Month: June 2020

Getty Images Banks have pulled back from a popular credit card promotion on concerns that borrowers struggling during the coronavirus crisis may leave them with defaulting loans. Balance transfer offers, which typically entice borrowers to move their debt to a new lender in exchange for a temporary 0% interest rate, have been sharply reduced at banks
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The Puerto Rico Oversight Board approved a fiscal plan expected to increase property tax revenues to the island’s municipal governments by 26%. The governments have been struggling financially. The move Friday afternoon is an attempt by the board to free localities from depending on central government subsidies. Puerto Rico Executive Director Natalie Jaresko said improving
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The LKS Foundation is an Italian non-profit foundation that aims to promote initiatives that use the principle of sharing information through blockchain technology and spread the culture of fintech to innovate in sectors such as crowdfunding, ICO, and decentralized finance technologies. The Foundation’s President, Federico Olivo, is chairman and co-founder at Vistra SRL, a company
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MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – DECEMBER 03: Actors Ashton Kutcher (L) and Mila Kunis attend the 2018 … [+] Breakthrough Prize at NASA Ames Research Center on December 3, 2017 in Mountain View, California. (Photo by C Flanigan/FilmMagic) FilmMagic The first home Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis bought together is now for sale asking $13.99 million
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David Vaudt is ending his seven-year term as chairman of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board on June 30. David Vaudt’s last day as chairman of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board is Tuesday. The 66-year-old former Iowa State Auditor, who is completing a seven-year term, has been commuting from Iowa to GASB’s headquarters in Connecticut since
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NEW YORK, NY – MAY 28: Ryan Serhant is seen at photoshoot in soho on May 28, 2020 in New York City. … [+] (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images) GC Images While Bravo made Ryan Serhant a household name, it’s his innovative, forwarding-thinking approach to selling real estate that’s made him one of the top brokers in
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Real estate agents leave a home for sale during a broker open house in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Mortgage rates remained at a record low last week, but refinance demand pulled back anyway. That, in addition to a brief respite in the surprisingly strong demand from homebuyers, caused total mortgage application
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Vricon 3D visualization of Damascus, Syria. Maxar Space and satellite imagery company Maxar Technologies is taking full ownership of a joint venture it has held with Swedish aerospace group Saab, which the U.S. company expects will further its analytics offering. Maxar announced after the market closed on Tuesday that it intends to acquire full ownership of 3D
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Recurring coronavirus outbreaks will probably hold back U.S. economic growth and leave unemployment at elevated levels in the coming years, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans said. “My forecast assumes growth is held back by the response to intermittent localized outbreaks — which might be made worse by the faster-than-expected reopenings,” Evans said
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Are you interested in purchasing Bitcoin? If so, it’s essential to understand the potential security risks surrounding it. With cybercriminals ramping up their attacks, cryptocurrency will likely be a target.  Here’s what you need to know. Wallets Carry Risks Cryptocurrency enthusiasts use both hot and cold wallets to store their Bitcoin. A hot wallet has
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