Author: Jeanna Smialek

Waiting for your coronavirus stimulus check?

If you haven’t received your coronavirus stimulus check yet, there’s a chance you’ll get it in the form of a prepaid debit card rather than a check in the mail. The Treasury Department announced Monday that around 4 million people who do not have their direct deposit information on file with the IRS will receive…
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Economic crisis recovery perceptions low: TRA

New Delhi: India’s crisis recovery perceptions are positive on the health front but lagging in terms of economic recovery, a white-paper by consumer insights and brand analytics company TRA Research said. There is a significant gap between the ongoing national lockdown in terms of decision making and implementation, and fears of long-term financial and economic…
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Paul Volcker, inflation-busting economist who served under six presidents, dies at 92

“Volcker was the man who made America a country that was regarded as not willing to take inflation anymore,” one financial analyst said. Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker, who guided economic policy for more than half a century and served under six presidents, died Sunday. He was 92. Perhaps best known in recent years…
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Most Generous People in the World – part 2

Last week we show you 5 most generous people in the world, moving on, we will show you top 5 most generous people in the world : 5. Charles Francis Feeney Lifetime donations: $6.3 billion Net worth: $1.5 million Generosity Index: 420,000% Known as the “James Bond of philanthropy,” retail magnate Chuck Feeney is on…
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Most Generous People in the World – part 1

As 14th February is the day of love, what else is the love if not spreading your own wealth in the finance world? Pioneering American philanthropist Andrew Carnegie once set the standard for giving back: “No man can become rich without himself enriching others,” he said. “The man who dies rich dies disgraced.” Scores of…
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International Finance Invest

With the new year is coming, our comitment to serve you with excellent quality and dedication for your business will never fade. There will be lots of new opportunity this year as we grow bigger and better than ever before. All of us in International Finance Invest give you a Happy New Year 2020! Work…
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How Financial Institutions Can Maximize Their Holiday Promotional Campaigns

The holiday season keeps growing more complicated for financial marketers. A swirl of new factors impacting retailing offers more ways than ever to promote credit services. Two key questions must be addressed: Should financial marketers spend earlier in the season to beat the crowd and actually connect with consumers before they tune out? Is there…
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Jamie Dimon says Sen. Elizabeth Warren ‘vilifies successful people’

Jamie Dimon is wading into the ongoing feud between Sen. Elizabeth Warren and American billionaires including money manager Leon Cooperman. Dimon, himself a billionaire thanks to his decades running some of the biggest U.S. lenders, was asked by CNBC’s Wilfred Frost if Democratic presidential hopeful Warren was anti-business. “You really have to ask her what…
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China agreed with the US to cancel existing trade tariffs in phases

China’s Commerce Ministry said Thursday that Beijing had agreed with Washington to lift existing trade tariffs between the two nations in phases. Gao Feng, a spokesperson for China’s Commerce Ministry, said that both sides had agreed to simultaneously cancel some existing tariffs on one another’s goods, according to the country’s state broadcaster. The ministry spokesperson…
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Payments just got a lot easier in China

A few months ago, I got out of a taxi upon arriving at my hotel in Beijing. As mainstream credit cards are uncommon and rarely accepted here, I handed the driver cash. I couldn’t speak Chinese and he couldn’t speak English. He shook his head fiercely refusing the payment and pointed to his phone. He…
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