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Prosus group trading profit rose in H1, e-commerce losses widen

November 22, 2021

Via: Investing.com

Prosus (OTC:PROSF), which owns a $175 billion minority stake in Chinese internet gaming and social media group Tencent, posted an 8% rise in first-half trading profit to $2.9 billion as revenue rose rapidly in its overall portfolio. Sometimes compared to […]


Finance Tech, Trading

U.S. SEC charges individuals in ‘meme stock’ options trading scheme

September 27, 2021

Via: Investing.com

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday charged two individuals for a fraudulent trading scheme involving so-called “meme stocks” in early 2021. The securities regulator said it has charged a Florida resident and his friend who used wash trading […]


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Business economists lower growth forecasts due to virus

September 27, 2021

Via: ABC News

The nation’s business economists now expect slower economic growth this year due to the widespread delta variant of the coronavirus, while also saying the economy could improve more quickly next year as vaccinations become more accepted. In a survey being […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

September 24, 2021

Via: ABC News

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for November delivery rose 68 cents to $73.98 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil for November delivery rose 84 cents to $78.09 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for October delivery rose 2 cents to $2.19 a gallon. […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Gold Price Forecast: Pointing Lower After September Fed Meeting – Levels for XAU/USD

September 23, 2021

Via: DailyFX

We’ve been ambivalent about rallies in gold prices for the past several weeks. Just two days ago it was noted that “what’s happening in gold prices is nothing more than a ‘dead cat bounce’…in recent Fed meetings and moreover, minutes […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

USD Price Action: US Dollar Rallies to Sept High, Focus Shifts to the Fed

September 17, 2021

Via: DailyFX

The US Dollar came into the week sticking with a fairly well-defined range. And that range held through the first few days of this week, through a CPI report on Tuesday and a really strong retail sales report yesterday. On […]


Education, Industries

New Jersey governor signs college cost transparency law

September 17, 2021

Via: Education Dive

Efforts to make clearer how much students will be paying for college have ramped up among states and the federal government for several years, especially as scrutiny of the cost of higher education grows. New Jersey’s requirements are expansive, now […]


Education, Industries

Iowa’s public universities request $22M in additional funding

September 17, 2021

Via: Education Dive

While the leaders of the institutions all said during a state Board of Regents meeting Thursday that the funding would help improve their schools, Iowa State University President Wendy Wintersteen took a stronger stance, stressing that it was an “imperative” […]


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Restaurant prices just had their biggest spike in 40 years

August 13, 2021

Via: Markets Insider

Restaurants prices are increasing faster than they have in decades as labor and ingredients grow more expensive. Pricing for dining out increased 0.8% from June to July this year, according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Menu […]


Education, Industries

How could investing in regional colleges help communities?

August 13, 2021

Via: Education Dive

Like any other industry, higher education has its haves and its have-nots. Often falling on the have-not side are regional colleges, loosely defined as four-year public schools that aren’t flagship or research institutions. Though regional colleges outnumber their flagship counterparts, […]