Facebook surges, Qualcomm dips, Chipotle soars

Facebook surges, Qualcomm dips, Chipotle soars

Let’s check out the Yahoo Finance charts of the day. Facebook (FB): Shares getting a pop here, up 8%. The social network earned $1.69 per share for the first quarter, compared to the consensus $1.35 estimate. The social network operator’s revenue also came in above Street forecasts. Facebook also announced an additional $9 billion in stock […]

City Council Finance Committee approves bailout for American Jazz Museum

City Council Finance Committee approves bailout for American Jazz Museum

Please enable Javascript to watch this video KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The city’s finance committee approved spending $730,000 Wednesday to pay off the American Jazz Museum’s debt from the last year. Committee members say the museum must make changes to receive a city subsidy for the next fiscal year. Financial mismanagement at the tourist attraction prompted […]

Japan's Finance Ministry laid low by onrush of scandals

Japan's Finance Ministry laid low by onrush of scandals

TOKYO — A top finance bureaucrat in Japan left his post on Tuesday, putting another dent in the scandal-laden Finance Ministry as it prepares for key policy initiatives, including raising the consumption tax next year. Junichi Fukuda last week offered to resign as administrative vice minister over allegations that he sexually harassed female reporters. “It is extremely important […]

Jamestown City Council Hears Q1 Finance Report, Police Department Update

Jamestown City Council Hears Q1 Finance Report, Police Department Update

“Nothing horrible,” is how Joseph Bellitto, city comptroller, summed up the city’s first financial quarter of 2018. On Monday, Bellitto presented the first quarter finance report during the Jamestown City Council work session meeting. He said revenues during the first three months of the year were within budget estimates. He added BPU tax equivalence payments […]

Egypt: International Finance Corporation Investments Near $1 Bln

Egypt: International Finance Corporation Investments Near $1 Bln

International Finance Corporation (IFC) announced Sunday that its investments to support Egypt’s private sector have amounted to nearly $1 billion during the current fiscal year. IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, indicated that Egypt’s economic reforms affirmed its commitment to boost the Egyptian economy. IFC’s Chief Business Officer Stephanie von Friedberg met Egypt’s […]

Meet Andrea Linehan, commercial director with Grid Finance… 'There's rarely an acknowledgement of those really …

Meet Andrea Linehan, commercial director with Grid Finance… 'There's rarely an acknowledgement of those really …

Andrea Linehan says Grid is benefiting from banks making slow decisions on lending to businesses who need capital quickly Meet Andrea Linehan, commercial director with Grid Finance… ‘There’s rarely an acknowledgement of those really strong businesses that are creditworthy’ Independent.ie The recent warning that banks are no longer making the effort to get to know […]

US defends tough trade stance at global finance meeting

US defends tough trade stance at global finance meeting

WASHINGTON — The United States is resisting pressure to back off President Donald Trump’s tough America First trade policy at a meeting of global finance leaders worried about the threat of a damaging trade war. At a meeting of global finance leaders, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin charged that “unfair global trade practices impede stronger […]

Global Finance Chiefs Told Trade Tensions Are Hitting Confidence

Global Finance Chiefs Told Trade Tensions Are Hitting Confidence

Trade tensions between the United States and China risk eroding business and investor confidence, even as global growth enjoys its best upswing in years. That’s the message being conveyed to finance ministers and central bankers from around the world gathered in Washington for spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund. Trade is expected to dominate […]

The CFA is the most brutal exam in finance – here's what the questions look like

The CFA is the most brutal exam in finance – here's what the questions look like

by Will Martin Every year, thousands of young people embark on one of the most mentally gruelling experiences of their lives by taking the Chartered Financial Analyst Program exams. The series of three exams is designed to ensure that people working in certain parts of the financial industry have all the right knowledge to succeed. More […]

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