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Education, Industries

Pandemic exacerbated financial aid office staffing problems, survey says

May 24, 2022

Via: Education Dive

Higher education has not been immune to what’s being dubbed the Great Resignation. It describes a mass exodus of workers from many industries amid the pandemic, although it is somewhat of a misnomer, as in many cases employees are jumping […]


Education, Industries

Consumer groups seek to force Ed Department to forgive Westwood College students’ loans

May 24, 2022

Via: Education Dive

The lawsuit is at least the second complaint filed against the Ed Department in recent months seeking to resolve outstanding group borrower defense claims. The borrower defense rule allows students whose institutions defrauded them to have their federal student loans […]


Energy, Industries

Oil gains on tight supply as U.S. driving season looms

May 23, 2022

Via: Investing.com

Oil prices rose slightly on Monday, supported by U.S. fuel demand, tight supply and a lack of progress towards a European ban on Russian oil, as Shanghai prepares to reopen after a two-month coronavirus lockdown that fuelled economic growth fears. […]


Energy, Industries

Finland says Russia suspending natural gas supplies

May 20, 2022

Via: ABC News

Russia will cut off natural gas to Finland after the Nordic country that applied for NATO membership this week refused President Vladimir Putin’s demand to pay in rubles, the Finnish state-owned energy company said Friday, the latest escalation over European […]


Financial Services, Industries

Zurich Insurance to exit Russian market, sell business to local team

May 20, 2022

Via: Investing.com

Zurich Insurance has agreed to sell its Russian business to members of the local team, it said on Friday, as the Swiss insurer became the latest company to announce its exit from the Russian market. A slew of companies — […]


Energy, Industries

U.S. House passes bill to fight oil and gas price gouging

May 19, 2022

Via: Investing.com

The U.S. House passed a bill on Thursday that allows the U.S. president to issue an energy emergency declaration, making it unlawful for companies to excessively increase gasoline and home fuel prices. The bill must pass the Senate, which is […]


Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Target feels inflation’s sting in first quarter, shares slip

May 18, 2022

Via: ABC News

Target took a big hit from higher costs during the first quarter despite brisk sales and shares appeared headed for their most severe sell-off since the Black Monday market crash of 1987. Profits for major retailers has come under pressure […]


Financial Services, Industries, News

US, banks unveil plan to ease food crisis from Russia’s war

May 18, 2022

Via: ABC News

The U.S., several global development banks and other groups unveiled a multi-billion dollar plan Wednesday meant to address a worldwide food security crisis exacerbated by Russia’s war in Ukraine. The Treasury Department announced that several global development banks are “working […]


Energy, Industries

EU rushes out $300 billion roadmap to ditch Russian energy

May 18, 2022

Via: ABC News

The European Union’s executive arm moved Wednesday to jump-start plans for the 27-nation bloc to abandon Russian energy amid the Kremlin’s war in Ukraine, proposing a nearly 300 billion-euro ($315 billion) package that includes more efficient use of fuels and […]


Education, Industries

Lowe’s joins in on debt-free college trend

May 17, 2022

Via: Education Dive

A few weeks before the Guild announcement, Lowe’s committed $9 million towards education of historically marginalized students to provide pathways to employment at Lowe’s. The construction vendor allocated the funds to the Charlotte Talent Initiative at Queens University’s business school, […]