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Where to donate to bolster a quiet art scene

As we move into April, treating people sick with Covid-19 and preventing others from becoming so remains a priority in New York, as it does across the country. But how can we pay attention to others particularly affected by the crisis? The city-wide shutdown of non-essential services has devastated the …

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Gunvor tests commodity loan offer

Through Mi Wong dog, Mirzaan Jamwal, LPC * Loans: higher margin reflects growing unease among lenders with the industry HONG KONG, May 22 (LPC) – Gunvor Group offers a 20bp higher margin on its latest syndicated loan targeted at Asia, in the first test of new price levels for the …

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Israel had secret talks with Arab countries: Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel has had secret talks with several Arab countries to normalize relations, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. “There are a lot more undisclosed meetings with Arab and Muslim leaders,” Netanyahu said in a joint address here on Sunday alongside Jared Kushner, son-in-law and senior adviser to US President Donald Trump, …

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Industry recedes from 2020 recession

APRA’s year-end banking record is dismal, but hopeful. In 2020, a year of crisis and Covid, a point of difference for the Australian banking sector is that it is not the Australian general insurance sector. Insurance profits last year were zero, at least for general insurance, as provisions and losses …

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Costco is the best retail apocalypse stock of 2021

While a number of retailers have struggled or closed stores over the past year, there is one. discretionary consumption a business that will survive and even prosper in a context of increasing competition and economic volatility. Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST) is a smart bet for investors looking for a stable …

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Democrats Block CCC Funding In Interim Bill | 09/21/2020

Democratic leaders in Congress have refused to allow the replenishment of a key Agriculture Department account, accusing the White House of using it as a “political slush fund.” The Trump administration and farm groups had asked Congress to include a provision in an interim financing bill to top up Commodity …

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90% of mortgages are back – but there’s a catch

Updated January 8, 2021 6min read Updated January 8, 2021 6min read First-time buyers can move up the property ladder again with a down payment as low as 10%. However, the interest rates they are currently facing could exceed 5%. Are there still affordable first mortgages? Article by Nick Green. …

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How to improve your credit score for buying a home

A good credit rating is very important when buying a home. Here’s why: It has long been established that most South Africans struggle with the weight of debt. Individuals and households continued to search loans and credit facilities in order to finance their daily expenses and to pay off debts …

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Please keep me safe

Dear Facebook, I’ve heard quite a few people say that Facebook kept them sane during the global pandemic. They can see pictures of their children and grandchildren, they can communicate with their friends, and they can show off their new cooking and baking skills. For me, you can replace the …

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Adventures by Disney suspends tours until the end of 2020

Cancellations include Adventures by Disney River cruise itineraries. Photo: Disney. Adventures by Disney has suspended departures until the end of the year due to COVID-19. This includes Adventures by Disney and AmaWaterways river cruises. All Rhine, Rhone, Seine and Danube cruises and their associated escape trips to Amsterdam, Budapest and …

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Why EHang Holdings’ stock fell 15% in one day

What happened Aviation investors electric vehicle (aka “air taxi”) manufacturer EHang Holdings (NASDAQ: EH) have an … exciting week. The adventure began on Tuesday, when short seller Wolfpack Research unleashed a plank at EHang, accusing the company of being “an elaborate stock promotion” that signs “bogus sales contracts for the …

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Why IMAX stock jumped 9.8% today

What happened Actions of entertainment technology specialist IMAX (NYSE: IMAX) jumped to 9.8% higher on Tuesday. The company reported strong results for the Chinese New Year holiday this weekend, followed by some bullish analyst notes. So what IMAX projections grossed a record $ 25 million over the Chinese New Year …

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Commercial provisions in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

COBRA healthcare coverage Section 9501 – Employees have new options for extending COBRA health care coverage. Former unemployed employees can get bonus assistance from April 1, 2021 to September 30, 2021. Rental assistance to tenants – Indirect assistance to landlords Section 3201 – Low-income tenants may be eligible for Emergency …

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Low-income students to get the most out of college admissions reform

Student protest against how A-grade grades were awarded this year – until the government returns … [+] take teachers’ predictions more into account (Photo by Dominika Zarzycka / NurPhoto via Getty Images) NurPhoto via Getty Images Students from low-income backgrounds stand to benefit the most from university admissions reforms, according …

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