

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Rise of money apps threatens to undermine Irish banks

It’s been 35 years since banks here started going computerized – and the talk of a cashless future has really begun. However, the banking sector has changed much less than you would have imagined since then. As a country, we’re still fairly dependent on cash – and checks – and …

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Amigo Loans hit by rise in customer complaints – The Irish Times

Lender Amigo Loans warned on Monday that it was struggling to cope with a growing wave of customer complaints, forcing it to delay its annual results and set aside additional cash to deal with the backlog. The loan shark began lending in the Irish market in February last year, targeting …

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Grand Slam economy is different but it too needs oxygen: ATP chief

Holding Grand Slam tournaments in expensive bio-bubbles may not be sustainable for a second season despite the financial advantage the majors enjoy over other tournaments, ATP chief Andrea Gaudenzi told Reuters. The sport’s big four tournaments have not been immune to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, with Wimbledon canceled …

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Builders call on government to introduce $40,000 uncapped grant for building new homes

That’s according to new economic modeling commissioned by Master Builders Australia, which found that an uncapped grant of $40,000 for building new homes would create an additional 14,000 new homes and restore most construction jobs. lost since the start of COVID-19. In addition to the grant, the stimulus would include …

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Crédit Agricole issues a special rebate

March 16, 2021 Getty Images Farm Credit Illinois said Monday a one-time preseason distribution of $10 million was being delivered this week to co-op members. An additional $30 million will be disbursed to members in mid-June as the traditional annual cash patronage and $2.7 million patronage will be distributed separately …

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Normandy car dealership owners charged with wire fraud and other crimes

A federal grand jury this week indicted three Norman residents who co-own Big Red Sports/Imports of Norman and four other car dealerships, alleging they conspired to commit wire fraud to obtain “millions of dollars in product from loans” from banks, credit unions and auto finance lenders. Bobby Chris Mayes, 28, …

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Cottage Industry Grows to Support Maine’s New Recreational Marijuana Market

A group of lawyers, accountants, insurers and real estate agents have been expecting big returns since adult-use marijuana sales began in Maine on October 9 as businesses seek professional help to navigate the complicated new market. Where they had previously been reluctant to tout their “green business” clientele in Maine, …

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India’s niche lending market hasn’t been this quiet in 14 years

Indian bank lending is drying up in an important niche market for lower-rated companies. There has been only one deal in the syndicated rupiah market since April 1, of around 40 billion rupees ($530 million), putting this quarter on track for the lowest tally in fourteen years. This compares to …

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Lufthansa: impressive cash and liquidity management (OTCMKTS: DLAKF)

In a previous report, I took a look at the fleet plans of the Lufthansa Group (OTCQX:DLAKF). What I pointed out is that the fleet plan that was presented in the discussion and management presentation makes a lot of sense, but the actual fleet plan as communicated in the annual …

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Wall Street interns find creative ways to impress bosses on Zoom

(Bloomberg) — It’s hard enough for interns and junior employees to make a good impression on their Wall Street bosses in the best of times. Try to project an aura of future indispensability during a Zoom call with 15 other faces on screen. The limitations of working from home during …

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The provident program spells the end of the local home lender

If your case for social license is that you provide a vital service to those who need it most, then cutting off customers when the going gets tough rather undermines your case. Provident Financial wants clear customer complaints related to its home loans in a plan of arrangement, capping its …

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Another online money lending racket broke out in Hyderabad; Chinese national, 3 other detainees

Cyberabad police in Hyderabad on Friday busted another online money lending racket and arrested four people including a Chinese national, in addition to freezing a bank account with deposits of Rs 2 crore. Among those arrested were Yi Bai alias Dennis, a Delhi resident and originally from Jiangxi in Shanghai, …

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Duluth man faces federal charges of identity theft and COVID-19 relief program – Reuters

A Duluth man accused of carrying out “extensive” identity theft and a COVID-19 relief program has been federally charged with 16 counts. Jared John Fiege, 34, was already facing a slew of state charges for allegedly stealing the identities of about two dozen people, fraudulently obtaining more than $200,000 from …

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Joe Biden had that impeachment thing that was golden, but Hunter Biden blows it away – Chicago Tribune

Isn’t it strange that Joe Biden and the Democrats somehow forgot to use their ultimate weapon against President Donald Trump in this campaign? How to describe this super weapon? A Chicago Democratic political crook pardoned by Trump might say Joe’s got something and it’s golden: Trump’s impeachment in December 2019, …

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Indonesia’s fintech lending boom exploits lack of bank lending

By Fransiska Nangoy, Tabita Diela JAKARTA (Reuters) – Fintech companies, offering loans of just a few hundred dollars, are seeing an increase in lending in Indonesia, where tens of millions of people have little or no access to bank credit, which contributes to alleviating a financing gap estimated at more …

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Thailand’s biggest loan takes shape

By Prakash Chakravarti, Dog Mi Wong, PLC * Loans: Three guarantee CP Group’s $10.6 billion purchase of Tesco Asia MUMBAI/HONG KONG, March 13 (LPC) — Three banks are providing a bridge loan of around $7.5 billion to Thai billionaire Dhanin Chearavanont’s Charoen Pokphand Group after it won the battle for …

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British Honey Company buys Union Distillers

Honey spirits brand The British Honey Company (BHC) has agreed to acquire Leicestershire-based Union Distillers, producer of the Two Birds brand, for £8million. The agreement consists of an initial consideration of £8 million and an additional consideration of up to £2 million to be topped up with a combination of …

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How a coin shortage precipitated a depression in 15th-century England

It is a disaster! All major city lenders are cutting spending or refusing to lend outright. The big players go bankrupt. Foreign markets are collapsing. Regional distributors cannot obtain sufficient credit. Goods pile up in warehouses. People are asking Parliament for a major injection of funds. New restrictive and even …

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Freeways win, local streets left ‘in the dust’ by Whitmer’s $3.5 billion highways plan

Whitmer also outlined plans to enshrine popular elements of the federal Affordable Care Act into Michigan law and create a legislative task force to tackle high prescription drug prices. She also unveiled an initiative to helping parents navigate the state’s new third-grade reading law. The highways proposal was the most …

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Phil Falcone really knows how to get the hell out of a Warhol

Despite having just sold a house for nearly $80 million, former hedge fund manager Phil Falcone is apparently cash-strapped. This is to some extent understandable, because pigs playing the piano don’t just feed themselves, and also the $70 million in settlements that Falcone has achieved over the past two years …

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How to Pay for UNC Chapel Hill: Student Aid and Loan Options

September 17, 2020August 24, 2022pay for collegeFeatured, Student Loans852Kat TretinaJamie YoungSEO Updated September 17, 2020 Note that the government has suspended all repayments on federally held student loans until the end of 2022, with no interest to be charged during that time and no loans in arrears or defaults. * …

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Treasury gives public companies 2 weeks to repay PPP loans

Treasury Department asks publicly traded companies to repay federal government loans by May 7 according to new guidelines released Thursday. Large companies that tapped into the fund have come under fire after many small businesses, the intended recipients, were unable to access the loans because the fund ran out of …

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What happens when the stamp duty holiday ends?

Image source: Getty Images The stamp duty holiday was recently extended by the government until the end of June. But what will happen when it ends? Could the stamp duty notice period be extended further? We have the answers. [top_pitch] How does the stamp duty holiday work? Under the stamp …

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Ecobank promises to use JoyNews ‘Habitat Fair’ to boost mortgage finance in Ghana

Ecobank Ghana promises to use Joy News Habitat Fair to improve mortgage finance in the country. The bank which is this year’s headliner of the 11e Joy News Habitat Fair intends to make this event memorable and, above all, to connect many potential owners who have dreamed of owning properties …

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Mortgage-backed securities litigation in the wake of COVID-19

The global public health crisis has impacted nearly every industry and market sector in the United States. But with non-essential businesses shuttered across most of the country and millions out of work, furloughed and with declining incomes, the pandemic has caused a particular squeeze in commercial and residential mortgage payments. …

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State urges Minnesota farmers to plant more ground cover to combat nitrate contamination

Hemp, hazelnuts, oats, turnips, alfalfa, Kernza…there is a significant menu of plants to grow for ground cover in the fields, but much more needs to be done to protect the state’s soil and groundwater. contamination by nitrogen fertilizers. It is the result of a new report on land cover in …

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A new agricultural year begins for winter wheat

The first week of the new agricultural campaign saw the national average DTN base still above the five-year average. Although it is still early in the crop year to make any forecasts, this trend could continue. Given the current drought and late-April frost damage in parts of Kansas and Oklahoma, …

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FinTech LinkAja Closes $100M Series B

Indonesian FinTech LinkAja closed a Series B funding round led by Singapore’s super app Grab, with participation from Telkomsel, BRI Ventura Investama and Mandiri Capital Indonesia. “We are very excited to join Grab as one of our shareholders. We are confident that this strategic partnership backed by Grab’s investment and …

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Why the Former LSE Rolet CEO’s SPAC Golden Falcon Is Listed in New York — Quartz

Xavier Rolet, the former CEO of London Stock Exchange Group, jumped into the boom of “blank check” companies. But instead of going public in London at his former employer, the special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) he joined raised funds in New York. “The US market is really the market that …

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EURO Resources Invests US$7.15M to Acquire Silver Stream

PRESS RELEASE Paris: EUR EURO RESSOURCES INVESTS US$7.15 MILLION TO ACQUIRE MONEY FLOW ON THE BOMBORED OREZONE GOLD PROJECT Paris, France, March 1, 2021: EURO Resources SA (“EURO” or “the Company”) (Paris: EUR) is pleased to announce today that it has entered into a binding letter of intent with Orezone …

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Arkansas woman charged with nearly $2 million COVID-19 relief fraud

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the timestamp on the story to see when it was last updated. LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas — An Arkansas woman is accused of siphoning off nearly $2 million from the Paycheck Protection …

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Put your money to work: ready for the ghost month?

MANILA — Businesspeople typically brace for ghost month, a time when customers stop buying products or postpone plans to avoid bad luck. This year, the month of ghosts begins on August 22 and ends on September 19, 2017. According to Chinese legend, the month of ghosts is when evil spirits …

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German cities brace for €500m in losses following Greensill Bank collapse

The impending collapse of Greensill Bank sent shockwaves through German municipalities, which held up to 500 million euros with the lender who was not subject to Imposed by the ECB negative interest rates — but not covered by deposit insurance. Last week, German financial watchdog BaFin froze the operations of …

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2 scientists win Nobel Prize in Chemistry for ‘genetic scissors’

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Two scientists won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for developing a genome-editing method akin to “molecular scissors” that offers the promise of one day curing inherited diseases and even cancer. Working on both sides of the Atlantic, Frenchwoman Emmanuelle Charpentier and American Jennifer A. Doudna …

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The all-female cast explores female desire and the female gaze

Adele Haenel, Céline Sciamma and Noémie Merlant at the Cannes Film Festival in 2019. (Photo by … [+] Stéphane Cardinale – Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images) Corbis via Getty Images As Orpheus led Eurydice out of Hades, why did he turn to look for her just before leaving, and thus lost …

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SBA offers relief funds – Nursery Management

Prior to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the United States, sales were skyrocketing for SummerWinds Nursery locations in Arizona and California. In fact, they were 20-30% higher than last year. “Now Arizona has slowed down, but we’ve seen the weather in California and Arizona – rain like we …

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SoFi plans IPO via SPAC

Silicon Valley start-ups Social Finance (SoFi) Reaches Merger Agreement With Blank Check Company Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. V to file an initial public offering (IPO). “SoFi is on a mission to help people achieve financial independence to achieve their ambitions. Our ecosystem of products, rewards, and membership benefits all …

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The Role of BSP in Economic Recovery and Monetary Policy Lessons

Goodmorning ladies and gentlemen. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) welcomes this opportunity to discuss its role in cushioning the negative impact of the COVID-19 crisis. We are indeed happy to help the national government steer the country on a path of gradual and sustainable recovery. I will also share …

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This app wants you to borrow money from friends, not banks

A long time ago your your parents probably gave you some advice: never borrow money from a friend. Most importantly: never let your friends borrow from you. If the movies have taught us anything, it’s that mixing money and friendship rarely ends in anything but blood and tears. Skylar Woodward …

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More than just a cigar shop

Pat Braniff, that guy who pulls on a big cigar while planting flowers or plowing snow for the public works department, enthusiastically describes Casa de Puros to his friends as a great cigar store and more. A cigar gourmet with a discerning palate when it comes to cigars, Braniff is …

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Phil Falcone mansions head for foreclosure auction amid money troubles

Ancient high-flying billionaire hedge fund manager Phil Falcone appears to be on the verge of losing his townhouse on East 67th Street as well as his Hamptons estate. Dustin Stolly of Newmark and Jordan Roeschlaub of Newmark posted an announcement for an upcoming sale of two entities owning the properties …

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Focus on South Island tourism and regional economies

The areas of the South Island hardest hit by international border closures are the focus of a visit by Tourism and Regional Development Minister Stuart Nash over the next two days. Mr. Nash will travel to Southland and Central Otago to discuss challenges facing regional economies. He will travel to …

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Mega recap of the new refi fees and a call to action

It started out as my daily “day ahead” post, but as you can see based on the time of day and the following content, it morphed into something else. Apologies for breaking with the norm, but we have bigger fish to fry right now. Why? In a word: because of …

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Flame-grilled Burger King for ‘unfortunate meals’ that benefit mental health awareness

Burger King wants you to know that it’s okay to feel, that it’s fine for your state of mind to be something other than “happy”. To promote this message, the fast-food chain launched its “Real Meals” campaign, which coincides with both Mental Health Month and an obvious dig at McDonald’s …

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State offers $100 million loan guarantee program as Alaska businesses seek approval for out-of-state workers

Crewmembers Brian Hagen, left, and Derrick Justice shovel pollock on the deck of the Commodore Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (Photo by Nathaniel Herz/Alaska’s Energy Desk) Some 600 business entities have filed plans with the state outlining how they will safely bring out-of-state workers to Alaska to support “critical infrastructure” amid …

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FirstCash struggling with a different kind of slowdown (NASDAQ: FCFS)

Past cycles have shown PremierCash (NASDAQ:FCFS) to be a relatively strong countercyclical performance, but each downturn has its own unique aspects, and this downturn has created some real challenges. Demand for pawnbrokers has deteriorated more than expected, with US demand hurt by higher levels of government support, and the Mexican …

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AT&T has finally reached an agreement to sell (part of) DIRECTV

AT&T (T -0.82%) took a big step to cut the cord from its pay-TV business. He is turning his DIRECTV, U-Verse and AT&T TV businesses into a new company with private equity firm TPG. AT&T will retain 70% ownership of the new company, but it will receive a much-needed cash …

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