Monthly Archives: May 2022

For Fintechs, Leveraging an External Data Platform Can Boost Innovation

by on May 31, 2022 0
While we’re all familiar with traditional financial institutions, alternative banking solutions have made the financial world – and consumers – sit up and take notice. Fintechs are multiplying rapidly around the world, with innovative offerings that include buy now, pay later; “cash advances” for salaries and bills; and rapid credit decision-making using “alternative data”... Read More

Investing in an era of inflation

by on May 29, 2022 0
123RF How should the fact that silver has suddenly become more expensive influence our investment strategies or goals? George Carter is the Managing Director of Nikko AM NZ, whose Bespoke Funds and KiwiSaver products are available directly through OPINION: If you hadn’t heard, inflation is here. And it’s here for an unwelcome purpose…to... Read More

Critical Analysis: Equity Bancshares (NASDAQ:EQBK) vs. SB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SBFG)

by on May 29, 2022 0
Equity Bancshares (NASDAQ:EQBK – Get Rating) and SB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SBFG – Get Rating) are both small cap financial companies, but which is the best investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on earnings strength, valuation, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and profitability. Analyst Notes This is a summary of recent ratings and... Read More

Commodities will be the next market to succumb

by on May 27, 2022 0
Placeholder while loading article actions Equities fell into near-bearish territory. Bonds suffered sharp price declines. Foreign currencies nosedived against the US dollar. Cryptocurrencies, SPACs and other speculation collapsed. But commodities have been on a tear. The Bloomberg Commodity Spot Index has jumped 33% this year, with energy, metals and agriculture prices all posting big... Read More

PingPong Partners with BNP Paribas to Expand Acquiring Service Capabilities

by on May 27, 2022 0
NEW YORK, May 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — PingPong Payments, one of the world’s leading end-to-end payment solutions for international cross-border businesses, has entered into a service acquisition partnership agreement with BNP Paribas, Europe’s largest bank. PingPong Payments is the industry’s first cross-border payments company to support the EU DTC (Direct-to-Consumer) market, adding to its... Read More

Qubit teleportation between non-neighboring nodes in a quantum network

by on May 25, 2022 0
Kimble, HJ The Quantum Internet. Nature 4531023-1030 (2008). ADS CAS Article Google Scholar Wehner, S., Elkouss, D. & Hanson, R. Quantum Internet: A Vision for the Future. Science 362eaam9288 (2018). ADS MathSciNet Google Scholar Article Bennett, CH et al. Teleportation of an unknown quantum state via the classical and Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen dual channels. Phys. Rev.... Read More

LPA announces US expansion plan with appointment of North American leader and new office in New York

by on May 25, 2022 0
FRANKFURT, GERMANY & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LPA, the capital markets technology and advisory firm, today announced ambitious plans for international expansion in the United States supported by the recruitment of key executives. Serge Malka joins as Managing Director of LPA US, marking an important moment of growth for the company. Serge will be responsible for... Read More

SaskPower looks at its 2022 utility pole inspection

by on May 24, 2022 0
SaskPower is preparing to begin its annual pole inspection work in various areas of the province. The closest job to the southwest of the province this year will be Rosetown, where nearly 25,000 poles will be inspected for things like carpenter ants, rot, lean and general wear and tear that grasslands can afflict. Scott... Read More

North Carolina Man Accused of Setting Up $7 Million Ponzi Scheme to Fund ‘Lavish’ Lifestyle ::

by on May 22, 2022 0
By Maggie Brown, WRAL Multiplatform Producer Charlotte, North Carolina – The United States Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday accused a North Carolina business consultant of violating anti-fraud provisions operating a $7 million Ponzi scheme, according to a press release. The federal government alleged that at least 75 North Carolina residents were defrauded by... Read More

Fumble and Stumble in Buy Now, Pay Later

by on May 20, 2022 0
Our position on BNPL, since its arrival on the American market, is that the model is not viable. Simply put, you can’t lend credit without responsible lending standards. This puts consumers in a bad position and infuriates regulators. Investors may tolerate credit losses to gain scale, but the long-term horizon suggests that investments will... Read More

The Russian ruble exceeds 60 against the dollar

by on May 20, 2022 0
(Reuters) – The ruble extended its recent gains on Friday and crossed the 60 mark against the dollar for the first time since April 2018, boosted by capital controls and domestic tax payments that usually lead to higher demand for Russian currency. So far this year, the ruble has strengthened by more than 24%... Read More

Charlotte Business Owners Indicted for Selling Stolen iPhones to Domestic and International Buyers | USAO-WDNC

by on May 19, 2022 0
CHARLOTTE, NC — Two Charlotte business owners, Hamzeh Jamal Alasfar, 30, and Tayseer Issam Alkhayyat, 34, both of Charlotte, face federal charges for allegedly selling Apple iPhones (iPhones) and other electronic devices fraudulently obtained from domestic and international buyers, said Dena J. King, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. United States... Read More

What is APR? What do you want to know

by on May 17, 2022 0
z_wei/Getty Images/iStockphoto APR stands for Annual Percentage Rate, and it’s an essential concept for anyone borrowing money to understand. It is the total interest rate paid annually over the life of a loan. APR plays a vital role in many consumer financial products, such as credit cards, auto loans, and mortgages. Since credit card... Read More

Grid Finance on track to double SME lending

by on May 16, 2022 0
Grid Finance, a cash advance lender to small businesses, has announced plans to provide up to €100 million in loans to Irish businesses over the coming years through a new partnership with Fasanara Capital. The partnership, which it says will allow it to double its lending in 2022, will also enable it to fill... Read More

Egypt replaces payslips of 4.1 million state employees with Meeza cards – Economy – Business

by on May 15, 2022 0
The Meeza system is part of Egypt’s strategy to digitize and promote financial inclusion. The government previously announced that it would replace all state employee payslips with Meeza cards by the end of 2022. According to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS), Egypt currently employs about six million state employees. The... Read More

The Case for Airport Expansion: Can Climate Change Activists and the Airport Company Find Common Ground?

by on May 14, 2022 0
The runway extension is on hold, the eastward expansion bid heads to environmental court and on Thursday Wellington City Council spent two hours debating whether to back it publicly. On Monday, a group of climate and community activists are heading into five days of mediation with Wellington International Airport to find common ground on... Read More

SBP injects Rs3.553tn into the money market

by on May 14, 2022 0
KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has injected 3.553 trillion rupees of liquidity into the money market through an open market operation (OMO) to help ease banks’ liquidity constraints, the Bank said on Friday. central bank. SBP injected funds for seven days period at 12.31%, showed the result of OMO. The central bank... Read More

IRENA, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld

by on May 13, 2022 0
New Delhi: The global expansion of wind power raises the prospect of growing imbalances between supply and demand for some rare earth elements (REE), according to a recent report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) . “It will not be possible to meet the substantial increase in demand driven by the 2050 global... Read More

2022 Week 19: Beauty product launches and retail expansion

by on May 13, 2022 0
Maybelline New York: The world’s #1 cosmetics brand has launched its latest lipstick innovation, Super Stay Vinyl Ink Liquid Lipstick—vinyl color that won’t budge and up to 16 hours of wear. This long-wearing lipstick’s Color Lock Complex formula, made up of high-impact ink pigments and liquid shine boosters, defies smudging and transferring and provides... Read More

State Street Global Advisors Launches SPDR® MarketAxess Investment Grade 400 Corporate Bond ETF

by on May 12, 2022 0
BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–State Street Global Advisors, the asset management business of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), today announced the launch of the SPDR MarketAxess Investment Grade 400 Corporate Bond ETF (LQIG). Designed to combine the benefits of an ETF with the tradability benefits of investing in higher quality US corporate bonds with higher liquidity relative... Read More

How to invest in cryptos in India without UPI?

by on May 12, 2022 0
On April 7, 2022, a circular from the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) stated that it was not aware of any crypto payments through the Unified Payments Interface (UPI). This led to UPI platform providers removing their facility from all crypto exchanges, and crypto investors could no longer use UPI payments for crypto... Read More

Baseball makes its product international

by on May 11, 2022 0
Before the first championship game played in London, the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox line up … for the national anthem. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images) Getty Images Baseball is growing again. No, not the current major league structure, which has two circuits of 15 teams with three divisions each.... Read More

GBP EUR down after retail sales disappointment

by on May 11, 2022 0
The GBP/EUR exchange rate was lower on Tuesday as retail sales were disappointed by consumer confidence. The Chancellor hinted that tax cuts could ease the burden. In France, Emmanuel Macron threw cold water on Ukraine’s hopes of joining the EU soon. GBP against EUR is trading at 1.1670 and will support lower levels. UK... Read More

7 Reasons Your Business Loan Was Denied – Forbes Advisor

by on May 10, 2022 0
Editorial Note: We earn a commission on partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. Finding out that your business loan has been declined can be frustrating and scary, especially if you need the funds to start your business or keep it running. Fortunately, there are... Read More

Stock market sentiment contaminates everything else

by on May 10, 2022 0
Outlook: It’s a week of slow news. Ahead of tomorrow’s inflation report, we need to think about the Atlanta Fed’s GDPNow model. It estimates Q2 at 1.8%, compared to 2.2% last week, driven by “real gross private domestic investment growth deteriorating from -1.3% to -2.8%”. We receive another estimate next Tuesday. The lull provides... Read More

Formus Labs, a Pioneering Developer of Orthopedic Surgery Planning Technology, Hires Ex-Johnson & Johnson Executive Polly Teevan to Lead Global Business Strategy

by on May 9, 2022 0
Having managed nearly $1 billion company in the world’s largest orthopedic market, Teevan brings over 20 years of experience to help Formus improve the lives of patients Auckland, New Zealand, May 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Formus Laboratoriescreator of the world’s first fully automated 3D planner for joint replacement surgeries, today announced that it has... Read More

Think Before Sweeping – The Hindu

by on May 8, 2022 0
Credit cards have many advantages. However, they can also cause major financial hardship when used carelessly. Credit cards have many advantages. However, they can also cause major financial hardship when used carelessly. Sachin Vasudeva A credit card offers multiple benefits in the form of higher purchasing power and interest-free periods, as well as rewards... Read More

China’s ADAS Market Braves Covid, as Players Increase Eye Production and Expansion

by on May 8, 2022 0
When it comes to ADAS, or Advanced Driver Assistance System, opinions are divided as to which of the three main technical paths is better: super-fast vision-based algorithm software, speed cameras, or laser radar. , simply known as Lidar. While Tesla’s Elon Musk hates Lidar, larger slices of the self-driving community are embracing the technology,... Read More

National Retail Federation officials predict the economy should continue to ‘thrive’ despite current inflation issues

by on May 7, 2022 0
WASHINGTON DC – The economy’s rapid growth may slow somewhat as the Federal Reserve tries to tame inflation over the next few months, but consumers will likely continue to shop as lower inflation dampens the uncertainty, said Jack Kleinhenz, chief economist for the National Retail Federation. Monday, May 3. “Fed tightening has kicked off... Read More

Transfer of personal data from Europe and Switzerland to the United States: where do we stand?

by on May 6, 2022 0
­Whether your business is multinational or not, it is likely that at some point information containing personal data will need to be transferred from Europe or Switzerland to the United States. Personal data is broadly defined to include any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. For example, a US-based online business... Read More

Patents to Retail or Axis International shares plans to expand Chicago office

by on May 6, 2022 0
Chicago, IL, United States – Patents to Retail/Axis International shares their new office expansion project in Chicago where they will upgrade their operations and equipment. These expansions and upgrades transform the office tower, showcasing the promising future of Patents to Retail and its already established success. Patent to Retail/Axis International sells novelty items such... Read More

Schott invests in glass expansion at its Swiss production plant

by on May 3, 2022 0
Schott plans to invest in an expansion of production at its glass manufacturing facility in St. Gallen, Switzerland. The international technology group will increase the production capacity of its ready-to-use cartridges (RTU). The expansion is designed to include cleanroom infrastructure, including washing line equipment supplied by machine supplier Groninger, and is expected to be... Read More

How to get emergency money to repair a car?

by on May 2, 2022 0
Owning a car is no longer considered a luxury. It is a necessity for millions of people around the world. While not every consumer has easy access to public transportation or a second car in the family, keeping your own vehicle in good working order is essential. However, cars can break down occasionally and... Read More

ZSE Custodian Quarterly Update | the herald

by on May 1, 2022 0
the herald Tapiwa BepeA central securities depository (CSD) is an electronic register of securities such as stocks, bonds, derivatives, exchange-traded funds. A CSD makes it easy to transfer ownership by electronic writing, as opposed to manual transfers of paper certificates. ZSE was licensed to operate a CSD in July 2021 and commenced operations in... Read More

Toyota Kirloskar Sales Jumped 57% as Company Records Volume of 15,085 Units in April; MG Motor posts a drop of 22%

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