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DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN INVESTORS PILE UP IN US GOVERNMENT DEBT

January 25, 2020 IN THE GOOD In the old days, the US budget deficit was yawning when the economy was weak and shrinking when it was strong. It went from 13% to 4% of GDP during Barack Obama’s presidency, as the economy recovered from the 2007-09 financial crisis. Today, unemployment is at its lowest for 50 years. Yet […]

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Collapse in Workhorse shares increases pressure on debt repayment

Workhorse Group Inc. (NASDAQ: WKHS) continued to lose investors on Wednesday, a day after its shut out of a multi-billion dollar U.S. Postal Service contract to manufacture next-generation mail delivery vehicles. Postal Service awarded 10-year contract to defense contractor and off-road equipment manufacturer Osh Kosh Truck Corp. (NYSE: OSK) tuesday. Day traders and several analysts […]

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Netherlands refuses to ‘go Dutch’ on EU coronavirus debt

By Gabriela Baczynska, Anthony Deutsch BRUSSELS/AMSTERDAM, April 9 (Reuters) – As the European Union grapples with an emergency economic plan for countries reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Dutch have revived their economy image by refusing to support the call of the members of the South to assume collective debt. European powers Germany, Austria, Sweden […]

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SoftBank’s debt outlook turns negative • TechCrunch

Japanese telecommunications conglomerate SoftBank Group has faced a litany of bad news in recent weeks, including reported revelations from the Wall Street Journal that the head of his Vision Fund was using industrial espionage firms to sabotage his peers and that Activist hedge fund investor Elliott Management had invested in the company in an attempt […]

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CFPB Releases Final Debt Collection Rule Part 1

On October 30, 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) released the first part of its long-awaited final version Debt collection rule, which significantly updates and modernizes Regulation F, the regulations under the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). The final rule, which spans 653 pages including all commentary (the text […]

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How I gave up my debts

In this series, NerdWallet interviews people who have overcome debt. Responses have been edited for length and clarity. DeShena Woodard is happy. She works full-time at her dream job as a registered nurse, runs her own financial blog, and lives in a suburb outside of Houston. From the outside, you would never guess that this […]

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VMware spin-off would cut debt, but Dell must stay focused on cloud – analysts

Dell Technologies Inc. is research ways to maintain the ability to provide one-stop shopping for enterprise customers interested in hybrid cloud systems, even as it explores a potential spinoff from its 81% stake in VMware Inc. as a debt reduction strategy. Dell on July 15 confirmed a June report by The Wall Street Journal it […]

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Atletico Madrid’s financial crisis worsens, club debt hits record high of €999m

Spanish giants Atletico Madrid have made a brilliant start to the LaLiga campaign by occupying second place in the table, ahead of Barcelona and Real Madrid. Despite their splendid form on the pitch, the Wanda Metropolitano side have endured considerable financial difficulties, with a report this week revealing that their level of debt has reached […]

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This trivia game rewards players by paying off their student debt

Cynthia Thomas Reher is a veterinarian in Bellevue, Washington Source: Cynthia Thomas Reher Where did actor Steve McQueen live as a child? Does brackish water contain more fresh water than salt water? If you can answer questions like these correctly, you could be done with your student loans sooner than you expected. Some 400,000 people […]

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Export financing: 2020 year-end review

ECAs have quickly pulled out the blocks to introduce new tools and adapt existing products to help mitigate the economic fallout for the trade, export and project finance community from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. After all, ECAs are a unique countercyclical economic policy tool. Struggling portfolios in some sectors – particularly transport and […]

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Victoria will become the most indebted state

Travel stocks will be among big winners in a “violent rotation” to companies with the most to gain from vaccine deployment, fund managers say. Airlines have signaled that they will need passengers to prove that they have been vaccinated in the post-pandemic world, as Oxford AstraZeneca became the third vaccine candidate on the verge of […]

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Dalton, GA-based Dixie Group reorganizes $75 million debt and other business news

Dixie Group restructures its $75 million debt Dixie Group said Monday it negotiated a five-year, $75 million secured revolving credit facility with the Fifth Third Bank National Association to replace the company’s current secured credit facility with Wells Fargo Finance. Meanwhile, the Dalton, Georgia-based rug maker said it has entered into a 25-year, $10 million […]

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Finance panel plans to recommend range for budget deficit and debt-to-GDP ratio

Given the massive economic disruption due to Covid, the 15th Finance Committee will consider a suggestion to recommend a range instead of a fixed number for the budget deficit and debt-to-GDP ratio in its report for the award period of FY22-FY26, commission chairman NK Singh said on Friday. “We recognize that giving a range for […]

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Money Gal Coaching: My debt journey started with a pressure cooker

Credit: Pixabay Launch of Kelly Blodgett Coaching Money Gal in order to serve people who, like her, were burdened with debt. You can regularly get his advice on repaying your debts on Bring Me The News, in addition to the Money Gal Coaching website and Facebook page. Here is the last story: I’m a big […]

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Fitch downgrades New York City debt after S&P revises outlook on COVID uncertainty

(Reuters) – Ratings agency Fitch downgraded New York City’s debt to “AA-” from “AA” on Tuesday evening, while maintaining its negative outlook, over fears of a prolonged impact on economic growth of the city due to the coronavirus crisis and associated containment measures. Fitch’s decision follows S&P Global Ratings’ change of its outlook on the […]

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UPDATE 3-South Africa pledges to freeze wages but sees debt spike higher

By Mfuneko Toyana, Wendell Roelf * Mboweni doubles down on payroll cut promise * Increases the risk of a debt crisis unless action is taken * But debt peaks higher than June * SAA airline gets R10.5bn for bailout (adds details on debt trajectory, union reaction) CAPE TOWN, Oct 28 (Reuters) – The South African […]

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Investment Banking vs Corporate Finance: What’s the Difference?

Investment Banking vs. Corporate Finance: An Overview A generally accepted distinction between business Finance roles and investment bank roles is that a corporate finance professional handles day-to-day financial operations and manages short and long-term business objectives, while an investment banker focuses on raising capital in the public markets . An investment banker also manages private […]

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Promoting personal finance education through collaboration

State Treasurer Curtis Loftis and Jim Morris, CEO of SC Economics – Personal finance education has never been more relevant than it is today in the age of COVID-19. The virus has disrupted the finances of many hard-working citizens and left them wondering how to manage their economic obligations. But even before the pandemic arrived, […]

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Here’s why CleanSpark (NASDAQ:CLSK) can manage debt despite losing money

Howard Marks said it well when he said that, rather than worrying about stock price volatility, “the possibility of permanent loss is the risk I worry about…and that every practical investor that I know is worried”. So it seems smart money knows that debt – which is usually involved in bankruptcies – is a very […]

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Municipal bond yields show investors are willing to pay a premium for debt that fights climate change

The research summary is a brief overview of interesting scholarly work. The big idea According to a recently released analysis of bond yields I conducted. The results suggest that investors believe these climate-related investments are safer – and more likely to be repaid – than other types of long-term urban projects that may be less […]

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Class of 2018 college grads now owe more than $29,000 in student debt

University graduates in 2018 are even more in debt than previous classes, signaling that the student loan crisis is swelling. Two out of three university graduates in 2018 had borrowed for their studies. The average graduate owed $29,200, up from $28,650 in 2017, according to a report by the Institute for College Access & Success. […]

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Mount Sinai School of Medicine to cap debt at $75,000 for students with financial need

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai will begin capping debt at $75,000 for students with proven financial need in the next academic year, making it the latest institution to tackle the massive burden of debt that often accompanies medical training. Eligible students will not take out more than $18,750 per year in loans […]

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BONOKOSKI: Trudeau’s debt clock keeps ticking the billions

Breadcrumb Links Columnists Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Photo by Blair Gable /Reuters Content of the article As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau throws billions of dollars out the door of his Rideau cottage almost daily, and with seemingly reckless abandon, ordinary Canadians without PhDs in finance or economics rightly wonder if our country could steer […]

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India not close to where it is on debt monetization, says ex-RBI chief Subbarao

New Delhi: Former RBI Governor D Subbarao said on Friday that India was not close to a situation where the central bank had to opt for debt monetization amid rising government spending and lower revenues due to the COVID-19 crisis. The case for direct financing rests on the argument that government borrowing this year has […]

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Tsinghua Unigroup, China’s darling chip, eaten away by debt and bad bets

By Josh Horwitz SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Tsinghua Unigroup, a Chinese conglomerate that has long sought to become a powerhouse in the semiconductor business, is now caught between a rock and a hard place as debt problems mount as units of key chips are failing to thrive, according to people with knowledge of the matter. said. […]

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Obtain a personal loan as a self-employed person in 7 steps | Personal finance

A personal loan can be a great choice if you need to borrow money for home renovations, car repairs, debt consolidation, or other bills. There’s just one problem if you’re self-employed: it may be harder to get a loan than someone with a W2 job. But don’t worry, it’s still possible to get personal loans […]

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How to eliminate debt and get your finances back on track

The holiday season is over, but you still have a huge, lingering financial hangover — and it’s a problem that isn’t going away. Funding for Christmas festivities pushed Australians further into debt by $24.3 billion as they splurged on credit cards, comparison website Finder has revealed This level of spending amounts to over $1,700 per […]

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Desperation Church eliminates $2.87 million in medical debt | New

Desperation Church recently partnered with non-profit organization RIP Medical Debt to purchase and write off more than $2.87 million in unpaid medical bills. Through this valuable partnership, the church has forgiven $2,873,390.75 in medical debt and helped 2,009 struggling low-income families in 57 counties across the state, including 58 in Cullman County alone. The average […]

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Government urged to use debt collectors to recover repaid loans

Using debt collectors could allow the government to recoup an additional £6billion through bounce back loans (BBLs), according to a new report. The Credit Services Association (CSA) – the voice of the UK debt collection and buyout industries – has used its latest report to call on the Treasury and the British Business Bank to […]

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UK ‘sleepwalks’ into crisis as household debt soars to £10bn

StepChange also found that a total of 3 million people were at risk of falling into long-term financial hardship. The charity said 14.9 million people, or almost 30% of the adult population, have experienced a “negative change in circumstances” such as being made redundant, furloughed or reduced in pay. A further 7.1 million people have […]

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salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM) seems to be using debt quite wisely

Legendary fund manager Li Lu (whom Charlie Munger once backed) once said, “The biggest risk in investing is not price volatility, but whether you will suffer a permanent loss of capital. So it may be obvious that you need to take debt into account when thinking about the risk of a given stock, because too […]

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Chuck E. Cheese owner agrees to $864 million debt swap

By Rick Archer (December 15, 2020, 4:53 PM EST) — Restaurant chain owner Chuck E. Cheese won Chapter 11 plan approval from a Texas bankruptcy judge on Tuesday, getting the green light to swap $864 million in debt for equity and keep 500 slots open. In a virtual hearing, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Marvin Isgur has […]

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Business news live today: latest economic news, market news, economic and financial news

Search mutual fund quotes, news, net asset values Tata Steel INE081A01020, TATASTEEL, 500470 Yes Bank INE528G01035, YESBANK, 532648 First IDFC Bank INE092T01019, IDFCFIRSTB, 539437 Addiction INE002A01018, TRUST, 500325 Zomato INE758T01015, ZOMATO, 543320 […]

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Mårten Bjellerup is the new chief economist of the debt office

Mårten Bjellerup is the new chief economist of the debt office The Swedish National Debt Office has appointed Mårten Bjellerup as its new Chief Economist and Head of Economic Analysis, effective immediately. “Mårten’s vast expertise and experience make him a valuable addition to the management team. We are very pleased that Mårten has accepted the […]

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More and more parents assume their child’s university debt and expose themselves to financial risks

More parents are taking on their children’s college debt — a trend that could signal trouble for families, researchers say. Parents making the biggest college debt payments tend to be those who are black, have two kids 17 or older with college-related debt, have a college degree themselves, and upper-middle-income or high-income people. The average […]

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Summary of Comments – Fall 2020 Debt Management Strategy Consultations

Notice – Monday, November 30, 2020, 4:15 p.m. (ET) Today the Consultations on the fall 2020 debt management strategy The summary is published at the same time as the publication of the Government of Canada report Fall Economic Statement 2020. In September and October 2020, officials from the Department of Finance and the Bank […]

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Mike Tyson owed $60 million in debt – here’s his secret on how he turned things around

mike tyson is widely regarded as one of the greatest boxers of all time, and with his 50-6 record, it’s hard to dispute that claim. Thanks to his huge success in the ring, he was able to earn obscene amounts of money in his heyday, raising $400 million and spending it on 150 foot yachts. […]

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Can technology predict your debt? How AI is Changing the Reimbursement Landscape

This article was written for our sponsor, Consumer Education Services Inc.. According to a study by Northwestern Mutual, the average American has approximately $38,000 in personal debt — excluding real estate mortgages. As mounting debt from student loans, credit card bills and medical bills begins to affect more Americans each year, some companies have begun […]

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Indebted Chesapeake Energy Files for Chapter 11 Proceedings

Shale oil and natural gas company Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) filed for bankruptcy protection on Sunday to eliminate its $7 billion in debt and strengthen its balance sheet. The U.S. oil and gas producer said it filed for Chapter 11 protection with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas to facilitate a […]

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The national debt would explode if Trump or Biden won, but who cares?

Joe Biden says character and decency are on the ballot. Donald Trump says law and order is. On my daily walk from the mailbox to the recycling bin, I notice that COVID-19, race relations, taxes, China, and freedom itself are also on the ballot. But there is one item that was on every ballot before […]

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Corporate debt in China, Singapore and South Korea is rising

Oil storage tanks on Jurong Island off Singapore. ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images Among Asian economies, corporate debt is accumulating fastest and fastest. China, South Korea and Singaporeaccording to a report by Australian bank ANZ last week. Companies in these countries had already racked up debt rapidly over the past few years, according to the ANZ Research […]

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Report Finds Charity Care Wisconsin Hospital Bad Debts Rise Again in 2019

Unpaid care in Wisconsin hospitals increased by $90 million in 2019, a trend that looks likely to continue in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Unpaid care, which includes charitable care as well as bad debt cases, totaled $1.3 billion in 2019, according to a new report from the Wisconsin Hospital Association (WHA) – an […]

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Higher Debt Margin Should Limit Stock Market Rise

(Photo by Spencer Platt) Getty Images S&P 500 margin debt rose 5.2% in August as the average tries to set a new intraday record. This is a warning because a stock market spike usually comes after a spike in margin debt. Here is the table prepared by FINRA: Margin Debt and S&P 500 FINRA Margin […]

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Increase in debt and junk bonds of Chinese property developers

A pedestrian crosses a road in front of residential buildings in Beijing, China. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images SINGAPORE — The mounting debt of Chinese property developers is once again in the spotlight, as major developer China Evergrande’s liquidity problems raise concerns among investors. China’s property prices have rebounded rapidly as the economy […]

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Unibail presents a 9 billion euro plan to repay its debt

Europe’s largest shopping center owner Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield has unveiled a €9 billion plan to shore up its balance sheet, including a proposed €3.5 billion capital increase, a stark sign of how the Covid-19 pandemic has upended the commercial real estate sector. The French company, which has 89 high-end shopping centers in 12 countries such as Westfield […]

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Here’s how to protect yourself against “sexually transmitted debt”

Geber86 | E+ | Getty Images There is another type of STD that floats. It’s a nasty financial bug that you can collect from your partner: sexually transmitted debt. And that could well amount to an epidemic, according to Finder.com. Sexually transmitted debt is when one person in a relationship becomes responsible for their partner’s […]

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The pandemic awakens the trauma of the debt crisis in Portugal

Shops and cafes closed, food banks under pressure, unemployment soaring: the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic in Portugal has awakened painful memories of the European debt crisis as they began to fade. Three months before the virus hit in March, the country recorded its 25th quarter of uninterrupted growth. As the scars left by […]

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Malaysian parliament approves raising public debt ceiling to 60%

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 24 (Reuters) – Malaysia’s parliament on Monday approved the government’s plan to raise its debt ceiling for the first time in more than a decade as Southeast Asia’s third-largest economy is grappling with the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. Parliament voted to allow the government to borrow up to 60% of […]

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2020 federal budget will raise debt ceiling to over $1 trillion

Australians will look to Tuesday’s federal budget to see what financial relief might be forthcoming after being mired in the coronavirus pandemic for several months. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg promised a jobs-focused budget and another to pull the economy out of recession. But it will also be a fiscal state that could see the deficit soar […]

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Personal finance tips for celebrities: what celebrities should do with their money

There has been a recent report about a well-known television personality, Aditya Narayan, on the brink of bankruptcy due to the impact of the COVID-19-induced lockdown on his professional career. Although he clarified that he was quoted out of context on the same subject and that there is no truth in this matter, it is […]

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Celebrities who have worked in finance

They worked as pen sellers, peddlers, cookie pickers, ballet dancers, firefighters, professional football players, shoe salesmen, restaurant hostesses, lion cage servers, lifeguards, mascots, bellboys and telemarketers. Think of any role and they did it. These men and women undertook different trades to stay afloat before becoming celebrities. (For related reading, see The winning celebrities and […]

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Spain’s debt hits highest level in over a century – EURACTIV.com

Spain has increased its debt in 2020 by 112,438 million euros – almost the equivalent of the annual cost of pensions in the country – due to the heavy impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. EURACTIV partner EFE reports. The ratio of debt related to the size of the Spanish economy fell from 95.5% of GDP […]

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The debt bubble legacy of economists Modigliani and Miller

Half a century ago, two economics starlets argued that it didn’t matter whether companies financed themselves with debt or equity. A legacy of this idea becomes clearer in the wreckage of corporate bankruptcies that have piled up in the wake of the pandemic. Franco Modigliani and Merton Miller both later won the Nobel Prize in […]

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Bank of Punjab becomes Market Maker for debt securities on PSX – Latest News – The Nation

PR KARACHI – The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) held a gong ceremony the other day to welcome Bank of Punjab (BOP) as a market maker for debt securities on PSX. An agreement has been signed between PSX and BOP at the PSX Trading Hall whereby BOP becomes the first bank to be recognized as a […]

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Kenanga and Malaysia Debt Ventures set up RM300m Fintech fund

Malaysia Debt Ventures Berhad (MDV) and Kenanga Investment Bank have announced the establishment of a Fintech fund, with a target fund size of RM300 million to support fintech growth and further develop the venture capital industry. risk in Malaysia. The fund will see MDV and Kenanga assume the role of co-managers and co-investors on a […]

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PG&E says it has $34.45 billion in debt funding for the reorganization

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – PG&E Corp said in court documents on Friday it had debt financing commitments of $34.35 billion for a planned Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization against a group of noteholders who proposed his own reorganization plan for the Californian electricity producer. FILE PHOTO: PG&E crew work on power lines to repair damage from […]

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Empty dorms put pressure on colleges to bail out billions in debt

The empty dorms are pressuring US colleges to help investors in the roughly $14 billion student housing debt market, adding to pressure on schools already reeling from the pandemic. West Virginia State University, already hit by a 10% drop in enrollment, plans to donate money to a school foundation so it can meet its residency […]

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Canadians let go of debt while others struggle

This article was created by Wise Publishing. Wise is dedicated to providing information that helps readers navigate the complex landscape of personal finance. Wise only partners with brands it trusts and which it believes can be useful to the reader. Wise and Postmedia earn a commission on sales through links on this page. The pandemic […]

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CANADA FX DEBT-C$ drifts higher on vaccine, Brexit optimism, but lockdowns weigh

* Canadian Dollar Stable Against Greenback, Cuts Earlier Gains * Canada Begins Vaccinations, Frontline Workers Vaccinated * Canadian Bond Yields Mixed; 10-year up slightly (adds new commentary, updates prices) By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK, Dec 14 (Reuters) – The Canadian dollar rose slightly against the U.S. currency in trading Thin on Monday, as optimism about […]

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Scholar Rock secures $50 million credit facility with Silicon Valley Bank and Oxford Finance

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Scholarly rock (NASDAQ: SRRK), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on treating serious diseases in which protein growth factors play a fundamental role, today announced the closing of a $50 million credit facility with Silicon Valley Bank and Oxford Finance LLC, the first $25 million of which was funded at closing. Scholar Rock intends […]

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A step-by-step approach to eliminating campaign debt

After election day, even the finances of a winning campaign can be in the red. The election may be over, but the candidate’s commitment to the campaign remains. For those who have not succeeded, remember the desire to be in a position of leadership. This is an opportunity to show off your tax prowess. Campaign […]

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CARE Ratings for Indian Debt Securities – January 30

Jan 30 (Reuters) – Below are the ratings awarded by Credit Analysis and Research Ltd. (CARE) for local debt instruments as of January 29, 2019. COMPANY INSTRUMENT RATING AMOUNT MOVEMENT (RS.MLN) ——- ———- —— ——- ——— SHORT TERM RATINGS: ——————- Bindals Papers Mills Ltd ST Bk Fac CARE A4+ 1212 Reaffirmed Calzini Fashions Ltd ST […]

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Puerto Antioquia secures US$110 million in debt financing from global infrastructure partners

Global Infrastructure Partners Capital Solutions Funds I and II (“GIP CAPS”) has closed a US$110 million secured term loan investment in Puerto Antioquia Holdings SAS, the Gulf of Urabá port terminal on the Atlantic coast of Antioquia, Colombia. Astris Finance coordinated the development and financing of the projects. The project is owned and sponsored by […]

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Poll: 54% of Americans have more emergency savings than credit card debt

The COVID-19 pandemic and its economic fallout have been a stark reminder of the importance of building an emergency fund to help keep your finances afloat when the unexpected happens. Bankrate’s February Financial Security Survey finds that 54% of Americans have more emergency savings than credit card debt. Despite a tough economy, that’s 5 percentage […]

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The coronavirus has led to job losses and more debt. Here’s how you can get away with it

Updated Jun 26, 2020 10:27:44 a.m. Are you one of the hundreds of thousands of Australians who are now unemployed – perhaps for the first time? If you don’t have any money coming in, or any savings, life can seem pretty bleak right now. But there are ways to improve your financial situation. The ABC’s […]

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Alibaba set to raise up to $8 billion from debt sale – Report

Alibaba plans to raise up to $8 billion by selling US dollar-denominated bonds as early as next week, according to reports from Reuters and Bloomberg. Shares were down 1.7% in Wednesday’s pre-market session. The e-commerce giant is looking to tap at least $5 billion in international debt markets via a multi-tranche offering, but could increase […]

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Simplified banking services | Global finance magazine

Imran Khan, Head of Global Digital Experience at TD and President and CEO of UGO Mobile Solutions, reveals how to make life easier for consumers. Global Finance: How have application programming interfaces (APIs) helped you better use consumer data to provide your clients with improved products and services? Imran Khan: […]

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AVIANCA IS BANKRUPT – Finance Colombia

Sunday May 10, Avianca Airlines (NYSE: AVH, BVC, PFAVH) filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. The airline plans to continue operating under creditor protection as it seeks bailouts from the Colombian government and other governments. The airline already stopped paying the debt and […]

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Exclusive: Germany mulls up to €50bn in additional debt to boost recovery – source

By Michel Nienaber, Holger Hansen BERLIN (Reuters) – German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz is considering borrowing up to an additional 50 billion euros ($56.8 billion) to finance Berlin’s one-off stimulus package, an official told Reuters. senior official aware of the discussions. FILE PHOTO: German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz arrives for a news conference in Berlin, […]

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Casino is tackling its debt – but stocks are still a gamble

Jean-Charles Naouri, the businessman who ultimately controls French retailer Casino, this year began complex talks about restructuring debt in his sprawling empire. This is not a task for the faint-hearted. In May, investors, analysts and other Casino enthusiasts found themselves searching through their legal dictionaries when the Casino holding companies, led by Rallye, announced that […]

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Lights, camera, finances: Money troubles are hampering the reopening of the film industry

As movie sets dust off their tap dances and disrupted productions get back on track, the industry braces for the changes brought by the Covid-era economy. In 2019, the industry as a whole grossed 11,500 crore in box office receipts alone, but this year at least 100 big-ticket productions have been put on hold, in […]

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British public debt exceeds 100% of GDP for the first time since 1963

UK government debt exceeded the size of the UK economy in May for the first time in more than 50 years as borrowing rose to pay for coronavirus mitigation measures, official data released on Friday showed. In a set of public finance statistics that have broken many records for the severity of the pandemic on […]

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Corporate over-indebtedness and credit policy

The Federal Reserve could help guard against lasting economic scars from the very deep COVID-19 recession by creating a credit facility to help large, heavily indebted publicly traded companies navigate Chapter 11 bankruptcy effectively, a document suggests. discussed at the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (BPEA) Conference on June 25. At the same time, the […]

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Tally’s Jason Brown on fintech’s first robo debt adviser and an automated financial future – TechCrunch

Yesterday, Scorethe startup seeking to automate the financial lives of consumers, announcement he had raised a $50 million Series C round led by Andreessen Horowitz and with the participation of the heavyweights of the valley Kleiner Perkins, Shasta Ventures, Cowboy Ventures and Sway Ventures. On the back of the ad, TechCrunch’s fintech contributor Gregg Schoenberg […]

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Do you have a lot of debt? Is a trip to Disney a want or a need?

The Bradleys are heading to Disney World. Of course, they already have $3,850 in high-rate credit card debt. The mother of the family has another student loan debt of $8,000. And they pay two mortgage bills each month, one on the family home and another for a rental home co-owned with another family member. The […]

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Trump’s taxes tell a story of debt and desperation (opinion)

The unifying theme here? Tax evasion seems to be a family affair. Ordinary people – like you and me and the Democratic presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden — are not so lucky. Details of the new Times report paint a picture of a man using fairly standard tax-planning tools for the wealthy, […]

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Buying corporate debt is better than negative rates

Last Thursday, the market briefly started pricing negative interest rate for the first time. Specifically, fed funds futures — which bets on the Fed’s benchmark rate in the coming months — showed the market’s implication that the central bank would soon cut rates below zero. The same afternoon, economist Ken Rogoff was on “Power Lunch” […]

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Personal finances: It’s not wise to leave the finances to the husband – Duluth News Tribune

A divide and conquer approach to running a household seems essential during COVID-19. For married couples and couples with children, juggling work (or the anxiety of a layoff), home schooling, and the emotional and physical challenges of sheltering in place is incredibly demanding. Relying on his significant other to handle X and Y while you […]

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My mother’s boyfriend has no job, no money and a lot of debt. What will happen to his house after his death?

Dear Moneylist, My mother is retired and lives in Florida. She still owes money on her house. Five years ago, her boyfriend Jerry moved in with her. He has no property (house or car) and a lot of debts, that’s why my mother says she won’t marry him. My mom always said her house was […]

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Bank of Canada warns of corporate and household debt

In a report, the Bank of Canada suggests that these measures have helped ease liquidity pressures and facilitate access to short-term credit for businesses and households. But he warns this morning that a cash flow problem for companies experiencing a sharp drop in revenue during the crisis could quickly become a solvency problem. The Bank […]

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Iconix Brand Group’s Debt Rating Downgraded

S&P Global Ratings downgraded Iconix Brand Group’s rating to “CCC+” from “B-” due to the high likelihood of a debt restructuring. The outlook is negative. S&P said, “The downgrade reflects Iconix’s tightening liquidity position as the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbate its already struggling operating performance. The company’s licensees are primarily physical apparel […]

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Big oil companies may have to break dividend taboo as debt soars, investors say

The world’s biggest oil and gas companies should break an industry taboo and consider cutting dividends, rather than taking on more debt to maintain payments as they weather the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, according to the investors. The top five so-called oil majors avoided cutting dividends for years to keep investors soft and added […]

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Debt Bomb Definition

What is a debt bomb? A debt bomb is a situation that occurs when a large financial institution, such as a multinational bank, default values on its obligations, which, in turn, disrupts not only the financial system of the institution’s home country, but also the global financial system as a whole. Key points to remember […]

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The ticking time bomb of circular debt – Journal

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) lending program suspended in January remains in limbo as Pakistan’s public debt topped 87% of GDP at the end of 2019-20, from around 72% of GDP at the end of 2017- 18. Pakistan desperately needs IMF support to maintain healthy foreign inflows from bilateral and multilateral lenders to continue servicing […]

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4 essential books to solve your debt problems | My money

Dealing with a mountain of debt can seem overwhelming. It may give you the impression debt controls your life and make you want to do anything to change your financial direction. The real knowledge you need to eliminate debt is simple enough, but getting there is tricky. We live in a world full of distractions […]

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Should seniors bother to pay off their debts?

At some point, are we too old to bother paying off a debt? Consider this Kansas couple struggling with $120,000 in debt on 13 credit cards. Jim Bostick, then 68, and his wife Francine, then 57, feared spending their golden years in the red. Then, “Jim was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and I knew he couldn’t […]

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How Patrice Washington Rebuilt His Life After $2 Million in Debt

As my phone rang with calls from my anxious employees, I watched the banks close one by one on the television in my hospital room at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. I was in the middle of a 10 week hospital stay while pregnant with my daughter, Reagan, and my real estate company was […]

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RBI extends MSME debt restructuring until March and amends some provisions

Mumbai: In view of the continued need to support viable MSME entities due to the fallout from COVID-19, the Reserve Bank on Thursday extended the ad hoc small business debt restructuring for another three months until March 2021. In addition, the central bank has also relaxed some of the existing provisions for the use of […]

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U-Va. asks the state to siphon off the couple’s tax refund to pay off the 20-year medical debt

The notice from the Virginia tax department intrigued a Charlottesville couple in October. He said their income tax refund was reduced due to an unpaid medical debt to the University of Virginia Medical Center. Instead of $220, they received $110. Mystified, they contacted U-Va. for more details on the unpaid invoice. The answer surprised them. […]

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Warning of Debt-Fueled Economic Growth, BNM Says Extending General Lending Moratorium Not in Country’s Best Interest | Malaysia

Bank Negara Malaysia logo is seen in Kuala Lumpur on November 9, 2019. — Photo by Miera Zulyana KUALA LUMPUR, 13 November – Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) today warned against relaunching a freeze on bank loan repayments for all borrowers, whether they need such help or are able to start paying back, warning that using […]

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Fundraising and Marriage Programs, Blood Drive and Essay Contest | Coming

Hoboken Grace will offer fundraising and wedding programs Hoboken Grace launches 2021 programming focused on two aspects of life: finances and marriage. The programs, Financial Peace University (FPU) and Re|Engage, are launched as part of an effort to provide growth opportunities for community members who may seek help in these areas. The Financial Peace University […]

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Greensill/Credit Suisse: financial dance – SWI swissinfo.ch

The new boss of Credit Suisse, Thomas Gottstein, hoped to wipe the slate clean. Keystone / Ennio Leanza The setbacks of the financial company are a blow for the boss of the Swiss bank who wants to wipe the slate clean. This content was published on March 3, 2021 – 11:15 March 3, 2021 – […]

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Cash-strapped Pakistan sinks into debt trap – blow after blow for Imran Khan

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan is reportedly worried as the debt-to-GDP ratio has soared to 107%, prompting many economists to believe the country is slipping into a debt trap. The debt-to-GDP ratio is a simple barometer of a country’s ability to repay relative to its economic output. Naturally, the higher the debt-to-GDP ratio, the higher […]

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South Bend council reassured on debt and cash flow

SOUTH BEND — As they consider Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s administration’s proposed budget for next year, joint council members said they left a meeting Tuesday night feeling better about the debt and the city’s cash reserves. At the same time, citizens who attended the meeting urged the council to spend wisely in case another economic downturn […]

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Troubled debt climbs to nearly $1 trillion, nearing 2008 peak

As a global recession looms and businesses remain reeling from forced closures, more issuers risk finding themselves in similarly dire situations. Washington struck an overnight deal on a bailout worth about $2 trillion in spending and tax relief to prop up the US economy and fund a national effort to stem the coronavirus. The size […]

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CARES Act clears way for 401(k)-style student debt benefits

Employers may find it a little easier to help their workforce repay student loans, thanks to the CARES Act, Goodly CEO Greg Poulin told CNBC. Jim Cramer Monday. Fortunately, a San Francisco-based startup that provides businesses with student loan programs similar to retirement savings accounts, could also benefit from the massive coronavirus economic stimulus passed […]

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Need for fiscal council as an institution to better manage central government debt NK Singh

Chairman of the 15th Finance Committee, NK Singh, on Monday called for the establishment of a fiscal council-like institution to better manage the trajectory of Central and state debt. “could get a share of the revenue earned in this capacity. Speaking on the fiscal challenges, Singh said apart from the issue of consolidated roadmap or […]

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Rich House, Poor House Dad breaks down when wealthy family offer to help with £25,000 debt

A cash-strapped dad with £25,000 debt has collapsed after his wealthy counterpart the Rich house, poor house offered to help ease the financial burden on his family. Ed and Tracey Llewellyn, who have two children Mikey and Millie, were featured on last night’s episode and it was revealed they get by on less than £100 […]

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Bird & Bird hires partner to lead global Islamic finance

Bird & Bird has hired Norton Rose Fulbright Partner Gregory Man as its new Global Head of Islamic Finance. Man, who is based in Dubai, will also lead the finance and financial regulation practice in the Middle East, leading the region’s banking and financial services, debt capital markets and Islamic financial services offerings. He has […]

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How to Get Out of Credit Card Debt, According to Financial Planners

Business Insider asked financial planners how to get out of credit card debt. They all recommended either the debt snowball method, which gives priority to paying the smallest balance first, or the avalanche of debt method, which prioritizes paying off the balance at the highest interest rate first. The debt avalanche method is touted as […]

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Fed to start buying corporate debt as part of expanded bailout effort – POLITICO

The announcement represents a shift in strategy for the central bank, which previously only bought individual bonds issued by companies that approached it directly. From now on, the Fed will buy bonds from all eligible companies, whether they ask for it or not. It’s the Fed’s latest move to revive an economy that fell into […]

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America’s riskiest companies are left behind in the rush to buy debt

Lower-rated companies in the United States are struggling to raise much-needed cash despite a resurgent market for bond sales, signaling that investors are staying away from borrowers who have entered the Covid-19 crisis with the sickest balance sheets. Of the $140 billion in high-yield or “junk” bonds that hit the market between early March and […]

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Vodafone Idea board agrees to raise Rs 25,000 cr through sale of shares and debt

Vodafone Idea on Friday decided to raise up to Rs 25,000 crore through the sale of equity and debt from new investors, although its UK parent company has planned to stay away. A Vodafone plc spokesman said: “Our position has not changed. Vodafone Group does not intend to invest in Vodafone […]

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CRISIL Ratings for Indian Debt Securities-Sep 14

Sep 14 – Below are the ratings awarded by Credit Rating Information Service of India (CRISIL) for local debt instruments as of September 11, 2020. COMPANY INSTRUMENT RATING AMOUNT MOVEMENT (RS.MLN) —— ———- —— —– ——— SHORT TERM RATINGS: ——————- Agrasen Sponge Pvt Ltd BG CRISIL A4+ 45 Reaffirmed Akash Infra Projects Ltd BG CRISIL […]

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How Much US Debt Does China Own?

Nations borrowing from each other may be as old as the concept of money. External debt offers countries the opportunity to obtain the financing they would not normally have access to and to stimulate their economy. However, the concept of foreign debt has a negative connotation, especially when dealing with large sums owed to nations […]

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TPG RE Finance Trust Announces Change of Management

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TPG RE Finance Trust, Inc. (NYSE: TRTX) (“TRTX” or the “Company”) today announced that Greta Guggenheim will step down as President and Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of the Company, effective March 31, 2021 Matthew Coleman, who currently serves as the Company’s President, will assume day-to-day responsibility for […]

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Despite the coronavirus shutdown, the NBA is not threatened by a deterioration in its debt

Zion Williamson of the New Orleans Pelicans shoots as Jae Crowder of the Miami Heat defends during … [+] the first half at the Smoothie King Center on March 06, 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images) Getty Images Last week, the NBA suspended its season, and yesterdayPresident Trump has issued guidelines […]

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Hearing split could add $240 million to UM’s athletics debt

The University of Michigan’s athletics department sits atop $240 million in debt at a time when several major college athletic programs are saddled with huge and potentially crippling debts. That peril is fueled by ESPN subscriber losses that are sapping revenue for a network whose gargantuan spending on college football television rights is a vital […]

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Issa brothers face another blow as Moody’s downgrades EG Group debt

Moody’s cites Deloitte’s unexpected departure as auditor among the reasons for the EG Group’s debt downgrade. // Moody’s downgrades EG Group from B2 to B3 and its probability of default from B2-PD to B3-PD // New blow for the Issa brothers after the sudden departure of Deloitte // Moody’s cites ‘limited progress in financial reporting […]

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3 Ways to Retrain Your Mind to Get Out of Credit Card Debt

Credit card debt may look like laundry. Normally you throw a load in the washing machine when your basket is full. But sometimes — after, say, a particularly busy month — your whole wardrobe is piled on the floor, and you look away every time you walk near the mountain of clothes to avoid the […]

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‘Be polite and negotiate everything’: feminist TikTok saves people from medical debt | ICT Tac

During the Covid-19 pandemic, the greatest crisis of our generation, health care has been a priority for many Americans. For one in six Americans who drown in bills, reform cannot come soon enough. From getting into an ambulance to delivering a baby, families routinely face thousands of dollars in medical bills, even when they have […]

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As defaults rise, Chinese government bonds could be a safer bet for investors

A man counts 100 RMB banknotes with the Chinese flag in the background. Sheldon Cooper | SOPA Images | Light Rocket via Getty Images SINGAPORE — With the recent wave of bond defaults in China, investors should look to put their money in Chinese central government bonds that are “unlikely to default”, according to an […]

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Is US public debt spiraling out of control?

WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 06: A sign showing the National Debt and how much each American is … [+] posted November 6, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for PGPF) Getty Images for PGPF As the debate over further economic stimulus drags on, the high level of public debt is one of […]

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East Coast Bakehouse seeks to raise an additional €5m in equity and debt

Irish biscuit maker East Coast Bakehouse has engaged EY Corporate Finance to raise €5m to acquire more packaging equipment for its Drogheda factory and to fund its working capital needs. Founded in 2015 by Alison Cowzer and Michael Carey, East Coast Bakehouse manufactures cookies from a factory in Drogheda and its products are exported to […]

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Plaintiff’s Attorney Drops Ball, Court Grants Summary Judgment For Debt Collector

Let’s prepare the ground. A plaintiff, represented by a well-known plaintiff firm in this industry, files a putative class action lawsuit in the Eastern District of Wisconsin – a hot spot for FDCPA litigation – in early 2019. For the next year and a half, numerous litigation occur: many motion practices, attempts to certify a […]

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Steak n Shake in dire straits as key debt deadline approaches

Steak n Shake nearly broke even in the last reported quarter, which is no small feat after losing $29 million in 2018 and 2019. But is the improvement enough to give lenders some breathing room as a potentially calamitous deadline looms? On March 19, in just two months, Steak n Shake must repay a loan […]

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Tips for paying now, paying off debt later, and controlling your spending

A new report reveals that Australians nearly doubled the amount of credit taken out through Buy Now Pay Later providers in the 12 months to June 2019, with many struggling to scrape together the funds needed to pay off their debts on time, missing payments for household bills, credit cards and mortgages, and even cut […]