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Morning Brief: Trump meets Putin in Helsinki

Morning Brief: Trump meets Putin in Helsinki

Monday, July 16, 2018 What to watch today Investors and traders will be listening for developments as President Donald Trump travels overseas. Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland. Among other things, markets will be interested in possible changes to sanctions against Russia. In the U.S., we’ll get the June retail sales report. […]

Finance ministry's own division shares EC's concerns on electoral bonds & transparency

Finance ministry's own division shares EC's concerns on electoral bonds & transparency

The Financial Sector Reforms and Legislation Division has agreed with the EC’s view, which is that the new laws are ‘retrograde’ and need to be withdrawn. New Delhi: The Election Commission’s concerns over the transparency of electoral bonds, introduced via the Finance Act, 2017, have been supported by the Financial Sector Reforms and Legislation Division […]

Home remodeling: How to finance your project

Home remodeling: How to finance your project

Pete Gerardo The Mortgage Reports Contributor How to finance home improvements The right home improvements can add value and equity to your property. And the less you spend paying for home remodeling, the higher your return on investment. The cheapest financing is usually backed by your home: FHA 203(k) refinancing, cash-out refinancing, home equity loans […]

Russians relied on bitcoin to finance election hacking, prosecutors say

Russians relied on bitcoin to finance election hacking, prosecutors say

The 12 Russians indicted on Friday for conspiracy to interfere in the 2016 presidential election used well-known tactics to penetrate computer systems. To finance the operation, they relied on bitcoin, federal prosecutors said. The indictment, which stemmed from the investigation of special counsel Robert Mueller, described the activities in a section on money laundering. “The […]

ThyssenKrupp appoints finance boss Guido Kerkhoff as interim CEO

ThyssenKrupp appoints finance boss Guido Kerkhoff as interim CEO

Patrick McGee July 13, 2018 Print this page Thyssenkrupp’s supervisory board has unanimously appointed finance head Guido Kerkhoff to serve as interim chief executive following the unexpected resignation of Heinrich Hiesinger last week. Mr Kerkhoff “will run the company until the supervisory board has completed the structured process of finding a successor,” for Mr Hiesinger, […]

What to expect in the next generation of healthcare finance technologies

What to expect in the next generation of healthcare finance technologies

Financial information systems vendors are injecting emerging technologies into their software to advance value-based care initiatives and new payment models. To that end, healthcare finance, IT and operations leaders need to pay attention to three key areas in planning for next generation financial management tools: visualization, artificial intelligence and Blockchain, all delivered via cloud services, […]

Another review set for Iowa Finance Authority

Another review set for Iowa Finance Authority

DES MOINES — The Iowa Finance Authority is undergoing another financial review, this time going back to 2011 when David Jamison became director. Jamison was fired based on allegations of sexual harassment, the Finance Authority announced Wednesday. The new probe by accounting firm Eide Bailly is expected to cost up to $75,000, is on top […]

Suning signs with SAP for smart retail, finance, sport R&D

Suning signs with SAP for smart retail, finance, sport R&D

China’s Suning Holdings group and German software company SAP have partnered to conduct research in artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), big data, cloud computing, and blockchain technologies in China’s retail, financial, and sports sectors. The agreement, signed by Suning Holdings Group chairman Zhang Jindong and Digital Business Services Organisation leader at SAP Michael […]

Morning Brief: Trump picks Kavanaugh for Supreme Court vacancy

Morning Brief: Trump picks Kavanaugh for Supreme Court vacancy

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 What to watch today On Tuesday, the economics calendar will bring investors the May report on job openings — which reached a record in April — and comes after Friday’s strong June jobs report showed the economy continues to create more than 200,000 jobs per month. The NFIB’s latest small business […]

Russia's Finance Ministry Warns Of Another Price Collapse

Russia's Finance Ministry Warns Of Another Price Collapse

If prices remain at their current level, another collapse could be around the corner, the Russian Finance Ministry has warned in a report, cited by Sputnik. According to the report, the long-term equilibrium price level for crude oil is currently around US$50-60 a barrel, but actual prices are substantially higher than that and “the current […]