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My journey in personal finance

My journey in personal finance

I’ve been writing this column for eight years and been writing about personal finance for more than a decade, all told. In that time my husband and I been through many personal financial milestones. We’ve had two children; bought, rented out and then sold an apartment; bought and renovated a house; switched from employment to […]

JD.com's Finance Arm to Issue Asset-Backed Securities on a Blockchain

JD.com's Finance Arm to Issue Asset-Backed Securities on a Blockchain

JD Finance, a subsidiary of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, announced on Wednesday that it is planning to issue asset-backed securities (ABSs) on a blockchain. According to a report from the Securities Times, an outlet of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, JD Finance established the project in partnership with Huatai Securities, a brokerage firm that will underwrite the […]

Iran Steps Back From Introducing Antiterrorism Finance Rules As Fresh US Sanctions Loom

Iran Steps Back From Introducing Antiterrorism Finance Rules As Fresh US Sanctions Loom

Iran Steps Back From Introducing Antiterrorism Finance Rules As Fresh US Sanctions Loom  Forbes Full coverage Source link

New Lake County finance director

New Lake County finance director

Libertyville Finance Director Patrice Sutton will be hired as the director of finance and administrative service in Lake County effective July 9, replacing Gary Gordon who resigned last April. Sutton has 17 years in government finance experience serving as deputy finance director for Lake County from 2010 to 2016 before taking the post in Libertyville. […]

AYE Finance lands Rs 147 crore from CapitalG and others

AYE Finance lands Rs 147 crore from CapitalG and others

NEW DELHI: CapitalG, the growth-stage investment arm of Google’s parent company Alphabet, has led a Rs 147 crore funding round in non-banking financial company (NBFC) AYE Finance, in the process marking its first bet in the Indian financial services sector. The Series-C round of funding, which had Unitus Capital as the financial advisor to the […]

US CFTC Suspects Bitcoin Futures Price Manipulation, Subpoenas Exchanges

US CFTC Suspects Bitcoin Futures Price Manipulation, Subpoenas Exchanges

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has sent subpoenas to four cryptocurrency exchanges asking for trading data, according to the Wall Street Journal which cited people familiar with the matter. Background The exchanges are Coinbase, Kraken, itBit and Bitstamp. It is from these sources that the price of Bitcoin futures as sold by CME Group […]

House Finance Committee passes $9.5 billion budget

House Finance Committee passes $9.5 billion budget

House Finance Committee passes $9.5 billion budget. (WJAR) PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WJAR) —  Rhode Island’s House Finance Committee approved its version of the state budget late Friday night. The $9.5 billion package includes money to continue phasing out the Vehicle Excise Tax. It also approves legal sports betting at the Twin River Casino. The House budget […]

The Evolving Regulatory Landscape For Litigation Finance

The Evolving Regulatory Landscape For Litigation Finance

Litigation finance is booming. And as lawyers well know, with great expansion comes great… regulation. At last week’s most interesting conference on litigation finance, hosted by IMN, I learned about the latest developments at a panel entitled “Regulatory, Ethical, and Court-imposed Restrictions on Litigation Finance.” Moderator Daniel Saval, partner at Kobre & Kim, opened by […]

Finance Committee to vote on amended 2019 budget Friday

Finance Committee to vote on amended 2019 budget Friday

More Local News PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI/AP) — The House Finance Committee has decided to vote Friday on an amended version of the 2019 state budget bill, according to Finance Chairman Marvin Abney. The new version of the state budget was originally supposed to be unveiled Thursday night, with a committee vote shortly thereafter, but State House leaders delayed […]

Auto Trader profits rise 10% on prices, online finance

Auto Trader profits rise 10% on prices, online finance

Peter Campbell, Motor Industry Correspondent June 7, 2018 Print this page A rise in used car prices and publishing online finance deals helped profits at online marketplace Auto Trader Group rise by 10 per cent last year. Annual pre-tax profit climbed from £193.4m to £210.8m, on revenues that were 7 per cent higher at £330.1m. During […]