Month: January 2021

If you are looking for a new job or want to try out a new position within your current industry, you will need to present yourself to potential employers. If you have been out of work for several years or haven’t updated your resume in a decade, learning the updated rules of resume writing and
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Brussels has attempted to quell the backlash against its rushed moves to curb vaccine exports, after drawing international criticism and causing uproar for threatening the Irish border arrangements between the UK and the EU. Canada and Japan both raised concerns over new EU export rules, introduced on Friday, requiring manufacturers to obtain permission before shipping
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Outdoor kitchens, enhanced seating and fire features are all on trend for 2021. SCG CERAMICS PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED / GEOLUXE® // WELLNESS BY DESIGN (TILLER PRESS, SEPTEMBER 2020) (C) J. GOLD Outdoor living has been a growing home improvement category for years, but the Covid-19 pandemic has really elevated the importance of having private space
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Ripple Labs has officially responded to the complaint by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Besides explaining that the XRP cryptocurrency is not a security, Ripple accuses the securities regulator of being out of step, picking winners and losers, as well as distorting facts regarding the cryptocurrency. In the court document filed on Jan.
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Economic Security Planning, Inc. Today’s column addresses questions about whether spousal benefits are automatic or not, the possibility of receiving spousal benefits after taking retirement benefits at 62 and an unexplained delay in Social Security processing an application. Larry Kotlikoff is a Professor of Economics at Boston University and the founder and president of Economic
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Project finance and public finance attorneys Adam Gordon and Jade Turner-Bond were elected to Nixon Peabody LLP’s global partnership, effective Feb. 1. Gordon, based in New York, concentrates on infrastructure, economic development and project finance. He routinely is bond counsel, disclosure counsel, underwriters’ counsel and bank counsel on tax-exempt and taxable bond issuances. He has
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The major gold miners’ upcoming earnings season should prove amazing.  They enjoyed some of the highest prevailing gold prices ever witnessed last… by Adam Hamilton of Zeal LLC The major gold miners’ upcoming earnings season should prove amazing.  They enjoyed some of the highest prevailing gold prices ever witnessed last quarter, which sure ought to
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AMC Entertainment, the largest movie theatre chain in the world, has capped off the first month of the new year with a staggering 525% gain in its share price. Founded in 1920 by the Dubinsky brothers, AMC Entertainment (AMC) now operates approximately 1,000 theatres and 11,000 screens across 15 countries. The emergence of the coronavirus
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If you have a traditional 401(k), you will have to pay taxes when you take a 401(k) distribution. That 401(k) money is subject to ordinary income tax. The amount you pay is based on your tax bracket, and if you’re younger than 59½, add a 10% early withdrawal penalty in most cases. That could put your tax
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After months of Republican concern that Joe Biden would be soft on Beijing, the new US president received unexpected praise from a leading China hawk after less than two weeks in the White House. “President Biden [and his team] are off to a great start on China,” Robert O’Brien, the final national security adviser to
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Blockchain technologies and their associated market gained tremendous momentum this past year. The colossal developments and the aggressive funding of ideas across this nascent industry have sparked some serious debate as to the veritable value of blockchain. Before implementing blockchain technology, managers, builders and developers need to ask themselves one question: “why blockchain?” What necessitates
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Just recently, the Bitcoin Cash community has been discussing the large number of transactions the network has been seeing on a daily basis during the last month. Statistics show that bitcoin cash daily transactions have been increasing every day since the last week of 2020. Bitcoin Cash miners have processed upwards of 300,000+ daily transactions
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After reporting a surplus of $3.3 million at the end of fiscal year 2020, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board has temporarily reduced certain market-based fees by 40% for a year and a half. The MSRB announced that decision Jan. 29 after its quarterly board meeting earlier in the week. The move will cost the MSRB
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Yesterday New Century (ASX:NCZ) touted a 70% increase in quarterly adjusted EBITDA to A$22.4 million from A$13.2 million September quarter. The operating cash margin from receipted sales was A$12.7m for the quarter and an average realised quarterly zinc price of US$1.19/lb, up 12%. Weather played havoc on mining operations dropping production 4% quarter-on-quarter. “Zinc metal
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