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  • What the papers say - September 25
    Politics, health and finance issues all make the headlines.
    Daily Mail.  Tue, 25 Sep 2018 04:23:25 +0100.
  • The Latest: 5 powers agree on plan to assist Iran's exports
    Five world powers have agreed with Iran to establish a financial facility in the European Union to facilitate payments for Iran's exports, including oil, as well as its imports
    ABC News.  Mon, 24 Sep 2018 22:31:59 -0400.
  • Nicaragua Issues Arrest Warrant for Opposition Leader
    A Managua judge issued an arrest warrant on Monday for opposition leader Felix Maradiaga, accused by the Nicaraguan government of financing violent protests that have rocked the impoverished Central American nation. ...
    Voice of America.  Mon, 24 Sep 2018 22:30:59 -0400.
  • Nike (NKE) Stock Sinks 1.5% Ahead of Q1 Earnings: What to Watch
    Shares of Nike (NKE) slipped 1.5% during regular trading hours Monday just one day before the company is scheduled to release its fiscal Q1 financial results. ...
    Benjamin Rains.  Zacks.  Mon, 24 Sep 2018 23:26:00 GMT.
  • Puerto Rico's Fiscal Plans Are Not Helping It Improve
    Over two years ago, the federal government passed a law to help Puerto Rico recover from its debt crisis and financial problems. Part of it required Puerto Rico to submit five-year financial plans. ...
    By Debtwire, Contributor.  Forbes.  Mon, 24 Sep 2018 15:00:00 -0400.
  • UK watchdog considers fining Tesco Bank over cyberattack: Sky News
    Britain's finance watchdog is considering fining the banking arm of Tesco Plc more than 30 million pounds ($39 million) over a 2016 cyberattack, Sky News reported on Monday.
    Reuters.  Mon, 24 Sep 2018 14:34:10 -0400.
  • Iran Warns U.S. Over Deadly Separatist Attack On Parade
    Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that "the cowardly attack was committed by those who are rescued by the Americans ... and they are financed by Saudi and Emirate's money."
    Bill Chappell.  NPR.  Mon, 24 Sep 2018 14:10:00 -0400.
  • Financial impact of contaminated blood transfusion
    Gill Fyffe had to give up her job after a blood transfusion 30 years ago.
    BBC News.  Mon, 24 Sep 2018 14:27:12 GMT.
  • AUSTRAC warns about new money laundering threats
    Superannuation, stored value travel cards and cryptocurrencies are increasingly being used for money laundering by sophisticated criminals, Australia's financial intelligence agency warns.
    Peter Ryan.  Australian Broadcasting Corporation.  Mon, 24 Sep 2018 11:20:52 +1000.
  • BIS Warns Global Economy Risks Financial Crisis 'Relapse'
    The Bank for International Settlements said Sunday the global economy risked a "relapse" of the crisis that rocked it a decade ago, warning there was little "medicine" left to treat the patient a second time.
    Newsmax.  Sun, 23 Sep 2018 15:29:09 EDT.
  • Sri Lanka ex-president blames government for inflation crisis
    After rupee plummeted against the dollar recently, Rajapaksa says current government mismanaged country's finances.
    Al Jazeera.  Sun, 23 Sep 2018 12:47:26 GMT.
  • Rouhani says group behind military parade attack financed by Gulf states
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has accused U.S.-backed Gulf Arab states of providing financial and military support for anti-government ethnic Arab groups in Iran behind Saturday's deadly attack on a military parade in the city of Ahvaz.
    Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.  Sun, 23 Sep 2018 07:36:45 EDT.
  • Tribal members settle abuse cases against Mormon church
    A lawyer says four Native Americans who claimed they were sexually abused while enrolled in a now-defunct Mormon church foster program decades ago have filed paperwork to dismiss their cases after reaching financial settlements.
    Felicia Fonseca.  Fox News.  Sat, 22 Sep 2018 20:51:28 GMT.
  • GOP millionaire declines to release tax returns
    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A self-made Republican millionaire running for Maine governor is declining to release his tax returns over concern of revealing financial information about his employee-owned company. ...
    Washington Times.  Sat, 22 Sep 2018 15:00:30 -0400.
  • Providers tackle turnover amid vexing labor shortage
    The healthcare industry is using financial assistance programs, employee ownership models and partnering with academic institutions to cope with high turnover along with simultaneous labor shortages.
    Modern Healthcare.  Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:01:00 EST.
  • Billionaire Backer of Maria Butina Had Russian Security Ties
    Konstantin Nikolaev, the oligarch who helped finance Ms. Butina, has been an investor in projects linked to the Russian government.
    Mike Mcintire.  New York Times.  Fri, 21 Sep 2018 23:34:54 GMT.
  • Sigma Financial Corporation Celebrates 35th Anniversary
    ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 21, 2018 -- Sigma Financial Corporation, a mid-west comprehensive financial services broker-dealer, is celebrating their 35th anniversary this week. ...
    PR Newswire.  Fri, 21 Sep 2018 21:47:00 +0000.
  • AutoNews Now: GM execs take on new roles ahead of EV push
    GM execs take on new roles ahead of EV push; Caddy's catch-up crossover; F-150 'big dog' in new ad; Report: KKR unit lines up financing for Magneti Marelli buy; From Edison to Elon?  Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:45:00 EST.
  • BlackRock's Fink: U.S. a short-term 'big winner' in China trade war
    Fink, speaking at Yahoo Finance's second annual "All Markets Summit," said the United States is currently the dominant force in the trade war because U.S. companies are benefiting from the strong dollar. ...
    Yahoo.  Thu, 20 Sep 2018 11:54:35 -0400.
  • Denmark to make money laundering fines eight times larger
    A parliamentary majority supports making fines on financial institutions found guilty of money laundering eight times larger.
    The Local.  Thu, 20 Sep 2018 12:51:36 +0200.

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