Clark Public Utilities’ finance chief retires after 34 years

Clark Public Utilities’ finance chief retires after 34 years

After 34 years as Clark Public Utilities’ director of finance, Rick Dyer has retired. “I feel incredibly fortunate to have had the opportunity to serve this utility, and this community, for so many years,” Dyer said in a statement to The Columbian. “We worked every day to do good, and the result was a utility […]

Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES, Weedsport school finance officials switch jobs | Local News

Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES, Weedsport school finance officials switch jobs | Local News

The top business officials for the Weedsport school district and Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES have swapped places. Peter Colucci, who had been BOCES’ associate superintendent for management, regional services and finance for almost seven years up until May, is now the Weedsport Central School District’s assistant superintendent for business and finance. Doug Tomandl, who had held that […]

The Finance 202: Kennedy retirement isn’t a game changer for corporate America

The Finance 202: Kennedy retirement isn’t a game changer for corporate America

THE TICKER President Trump and Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy at the White House last April. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy’s retirement may have a big impact on future rulings surrounding abortion, gay rights and immigration. For corporate interests, however, the significance may be less dramatic. Kennedy has proved a mostly reliable champion […]

Chevy Chase start-up Ovamba wants to use ‘Islamic finance’ to connect Africa’s small businesses to wealthy investors

Chevy Chase start-up Ovamba wants to use ‘Islamic finance’ to connect Africa’s small businesses to wealthy investors

The world’s prevailing financial institutions — banks, credit unions and equity markets — have mostly ignored sub-Saharan Africa. And “microfinance” organizations, while wildly successful in some parts of the Indian subcontinent, have had mixed results there. Could a smartphone app that applies principles of Islamic law help fill the gap? That’s the project being undertaken […]

Bajaj Finance market cap: Bajaj Finance market cap sails past Axis Bank

Bajaj Finance market cap: Bajaj Finance market cap sails past Axis Bank

Bajaj Finance on Friday surpassed Axis Bank in market value for the first time. The market capitalisation of the finance company stood at of Rs 134,952 crore on Friday after the stock gained 3.5 per cent to close at Rs 2,335. Axis Bank’s market capitalisation ended at Rs 134,725 crore. This makes Bajaj Finance the […]

Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax

Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax

WASHINGTON (AP) — States will be able to force more people to pay sales tax when they make online purchases under a Supreme Court decision Thursday that will leave shoppers with lighter wallets but is a big financial win for states. Consumers can expect to see sales tax charged on more online purchases — likely […]

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