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Financial Executives Release Report on Climate Risks Calling for Agricultural Resilience

A report released today by a subcommittee of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Climate risk management in the US financial system, examines the threat that increasingly extreme and volatile weather conditions pose to the stability of financial markets, including U.S. agricultural markets. EDF representatives sat on the 35 members …

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U.S. Congress Reaches COVID-19 Aid Deal, Schedules Votes For Monday

WASHINGTON, Dec.20 (Reuters) – U.S. Congressional leaders on Sunday reached agreement on a $ 900 billion plan to provide the first new aid in months to an economy and people affected by the outbreak of the pandemic coronavirus, with votes likely on Monday. The package is said to be the …

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House Democrats ask 5 companies to return coronavirus aid

WASHINGTON – A Democrats-led subcommittee overseeing federal aid against the coronavirus requires five companies to repay loans that the panel said should have been made to small businesses. The subcommittee headed by Representative James Clyburn, DS.C., sent letters to the companies on Friday as the first official action. The House …

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Top 5 Government Business Loan Programs in India 2021

The growth of an economy depends on its MSMEs, i.e. micro, small and medium enterprises. Currently, the MSME sector provides around 11.10 crore of jobs across the country, contributing 8 percent of overall GDP. In fact, these small businesses are responsible for about 40 percent of the country’s total exports …

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No good reason to own Bitcoin other than pure price appreciation

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC et al. Claim your 1-week free trial for Street Insider Premium here. BofA commodities strategist Francisco Blanch believes there is hardly any good reason to own Bitcoin (BTC), as the digital asset is correlated with other risky assets. Additionally, BTC …

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AIDS quilts for artist and partner, sewn during new pandemic

Resonating with dinosaur iconography, the artist “saw herself as someone who was on the verge of extinction,” Carr said in a telephone interview. Below the painting are smaller squares, several of which are dedicated to his animal imagery. “He was so gentle with animals,” Ms. Vitale noted during a Zoom …

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Trump shatters restaurant hopes for immediate federal aid

Photo courtesy of Luke Domask Ignoring warnings that up to half of the restaurant industry will not survive without additional help, President Trump today announced that the White House is suspending negotiations with Congressional Democrats over another back-up plan until after the November 3 elections. Instead, Trump tweeted that he …

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GA Telesis announces agreement to acquire fleet of 777-300ER aircraft

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –GA Telesis has signed an agreement to acquire a fleet of 777-300ER aircraft powered by GE90-115B engines with an undisclosed vendor. With the world’s leading aeronautical ecosystem and given the relative size of the acquisition, GA Telesis’ The plan for this fleet will encompass …

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IATA concerned about the acquisition of GECAS by AerCap

Credit: Artturi Jalli on Unsplash. register here for GlobalData’s free bi-weekly Covid-19 report on the latest information your industry needs. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has reportedly expressed concern over the proposed deal between Irish company AerCap and GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS). The global airline industry body warned …

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The Change Company Appoints Jason Biegel Chief Operating Officer, Residential Loans

IRVINE, Calif .– (BUSINESS WIRE) –#Afro-American–The Change Company, the United States’ community development financial institution (CDFI), has appointed Jason Biegel as COO of its residential lending division, which operates under the Change Home Mortgage and Change Wholesale brands. Mr. Biegel’s appointment will take effect at the start of his employment …

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