G7 finance chiefs kick trade dispute to leaders' summit in Quebec

G7 finance chiefs kick trade dispute to leaders' summit in Quebec

WHISTLER, British Columbia (Reuters) – Finance leaders of the closest U.S. allies vented anger over the Trump administration’s metal import tariffs on Saturday, ending a three-day meeting with a stern rebuke of Washington and setting up a heated fight at a G7 summit next week in Quebec. In a rare show of division among the […]

Charles Kushner explains his meeting with Qatar's finance minister, says it was 'a wrong thing to do,' but 'none of us …

Charles Kushner explains his meeting with Qatar's finance minister, says it was 'a wrong thing to do,' but 'none of us …

Charles Kushner, the real-estate developer and father of President Donald Trump’s senior adviser, Jared, said in an interview with The Real Deal that his much-scrutinized meeting with the Qatari finance minister last year was “wrong.” The meeting occurred in New York City just months after Trump’s inauguration, and the men discussed financing for Kushner’s 41-story […]

Morning Brief: Markets await May jobs report

Morning Brief: Markets await May jobs report

Friday, June 1, 2018 What to watch today The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ employment situation report for the month of May is expected to show 190,000 jobs were added to the economy in May with the unemployment rate expected to stay put at 3.9%. Economists will also be closely watching wage data, with average hourly […]

HSBC approaches RBS's Ewen Stevenson for CFO role

HSBC approaches RBS's Ewen Stevenson for CFO role

Martin Arnold May 31, 2018 Print this page HSBC has approached Ewen Stevenson, the chief financial officer at Royal Bank of Scotland, to replace Iain Mackay as its CFO after both men seemed to be passed over in the race to become chief executives of their respective banks. The move would be the first major […]

Buncombe County finance director resigns

Buncombe County finance director resigns

Buncombe County finance director Tim Flora submitted his resignation Wednesday. (Photo credit: WLOS staff) ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) —  One year ago, Wanda Greene announced her retirement after two decades as the Buncombe County manager. A lot has happened in the last year, and now county finance director Tim Flora has resigned. “The time is right […]

RBS finance chief quits ahead of AGM, possible UK stake sale

RBS finance chief quits ahead of AGM, possible UK stake sale

LONDON (Reuters) – Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS.L) announced the surprise departure of its finance chief on Wednesday, on the day of its annual shareholder meeting and amid speculation the British government will soon sell some of its controlling stake in the bank. FILE PHOTO: sign is displayed outside of a branch of The Royal […]

US House candidates file final regular finance report

US House candidates file final regular finance report

With a little over a week before the Democratic U.S. House primary, candidate Grant Kier had the most cash on hand in the run-up to the vote. Kier also raised the most, not including the candidate’s own contributions, in the last regular campaign finance report before the June 5 vote. Candidates in the U.S. House […]

Many Americans are on the financial edge

Many Americans are on the financial edge

On Tuesday, the Federal Reserve released its 2017 report on the economic well-being of U.S. households. With the economy in its tenth year of expansion following the financial crisis-induced recession, things are getting better — on balance — as you’d expect. When the Fed did this survey in 2013, 13% of respondents said they were […]

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