Posts Tagged “Finance”

Campaign finance system is broken

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Last June, Alliance for a Better Utah (ABU) filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) seeking an investigation of Sen. Mike Lee, former attorney general John Swallow and businessman Jeremy Johnson for violations of campaign finance laws. The FEC responded to ABUs call last week by filing formal charges against Jeremy Johnson for…

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India to finance Iran rail tracks exports

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Officials in Tehran announced on Saturday that India will finance exporting about 150,000 tons of standard rail tracks to Iran. Saeid Mohammadzadeh, the deputy director for technical and infrastructure affairs of Iran Railways (IRIR), told the local media that India has created a special mechanism to support exports of rail tracks to Iran through the…

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Greek debt crisis: Eurozone finance ministers warn Tsipras may have to …

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They came knowing that the Greek parliament has overwhelmingly passed a package of reform and austerity measures that the Alexis Tsipras government hopes will convince creditors to grant his country a three-year bailout. The Prime Minister warned that his country was facing a minefield of negotiations after promising tax hikes and spending cuts that have…

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Governor’s finance office opposes bill raising minimum wage in California

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The Department of Finance is opposed to this bill because it results in significant, unbudgeted costs to the General Fund, said a report issued for a legislative hearing held Wednesday. Further, Finance notes the net impact of an increased minimum wage on Californias economy and state budget is likely to be negative. The official position…

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Finance plan approved for proposed north city NGA site

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ST. LOUIS – City leaders approved a finance plan to acquire land in north St. Louis Friday. That property, about 100 acres near the intersection of N. Jefferson and Cass avenues, is one of four sites under consideration as the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency plans to relocate its western headquarters. Currently, the NGA is located…

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Ex-finance manager suing over MPC dismissal

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(WBIR – KNOXVILLE) – The former finance manager for the Metropolitan Planning Commission is suing Knox County, the city of Knoxville and the planning commission, alleging she was terminated in violation of state and federal laws. Dee Anne Reynolds of LaFollette filed a complaint in US District Court in Knoxville. Reynolds was part of the…

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Finance as a Tool for Inclusive Growth

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When I was a teenager, I went hiking in the French Alps. When I arrived at the top, the view was magnificent. It was like a picture postcard with the sun glimmering off the snow under a clear, blue sky. This is the one of the most beautiful scenes Ill ever see in my life,…

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HIGHLIGHTS-Euro zone finance ministers’ comments as they arrive in Brussels

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BRUSSELS, July 7 Following are comments from euro zone finance ministers arriving in Brussels for an emergency Eurogroup meeting after the Greek referendum. ITALIAN ECONOMY MINISTER PIER CARLO PADOAN We are going into this meeting with a constructive spirit to find a deal. Obviously a lot will depend on how the Greek government poses itself….

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Most of what Britons think they know about personal finance is wrong

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The average person in Britain has a poor understanding of many aspects of personal finance, according to research. In particular, we grossly underestimate the cost of big life events such as having children, going to university and retiring. The average person thinks that it costs just pound;50,000 to raise a child from birth to leaving…

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How The Bitcoin Investment Trust Pushes Bitcoin Into Mainstream Finance

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It’s getting harder by the day for traditional investors to ignore bitcoin. Today, The Wall Street Journal reports that the Bitcoin Investment Trust (BIT – which began trading on the OTCQX market May 4 under the ticker symbol GBTC) could bring bitcoin broader acceptance by investors. Some analysts think the fund could prompt speculative interest…

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