Liberty Financial is helping businesses get ahead of this news

MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – It’s hard to stand out in today’s competitive market, but there are ways for business owners to get ahead. The start of a new fiscal year is a great opportunity to reassess business goals and take a closer look at the company’s finances. A Commercial loan can provide the funds a business ...

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Oregon Insight: How Families Spent Their First Child Tax Credit Payments

Here’s the Oregonian’s weekly look at the numbers behind the state’s economy. See past payments here. Millions of US households, including more than 600,000 Oregon families, received payments last month thanks to an extension of the federal child tax credit. President Joe Biden’s $ 1.9 trillion coronavirus relief program has inflated the value of credit for most families, but it ...

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To buy now, pay later, investors need to look for the best deals

Square has bet the future of “buy now, pay later” on Afterpay, buying it for $ 29 billion. Investors should spread their tokens around. The deal sparked a wave of purchases not only in online payment carts, but also in the stock market. Shares of other so-called BNPL players, including Affirm Holdings and Zip Co., surged after the deal despite ...

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Analysts say they buy stocks like Walmart & Nio

Shoppers walk past a Walmart store in San Leandro, California, United States, Thursday, May 13, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images As the earnings season draws to a close, investors’ eyes are focused on the look of the second half of 2021. Whether it’s a contagious new variant of Covid-19 causing lockdowns, shifting e-commerce trends altering consumer ...

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Hawaii paycheck protection fraud case is a snapshot of widespread abuse

It will be many years before government officials know the extent of federal pandemic assistance poorly obtained by businesses in Hawaii and across the country. This is the expectation shared recently by a regulator overseeing the integrity of US Small Business Administration financial assistance to businesses affected by COVID-19, including the Paycheck Protection Program and grants for businesses in the ...

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Failed Afghan projects swallow US money

The rapid collapse of the Afghan government at the hands of the Taliban has fueled fears of a humanitarian catastrophe, sparked a political crisis for President Joe Biden and caused scenes of desperation at Kabul airport. It also raised questions about what happened to the more than $ 1 trillion spent by the United States trying to bring peace and ...

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US House Democrats seek at least $ 160 billion in new funding for electric vehicles

An Ionity electric vehicle charging station is pictured near Dresden, Germany on August 27, 2019. REUTERS / Annegret Hilse WASHINGTON, Aug.11 (Reuters) – A group of 29 House Democrats in the United States want congressional leaders to include at least $ 160 billion in additional funding for electric vehicles as part of a spending measure of 3.5 trillion dollars, according ...

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LT group profit drops 63% at P4B

LUCIO C. Tan LT Group, Inc. (LTG) attributable net profit in the first six months fell 63% to 3.73 billion pesos from 10.03 billion pesos last year. “This is mainly due to the increase in provisions for credit losses recorded by its banking subsidiary and the elimination of the gain on disposal of real estate assets at the consolidated level,” ...

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Building the future: how China and America differ in their industrial strategy

Western efforts to change the industrial policy of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) by targeting specific industries including biotechnology, lithium batteries, semiconductors, and solar panels, with numerous tax incentives and procurement and direct financial subsidies were in vain. They were doomed to failure, as the ruling Chinese Communist Party has never shared its political power with its “private sector”, ...

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Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway boosted by US economic rebound | Business and Economy News

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is reaping the rewards of the US economic recovery. The conglomerate’s collection of manufacturers and retailers rebounded in the second quarter after being hit hard by the pandemic that ravaged the United States last year. The group of companies posted their second-highest quarterly profit on record dating back to mid-2009 and contributed to a 21% ...

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