Month: December 2017

After the African nation dealt with around four decades of Mugabe’s rule, Mnangagwa told the public that Zimbabwe was entering a new stage of democracy. With the new leader promising to boost the economy by tackling unemployment and poverty, people worldwide will be paying close attention to Mnangagwa’s actions in 2018, to see how he
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Banks are starting to headhunt actively again after years being fairly passive following the global financial crisis, a prominent recruiter said on Thursday. This time however, their focus will be on digital and fintech staff, said Declan O’Sullivan, managing director of search firm Kerry Consulting. The rising influence of digital and banking-specific technology — so-called
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Massachusetts’ top securities regulator said his office is qualified to issue a warning on bitcoin because the digital currency is “entirely speculation.” “It doesn’t pass the smell test,” William Galvin, secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, said Wednesday on CNBC “Fast Money.” “There is no product here. This is entirely speculation. That’s already been proven
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But others say Crown Prince Mohammed’s spending habits and his corruption crackdown are separate issues, and those who conflate them might fuel misconceptions about public opinion Saudi Arabia. Crown Prince Mohammed is trying to rein in widespread corruption, not discretionary spending by the future king, said Bernard Haykel, professor of Near Eastern studies at Princeton
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Amazon‘s search for a second headquarters outside Seattle is just the beginning of a tech exodus from expensive coastal cities to cheaper inland locations, Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman said Wednesday. “Silicon Valley is going to leave Silicon Valley — that’s already happened,” Kelman told CNBC’s “Power Lunch.” “The technology companies, the Wall Street companies, they’re
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JPMorgan Chase will pay $2.8 million to settle charges that a broker-dealer unit lacked sufficient controls to safeguard customer securities from several countries over more than eight years, a U.S. regulator said on Wednesday. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said JPMorgan Clearing created hundreds of millions of dollars of deficits by violating U.S. rules designed
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