Utah League of Cities' former finance chief charged with skimming $30k for travel, drinks, clothing

Utah League of Cities' former finance chief charged with skimming $30k for travel, drinks, clothing

Twenty months after the state auditor accused her of embezzling $30,000 for trips, dinners, alcohol and lingerie, the former chief financial officer of the Utah League of Cities and Towns has been formally charged with misuse of public money. Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill filed the charge, a second-degree felony, against Michelle Pickering […]

Lafourche council to vote on finance director, council member

Lafourche council to vote on finance director, council member

The Lafourche Parish Council will have the chance Tuesday to vote on a third nominee for parish finance director and fill the vacant council District 5 seat. Parish President Jimmy Cantrelle has nominated Connie Duet as finance director. Duet has been a fund accountant in the department since 2001. According to her resume, Duet has […]

Lancaster Event Center adds finance & budget manager

Lancaster Event Center adds finance & budget manager

The Lancaster County Ag Society is pleased to welcome Bruce Gubser as finance and budget manager for the Lancaster Event Center. Gubser brings over 30 years of experience from the Finance Corps for the U.S. Army, as finance director for a large defense contractor and supervisory accountant for the USDA. He was born in Lincoln, […]

UBS: 'Buy low, sell high' is a fallacy

UBS: 'Buy low, sell high' is a fallacy

news “Buy low, sell high” is a common mantra in stock markets. But it’s actually a “fallacy”, argues UBS’ Justin Waring. If you wait for the market to dip before buying in, you could miss out on big bull runs. It’s much better to just buy stock and hold it for the long-term, he argues. […]

Malta's Finance Minister: Crypto Means Finance Middlemen 'Face The Chop'

Malta's Finance Minister: Crypto Means Finance Middlemen 'Face The Chop'

Financial intermediaries will be “facing the chop” thanks to Bitcoin and cryptocurrency, Malta’s finance minister told Cointelegraph in an interview Friday, October 5. Speaking in a private interview during the Malta Blockchain Conference: Delta Summit 2018, Edward Scicluna said that the advent of cryptocurrency that is usable by the mass populace was making the middlemen […]

Waggoner to work closely with finance department to determine CCID projects

Waggoner to work closely with finance department to determine CCID projects

  The master plan being drawn up for the “capitol complex improvement district” (CCID) will be much more than a simple list of projects that need to be done, according to a copy of the contract with the district’s consultants. The Mississippi Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) recently selected Waggoner Engineering/AJA Consultants to help […]

Finance, the media and a catastrophic breakdown in trust

Finance, the media and a catastrophic breakdown in trust

Finance is all about trust. JP Morgan, patriarch of the banking dynasty, told Congress in the 1912 hearings that led to the foundation of the US Federal Reserve, that the first thing in credit was “character, before money or anything else. Money cannot buy it. “A man I do not trust could not get money […]

South African Finance Chief Met Guptas, Refused Nuclear Deal

South African Finance Chief Met Guptas, Refused Nuclear Deal

South African Finance Chief Met Guptas, Refused Nuclear Deal  Bloomberg South Africa finance minister: Zuma fired me for refusing to back Gupta deals  Reuters South Africa’s Zuma sacked me for rejecting Gupta deals: Finance minister  Channel NewsAsia LIVE: Zuma gave go-ahead for nuclear without Treasury approval – Nene at #StateCaptureInquiry  News24 Full coverage Source link

Amazon drops, Sketchers tumbles, GE takes a dive

Amazon drops, Sketchers tumbles, GE takes a dive

Let’s check out the Yahoo Finance charts of the day. Amazon (AMZN): Beginning November 1, Amazon announced that it is increasing its minimum wage to $15 per hour for all US workers. Skechers (SKX): The shoe company was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi, which is concerned about domestic sales growth as well as […]

Stocks close mostly higher after new trade agreement reached

Stocks close mostly higher after new trade agreement reached

Stocks ended Monday’s session mostly higher after the U.S. clinched a successor to the North American Free Trade that maintained a three-way deal with Canada and Mexico. The S&P 500 (^GSPC) ended trading Monday up 0.36%, or 10.61 points, after posting its best quarter since 2013 last week. The Dow  (^DJI) climbed 0.73%, or 192.9 […]