S. Korea's Moon sacks finance minister, policy chief

S. Korea's Moon sacks finance minister, policy chief

SEOUL: South Korean President Moon Jae-in sacked his top two economic officials Friday, the government said, as the world’s 11th-largest economy struggles with slowing growth, rising unemployment and persistent income gaps. Finance minister Kim Dong-yeon and presidential chief of staff for policy Jang Ha-sung had both been replaced, top Blue House spokesman Yoon Young-chan said […]

Stock futures pull back

Stock futures pull back

Stocks clawed back after posting early losses. The S&P 500 (^GSPC) fell 0.06%, or 1.73 points, as of 9:55 a.m. ET, paring some losses. The Dow (^DJI) turned around and rose 0.03%, or 7.04 points. The Nasdaq (^IXIC) fell 0.13%, or 10.54 points. On Wednesday, the S&P 500 and the Dow each posted their best one-day […]

Stocks surge to best post-midterm rally in more than 30 years

Stocks surge to best post-midterm rally in more than 30 years

Stocks soared as the results of the US midterm elections panned out as anticipated, with Democrats winning back control of the House of Representatives and Republicans retaining the Senate. The S&P 500 (^GSPC) rose 2.11%, or 58.23 points as of market close. The Dow (^DJI) climbed 2.12%, or 542.67 points, and rallied Wednesday afternoon after President […]

Finance Employees Are Fastest Growing Segment of Local Government Workforce

Most local governments haven’t been on hiring sprees lately. But one area where they appear to be adding employees is finance. The latest data from the Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of Public Employment and Payroll shows that employees working in finance-related roles increased 5.4 percent between 2014 and 2017. While that might not be a […]

Yahoo Finance's live programming is expanding!

Yahoo Finance's live programming is expanding!

Yahoo Finance continues to expand! BEGINNING MONDAY our new programming line-up features the pairing of veteran financial journalists Julie Hyman and Adam Shapiro co-anchoring “Midday Movers.” Heading into the closing bell, join “The Final Round” which now begins at 3pm EST for extended market analysis. Yahoo Finance is dedicated to bringing you the best live […]

Nipissing MPP and Minister of Finance Vic Fedeli issues challenge

Nipissing MPP and Minister of Finance Vic Fedeli issues challenge

Challenge accepted. Challenge complete. Not one to back down from a challenge, Nipissing MPP and Minister of Finance, Vic Fedeli got his flu shot in his home riding on Saturday.   “Our health minister Christine Elliott challenged all cabinet ministers and MPP’s to get a flu shot, and here I am today in North Bay […]

Grasso Tech students learn about personal finance

Grasso Tech students learn about personal finance

Groton — Buy a car in cash. Graduate from college debt-free. Own a home. Have a stable emergency fund. Start a business or 10. Become a millionaire by age 25. Those are some of the financial goals, written in chalk on a board in a classroom at Ella T. Grasso Technical School, that a group of 11th grade […]

Supply chain finance helps SMEs in emerging markets

Supply chain finance helps SMEs in emerging markets

Viet Nam News HCM CITY — FinTech helps small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in emerging markets like Việt Nam participate in supply chain finance, spurring company growth, speakers said at an APEC conference on supply chain finance held yesterday in HCM City. Marcel Reymond, head of cooperation of the Embassy of Switzerland’s State Secretariat for Economic […]

Stocks rise following strong October jobs report

Stocks rise following strong October jobs report

US equities fell Friday as tech sector declines pulled indices lower. The S&P 500 (^GSPC) fell 0.39%, or 10.82 points, as of 11:12 a.m. ET. The Dow (^DJI) slipped 0.19%, or 47.98 points. Both indices turned around after opening higher earlier in the trading day. The Nasdaq (^IXIC) fell 0.91%, or 67.23 points. The yield on […]

AFM: 120dB Film Finance Secures $100 Million in Funding

AFM: 120dB Film Finance Secures $100 Million in Funding

120dB Film Finance has executed a memorandum of understanding with a New York-based investment management firm for $100 million of financings with 100 loans during its 14-year history. The company made the announcement Thursday at the American Film Market in Santa Monica, Calif. Founded in 2004, the company offers gap, presale, tax credit, P&A, bridge, and finish […]

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