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Category: Capital and Risk


Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Biden: ‘My Effort to Combat Climate Change Is Not Raising the Price of Gas’; Sen. Toomey: ‘Unbelievable’

November 24, 2021

Via: CNSNews.com

President Biden on Tuesday took credit for the supposed strength of the U.S. economy — “the strongest economic recovery in the world,” he called it. But he also said don’t blame him for the “painful” spike in gasoline prices. Higher […]


Capital and Risk, Insurance, Regulations

Biden’s Proposed Inflation Cap on Drug Prices Includes Privately Insurance Plans

November 22, 2021

Via: Insurance Journal

Workers and families with private health insurance would reap savings on prescription drugs from a little-noticed provision in President Joe Biden’s sweeping social agenda bill. It’s meant to break the cycle of annual price increases for widely used medicines. That […]


Capital and Risk, Credit

CFPB Report Finds Disparity in Number of Credit Report Disputes in Black and Hispanic Neighborhoods

November 22, 2021

Via: JD Supra

The CFPB recently released a report on Consumer Credit Disputes finding that consumers in majority Black and Hispanic neighborhoods had a disproportionally higher amount of disputes on their credit reports. The report indicates that this trend was across several credit […]


Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic, Regulations

House Prepares to Pass Largest Tax-and-Spending Bill in History

November 19, 2021

Via: CNSNews.com

“Never in American history will so many taxes be raised and so much borrowing be needed to pay for all this reckless spending.” McCarthy’s marathon speech began at 8:38 p.m. Thursday and ended eight hours and 32 minutes later, at […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

GBP/USD Outlook – Sterling Propped Up by Data But US Dollar Strength Controls Cable

November 19, 2021

Via: DailyFX

Keep up to date with all market-moving data releases and events by using the DailyFX Calendar The latest UK retail sales data for October beat market expectations, boosted primarily by higher sales in non-food stores, according to the Office for […]


Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic, Regulations

‘Build Back Better’ Bill Could Cost Taxpayers $10.5 Billion by Boosting Illegal Alien Eligibility for Benefits

November 17, 2021

Via: CNSNews.com

It’ll be easier for illegal aliens to obtain billions of dollars of taxpayer-funded benefits, if Democrats’ Build Back Better bill (H.R. 5376) is enacted. Currently, applicants must provide a valid Social Security number in order to receive benefits – but, […]


Capital and Risk, Operational

5 Reasons Why Ransomware Costs are Getting Higher

November 17, 2021

Via: TechBullion

The ransomware epidemic has been ongoing for many years now, with no end in sight. The ransomware cost is getting higher and higher for both companies and individuals alike. Here are five reasons why the ransomware cost is getting higher: […]


Capital and Risk, Trading

3 Top Dividend Stocks to Buy With $1,000

November 16, 2021

Via: Yahoo

When assessing income-generating stocks, one important thing to note is the yield, which measures the percentage the company pays out in dividends in relation to its stock price. As you analyze, you might come upon an expensive stock with a […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

US Dollar Upside Maintained Amid Retail Sales Beat

November 16, 2021

Via: DailyFX

Another firm set of retail sales figures with a beat across the board. Meanwhile, revisions to the prior month’s report were slightly mixed, however, US retail sales nonetheless remain robust. Most notably, the retail sales control group figure rose 1.6% […]


Capital and Risk, Insurance

Big Europe Reinsurers See Strong 9M Earnings Despite High Natural Disaster Losses

November 15, 2021

Via: Insurance Journal

All four major European reinsurers reported a strong improvement in earnings for the nine months, compared to the same period last year, according to a report from Fitch Ratings. Sharply lower non-life, coronavirus-related claims, strong premium growth and resilient investment […]