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- Africa: African Entrepreneurs Turning to Crowdfunding
[Deutsche Welle] The banks wouldn't give him a loan, so Cameroonian Georges Badjang approached a crowdfunding platform. Although relatively unknown in Africa, this alternative source of finance is helping his firm grow.
All Africa. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:01:20 GMT.
- Your Money: 6 Tips for Avoiding the Worst Student Loan Repayment Traps
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau accused Navient, the nation’s largest student loan servicer, of much wrongdoing. Here’s how to steer clear of problems.
Ron Lieber. New York Times. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:00:19 GMT.
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- Hammond says Britain open to brightest migrants
Post-Brexit Britain will keep its doors open to skilled foreigners who attend the best universities, finance minister Philip Hammond said Friday as the country bids to regain control over immigration. ...
Yahoo. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 05:47:41 -0500.
- Mnuchin's Banking Record Under Fire at Senate Hearing
Some Americans found themselves reliving the worst days of the financial crisis this week, as the U.S. Senate held hearings on the nomination of Wall Street veteran Steven Mnuchin to lead the Treasury Department. Mil Arcega reports.
Voice of America. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 01:06:00 -0500.
- Discover Financial Services Declares Quarterly Dividend for Preferred and Common Stock
RIVERWOODS, Ill. - The Board of Directors of Discover Financial Services declared a quarterly cash dividend on its Fixed Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series B, in the amount of $16.25 per share. ... ...
Business Wire. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:30:00 UTC.
- Steven Mnuchin, Treasury Nominee, Failed to Disclose $100 Million in Assets
Mr. Mnuchin, who is testifying before the Senate Finance Committee, also did not list his role as a director of an investment fund in the Cayman Islands on a questionnaire.
Alan Rappeport. New York Times. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:15:41 GMT.
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- MEDIA ALERT: Equinix Sets Conference Call for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. ...
PR Newswire. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:05:00 EST.
- Nick Galluccio: Buy These 4 Housing Recovery Stocks
A housing recovery, steepening yield curve, easing of regulations and lower corporate taxes are like manna from heaven for financial firms.
By Nicholas Galluccio, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:23:00 -0500.
- Trump's Treasury Nominee Faces Foreclosure Questions
Donald Trump's nominee to head the Treasury Department says he "saved thousands of jobs" with a bold investment in an expensive, failing bank during the financial crisis. Steve Mnuchin spoke Thursday to the U.S. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:25:59 -0500.
- Barclays boss: UK will remain financial lungs of Europe
Jes Staley, chief executive of Barclays, says the UK will continue to be the "financial lungs" of Europe even after it leaves the EU.
BBC News. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:54:00 GMT.
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