Clinton Foundation sees 2020 plunge into giveaways and grants

Contributions and grants to the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation fell by millions in 2020 to the lowest amount in at least a decade, according to Internal Revenue Service documents. IRS statements show that the Clinton Foundation received $ 16.3 million last year in contributions and grants, a steep …

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Falling Real Yields Key to Market Recovery: What Investors Need to Know

Meet the force behind TINA – the popular acronym among traders for the idea that “there is no alternative” to stocks. Real, or inflation-adjusted, yields on safe government bonds have remained consistently negative despite rising inflation, contributing to continued demand from yield-hungry investors for stocks and other assets perceived to …

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Council of Visitors summary of actions and discussions

The James Madison University Visitors Council met on Friday, November 19, 2021 at the Festival Conference and Student Center. Here is a summary of the actions taken by the board and the main topics of discussion during the board meeting: Approved the minutes of the Visitors Council meeting of September …

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ESMA Changes Derivatives Trading and Clearing Obligations to Facilitate LIBOR Transition

ESMA has proposed changes to the Clearing Obligation (CO) and Derivatives Trading Obligations (DTO) to support the ongoing market transition away from the EONIA and Libor benchmarks. In its report, the European securities regulator suggested draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) that modify the scope of the trading obligations for over-the-counter …

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Retail sales rise in October as Christmas arrives early

gHello. Retail sales volumes rose 0.8% in October as shoppers started shopping for Christmas gifts early, official figures show. The monthly increase included a 4.2% jump in non-food sales, with people buying clothing, toys and sports equipment. It follows warnings from companies urging consumers to buy early for the holiday …

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SEC “Zombie Claims” Not Reactivated With New Law, Penny Stock Fraud Charged With

The seal of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission at their headquarters in Washington, DC, United States, on May 12, 2021. REUTERS / Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register now Law firms Related documents The names of companies and law firms shown above …

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Divestment conversation should follow Middlebury’s model • The Tulane Hullabaloo

(Gabe Darley) A growing number of student activists are pushing Tulane University to refinance its $ 3 billion endowment at the expense of fossil fuels. These activists hope that our school will follow in the footsteps of Harvard University, Boston university and the University of Minnesota, among others who all …

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Oregon tax evader owned millions of real estate and businesses, but posed as a poor man to collect food stamps, prosecutors say

It may take a while, but the IRS always comes. An Oregon computer consultant who owned assets and businesses for millions of dollars was sentenced to 3.5 years in prison after a complex, decades-long effort to avoid paying his taxes. Robert Andrew Lund, 63, of Lebanon, Oregon, had gone to …

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What comes after a record performance? A “big, big bonus”

With financial services delivering strong returns across the board – despite continued disruption from Covid-19 – employees should expect significant year-end bonuses. According to executive recruiters and a third quarter report from Johnson Associates. a financial services compensation consulting firm, there will be significant year-end incentives across all financial services, …

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The risk of debt distress hangs over the Korean stock market amid increasing new offerings

The debt distress that plagued South Korean stock exchanges in their record-breaking IPO year, surpassing $ 17 billion, is expected to last throughout the year and weigh on stock performance next year, as new bulk offers are scheduled for the end of the year. Samsung Heavy Industries Co. is preparing …

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