Month: October 2020

Boris Johnson has announced tougher coronavirus restrictions across England — including strict travel restrictions and the closure of pubs and restaurants — as he admitted the current approach had failed to stem an alarming second wave of the pandemic. The prime minister told a Downing Street press conference on Saturday evening that the new restrictions
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RBC Wealth Management added a veteran UBS team to its roster with more than $475 million in client assets. The Loupee/Graziani Wealth Management Group, based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, includes advisors Robert Loupee and Michael Graziani and senior client associate Barbara Pesci, according to the firm. The advisors, previously with UBS for nearly a decade,
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On Friday the Swiss town of Wetzikon — formerly best-known for its idyllic pastures and churches — launched a blockchain-based program to support small and medium-sized local businesses affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. Valued at 250,000 Swiss francs ($280,000), the initial aid disbursement will be funded with a municipal credit line earmarked for the Coronavirus
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The Banks will fight every uptick in the final days in order to keep gold from finishing the quarter and the year with a price that begins with a “2”…  by Craig Hemke via Sprott Money News That the year is five-sixths complete is reason alone to celebrate. Even if you don’t usually party on
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Monty Rakusen | Cultura | Getty Images Company: Contura Energy, Inc. (CTRA) Business: Contura is large scale provider of metallurgical (“met”) and thermal coal. The company has mining operations across coal basins in Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. It supplies both metallurgical coal to produce steel and thermal coal to generate power. The met coal
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Boris Johnson will announce tougher Covid-19 restrictions in England in an admission that the government’s current approach is failing to stem an alarming second wave of the pandemic. Mr Johnson decided to rip up his previous strategy after a new document published on Friday showed the number of coronavirus infections and hospital admissions had surpassed
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Aaron Marshall is CEO & Co-Founder of Keyrenter Property Management, the nation’s leading property management and real estate franchise. getty For everybody — and certainly those in property management and the real estate industry — this entire year has been a big question mark, or maybe an endless string of curse words. But I don’t think the
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The acting director of the U.S. Office Comptroller of Currency (OCC) Brian Brooks says the creation of the U.S. digital dollar is a terrible one because the government is not good at building things. Instead, Brooks believes tech companies, which already possess the know-how, to be in a better position to issue stable digital currencies.
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Image source: The Motley Fool. Sandstorm Gold (NYSEMKT:SAND)Q3 2020 Earnings CallOct 30, 2020, 11:30 a.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good morning, my name is Mike and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Sandstorm Gold conference call. All
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by visualcapitalist Public sector debt has been a contentious topic for many years. While some believe that excessive government borrowing can be harmful over the long term, others have argued that it acts as a powerful tool for stimulating growth. In the U.S., the latter view appears to have taken hold. Since 2008, America’s national debt
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For Chinese officials working on the country’s 14th five-year plan, the US looms large over the drafting process. One senior Chinese government official advising on the five-year plan’s manufacturing strategies said that regardless of whether Donald Trump is re-elected on November 3 or defeated by Joe Biden, “it is certain that industrial decoupling between the
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If you are American and the enforced jollity of Thanksgiving makes you anxious, think how the turkeys must feel. This year brings them a respite. The pandemic is dragging into autumn, which means sales of gobblers look set to fall. Turkey is still the centrepiece of most Thanksgiving meals in the US. About 46m of
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