View of the skyline of Hollywood Beach, Broward County, Florida, USA   

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View of the skyline of Hollywood Beach, Broward County, Florida, USA

Hollywood is a city in Broward County, Florida, located between Fort Lauderdale and Miami. The average temperature is between 68 and 83 degrees. As of July 1, 2015 Hollywood has a population of 149,728. Founded in 1925, the city grew rapidly in the 1950s and 1960s, and is now the twelfth largest city in Florida. Hollywood is a principal city of the Miami metropolitan area, which was home to an estimated 6,012,331 people at the 2015 census.


Joseph W. Young founded the city in 1925. He dreamed of building a motion picture colony on the East Coast of the United States and named the town after Hollywood, California. Young bought up thousands of acres of land around 1920, and named his new town "Hollywood by the Sea" to distinguish it from his other real estate venture, "Hollywood in the Hills", in New York


Young had a vision of having lakes, golf courses, a luxury beach hotel, country clubs, and a main street, Hollywood Boulevard. After the 1926 Miami hurricane, Hollywood was severely damaged; local newspapers reported that Hollywood was second only to Miami in losses from the storm. Following upon Young's death in 1934, the city encountered more terrific hurricanes and not only that, but the stock market crashed with personal financial misfortunes. It felt as though the city was tumbling slowly piece by piece with all of those tragic events taking place.


Hollywood is a planned city. On Hollywood Boulevard is the Mediterranean-style Joseph Young Mansion, built around 1921, making it one of the oldest houses in Hollywood.


Credit for the data above is given to the following website:
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollywood,_Florida


          Project Bonds – Financiamento alternativo para projectos de infra-estruturas e diversificação da economia angolana   

A venda de project bonds pode ajudar a reduzir a dívida pública externa de um país.

The post Project Bonds – Financiamento alternativo para projectos de infra-estruturas e diversificação da economia angolana appeared first on Mercado.


          Senior Financial Analyst - GreatCall   
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          Apartaestudio En Arriendo En Bogota Bosque Izquierdo   
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          Apartaestudio En Arriendo En Bogota   
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          Apartamento en Arriendo BOGOTA bosque izquierdo   
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          Citigroup is still an attractive opportunity: Trader   
The “Fast Money Halftime Report” traders discuss financials after Morgan Stanley's James Gorman said he's bullish on banks.
          GST rollout will be very smooth, assures Jaitley   
NEW DELHI, June 30 - Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today held out the assurance of a 'very smooth' transition into the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, promising that the administration will be very liberal and not implement it 'very strictly' in the first two months.
          Blockchain Energizer – Volume 7: June 29, 2017 - The National Law Review   

Blockchain Energizer – Volume 7: June 29, 2017
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          15+ Cool Must Haves From Indigogo and Kickstarter   

Business ideas and inventions occur to people all of the time, but turning an invention into a tangible product usually requires one thing – money. Funding for business inventions typically comes from out-of-pocket, through business loans or from investors, but a burgeoning source of financing has emerged through the use of crowdfunding. No two crowdfunding...

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          Elvis defers English Channel plan   
GUWAHATI, June 30 - Swimmer Elvis Ali Hazarika, who was planning to cross the English Channel in the third week of next month, has to put off his plan due to financial crunch.
          PSOE, Podemos y ERC abandonan la comisión de financiación del Senado   
PSOE, Podemos y ERC no participarán en la comisión de investigación de financiación de partidos del Senado puesta en marcha por el PP, por entender que es "una farsa" que sólo busca desviar la atención sobre la comisión paralela que funciona en el Congreso. Leer
          Army medicos give new life to Bodo girl    
GUWAHATI, June 30 - More than a year back, parents of five year old Seema Boro, residents of Shantipur village of Udalguri, had lost all hope and accepted the fate of their seriously ill daughter after they had tried their best keeping in view their socio economic limitations. They had taken the child to wherever they could, first to a private medical institute in Tezpur and then to Guwahati Medical College and Hospital. But they were forced to take the child home due to financial constraints and poor prognosis.
          249872-2017: Suède-Tumba: Services de leasing financier   
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          Network/Systems Engineer   
MA-Boston, Network/Systems Engineer Network/Systems Engineer One of our clients, a financial services firm in Boston, is looking to bring on a Network and Systems Engineer. This Engineer will work primarily to integrate and manage the company's new network and system infrastructure. If you meet the following requirements and are interested in this role, please respond by submitting a copy of your resume toda
          Establishment of City Rail Link Limited   
Press Release – New Zealand Government Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Transport Minister Simon Bridges have today signed the agreements with Auckland Mayor Phil Goff that establish City Rail Link Limited to assume responsibility from tomorrow for delivering Aucklands City Rail Link, …Hon Steven Joyce Minister of Finance Hon Simon Bridges Minister of Transport 30 […]
          Business Planning - Project Manager   
MA-Boston, Business Planning - Project Manager-1704365 Description The Project Manager is a senior project management role that leads and manages all aspects of multiple large-scale projects and strategic initiatives with significant financial or business impact ranging in size and complexity. He/She will implement projects within scope, on time and within budget. The Project Manager III will manage and coac
          Texas Supreme Court denies benefits to married same-sex couples   
Preview The Texas Supreme Court has ruled that the financial benefits of marriage do not have to be granted to same-sex couples on the same terms and conditions as opposite-sex couples.
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          Deutsche Bank refuses Democrats' demand to give up Trump’s financial details   
Preview Germany's biggest bank has rejected a request by US House Democrats to provide details of President Donald Trump's finances. Deutsche Bank is citing privacy laws.
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          Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation - Brooklyn, NY   
Assist in the development & implementation of the Master Contract with the City of New York, to provide timely access to City Capital funds....
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          Assistant Vice President of Development - Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation - Brooklyn, NY   
Negotiate leases, contracts, and other agreements with tenants, financing institutions and consultants. Assistant Vice President*....
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          Quality Assurance Manager - IDSS - Brooklyn, NY   
Quality Assurance Manager is required for a 3 month contract (most likely will extend at least to 12 months or more) for a major financial services firm.... $35,000 a year
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          Agent/Financial Services Professional - New York Life - Dawson, MN   
The New York Life sales force is 12,000 people strong. We pride ourselves on having one of the best-trained and most well-respected sales teams in the industry
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          Humanities partnered with science will inspire good business for Australia   

Tony Golsby-Smith makes the case for investing in the Humanities. Here Tony talks with Linda Mottram on ABC radio after writing a piece for the Australian Financial Review

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          Irene Simpson posted a blog post   
Irene Simpson posted a blog post

Financing Your Dream RV: A Few Smart Tips

A total of 430,691 RV units were shipped in 2016. This number itself is quite impressive, but what makes it truly interesting is the fact that it marked a gain of 15.1 percent over the past year – the seventh consecutive annual increase for the RV sector. So, there’s little doubt that motor homes are increasing in popularity among US residents. And there are plenty of reasons why—from IRS tax deductions to lifestyle needs. If you are interested in becoming the proud owner of a motor home, you will find plenty of models – diesel or gas – available for sale online. If you do not have all the money as ready cash, opt for other forms of financing.Now, the term financing makes a lot of people nervous, but the truth is, it isn’t all that complicated. It certainly isn’t the black hole people make it out to be. Sure, there are a lot of things you don’t understand about it, but that’s what we’re here for. Check out our handy guide to financing your own personal gas or diesel RV below:Establish a Strict RV BudgetEven though a used RV model is less expensive than a factory-fresh one, it still costs a lot of money. This is why you should set a budget before you start scouring the Internet in search of usedmotor homes. There is a limit to how much you’re able to afford, and under no circumstances, no matter how good a deal it is, should you exceed that limit. Keep your expectations realistic; otherwise, you’re just setting yourself up for disappointment.Arrange for Down PaymentFinancing your RV is a great idea, but you will still have to pay a sizeable amount as down payment. For this reason, you need to save money.  Down payments are generally at least 10 percent of the purchase price. The reason why you should try to pay as much down payment as possible is that the more you pay, the more your monthly payment drop. This makes it more cost-efficient.Learn to Negotiate ProperlyNegotiations are a crucial part of buying an RV. You need to proceed with caution since this is where most RV buyers end up losing money. Be tactful so that you do not end up agreeing to an interest that would add up to a whopping amount over the life of the loan, and even rival the price of the whole motor home itself. So, you need to be alert and play it smart.Make Sure Your Credit Score is GoodThe right kind of financing brings with it plenty of benefits. But to qualify for such financing arrangements, your credit score needs to be good. However, this isn’t anything to panic about, because barring a terrible credit past, you should be able to secure an RV loan in the vicinity of 10 percent or less quite easily.The chances of good financing also increase exponentially when you pay 20 percent or so out of your own pockets as down payment. This is because you assume a greater part of the financial risk associated with the purchase, and lending institutions prefer that.Find the Right Financing OnlineIf you browse for RV models on the Internet, you are likely to come across great financing arrangements. Though most of them are genuine, a few of them are scams. So, read all the information carefully before you proceed any further. If it’s too good to be true, then it probably is. Loan companies specializing in RV loans should be your first choice as they know the industry inside-out and can fit the requirements of a motor home buyer to a T.Lots of used diesel motor homes are put up for sale on the Internet. Choose the one you like and then opt for financing to meet the expense. Enjoy RV-ing and unleash the adventurer in you.See More

          Garry House posted a discussion   
Garry House posted a discussion

And then the GM said, “We used to do that!”

It was in late 1987, and I was conducting an in-dealership workshop focused on Financial and Operational Planning and Controls. I was describing an F&I process that I had recommended to increase service contract penetration, when the general manager said, “We used to do that.” In response to his statement, I asked, “Did it work?” “Absolutely,” he answered. I was tempted to say, “Then why did you stop doing it?”, but I was new to the consulting business and didn’t want to risk offending one of my few clients. As it turns out, it was probably just as well that I refrained from asking that question. Because in my 30 years of training and consulting, if I’ve heard a client-dealer or manager say, “We used to do that” once, I’ve heard it five hundred times. And in the numerous times that I’ve asked, “Why did you stop?”, I’ve never gotten a good answer (but rather mostly blank stares).Well, the two real reasons for why they stopped aren’t all that hard to identify:Either new people (managers, producers, or both) have joined the organization and brought with them their own way of doing things, orThe activity or process that was discontinued was never well-anchored in the organization to begin with.I’ve written previously about dealership cultural needs and deficiencies. One of the tenets of any strong business culture is Accountability Management. And one of the primary elements of effective accountability management in an automotive dealership is to:Develop and implement a systemic structure. (Because we know that dissimilar people operating within a systemic structure will produce similar results.)The “systemic structure” refers to clearly defined processes. So when we have a proven process that consistently produces measurable and predictable results, that process must become embedded within the culture of our dealership. It needs to be continually savored, enhanced, honored, and talked about.Would you like to improve your dealership culture so you’ll never get caught saying, “We used to do that?” Review my web site at www.ghaGPS.com and learn how Garry House & Associates provides Value First, and then call me at 561-744-2627. I’ll listen and recommend a solution that’s right for you and your team.Warmest regards,Garry House                                See More

          Rahul Khatri posted a discussion   
Rahul Khatri posted a discussion

How to Find the Best Android App for Mileage Tracking?

Despite your excellent accounting and bookkeeping skills, you may find it intimidating to track the business mileage when driving your car. This is where you need an efficient mile tracking app that can manage your mileage logs and save you from the IRS audit trap. An app can automatically track the miles covered for business purposes. When looking for a mile app, there are many factors that you should consider for making the right selection.They include:Customization of Business Mileage Rates:In the USA, the IRS or Internal Revenue Service issues the standard mileage rates that are used for calculation of business deduction of a vehicle used for business purposes. When these rates are used for deduction, you can’t include the vehicle-related expenses like repairs, maintenance, and registration charges in the calculation. Hence, many businesses use their own business mileage rates. To manage the deductions according to these rates, you need a mile app that allows customizable rates for mileage tracking.The Calculation of Mileage:The mileage tracking apps use GPS or Global Positioning Satellite system for tracking your exact location and distance travelled. An accurate app will use GPS coordinates to log this distance covered for the business trips in a precise manner. The app will log this complete data and compute the total miles traveled by you. This distance will be multiplied by the mileage rate for tax deductions or for employee reimbursement. When looking for a mile app, prefer an automatic tracking system to minimize the hassles.Automatic Triggers:There are some advanced Android-based apps that use automated triggers to start and stop the logging of distance traveled during business trips. If there is a Bluetooth device in your vehicle, your Android device will automatically start tracking the mileage whenever this device is paired to the vehicle’s Bluetooth. Also, these apps allow mileage tracking through the current charging state of your device. For instance, if your Android device is plugged into the vehicle’s charger, the app will start tracking the miles automatically. They reduce inaccuracies in the system.Accurate Log Management:An app can effectively track the business mileage and record this data at a centralized portal. Now, it is essential to manage this data for claiming deductions. Here, you need a system that allows exporting of this data to a spreadsheet. This sheet should be prepared in accordance with the specifications of employer or IRS. If you are a business owner, you must prefer an app with a rich account management system. An advanced app can synchronize the varied travel logs to manage this data on the web and prepares rich reports in a prescribed format.These are the factors to keep in mind when looking for a mile app to claim tax deductions.See More

          Comentário em Kathy Griffin – o João Quadros americano foi longe demais por JC   
Deixem-nos andar, pois eles demonstram à evidência que a esquerda é trauliteira, intolerante e mal formada. A esquerda americana vive em permanente guerra civil, há anos a promover a violência através dos Black Live Matters e outros grupos extremistas, de mãos dadas com os media e os actores de Hollywood e os globalistas capitalistas esquerda caviar tipo George Soros que os financiam . A CNN passa 80% da sua programação com comentadores e convidados a denegrir o presidente, mais parecendo a estação oficial da Coreia do Norte. Há muito que perderam a vergonha. Vamos ver se conseguem derrubar o Trump ( ou matá-lo como juram ) ou se o Trump consegue drenar o esgoto.
          Mengapa Yahudi?   

Mengapa Yahudi Terlalu Berkuasa?

Oleh : Dr Farrukh Saleem
Semakan Oleh : Mohd Taha Hassan

There are only 14 million Jews in the world; seven million in the Americas , five million in Asia, two million in Europe and 100,000 in Africa . For every single Jew in the world there are 100 Muslims. Yet, Jews are more than a hundred times more powerful than all the Muslims put together. Ever wondered why?

Hanya ada 14 juta Yahudi di muka bumi ini; tujuh juta di Amerika, lima juta di Asia, dua juta di Eropah dan 100,000 di Afrika. Bagi setiap orang Yahudi ada 100 orang Muslim (1:100). Namun, jika dicampuri semua sekali, Yahudi lebih 100 kali berkuasa daripada orang Islam. Mengapa ini berlaku?

Jesus of Nazareth was Jewish. Albert Einstein, the most influential scientist of all time and TIME magazine's 'Person of the Century', was a Jew. Sigmund Freud -- id, ego, superego -- the father of psychoanalysis was a Jew. So were Paul Samuelson and Milton Friedman.

Nabi Isa (Jesus of Nazareth) ialah Yahudi. Albert Einstein, saintis zaman moden paling terkemuka dan disebut oleh majalah Time sebagai 'Manusia Abad ini' ialah seorang Yahudi; Sigmund Freud - melalui teori id, ego dan super-ego ialah bapa psikoanalisis, juga seorang Yahudi; begitu juga Karl Marx, Paul Samuelson dan Milton Friedman.

Here are a few other Jews whose intellectual output has enriched the whole humanity: Benjamin Rubin gave humanity the vaccinating needle. Jonas Salk developed the first polio vaccine. Alert Sabin developed the improved live polio vaccine. Gertrude Elion gave us a leukaemia fighting drug. Baruch Blumberg developed the vaccination for Hepatitis B. Paul Ehrlich discovered a treatment for syphilis (a sexually transmitted disease). Elie Metchnikoff won a Nobel Prize in infectious diseases.

Selain mereka banyak lagi orang Yahudi yang hasil kebijaksanaan mereka berupaya menghasilkan keperluan untuk kita semua: Benjamin Rubin memperkenalkan jarum suntikan pelalian. Johas Salk mereka vaksin polio yang pertama. Gertrude Elion mencipta ubat melawan leukemia. Baruch Blumberg mencipta vaksin Hepatitis B. Paul Ehrlich menemukan rawatan untuk siflis. Elie Metchnikoff menang Hadiah Nobel untuk penyakit berjangkit.

Bernard Katz won a Nobel Prize in neuromuscular transmission. Andrew Schally won a Nobel in endocrinology (disorders of the endocrine system; diabetes, hyperthyroidism). Aaron Beck founded Cognitive Therapy (psychotherapy to treat mental disorders, depression and phobias). Gregory Pincus developed the first oral contraceptive pill. George Wald won a Nobel for furthering our understanding of the human eye. Stanley Cohen won a Nobel in embryology (study of embryos and their development). Willem Kolff came up with the kidney dialysis machine.

Bernard Katz menang Hadiah Nobel kerana kajian mengenai transmisi neuromuskular. Andrew Schally penerima Nobel dalam kajian endokrinologi (berkaitan sistem endokrin dan kencing manis). Aaron Beck menemui terapi kognitif (rawatan mental, kesugulan dan fobia). Gregory Pincus membangunkan pil perancang keluarga yang pertama. George Wald menang Nobel bagi kajian mata manusia, Standley Cohen dianugerahi Hadiah Nobel dalam kajian embriologi (kajian janin dan perkembangannya). Willem Kolff mencipta mesin dialisis (mencuci) buah pinggang.

Over the past 105 years, 14 million Jews have won 15-dozen Nobel Prizes while only three Nobel Prizes have been won by 1.4 billion Muslims (other than Peace Prizes).

Sejak 105 tahun, 14 juta Yahudi menang 15 dozen Hadiah Nobel, sementara tiga dimenangi oleh 1.4 bilion umat Islam.

Why are Jews so powerful? Stanley Mezor invented the first micro-processing chip. Leo Szilard developed the first nuclear chain reactor. Peter Schultz, optical fibre cable; Charles Adler, traffic lights; Benno Strauss, Stainless steel; Isador Kisee, sound movies; Emile Berliner, telephone microphone and Charles Ginsburg, videotape recorder.

Mengapa Yahudi Terlalu Berkuasa? Stanley Mezor mencipta mikrocip pertama. Leo Szilards membangunkan reaktor rangkaian nuklear pertama; Peter Schultz (kabel gentian optik); Charles Adler (lampu isyarat); Benno Strauss (besi tahan karat - stainless steel); Isador Kisee (sistem suara di pawagam); Emile Berliner (mikrofon untuk telefon) dan Charles Ginsburg (alat pita rakaman).

Famous financiers in the business world who belong to Jewish faith include Ralph Lauren (Polo), Levis Strauss (Levi's Jeans), Howard Schultz (Starbuck's), Sergey Brin (Google), Michael Dell (Dell Computers), Larry Ellison (Oracle), Donna Karan (DKNY), Irv Robbins (Baskins & Robbins) and Bill Rosenberg (Dunkin Donuts).

Saudagar jenama terkaya dunia juga dikuasai Yahudi iaitu Ralph Lauren (Polo), Levis Strauss (Levi's Jeans), Howard Schultz (Starbuck's), Sergey Brin (Google), Michael Dell (Dell Computers), Larry Ellison (Oracle), Donna Karan (DKNY), Irv Robbins (Baskin & Robbins) dan Bill Rossenberg (Dunkin Donuts).

Richard Levin, President of Yale University, is a Jew. So are Henry Kissinger (American secretary of state), Alan Greenspan (fed chairman under Reagan, Bush, Clinton and Bush), Joseph Lieberman, Maxim Litvinov (USSR foreign Minister), David Marshal (Singapore's first chief minister), Issac Isaacs (governor-general of Australia), Benjamin Disraeli (British statesman and author), Yevgeny Primakov (Russian PM), Barry Gold water, Jorge Sampaio (president of Portugal), John Deutsch (CIA director), Herb Gray (Canadian deputy PM), Pierre Mendes (French PM), Michael Howard (British home secretary) and Robert Rubin (American secretary of treasury).

Richard Levin, presiden universiti tersohor Yale Universiti ialah seorang Yahudi. Henry Kissinger, Joseph Lieberman dan Madeleine Albright (bekas-bekas Setiausaha Negara AS); Alan Greenspan (bekas pengerusi Rizab Persekutuan AS di bawah Reagan, Bush, Clinton dan Bush); Maxim Litvinov (bekas Menteri Luar Soviet Union); David Marshal (bekas Ketua Menteri pertama Singapura); Isaac Isaacs (bekas Gabenor Jeneral Australia); Benjamin Disraeli (negarawan dan penulis Britian); Yevgeny Primkov (bekas Perdana Menteri Rusia dan bekas jeneral KGB); Jorge Sampaio (bekas Presiden Portugal); Herb Gray (bekas Timbalan Perdana Menteri Kanada); Pierre Mendes (Perdana Menteri ke-143 Perancis); Michael Howard (bekas Setiausaha Negara British); Bruno Kreisky (bekas Canselor Austria) dan Robert Rubin (bekas Setiausaha Perbendaharaan AS).

In the media, famous Jews include Wolf Blitzer ( CNN ), Barbara Walters (ABC News), Eugene Meyer ( Washington Post ), Henry Grunwald (editor-in-chief Time), Katherine Graham (publisher of The Washington Post ), Joseph Lelyyeld (Executive editor, The New York Times), and Max Frankel (New York Times).

Dalam dunia media, orang Yahudi yang terkemuka ialah Wolf Blitzer (CNN); Barbara Walters (ABC News); Eugene Meyer (Washington Post); Henry Grunwald (Ketua Editor Time); Katherine Graham (penerbit The Washington Post); Joseph Lelyyeld (Editor Eksekutif, The New York Times) dan Max Frankel (The New York Times).

At the Olympics, Mark Spitz set a record of sorts by wining seven gold medals. Lenny Krayzelburg is a three-time Olympic gold medalist. Spitz, Krayzelburg and Boris Becker are all Jewish.

Di Olimpik, Mark Spitz membolot tujuh pingat emas. Lenny Krayzelburg ialah pemegang tiga kali pingat emas Olimpik. Spitz Krayzelburg dan Boris Becker adalah Yahudi.

Did you know that Harrison Ford, George Burns, Tony Curtis, Charles Bronson, Sandra Bullock, Billy Crystal, Paul Newman, Peter Sellers, Dustin Hoffman, Michael Douglas, Ben Kingsley, Kirk Douglas, Cary Grant, William Shatner, Jerry Lewis and Peter Falk are all Jewish? As a matter of fact, Hollywood itself was founded by a Jew. Among directors and producers, Steven Spielberg, Mel Brooks, Oliver Stone, Aaron Spelling (Beverly Hills 90210), Neil Simon (The Odd Couple), Andrew Vaina (Rambo 1/2/3), Michael Man (Starsky and Hutch), Milos Forman (One flew over the Cuckoo's Nest), Douglas Fairbanks (The thief of Baghdad) and Ivan Reitman (Ghostbusters) are all Jewish.

Tahukah anda bahawa pelakon pujaan Harrison Ford, George Burns, Tony Curtis, Charles Bronson, Sandra Bullock, Billy Cystal, Woody Allen, Paul Newman, Peter Sellers, Dustin Hoffman, Michael Douglas, Ben Kingsley, Kirk Douglas, Willian Shatner, Jerry Lewis dan Peter Falk semuanya Yahudi? Tambahan lagi, Hollywood sendiri diwujudkan oleh orang Yahudi. Antara pengarah dan penerbit, Steven Spielberg, Mel Brooks, Oliver Stone, Aaron Spelling (Beverly Hills 90210), Neil Simon (The Odd Couple), Andrew Vaina (Rambo 1- 2-3), Michael Man (Starsky and Hutch), Milos Forman (One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest), Douglas Fairbanks (The Thief Of Baghdad) and Ivan Reitman (Ghostbusters) - semuanya adalah Yahudi.

To be certain, Washington is the capital that matters and in Washington the lobby that matters is The American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC. Washington knows that if PM Ehud Olmert were to discover that the earth is flat, AIPAC will make the 109th Congress pass a resolution congratulating Olmert on his discovery.

Washington yang merupakan ibu negara Amerika Syarikat, mempunyai satu pertubuhan lobi yang amat berkuasa. Ia dikenali sebagai Jawatankuasa Hal Ehwal Awam Amerika Israel (AIPAC) yang berupaya mempengaruhi Kongres meluluskan resolusi memuji dan 'membuat apa saja' demi Israel. Washington mengetahui bahawa jika PM Ehud Olmert sedar akan wujudnya bahawa bumi ini adalah rata, maka AIPAC akan mengadakan Kongres yang ke 109 untuk meluluskan resolusi bagi memberi ucapan tahniah pada satu pertemuan yang akan diadakan bersama Olmert.

William James Sidis, with an IQ of 250-300, is the brightest human who ever existed. Guess what faith did he belong to?

Tahukah lagi bahawa William James Sidis dengan IQ 250-300 ialah manusia tercerdik. Dia ialah Yahudi. Teka, apakah kepercayaan yang beliau miliki?

So, why are Jews so powerful? Answer: Education.

Oleh yang demikian, mengapa Yahudi terlalu berkuasa? Jawapannya: Pendidikan, pelajaran, ilmu.

Mempengaruhi

Dermawan dan penyangak mata wang, George Soros ialah Yahudi. Dia menderma AS$4 bilion untuk membantu ahli sains dan universiti serata dunia.

Walter Annenberg menderma untuk membina ratusan perpustakaan berjumlah AS$2 bilion.

Jadi, mengapa mereka ini terlalu berkuasa? Mengapa umat Islam terlalu lemah?

Dianggarkan 1,476,233,470 Muslim di atas muka bumi Allah ini. Satu bilion di Asia, 400 juta di Afrika, 44 juta di Eropah dan enam juta di Amerika. Setiap lima insan manusia ialah Muslim. Setiap seorang Hindu ada dua orang Islam, setiap seorang Buddha ada dua orang Islam dan setiap seorang Yahudi ada beratus orang Islam. Mengapa orang Islam terlalu lemah?

Ini jawapannya: Terdapat 57 negara anggota OIC dan jika dicampur semua cuma ada kira-kira 500 buah universiti; atau sebuah universiti untuk setiap tiga juta orang Islam.

AS mempunyai 5,758 universiti dan India ada 8,407. Pada 2004, Shanghai Jiao Tong Universiti membuat kajian 'Kedudukan Akademik Universiti-universiti Dunia' - dan menakjubkan - tiada satu pun universiti-negara Islam yang berada di puncak 500.

Data yang dikumpul dari UNDP, tahap celik huruf di negara maju ialah hampir 90 peratus dan 15 negara itu mempunyai 100 peratus celik huruf. Negara majoriti penduduk Islam, purata kadar celik huruf ialah sekitar 40 peratus dan tiada negara yang mempunyai 100 peratus semuanya celik huruf.

Sekitar 98 peratus penduduk di negara maju menamatkan sekurang-kurang sekolah rendah, sementara hanya 50 peratus di negara majoriti Islam. Sekitar 40 peratus penduduk di negara maju memasuki universiti, sementara hanya 2 peratus di negara majoriti Islam.

Negara-negara majoriti Islam mempunyai 230 ahli sains bagi setiap (per) sejuta penduduk. Di AS 4,000 per sejuta, Jepun 5,000 per sejuta. Di seluruh negara Arab, penyelidik sepenuh masa ialah 35,000 dan hanya 50 juruteknik per sejuta (berbanding di negara maju 1,000 juruteknik per sejuta).

Negara Islam membelanjakan 0.2 peratus daripada KDNK untuk penyelidikan dan pembangunan (R&D) sebaliknya, di negara maju membelanjakan 5 peratus daripada KDNKnya.

Kesimpulan: Dunia Islam kurang keupayaan untuk menghasilkan ilmu pengetahuan.

Akhbar harian yang dibaca oleh setiap 1,000 orang dan jumlah judul buku yang dibaca oleh setiap sejuta orang adalah dua angka tunjuk bagi menentukan sama ada ilmu pengetahuan disalurkan ke dalam masyarakat.

Di Pakistan, hanya ada 23 akhbar harian per 1,000 rakyat Pakistan sementara nisbah di Singapura ialah 360. Di UK, jumlah judul buku per juta orang ialah 2,000 sementara di Mesir ialah 20.

Kesimpulan: Dunia Islam gagal menyalurkan ilmu pengetahuan.

Yang menariknya, jumlah terkumpul KDNK tahunan 57 buah negara ahli OIC ialah di bawah AS$2 trilion. Amerika sahaja, menghasilkan barangan dan perkhidmatan bernilai AS$12 trilion, China AS$8 trilion, Jepun AS$3.8 trilion dan Jerman AS$2.4 trilion.

Pengeluar minyak yang kaya, Arab Saudi, UAE, Kuwait, Qatar secara rangkuman menghasilkan barangan dan perkhidmatan (rata-rata minyak) bernilai AS$500 bilion; Sepanyol sahaja menghasilkan barangan dan perkhidmatan bernilai lebih AS$1 trilion, Poland AS$489 bilion dan Thailand AS$545 bilion.

Jadi, mengapa orang Islam tidak berkuasa dan orang Yahudi paling berkuasa?

Jawapannya ialah: Kurangnya ilmu. Kurangnya pendidikan dan kurangnya pelajaran.

PEMENANG NOBEL YAHUDI

Daripada lingkungan 12 juta orang Yahudi, hanya 0,2 % sahaja populasi dunia. ( 2 setiap dari 1000 orang)



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MBLM Releases Brand Intimacy 2015 Report, Which Reveals Apple Takes First Place While Harley Davidson, Amazon and Whole Foods Rank Among the Top 10 Most Intimate Brands

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          6/30/2017: BUSINESS THIS WEEK: More jobs than we can fill soon, Minister predicts   
Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has raised the prospect of more job vacancies in the economy next year than people to fill them. Speaking after the National Economic Dialogue in Dublin Castle, Mr Donohoe said: “We might get to a point next year...
          6/30/2017: BUSINESS NEWS: Australian business mission calls for free trade   

It is in both Ireland and Australia’s interest to trade more freely, Australian finance minister Mathias Cormann told a delegation at a reception held by PwC as part of a trade mission. “We are here because we’d like to do more business with you....
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          6/30/2017: BUSINESS NEWS: Department of Finance deputy head Nolan to retire   

The Department of Finance’s deputy head, Ann Nolan, a key figure in the State’s bailout and restructuring of the banking sector during the financial crisis, is to retire at the end of July. Ms Nolan, who was a central player in recent weeks in the...
          India launches new economic era with sales tax reform   

By Rajesh Kumar Singh

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India early on Saturday introduced its biggest tax reform in the 70 years since independence from British colonial rule.

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) replaces more than a dozen federal and state levies and unifying a $2 trillion economy and 1.3 billion people into one of the world's biggest common markets.

The measure is expected to make it easier to do business by simplifying the tax structure and ensuring greater compliance, boosting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's economic credentials before a planned re-election bid in 2019.

At a midnight ceremony in parliament's central hall Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee together launched the new tax by pressing a button.

"With GST, the dream of 'One India, Great India' will come true," Modi said.

For the first midnight ceremony in the central hall in two decades, Modi was joined by his cabinet colleagues, India's central bank chief, a former prime minister and major company executives including Ratan Tata.

The launch, however, was boycotted by several opposition parties including the Congress Party, which first proposed the tax reform before it fell from power three years ago.

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh - the architect of India's economic reforms - also gave it a miss.

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It has taken 14 years for the new sales tax to come into being. But horse trading to get recalcitrant Indian states on board has left Asia's third-largest economy with a complex tax structure.

In contrast to simpler sales taxes in other countries, India's GST has four rates and numerous exemptions.

The official schedule of rates runs to 213 pages and has undergone repeated changes, some taking place as late as on Friday evening.

Many businesses are nervous about how the changes will unfold, with smaller ones saying they will get hit by higher tax rates.

Adding to the complexity, businesses with pan-India operations face filing over 1,000 digital returns a year.

While higher tax rates for services and non-food items are expected to fuel price pressures, compliance is feared to be a major challenge in a country where many entrepreneurs are not computer literate and rely on handwritten ledgers.

"We have jumped into a river but don't know its depth," said A. Subba Rao, an executive director at power firm CLP India.

'ONE TAX, ONE MARKET, ONE NATION'

Poor implementation would deal a blow to an economy that is still recovering from Modi's decision late last year to outlaw 86 percent of the currency in circulation.

In a bid to mitigate the impact on the farm sector, the GST rates for tractors and fertiliser were slashed on Friday to 18 percent and 5 percent, respectively.

HSBC estimates the reform, despite its flaws, could add 0.4 percentage points to economic growth.

An end of tax arbitrage under the GST is estimated to save companies $14 billion in reduced logistics costs and efficiency gains.

As the GST is a value added tax, firms will have an incentive to comply in order to avail credit for taxes already paid. This should widen the tax net, shoring up public finances.

"The old India was economically fragmented," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said. "The new India will create one tax, one market for one nation."

(Editing by Sanjeev Miglani and John Stonestreet)


          Analysis: "Bad" foreign firms drive U.S. manufacturing jobs revival   

By Lesley Wroughton and Howard Schneider

SPARTANBURG/CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) - Years before Donald Trump began promising to bring back good manufacturing jobs by getting tough with U.S. trade partners, such jobs have already been on the rise, largely thanks to foreign companies now cast as villains in Trump's narrative.

Reuters analysis of federal jobs data shows that out of 656,000 new manufacturing jobs created between 2010 and 2014, two thirds can be attributed to foreign direct investment.

More recent jobs numbers are not yet available, but over $700 billion in foreign capital has poured in over the last two years bringing total foreign investment to $3.7 trillion at the end of 2016, a world record. (Graphic: http://tmsnrt.rs/2sWkzTB)

Now foreign companies that have spent billions of dollars on U.S. factories and local leaders who host them worry that global supply networks that back those investments will fray if Trump makes good on his pledge to roll back trade liberalization.

The U.S. president has threatened to tear up North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico and slap higher tariffs on nations that run trade surpluses with the United States, such as Germany or China. The administration is also discussing tighter immigration rules and more security screening of investment.

The tough message helped sway swing northeastern and Midwestern Rust Belt states Trump's way in the 2016 election, but puts him at odds with companies and local leaders in the south, which has driven the recent growth in manufacturing jobs.

The southern states have voted for Trump, but have also spent decades wooing foreign companies with flexible labor laws, financial incentives and investment in ports, roads and other infrastructure.

POSTER CHILD AND WHIPPING BOY

The courtship has spawned new auto plants from Kentucky to Georgia, and a new Airbus plant in Mobile, Alabama.

Few places highlight the gap between Trump's rhetoric and local aspirations better than Spartanburg in South Carolina.

German carmaker BMW has invested here $8 billion in a 1.2 million square foot (11.15 hectares) assembly plant, which has become the largest single exporter of cars by value from the United States.

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, a Republican and Trump supporter, credits the German automaker for putting his state on the global investment map.

"The presence of this company changed everything in the trajectory of our state," McMaster said on Monday at an event unveiling BMW's newest X3 sports utility vehicle.

Its Chief Executive Harald Krueger said the carmaker would invest additional $600 million in Spartanburg over the next four years, adding 1,000 jobs to the 9,000-strong workforce, and spend further $200 million on employee training and education.

But the poster child of South Carolina's success also doubles as a whipping boy. In January, BMW's plans to build a plant in Mexico drew Trump's ire and last month the U.S. president was quoted as saying Germany was "very bad" on trade and selling too many cars in the United States.

And even as the company highlights its contribution to the U.S. economy and the benefits of free trade, it is hedging its bets by preparing for a possible protectionist backlash.

Outside of the spotlight, BMW is retooling factories in South Africa and China to build volume models like the X3 SUV, reducing its dependence on Spartanburg.

“We have a big footprint here, and we are flexible enough," Oliver Zipse, BMW's board member responsible for manufacturing, told Reuters. "We will build the X3 not only in Spartanburg, we will split it into South Africa and then to China, so we will have some flexibility to produce cars somewhere else,” he said.

“If something happens at the political level - which we don’t know yet - we are able to have a flexible response.”

The Trump administration has said it welcomes foreign investment and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, who spoke at an opening of a new Samsung Electronics <005930.KS> plant in South Carolina, said such projects showed that "America is becoming an even stronger destination for global businesses looking to grow.”

The southern U.S. states owe much of their success to coastal port authorities and cities that have invested heavily to make their channels and docks fit for shipments to and from China and Mexico.

Senator Lindsey Graham, a Republican from South Carolina who has often clashed with Trump, said protectionism would undermine those accomplishments and hurt American workers.

DOOMSDAY SCENARIO

"Negotiate a trade agreement with Europe, modernize NAFTA, don't tear it up," Graham told Reuters at the BMW factory. "We're going in the wrong direction. We need more trade agreements, not less."

Graham noted how low-cost competition from China and Mexico destroyed South Carolina's once thriving textile industry and how the state reinvented itself as a manufacturing hub, bringing the likes of BMW or French tire maker Michelin .

The now humming port city of Charleston has a similar story to tell. When a major navy base shut down in the 1990s wiping out 20,000 jobs, local officials worked to bring foreign manufacturers, which now employ around 10,000 in the three counties around the city and more is set to come.

Mercedes-Benz, part of Daimler AG , is adding 1,300 jobs so it can make its Sprinter van here rather than merely assemble it with imported parts, which also means more business for local suppliers.

Up the road, Volvo Car Group, part of Chinese conglomerate Geely, is due to open its first North American plant next year with a target workforce of 2,000.

Local development officials expect more jobs and investment to come, but worry that some steps discussed by the Trump administration could have a chilling effect.

Claire Gibbons, director of global marketing at the Charleston Regional Development Alliance, said the proposed new tariffs, tougher immigration rules and stricter reviews of foreign investment projects would amount to a "doomsday scenario" for the region.

"This is an education opportunity for us all, for the people making the decisions that don't understand the ramifications."

(1 euro = $1.1350)

(Additional reporting by Edward Taylor in Munich. Editing by David Chance and Tomasz Janowski)


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          6/30/2017: BUSINESS AGENDA: Inside Project Viking: how the State steered AIB back to the stock market   

Shortly after midnight last Friday, Ann Nolan, deputy head of the Department of Finance, and two officials working on AIB’s flotation hailed a taxi from the Dawson Street base of stockbrokers Davy in Dublin to the home of Paschal Donohoe. The Finance...
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          Sony abre PlayStation VR Resort, donde se pueden probar 15 juegos de VR   
Se puede visitar hasta el domingo en el centro de Madrid.

Desde esta mañana y hasta el viernes hay en Madrid un espacio para relajarse y disfrutar. Se trata del PlayStation VR Resort, la carpa del Gran Teatro Bankia Principe Pío dentro de las instalaciones de la antigua estación Norte de tren de Madrid, junto a la actual estación de Príncipe Pío. Allí, en un entorno que recuerda a parajes exóticos y destinos tropicales se puede disfrutar de cerca de 15 experiencias de realidad virtual con PlayStation VR.

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Tres de estas experiencias se están desarrollando en España. Mindtaker es el nuevo trabajo del estudio vasco Relevo (Baboon!); se trata de una historia de terror. En la demo hay un gato, una mujer muerta y la necesidad de salir de la casa en la que está el jugador.


Mindtaker tiene una buena ambientación y el estudio ha tomado nota de aquellos puntos donde han tropezado los juegos anteriores de PSVR, de forma que el jugador se mueve con el stick izquierdo pero para cambiar la dirección tiene que ir dando toques al stick derecho y cada golpe gira la cámara 90ª. Esto hace que sea un control inicialmente algo difícil, pero luego demuestra que es muy eficaz para evitar mareos.

Una aventura gráfica con la ciencia como generadora de ideas y de jugabilidad


Flipi´s Tesla! Inventemos el futuro es una aventura gráfica desarrollada por Animatoon, Mediapro, 100 Balas y Sony Interactive. Surgió a iniciativa de Enrique Pérez, conocido por su personaje Flipy, quien gestó la idea del juego hace medio año. Aunque el desarrollo comenzó hace sólo mes y medio, el juego ya apunta maneras interesantes, funciona a 120 imágenes por segundo y propone averiguar lo que ha sucedido en un laboratorio llevando a cabo distintos experimentos científicos.


El juego tiene poco que ver con proyectos anteriores de Flipy relacionados con la ciencia, y aúna la divulgación con el rigor científico. De hecho, cuenta con el asesoramiento científico de Javier Santaolalla, físico del CERN, y se está desarrollando apoyado por Creations, un proyecto de innovación educativa financiado por la Comisión Europea. Está orientado a jugadores de entre 8 y 14 años, pero, dice Pérez, "le gustará a quien le guste jugar aventuras gráficas". La idea de su creador es utilizar la VR para educarse y divertirse a la vez, y tiene la intención de llevarlo a colegios o fundaciones que acerquen la ciencia a los más pequeños.

La protagonista es una científica, Bio, y el personaje de Flipy que puede servir de reclamo en el mercado español, ocupa un lugar secundario mientras el jugador va recorriendo el cuerpo humano o construye distintos aparatos en primera persona.

La tecnología de Drawfighters se adapta a la realidad virtual


El tercer juego español disponible en PSVR Resort es CoolPaintr VR, obra de Wildbits, que permite dibujar en entornos tridimensionales virtuales utilizando la misma tecnología RTSE utilizada en el juego anterior del estudio, Drawfighters, se pueden generar objetos sólidos asignando huesos a partir de simples contornos hasta conformar un esqueleto, lo que da múltiples posibilidades creativas.


También están disponibles PlayStation Worlds con una demo que lleva al jugador al fondo del mar, Dick Wild con oleadas de cocodrilos a las que hay que disparar, Waddle Home, la conocida franquicia Gran Turismo Sport (jugable en realidad virtual por primera vez en España), las naves espaciales de Mortal Blitz, el tower defense Ancient Amulator en el que juegas con un cetro o un arco, la experiencia en la sabana de Virry en la que puedes encontrarte con una hiena cariñosa, los juegos de feria de Carnival Games y dos juegos que ya hemos analizado en Vandal: Farpoint y Arizona Sunshine

Para poder probar los juegos que hay en PlayStation VR Resort hay que apuntarse en www.trypsvr.com/es-es aunque también te puedes acercar a Principe Pío directamente, aunque te tocará esperar. El acceso al teatro se realiza en grupos de 20 personas y la visita dura 30 minutos en los que cada visitante podrá vivir tres experiencias, ampliables a cuatro tras subir una foto a Twitter con el hashtag #resortPSVR. El horario de apertura es de 11 a 14 horas y de 17 a 21 horas.




Sony abre PlayStation VR Resort, donde se pueden probar 15 juegos de VR

Sony abre PlayStation VR Resort, donde se pueden probar 15 juegos de VR

Sony abre PlayStation VR Resort, donde se pueden probar 15 juegos de VR

Sony abre PlayStation VR Resort, donde se pueden probar 15 juegos de VR

Sony abre PlayStation VR Resort, donde se pueden probar 15 juegos de VR

Sony abre PlayStation VR Resort, donde se pueden probar 15 juegos de VR

Sony abre PlayStation VR Resort, donde se pueden probar 15 juegos de VR

Sony abre PlayStation VR Resort, donde se pueden probar 15 juegos de VR
          Caputo justificó la tasa y el plazo del bono a cien años, mientras crece la desconfianza externa (Página 12)   


“Ha sido una transacción espectacular”

Una sociedad de inversión británica le adjudicó al bono “una probabilidad de incumplimiento del 97,6 por ciento”.


El ministro de Finanzas, Luis Caputo, rechazó los cuestionamientos a la emisión de un bono a 100 años con un interés del 7,9 por ciento sobre el capital recibido por la Argentina, y hasta negó que exista controversia sobre ese acuerdo entre el gobierno nacional y un grupo de bancos internacionales. “No hay tal controversia, entre todos los especialistas en finanzas hay unanimidad absoluta en que ha sido una transacción espectacular para el país. Hubo no sólo felicitaciones del exterior, sino también aquí en Argentina”, sostuvo el funcionario, que fue imputado por la Justicia por esa operación. Pero la realidad virtual del ministro y su bono no sólo choca con las repercusiones políticas y económicas no sólo reflejadas en medios locales y extranjeros. La propia aseveración de la supuesta “unanimidad absoluta de los especialistas en finanzas” quedó ayer mismo desmentida por un informe de la sociedad de inversión británica M & G, publicado por un periódico alemán, según el cual “la probabilidad de incumplimiento” del pago del bono antes de la mitad de su duración (50 años) es del 97,6 por ciento.



 En referencia a la tasa de interés del 7,92 por ciento, que le garantiza a los inversores cobrar nueve veces el capital inicialmente invertido hasta el vencimiento del título, Caputo afirmó que “cuando miramos el pasado, (pagar) 7,9 por ciento en ese plazo (de 100 años) luce espectacular”. En la entrevista que dio en exclusiva a Radio Mitre (el ministro de Finanzas no da entrevistas periodísticas, según reconoció ante Marcelo Longobardi), intentó explicar el sentido de la operación que autocalificó como “espectacular”. Primero, respecto del plazo, lo justificó apuntando que es “un manejo responsable de la deuda diversificar plazos, tasas y monedas”. En relación a la tasa, indicó que la de los bonos del Tesoro de Estados Unidos, “el nivel mínimo al que nos podemos financiar”, bajó “circunstancialmente para financiar la inversión y el consumo tras la espectacular crisis de 2009, pero ahora (la recuperación económica) ya se dio, y ha empezado el camino inverso, la suba de tasas. Entonces, ¿qué hacemos?”, se preguntó. Y se respondió a sí mismo, “mirar el pasado, y en los 30 años previos a la crisis, de 1977 a 2008, Estados Unidos se financió a una tasa promedio del 8,10 por ciento. Es decir que el 7,90 por ciento está por debajo de la tasa que pagó Estados Unidos en prácticamente toda su historia”. El responsable de Finanzas del gobierno de Mauricio Macri justificó que, teniendo en cuenta que la tasa que paga Argentina se compone de la suma del tipo de interés del bono de largo plazo de Estados Unidos más la tasa de riesgo país (hoy en el orden del 4 por ciento), acordar una tasa a 100 años del 7,9 por ciento resultaba “un negocio espectacular”. Mientras el gobierno aspira a bajar la tasa de riesgo por lo menos a la mitad, Caputo incorpora una hipótesis de multiplicación por 4 de la tasa de Estados Unidos para justificar la cuestionable operación que cerró, en secreto frente a la opinión pública y el Congreso, con el Citigroup y el HSBC.

¿Por qué Argentina tiene que colocar deuda todas las semanas?, preguntó uno de los entrevistadores. Caputo negó que ello signifique un aumento constante del nivel de deuda. “Es otra falsedad, porque 3 de cada 4 veces que tomamos deuda es para cancelar compromisos del anterior gobierno, pero tomando divisas a tasas más bajas. Esto es un ahorro de la carga financiera”, sostuvo. El ministro de Finanzas llega a esa conclusión considerando únicamente la deuda emitida en dólares, pero no la de corto plazo que toma en pesos con instrumentos alternativos, como las Lebacs. Mientras el gobierno admite una emisión de deuda cercano a los 50 mil millones de dólares en 18 meses de gestión, la suma de las distintas variantes aproxima esa cifra a los 100 mil millones. Las Lebacs han resultado, desde el inicio de la gestión de Cambiemos, el mecanismo más atractivo para las inversiones especulativas externas, que ingresan dólares al mercado para aprovechar la elevada tasa de interés en pesos y la resultante en dólares cuando vuelven a la moneda original al vencimiento. Al considerar la tasa resultante en dólares de este jugoso premio pagado por el Banco Central, también se cae el argumento de que se bajó el costo promedio de financiamiento al 4,75 por ciento en dólares.

Fuente: https://www.pagina12.com.ar/47151-ha-sido-una-transaccion-espectacular

          El Gobierno activa el financiamiento de un grupo de bancos por US$ 1500 millones para pagar la deuda del 2017 (La Nación)   


Así lo dispuso al publicar la emisión de bonos Bonar 2024, que actúan como garantía de esta operación acordada a principios de año con bancos por un total de 6000 millones de dólares


El Gobierno comenzó a activar hoy el financiamiento que acordó con un grupo de bancos para avanzar en el pago del programa de pago de la deuda de este año.

Así lo informaron fuentes del Ministerio de Finanzas que conduce Luis Caputo, en referencia a las resoluciones publicadas hoy en el Boletín Oficial que dan cuenta de esta operación.

Se trata de la activación de un primer tramo, de US$ 1500 millones, del denominado REPO, acordado por Finanzas a principios de año con un grupo de bancos, que aportaron US$ 1000 millones cada uno, entre el Santander, BBVA Francés, Citi, HSBC, JP Morgan y Deutsche Bank; a ellos se sumó ahora Nomura.

Esta operación, que tiene títulos como garantía por US$ 6000 millones, es a 18 meses de plazo y con una tasa de Libor más 290 puntos básicos.


Para activarlo, el Gobierno dispuso la emisión del bono Bonar 2024 que, justamente, se le coloca a los bancos como garantía hasta que finalice dicho préstamo. El Gobierno le vendió los bonos a estos bancos con la condición de que no pueden revenderlo en el mercado; además, ya tiene pactada su recompra una vez que termine el plazo del REPO.

Según la resolución 89/2017 de Finanzas, "dispónese la ampliación de la emisión de los "bonos Bonar 2024, emitidos originalmente por la Resolución Nº 26 de fecha 30 de abril de 2014 de la Secretaría de Finanzas del entonces Ministerio de Economía y Finanzas Públicas por hasta un valor de dólares US$ 4000 millones, los que se colocarán mediante operaciones de venta de títulos públicos y su recompra en una fecha posterior".


Además, en una resolución conjunta de Finanzas y Hacienda, se ordenó "la concertación de operaciones de venta de los Bonos de la Nación Argentina en dólares estadounidenses 8,75% (Bonar 2024) emitidos mediante la Resolución N° 89 de fecha 12 de junio de 2017 del Ministerio de Finanzas y su recompra en una fecha posterior, a ser realizada entre la REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA como vendedor y Nomura Securities International y el banco Santander Rio como compradores."

Fuente: http://www.lanacion.com.ar/2038465-el-gobierno-activa-un-prestamo-de-un-grupo-de-bancos-por-us-1500-millones-para-pagar-la-deuda-de-este-ano

          Amplían la emisión de Bonar 2024 por hasta u$s4.000 millones (iProfesional)   


Lo dispuso el Ministerio de Finanzas mediante una Resolución que tiene como fecha el 12 de junio. Los bonos se colocarán mediante operaciones de venta


El Ministerio de Finanzas, a cargo de Luis Caputo, dispuso la ampliación de la emisión de los Bonos de la Nación Argentina en dólares 8,75% 2024 (Bonar 2024) por un monto nominal de hasta u$s4.000 millones, según dispone una resolución publicada en el Boletín Oficial.

La Resolución 89-E, del 12 de junio, establece que estos bonos se colocarán mediante operaciones de venta de títulos públicos y su recompra en una fecha posterior.

También se indicó que la Oficina Nacional de Crédito Público, dependiente de la Subsecretaría de Financiamiento de la Secretaría de Finanzas, ha informado que esta operación se encuentra dentro de los límites establecidos en la Ley 27.341 de Presupuesto General de la Administración Nacional, para el Ejercicio 2017.


Los Bonar 2024 fueron emitidos originalmente por la Resolución 26 del 30 de abril de 2014, de la Secretaría de Finanzas del entonces Ministerio de Economía y Finanzas Públicas.

Fuente: http://www.iprofesional.com/notas/252068-bonos-titulos-publicos--Amplian-la-emision-de-Bonar-2024-por-hasta-us4000-millones

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          El Nación anunció líneas de crédito y promete ser más ágil y flexible para prestar (La Nación)   


Quiere desembolsar $ 35.000 millones hasta fin de año en nuevos préstamos, a tasas atractivas


El Banco Nación se propone colocar nuevos créditos por un total de $ 35.000 millones hasta que termine el año. Así lo anunció ayer su presidente, Javier González Fraga, al explicar a la prensa la fuerte demanda que está recibiendo de préstamos hipotecarios y anunciar el lanzamiento de una línea básicamente destinada a financiar capital de trabajo e inversiones de pequeñas y medianas empresas de todo tipo de actividad, pero que tendrá capítulos especiales para emprendedores, desarrolladores inmobiliarios, empresas de colectivos de corta y media distancia y hasta municipios.

Las líneas estarán disponibles en "pesos, dólares y UVA", explicó, en relación al indexador que se aplica a la moneda nacional para abaratar cuotas y alargar plazos.


Los créditos en pesos llegarán a 15 años de plazo y se ofrecen a una tasa fija del 15% anual por los primeros 3 años, y luego variable según tasa Badlar (la que paga la banca por plazos fijos mayoristas).

Pero serán adaptables al tipo de actividad: "La línea aplicable a economías regionales mantendrá el plazo máximo de 15 años, pero tendrá hasta 5 años de gracia, para adaptarse a las necesidades de cada producción; la que vamos a destinar a productores agropecuarios y lecheros contempla hasta 3 años de gracia", explicó González Fraga, en relación al período en que el tomador sólo estaría obligado a pagar el interés por el financiamiento recibido, pero sin devolver capital durante ese lapso. Los créditos en dólares, por normativa sólo accesible para exportadores, sus proveedores o quienes integren una cadena de exportación, tendrán una tasa del 2% anual a un año, que sube al 4% cuando el plazo se ubique entre los 3 y los 7 años.

A su vez, la opción en UVA, que ya se aplica con muy buena aceptación en créditos hipotecarios, se generalizará a una tasa del 5% sobre el indexador que replica la inflación. Precisamente por la demanda que tienen esos créditos para la vivienda, González Fraga estimó que la mitad de la meta de colocación que se puso saldría en nuevas hipotecas. "Tenemos 94.000 pedidos en evaluación y estamos financiado la construcción de otras 17.000 viviendas, porque queremos operar sobre la oferta y la demanda inmobiliaria tratando de prevenir burbujas en los precios", explicó. Incluso confió que el banco está tercerizando la evaluación de riesgo para ganar dinamismo en la colocación.

El presidente del BNA se preocupó por transmitir que el banco será mucho más activo en la colocación y oferta de créditos. "Cuando asumí el banco tenía un exceso de liquidez", dijo, en elíptica crítica a su antecesor, Carlos Melconian. La expansión crediticia se fondeará "desarmando cartera hoy puesta en pases o Lebac", detalló.


El plan, presentado hace más de un mes a los gerentes de la entidad, y denominado Carlos Pellegrini ("es alguien que admiro", dijo), se basa en ganar agilidad en la colocación de los préstamos que estarán disponibles desde fines de julio. Y dijo que eso ahora es posible por los cambios que aplicó a las normas el BCRA al simplificar trámites y flexibilizar criterios de evaluación".

Fuente: http://www.lanacion.com.ar/2038031-el-nacion-anuncio-lineas-de-credito-y-promete-ser-mas-agil-y-flexible-para-prestar

          ¿Apertura indiscriminada?: las estadísticas relativizan que la economía esté viviendo una lluvia de importaciones (iProfesional)   


En su plataforma de campaña, Cristina Kirchner denunció que se está entregando el mercado interno a la empresas extranjeras y volvió a encender el debate. En el Gobierno lo niegan pero, como contrapartida, se oponen a volver al "cerrojo" aduanero. Cuáles son los rubros más y menos dinámicos


La polémica por las importaciones se está potenciando en plena carrera hacia las PASO.

El tercero de los 15 puntos que conforman la plataforma de campaña del frente Unidad Ciudadana que impulsa Cristina Kirchner, de hecho, se refiere a la defensa de la industria nacional.

Para ponerlo en perspectiva, este ítem está por encima de otros que forman parte del corazón de las críticas del kirchnerismo hacia el plan de gobierno de Cambiemos, como las tarifas, el endeudamiento externo o la "bicicleta financiera".

En un duro análisis, el documento advierte que "está en marcha un plan de apertura total e indiscriminada de la economía".

Además, señala que "por primera vez desde 1975 cae el PBI y aumentan las importaciones de bienes de consumo", un juego de variables que los economistas que acompañan a Cristina consideran que lo único que genera es "entregar el ya reducido mercado interno a las empresas extranjeras".

La economista Fernanda Vallejos, que encabeza lista de diputados nacionales, también está calentando el debate y centrando sus críticas en el boom de compras al exterior.


La nueva referente K afirmó que hay dos argentinas: una mayoría que "dejó de consumir bienes esenciales", como alimentos, y una minoría que "compra motos o autos de alta gama importados".

La realidad es que en los últimos meses es cierto que se evidenció un mayor movimiento de marcas internacionales.

En el caso del rubro automotor, están desembarcando compañías generalistas como Geely, de China, hasta otras de súper lujo, como Lotus.

En el rubro alimentos, basta recorrer las góndolas de los supermercados para observar una proliferación de quesos de Francia o de marcas de fideos italianos, con salsas de tomate incluidas.

En indumentaria, tiendas como Zara, que hasta hace un par de años tenían un 90% de su oferta conformada por prendas nacionales, ahora ofrecen pantalones, remeras y camisas de Singapur o Tailandia.

Una recorrida por comercios permite comprobar que hay una "efervescencia importadora". ¿Pero alcanza todo esto para considerar esta tendencia como una verdadera avalancha?

En diálogo con iProfesional, el economista Gabriel Caamaño Gómez, del Estudio Ledesma destaca que "el Gobierno, en un principio avanzó bastante rápido, pero luego puso un poco el pie en el freno".

Al analizar la foto actual, el analista precisa que "hoy no se puede hablar de una apertura fulminante. Los datos muestran que se está lejos todavía de los niveles de otros años".

Entre enero y mayo, las importaciones totalizaronu$s24.800 millones, con un alza interanual del 12%. Sin embargo, descontada la variable precios, en volúmenes el alza fue sustancialmente menor: 7,4%.

Además, este registro es menor al récord histórico -para ese período-, que tuvo lugar en pleno kirchnerismo, más precisamente en 2013, antes del reforzamiento del cepo cambiario y aduanero.

En ese entonces, la "factura" a pagar por compras al mundo ascendió a casi u$s29.600 millones.

Es decir que el nivel actual se encuentra un 16% por debajo de ese récord. No sólo eso, el registro de este año incluso está por debajo del de 2011, 2012 y 2014 (ver cuadro).


En este punto, Marcelo Elizondo, ex director de Fundación ExportAr, apunta que "es cierto que las importaciones están creciendo. Pero lo que estamos viendo es una recomposición, porque veníamos de niveles bajísimos".

El analista va más allá y afirma que, en base al ranking del Banco Mundial, la Argentina está entre los cincopaíses con el ratio más bajo entre importaciones y PBI.

En este contexto, Elizondo reflota la fórmula que establece que por cada punto que se pretenda crezca la economía, entonces las compras al mundo deberán hacerlo en tres puntos.

"Esto se debe a que la mayor parte de lo que ingresa del exterior está destinado a la industria", completa.

Sin embargo, los analistas sí reconocen que, especialmente en bienes de consumo, hay ramas deactividad “sensibles” que están sufriendo una mayor competencia importada.

Pero trazan una diferencia: consideran que el problema principal no está causado únicamente por este flujo, sino por la combinación de este factor con el achicamiento del mercado por el enfriamiento del consumo.

La "letra chica" de los bienes de capital
En la última cumbre entre el presidente Mauricio Macri y la cúpula de la Unión Industrial Argentina (UIA), el tema de las importaciones estuvo entre los principales puntos de la agenda del día.

Tras la reunión, el propio titular de la entidad, Miguel Acevedo reveló que, ante la preocupación planteada, los funcionarios respondieron que el incremento de las compras al mundo no hace sino "aumentar la competitividad de las empresas".

Básicamente, porque gran parte de las mismas son maquinarias e insumos para la industria.

¿Se están importando más bienes de capital? Las estadísticas, a grandes rasgos, así lo confirman.

Entre enero y mayo entraron "fierros" por u$s5.334 millones, un 18% más que en 2016, al tiempo que esta cifra se ubicó un 15% por encima del promedio de la última década.

Sin embargo, todavía se encuentra por debajo del récord, que se logró en 2011, cuando se habían superado los u$s5.500 millones en ese rubro (ver cuadro).


Pero hay un detalle: no todo lo que entró fueron máquinas para industrias. El 30% de ese total fue material de transporte, lo que incluye desde aviones hasta trenes y vías férreas.

Es decir que parte del crecimiento de los bienes decapital estuvo explicado por el empuje de la obrapública. De hecho, descontado este efecto, las compras al mundo de maquinaria crecen en realidad a un ritmo del 10%, 8 puntos menos.

En este contexto, desde la Cámara Argentina de Fabricantes de Maquinaria Agrícola (CAFMA) advierten que hay "luces rojas" por los niveles de importación de silos, equipos de fumigación y sembradoras.

Sin embargo, para Caamaño Gómez, "cuando se vienen de tantos años de restricciones, los números pueden confundir más que aclarar".

A modo de ejemplo, entre enero y mayo las importaciones de sembradoras se dispararon un llamativo 1.100%. Básicamente porque ingresaron 65 unidades frente a las 5 que habían ingresado el año pasado.

Insumos y componentes, al compás de la industria
De los casi u$s24.800 millones totales de compras al mundo, casi el 50% correspondió a dos categorías: insumos y partes piezas para bienes de capital.

El primer grupo es un "termómetro" clave que sirve para ver la evolución de la actividad productiva.

Y los números reflejan el pobre dinamismo:

-Durante los primeros cinco meses ingresaron materias primas por u$s6.800 millones.

-Esto representó una tibia suba del 3% en divisas, mientras que en cantidades hubo una caída del 3%. Es decir, el alza estuvo explicado sólo por los mayoresprecios.

-Además, el registro de este año está un 20% por debajo del récord de 2011 e, incluso, es 5,5% menor que el promedio de la última década (ver cuadro).


Esto se vincula al muy lento despegue de la actividadfabril.

Según el Índice de Producción Industrial de FIEL, si bien en mayo se registró un crecimiento interanual del 4,3%, en el acumulado del año el indicador todavía está enterreno negativo (-1%).

Respecto de las importaciones de partes y piezas para bienes de capital, se observa una situación muy similar: las compras al exterior están un 23% por debajo del récord histórico para ese período, alcanzado en 2013.


En este capítulo se incluyen desde agropartes hasta componentes para el ensamblado de celulares, que vienen cayendo por la menor demanda interna de electro.

Autos: fuerte salto

Las compras de autos al exterior, principalmente desde Brasil, sí se han disparado. De hecho, es el rubro más dinámico.

Entre enero y mayo, la "factura" sumó u$s2.430 millones, un 45% más que en igual lapso de 2016 y exactamente el doble que en 2015.

Sin embargo, en este caso tampoco se puede hablar de récord: la marca histórica corresponde a 2013, año en el que casi se toca el millón de 0Km patentados (ver cuadro).


Hay varias razones por las cuales entran más autos:

-En la Argentina ya se dejaron de fabricar varios modelos chicos y populares, como los Chevrolet Classic y Agile o el Renault Clio Mio.

-Este faltante de oferta está siendo complementado con vehículos producidos en Brasil, cuya industria está especializada en autos compactos.

-Además, el país vecino sigue en crisis y está volcando casi el 70% de sus exportaciones en la Argentina. Esta sobreoferta permite que las unidades lleguen a precios bonificados.

-A esto se suma el atraso cambiario, que potenció el mercado de las marcas premium, como Audi, BMW, Mini, con tasas de crecimiento de entre 100% y 300%.

En este contexto, la industria automotriz está operando por debajo del 50% de su capacidad. Esto lo padecen los fabricantes de componentes.

De hecho, la autopartista Hutchinson, del grupo Total Argentina, acaba de iniciar el proceso de cierre de su planta ubicada en Martínez, debido a "la falta de competitividad de la plaza local y el alto costo de mantener la empresa en funcionamiento".

Pese a todo, desde AFAC, la cámara sectorial, no hablan de avalancha. Pero sí de una suerte de "goteo continuo", potenciado por la crisis de Brasil y una mayor agresividad de China.

Más bienes de consumo, menos ventas
Este rubro, junto con el de autos, es de los más dinámicos. De hecho, con u$s3.288 millonesacumulados durante los primeros cinco meses sí se puede hablar de récord.

Así y todo, la cifra es muy similar a la de otros años en los que también se evidenciaba un avance del atraso cambiario, como 2013.


El problema para industrias como la del calzado, textil y línea blanca, por nombrar algunas, es que estos mayores flujos se están combinando con una contracción de la demanda interna.

En algunos casos sí hay un "boom", mientras que en otros, la situación se moderó.

Ariel Schale, director ejecutivo de la Fundación ProTejer, una entidad emblema de los llamados "sectores sensibles", confirma a iProfesional que "si bien es cierto que se incrementó la entrada de textiles, sobre todo de producto terminado, el mayor problema no es tanto este flujo sino la retracción del consumo interno".

"El tema de las importaciones es un factor adicional, pero la ´guadaña´que está afectando al sector es lacaída de las ventas", agrega.

En el caso de la industria del calzado, la entrada de productos de Asia o Brasil creció 21% en volúmenes en el primer cuatrimestre, según Fecoba.

Esta industria todavía ostenta un predominio del 80% del mercado interno, de la mano de cerca de 100 millones de pares anuales.

Sin embargo, con el consumo interno en baja, hubo empresas que debieron cerrar sus puertas, como fue el caso de Herzo o Unisol, que fabricaban zapatillas bajo la marca Puma.

En este contexto, surgen las tensiones. Fabricantes de calzados vienen reclamando más protección, pero en el Gobierno tienen la visión de que una mayor competencia externa le pone un techo a los precios, tal como está sucediendo con las notebooks, tras la eliminación de aranceles.

Dentro de los bienes de consumo también están los alimentos: en el caso de los elaborados, acumulan un alza del 36%, mientras que los básicos (como frutas o verduras), subieron 22%.

Para los analistas, parte de este ingreso está vinculado con el atraso cambiario, que alienta la entrada de fideos italianos, quesos franceses, jamón español y chocolates suizos, por nombrar algunos ejemplos.

Sin embargo, para Caamaño Gómez, se trata de productos de alto valor que no compiten de manera directa con la oferta local y, además, su incidenciasobre el total es muy baja.

En diálogo con iProfesional, uno de los representantes exclusivos de una reconocida marca de pasta italiana, con presencia en supermercados, asegura que “la participación global no llega al 1%”.

En lácteos se registró un salto del 175% de las compras al exterior. Esto explica por qué las góndolas se poblaron de quesos Philadelphia, de camembert con sello de Francia y hasta de chedar de Brasil.

Sin embargo, las cifras son elocuentes: las importaciones sumaron u$s11 millones, mientras que las exportaciones totalizaron u$s290 millones.

“Se vende al mundo por una cifra casi 30 veces superior a lo que ingresa. Esto, sin contar los miles de millones de pesos que mueve el mercado interno con producción nacional”, argumenta una fuente cercana a la Secretaría de Comercio.

El técnico reconoce que en una economía dinámica, el ingreso de lácteos importados "no generaría ruido”, por la bajísima incidencia en el mercado total.

Sin embargo, este flujo cobra relevancia cuando una de las industrias insignia, como SanCor, está atravesando una fuerte crisis, a lo que se suma el drama de las inundaciones y el cierre de cientos de tambos en los últimos años por problemas de rentabilidad.

En frutas sucede algo parecido: las importaciones crecieron 13% en cantidades, según el SENASA. Pero al interior de las estadísticas se observa que:

-De las 22.000 toneladas extra respecto del añopasado, el 50% estuvo explicado por una fruta con bajísima producción local, como es el caso de las bananas.

-Otras 1.500 toneladas correspondieron a paltas, que históricamente ingresan de Chile o México.

En el caso de los limones, hasta el momento ingresaron 1.800 toneladas, un 900% más que en 2016. Sin embargo, para ponerlo en perspectiva, la Argentina produce 1,6 millones de toneladas. De modo que la competencia del exterior equivale al 0,1% del negocio local.

Así las cosas, la foto "macro" muestra que se está lejos de una avalancha, mientras que al interior de algunas ramas de actividad sí hay una creciente competencia, pero que se vio potenciada por la caída del consumo y por un deterioro de las exportaciones, afectadas por el atraso cambiario.

Claro que el debate no hará más que potenciarse, a medida que falten menos días para las PASO.

Fuente: http://www.iprofesional.com/notas/251968-consumo-importaciones--Apertura-indiscriminada-las-estadisticas-relativizan-que-la-economia-este-viviendo-una-lluvia-de-importaciones-

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          El atraco a cara descubierta de la Seguridad Social   

Se está perpetrando un nuevo atraco a los pensionistas actuales y a los futuros, a los que se intentará convencer que el sistema no es financiable y que sólo puede sostenerse con pensiones de miseria. Corregir el rumbo es posible. Basta con dejar de esquilmar la caja, aumentar los ingresos eliminando los topes de cotización de los salarios más altos y perseguir el fraude en las contrataciones. Y para ello es imprescindible salarios dignos y no tercermundistas.

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          5 Questions to Ask Your Advisor   

If you’re contemplating hiring a financial planner or advisor or if you’re currently working with one, here are some fair and important questions you may consider asking him or her. Are you a fiduciary? Being a fiduciary means that the adviser must legally act in your best interest. While not an absolute guarantee that the advisor will never act otherwise, most advisors who are fiduciaries embrace the responsibility – they want to be fiduciaries. Any other answer then yes to this question means you need to keep searching for an advisor who is. How are you paid? Generally, three different answers will follow. It will either be fee-only, fee and commission, or commission. If the advisor says fee-based or salary, you’ll want to dig deeper. These two responses don’t say how the compensation is derived. More importantly, you want to know how you will pay the advisor. And if you’re […]

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          Numerous Advice For Fixing Bad Credit   
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          El mercado humano del Estado Islámico: niñas yazidíes a 60 dólares   

El ISIS ha encontrado en este tipo de mercado una buena fuente de financiación. Los más pequeños alcanzan hasta los 500 dólares en las pujas.

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          Ingénieur Support Applicatif N2 - Secteur Banque H/F - Alten - Paris   
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          Broadway Financial Corporation Announces Sale Of Shares By U.S. Treasury To Two Southern California Based Banks   

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          Speedway Reaches Hess Halfway Mark   

UPDATE: According to data provided by GasBuddy, the current Speedway count is 2,156, while the current Hess count is 645 (see map below for the conversion progress).

FINDLAY, Ohio --Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) has now converted more than half of the 1,250 Hess gas stations and convenience stores it acquired in October 2014 to its Speedway brand, Gary Heminger, president and CEO, said in reporting MPC’s second-quarter 2015 financial results.

It has converted more than 650 of the retail sites to the Speedway brand since the acquisition, said Heminger on the company’s earnings call.

According to data provided by GasBuddy, the current Speedway count is 2,156, while the current Hess count is 645 (see map below for the conversion progress).

Speedway, MPC's retail segment, performed well and continues to make tremendous progress integrating the East Coast and Southeast retail locations, he said.

"We are on pace to achieve the expected synergies for 2015 from light-product supply, as well as from operating and administrative expense savings. Further, the accelerated progress for store conversions and subsequent remodels has allowed us to more rapidly implement Speedway's industry-leading Speedy Rewards loyalty program. This program and other marketing enhancements are expected to drive the anticipated synergies to the business over the next several years."

Tony Kenney, president of Speedway, said. “We're moving along at an accelerated pace in converting the [Hess] brand to Speedway. … The important thing there is it's more than just the brand. What's going inside the store is all of our technology that is the platform for our marketing programs, primarily our loyalty program, all of our inventory management, other things that drive savings and synergies for us as we operate convenience stores. … As we begin to bring on all of the marketing enhancements through the conversions inside the store, then we'll start to realize those benefits down the road.”

Speedway segment income from operations was $127 million in second-quarter 2015, compared with $94 million in second-quarter 2014. This increase was primarily the result of higher merchandise and light-product margins and the addition of the newly acquired locations, partially offset by higher operating and administrative expenses. Speedway's consolidated light-product margin increased to 13.51 cents per gallon in second-quarter 2015, from 12.82 cents per gallon in second-quarter 2014.

Speedway's income from operations was $33 million higher in the quarter as compared to second-quarter 2014. Speedway's newly acquired locations contributed income of approximately $14 million to the quarter's results or approximately $45 million of EBITDA.

For the legacy Speedway sites, the merchandise gross margin was $23 million higher in second-quarter 2015 compared to the same quarter last year, and the light-product gross margin was about $16 million higher.

Speedway same-store gasoline sales volume was down two-tenths of a percent versus same quarter last year compared to estimates of U.S. demand growth in the second quarter of approximately 3% higher. Overall, gasoline sales volumes for legacy Speedway locations were up 3% in the quarter, reflecting the impact of investments in new, rebuild and remodel locations.

“Another key performance metric for our retail group is same-store merchandise sales,” said Timothy Griffith, CFO, “and we're continuing to see strong demand for our in-store offering as our same-store merchandise sales in the quarter excluding cigarettes were up 4.6% versus same quarter last year. So far in July, we've seen a 1.6% increase in same-store gasoline volumes compared to last July.”

MPC is the nation's fourth-largest refiner. Approximately 5,460 independently owned gas stations across 19 states sell the Marathon-brand. In addition, Speedway owns and operates the nation's second-largest convenience-store chain, with approximately 2,750 convenience stores in 22 states. MPC also owns, leases or has ownership interests in approximately 8,300 miles of pipeline. Through subsidiaries, MPC owns the general partner of MPLX LP, a midstream master limited partnership (MLP). MPC's fully integrated system provides operational flexibility to move crude oil, feedstocks and petroleum-related products efficiently through the company's distribution network in the Midwest, Southeast and Gulf Coast regions.

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          Public Record Data Collector - Surry and Prince George's County, Virginia - The Warren Group - Surry, VA   
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          Financial Business Specialist - Brookhaven National Laboratory - Upton, NY   
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          Dollar falls but bond yields up    
The euro rose yesterday alongside sterling and bond yields as a slew of hawkish comments from central banks signalled the era of ultra-loose monetary policy is ready to sunset across the Atlantic. The dollar index touched its lowest since October as investors shifted to the view that the US Federal Reserve might not be the only game in town when it comes to higher interest rates. With the Fed green-lighting dividends and buybacks in major banks as part of another round of stress tests, financial stocks rose but not enough to offset declines in technology and interest-rate sensitive sectors. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 141.81 points, or 0.66 per cent, to 21,312.8, the S&P 500 lost 19.3 points, or 0.79 per cent, to 2,421.39 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 92.96 points, or 1.49 per cent, to 6,141.46. European shares failed to hold onto early gains. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index lost 1.36 per cent and MSCI’s gauge of stocks across the globe shed 0.52 per cent. Emerging market stocks lost 0.08 per cent. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan closed 0.59 per cent higher, while the Nikkei rose 0.45 per cent. As euro zone bond yields rallied, the...
          BoE's Haldane says need to look seriously at rate hike - BBC   

Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane said on Thursday that the central bank needed to "look seriously" at raising interest rates to keep a lid on inflation which has pushed past the BoE's target and is set to rise further. Last week, Haldane surprised financial markets by saying he was likely to vote for higher borrowing costs this year, adding to speculation about the first BoE rate hike in a decade. "We need to look seriously at the possibility of raising interest rates to keep the lid on those cost of living increases," Haldane told the BBC during a visit to Wales. "For now we are happy with where the rates are, we need to be vigilant for what happens next." British inflation is at its highest level in nearly four years at 2.9 per cent, tightening the squeeze on consumers who now face the added worry of political uncertainty after this month's inconclusive election. The pay of workers has begun to lag behind inflation again after a decade of mostly falling spending power, something BoE Governor Mark Carney has said needs to improve before he would consider a rate hike. Carney also wants to see the impact of the Brexit process on Britain's economy in the coming...
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          Ciena teams with University of Waterloo   
Ciena announced that it is working with engineering researchers at the University of Waterloo to develop solutions to help network operators and Internet providers address to the ever increasing demand for faster data transmission over the Internet.

The partners stated that the research relationship has received funding support from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

A key area of the University of Waterloo's partnership with Ciena focuses on realising the maximum possible capacity from the optical cables that run under the oceans and which handle around 95% of intercontinental communications, including an estimated $10 trillion per day in financial transactions. Ciena noted that the reliable, high-speed transmission of huge amounts of data over undersea cables is increasingly important in fields including healthcare and academic research.

For the research program, Amir Khandani, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Waterloo, is leading a team of post-doctoral fellows and graduate students that are developing algorithms designed to efficiently and rapidly correct errors, including lost or dropped bits of data, that occur during extremely high-speed, long-distance optical transmission.

When incorporated on the electronic chips that are built into equipment for receiving and transmitting data, the algorithms developed by the Waterloo team can free up cable capacity, while also enabling the faster correction of errors in line with other technological advances in optical communications.


Under the three-year partnership, announced at an event at the University of Waterloo, Mr. Khandani holds the position of Ciena/NSERC Industrial Research Chair on Network Information Theory of Optical Channels. Ciena noted that the relationship between Waterloo Engineering and Ciena has already produced seven U.S. patents, with additional patents pending.



          Spectra7, providing chips for high-speed connectivity, raises $4.6m   
Spectra7 Microsystems of San Jose, California, a developer of high performance analogue semiconductors, announced that it has closed its previously announced bought deal offering of 11,500,000 units at a price of 40c per unit, including the full exercise of the over-allotment option, for aggregate gross proceeds of $4.6 million.

Spectra7 stated that the public offering was underwritten by a syndicate of underwriters led by Canaccord Genuiy and including Eight Capital and Echelon Wealth Partners.

In addition to the public offering, the company announced that it has closed the first tranche of its private placement of units, as previously announced on June 7th, pursuant to which it issued 3,280,750 units for additional gross proceeds of $1.31 million, including subscriptions by its CEO and certain directors of the company.

Each unit issued through the offerings comprises one common share and one-half of a common share purchase warrant, with each warrant entitling the holder to acquire one common share for 55c per share for a period of two years after closing of the offerings.

Spectra7 stated that the net proceeds from the offerings will be used to fund R&D and for working capital and general corporate purposes.

Separately, the company announced amendments to its $6.50 million senior secured term loan facility with MidCap Financial. The amendments include extending the commencement date for principal payments under the loan facility by a year to June 1, 2018, and the option to extend the maturity date of the facility by a further year upon satisfaction of certain conditions.

In relation to the amendments, Spectra7 has issued warrants to purchase up to 750,000 common shares, with each warrant exercisable for a period of five years into one common share at a price of 39c.

For its most recent quarter ended March 31, 2017, Spectra7 reported revenue of $2.7 million, up 8% versus $2.5 million a year earlier, with gross margin as a percentage of revenue for the quarter at 60%, flat sequentially.


* In January, Spectra7 demonstrated what it claimed as the first QSFP28 Double Density (QSFP28-DD) active copper cable (ACC) integrating its new GaugeChanger Plus GC2502 silicon. It also stated it would begin sampling GaugeChanger Plus QSFP28-DD active copper modules to data centre cable assembly companies during the quarter.

Using the linear design of its GC2502, Spectra7 noted that the modules can support both NRZ and PAM4 signalling, enabling 200 or 400 Gigabit Ethernet transmissions over the same cable.

* Spectra7 also announced sampling of IEEE COM-compliant SFP28 and QSFP28 active copper modules to Tier 1 cable assembly and data centre customers in North America and Asia. It noted the modules were available for evaluation and qualification by customers such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon, Baidu and Alibaba, as well as data centre equipment manufacturers such as Cisco, HP, Dell and Hauwei.


* Spectra7 is an analogue semiconductor company delivering solutions enabling high bandwidth, speed and resolution for electronics manufacturers addressing broadband connectivity markets. Based in San Jose, the company has design centres in Markham, Ontario, Cork, Ireland and Little Rock, Arkansas.


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          Queenslanders brace for higher costs and fees from July 1   

It's July 1 — that means the end of financial year (EOFY) hangover begins today, and for some in Queensland, it will take a while to get over.


          What's the new financial year bringing for WA?   

A new financial has begun, but what can West Australians expect it to bring, aside from recently announced increases to household fees and charges?


          LuxNetwork picks Ciena    
Ciena announced that LuxNetwork of Luxembourg has selected its 6500 Packet-Optical Platform with integrated WaveLogic Encryption for a new 100 Gbit/s network designed to increase network capacity to support the growing bandwidth and security demands of the major financial sector companies, large enterprises and international wholesale customers.

LuxNetwork, a subsidiary of the NomoTech Group, specialises in providing high-speed, secure optical WAN connectivity to connect businesses to data centres and interconnect data centres. The service provider also offers a suite of managed services for enterprise customers and international telecom operators.

Operating its upgraded network that provides ten times the capacity of its previous system, LuxNetwork can offer higher-capacity services including 10 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet, 8 and 16 Gbit/s Fibre Channel, as well as encryption for protection of in-flight data. Additionally, enterprise and carrier customers are able to leverage dedicated, secure, high-bandwidth and scalable connectivity without the need to own the infrastructure.

The network upgrade will also allow LuxNetwork to consolidate and modernise its infrastructure and to realise operational efficiencies following the acquisition and integration of Telecom Luxembourg.



  • Last week, Ciena announced that Bouygues Telecom of France had selected the 6500 Packet-Optical Platform to enhance the efficiency, scalability and reliability of its network backhaul and aggregation infrastructure, as well as provide the foundation for its new SuperCore network.
  • The deployment was designed to increase capacity to 400 Gbit/s to support growing capacity demand and new high-bandwidth services, as well as allow Bouygues Telecom to expand its mobile and ISP offerings support future 5G services.


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          ASX enjoyed a strong financial year, but appears to be running out puff   

It has been a tale of two halves for Australia's share market in the 2017 financial year. While the ASX enjoyed a strong year, its second half was noticeably slower and fell well behind the pace set on global markets.


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          ASX follows global markets down, dropping $28b in value   

Investors head for the exits on the last day of the financial year as the prospect of higher interest rates sinks in.


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          Yardsellr Scores $5 Million Series A From Accel To Become The eBay Of Facebook   
Bringing social commerce to Facebook is a big opportunity attracting a lot of capital these days. Social swap meet Yardsellr just raised a $5 million series A financing, led by Accel Partners. Harrison Metal Capital, which previously put up $750,000 in seed funding, also participated. Yardsellr is an eBay for Facebook, except without the auctions. In fact, the company was founded by… Read More
          Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation - Brooklyn, NY   
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          ASX faces end-of-financial-year tumble as global markets slump   

With global markets realising interest rates are heading up again, a risk-averse sell off drags markets down.


          LipoSeuticals closes Series A for novel drug delivery tech   

LipoSeuticals said today that it closed a financing round for an undisclosed amount led by Hong Kong-based life sciences fund, Delos Capital. The company has developed a sugar-lipid polymer-based formulation, Sulocence, which boosts drug stability and solubility. LipoSeuticals said it is applying the drug delivery technology to the reformulation of an array of marketed specialty drugs. […]

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          Trying to magically make a big tax return appear?   

Today marks the end of the financial year. From travel to work clothes, mobile phones and charity raffle tickets, here's a reminder of what you can — and can't — claim.


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          Ether Price Analysis: Bears Chasing Back a Bullish Price Rally   
Ether Price Analysis

Following a devastating bear market last week, several major market players saw a reversal pattern called a Double Bottom Reversal.  For reference, please check out the previous BTC-USD market analysis where an in-depth description of Double Bottom Reversals is outlined.

ETHUSD Double Bottom.pngFigure 1:  ETH-USD, 4HR Candles, Gemini, Double Bottom Reversal

The buy-back volume seemed very promising on the reversal pattern and it even saw textbook characteristics of a healthy bull rally.  However, if we take a closer look at the market move, we can see something slightly concerning regarding the health of the bull trend.  To gain some insight, let’s examine the finer points of the reversal pattern:

ETHUSD Failed Retracement.pngFigure 2:  ETH-USD, 30Min Candles, Gemini, Failed 100% Retracement

The most immediately concerning aspect of this bull run is the failed test of the 100% Fibonacci Retracement.  Typically, a healthy Double Bottom Reversal that leads to a prolonged bull run will test the 100% retracement value (sometimes several tests are required) and ultimately yield higher values as the volume supports market interest.  However, in our case, not only did this market move see a rejection of the 100% retracement line, but it also continued a trend of decreasing volume.  Decreasing volume shows the declining market interest in these high values, and it doesn’t offer much in the way of support for the bullish trend.

The second concerning element of this bull run is the retracement it is currently seeing:  The market is testing the 61% Fibonacci Retracement values which coincide with a significant level of support for this run (shown in orange).  At the time of this article, this run tested the support level three times and is now moving on to test the 61% value.  These lower values are paired with increasing spikes in sell volume.  

On the higher timescales, the MACD (an indicator of market momentum) still remains on the bullish side but is beginning to head toward bearish values.  The 4-hour MACD has flipped to bearish, and the current market doesn’t show any indication in the near future of slowing its downward climb.

In order to maintain the support at the 61% value, we will need to see an increase in buy volume to stymie the slowly descending trend we are currently witnessing.   In the coming hours/days, if the market fails the test of the 61% line, we can expect the following support levels:

ETHUSD Next supports.pngFigure 3:  ETH-USD, 30Min Candles, GDAX, Expected Support Levels Following 61% Failure

During both the previous bear run and the formation of the Double Bottom Reversal pattern, we saw levels of support/resistance at the 50% retracement values (shown in pink) and the 38% retracement values (shown in green).  A further test of those values will prove crucial if the ETH-USD markets are to remain in this pseudo-bullish trend.  Failure to see a significant increase in volume will undoubtedly lead to another bear market situation.  Given the declining volume throughout this entire reversal, at this moment I’m inclined to lean more toward a bearish outlook in the near future.  Until volume begins to pick up, the market will continue to slowly hemorrhage as market sentiment declines.

Summary:

  1. Double Bottom Reversal failed the test of the 100% retracement from the previous bear trend.

  2. Until a significant increase in volume is seen, the market will most likely continue this descending trend.

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          Operator of Illegal Bitcoin Exchange Coin.mx Sentenced to Prison   
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Anthony Murgio, 33, of Tampa, Florida, has been sentenced to five and a half years in prison for running a Bitcoin exchange connected to hackers. The exchange was used to launder more than $10 million worth of funds, authorities reported.

Both Murgio and Yuri Lebedev, 39, of St. John’s, Florida, operated Coin.mx through a fraudulent company called “Collectables Club.” According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, the illegal Bitcoin exchange used the firm’s misleading name to open financial accounts at banks pretending to be a “members-only association of individuals who discussed, bought, and sold collectible items and memorabilia.” Murgio and Lebedev, along with other co-conspirators, violated bank and credit card company rules and regulations by “deliberately misidentifying and miscoding Coin.mx customers’ credit and debit card transactions.”

“Lies conceived and deployed by Murgio permeated every aspect of Coin.mx’s operation, including its use of front companies, like Collectables Club and Currency Enthusiasts, to try to conceal the illicit nature of the operation,” the Department of Justice stated in its sentencing submission.

On January 9, Murgio pled guilty to three counts regarding operating Coin.mx, which processed over $10 million worth of illegal Bitcoin transactions. Murgio ran the Bitcoin exchange between October 2013 and July 2015 for Gery Shalon, 33, an Israeli citizen who was responsible for hacking at least nine companies, including JPMorgan Chase, E-Trade Financial Corporation and Dow Jones. Coin.mx sold bitcoins that came from illegal online transactions, such as victim payments to ransomware attackers who sought to launder the cryptocurrencies clean.

“I screwed up badly and made serious mistakes and misjudgments,” Murgio said, showing remorse, to U.S. District Judge Alison J. Nathan at his sentencing.

Shalon, along with Ziv Orenstein, 42, compromised data on approximately 76 million household customers and 7 million businesses by hacking the nine companies. U.S. officials described their operation as a “diversified criminal conglomerate” responsible for the largest theft of valuable information from a U.S. bank. The compromised data included the names of customers, along with email addresses and phone numbers. Authorities collected evidence stating that Murgio exchanged cash for the bitcoins of Shalon’s criminal gang. Israeli police arrested Shalon and Orenstein in July 2015, and they were extradited to the United States in June 2016. Both are facing serious charges, including aggravated identity theft, wire fraud and money laundering.

“Mr. Murgio led an effort based on ambition and greed,” and constructed on a “pyramid of lies,” Judge Nathan said during the sentencing hearing at the Manhattan federal court.

On March 17, a Manhattan jury found Lebedev and his co-conspirator Trevon Gross, 52, of New Jersey, guilty of charges connected to a bribery scheme in an attempt to hide the illegal activities of Coin.mx from financial institutes and regulators. Both of the defendants are facing a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison. Judge Nathan scheduled the sentencing hearing of Lebedev and Gross for July 20, 2017.

Murgio’s father, Michael Murgio, 66, was also involved in the Coin.mx case. In October, the father plead guilty to “making a false statement to the National Credit Union Administration on behalf of his son.” By making a plea deal, Michael Murgio managed to avoid additional charges in the case, including “conspiracy to make corrupt payments with intent to influence an officer of a financial institution and making corrupt payments.” Judge Nathan sentenced the elder Murgio to one year of probation along with a $12,000 fine.

The FBI arrested both Lebedev and Murgio on July 23, 2015, for “running an unlicensed bitcoin exchange with the goal of helping individuals launder money.”

Despite the prosecution’s request for 10 to 12 years and seven months behind bars, the Manhattan federal court sentenced Murgio to five and a half years in prison. According to Reuters, Judge Nathan considered Murgio’s “generosity to friends and support to his family” and imposed a prison sentence half as long as the prosecutor recommended.

Judge Nathan has scheduled a hearing on September 1 to decide on the amount of fines, forfeiture and restitution Murgio has to pay to the state. The operator of the illegal Bitcoin exchange remains free on bail.

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          The AI in AML Journal: Volume 1   

Welcome to the inaugural issue of the AI in AML Journal. We distribute it via email, but will replicate it here on its quarterly cadence. Through this journal we will document some of the interesting work in AI and its application to AML and other financial crimes. This inaugural edition features work by the IIF, […]

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          Valuations in European Real Estate Finance – regulatory compliance in a global environment   
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           A short note on the problematic concept of excess demand in asset pricing models with mean-variance optimization    
Franke, Reiner (2008) A short note on the problematic concept of excess demand in asset pricing models with mean-variance optimization. Working Paper. Coventry: Warwick Business School, Financial Econometrics Research Centre. Working papers (Warwick Business School. Financial Econometrics Research Centre) (No.08-).
          Announcing VanEck Vectors ETFs' June 2017 Distributions   

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          Announcing VanEck Vectors Equity ETF's June 2017 Distributions   

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          Delaware Investments® Dividend And Income Fund, Inc. Announces Dividends   

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          Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend And Income Fund Announces Dividends   

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          Wells Fargo Closed-End Funds Declare Monthly Distributions   

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          NuShares ETFs Declare Distributions   

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          Member Service Advisor - Interior Savings Credit Union - Clearwater, BC   
You are responsible for assisting members with all elements of their financial needs, from account transactions and inquiries to lending and investment...
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          TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. Schedules Earnings Release And Conference Call To Discuss Its Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2017 Financial Results   

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          BlackRock To Transition Primary Listing Venue For 50 IShares ETFs   

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           Transaction taxes, traders’ behavior and exchange rate risks    
Demary, Markus (2006) Transaction taxes, traders’ behavior and exchange rate risks. Working Paper. Coventry: Warwick Business School, Financial Econometrics Research Centre. Working papers (Warwick Business School. Financial Econometrics Research Centre) (No.06-).
           Effects of degree correlations on the loop structure of scale free networks    
Bianconi, Ginestra and Marsili, Matteo (2006) Effects of degree correlations on the loop structure of scale free networks. Working Paper. Coventry: Warwick Business School, Financial Econometrics Research Centre. Working papers (Warwick Business School. Financial Econometrics Research Centre) (No.06-).
           Price and wealth dynamics in a speculative market with generic procedurally rational traders    
Anufriev, Mikhail and Bottazzi, Giulio (2006) Price and wealth dynamics in a speculative market with generic procedurally rational traders. Working Paper. Coventry: Warwick Business School, Financial Econometrics Research Centre. Working papers (Warwick Business School. Financial Econometrics Research Centre) (No.06-).
          Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - CONFORMiT - Quebec   
The chief financial officer position is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company, to include the development...
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          Commercial Mortgage Specialist - RBC - Ontario   
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          Security Analyst - Eagle Professional Resources - Ontario   
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          Pursue your Potential (PYP)- Aboriginal Peoples - RBC - Ontario   
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          Moto E4 launches on Republic Wireless   
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A little more than a week after launching at Verizon, the Moto E4 is now hitting another US carrier.

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          IT Business Analyst (for EMEA region) - MatchWorks - Brussels   
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          Advice for International Masters Students Cold-Call Emailing Business School Professors   
It is that time of the year again for me as an assistant professor in an American business school. August-September, the start of the academic year. When I get at least a handful of emails everyday from just-arrived international Masters students, typically from India and China, asking about Research Assistant (RA) or Teaching Assistant (TA) positions. I usually send a prompt reply telling them I have no positions available and wish them luck. Most other people in my place in business schools just ignore the mails and/or delete them.

This post is meant to explain why I almost always send summary rejections and why most others ignore or delete the emails.

The key to this explanation is the almost unique nature of the microcosm that are business schools. Specifically, research-oriented business schools that co-exist with prestigious engineering schools in the same university such as mine.

Research in business schools is very different from research in engineering schools. In engineering schools, research has a lot to do with winning 6-7 figure grants and patents. That is the nature of the engineering world. In business schools, the incentives for tenure-track research professors are different. The nature of our field is such that there are few, if any, opportunities for patents and big grants. In our field, research productivity is measured by publications in top level journals.  

The other aspect of business research is the cost element. The reason we don't care as much about grants is that our research is nowhere as expensive to conduct as engineering research. We don't need expensive equipment, months long experiments, and suchlike. Most business research is conducted using secondary data or individual behavioral experiments. The most expensive equipment we need is limited to powerful computers to do our analysis. 

We don't have as many conferences to go to. In each of the sub-fields of business (such as Finance, Marketing, Management etc), there are two, maybe three MUST-ATTEND conferences each year. Our conferences aren't as selective as engineering conferences in terms of who gets to present. Obviously, "conference proceedings" are a non-factor in tenuring decisions when it comes to business school faculty. What matter are publications.

Basically, our research doesn't cost that much. That's the cost side.

Now on to the revenue side. Most business schools have MBA programs that charge tuition way higher than the average program. Most MBA programs don't offer any funding. MBA programs earn business schools a lot of money. Then there are undergraduate programs. Undergrad business programs are very popular in most schools in the US. So business schools get a decent chunk of change from the universities for that. Then there are endowments, consulting fees, and other revenue opportunities.

So to summarize what I have said so far, business schools in the US have a higher revenue than other schools, and have lower research costs than other schools. And, to reiterate, faculty research is measured in terms of publications in top journals, not patents, conference proceedings, or grants. Not that there are that many business-centric grants anyway.

As a result, here is how the typical contract for a typical tenure-track faculty member in a research-oriented business school works. We get a salary. And we get a research budget from our business school that is roughly $10,000-50,000 per year. 

These amounts might be relatively paltry for engineering professors who need to buy expensive equipment and need to hire several grad students to take care of the equipment and run experiments. But in business schools, that amount is plenty. 

Then there's the unique nature of business school PhD programs. They are geared exclusively towards academia. Which means the program is designed only to send graduates into academic positions, NOT industry positions. 99.9% of marketing PhDs will become marketing professors, not work in marketing jobs in the industry. 99.9% of management PhDs will become management professors, not work in management jobs in the industry. And so on.

PhD programs in business schools will also have a tiny intake compared to engineering schools. In a typical top-50 or even top-100 research business school in the US, the total incoming PhD class size every year will be about 15, with 2-3 students dedicated to sub-fields such as finance, marketing, management, etc.

In business schools, these PhD students are fully funded and paid a stipend by the business school. In return, they have to work 20 hours a week each for tenure track professors.

(Sidebar: the most "privileged" international grad students in any school are business school PhDs. They are assured of tuition waivers and stipends for at least 4 years from the school itself, and not tied to any Professor like in engineering schools. They also get academic positions relatively easily without having to do postdocs.)

Now, each department will have a roughly 1:1 ratio between tenure track professors and PhD students. Part of each tenure track professor's contract is 10 hours or "free" RA work from an assigned PhD student. Free as in, the professor doesn't pay the student. The business school does. And the business school pays for the tuition.

So now we come to the main point. Most of us business school professors have a PhD student assigned to work with us without us paying anything. Our research budgets, given by the school not from grants, are in the 10-50K range to buy computers, buy data, go to conferences, etc....generous but not enough to fund a grad student, which including tuition and stipend, will use up the entire budget.

When a Masters student from engineering or quasi-engineering (Information Systems, Technology Management etc) fields sends a cold-call email to a typical business school professor, he is making a pitch to someone who has neither the requirement nor the budget to hire him.

That's maybe 99% of business school professor. The 1% who might have RA/TA positions for you are the rare minority of business school professors who got a grant or got an extra endowment for a research lab or something. They might just have positions that Masters students can fill. They tend to advertise their positions well in advance. But even if cold-calling works for them, it needs to be very specific.

Many international students make the mistake of composing one utterly general boilerplate email and sending it to all professors. See this for instance.


In this case, even if I was a professor with an opportunity for this student, I wouldn't contact him. Because the email is so general. If I want to hire a Masters student, I would like that student to be genuinely interested in what I am doing.

So even if you do send cold-call emails to business school professors, make sure they are individually customized and reflect their particular research interests. 

And of course, make sure you really are interested in the research of the professor you are pitching your services to. We professors do talk to each other, you know? If during a coffee chat, we discover that Masters Student XYZ sent an email to me saying "I am really passionate about Marketing and hope to make a career in it", and also to my Finance colleague saying, "I am really passionate about Finance and hope to make a career in it", it not only gives us something to chuckle about, but also destroys your credibility in our eyes forever.

I'll end by saying that in general, the strike rate for an engineering or quasi-engineering MS student getting RA/TA positions from individual professors in business schools are low. And I hope this post informs incoming Masters students about this and saves them some wasted effort. 

          Antu Barva by P. L. "PuLa" Deshpande   
Fourteen years ago today, Purushottam Laxman Deshpande, arguably the most influential and beloved person from Maharashtra, died at the age of 81. He left behind a gargantuan legacy in the form of his books, plays, songs, movies, essays, social work, but more than that, the lasting impact he has had on Maharashtra. Every couple of years, I translate one of his essays or short stories on this blog. This time, I have chosen Antu Barva, a fictionalized life sketch that he created as an amalgam of several people he knew in Konkan. It is not exactly LOL funny, but is light-hearted while still tugging at your heart-strings. It is meant as a depiction of the tough life in Konkan in the middle of the 20th century, and the sort of complex and poignant characters such a life spawns.

But as somber as the basic subject matter is, PuLa manages to inject humor into it, even if the humor is dark. When I first read Antu Barva, I just read it as a slightly humorous life sketch. As I have re-read it and re-heard its narration over the years, I have come to recognize it as something beyond just that. It is one of PuLa's best allegorical social commentaries in my opinion. He was duly recognized for Vyakti Aani Valli, the book that this sketch appears in, with a Sahitya Akademi Puraskaar. In that book, I think this is THE most impressive and multi-layered sketch.

For years, I considered translating Antu Barva here but was too intimidated given how nuanced it is. PuLa gave Antu a specific Konkani "voice" (in text form as well as when he narrated the sketch for TV) that is impossible to translate. No matter how well I tried, I thought I would end up doing injustice to the original work. This is in addition to the usual difficulties in translating PuLa's wordplay and nuanced observations. So it is with a great sense of trepidation that I am even attempting this today. A LOT will get lost in translation. But I hope PuLa's fans will forgive me any errors. Because I think this particular piece is one of the greatest literary achievements from an Indian and it deserves a wider audience.

Miss you, PuLa. Bhool-chook maaf kara.

Ratnagiri's middle lane has been home to some towering personalities over the years. God used a unique formula when creating these people. These people tend to be a metaphorical amalgam of Ratnagiri's most famous products - sweet mango, rough jackfruit, hard coconut, irritating colocasia leaves, and intense betel nuts whose one bite will make your heart jump up your throat.    

It is in this unique Ratnagiri soil that Antu Barva grew and ripened. Actually, Antu's age doesn't really justify people casually calling him just "Antu". When I first met him 12-14 years ago, not just his stubble, but even the hair on his ears and chest had turned white. His teeth had mostly gone "Annu Gogtya".

Going Annu Gogtya = falling.

This is an idomatic phrase that Antu Barva coined. A lawyer from Ratnagiri named Annu Gogte has been standing in the local elections for many years. Standing and then falling. Repeatedly, without even coming close to winning. So even if a bucket falls in a well, Antu asks "has the bucket gone Annu?"

When someone is talking about old Antu, they just refer to him in the singular casual "Antu". As it is, characters from Konkan are quite singular. But no one calls Antu just "Antu" to his face.  They call him Antu sheth!

True blue Brahmin Antu got this trader caste suffix "sheth" decades ago. After all Antu himself had committed a sin justifying this demotion. During the first world war, Antu started a shop near the docks. It failed spectacularly even before the Treaty of Versailles. But that short-lived stint as a shopkeeper was enough to turn Antu into Antu sheth.

After that, no one remembers Antu doing anything specific to make a living. He manages to somehow score at least two square meals a day from somewhere. He has a little plot of land with a garden that has a couple of dozen coconut and Alphonso mango trees, sprinkled with the odd jackfruit and tamarind tree. He has a little single-room shack on that land. He has the right to draw water from the nearby well. Antu sheth manages to get by on all this.

I first met Antu at Bapu Hegishte's store. I had gone there to buy some cigarettes when Antu's face peered out from behind a newspaper. He slid his reading glasses up his forehead and said,

"You're Lawyer saheb's son-in-law, right?"

"Yes" I replied.

"Ahha! I recognized you right away! Please, have a seat, please. Bapu, some tea for our jawaibapu (a respectful term for son-in-law)!"

I had no idea who this guy was, suddenly acting so familiar. Antu sheth himself explained,

"Your father-in-law is a good friend of mine. Tell him Antu Barva said hello."

"Sure."

"Hmmm....when did you come from Pune?"

"Two days ago."

"Of course....the first Diwali after you got married....haha...ask him for a Ford car!"

"He is your friend. Why don't you tell him?"

"Haha, you're from Pune after all. Can't get the last word with you." he laughed. "So...staying long or just a flying visit?"

"Just a short trip. I'm leaving in a couple of days."

"Excellent! It's always good to keep such visits short. Familiarity breeds contempt and all that. Don't end up like that Kasopkar's son-in-law. He set up camp for six months. Finally Kasopkar lost his patience and made him plow his land! When a son-in-law stays with you for too long, he starts feeling like a pain in the neck, right?"

"You're right." I nodded.

"Bapusheth, I hope you recognized our lawyer's son-in-law. We are both your father-in-law's clients, jawaibapu."

Bapu Hegishte smiled and folded his hands in greeting.

"Welcome. Would you like to have some tea?" he asked.

"No, it's okay. It's really hot right now."

"Of course, it's always going to be hot in Ratnagiri!" Antu jumped in. "You can't sleep in a cowshed and then complain about the stink of cow piss! If Ratnagiri had cool weather, they'd have called it Shimla, not Ratnagiri!"

Before I could say anything, Antu continued,

"But the heat is way worse in your neighborhood with all those houses next to each other. Come to my garden near the beach. My garden is...how do you say...."aircondition"!"

Antu sheth said the last words in English and laughed, and then added,

"That's our country joke, jawaibapu!"

Then he addressed Hegishte again.

"Bapusheth, did you know our jawaibapu here is a writer? Writes plays and movies and what not. Behave properly when he is around or he'll write a hilarious farce about you."

The pride I felt on my fame having spread even to someone like Antu Barva was dashed by Bapu Hegishte's next question. Bapusheth looked me up and down carefully for a few seconds and said,

"What do you do?"

"What the hell do you mean what does he do?" Antu thundered. "Are you insane, Hegishte? Take out that pile of raddi old newspapers and open them. You'll see his name and picture in dozens of places! He makes movies!"

"Movies!!?? Really??" Hegishte's expression changed to one of wonderment and he looked at me as if I was God.

"Jawaibapu, speaking of movies, can I ask you a question if you don't mind?"

I could see the naughty expression on Antusheth's face as he asked me this.

"Sure, go ahead."

"How much money do you make from one movie?"

This wasn't my first trip to Konkan. So by now, I had gotten used to dealing with such intensely personal questions.

"That really varies from movie to movie." I deflected.

"But still....I mean I have read that you get like a million or a million and a half."

"No way! There isn't nearly that kind of money in Marathi films."

"Yeah, but still. Even if you don't get fistfuls, you must be getting at least 2-3 pinchfulls?"

"You get it sometimes, and also lose it sometimes." I stuck to being vague.

"Well of course, it's a business after all. When it comes to business, you win some, you lose some. It's all part of the game."

Antu sheth got philosophical. But only for a moment.

"Can I ask you one more question? Only if you don't get angry."

"What's there to get angry about? Go ahead."

"Well..you know....whatever we read about these film actresses in magazines and all....is that real or is it fake like Gangadhar Basthe's "real" Belgaum butter?"

"What do you mean all this about film actresses?" I kept a straight face and pretended to not get what he was saying.

"Quite a skillful guy you are, jawaibapu. Skillful! You'll make a great witness in court!" Antu sheth was having none of it. "All this about film actresses as in...the whole index finger nostril thing."

I didn't immediately get what he meant by the whole index finger nostril thing. So Antu sheth gently tapped his index finger against his nostril and winked. Fortunately, before I had to say anything, a waiter arrived with the tea Hegishte had ordered.

"Looks like all the cows in Ratnagiri are still pregnant, Jhampya!" Antu made a sarcastic remark to the waiter on the color of the tea. And then he poured the tea in the saucer and started slurping it.

Actually, Antu sheth could have just said to the waiter in plain words that the tea was low on milk. But he preferred the "all the cows are still pregnant" phrasing. Why just Antu sheth? Almost everyone from that middle lane in Ratnagiri spoke in that sarcastic obtuse way.

By now, Antu sheth and I have become good friends. In the last decade or so, whenever I have gone to Ratnagiri, I have spent time with him. He always included me in his group of friends, taught me the ganjifa card games they played. And over the years, I heard a lot monologues on the odd philosophy of life that those men in their 60s had developed.

I even learned all the idiomatic phrases the group had come up with. They all dressed similar. A cotton loincloth from the waist below, a small cotton scarf on the shoulder, worn-out sandals, one hand holding a walking stick, and the other holding a jackfruit. Dressed like that, Antu sheth would roam around in the neighborhood calling his friends to join him every afternoon.

"Govindbhat! Wanna play a couple of hands?"

"Paranjape? Are you awake or have you turned into a python?"

I too became a part of their card game gang. If once in a while, the card game wasn't really panning out well, Antu would put the cards down and say to me,

"Jawaibapu, why don't you sing a Malkauns or something? Godbolya, bash a little tabla with our guest. Khaju sheth, open your decrepit harmonium."

And then we'd have an impromptu jam session for a bit at Antu sheth's orders.

"Jawaibapu, your pipes are kick-ass!" he'd compliment my singing in his unique way.

Every other year or so, I'd visit Ratnagiri and attend Antu sheth's court. But with each visit, the court seemed to be getting smaller.

"Antu sheth, haven't seen Damu kaka around." I asked once.

"Who? Damu Nene? He is living it up! I am told Rambha is rubbing oil on his bald head, and Urvashi is airing him with a fan!"

"What????"

"What do you mean what? Damu Nene got transferred from Ratnagiri!" and Antu Sheth pointed to the sky.

"Oh!" I finally understood what he meant. "I am so sorry. I had no idea."

"Why would you have any idea about it? Do you think that they're going to announce on the radio that Damu Nene has croaked? His family did pay for an obituary in the newspaper though. Heh, they wrote he was loving, caring, friendly, pious, and what not. What do the newspaper folks care? As long as you are paying, they will publish any nonsense."

Antu continued in his characteristic manner.

"Damu Nene and loving? Hmpf! Even when he was lying dead on the pyre, the furrow on his brow was intact! One day he decided to sleep outdoors because it was too hot. They found him dead the next morning. Lucky bugger. Died on Ashadhi Ekadashi too! So there were two processions from Ratnagiri that day. One for Lord Vithoba and another for Damu Nene. Damu died on Ashadhi. And then on Dussehra, Dattu Paranjape crossed the border and did seemolanghan. The first guy croaked, the second guy croaked.....now waiting for the third. They say things happen in three."

Antu looked at me mischievously and shrugged.

And that's the essence of Antu Barva for you. Standing at less than 5 feet, bronze-fair complexion, small pockmarks on his face, small gray eyes, creased skin belying his advanced age, half his teeth fallen....or "gone Annu"...leading to a new habit of poking his tongue through the gaps while talking.... and with all this, weighing in at barely 100 lbs.

Every aspect of Antu Barva's earthly existence was getting worn out with each passing year except for two - the nasal booming voice and the slick intelligence fed by decades of rubbing coconut oil on his head.

It wasn't just Antu sheth. Almost all the men his age from that part of Ratnagiri were of a similar bent....which was a crooked bent. Their language was unnecessarily complex and their attitude exceedingly cynical. They didn't feel happy if someone did well, and didn't feel sad if a tragedy befell someone. There was no joy for births, no mourning for deaths. Most of them apart from Antu didn't really like music, but didn't dislike it either. And when it came to food, the taste and flavors didn't matter, as long as their belly got filled. The engine of their life never really faltered when it ran out of steam, nor did it go fast when it did have some steam. But the road their lives took was like every road in Konkan- serpentine.

That's the hand life had dealt them. Even though their lives were full of the wholesome coconut tree, their fates and thus their tastes leaned less towards the sweet creamy inside of the coconut, and more towards its tough shell.


One summer, a second-rate theater company from Mumbai was touring Ratnagiri staging Ram Ganesh Gadkari's famous play Ekach Pyala. I went to watch it. The production was barely competent in the first act. At intermission, I walked outside to the hissing clinks of soda bottles being opened. Under a Kitson lamp, I saw Antu sheth's diminutive form. He was talking to the fur-cap clad manager of the theater company.

"So....how's the attendance?" Antu sheth asked.

"Not bad." the manager gruffly replied.

"Not bad? Most of the chairs seem empty. Why don't you let me in for half price?"

"No way!" the manager shook his head rudely.

"Why are you brushing me away like a lizard? I heard the first act from out here anyway. The guy playing Sindhu doesn't seem to be very good."

[aside - in the early-to-mid 20th century in orthodox Maharashtra, it was taboo for women to perform on stage. So much like in Shakespeare's days, female parts were usually played by men. The legendary Bal Gandharva excelled at this and one of his most famous roles was playing Sindhu in the first staging of Ekach Pyala.]

"The guy playing Sindhu doesn't seem to be very good." Antu sheth said. "He sang 'lage hridayi hurhur' like a squeaking mouse. Did you ever hear how Bal Gandharva sang it?"

The manager got pissed off.

"I'm not begging you to come watch it!" he thundered.

"But the town is full of your advertising boards begging us to come watch it." Antu sheth instantly replied. "And yesterday your people were going door to door with fliers. As it is, it's mainly empty chairs you are showing this play to. How about four annas?"

"Four annas? What is this? A monkey performing on the street?"

"That's better than this! They perform first and then circulate a plate for money. Why don't you try that? If the next act is better than the first one, I'll pay you an extra four annas!"

The people standing around them started laughing and the manager got even more upset. That's when Antu sheth noticed me.

"Namaskar, jawaibapu! How's it going? How's Ekach Pyala?"

"It's okay." I said.

"I'm sure you got a complimentary pass. You're from the same community. I have heard that barbers don't charge each other for shaves."

"No, nothing like that. See, I bought a ticket."

"Then why a wishy-washy response like "it's okay"? You've paid hard-earned money for this, haven't you? Assert your rights as a paying customer. Call it what it is. Utter crap. Especially that guy playing Sindhu is totally useless!"

"What do you mean the guy playing Sindhu? It's a woman playing the role." I told him.

"WHAT??" Antu sheth looked genuinely shocked. "You're kidding me! That voice and that built! If she decides, she can lift Sudhakar up like a baby! Sindhu indeed.......more like Sindhudurg!"

"So you watched the play after all?"

"For a few minutes. Moved the curtains from the window and had a peek. Hmpf! Even gypsy performers are better than these idiots."

Antu sheth spat out another unsolicited opinion and walked away.

But that's pretty much what his life was - spitting out unsolicited opinions. I knew Antu for so many years, but I never found out much about his family situation. Once Anna Sane from Antu's court had let slip a mention of his son.

"What? Antu sheth has a son?" I asked.

"Of course he has a son. Not only that, his son is a Collector!" Anna Sane nonchalantly said.

"Collector???"

"Yup. He's in charge of collecting tickets on Byculla station." he deadpanned without letting a single muscle move.

"Doesn't look like he helps out his father financially."

"He does sometimes. When he can. He has his own family. Besides, a Western Railway compartment has been attached to a Central Railway train."

A PhD student could do a dissertation on those guys' peculiar idioms and phrases. I was well-versed in the language by now but it took me a few moments to realize that this was code for an inter-religion marriage.

"So you see, Antu sheth has trouble with his post-bath rituals at his son's place. Plus apparently his son is also into some other Anglicized habits if you know what I mean. So how can Antu sheth spend too much time there? Still, once Antu sheth swallowed all the insults and went to Mumbai to see his grandson. Came back looking like he had messed up a math problem."

"Every Dussehra and Diwali, Antu gets his son's love in the form of a money order. Not much, maybe 5-10 rupees. For a few days after that, Antu acts like he's won the lottery and splurges as much as he can. Which isn't much."

"Understandable." I said. "After all, how much can a ticket collector's pay be?"

"Yeah, the pay is pretty meager. But one hears that a ticket collector can also make a little more on the side, especially in holiday season if you know what I mean." Anna said. "Nothing wrong with it of course. If he has an opportunity to make some money, why shouldn't he? You know how it is in this country. If you get caught taking a ten rupee bribe, they put a striped cap on your head and send you to prison. But if you get caught taking a million rupee bribe, they put a Gandhi cap on your head and send you to Parliament! Democraticaly elected people's representative!"

Politics was the most favorite topic for Antu sheth and his buddies to express their unique opinions on. They had profound thoughts on every politician and party. One year, there was a famine in Konkan. Konkan is always facing a famine as it is. But this particular one was so bad that in Antu sheth's words it had "been approved under the Famine Act".

Nehru was touring the famine-hit parts of Konkan. He visited Ratnagiri for a speech and the whole town was caught up in Nehru-mania. One evening, someone asked Antu sheth,

"Antu sheth, I didn't see you at the speech?"

"Whose speech? Nehru's? Hmpf!" Antu sheth's disdain was obvious. "What nonsense. There's a famine here. Stop giving speeches. Give us food! This is like seeing a man drowning and instead of saving him, reading from the Quran to ensure that he doesn't end up in hell. Utterly useless. But everyone else is stupid. Oh, Nehru is here? He is giving a speech? He gives great speeches! Let's go! Bloody lemmings!"

"And now that Nehru is in Ratnagiri, what did they do? Idiots took him to show the house, room, and bed where Lokmanya Tilak was born! Morons. Tell me, did god appear in Gangadhar Tilak's dreams and tell him that your wife is going to give birth to a great leader? How would anyone even remember what bed Tilak was born on? But who cares? They just showed Nehru some random room and bed and bluffed - this is where Tilak first went WAAAAAAAAAA."

"Morons! Where's the proof? Where's the proof? Did they get the midwife from Tilak's birth to certify the bed? Hmpf! Forget Tilak. It's been a 100 years since he was born. You tell me. Can your own mother confidently identify the room and the bed where she gave birth to you? Go ask her and then tell me about Nehru and Tilak."

And so ended the rant.

I always wondered if there was anything or anyone in the world that Antu sheth and his friends had respect for. If they ever had a polite dignified response for anything at all.      

Somebody's son became a Professor. And Antu's response,

"Professor? In a circus?There used to be this Professor Chhatre in circuses performing magic tricks."

Someone opened a new store. And Antu's response,

"Tell him to have a bankruptcy form ready. It'll save time when the inevitable happens."

Who knows what school of philosophy these guys followed. More than half of them survived on money orders from children and relatives. They saved money from that and file lawsuits for the strangest reasons. Every lawsuit is stuck in delayed hearing dates. These guys have a big beautiful sea coast, coconut trees, gardens, everything you could reasonably hope for to be happy. But that apparent prosperity gets punctured by an occasional bout of misfortune and all that remains is an impenetrable shield of gallows humor.

Somehow the topic of Gandhi came up. And Antu sheth got on his soap box.

"Gandhi? What Gandhi? Traveled all over the world, but never came to Ratnagiri! Because he was smart. He knew that here, no one gives a damn about his loincloth or his walking stick. We are all just as naked and just as skinny. And his obsession with spinning khadi. It's all useless. Our own Shambhu sheth. All his life, he followed Gandhi's teachings and spun khadi for his clothes. Forget the British government, even Ratnagiri's Collector Gilligan didn't fear his "civil disobedience". And you're talking about Gandhi."

"Then there are all his hunger strikes and fasts. Half of Konkan is hungry and fasting, and not by choice. Someone who is well-fed will find something remarkable about hunger strikes. What do we care? Don't get me wrong. I am not saying Gandhi wasn't a great man. He was. But in our books, under what column should we make an entry for his greatness? And if you are talking about independence, then that had nothing to do with Gandhi, or Tilak or Savarkar."

"So did independence just fall out of the sky?" I asked him.

"It's up to you to find out where it fell out of." Antu replied. "One thing I am sure of is that the Brits left because they got bored. What more was left for them to loot? Their Raj business started making a loss, so they effectively declared bankruptcy and went home. The potter left with his pottery, and we sit here cradling his leftover broken pieces. This is all just a cycle of life and bigger than anything we can comprehend. It's not British rule, nor is it Nehru's rule, nor people's rule, nor anyone's rule. It's the creator's rule."  

"So how did your creator end up siding with the British?" I asked.

"Don't be silly. The creator is sitting pretty on his throne. He just played a small game."

"A game that translated into 150 years of slavery?"

"It's 150 years for you and me." Antu sheth was steadfast. "The almighty's wrist watch doesn't move forward by even one second unless a thousand years go by for us. In his eyes and on his scale, all this is just a minor game that lasted barely a millisecond."

When these emaciated old men started spouting this philosophy on the front yards of that impoverished middle lane in Ratnagiri, with dark shadows formed by the dim light of their age-worn oil lamps dancing on their wrinkled faces, my heart couldn't help but shudder.

"Socialism? What socialism? All nonsense, I tell you. Not even two mango leaves are alike. And these guys want to pretend all men are equal. In the creator's eyes, each individual is unique. How are they going to have equal opportunities or equal outcomes? But everyone is just blabbering....socialism is coming. Just like that Ratnagiri's legislator is saying...Konkan Railway is coming, Konkan Railway is coming. Sure, Konkan Railway is coming. And it's tracks are going through where one-armed Pandu Gurav's toilet used to be. Even if it does, is it going to make Pandu's shoulder stump sprout an arm? What difference will it make?"

"And without an arm to plow his field or pick his crops, no matter what you do with that damn railway, what good is it going to do him? He is still the same. Just because India became independent, does not mean that Hari Sathe's lazy eye got fixed. Nor did Mahadev Godbole's paunch disappear.  Nothing really changed. Even in the fabled Ram Rajya, Ram didn't uproot Hanuman's tail and attach it to his own ass. No. Ram stayed a man, and Hanuman stayed a monkey."

At such times, it almost seem like the Goddess of Wisdom Saraswati is sitting on Antu sheth's tongue.

"You're right." I said.

"Don't just say I am right for the heck of it to be polite. If I am wrong, say that and correct me. You might be younger than me when it comes to age, but when it comes to education, you are my elder, jawaibapu!"

Once in a while, Antu sheth will say something genuinely from his heart, without any sarcasm. But there is always some burning issue close to his heart underlying what he says.

The last few years, I could not go to Ratnagiri as often as I used to. In the meanwhile, Ratnagiri finally got electricity, its own college, tar roads, and all other features of 20th century life. When I met him after that, I said,

"Antu sheth, your Ratnagiri has now become posh! Electric lights and everything. Did your house get an electric connection?"

"No, not yet. But it's good that it's dark. Tomorrow even if I do get electricity, what is there to look at in that bright light? A penniless life? Who needs electricity to look at chipped walls and leaking shingles? It's better that my poverty stays hidden in darkness."

And then he laughed loudly for a full minute like it was a joke.

This time I saw that his teeth had gone almost completely Annu Gogte. I also learned that a couple of more friends of his had passed on and that the card game court was emptier than ever. For a change, I spotted a sense of love, longing, and kindness in the way Antu sheth spoke. I guess the empty seats at his card games were starting to make a place in his heart.

"Joglekar's son got a big promotion and moved to Delhi!" Antu sheth voluntarily shared some pleasant news without his customary sarcastic rejoinder. "Took his old man to Kashi, Haridwar, Vishweshwar, Hrishikesh and all. Fed a 100 brahmins there. Old man Joglekar was thoughtful enough to get me a small sealed pot with water from the Ganga. When you come visit next time, jawaibapu, you'll probably see that the seal has been broken and the water was poured down my throat if you know what I mean."

The next time I visited Ratnagiri, fortunately Antu sheth's Ganga water pot was still sealed.

"Wow, jawaibapu, wow! Congratulations! I heard you're going to England! Congratulations! Have a great trip. Just one "request" for you. Now I have to speak with you in English. So a "request"."

"What request?"

"Go see the Kohinoor diamond once. For some reason, it's an obsession I have always had, the Kohinoor diamond. I can't go see it, but you do it on my behalf. And then come back and tell me how it looks. See all the sights in London and Paris and everything!"

For some reason, I was overcome with a desire to touch his feet, something I had never done before. Right there on the street, I bent down and touched his feet.

"Live a long life!" Antu sheth touched my head gently. "You are a good person, which is why you are so successful."

I said goodbye and started to leave. I had barely gone four steps when I suddenly heard the familiar

"Jawaibapu!!!"

"Yes, Antu sheth?" I turned around.
  
"Forgot to ask you one thing. Are you going alone or with your wife?"

"Both of us are going."

"That's good. Don't mind me, I just had a nagging doubt, so I asked. You are going far away to learn something new. So I was reminded of Devayani's tale from mythology. Hahaha. Convey my blessings to your wife too. I am telling you, your good fortune is all because of her. That's all life is eventually about - the right woman."

Antu sheth paused and continued.

"Let me tell you something. Just between us. My wife passed away 40 years ago. Since then, the alphonso mango tree near my door has stopped flowering. When she was around, the tree yielded hundreds of mangoes every year. But since she left.....you know....fate can take really strange turns. Sorry, I am rambling. Anyway, safe travels. So when are you leaving from Ratnagiri?"

"Tomorrow morning by bus."

"Direct Ratnagiri to Mumbai?"

"Yes."

"Good call. Once someone completes that journey, then even traveling around the world seems easy in comparison. The other day Tatya Jog made the trip. He is still trying to locate all his bones.  Told me some 7-8 bones are missing!"

And he started laughing hard with his mouth wide open. I noticed that there was only one tooth remaining that hadn't gone Annu Gogte.

The next morning at 5 AM at the bus stand, I again heard the familiar cry,

"JAWAIBAPU!"

Antu sheth approached me and gave me a small paper pouch.

"I know you don't believe in god, jawaibapu, but do me a favor and keep this in your pocket. It is holy ash. It will keep you safe. You are going to London by air, so this small pouch shouldn't add too much weight to your luggage."

I put the pouch in my pocket. As the bus got going, I saw Antu sheth lift his shirt and gently wipe tears from his small blinking gray eyes. In that dim dawn light, seeing his bony chest and his concave stomach which had all but touched his back suddenly tugged at my heart.

Just like Konkan's jackfruit, it's people taste sweet only when they ripen for a long time.

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          Rhand’s adequate rating reaffirmed   

Regional rating agency Caribbean Information and Credit Rating Services Limited (CariCRIS), has reaffirmed a corporate credit ratings of CariBBB- on its regional rating scale and ttBBB- on the T&T national rating scale for Rhand Credit Union, with a negative outlook.

This indicate that the credit union’s level of creditworthiness, adjudged in relation to others in the Caribbean and within T&T is adequate. The negative outlook is based expectations that T&T’s fiscal position will continue to be constrained over the next 12 months on account of low oil and gas prices, which, coupled with the likelihood of rising unemployment levels, could possibly lead to a further deterioration of the credit union’s asset quality and weaken the profitability of Rhand, CariCRIS said.

“The ratings reflect Rhand’s continued asset growth, supported by an increasing and moderately diversified loan portfolio, despite some deterioration in asset quality. The ratings are also supported by Rhand’s good financial performance characterized by continued growth in income and profitability.

These rating strengths are tempered by Rhand’s small tangible net worth when compared to its local peers and the need for further improvement in risk management. The tepid membership growth that is insufficient to offset the Company’s increasingly ageing membership also temper the ratings,” the agency said.


          T&T ranked 14th for resource governance   

T&T scored 64 out of 100 points in the 2017 Resource Governance Index and ranked 14th out of the 89 assessments undertaken in the 81 countries surveyed.

Sherwin Long, head of the T&T Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (TTEITI), said T&T was one of the better performing countries in terms of score.

“We scored 64 out of 100. Out of the Enabling Environment we scored 71 out of 100, Revenue Management was our weakest performance and we scored 57 out of 100. We fell short in Revenue Management because of national budgeting fiscal rules and open data restrictions ,” he said yesterday at the launch of the 2017 Governance Report at the Ministry of Energy’s offices at the International Waterfront in Port-of-Spain.

The Index assesses the quality of governance in 81 countries which produce 82 per cent of the world’s oil and 17 per cent of its gas. T&T ranked fourth in Latin American and Caribbean behind Chile, Brazil and Colombia.

Long said T&T’s state enterprise reporting rules appear to be sound. Sound rules also govern the Heritage and Stabilisation Fund (HSF) which helped this country’s high position. He added that the Index also looked at state enterprises.

“Petrotrin was assessed against 74 other state energy enterprises globally and Petrotrin ranked ninth out of these state run enterprises with a score of 75. The company was deemed to have good rules related to the reporting on finances and operations as well as transfers from the company to Central Government,” he said.

Long said the index is important as it determines how other agencies evaluate T&T and it improves the country’s governance.

“Credit agencies look at governance indices to rank the country such as the Corruption Perception Index and the Global Competitiveness Index. These are indicators which show what we face as a country in terms of corruption and competitiveness,” he said.

Long said Brazil was ranked higher than T&T on the Index although there are allegations of corruption surrounding acting President Michel Temer and state owned oil company Petrobas because more than one factor determines the ranking.

“What the Index looked at is the laws as well as well as the practice. How well are these laws actually used? In terms of the laws and the practice in T&T there was a ten point difference between the law and how it is actually practiced and governs the energy sector. In T&T, there is a large gap between the law and how it is practised,” he explained.


          New Senator to focus on taxes   

Newly appointed Government Senator Allyson West says she will focus on tax administration after she is sworn in as Minister in the Finance Ministry today.

West, in her first interview since being appointed, said her ministerial appointment was taking place at “a very difficult time in the country (and) I have a tough task ahead of me.” She said, however, she has “quite a lot of experience in the tax area (and) that will be my focus and I am very hopeful that I can make a positive difference.”

Asked if citizens should be fearful of her appointment because of her focus on taxes, West smiled and said ,”No, my objective would be to ensure that taxes are fairly and properly applied (and) I really want to bring the concept of service to the tax area and ensure that the administration recognises that the taxpayers are our clients, so that we deal with them more efficiently , we give them their refunds but we collect the taxes that are due to the Government.”

She also worked previously at the Board of Inland Revenue as a State Counsel. She said she had “short stints in teaching” and was part of the implementation team for the VAT system- which was introduced under former prime minister Arthur Robinson during the 1985 to 1991 term. She was also a representative on the permanent and negotiating double taxation treaty committees.

West insisted yesterday she remains committed “to the tax system and getting it working properly.”

She said she was not surprised by the Prime Minister’s decision to appoint her as minister, adding that she knew the Prime Minister “for quite some time and I do know he appreciates my knowledge in the area (tax administration), so it didn’t shock me .”

She said, however, that she was “hoping to avoid a political post because I have shied away from politics all my life but Prime Minister Rowley said if we need to get it done properly this is how we need to do it , so I accepted the challenge.”

Asked to elaborate, West said she is “happy with the Ministry of Finance but the position of senator is not something I would have gravitated towards but I was called to serve and I have decided to take up the challenge.”

She said her first priority will be to gather information on the BIR. West said she wants “to see where the BIR is at with their challenges to determine what we can do differently as soon as possible.”

She said the establishment of the Revenue Authority is also on the agenda.

West said she “always thought that was the way to go. We have lost too many good people from the BIR because of the inflexibility of the public service, so if we create

some more flexibility in terms of remuneration , hiring and firing people, promotion based on merit rather than seniority , I think we will produce a better organisation.”

West said taxpayers should “recognise that we all have a responsibility , we are placing great demands on the Government and the demands don’t decrease with the government’s revenues.”

She also said: “To enable the Government to meet those demands we need to play our part, and if we all play our part then the burden is spread more evenly and it doesn’t fall on a few of us . So the issue of increasing tax rates should not arise if everybody is paying the correct amount of taxes, so that will be my focus.”


          Did Florida woman’s Facebook post lead to her death?   

A South Florida woman was shot and killed just hours after sharing her story of financial success on Facebook.

The Palm Beach Post reports Makeva Jenkins of Lake Worth was in her home at 2 a.m. Thursday morning when a masked man knocked on the door, walked in and fatally shot the married mother of three following an altercation.

The shooting suspect fled the home in the family car, which deputies found ditched nearby.

Jenkins' death came two hours after she posted to her Facebook page, detailing how she had turned her life around from homelessness to financial prosperity.

“I’m in awe of how far I’ve come,” the post read. “Fast forward to now: We overcame being homeless in 2013/2014 to reaching my six figure mark in 2015 to now making multi six figures. No matter what the road looked like, I followed my heart and stuck with it growing my business. I’m saying this to say, anyone can do it. It takes determination and consistency.”

According to the report, Jenkins, 33, was the manager of The Prime Enterprise Group, a business that creates business plans and marketing strategies for entrepreneurs and small businesses.

Jenkins had attended Barry University in Miami Shores, as well as the University of South Florida. Her children range in age from 1 to 7.

Thursday morning, someone posted to Jenkins' Facebook page that "the news reporters are true."

The Post adds Jenkins had a a seminar scheduled for July that would help people put together business plans to submit to lenders for money.

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The Integrity Commission has not yet completed its investigations into Port-of-Spain South Member of Parliament Marlene McDonald, who will be sworn in as the new Minister of Public Utilities today.

While McDonald has been cleared on part of the matters brought before the commission, the T&T Guardian was told by a source close to the body that “while a number of allegations have been dealt with, there are other things still being investigated.”

The information comes even as Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley welcomed McDonald back to his Cabinet yesterday, saying the Integrity Commission had found she was not in breach of the Integrity in Public Life Act in relation to some of the issues under probe.

In March 2006, McDonald was relieved of the post of Minister of Housing after it was reported that the Integrity Commission was investigating two reports brought against her, involving a close friend by the name of Michael Carew.

Those investigations related to the approval of grants to the Calabar Foundation by the Ministry of Community Development and to the issuance of a Housing Development Corporation home.

While the commission is reported to have written to McDonald indicating that there was no evidence that she had breached the Integrity in Public Life Act, the commission, in its correspondence, also indicated that investigations into other allegations contained in the complaint are “still receiving its attention.”

Integrity Commission chairman Zainool Hosein yesterday refused to answer questions on what matters involving McDonald were still under investigation. He said, “If anybody who is in receipt of communication from the commission wants to divulge it, we have no way to prevent that, but I cannot give details of any matter before the commission.”

The commission is bound to silence under sections 20 and 35 of the Integrity in Public Life Act. Both sections speak to the issues of secrecy and confidentiality of information and carries, in the case of section 20, a fine of $250,000 and 10 years imprisonment, while persons in breach of section 35 are liable on summary conviction to a fine of $250,000 and imprisonment for five years.

Speaking on the broad issues of the work of the commission, however, Hosein said they had “inherited a number of issues, we have dealt with a range of matters and we have functioned without much trauma, we are working quietly and efficiently in dealing with quite a number of matters and people can rely on absolute fairness.”

He said when there are delays in “concluding matters, it is because the investigation is not complete and that could be the result of a want of information being sought.”

In conducting its investigations, the T&T Guardian was told, the commission liaises with banks and financial institutions and very often the information required is not available immediately. The process could be further delayed when someone being investigated seeks legal advice, which delays the process.

In a statement to the media earlier yesterday, the commission said “all matters relative to Investigations and Compliance are thoroughly investigated, but statutory strictures on the disclosure of specific matters preclude the commission or anyone there-at from divulging information from its records.”

It said “in assessing and investigating allegations of breaches of the Integrity In Public Life Act (the IPLA) and the Prevention of Corruption Act, the commission remains focussed and committed to carrying out its functions thoroughly, efficiently, fairly and within a reasonable time-frame.”

While the records of the commission and any information revealed by the production of documents cannot be disclosed, the commission urged media practitioners to avoid making “unsupported statements and to consult the commission’s annual report which provides a summary of complaints which have engaged the attention of the commission.”

The commission said it “remains concerned that irresponsible and adverse criticisms by media practitioners are injurious, especially when not supported by factual details.”

The commission said it continues to facilitate dialogue and offer an accessible, courteous, efficient and meaningful guidance to persons in public life as well as to those exercising public functions.

It reminded persons subject to the Integrity In Public Life Act to comply with the provisions, cooperate fully by filing declarations in a timely manner and to provide information promptly when called upon to do so.

The commission’s 29th annual report, laid in Parliament in 2016, lists 41 investigations. At least four of them date back to the pre-2010 period relating to complaints against a former prime minister Patrick Manning, now deceased, alleging breaches of the act in the award of land and the construction of the Church of the Lighthouse. Those investigations, according to the document, are still continuing.


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          Can Trump Succeed Where Reagan Failed?   
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

People with family members who were killed by undocumented immigrants meet with Attorney General Jeff Sessions on June 29, 2017.

On Thursday, the House passed the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act, which proposes to withhold federal funding from localities that refuse to cooperate with Trump administration immigration measures aimed at criminal noncitizens and other undocumented people. The bill would also allow individuals and close family members of individuals who are victims of felonies committed by undocumented immigrants who have been released from local or state custody against the advice of federal authorities to file suit against states.

The day before, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, the new president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, called on Congress to work on bipartisan immigration and criminal justice law reforms, adding that cities could use more federal assistance to fight terrorism and crime, and provide mental illness, substance abuse, and reentry programs.

Landrieu said in a letter to House members that local leaders do not want their law enforcement officers involved in federal immigration detention activities, nor do they want to be put in legal jeopardy for possible violations of the Fourth Amendment’s prohibitions against unreasonable searches and seizures. (A related bill known as Kate’s Law would establish new mandatory minimum prison terms for deported criminals who return to the United States.)

The sanctuary cities battle, like so many of Trump’s hastily conceived and poorly executed policies, appears headed for another showdown, either when the bills arrive in the Senate, or, in the unlikely event that the upper chamber drums up the 60 votes needed to approve them, almost certainly in the courts.

While the Trumpian turmoil is new, past presidents’ attempts to compel localities to comply with federal policies have met with mixed success. A new report, “Reagan vs. Cities: The 20th Century Battle Over South African Apartheid & Lessons for the Trump Era,” from Jobs to Move America and the Center for Media and Democracy, details the 40th president’s efforts to stamp out the U.S. anti-apartheid movement by several means, including denying federal funds to cities and states that took actions against companies that did business in South Africa.

The report explores the mixed outcomes for two cities that sought to stand their ground against this federal overreach. In 1984, the U.S. Department of Transportation, with the backing of the Justice Department, threatened New York City with the loss of transportation dollars unless the city revoked a local ordinance preventing city officials from contracting with businesses that operated in South Africa or used materials from the country. Although Mayor Ed Koch complained all the way up to President Ronald Reagan, the feisty New Yorker finally backed down, declined to take the matter to the courts, and finally reworked the measure to satisfy federal officials and preserve the city’s federal funding.

Two years later, Baltimore, which had crafted a local ordinance requiring city pension funds to divest $1.1 billion from entities that did business with South Africa, also came under fire. The trustees of the pensions funds and the funds’ beneficiaries (who feared significant financial losses in the short timeframe the funds had to comply with the divestment ordinance) joined forces to take the city to court.

The State Department and the National Security Council submitted briefs supporting the trustees and beneficiaries. But Baltimore ultimately prevailed in the state courts, and the Supreme Court decided not to hear the case. By 1991, nearly 100 cities in 28 states had taken a variety of actions against companies doing business in South Africa.

Although an early attempt by Trump to deny federal funding to sanctuary cities was roundly criticized as unconstitutional (the president aimed to usurp powers granted to Congress) and ultimately blocked by a federal judge, Republicans in Congress have stepped up to take their turn at the issue. Federal courts likely will have the final word on whether the federal government can compel states to assist in immigration enforcement activities or whether such provisions infringe on state powers.

Congress can indeed attach conditions to funding, especially if the funding is related to a specific purpose like law enforcement. Since the Supreme Court has indicated its willingness to consider wider immigration questions like those posed by the administration’s travel ban, it is unlikely that the high court would decline to weigh in, as it did in the Baltimore pension funds question.

Like the anti-apartheid activists, sanctuary cities supporters may find that public response to the crisis may compel different responses from Washington. Grassroots efforts to protect undocumented people have sprouted up all over the country; nearly 650 of the country’s more than 3,000 counties have placed limitations on local law enforcement assistance to federal immigration detention efforts.

But the support for such measures is far from solid in the country at large. Lawmakers in more than 30 states have introduced bills to curb cities’ abilities to weigh in on immigration enforcement. A new Gallup poll shows that Americans’ interests in decreasing the numbers of immigrants admitted to the country have not shifted dramatically.

The “Reagan vs. Cities” report also notes that in addition to cutting off federal funds and other measures, Trump’s tactics include “a public relations strategy aimed at vilifying opponents.” The court of public opinion, however, isn’t always malleable. Reagan may have been the “great communicator,” but he was mostly unable to compel cities and states to abandon divestment and other economic strategies aimed at crippling South African apartheid. Trump, if anything, is more of a great alienator than communicator, who will ultimately run up against the numerical impossibility of deporting millions of undocumented people.


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          Trump's Appointment to Gender Equality Office Has Hateful Anti-Trans Record    
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Adding to his record of appointing people to posts they are fundamentally unqualified to hold, Donald Trump has named an anti-trans activist as a senior adviser to the office of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment. Bethany Kozma, who held positions in the White House and Homeland Security under George W. Bush, vehemently opposed guidelines issued by President Obama's administration that advised schools to let trans students use their preferred names and pronouns and use the restrooms and locker rooms that align with their gender identity, Buzzfeed reports. And to Google the woman who will advise on gender equality in the office that is part of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is to uncover a treasure trove of hateful, woefully misguided anti-trans propaganda. 

“A boy claiming gender confusion must now be allowed in the same shower, bathroom, or locker room with my daughter under the president’s transgender policies,” Kozma wrote in a 2016 piece about the Obama administration guidelines. “When I learned that predators could abuse these new policies to hurt children in school lockers, shelters, pool showers, or other vulnerable public places like remote bathrooms in national parks, I realized I had to do something.” 

In a disgusting attempt to equate trans women with sexual predators, Kozma’s story included a video of women sharing their stories of how they were sexually assaulted by cisgender men in spaces like bathrooms and locker rooms. 

While naming Kozma, who clearly doesn’t believe that trans women are equal to cisgender women, as an adviser at the office of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment is a slap in the face to all women, her position in the office is further complicated by the fact that USAID has a long history of supporting programs that advance LGBT equality around the world, including a program that leverages financial contributions to support “LGBTI human rights and development in 14 countries around the world,” HIV and AIDS prevention efforts, and an initiative to empower Asia’s LGBT people, according to its website.

A spokesperson for USAID said Kozma’s appointment does not mean there has been a change in policy in terms of its commitment to LGBT rights, according to Buzzfeed. 

"USAID is committed to promoting a work environment that is free from sexual-orientation and gender-identity discrimination, in accordance with existing federal law," the spokesperson said. 

But Kozma's anti-trans crusade did not end with her campaign to oppose Obama’s protections for trans students in 2016. Earlier this year she wrote a piece for The Daily Signal (part of the conservative think tank the Heritage Foundation) in which she patted herself on the back for being a part of the movement that she believes helped influence the Trump administration to rescind those protections.  

“Trump’s decisiveness on this issue shows that he cares more about people than political correctness — that all our children deserve a safe and respectful learning environment, not just a very small minority, and that privacy and free speech are rights that American parents hold dear,” Kozma wrote this February. 

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          GAME blames deep-rooted financial issues on Nintendo's lack of Switch stock   

UK retailer GAME has warned investors to expect another dismal set of financial results, after previously pinning hopes on the launch of Nintendo Switch to save its 12-month totals.

GAME now expects its profit for the year to be "substantially below previous expectations" (thanks, GamesIndustry.biz).

The reason? GAME has blamed Nintendo for not manufacturing enough stock but then went on to blame the chains "continued softness" in its "core Xbox and PlayStation markets".

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          Quem pode ministrar aulas de Pilates?   

Hoje falarei de um assunto que tem causado muita polêmica. Pelo menos é o que vejo nas páginas da internet, além da confusão entre clientes interessados em praticar o método. Afinal, quem pode ministrar aulas de Pilates?

Atualmente, a maioria dos cursos nacionais são apenas aos Educadores Físicos e Fisioterapeutas. Mas provavelmente ainda existam cursos para Bailarinos e outros profissionais da saúde. Porém independente disso, desde que o profissional tenha um certificado válido ele pode ser Intrutor de Pilates. Devemos apenas nos atentar com certificados estrangeiros não validados no Brasil, e isso vale para qualquer profissional.

Vale lembrar que a sucessora de Joseph Pilates foi bailarina, escolhida pelo próprio criador do método. Então precisamos aprender a respeitar os diversos profissionais ao invés de nos julgarmos melhores.

De qualquer forma, falarei quanto a fisioterapia, que é minha área de atuação. A maior briga que tenho visto são entre Educadores Físicos e Fisioterapeutas, que deveriam ser aliados e não inimigos. Mesmo porque quando uma pessoa recebe um atendimento interdisciplinar (diferentes profissionais interagindo entre si), ela passa a ter muito mais benefícios à saúde.

Toda a briga tem sido causada porque a Resolução CFEF nº 201, de 18 de março de 2010, diz que as evidências históricas e metodológicas definem Pilates como método e modalidade de ginástica, e usado da maneira original ou como modalidade de ginástica, atende aos propósitos da promoção, prevenção, proteção e recuperação da saúde, enquadrando-se portanto no controle ético profissional regulamentado da Educação Física. Sendo assim, essa resolução define o Pilates como método privativo do Professor de Educação Física. 

Porém a Resolução CREFITO nº 28, de 29 de janeiro de 2009, define que o uso do método Pilates como técnica de cinesioterapia (terapia através do movimento) requer conhecimentos que fazem parte das diretrizes curriculares dos cursos de Fisioterapia e Terapia Ocupacional. Sendo assim, a utilização clínica do método se enquadra no âmbito do controle ético e profissional dessas profissões. Portanto, a utilização do Pilates como tratamento cinesioterapêutico funcional, mesmo que preventivo, cabe as Fisioterapeutas e Terapeutas Ocupacionais.

Antes que alguém comente que a Resolução do CREFITO é mais antiga, devo deixar claro que a data de uma Resolução não a torna inválida.

Li também alguns comentário de profissionais dizendo que para fazer Pilates com Fisioterapeuta é preciso pedido médico, e outros dizendo que nós não podemos atuar na prevenção. Ressalto que como vocês podem ler na matéria que postei neste blog denominada "Fisioterapia", nossa profissão é independente e o paciente não precisa de pedido médico para nos procurar (embora por burocracias isso aconteça nos planos de saúde, no atendimento particular não é necessário), lembrando que o mesmo têm uma diferença imensa com diagnóstico médico, fundamental para focar o tratamento e/ou excluir doenças e lesões. Ainda nessa matéria fica explícito nossas funções regulamentadas por Lei, e dentro delas a prevenção faz  parte tanto quanto a reabilitação.

E para finalizar esclareço que cabe a cada um, dentro da sua profissão, aplicar com competência métodos ou técnicas, com conhecimentos específicos, para atingir os objetivos do cliente.

Educador Físico e Fisioterapeuta atuam com prevenção, Educador Físico com condicionamento físico, e Fisioterapeuta com reabilitação. Cabe ao cliente procurar um profissional que possui competência para focar em seus objetivos, e principalmente cabe ao profissional indicar outro quando o objetivo do cliente não abrange a sua atuação. Infelizmente nem sempre isso acontece, mas atuar com responsabilidade traz muito mais satisfação, seja profissional, pessoal ou financeira, do que atuar com egoísmo fazendo aquilo que não lhe competi.

Fonte: http://www.tributosdodf.com.br/index.php/content/view/10406.html

Fonte: http://semesp.org.br/portal/pdfs/juridico2009/resolucoes/04.03.09/28_29.01.09.pdf

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          Omnishambles   

The Morning Heresy is your daily digest of news and links relevant to the secular and skeptic communities.

While the very fabric of space-time warped and undulated over the Trump-Morning Joe conflict (we’ll get to that), Republicans in the House finance subcommittee worked up a scheme to neutralize the Johnson Amendment. The proposed rule would deny the IRS the funds it would need to investigate Johnson Amendment violations…for churches only. That’s right, no mention of other nonprofits, no mention of other houses of worship. We joined a big coalition of groups opposing the measure, and I did the equivalent of marching up and down, toddler-Bart-Simpson style, making noise about it.

But you know, the fabric of space time. Undulating and whatnot. About that:

After Trump did his dumbass Trump thing that he does, Sarah Huckabee Sanders attempted to justify the president’s behavior as some kind of proportional response to bullying (????), and when asked who she could point to as a role model, she defaulted to God. That’s fine, but you’d think a couple human role models would be useful in a pinch. Maybe keep a couple of those in your back pocket. Just a thought.

More fun was the op-ed by Mika and Joe themselves, where they threw so much shade it looked like an eclipse. They said Trump wasn’t mentally healthy enough to watch Morning Joe, and made the charge that Trump had blackmailed them with the threat of a negative National Inquirer article.

David Roberts at Vox tries to come to grips with what the hell is wrong with the man, and why it’s so hard to figure it out:

Trump defies our theory of mind because he appears to lack a coherent, persistent self or worldview. He is a raging fire of need, protected and shaped by a lifetime of entitlement, with the emotional maturity and attention span of a 6-year-old, utterly unaware of the long-term implications of his actions. ... Politicos and journalists need a story in which Trump’s stumbling and grasping can be construed as a savvy media strategy, a “distraction” from some other wrongdoing he has going on, or a “pivot” from his current omnishambles. Those are all versions of political maneuvering with which they are familiar. They need for Trump to want things, to be after things, to have a plan. ... But there’s no there there.

CFI Los Angeles chief Jim Underdown recoils at the utter plausibility of The Handmaid’s Tale, and laments that the star of the TV version, Elizabeth Moss, is herself a Scientologist:

What doesn’t fit is that the Church of Scientology could be a central character in The Handmaid’s Tale TV series. For decades we’ve been hearing real-life stories from ex-Scientologists that sound like they could be plots in the series.   

Nikhil Sonnad at Quartz does a great service, cataloguing how Alex Jones’ Infowars store and Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop store and the Moon Juice store all sell the same snake oil.

Speaking of Alex Jones (if we must), he had a guest, Robert David Steele, who said this:

This may strike your listeners as way out but we actually believe that there is a colony on Mars that is populated by children who were kidnapped and sent into space on a 20 year ride. So that once they get to Mars they have no alternative but to be slaves on the Mars colony.  

Now, Jones does seem to distance himself from this idea a tad (“Well I don’t know about Mars bases”), but don’t give him too much credit! Or any! Because then he says this:

I know they’ve created massive, thousands of different types of chimeras that are alien lifeforms on this earth now. 

Just in case you’re wondering, NASA denies the allegation. Well, of course they would. Pfft.

In Bizarro America, aka Canada, a new survey shows that the electorate would prefer an atheist, gay, or transgender prime minister over an evangelical Christian. 

CFI’s new intern Andy Ngo thinks back to the Orlando massacre one year ago, and how the discourse about it has been too diffuse, asking, “While it is imperative to prevent and condemn discrimination against Muslims, why does that have to come at the cost of speaking openly about religious fundamentalism, particularly Islamism?”

South Africa will no longer have single-religion public schools. (A group lobbying for this change, the Organisasie vir Godsdienste-Onderrig en Demokrasie, has the greatest acronym ever: OGOD.) 

Australian homeopathics company Brauer is being investigated for promoting an ebook that advocates the use of homeopathy to treat babies and toddlers.  

Theologian and sociologist Peter Berger has died at the age of 88. I don’t know much about most of his work, but his book The Social Construction of Reality blew my mind when I read it in college a million years ago. 

Quote of the Day:

This. This is wonderful. You’re welcome.

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Cardinal George Pell is the third-most powerful official in the Catholic Church as head of the Vatican’s finances. And he’s just been charged multiple sexual assaults in his native Australia. I think it’s time to play this song again.

Gov. Matt Bevin of Kentucky signs into law a bill allowing Bible classes in public schools. I’m sure that not far behind are classes on the Qu’ran, the Bhagvat Gita, Dianetics, and the Books of Bokonon. Any day now.

ProPublica reveals “a trove” of Facebook’s internal documents showing its secret guidelines for determining what is and is not hate speech, and thus able to be censored. And some of it is frankly disturbing:

One document trains content reviewers on how to apply the company’s global hate speech algorithm. The slide identifies three groups: female drivers, black children and white men. It asks: Which group is protected from hate speech? The correct answer: white men. ... White men are considered a group because both traits are protected, while female drivers and black children, like radicalized Muslims, are subsets, because one of their characteristics is not protected. 

Adi Robertson at The Verge notes that Facebook’s task is more or less impossible:

If the company decides to promote a positive social environment without taking clear political sides, it will trend toward a faux neutrality where “hate” is any negative opinion, punishing people who criticize the status quo. But if it admits to an ideological bent, it will have to start formulating political stances on which groups worldwide deserve the most protection from hate. The more social responsibility it accepts, the more liable it is for failing to police its users, and the more power it has to control speech — not just comments to other users, but personal timeline posts or photographs. 

Oh, hey hey hey, make sure you dig the latest Cause & Effect newsletter. It’s got international news, SCOTUS news, and not all of the news is bad!

CFI’s Benjamin Radford is on the panel for a discussion about psychics (along with a bunch of alleged psychics) on WNPR’s Colin McEnroe Show.

Another “psychic,” Michelle Marks of Dixon, Illinois, is arrested for “exploitation of an elderly person and multiple weapons charges.” Wow she was busy!

Researchers at the Catholic University of Louvain wanted to see if atheists in Western Europe were more or less closed-minded than the religious. And that’s what they found, more or less:

Atheists tended to show greater intolerance of contradiction, meaning when they were presented with two seemingly contradictory statements they rated one as very true and the other as very false. They also showed less propensity to be able to imagine arguments contrary to their own position and find them somewhat convincing.

A group of scientists and other figures sign on to an initiative called Mission 2020, intended to get greenhouse gas emissions to “curve downward” by 2020, because failing that, the goals of Paris become unattainable. While it’s noble, I am skeptical. Especially after my Point of Inquiry interview with Elizabeth Kolbert earlier this month.

Undaunted by my kind of despair, a “global covenant of mayors” pledging to meet the goals of the Paris accord has brought on board more than 7400 cities.

Cleve Wootson at WaPo introduces us to Michael Tate Reed, the guy who keeps ramming his car into Ten Commandments monuments, as he did in Arkansas yesterday:

[In 2014] He was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder and released under an agreement that required him to continue treatment. He sent a rambling letter to the newspaper apologizing and describing the voices in his head and his attempts to recover from mental health issues. 

Speaking of which, Joseph Frankel at The Atlantic looks at how the phenomenon of “hearing voices” in one’s head—which is sometimes what makes people think they’re psychic, and others say they’re psychotic—may be more common than once thought, and also may be more controllable:

These experiments suggest that auditory hallucinations are the result of the mind failing to brand its actions as its own. Watching what the brain does during these hallucinations may clarify how that works, and what differences in the brain create these experiences. ... Drawing a parallel with Autism Spectrum Disorder, the [researchers] are interested in the extent to which the psychics they saw “might occupy the extreme end of a continuum” of people who hear voices. 

The Mormon Church is taking bold strides into the latter half of the 20th century, offering paid maternity or parental leave to church employees and (hold on to your butts) allowing women to wear pants.

A California health department report says that 111 people have chosen to take their own lives in the first six months of the state’s right-to-die law. 

Uranus isn’t just odd because its name makes you chuckle (which is why I must pronounce it “YURen-uss,” not, you know, the other way). It’s on a crazy 98-degree axis, and its magnetic shield is all wobbly.

When there’s somethin’ strange…in the neighborhood…who you gonna call? The Royal Thai Police Force! They ain’t afraid o’no phi pob. 

Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter is a fun, scientific, educational museum experience for the whole family! Oh wait, the city wants them to pay a “safety assessment fee”? I meant to say, it’s a ministry. So, sorry. Exempt. Phew! I mean, “amen.”

My home state of Maine gets its first case of measles in 20 years. Oh god I hope it’s not me! 

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          Ugandan community reaches agreement with British company   

In September 2011, Oxfam profiled a land deal in Uganda in which villagers were being evicted to make way for timber plantations. Now, the Mubende community has signed a Final Agreement with the New Forests Company (NFC), concluding nearly 15 months of negotiations that were facilitated by the Office of ComplianceAdvisor/Ombudsman (CAO). The CAO handles complaints from communities affected by investments made by the International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank.

Oxfam welcomes that an agreement has been reached through mediation. As part of this agreement, NFC will contribute funds into a community-run cooperative that has been set-up by the Mubende community. NFC will also implement development projects to benefit the affected community. The community remains far from restoring its livelihoods but the outcome of the mediation process provides a basis for community members to start to rebuild their lives.

"I am optimistic about the future but this will depend on how soon we are able to get land. At the moment we are not farming or raising animals but I am hopefulthat through the co-operative we will be able to buy land and move forward," said Emmanuel Bagibariho, a community representative from Mubende who was part of the team that negotiated the agreement on behalf of the affected community.

Oxfam has been providing support to the Mubende community throughout the CAO mediation process, and we commend the eight community representatives who worked tirelessly to get the best possible deal that they could through this process. We will work with Mubende community members so that they can quickly develop the new cooperative as a means to improving their livelihoods. 

Oxfam is also continuing to support and advise a second community from neighboring Kiboga district. This community is in a separate mediation process, also facilitated by CAO, with NFC. We are hopeful that the Kiboga community’s discussions with NFC could also lead to an agreement between the company and the community.

If you would like more information, you can read the CAO’s report about the Mubende mediation.

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          Oxfam welcomes independent process to address community grievances in Uganda land dispute   

Oxfam has welcomed the announcement of an independent process to resolve complaints from communities who were evicted from their land without compensation to make way for two forestry plantations in Uganda.

The Office of the Compliance Adviser/Ombudsman (CAO) handles complaints from communities affected by investments made by the World Bank’s private sector arm, the International Finance Corporation (IFC). It has confirmed that it will launch an independent process to find a resolution to the dispute involving the UK’s New Forests Company (NFC). The IFC has invested in an agribusiness fund, Agri-Vie, which has an equity stake in and seat on the board of NFC.

Oxfam has been calling for an independent investigation since September when it published its research into the evictions in Mubende and Kiboga districts, based on extensive consultations with hundreds of individuals from the affected communities. The CAO has accepted the eligibility of the complaints that were filed by Ugandan communities and co-signed by Oxfam and the Uganda Land Alliance. This is the first step in a process which Oxfam believes could secure redress for the communities, who have lost their homes and the land they relied on for their livelihoods.

The CAO process aims to find a negotiated resolution between the complainants, the company and any others relevant to the process. NFC has already confirmed that it will participate in this process.

Oxfam Chief Executive Barbara Stocking said: “This is an important step towards giving a voice to the thousands of people left destitute. We hope it will lead to securing the redress they deserve.

“We welcome New Forests Company’s commitment to participate in this process and look forward to finding a resolution as soon as possible.”

Oxfam’s focus on this case is part of the international agency’s GROW campaign, which aims to secure a future for everyone to have enough to eat. Oxfam is concerned about the accelerated rush for land, especially in Africa, and the lack of effective international rules to protect the poorest people who depend on the land for food.

In the next stage of the CAO process, up to six months will be spent on clarifying the issues and concerns raised by the complainants and gathering information on how others involved see the situation. This will help the CAO and all relevant parties to determine whether and how they might be able to resolve the issues. The CAO will then publish a report containing its assessment of the situation, which will describe the proposed course of action that has been agreed by all.

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Oxfam's campaign to fix the global food system

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          Oxfam welcomes FSC complaint to certifiers of Ugandan land grab   

Oxfam welcomes the announcement yesterday by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) that it has filed an official complaint with the certification body, SGS Qualifor, who carried out the certification of the UK-based New Forests Company’s plantations in Uganda.

The announcement follows a report published by Oxfam on 22 September that detailed how at least 22,000 people were evicted – some violently – without consent or compensation to make way for the New Forests Company (NFC) plantations.

According to documents seen by Oxfam, despite ongoing court cases and media coverage saying that there had been violence, the auditors said that the dispute over tenure had been ‘resolved’ and that there were ‘no reported incidents of violence’.

“The New Forests Company has relied on the FSC certification to show that there were no ongoing problems and in order to secure international investment. The evidence suggests otherwise and the FSC complaint to its certifiers shows clearly that they too have concerns that something went wrong in Uganda,” said Katia Maia, head of Oxfam’s GROW campaign.

“The New Forests Company must now end the denials and take action to bring justice to the communities in Uganda, starting by appointing an independent chairperson to lead the investigation they have committed to. Thousands of people claim to have lost their land and have seen their livelihoods deteriorate as a result of these evictions. Many say they are no longer able to adequately feed their families or send their children to school,” said Maia.

In addition to the FSC announcement, the World Bank – an investor in the New Forests Company through its commercial lending arm, the International Finance Corporation – has called on the NFC to open up to a full investigation into claims of bad practice in its Uganda forestry projects.

Oxfam is calling on NFC to ensure the investigation is transparent and led by an independent chairperson, who has the authority to appoint the investigatory body and who can ensure that the input and protection of the communities is guaranteed in the process.

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          Investigation into Uganda “land grab” must be genuinely independent and transparent   

Oxfam concern that company continues to dismiss people’s allegations of abuse

Oxfam welcomes the World Bank’s1 call that UK-based New Forests Company (NFC) must open up to a full investigation into claims of bad practice in its Uganda forestry projects.

This follows a report by Oxfam and the Uganda Land Alliance on September 22 that said more than 20,000 people had been evicted without compensation or consent to make way for NFC plantations, in breach of international guidelines. Many of these people are now living in destitution. Some claim the evictions were violent.

NFC has stated it will investigate. However, Oxfam is concerned about the nature of the investigation because NFC continues to discredit people’s allegations. It most recently described the claims as “fictitious” and “irresponsible and one-sided propaganda.”

“The company’s remarks are ill-judged and unprofessional”, said Oxfam GROW campaign coordinator Katia Maia. “NFC continues to refer to ‘peaceful and non-violent voluntary vacations’ as fact. This makes us sceptical about the investigation that it intends to set up,” she said.

Oxfam has since asked NFC to ensure that the investigation is genuinely independent, transparent and takes into account the experiences of affected communities.

“Oxfam rigorously defends its research. We spoke with hundreds of individuals from affected communities and with government authorities. We presented NFC’s position accurately in our report. NFC can’t simply dismiss our research because it disagrees with it,” Maia said.

“Many of those evicted can no longer feed their families or send their children to school. They are living in destitution. The World Bank and NFC must ensure that any investigation will be credible and meaningful.”

Oxfam says that:

  • No-one was compensated for their loss of land, crops and belongings. Oxfam says that NFC operates under international guidelines designed to protect people’s right to adequate compensation. NFC cannot dodge its responsibilities and blame solely the government.
  • Many evictees describe violence during the evictions, of houses burnt and crops destroyed. A recent New York Times article quoted a woman who said her son died in a fire during the evictions.
  • There are still two legal suits active today that describe the evictions as violent and that outline people’s own legal claims to the land. The suits also seek compensation and damages.

NFC also claims that the International Finance Corporation (IFC, the commercial lending arm of the World Bank) and the Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC, the gold standard of forestry certification) had both passed its projects as ‘clean’. However Oxfam believes that neither organization has provided sufficient evidence to support NFC’s claims that the evictions were ‘legal, voluntary and peaceful’2.

Oxfam engaged with NFC for a number of months before publishing its report. In March, April and July Oxfam made several attempts to get the company's reaction but it refused to respond. Since August, Oxfam has engaged extensively with the company's management.

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          Oxfam warns that modern day land rush is forcing thousands into greater poverty   

Oxfam calls for British company to investigate the forced eviction of more than 20,000 Ugandans to make way for its plantations

Oxfam today launches a major new report highlighting the growing pace of land deals brokered around the world, often to the peril of poor communities who lose their homes and livelihoods – sometimes violently – with no prior consultation, compensation or means of appeal.

In the report Land and Power, the international agency reveals preliminary research indicating as many as 227 million hectares have been sold, leased or licensed in large-scale land deals since 2001, mostly by international investors. Lack of transparency and the secrecy that surrounds land deals makes it difficult to get exact figures but to date up to 1,100 of these deals amounting to 67 million hectares have been cross checked. Half of these deals are in Africa, and cover an area nearly the size of Germany. (1)

Oxfam warns this modern day land rush follows a drive to produce enough food for people overseas, meet damaging biofuels targets or speculate on land to make an easy profit. However, many of the deals are in fact ‘land grabs’ where the rights and needs of the people living on the land are ignored, leaving them homeless and without land to grow enough food to eat and make a living.

This is likely to get worse as the increasing demand for food, the gathering pace of climate change, water scarcity and non-food crops like biofuels compete for land. Already, nearly three billion people live in areas where demand for water outstrips supply.

Land grabs: devastating vulnerable communities

Oxfam International’s Executive Director Jeremy Hobbs said: “The unprecedented pace of land deals and the increased competition for land is leaving many of the world’s poorest people worse off. In the scramble for more land, investors are ignoring the people who currently live on the land and depend on it to survive.”

Oxfam’s report profiles the devastating effect land grabs in Uganda, South Sudan, Indonesia, Honduras and Guatemala are having on vulnerable communities. The report is part of Oxfam’s GROW campaign which aims to secure a future where everyone has enough to eat. Women, who produce up to 80 per cent of food in some poor countries, are usually most vulnerable as they have weaker land rights.

In Uganda, Oxfam’s research indicates that at least 22,500 people have lost their homes and land to make way for a British timber company, the New Forests Company. Many evictees told Oxfam how they were forcibly removed and have been left destitute, without enough food or money to send their children to school. There were court orders in force which named the company but eye-witnesses say that company workers took part in some of the evictions anyway. NFC denies that it was involved in any evictions. (2)

Evicted without consultation or compensation

Christine, a farmer in her mid 40s, who lived in Kiboga district before the Uganda land grab said: “All our plantations were cut down – we lost the banana and cassava. We lost everything we had. The company’s casual laborers would attack us – they beat and threatened people. Even now they won’t let us back in to look for the things we left behind. I was threatened – they told me they were going to beat me if we didn’t leave.”

Hobbs said: “The Uganda case clearly shows how land grabs are slipping through the net of existing safeguards which are intended to ensure the protection of vulnerable people. Thousands of people are suffering because they have been evicted without meaningful consultation or compensation.

“The New Forests Company describes itself as an ethical company, adhering to international standards. It needs to investigate these claims urgently. It’s not acceptable for companies to blame governments. They must respect the needs and rights of poor communities affected by their investment.”

Prioritize existing land use rights

Oxfam is calling for investors, governments and international organizations to prioritize putting a stop to land grabbing by fixing the current policies and regulations which all too often fail to ensure that, when investors negotiate deals, local people are consulted, treated fairly, and that all relevant international standards are respected. These include the World Bank's International Finance Corporation Performance Standards and the Forest Stewardship Council’s standards.

Governments should avoid pandering to investors’ wishes, and prioritize existing land use rights – not just where legal land title or formal ownership rights are held. Governments should recognize that women have equal rights over land and ensure that all agricultural investments benefit local communities who rely on the land to survive. While governments and companies get their house in order to stop future land grabbing, there is an urgent need to remedy the damage done by existing land grabs, including in the case of the Uganda international investment.

Flawed biofuels policies

Perverse incentives such as the flawed biofuels targets, like the EU’s target of obtaining 10 per cent of transport fuels from renewable sources by 2020, should be scrapped to curb the rush on land to meet biofuel demand.

Meanwhile, the UN’s Committee on Food Security in Rome could take an important first step when it meets in Rome next month, by adopting credible pro-poor, pro-women guidelines on land tenure.

Hobbs said: “Land investment should be good news for people in poverty but the frenetic scramble for land risks putting development in reverse. We need urgent global action so that local people with relatively little do not lose everything for the benefit of a few, and to secure a future where everyone has enough to eat.”

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  1. This data is compiled by the Land Matrix Partnership, a coalition of academic, research and non-governmental organisations. The 227 million figure is based on information on land deals over 200 hectares from a whole range of different sources including government reports, academic research, company websites, media reports and the few contracts that are available. The coalition is currently cross checking the records of land deals it has identified.  It is calling for increased transparency among companies and governments so that the true scale of the problem can be accurately understood.
    The Land Matrix Partnership includes the International Land Coalition, the universities of Bern and Hamburg, the French research institute CIRAD, the German agency for technical cooperation, GIZ and Oxfam.
  2. The evictions took place between 2006 and 2010. One High Court order was granted on 24 August 2009 and remained valid until 18 March 2010. The other was granted on 19 June 2009 and remained in force until 2 October 2009. Both were to restrain evictions by the company.
    The New Forests Company stated that the majority of local residents had no legal right to the land, that they had left peacefully and that the process was the sole responsibility of the Ugandan National Forestry Authority.  It told Oxfam that it had brought jobs and amenities to local communities and that its activities had been approved by the Forestry Stewardship Council and International Finance Corporation.

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  • The global economy, which is expected to triple in size by 2050, will demand ever more scarce natural and agricultural resources
  • Palm oil has become the world’s most consumed edible oil and can be found in up to half of all packaged food and hygiene products. Production is expected to double by 2050, increasing the land area under cultivation worldwide by 24 million hectares – six times the size of the Netherlands
  • In Guatemala, eight per cent of farmers account for 78 per cent of the land in production. Of the smallholders who control the remaining land, just eight per cent are women.

Oxfam’s GROW campaign is calling for global action to fix a broken food system where 925 million people already go hungry every day. This could get worse in the face of dwindling natural resources, like land, the gathering pace of climate change and increasing food price volatility. Find out how we can help prevent this from getting worse at www.oxfam.org/grow

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          The New Forests Company and its Uganda plantations: Oxfam Case Study   

London-based New Forests Company (NFC) would seem to be the design blueprint of how a young modern company should conduct a major land investment in Africa in a responsible way. Oxfam’s investigations reveal, however, that serious allegations by people who were evicted from land to make way for NFC’s operations remain unresolved. How will the company respond?

Today, the people evicted from the land are desperate, having been driven into poverty and landlessness. In some instances they say they were subjected to violence and their property, crops, and livestock destroyed. They say they were not properly consulted, have been offered no adequate compensation, and have received no alternative land.

Oxfam believes that the affected communities in Kiboga and Mubende deserve to have their case heard and to see justice done.

In Oxfam’s view, NFC and its financial backers must be held to account for the lost
livelihoods and shattered lives of families evicted from the land they farmed. Oxfam is
calling on NFC and its investors to:

  • Hold a full investigation into the events in Kiboga and Mubende, and make the terms of reference for the investigation and its findings, public;
  • Commit to a transparent and accountable process to provide justice for the affected communities and, in consultation with affected communities and local and national authorities, ensure the provision of alternative land and compensation for lost homes, crops, livestock, and livelihoods;
  • Provide damages for any abuses found to have been suffered by affected communities; 
  • Where failures are found, commit to reform their policies, standards, and procedures, so that such abuses can never happen again.
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Name : Jyoti Kumari (For her husband) Date of Birth : 22-07-1985 Time of Birth : 07:09 Hrs (IST) Place of Birth : Deo (India) Query : Wants to know about my husband whether he continue with the job or start a new business.. Jyoti Kumari, According to Vedic astrology my observations are as follows: 1. Cancer ascendant and lord Moon is in the house of finance and with Mercury lord of expenses and foreign lands. Ascendant has Mars lord of profession and Sun lord of finance, this combination may give very aggressive nature (in majority of cases), blessed by Jupiter which is retrograde. This irritation and aggression may be linked with financial issues, as well professional pressure. 2. Competitiveness and efforts to achieve goal – are casual, which may spoil even wonderful planning and skill too. 3. I Saturn retrograde is spoiling professional approach, Mahadasha lord Rahu and house of profession too. Anterdasha lord is representing house of expenses and may give misleading ideas or confusing or distracting thoughts. 4. It will be better according to your birth chart that you must focus on your job at least till 2019. After this period I have not tested the horoscope. I have not checked Navmansha and Dashmansha (specific chart for profession).Filed under: Query Prediction Responses Tagged: astrology, free predictions, horary, horary analysis, Horoscope query, indian astrology, Kundli queries, paid astrology, Paid Horoscope analysis, psychic readings, vedic astrology
          Brewster Pratap: Finance Manager   
£40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus: Brewster Pratap: The Company Brewster Pratap are recruiting for a construction business who have experienced rapid growth in 2017 and predict this to carry on in 2018 and beyond. They are looking to recruit for an ambitious Senior Management Accountant The Job This job wi Rotherham
          Brewster Pratap: Finance Manager   
£40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus: Brewster Pratap: The CompanyBrewster Pratap are recruiting for a construction business who have experienced rapid growth in 2017 and predict this to carry on in 2018 and beyond. They are looking to recruit for an ambitious Senior Management AccountantThe JobThis job will Rotherham
          More employers promoting financial wellness among employees   

Surveys show employees' money angst hurts productivity

By Mark Huffman of ConsumerAffairs
June 29, 2017

PhotoAfter several high-profile and well-paid professional athletes retired from their sport in near-bankruptcy, leagues began providing rookies with some financial coaching in addition to athletic coaching.

It's made a difference, as more players now have diversified portfolios to fall back on when their playing days are over.

When you boil it down, it's an example of a financial wellness program -- learning good habits to build wealth and avoiding financial mistakes. These days, businesses are adopting a similar approach, with financial wellness programs becoming a popular employee benefit.

SunTrust has just rolled out a financial wellness program and reports Home Depot, Delta Airlines, Equifax, McKee Foods, Waffle House, Haverty's, and 1-800 Contacts are among the early adopters.

Financial fitness programs

"More than 40% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck, and 75% report experiencing financial stress," said Bill Rogers, CEO of SunTrust. "Progressive companies can improve overall wellness in America by offering a financial fitness program for their employees."

Participating employees take part in workshops and online sessions to learn how to establish financial goals. The program stresses the importance of having an emergency savings fund and managing spending habits.

SunTrust says a follow-up survey found employees who had a household budget rose from 43% before the start of the program to 87% when it was completed. By the time the program ended, nearly all participants had set up an emergency funds and increased their contributions to retirement savings accounts by 35 percent.

No sales pitches

SunTrust stresses that its program is non-profit and there are no advertisements or sales pitches for financial products anywhere in the curriculum.

"We've had terrific feedback from our associates about this program," said Scott Smith, vice president of Human Resources at Home Depot. "It's a great way for us to put more power behind the great financial benefits we already offer."

You're likely to hear more about these programs in the months ahead, and maybe even have access to one at your place of employment.

PWC's 2017 Employee Financial Wellness Survey found that employees' financial stress takes a toll on company productivity. Nearly a third of employees said they are distracted by personal financial issues while at work. Nearly half admit to spending three hours or more each week dealing with personal finances at work.

What's behind this growing financial stress? Not surprisingly, for many it is student loan debt.

Forty percent of Millennials and 31% of Gen X employees with student loans reported these debts are having a significant impact on their ability to set and meet other financial goals.

Companies interested in adding a financial wellness program can learn more by reading this report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.


          Apartamento Guilhermina em PRAIA GRANDE   
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          Illinois misses deadline to pass budget, consequences hover   
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- A $36.5 billion plan to rebuild Illinois&apos; crumbling finances passed a critical test on Friday, but a powerful legislative leader said no deal would be reached before a midnight deadline - meaning Illinois will enter its third consecutive fiscal year without a budget....
          Waddell & Reed sued over favoring its own investment options in 401(k) plan   
A participant in the Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. 401(k) plan sued plan executives in federal court.
          Sr. Consultant, Communications - Lincoln Financial - Radnor, PA   
Alternate Locations: Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania) Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity. Hiring Manager: Kathleen Boyle Kavanaugh Level:...
From Lincoln Financial Group - Mon, 05 Jun 2017 21:17:38 GMT - View all Radnor, PA jobs
          Sweden Wind Power Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy - Industry Analysis, Trends, and Forecast Report 2030   
 

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(EMAILWIRE.COM, June 30, 2017 ) Market Research Hub (MRH) has recently announced the addition of a fresh report, titled “Sweden Wind Power Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2017 - Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles” to its report offerings. The report provides in depth analysis on global renewable power market and global wind power market with forecasts up to 2030.

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"Wind Power in Sweden, Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2016 - Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and understanding of the wind power market in Sweden.

The report provides in depth analysis on global renewable power market and global wind power market with forecasts up to 2030. The report analyzes the power market scenario in Sweden (includes conventional thermal, nuclear, large hydro and renewable energy sources) and provides future outlook with forecasts up to 2030. The research details renewable power market outlook in the country (includes wind, small hydro, biopower and solar PV) and provides forecasts up to 2030. The report highlights installed capacity and power generation trends from 2006 to 2030 in Sweden wind power market. A detailed coverage of renewable energy policy framework governing the market with specific policies pertaining to wind power is provided in the report. The research also provides company snapshots of some of the major market participants.

The report is built using data and information sourced from proprietary databases, secondary research and in-house analysis by GlobalDatas team of industry experts.

Scope
The report analyses global renewable power market, global wind power (Onshore and Offshore) market, Sweden power market, Sweden renewable power market and Sweden wind power market. The scope of the research includes -
- A brief introduction on global carbon emissions and global primary energy consumption.
- An overview on global renewable power market, highlighting installed capacity trends, generation trends and installed capacity split by various renewable power sources. The information is covered for the historical period 2006-2015 (unless specified) and forecast period 2015-2030.
- Renewable power sources include wind (both onshore and offshore), solar photovoltaic (PV), concentrated solar power (CSP), small hydropower (SHP), biomass, biogas and geothermal.
- Detailed overview of the global wind power market with installed capacity and generation trends, installed capacity split by major hydropower countries in 2015 and key owners information of various regions.
- Power market scenario in Sweden and provides detailed market overview, installed capacity and power generation trends by various fuel types (includes thermal conventional, nuclear, large hydro and renewable energy sources) with forecasts up to 2030.
- An overview on Sweden renewable power market, highlighting installed capacity trends (2006-2030), generation trends(2006-2030) and installed capacity split by various renewable power sources in 2015.
- Detailed overview of Sweden wind power market with installed capacity and generation trends and major active and upcoming wind projects.
- Deal analysis of Sweden wind power market. Deals are analyzed on the basis of mergers, acquisitions, partnership, asset finance, debt offering, equity offering, private equity (PE) and venture capitalists (VC).
- Key policies and regulatory framework supporting the development of renewable power sources in general and wind power in particular.
- Company snapshots of some of the major market participants in the country.

Reasons to buy
- The report will enhance your decision making capability in a more rapid and time sensitive manner.
- Identify key growth and investment opportunities in Sweden wind power market.
- Facilitate decision-making based on strong historic and forecast data for wind power market.
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- Develop strategies based on the latest regulatory events.
- Identify key partners and business development avenues.
- Understand and respond to your competitors business structure, strategy and prospects.

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Table of Contents:

1 Table of Contents 2
1.1 List of Tables 6
1.2 List of Figures 7
2 Executive Summary 8
2.1 Government Support in Conjunction with Technology Development Driving Global Renewable Power Installations 8
2.2 Top 10 Countries Account for Over 84% of Wind Power Capacity 8
2.3 Renewable to Account for a Maximum Share of Installed Capacity by 2030 9
2.4 Wind Power to become One of the Primary Sources of Electricity in the Future 10
3 Introduction 11
3.1 Carbon Emissions, Global, 2001-2015 11
3.2 Primary Energy Consumption, Global, 2001-2025 13
3.3 Wind Power, Global, Technology Definition and Classification 15
3.4 Wind Power Market, Technology Overview 15
3.5 Wind Power Market, Turbine Components 16
3.6 Report Guidance 18
4 Renewable Power Market, Global, 2006 - 2030 19
4.1 Renewable Power Market, Global, Overview 19
4.2 Renewable Power Market, Global, Installed Capacity, 2006-2030 21
4.2.1 Renewable Power Market, Global, Cumulative Installed Capacity by Source Type, 2006-2030 21
4.2.2 Renewable Power Market, Global, Cumulative Installed Capacity Split by Source Type, 2015 and. 2030 23

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          Sweden Hydropower Capacity, Generation, Regulations - Industry Analysis, Trends, and Forecast Report 2030   
 

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(EMAILWIRE.COM, June 30, 2017 ) Market Research Hub (MRH) has recently announced the addition of a fresh report, titled “Sweden Hydropower Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2017 - Capacity, Generation, Regulations and Company Profiles” to its report offerings. The report provides in depth analysis on global renewable power market and global hydropower market with forecasts up to 2030.

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"Hydropower (Large, Small and Pumped Storage) in Sweden, Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2017 - Capacity, Generation, Regulations and Company Profiles" is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and understanding of the hydropower market in Sweden.

The report provides in depth analysis on global renewable power market and global hydropower market with forecasts up to 2030. The report analyzes the power market scenario in Sweden (includes conventional thermal, nuclear, large hydro and renewable energy sources) and provides future outlook with forecasts up to 2030. The research details renewable power market outlook in the country (includes hydro, small hydro, biopower and solar PV) and provides forecasts up to 2030. The report highlights installed capacity and power generation trends from 2006 to 2030 in Sweden hydropower market. A detailed coverage of renewable energy policy framework governing the market with specific policies pertaining to hydropower is provided in the report. The research also provides company snapshots of some of the major market participants.

The report is built using data and information sourced from proprietary databases, secondary research and in-house analysis by GlobalDatas team of industry experts.
Scope
The report analyses global renewable power market, global hydropower market, Sweden power market, Sweden renewable power market and Sweden hydropower market. The scope of the research includes -
- A brief introduction on global carbon emissions and global primary energy consumption.
- An overview on global renewable power market, highlighting installed capacity trends, generation trends and installed capacity split by various renewable power sources. The information is covered for the historical period 2006-2016 (unless specified) and forecast period 2017-2030.
- Renewable power sources include wind (both onshore and offshore), solar photovoltaic (PV), concentrated solar power (CSP), small hydropower (SHP), biomass, biogas and geothermal.
- Detailed overview of the global hydropower market with installed capacity and generation trends, installed capacity split by major hydropower countries in 2016 and key owners information of various regions.
- Power market scenario in Sweden and provides detailed market overview, installed capacity and power generation trends by various fuel types (includes thermal conventional, nuclear, large hydro and renewable energy sources) with forecasts up to 2030.
- An overview on Sweden renewable power market, highlighting installed capacity trends (2006-2030), generation trends(2006-2030) and installed capacity split by various renewable power sources in 2016.
- Detailed overview of Sweden hydropower market with installed capacity and generation trends and major active and upcoming hydro projects.
- Deal analysis of Sweden hydropower market. Deals are analyzed on the basis of mergers, acquisitions, partnership, asset finance, debt offering, equity offering, private equity (PE) and venture capitalists (VC).
- Key policies and regulatory framework supporting the development of renewable power sources in general and hydropower in particular.
- Company snapshots of some of the major market participants in the country.
Reasons to buy
- The report will enhance your decision making capability in a more rapid and time sensitive manner.
- Identify key growth and investment opportunities in Sweden hydropower market.
- Facilitate decision-making based on strong historic and forecast data for hydropower market.
- Position yourself to gain the maximum advantage of the industrys growth potential.
- Develop strategies based on the latest regulatory events.
- Identify key partners and business development avenues.
- Understand and respond to your competitors business structure, strategy and prospects.

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Table of Contents:

1 Table of Contents 2
1.1 List of Tables 5
1.2 List of Figures 6
2 Executive Summary 7
2.1 Fall in OECD Countries Carbon Emission despite a Global Rise during 2010-2015 7
2.2 Technological Advancements and Government Support Driving Global Renewable Power Installations 7
2.3 Top 10 Countries Account for Over 70% of Hydropower Capacity 7
2.4 Renewable to Stock Up Maximum Installed Capacity by 2030 8
2.5 Hydropower Capacity Dominates Electricity Generation in Sweden 9
3 Introduction 10
3.1 Carbon Emissions, Global, 2001-2016 10
3.2 Primary Energy Consumption, Global, 2001-2025 12
3.3 Hydropower, Global, Technology Definition and Classification 14
3.4 Report Guidance 16
4 Renewable Power Market, Global, 2006-2030 17
4.1 Renewable Power Market, Global, Overview 17
4.2 Renewable Power Market, Global, Installed Capacity, 2006-2030 18
4.2.1 Renewable Power Market, Global, Cumulative Installed Capacity by Source Type, 2006-2030 18
4.2.2 Renewable Power Market, Global, Cumulative Installed Capacity Split by Source Type, 2016 and 2030 20
4.2.3 Renewable Power Market, Global, Net Capacity Additions by Source Type, 2016-2030 22

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MRH functions as an integrated platform for the following products and services: Objective and sound market forecasts, qualitative and quantitative analysis, incisive insight into defining industry trends, and market share estimates. Our reputation lies in delivering value and world-class capabilities to our clients.

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          Time to think cooperative   

Cooperative banks are still not allowed in the Banking Act even though some of the world’s biggest financial institutions are cooperatives. Photo: Hannah McKay/Reuters

Kudos to Malta. The country is experiencing above average economic growth and is creating wealth. Investment is steady, tourism is booming and most economic sectors are doing well. It is a time when the country can afford to invest more in infrastructure, education and social welfare. A better economy creates better opportunities. But to whom? And to what extent is the wealth generated reaching everyone? Is everyone drinking from the same, common, proverbial pool of wealth or is wealth being poured from the top and becomes a trickle if it reaches the bottom? We are now talking about making work pay, about a better quality of life, about building a more just society. However, there is a real and present danger: if we do not shift our way of thinking and think outside the box, inequalities will get worse and fighting it will look like Don Quixote having nightmares with his windmills. If we are to achieve a better and just society, we need to think more about tapping potentially powerful resources, coming from, and for, the average person in the street. Generally, the average person’s resources are still being hired, rather than pooled. It’s everyone to his/her own devices and...
          Vice highlights one hate group’s assault on LGBTQ youth   


Sarah Wasko/Media Matters

A recent Vice report detailed Alliance Defending Freedom’s (ADF) stealth years-long effort to chip away at the separation of church and state in public schools and take away the rights of LGBTQ students. Most recently, as Vice reported, ADF was a “major force” behind the Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer case in which the Supreme Court ruled that the state of Missouri violated the church’s First Amendment rights by denying it access to government grants meant for secular use. Trinity v. Comer was viewed as a “major First Amendment decision” in terms of the separation of church and state.

Media Matters identified ADF as the anti-LGBTQ hate group leading the national campaign against transgender students in November 2015. Since then, ADF has kept up its assault on the rights of transgender students to access a fair and equal education: It has drafted a model policy to deny transgender students equal protection in school, repeatedly sent representatives to testify at school board meetings to advocate against protecting transgender students, and even sued school districts for implementing transgender-inclusive policies.

Vice reported that ADF has “an army of over 2,600 private attorneys and assets of around $40 million” to work on clawing back the rights of LGBTQ youth in schools:

Why has the organization dedicated so much attention to schools in recent years? According to [Angelo] Carusone at Media Matters, maintaining control of the country's education system is part of ADF's long view of the fight to control public policy.

“They see this as a generational fight, and you target kids when you're fighting a generational war,” he said. “They think they can turn the tides of culture, and they're willing to fight this for decades... They're not fighting individual skirmishes over individual policies. They see this as a battle in a decades-long, multi-generational effort to make sure every member of the LGBT community is not just pushed back into the closet, but put in jail.”

The report also highlighted efforts by LBGTQ organizations and coalitions, such as the Eliminate Hate campaign, to push back against ADF’s actions:

That the ADF has taken such an active role in manipulating educational policy has not gone unnoticed by LGBTQ organizations. Recently, a coalition of LGBTQ advocacy groups launched a campaign called “Eliminate Hate,” dedicated to exposing ADF interference in school districts and bringing attention to other anti-LGBTQ hate groups.

“It's bad enough when you're not accepted at home,” said Sara Grossman, communications manager at the Matthew Shepard Foundation (MSF), which advocates for an end to violence against LGBTQ people. “Sometimes school is your safe space. To take that away is atrocious. They're just kids.”

Besides media outreach, coalition partners are also placing op-eds in major news outlets, and working to connect supportive parents with school officials so that their voices can't be ignored.

But it’s going to be difficult to counter the ADF’s vast legal and financial resources, particularly now that they've been successful in the Trinity case. With a sympathetic administration in the White House, it’ll be easier than ever for states to reduce funding for public schools and increase funding for discriminatory private schools.


          Guest Contribution: “‘Lending money to people across the water’: The British Joint Stock Banking Acts of 1826 and 1833, and the Panic of 1837”   
Today we are pleased to present a guest contribution written by Geoffrey Williams, Assistant Professor at Transylvania University. The Financial Crisis of 2008 and earlier emerging market crises of the 1990s have encouraged a resurgence of research interest in financial fragility. Out of this work has come a greater appreciation for a number of stylized […]
          Credit Risk Analyst - Powerex Corp. (Permanent) - BC Hydro - British Columbia   
Assess creditworthiness of an entity and recommend appropriate credit limits for trading. Counterparties, supported by analysis of financial statements and...
From BC Hydro - Thu, 22 Jun 2017 03:54:47 GMT - View all British Columbia jobs
          Credit Risk Analyst - Powerex Corp. - BC Hydro - British Columbia   
Assess creditworthiness of an entity and recommend appropriate credit limits for trading. Counterparties, supported by analysis of financial statements and...
From BC Hydro - Tue, 20 Jun 2017 03:51:55 GMT - View all British Columbia jobs
          Manager, Regulatory Supervision - CIBC - Alberta   
Trading and Account Supervision. CIBC is a leading Canadian-based global financial institution....
From CIBC - Tue, 30 May 2017 16:22:03 GMT - View all Alberta jobs
          Hong Kong afronta el cambio de su modelo económico   
Gran parte de la sociedad ve con recelo la influencia financiera cada vez mayor de China en la ex colonia
          Retail Sales and Trading - PI Financial Corp - Canada   
This is not a proprietary trading position. The successful candidate will be an experienced, licensed trader who is able to provide accurate, efficient and...
From PI Financial Corp - Fri, 02 Jun 2017 19:25:48 GMT - View all Canada jobs
          ​Access Northeast pipeline plan suspended   
For lack of policies that support project financing, another New England natural gas pipeline proposal has been put on ice. The Houston-based Enbridge on Thursday suspended federal permitting for its $3.2 billion Access Northeast, which would upgrade 125 miles of the Algonquin pipeline system to serve around 60 percent of the New England power sector. Enbridge had partnered with Eversource Energy and National Grid to advance the project through Algonquin Gas Transmission LLC. It is "no longer…

          Senior Server Side Developer - Core Java - Citi - Canada   
Understanding of financial markets and equity trading is desirable. Yes, 10 % of the Time....
From Citi - Fri, 30 Jun 2017 10:48:29 GMT - View all Canada jobs
          Trainee Financial Crime Data Analyst (12mth FTC)   
United Kingdom - partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation Source: Company website Posted on: 28 Jun 2017...
          Financial Analyst - Invoice Processing   

          The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre: SECURITY OFFICER (Preferred Arabic speaker)   
Competitive: The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre: At more than 80 award-winning properties worldwide, The Ritz-Carlton Ladies and Gentlemen create experiences so exceptional that long after a guest stays with us, the experience stays with them. As the premier worldwide provider of luxury experiences, we United Arab Emirates - Dubai
          (DF) Parliament Endorses EUR 200 Mln Loan from Council of Europe Development Bank   
June 29 (BTA) - Parliament on Thursday endorsed a 200 million euro loan from the Council of Europe Development Bank. MPs ratified a framework agreement for the loan which will provide national co-financing under EU-backed operational programmes.
           Miner Crystallex wins court order against Nomura over Venezuela deal    
By Brian Ellsworth and Corina PonsCARACAS, June 30 (Reuters) - Canadian miner Crystallex, seeking to recoup financial damages from an expropriation by ...
          Former Nicholas Schorsch firm CFO found guilty of accounting fraud   
The magnate's fallen empire included RCS Capital, the onetime parent of Cetera Financial Group.
           Illinois misses deadline to pass budget, consequences hover    
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A $36.5 billion plan to rebuild Illinois' crumbling finances passed a critical test on Friday, but a powerful legislative leader...
          Keens Curry Cuts the Mustard   
Last week Hobart’s Templo joined much lauded Franklin on the Australian Financial Review’s prestigious top 100 restaurants list for 2017. This week, Keen’s Curry cooks took to social media in a show of support for the State’s oldest, commercially produced spice blend …
          Corruption Root Cause Of Separatist Agitations – Magu   
The acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, has identified corruption as the root cause of separatist agitations and militancy in the country.
          Bionik Laboratories Corp. (BNKL: OTCQX U.S.) | Bionik Laboratories Reports Fiscal Year Ended 2017 Financial Results   
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          Bionik Laboratories Corp. (BNKL: OTCQX U.S.) | Bionik Laboratories Reports Fiscal Year Ended 2017 Financial Results   
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          CMK Gaming International, Inc. (CMKI: OTC Pink Limited) | Quarterly Report   
Fri, Jun 30, 2017 05:06 - CMK Gaming International, Inc. (CMKI: OTC Pink Limited) released their Quarterly Report concerning Q1 2017 Quarterly Report. To read the complete report, please visit: http://www.otcmarkets.com/financialReportViewer?symbol=CMKI&id=175283.
          CMK Gaming International, Inc. (CMKI: OTC Pink Limited) | Annual Report   
Fri, Jun 30, 2017 05:06 - CMK Gaming International, Inc. (CMKI: OTC Pink Limited) released their Annual Report concerning Amended 2016 Annual Report. To read the complete report, please visit: http://www.otcmarkets.com/financialReportViewer?symbol=CMKI&id=175282.
          Gold Torrent, Inc. (GTOR: OTCQB) | OTCQB Certification   
Fri, Jun 30, 2017 04:39 - Gold Torrent, Inc. (GTOR: OTCQB) released their OTCQB Certification concerning . To read the complete report, please visit: http://www.otcmarkets.com/financialReportViewer?symbol=GTOR&id=175302.
          Tap Resources, Inc. (TAPP: OTC Pink Limited) | Attorney Letter with Respect to Current Information   
Fri, Jun 30, 2017 04:23 - Tap Resources, Inc. (TAPP: OTC Pink Limited) released their Attorney Letter with Respect to Current Information concerning . To read the complete report, please visit: http://www.otcmarkets.com/financialReportViewer?symbol=TAPP&id=175300.
          Tap Resources, Inc. (TAPP: OTC Pink Limited) | Attorney Letter with Respect to Current Information   
Fri, Jun 30, 2017 04:22 - Tap Resources, Inc. (TAPP: OTC Pink Limited) released their Attorney Letter with Respect to Current Information concerning . To read the complete report, please visit: http://www.otcmarkets.com/financialReportViewer?symbol=TAPP&id=175299.
          Tap Resources, Inc. (TAPP: OTC Pink Limited) | Attorney Letter with Respect to Current Information   
Fri, Jun 30, 2017 04:22 - Tap Resources, Inc. (TAPP: OTC Pink Limited) released their Attorney Letter with Respect to Current Information concerning Legal Opinion oin Adequacy Inceoption to 3-31-2017. To read the complete report, please visit: http://www.otcmarkets.com/financialReportViewer?symbol=TAPP&id=175298.
          Bonal International, Inc. (BONL: OTC Pink Current) | Annual Report   
Fri, Jun 30, 2017 03:54 - Bonal International, Inc. (BONL: OTC Pink Current) released their Annual Report concerning 2017 Annual Report and OTC Pink Basic Disclosure. To read the complete report, please visit: http://www.otcmarkets.com/financialReportViewer?symbol=BONL&id=175297.
          Alternate Health Corp. (AHGIF: OTCQB) | Supplemental Information   
Fri, Jun 30, 2017 03:43 - Alternate Health Corp. (AHGIF: OTCQB) released their Supplemental Information concerning Material Change Report - Alternate Health Announces Appointment of J. Bernard Rice to Board of Directors. To read the complete report, please visit: http://www.otcmarkets.com/financialReportViewer?symbol=AHGIF&id=175296.
          California Bank of Commerce (CA) (CABC: OTCQX U.S. Premier) | Quarterly Report   
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          Eason Education Kingdom Holdings, Inc. (EKKH: OTCQB) | OTCQB Certification   
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          Badenoch & Clark: Finance Director   
£105000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus: Badenoch & Clark: Badenoch and Clark are delighted to be recruiting for a Finance Director to join our clients £5bn turnover business on a Full Time, Permanent basis... England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
          What Do UVA Law Admissions Officers Look for in Personal Statements and Interviews?    
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Director of Admissions Grace Applefeld Cleveland, Assistant Director of Admissions Holly Bennett and Director of Financial Aid Jennifer Hulvey comment on what works, and what doesn't work, in personal statements and applicant interviews. 


          NAR supports six of seven bills proposed to reauthorize, reform National Flood Insurance Program   
What do you do when the House Financial Services Committee is working on seven bills that reauthorize and tweak the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) -- and you agree with six of the seven ...
          The time has come to talk about a national MLS   
If I can buy and finance a $100,000 car in an afternoon, why can't I buy and finance a $100,000 condo in a day, or three days, rather than weeks and then only after signing a mountain of paperwork. It seems to me that a house is far better collateral than an automobile. The process can and must get better. Someday ...
          Khalil Mack Deal Reportedly on Hold After Derek Carr, Gabe Jackson Contracts   

Oakland Raiders edge-rusher Khalil Mack will reportedly have to wait until 2018 to receive a contract extension. 

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Mack's new deal has been put on hold after the Raiders signed quarterback Derek Carr and offensive lineman Gabe Jackson to lucrative extensions over the past week that have limited the team's financial flexibility. 

Carr inked a five-year, $125 million deal, while Jackson and the Raiders agreed to terms Thursday on a five-year, $56 million pact, per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport

Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie told reporters in January the team hoped to extend Mack sooner rather than later, but there doesn't need to be a tremendous sense of urgency since the 26-year-old is under team control through 2018 after his fifth-year option was exercised. 

Rapoport put the timeline for Mack's future pay day in perspective: 

A two-time All-Pro, Mack tallied 11.0 sacks, 73 total tackles, five fumble recoveries, three forced fumbles and a pick-six during the 2016 season. According to Pro Football Focus, the 2014 first-round pick graded out as the fourth-best player in the entire NFL last season. 

Mack is also the only player with at least 25 sacks—he recorded 15 in 2015over the past two seasons. 

If Mack can sustain that production moving forward, he could threaten to supplant Von Miller as the league's highest-paid edge-rusher. 

Read more AFC West news on BleacherReport.com


          Israeli PM delays conversion bill that angered liberal Jews   

A bill that would enshrine ultra-Orthodox monopoly over Jewish conversions in Israel will be postponed, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday in an apparent attempt to calm tensions with U.S. Jewish groups. The bill, along with a decision to scrap plans for a mixed-gender prayer area at Jerusalem's Western Wall this week, has angered liberal American Jewish groups, which have hinted the issues could undermine their longstanding political, financial and emotional support for Israel.


          Oculus Rift : Palmer Luckey finance ReVive, un logiciel qui permet de pirater le casque de Facebook   
Palmer Luckey semble un peu amer d'avoir été limogé de ses fonctions au sein d'Oculus VR et de Facebook car il vient de faire un don de 2000 dollars à ReVive, un programme qui...
          Fubon Financial Holding Co. Ltd. (FUIZF: Grey Market) | Scheduled Ex-Dividend   
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          Fubon Financial Holding Co. Ltd. (FUISY: Grey Market) | Scheduled Ex-Dividend   
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          Bank of China seeks to 'Brexit-proof' new Dublin unit   
Bank of China seeks to 'Brexit-proof' new Dublin unit
- Bank of China's decision to set up a base in Ireland pre-dates the UK's ... Dublin branch will support the vision and determination of the Irish people,” ...

          Dah Sing Financial Holdings Ltd. (DSFGY: OTC Pink Current) | Scheduled Ex-Dividend   
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           South Africa says may need seek outside help to get economy going    
By Joe Brock and Nqobile DludlaJOHANNESBURG, June 30 (Reuters) - South Africa may need outside financial assistance to get out of its economic spiral, ...
          Lingo Media and Schoold Provide Update on Merger   

TORONTO, ON and SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - June 30, 2017) - Lingo Media Corporation (TSX VENTURE: LM) (OTCQB: LMDCF) ("Lingo Media" or the "Company"), an EdTech company that is Changing the way the world learns English, and Vested Finance, Inc., the developer and operator of the leading, mobile college marketplace app in the US, Schoold ("Schoold"), have agreed to further extend the term of their previously announced letter of intent ("LOI") regarding a business combination between Lingo Media and Schoold (the "Transaction") until July 31, 2017. The extension is required to provide sufficient time to complete the definitive agreements between the parties.

          Aparecen ‘brotes verdes’, pero la mitad de la gente gana menos de $10.000    
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Hay señales de recuperación, pero no impactan en la gente y la campaña ya llegó.

El Gobierno nacional se entusiasma por dos razones: aparecen datos positivos en la economía y coinciden con el inicio de la campaña electoral. El problema es que esos ‘brotes verdes’ están lejos de aliviar la situación de millones de argentinos que han visto deteriorada su economía personal desde la llegada de Cambiemos al poder. Según el Indec, la mitad de la población argentina gana menos de $10.000 por mes.

Pero volviendo sobre los ‘brotes’, parecen innegables ciertas señales positivas que reflejan los diarios Ámbito Financiero, BAE y Cronista (muy disímiles entre sí en su línea editorial con respecto al Gobierno de Mauricio Macri).

En Cronista se destaca este viernes (30/6) que las empresas que cotizan en Bolsa ganaron 95% más que en 2016 según el Instituto Argentino de Mercado de Capitales (IAMC). Las 87 firmas de origen nacional que cotizan en bolsa tuvieron ganancias por u$s 1400 millones en el primer trimestre, lo que significó un avance del 95% con respecto al mismo período de 2016.

En tanto, de los 25 sectores económicos representados en la bolsa argentina, 19 exhibieron resultados positivos y 15 de ellos mejoraron con respecto a los primeros tres meses de 2016.

En el primer trimestre de este año hubo 6 sectores (transporte de gas, distribución de gas, transporte de energía eléctrica, construcción, manufacturas de origen industrial y agricultura y ganadería) que habían reportado pérdidas entre enero y marzo del año pasado y revirtieron la situación en 2017.

Por su parte, Ámbito Financiero refleja que tras 15 caídas consecutivas, la industria creció un 2,7% en mayo. El dato pertenece al INDEC pero se ubicó en línea con lo esperado por el mercado.

Se trata de la suba interanual del quinto mes del año y el Estimador Mensual Industrial (EMI) cortó una racha de 15 meses consecutivos en baja.

También la Industria alimenticia presentó alzas en casi todos sus componentes, excepto la producción de lácteos que bajó el 1,5% en términos interanuales.

El Diario BAE destaca que el impulso se dio por el repunte en las fábricas automotrices ya que las exportaciones de vehículos de transporte crecieron 30% en mayo.

Otro ‘motor’ de la economía como la construcción también registró un crecimiento del 10,3% en mayo y anotó su tercera suba consecutiva. Consolidó la recuperación del sector y alcanzó un trimestre de crecimiento por encima de los dos dígitos.

La recuperación del sector mostró en mayo un aumento del 26,3% en los pedidos de construcción de emprendimientos privados en los 41 municipios mas importantes del país según el Indec, que es el registro más alto de los últimos tres años. Ese indicador mostró una suba del 20,8% en mayo respecto de abril último.

Y no menos importante: La mejora de la actividad permitió un crecimiento de los puestos de trabajo en abril pasado del 6,3% interanual mientras que en los primeros cuatro meses del año se crearon más de 22 mil nuevos empleos, de acuerdo con los datos de los puestos de trabajos registrados en la seguridad social.

El problema es que los brotes tardan en aliviar la situación social. El Indec también informó que la mitad de la población argentina gana menos de $10.000 por mes. Se trata de una realidad que Cambiemos sabe que debe modificar y que será eje de la campaña opositora.

Según destaca BAE, la desigualdad social casi no se redujo: de acuerdo al índice de Gini, la distribución de la riqueza en el país casi no cambió con respecto al año pasado.

Seis de cada diez habitantes con trabajo no alcanzaban a superar con sus ingresos individuales el costo de la canasta básica total, condición que también enfrentaban el 40% de los hogares, indicó el Indec.

Según el estudio oficial, el 60 por ciento de la población tenía niveles de ingresos promedios de 13.093 pesos, situación en la que se encuentran más de 9,5 millones de personas.

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Este viernes (30/6) los diarios Ámbito Financiero, BAE y Cronista (muy disímiles entre sí en su línea editorial con respecto al Gobierno de Mauricio Macri) destacan que las empresas que cotizan en Bolsa ganaron 95% más que en 2016; que la industria creció un 2,7% en mayo y que la construcción también creció un 10,3% en el mismo mes. Son todos datos positivos que hablan de la existencia real de los denominados ‘brotes verdes’ de los que tanta publicidad viene haciendo el oficialismo. Estas novedades, cerca de la campaña electoral, son otra buena noticia para Cambiemos. Pero hay otra realidad que parece ir paralela: la mitad de la población argentina gana menos de $10.000 por mes, según el Indec.
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           Board: Court could decide Puerto Rico power company debt    
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico's finances announced Friday that it will allow the U.S. territory to ask a court...
          Apartamento residencial à venda, Centro, São Vicente.   
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           Saudi GDP falls for first time since financial crisis as oil output cut    
By Andrew TorchiaDUBAI, June 30 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's gross domestic product shrank from a year earlier in the first quarter of 2017 for the first...
          Apartamento Guilhermina em PRAIA GRANDE   
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          Comment on DMCA Safe Harbor Doesn’t Protect Zazzle’s Printing of Physical Items–Greg Young Publishing v. Zazzle by Susan   
Zazzle and other similar companies have designed their businesses to promote copyright infringement. The companies should personally get to know and vet each and every designer that is allowed to sell a design to the company. The only way such companies will ever be run responsibly is through giant lawsuits that financially force them to identify and know they are dealing with real designers, rather than art thieves. I applaud the artists and designers who are suing these rip-off companies.
          Financial Planning Brochure Content and Design by cohod   
Hello, I am looking for someone to help take and expand the content from a draft landing page and turn it into a nice brochure format. This will need additional copy writing to expand what is there, as well as formatting and graphics help... (Budget: $30 - $250 USD, Jobs: Articles, Content Writing, Copywriting, Ghostwriting, Graphic Design)
          2017 CFOs of the Year honored for organizational impact [PHOTOS]   
More than 350 people gathered Friday to celebrate Kansas City's finest financial executives. Fifteen executives were honored at the CFO of the Year award luncheon at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Paul Schofer, CEO of Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, kicked off the event with his keynote speech, noting how his background as a CFO prepared him for the mandate he received upon becoming CEO: to run the nonprofit organization like a business. The honorees included executives…
           South Africa's Absa Bank to challenge anti-graft report    
JOHANNESBURG, June 30 (Reuters) - South Africa's Absa Bank , one of the country's largest financial groups, said on Friday it would go to court to...
          Piso en venta en BARCELONA, , 103100 euros y 2 dormitorios   
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          Jury Finds That NYC Skyscraper Owner Violated Iran Sanctions   

The U.S. government said it’s ready to seize a Manhattan skyscraper from an Iranian-American charity after a jury found Thursday that the charity’s majority ownership was derived from financial dealings that violated sanctions against Iran. Acting U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim said the owners of the office tower near Rockefeller Center “gave the Iranian government a critical foothold in the very heart of Manhattan through which Iran successfully circumvented U.S. economic sanctions.” “For over a decade, hiding in plain sight, this 36-story Manhattan office tower secretly served as a front for the Iranian government and as a gateway for millions of dollars to be funneled to Iran in clear violation of U.S. sanctions laws,” Kim said in a statement. “In this trial, 650 Fifth Avenue’s secret was laid bare for all to see, and today’s jury verdict affirms what we have been alleging since 2008.” The verdict in the civil case was sure to be appealed. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals had earlier ordered the case to go to trial after U.S. District Judge Katherine B. Forrest ruled in favor of the United States. Over the last month, lawyers for the Alavi Foundation argued that the charity was unaware if Iran was secretly benefiting from a partner who owned 40 percent of the building. The Alavi Foundation owns 60 percent. Kim said the building was worth at least a half billion dollars, though some estimates put its worth closer to a billion dollars. Kim said the sale of the building, combined with several other properties around the country, would represent the largest terrorism-related civil forfeiture in U.S. history. The prosecutor said the verdict “allows for substantial recovery for victims of Iran-sponsored terrorism.” The government is seeking to turn over proceeds of a sale to holders of over $5 billion in terrorism-related judgments against the government of Iran, including claims brought by the estates of victims killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Defense lawyers didn’t immediately comment. It was unclear what effect the verdict will have on the Alavi Foundation, which supports a Queens school among other charity works. The verdict seemed to spare a Catharpin, Virginia, property after jurors concluded its funds did not violate sanctions and were not used in money laundering activities. The government said the verdict should allow it to seize properties in Houston; Carmichael, California; and Rockville, Maryland. The Fifth Avenue building was erected in the 1970s on property acquired by the not-for-profit corporation. It was valued at $83 million in 1989 and has steadily risen in value. Government lawyers said Iran has secretly controlled the building for years as millions of dollars in rent payments are funneled to it from a partnership made up of Alavi and a shell company fronting for a secret interest held by the state-owned bank of Iran, Bank Melli. (AP)

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          WATCH: Knesset Finance Committee Honors Holocaust Survivors   

Chairman of the Finance Committee Rabbi Moshe Gafni at a moving ceremony to honor Holocaust survivors in the Knesset, with the participation of Prime Minister Netanyahu and his wife Mrs. Sara Netanyahu: “You are the proof that the people of Israel won and will never win over us”. There was an exciting moment; Gafni fulfills a dream of a young man who wanted to shake hands with the prime minister and asks Netanyahu at the beginning of his speech to shake hands with him, as the video shows. (YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)

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          PHOTOS: Israel To Security Council: Iran Used Jewish Symbol For Missile Practice   

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon revealed new information to the United Nations Security Council today about Iran’s ballistic missile program and their intention to harm Israel. In a document distributed to the Council members, Ambassador Danon provided new satellite imagery showing the Iranian military using the Star of David as the intended target of the Qiam, a medium-range MTCR category one ballistic missile, last November. The Star of David was painted in white on the ground as the target and a crater from the impact of the missile is visible next to the Star of David. This launch was in direct violation of Security Council Resolution 2231. “This use of the Star of David as target practice is hateful and unacceptable,” Ambassador Danon wrote. “The missile launch is not only a direct violation of UNSCR 2231, but is also a clear evidence of Iran’s continued intention to harm the State of Israel,” the Ambassador continued in his letter to the Council. Last month, the Iranians fired ballistic missiles at targets in Syria, and then released statements threatening Israel. This follows a series of ballistic missile tests conducted by the Iranians since 2015 in defiance of Security Council Resolution 2231. “The targeting of a sacred symbol of Judaism is abhorrent,” Ambassador Danon said about this revelation. “It is the Iranians who prop up the Assad regime as hundreds of thousands are killed, finance the terrorists of Hizbullah as they threaten the citizens of Israel, and support extremists and tyrants throughout the Middle East and around the world. I call on the Security Council to respond decisively to these Iranian violations and provocations,” the Ambassador concluded. (YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem/Photo Credit: UN photo)

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          US Blacklists China Bank, Revving Up Pressure Over NKorea   

The United States has blacklisted a small Chinese bank accused of illicit dealings with North Korea, escalating the pressure on Beijing to rein in its wayward ally amid increased signs of frustration among President Donald Trump and his top advisers with China’s diplomatic efforts. The Treasury Department on Thursday declared the Bank of Dandong a “primary money-laundering concern,” proposing to sever it entirely from the U.S. financial system, pending a 60-day review period. Although Trump’s treasury secretary said the move didn’t target China, it comes a week after the president lamented that China’s promise to help with North Korea “has not worked out.” Calls to Bank of Dandong rang unanswered on Friday. Beijing, however, criticized Washington’s action, saying that unilateral sanctions outside the U.N. Security Council were inappropriate. “We also firmly oppose any individual country to exercise long-arm jurisdiction under its own domestic law,” said Lu Kang, spokesman for China’s foreign ministry. Lu added that Beijing will investigate possible wrongdoings by Chinese individuals and entities under Chinese laws. Trump had been leaning on President Xi Jinping to help stop the North’s development of nuclear weapons before they can threaten the U.S. homeland. A main focus of the coordination has been getting China to fully enforce international sanctions intended to starve North Korea of revenue for its nuclear and missile programs. The U.S. action is likely to anger China, which handles about 90 percent of North Korea’s external trade, and whose banks and companies are said to provide Pyongyang access to the U.S.-dominated international financial system. The sanctions bar Americans from doing business with Bank of Dandong, which is based in a northeastern Chinese city on the North Korean border that serves as a gateway for trade with the isolated nation. The U.S. also slapped sanctions Thursday on a Chinese shipping company and two Chinese people that it said have facilitated illegal activities by North Korea. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said the U.S. still wants to work with Beijing on combating the North Korean threat. “We are in no way targeting China with these actions,” Mnuchin told a White House news briefing. The punitive steps were presaged by a tweet from Trump last week reflecting dissatisfaction with Beijing’s efforts. “While I greatly appreciate the efforts of President Xi & China to help with North Korea, it has not worked out. At least I know China tried!” Trump tweeted on June 20. The Trump administration may be struggling to maintain international pressure on Pyongyang. The president was to meet for the first time Thursday with South Korea’s new leader, President Moon Jae-in, who has long advocated outreach to North Korea. His predecessor had staunchly backed Trump’s harder line. Mnuchin said the Bank of Dandong has facilitated millions of dollars of transactions for companies involved in North Korea’s weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missile programs. Anthony Ruggiero, a sanctions expert and former Treasury Department official, described it as a small Chinese bank “sitting at the heart” of trade between North Korea and China. “This is a strong message to Chinese leaders that the Trump administration will act against North Korea’s sanctions evasion in China,” he said. The other targeted Chinese entities are: —Dalian Global Unity Shipping Co., which Treasury accused of transporting 700,000 tons of freight annually, including coal and steel products, […]

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          Droit international économique   
Ce précis s'efforce de rendre aussi clair et compréhensible que possible le droit international de l'économie dans ses diverses branches : le commerce des biens et services, le statut économique de l'étranger et de ses biens, l'investissement privé et le financement des échanges qu'il soit le fait d'institutions internationales comme le FMI ou des entreprises multinationales elles-mêmes avec les "euro-marchés".
           India's AU Small Finance Bank IPO draws strong demand    
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           Singapore wealth fund GIC to take stake in Mergermarket -sources    
By Pamela BarbagliaLONDON, June 30 (Reuters) - Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC has agreed to buy around 30 percent of financial news and data company...
           CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls in broad retreat led by financials, resource stocks    
TORONTO, June 30 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell in morning trade on Friday and was heading for a 1.4 percent decline in June, as investors...
          Trump et Erdogan s'entretiennent sur la crise dans le Golfe   
Le président américain Donald Trump s'est entretenu vendredi par téléphone avec son homologue turc Recep Tayyip Erdogan sur les moyens de résoudre la crise entre le Qatar et ses voisins du Golfe et de "mettre un terme au financement du terrorisme".
          Indie Author Spotlight: Robert Eggleton   


Hello lovelies welcome to a feature I am going to have on La Jersey Chika Reads Indie Books that is called Indie Author Spotlight. Each month I will post an Indie Author Spotlight to help spread word about the works of the fantastic indie authors that are out there!


Today tenth installment and feature is Robert Eggleton author of Rarity from the Hollow



 Robert Eggleton




Author's Bio

Robert Eggleton has served as a children's advocate in an impoverished state for over forty years. Locally, he is best known for his nonfiction about children’s programs and issues, much of which was published by the West Virginia Supreme Court where he worked from1982 through 1997. Today, he is a retired children's psychotherapist from the mental health center in Charleston, West Virginia, where he specialized in helping victims cope with and overcome maltreatment and other mental health concerns. Rarity from the Hollow is his debut novel. Its release followed publication of three short Lacy Dawn Adventures in magazines. Author proceeds support the prevention of child maltreatment.



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Rarity from the Hollow

By Robert Eggleton

Genre: Adult Literary Science Fiction

Publication Date: November 3, 2016

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Author Interview


Q. Describe your book in ten words or less.

A. An unlikely savior of the universe -- tragedy, comedy, and satire.


Q. What draws you to this genre.

A. I enjoy reading and writing literary fiction and within most genres. I'm not a big fan of pure escapist novels. I tend to look for the author's hidden metaphors -- meaning behind the superficial and that seems to detract from my enjoyment. So, when I write, my goal is to produce something that will be reflected upon after the last paragraph has been read. I also enjoy reading speculative fiction -- the what if? There are several what ifs in Rarity from the Hollow, but the one that was most fun to write was its political parody. What if some compelling force united extreme capitalism and socialism by a common cause --- saving the universe? While much of the focus of my story was on the prevention of child maltreatment, there are other analogies -- i.e. global warming. Rarity from the Hollow was the first, perhaps the only, science fiction adventure to specifically predict the rise of Donald Trump to political power -- parody with no political advocacy one side or any other. Readers find out how Lacy Dawn, the protagonist, convinced Mr. Rump (Bernie Sanders) to help talk Mr. Prump (Donald Trump) into saving the universe. The allegory includes pressing issues that are being debated today, including illegal immigration and the refuge crisis, an issue that several European commentators have compared to cockroach infestation; extreme capitalism / consumerism vs. domestic spending for social supports; sexual harassment…. Mr. Prump in my story was a projection of Donald Trump based on the TV show, The Apprentice. The counterpart, Mr. Rump, was based on my understanding of positions held by Bernie Sanders as I wrote the story. Part of the negotiations in the story occur in the only high rise on planet Shptiludrp (Shop Until You Drop), a giant shopping mall and the center of economic governance, now more easily identifiable as Trump Tower. The allegory was not addressed by ARC reviewers of the novel because so few people worldwide considered Donald Trump to be a serious political contender until the primary elections in the U.S. The political allegory in the novel is obvious now that Donald Trump has become a household name. In summary, I am drawn to literary speculative fiction because it is so much fun to write.


Q. Where do you get information or ideas for your book?

A. Much of Rarity from the Hollow is more real than not, and based upon over forty years of my experiences working as a children's advocate. I use Google for research, for example, on updated research on prevalence rates or correlates of child abuse. One interesting element of the story pertains to the ET assistance that helped cure Lacy Dawn's parents -- she begins the story as an eleven year old protagonist, a victim of maltreatment. Her father is a war damaged Vet suffering from PTSD, night terrors, and anger outbursts. Several book reviewers have complimented by imagination when writing the medical intervention element of the story. In reality, humans are living in a very exciting time when computerized diagnosis and intervention of mental health concerns is an emerging science. The fantastical means employed by the alien in my story to treat the parents were based on today’s medical reality. I’ve already mentioned that in the beginning of Rarity from the Hollow, Dwayne, the abusive father was a war damaged Vet experiencing anger outbursts and night terrors. The mother was a downtrodden victim of domestic violence who had lost hope of ever getting her G.E.D. or driver's license, or of protecting her daughter. Diagnosis and treatment of these concerns affecting the parents, as representative of many similarly situated, was based on emerging technologies presented at the 2015 World Medical Innovation Forum: https://worldmedicalinnovation.org/ . Yes, in real life, like in my story, patients have been hooked up to computer technology for medial diagnosis and treatment. Additional exciting research was presented at that Forum and may one day may revolutionize psychiatric treatment. Most relevant to my story were: (1) smart brain prosthetics, wireless devises being tested for potential to relieve depression, PTSD, Bipolar Disorder…neural engineering to manipulate brain signals; (2) sophisticated imaging systems that are minimally invasive to brain circuitry for diagnosis (3) and, healing the brain with neuromodulation and electroceuticals to treat depression and schizophrenia. http://hitconsultant.net/2015/04/30/tech-revolutionize-neurological-psychiatric-care/


Q. How do you select the names of your characters?

A. Typically, I pick names that fit a culture for stories. While I love fantasy, I've found long and unusual first names for characters annoying, thereby sometimes leading to head hopping as I've read the stories. I try to avoid this practice. For example, I recently read a short story involving sisters with unusual but very similar first names. I kept getting the characters mixed up, complicated by their similar voices. The subculture for Rarity from the Hollow is Appalachian, a place where the use of first and middle names is common when addressing the individual, such as Billy Bob, or Robert Thomas. Lacy Dawn was addressed by her first and middle name in the story as a show of love and respect, while the other characters were addressed by their first names only as a sign that their parents did not hold their existences in high regard. As a back story, when pregnant, Lacy Dawn's mother realized that she would not be able to give her daughter beautiful things in life, so she decided to give her a very beautiful name at birth.  


Q. List your top 5 favorite authors or books.

A. Gosh, this is an impossible to answer question. I'm a mood reader, so my favorite books at one time may be entirely different than at another time. Right now: Vonnegut’s anger in Breakfast of Champions helped me stay strong as a children’s advocate and as a writer, and how to experiment with my writing style. Watership Down by R. Adams was such a sweet adventure that some of this element just is a necessary ingredient of even the scariest or saddest story. Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams is probably on a lot of lists of favorite books. If I feel nostalgic, like now, Another Roadside Attraction by Tom Robbins pushed me into the wilder side of writing regardless of censorship with views on religion and other topics. Last, The Color Purple by Alice Walker remains a role model for using colloquialism to reach mainstream readers. 


Q. What book/s are you reading at present?

A. I'm going to have to pass on this question. I'm reading a second novel by an unknown author and am so disappointed that I don't want to name it. I respected her debut novel and expected this one to be even better. It isn't. When this one was posted on a blog for 99¢ I grabbed a Kindle version. Don't misunderstand. I don't subscribe to the Goodreads rating system based on whether I "liked" a novel or not. If I'm considering writing a review of a novel I would never let my personal taste control such an important task -- my likes are irrelevant to whether a book is great or awful -- so are my comfort zones -- irrelevant. So far, this book has holes in the plot, is so mainstream that it could have been written by a computer program, and was poorly edited. There seems to be no message, but I'm hopeful that the author some how pulls it all together in the last third of the novel. I don't need to like a novel to give it a good rating, but I do have to respect it. Did the story fulfill its mission? It this novel does improve you may see my review on Amazon or Goodreads and you will get my answer to your question if you notice. If the novel does not improve, I may just skip writing a review. The impact of reviews can be so powerful that I wouldn't want to influence the behavior of an author who, based on the debut, has potential but released on perhaps prematurely. If this author was well known, making lots of money, I would have no problem blasting this piece of crap that I'm reading.


Q. What's next for you? What are you working on now?

A. I've been stuck in self-promotion mode for so long that I've neglected the next Lacy Dawn Adventure -- Ivy. I've submitted a couple of short stories to magazines recently but no bites. It seems to me that many magazines either stick very close to the Young Adult genre or are so extreme that my writing seems to have a hard time fitting into content. I don't want to change what I write just to achieve publication, so I'm trying to explore other alternatives. I'm working on a satirical essay, and a couple of poems. One of my poems won first place in an international competition last year, so I have a little name recognition because of that. Ivy, full of metaphors and allegory, is the story of an alien invasion of Earth based in an almost forgotten town. I live in West Virginia, the U.S. state with the highest rate of heroin overdose deaths in the nation. My familiarity with what is happening to my neighbors because of addiction prompted me to ask: how far will a child go to save a parent from addiction? I hope to achieve a similar finding when answering this serious question as I did with Rarity from the Hollow: “…a hillbilly version of Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, only instead of the earth being destroyed to make way for a hyperspace bypass, Lacy Dawn must…The author has managed to do what I would have thought impossible; taken serious subjects like poverty, ignorance, abuse, and written about them with tongue-in-cheek humor without trivializing them…Eggleton sucks you into the Hollow, dunks you in the creek, rolls you in the mud, and splays you in the sun to dry off. Tucked between the folds of humor are some profound observations on human nature and modern society that you have to read to appreciate…it’s a funny book that most sci-fi fans will thoroughly enjoy.” http://awesomeindies.net/ai-approved-review-of-rarity-from-the-holly-by-robert-eggleton/ I'll let you know when it is released.


Q.  What advice do you have for writers?

A. I don’t feel competent to give advice to other writers, but I will share a little common sense based on my observations of this marketplace. Don’t expect to be discovered overnight like you were Elvis singing on the front stoop of an apartment located in a low-income neighborhood. Before you publish, make sure that your work as been professionally edited, or as close to it as your finances will allow – not by a friend or anybody with whom you have a personal relationship. If published, to the extent possible, prevent generic one line reviews from being posted on Amazon – they always look like they were written by your friends and detract from other reviews that appear more legitimate. Commit to the long haul by keeping in mind that the majority of those entering the world of books stay there briefly and then drop out never to be heard from again. And, last, never buy a book review and don’t invest more than you can afford in anything. I’ve heard of aspiring authors placing themselves and their families at financial risk by becoming over-committed to a book that they had written. Hard work pays off, but working smart has better outcomes.   


Thank You So Much Robert Eggleton For Your Time & Interview.



R. Thank you for the opportunity to tell your readers a little about myself and my debut novel, Rarity from the Hollow.




          Gobierno otorgará tierras en usufructo por 20 años; anuncia medidas para cuentapropistas   
Gobierno otorgará tierras en usufructo por 20 años; anuncia medidas para
cuentapropistas
Posted on 30 Junio, 2017
Por Fabián Flores

LA HABANA.- El gobierno cubano anunció que extenderá a 20 años la
vigencia del usufructo de tierras entregadas a ciudadanos nacionales
para su explotación, y adelantó que impondrá "un conjunto de medidas"
para perfeccionar el trabajo por cuenta propia en el país.

Ambas decisiones emergieron de la más reciente reunión del Consejo de
Ministros, en presencia del gobernante Raúl Castro, en la cual se
analizó el desempeño de la economía nacional durante el primer semestre
del año, según informó este viernes el diario Granma.

El reporte oficial atribuyó a Marino Murillo, jefe de la Comisión
Permanente para la Implementación y Desarrollo, la explicación de que el
usufructo de tierras estatales ociosas para todas las personas naturales
se extenderá a 20 años (antes era de diez años), y será prorrogable
sucesivamente por igual término.

Solicitudes limitadas

Murillo agregó que se incorporará como causa de extinción del usufructo
la utilización de financiamientos ilícitos, y se instituirá además el
"precepto de que para recibir tierras, las personas naturales tienen que
trabajarlas y administrarlas de forma personal y directa".

La información señala que desde la puesta en práctica de esta medida en
el 2008 y hasta septiembre del 2016, se han entregado un millón 917,000
hectáreas de tierra, que representan el 31 % de la superficie agrícola
del país.

Murillo dijo que en la actualidad es limitada la solicitud de tierras
debido a que las que continúan disponibles son menos productivas, con
alta infestación de marabú, y están alejadas de los asentamientos
poblacionales y los servicios básicos, y enfrentan adicionalmente
dificultades para acceder a fuentes de agua.

"Se ratificó que las tierras otorgadas en usufructo son propiedad
intransferible del Estado y deben mantenerse en explotación, evitando un
mal uso del suelo y la pérdida de su productividad", indicó el reporte.

La decisión se produce días después de que un informe oficial indicara
que más de la mitad de las tierras cultivables en el país permanecen
baldías. Solo 2.7 millones de los 6.2 millones de hectáreas de tierras
disponibles estaban cultivadas el pasado año.

El estado cubano es propietario del 80 por ciento de las tierras y ha
entregado pequeñas parcelas a unos 200 mil cubanos desde el 2008.

Control sobre cuentapropistas

La reunión del gabinete ministerial anunció también que se implementarán
nuevas medidas para contribuir al mejoramiento de la organización y el
control del trabajo por cuenta propia, que hoy ejercen en el país más de
medio millón de personas.

Sin embargo, no se especificó el "conjunto de medidas" ni cuándo serán
publicadas. Solo se mencionó que "la prensa cubana ofrecerá más detalles
como parte del proceso de divulgación que acompañará la implementación
de las modificaciones".

Pero evidentemente se trata de más control y fiscalización al trabajo de
los cuentapropistas, de acuerdo con las referencias del reporte
periodístico a los problemas detectados en este sector.

"Han sido detectadas desviaciones en el diseño de la política como la
utilización de materias primas, materiales y equipos de procedencia
ilícita; incumplimientos de las obligaciones tributarias y
subdeclaración de ingresos; imprecisiones e insuficiencias en el
control; y deficiencias en la contratación económica para la prestación
de servicios o productos entre personas jurídicas y personas naturale",
dijo el artículo.

Más turistas, menos carne y leche

En la reunión, el ministro de Economía y Planificación Ricardo Cabrisas,
indicó que la economía nacional marcha "en correspondencia con los
pronósticos elaborados para la planificación del 2017", sin brindar
mayores precisiones.

Otros asuntos de interés económico revelados en la reunión fueron:
- Las principales producciones agrícolas reportan cumplimientos
favorables, y las de viandas y hortalizas se sobrecumplen, no así
respecto a la leche y la carne vacuna, cuyos indicadores están por
debajo de lo planificado.
- El transporte registra afectaciones en las cargas, sobre todo en el
sistema ferroviario.
- La producción de azúcar se incrementó en un 20 % durante la zafra
recién concluida, pero se incumplió en 300,000 toneladas. Estimados
oficiales indican que superó el millón de toneladas, la cifra más alta
de las últimas 15 cosechas.
- La cifra de turistas superó los 2 millones 260,000 visitantes hasta
finesde mayo, lo que representa un 20 % de crecimiento con respecto a
igual periodo del 2016.
- Los embalses de abasto de agua a la población están al 43 % y los
destinados a asegurar la producción de arroz a un 27 % de su capacidad.

La reunión del Consejo de Ministros antecede regularmente a un pleno del
Comité de Central del Partido Comunista, en preparación del próximo
período de sesiones de la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular, finado
para el próximo 14 de julio.

Source: Gobierno otorgará tierras en usufructo por 20 años; anuncia
medidas para cuentapropistas - Cafe Fuerte -
http://cafefuerte.com/cuba/31013-gobierno-otorgara-tierras-usufructo-20-anos-anuncia-medidas-cuentapropistas/
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          Salario medio en Cuba es "inventado", no alcanza "ni para empezar"   
Salario medio en Cuba es "inventado", no alcanza "ni para empezar"
junio 29, 2017

"Nada más en comida en una casa, para comer mal, digamos, se gastan casi
2.000 pesos. Todo está muy caro. Entonces, ¿cómo se las arregla uno para
vivir con tan poco dinero?, es inventando, es decir, el cubano no vive
con su salario", dijo una ciudadana a Martí Noticias.
El salario medio mensual en Cuba el año pasado fue de 740 pesos cubanos
(CUP), equivalentes a 29.6 dólares, aunque la cifra aumenta en sectores
como el azucarero, el mejor pagado con 1.246 CUP (49.8 dólares), y cae
en los de administración pública, defensa y seguridad social, con 510
CUP (20.4 dólares).

Las cifras pertenecen a la publicación "Salario medio en cifras 2016",
difundida este jueves en su página web por la Oficina Nacional de
Estadística e Información (ONEI) de la isla, y que recoge el salario
medio mensual por provincias desde 2007 y el salario medio mensual por
clase de actividad económica desde 2014.

Según el informe, el salario medio cubano pasó de 408 CUP (16.3 dólares)
en 2007 a 740 CUP en 2016.

"Usted necesita casi 1.000 pesos al mes para vivir malamente sin comprar
alguna otra cosa, sin obtener otra cosa, es decir, sin ir a comer
fuera", dijo a Martí Noticias el profesor universitario villaclareño
Amador Blanco.

El campesino granmense, Emiliano González, estima que un salario
promedio de 740 pesos al mes en Cuba, "es morirse de hambre, miseria y
necesidad, porque en realidad los precios están muy altos, y,
efectivamente, ese gran empleador que es el Estado tiene los precios más
altos del mundo. O sea, usted va a las tiendas recaudadoras de divisas y
va a comprar lo que necesita con ese salario y ahí están los productos a
precio de primer mundo, sin embargo, los salarios que le pagan a los
obreros es precio del tercero, cuarto y quinto mundo".

Los bajos salarios que la isla paga a sus empleados estatales frente al
elevado costo de los productos básicos en la isla, que importa el 80% de
los alimentos que requiere, son objeto constante de críticas por parte
de organizaciones internacionales y también de movimientos opositores,
señala un reporte de EFE.

"Nada más en comida en una casa, para comer mal, digamos, se gastan casi
2.000 pesos. Todo está muy caro. Entonces, ¿cómo se las arregla uno para
vivir con tan poco dinero?, inventando, es decir, el cubano no vive con
su salario. El cubano sabe que cuando termine de trabajar tiene que
hacer algo más, acá le decimos 'el invento', 'el negocio' o lo que
aparezca", dijo a Martí Noticias la espirituana Aymara Peña.

Los mejor y peor pagados

Los sectores mejor pagados en la isla son los de la industria azucarera
(1.246 CUP/49.8 dólares), la explotación de minas y canteras (1.218
CUP/48.7 dólares), la intermediación financiera (1.032 CUP/41.2 dólares)
y la agricultura, ganadería, silvicultura y pesca (991 CUP/39.6
dólares), indica la ONEI.

Agrega que las actividades económicas con remuneraciones más bajas son
las de "otras actividades de servicios comunales, de asociaciones y
personales" (503 CUP/20.1 dólares), administración pública, defensa y
seguridad social (510 CUP/20.4 dólares), cultura y deporte (511 CUP/20.4
dólares) y educación (533 CUP/21.32 dólares).

Por provincias, las que tienen mejores sueldos son Ciego de Ávila (816
CUP/32.6 dólares), Villa Clara (808 CUP/32.3 dólares) y Matanzas (806
CUP/32.2 dólares), mientras que los salarios más bajos se perciben en
Guantánamo (633 CUP/25.3 dólares), Isla de la Juventud (655 CUP/26.2
dólares) y Santiago de Cuba (657 CUP/26.2 dólares).

Hasta el día de hoy, un cubano adulto recibe al mes aproximadamente 7
libras de arroz, 4 de azúcar, medio litro de aceite de soja, un paquete
de café mezclado, un paquete de pasta, cinco huevos y pequeñas
cantidades de carne de pollo. Los niños reciben un litro diario de leche
hasta que cumplen los siete años.

(Redactado por Jorge P. Martínez, con información de EFE y reporte de
Adriel Reyes)

Source: Salario medio en Cuba es "inventado", no alcanza "ni para
empezar" -
https://www.martinoticias.com/a/salario-medio-cuba-satisfacer-necesidad-poblacion/147871.html
          OFAC impone multa a aseguradora AIG por violar embargo a Cuba, Irán y Sudán   
OFAC impone multa a aseguradora AIG por violar embargo a Cuba, Irán y Sudán
junio 29, 2017

Un comunicado de OFAC expresa que las violaciones de AIG concernientes a
Cuba se refieren a coberturas de seguros para envíos de mercancías desde
o hacia la isla, en 29 ocasiones, con un costo total de $3,679 dólares.
La Oficina de Control de Activos Extranjeros (OFAC, por sus siglas en
inglés) impuso una multa de $148,698 dólares a la compañía
estadounidense de seguros American Internacional Group (AIG) por violar
las sanciones económicas a Irán, Sudán y Cuba.

Un comunicado de OFAC expresa que las violaciones de AIG concernientes a
Cuba se refieren a coberturas de seguros para envíos de mercancías desde
o hacia la isla, en 29 ocasiones, con un costo total de $3,679 dólares.

AIG con sede en New York, reconoció voluntariamente que había cometido
555 violaciones aparentes a las sanciones económicas en vigor a Irán,
Sudán y Cuba, impuestas por Estados Unidos, dijo el comunicado.

Desde el 20 de noviembre de 2007, hasta el 3 de septiembre de 2012, AIG
incurrió en esas violaciones, al proveer cobertura de seguros a varios
envíos de mercancías hacia o desde esos tres países.

Esta es la tercera multa que OFAC impone en lo que va de año a empresas
o entidades estadounidenses por violar las sanciones a Cuba.

El pasado 8 de junio, una subsidiaria en Canadá de la empresa American
Honda Finance Corporation pagó una multa de $87,255 dólares para
liquidar su posible responsabilidad civil por aparentes violaciones al
embargo estadounidense a Cuba.

OFAC impuso la multa a esa compañía por financiar 13 acuerdos de
arrendamiento de vehículos a la Embajada cubana en Ottawa entre el 2011
y el 2014.

El 12 de enero, la Alianza para una Política Responsable hacia Cuba, con
sede en Tampa, acordó con OFAC pagar $10,000 dólares por violar los
reglamentos del organismo durante múltiples viajes no autorizados a
Cuba, entre el 23 de agosto del 2010 y septiembre del 2011.

(Redactado por Pablo Alfonso, con información de OFAC)

Source: OFAC impone multa a aseguradora AIG por violar embargo a Cuba,
Irán y Sudán -
https://www.martinoticias.com/a/ofac-mpone-multa-a-aseguradora-aig-violar-embargo-cuba-iran-sudan-/147873.html
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          El salario medio de la Cuba de Castro no supera el dólar diario   
El salario medio de la Cuba de Castro no supera el dólar diario
30 JUNIO, 2017 - 13:45

Cuba: Los bajos salarios que paga el Estado comunista de Castro
contrastan con el elevado costo de los productos de primera necesidad.

El salario medio mensual en Cuba en 2016 fue de 740 pesos cubanos (CUP),
equivalentes a 29,6 dólares, aunque aumentó en sectores como el
azucarero, el mejor pagado con 1.246 CUP (49,8 dólares), y cayó en los
de administración pública, defensa y seguridad social, con 510 CUP (20,4
dólares).

Las cifras pertenecen a la publicación "Salario medio en cifras 2016",
difundida hoy en su página web por la Oficina Nacional de Estadística e
Información de la isla y que recoge el salario medio mensual por
provincias desde 2007 y el salario medio mensual por actividad económica
desde 2014.

Según el informe, el salario medio cubano pasó de 408 CUP (16,3 dólares)
en 2007 a los 740 CUP de 2016.

Según recoge el Diario de las Américas, los bajos salarios que paga el
Estado cubano contrastan con el elevado costo de los productos de
primera necesidad, muchos de los cuales solo pueden adquirirse en pesos
convertibles (CUC) lo cual los convierte en artículos casi prohibidos
para la mayoría de los bolsillos.

Los alimentos básicos que reciben los núcleos familiares a través de la
"libreta de abastecimiento" han quedado limitados en cantidad y
variedad, además de que no cubren las necesidades.

Lo que hoy recibe una persona en la Isla mediante ese racionamiento se
reduce a siete libras de arroz, cuatro de azúcar, medio litro de aceite
de soja, un paquete de café mezclado, un paquete de espaguetis, cinco
huevos y pequeñas raciones de pollo. Los niños reciben un litro diario
de leche solo hasta que cumplen los siete años.

Los sectores mejor pagados en la isla son los de la industria azucarera
(1.246 CUP/49,8 dólares), la explotación de minas y canteras (1.218
CUP/48,7 dólares), la intermediación financiera (1.032 CUP/41,2 dólares)
y la agricultura, ganadería, silvicultura y pesca (991 CUP/39,6 dólares).

Otra de las principales distorsiones en la economía cubana es la
circulación simultánea de dos monedas: la moneda nacional, que es el
peso cubano (CUP), y el peso convertible en divisa (CUC), con un valor
artificial equivalente al dólar y que según la tasa oficial de cambio
equivale a 25 CUP.

Source: El salario medio de la Cuba de Castro no supera el dólar diario
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https://intereconomia.com/economia/mundo/salario-medio-la-cuba-castro-no-supera-dolar-diario-20170630-1345/
          Manager, Portfolio & Business Analytics - Four Seasons - Four Seasons, MO   
Experience in financial model building – ability to understand pro forma models and financial statements. Major Renovation – vet financial / ROI projections...
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          Senior Accountant | Accounting Manager - Alexander Forrest - Lake of the Ozarks, MO   
Provide accurate financial and statistical data in order to collaborate with decision makers to make financial performance decisions.... $2,400 - $3,500 a month
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          Gobierno cubano amplía a 20 años la posesión de tierras en usufructo   
Gobierno cubano amplía a 20 años la posesión de tierras en usufructo
Éstas significan un 31 % de la superficie agrícola del país
Viernes, junio 30, 2017 | Agencias

LA HABANA, Cuba.- El Consejo de Ministros de Cuba aprobó extender de 10
a 20 años el periodo de posesión de las tierras entregadas en usufructo
a personas naturales, que hasta septiembre pasado sumaban más de 1,9
millones de hectáreas, un 31 % de la superficie agrícola del país,
informan hoy medios oficiales cubanos.

La vigencia del usufructo será prorrogable y, como nuevo requisito, los
beneficiarios deberán trabajar y administrar de forma directa las
"tierras ociosas" entregadas por el Estado cubano, según determinó el
Consejo de Ministros en una reunión celebrada el jueves y encabezada por
Raúl Castro.

El encuentro ministerial tuvo por objeto analizar "el desempeño de la
economía cubana" en el primer semestre del año, según publican este
viernes los diarios Granma y Juventud Rebelde.
El vicepresidente Marino Murillo, exministro de Economía y actual jefe
de la Comisión Permanente para la Implementación y Desarrollo, destacó
que en la actualidad la solicitud de tierras, una medida que se puso en
práctica en 2008, es limitada.

Esto se debe, explicó, a que los terrenos aún disponibles son menos
productivos por causas como la infestación de marabú (una planta no
endémica e invasiva), la lejanía de los asentamientos poblacionales y
servicios básicos o las dificultades para acceder a las fuentes de agua.

También se ratificó "que las tierras otorgadas en usufructo son
propiedad intransferible del Estado y deben mantenerse en explotación,
evitando un mal uso del suelo y la pérdida de su productividad".

Otras novedades son que el usufructo de las tierras se cancelará si se
detecta el empleo de financiación ilícita para su explotación y que se
empezará a aplicar gradualmente el pago de impuestos previsto en la Ley
por "uso, posesión y ociosidad de la tierra".

El Consejo de Ministros aprobó además nuevas medidas que serán
divulgadas próximamente por la prensa oficial para "mejorar la
organización y el control" del trabajo por cuenta propia, ejercido en la
isla por más de medio millón de personas.

La nota de Granma menciona que se han detectado "desviaciones" en ese
sector como "la utilización de materias primas, materiales y equipos de
procedencia ilícita", incumplimientos tributarios e "imprecisiones e
insuficiencias en el control", entre otros.

El trabajo autónomo, aseguró Murillo, "confirma su validez como fuente
de empleo, al tiempo que incrementa la oferta de bienes y servicios, con
niveles aceptables de calidad".

El Gobierno cubano estudió asimismo una actualización de la política de
funcionamiento de las cooperativas en sectores no agropecuarios, otra de
las formas de gestión no estatal impulsadas en los últimos años como
parte de las reformas económicas que abandera Raúl Castro para
actualizar el modelo socialista de la isla.

La prioridad será "consolidar las 429 cooperativas ya constituidas", una
vez que ratificado que este modelo de gestión constituye "una
alternativa para liberar al Estado de la administración de actividades
económicas, productivas y de servicios que no se consideren principales".

Sin embargo, se ha comprobado que en las cooperativas privadas se dan
también "desviaciones de la idea original para las cuales fueron
creadas, así como falta de rigor y exigencia en el seguimiento, control
y fiscalización y tendencia al incremento de los precios".

Esas cooperativas se concentran en los sectores de comercio, gastronomía
y servicios técnicos y personales, construcción, transporte e industria.

El informe económico sobre el primer semestre del año aprobado por el
Consejo de Ministros de Cuba será presentado en la Asamblea Nacional del
Poder Popular (Parlamento unicameral) el próximo 14 de julio, en la
primera de las dos sesiones anuales que celebra ese organismo.

Cuba entró en recesión el año pasado al decrecer un 0,9 % su economía,
lastrada por la crisis en Venezuela, país que envía petróleo subsidiado
a la isla a la vez que compra servicios profesionales, fundamentalmente
médicos y docentes.

También afectaron al país caribeño la caída de los precios de las
materias primas en los mercados internacionales y la insuficiencia de
las inversiones extranjeras, que no alcanzan el porcentaje requerido por
el país caribeño para impulsar su economía nacional.

(EFE)

Source: Gobierno cubano amplía a 20 años la posesión de tierras en
usufructo CubanetCubanet -
https://www.cubanet.org/noticias/gobierno-cubano-amplia-20-anos-la-posesion-de-tierras-en-usufructo/
          A 29,6 dólares mensuales ascendió el salario medio cubano en 2016   
A 29,6 dólares mensuales ascendió el salario medio cubano en 2016
Según informe de la Oficina Nacional de Estadística e Información
Jueves, junio 29, 2017 | Agencias

LA HABANA, Cuba.- El salario medio mensual en Cuba en el 2016 fue de 740
pesos cubanos (CUP), equivalentes a 29,6 dólares, aunque la cifra
aumenta en sectores como el azucarero, el mejor pagado con 1.246 CUP
(49,8 dólares), y cae en los de administración pública, defensa y
seguridad social, con 510 CUP (20,4 dólares).

Las cifras pertenecen a la publicación "Salario medio en cifras 2016",
difundida hoy en su página web por la Oficina Nacional de Estadística e
Información de la isla y que recoge el salario medio mensual por
provincias desde 2007 y el salario medio mensual por clase de actividad
económica desde 2014.

Según el informe, el salario medio cubano pasó de 408 CUP (16,3 dólares)
en 2007 a 740 CUP en 2016.

Por provincias, las que tienen mejores sueldos son Ciego de Ávila (816
CUP/32,6 dólares), Villa Clara (808 CUP/32,3 dólares) y Matanzas (806
CUP/32,2 dólares), mientras que los salarios más bajos se perciben en
Guantánamo (633 CUP/25,3 dólares), Isla de la Juventud (655 CUP/26,2
dólares) y Santiago de Cuba (657 CUP/26,2 dólares).

Los sectores mejor pagados en la isla son los de la industria azucarera
(1.246 CUP/49,8 dólares), la explotación de minas y canteras (1.218
CUP/48,7 dólares), la intermediación financiera (1.032 CUP/41,2 dólares)
y la agricultura, ganadería, silvicultura y pesca (991 CUP/39,6 dólares).

Por contra, las actividades económicas con remuneraciones más bajas son
las de "Otras actividades de servicios comunales, de asociaciones y
personales" (503 CUP/20,1 dólares), administración pública, defensa y
seguridad social (510 CUP/20,4 dólares), cultura y deporte (511 CUP/20,4
dólares) y educación (533 CUP/21,32 dólares).

Los bajos salarios que la isla socialista paga a sus empleados estatales
frente al elevado costo de los productos básicos en la isla, que importa
el 80% de los alimentos que requiere, son objeto constante de críticas
por parte de organizaciones internacionales y también de movimientos
opositores.

La sanidad y la educación son de acceso universal y gratuito en Cuba, y
sus ciudadanos reciben algunos alimentos básicos del Estado mediante la
"libreta de abastecimiento".

Pero esa cartilla, que hace décadas llegó a cubrir gran parte de las
necesidades de la población —incluso la ropa interior, los zapatos y los
juguetes infantiles—, ha ido reduciendo la cantidad y tipo de productos
subsidiados.

A día de hoy, un cubano adulto recibe al mes aproximadamente 7 libras de
arroz, 4 de azúcar, medio litro de aceite de soja, un paquete de café
mezclado, un paquete de pasta, cinco huevos y pequeñas cantidades de
carne de pollo. Los niños también tienen un litro diario de leche hasta
que cumplen los siete años.

En 2011, Raúl Castro aprobó la autorización de nuevas categorías de
trabajo por cuenta propia (llamado en Cuba cuentapropismo) como una de
las medidas clave para compensar la progresiva reducción de 500.000
puestos de trabajo del sector estatal.

Otra de las principales distorsiones en la economía cubana es la
circulación simultánea de dos monedas: la moneda nacional, que es el
peso cubano (CUP), y el peso convertible en divisa (CUC), con un valor
artificial equivalente al dólar y que según la tasa oficial de cambio
equivale a 25 CUP.

El Gobierno cubano ha reconocido la necesidad de unificar las dos
monedas pero por el momento la medida sigue pendiente y sin fecha.

(EFE)

Source: A 29,6 dólares mensuales ascendió el salario medio cubano en
2016 CubanetCubanet -
https://www.cubanet.org/noticias/296-dolares-mensuales-ascendio-el-salario-medio-cubano-en-2016/
          Oil train legislation sent back to committee after criticism   
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- State lawmakers sent a proposed oil train safety bill back for more work Friday after growing concerns that an amendment favoring the railroad industry had watered down key provisions on public oversight and financial accountability....
          Housing Rentals Near University of Dayton OH - $0.00   
Discover some wonderfully furnished apartments near campus at University of Dayton with John Polly UD Rentals. Whether you want to it to be cheap or wish a bit luxury our properties stands up to your expectation without ruining you financially. While stay...
          Hong Kong: A two-stage economic experiment   
Post-war Hong Kong delivered one of the most dramatic improvements in living standards in history, a transformation regarded by Milton Friedman as an experiment in the potential impact of economic freedom on economic growth. This column assesses the contribution of one key official – finance minister Sir John Cowperthwaite – whose laissez-faire approach of ‘positive non-interventionism’, much admired by Friedman, underpinned that success. It also explores, 20 years on from the handover to China, whether a second stage of the Hong Kong economic experiment might be in progress, perhaps leading to faltering freedom and faltering growth.
          Branch Manager - BlueShore Financial - British Columbia   
From the moment you walk into one of our Financial Spas™, you’ll know you’ve arrived at a special place, where all the elements work together to stimulate the...
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          Solution Centre Associate - Full Time - BlueShore Financial - British Columbia   
The Solution Centre at BlueShore Financial is an extension of our Financial Spa in-branch experience. From the moment you walk into one of our Financial Spas™,...
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          Senior Security Network Analyst - BMO Financial Group - Toronto, ON   
Solid knowledge of Cisco, Nortel/Avaya network, Checkpoint/Juniper Firewall devices configurations including Cisco nexus series....
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          «SimpleFinance» впервые вышла на международный долговой рынок   
По информации РБК, компания, специализирующаяся на краткосрочном кредитовании малого бизнеса, разместила на Франкфуртской бирже еврооблигации стоимостью 30 млн долларов.
          KeyBank to Provide a Total of $7.3 Million in Financing for Estee Senior Apartments in Upstate NY   

KeyBank’s Community Development Lending & Investment (CDLI) team will provide a total of $7.3 million in financing to Liberty Affordable Housing, Inc. to support the new construction of 37 energy efficient affordable housing units for seniors ages 55 or older in Gloversville, NY. Specifically, KeyBank will provide a $2.6 million construction loan and up to $4.7 million in LIHTC equity financing.

“KeyBank values helping clients and communities thrive by providing quality affordable housing in neighborhoods across the country,” said Rob Likes, national manager of KeyBank’s CDLI team. “We are inspired by the opportunity to serve seniors in Gloversville, NY, by partnering with Liberty Affordable Housing, Inc. to develop new and critical housing options for seniors.”

Estee Senior Apartments will replace a blighted former school building in a central business district. Eight of the 37 units will provide rental assistance to households earning up to 50% AMI; ten units will target households earning up to 50% AMI and 19 units will target households earning up to 60% AMI. Six units will be set aside for elderly and frail individuals or individuals with disabilities who are veterans. The complex will be managed by CRM Rental Management, Inc.

“We are committed to providing all of our neighbors with excellent affordable housing options,” said Davis G. Yohe, executive director of Liberty Affordable Housing, Inc. “We are thrilled to bring Estee Senior Apartments to Gloversville through our partnership with KeyBank, and believe it will positively and meaningfully impact the neighborhood.”

Residents with special needs will have access to supportive services through the Resource Center for Independent Living, (RCIL) and Northeastern Association of the Blind at Albany, Inc. (NABA) and the Fulton County Office for Aging/Youth.

The project is one part of the Gloversville Comprehensive Plan, a significant neighborhood revitalization effort by local government that responds to housing needs among low- to moderate-income families.

“Our team is dedicated to making transformational change in the communities where we live and work,” added Lynne Callis-Wilson, senior relationship manager on KeyBank’s CDLI team who arranged the financing along with Victoria O’Brien. “We are passionate about this work, and committed to seeing through the development of new, green and affordable units here in Gloversville.”

The financing was made possible by an allocation of LIHTCs from New York State Housing and Community Renewal.

About Key Community Development Lending and Investment

KeyBank Community Development Lending and Investment (CDLI) helps fulfill Key’s purpose to help clients and communities thrive by financing projects that stabilize and revitalize communities. Experts in complex tax credit lending and investing, Key is one of a handful of affordable housing lenders in the country with a platform that brings together balance sheet, equity, and permanent loan offerings. CDLI has a substantial investment and loan portfolio worth more than $2 billion, 90% of which is Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) projects. For its ability to lend to, invest in, and serve its communities –especially low-to-moderate income communities – KeyBank has earned eight consecutive “Outstanding” ratings on the Community Reinvestment Act exam, from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

About KeyCorp

KeyCorp's roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $134.5 billion at March 31, 2017. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, insurance, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of more than 1,200 branches and more than 1,500 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. For more information, visit https://www.key.com/. KeyBank is Member FDIC.

About Liberty Affordable Housing Inc. (LAH)

LAH is a not-for-profit organization founded in March 2002 to acquire and develop affordable housing primarily for low income seniors and families. In addition to developing affordable housing, LAH has also assumed ownership interest in four additional properties which utilize Section 8 Housing Assistance Payment programs and other federal and state housing programs for low-income persons and families. Since inception, LAH has successfully completed 19 preservation and new construction projects (15 acquisition/rehab and 4 new construction) totaling 2,749 units. Projects range from 33 to 292 units including both family and senior projects.


          The Crown Announces Another Record Income Return of £328.8 Million to the Public Finances   

          Financial Education Benefits Center Combats Sedentary Office Lifestyle   

Financial Education Benefits CenterSAN RAMON, Calif., June 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- So many jobs are sedentary today, featuring desks in rows with bright monitors under fluorescent lights. The workers at the desks are often hunched over, faces close to the screens that dominate their work existence. While switching careers...



          Ruckus: Convention Hotel Financing, Olathe Lives Matter, Kansas Gubernatorial Race   
Mike Shanin interviews Citizens for Responsible Government’s Dan Coffey about his objections to the downtown convention hotel and a single terminal KCI. Gwen Grant, Steve Glorioso, Crosby Kemper III and Steve Mirakian talk about the financing, setbacks and delays for a new downtown convention hotel, the outrage sparked by a GOP event promoted as “Olathe Lives   ...Continue Reading
          Cost Controller   
Faststream's client are an offshore support structure business within the Shipping and Oil & Gas sector. Working closely with Faststream they are searching for their next Cost Controller. The role will sit within the projects department, where you will perform financial control and commercial management to support operations and projects within ...
          Administrative Assistant (Finance and Communications) - PDW - Vancouver, BC   
PDW Inc. is expanding and we are looking for an Administrative Assistant with a background in finance/bookkeeping to help us maximize our potential during
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          Gobierno Nacional entrega financiamiento a más de mil empresarios del motor agroalimentario   
El vicepresidente del Área Económica, Ramón Lobo, también comunicó que el Ejecutivo entregó 227 créditos direccionados para la reparación de comercios afectados por actos vandálicos, que ha promovido la derecha en el país durante casi tres meses de violencia burguesa
          Dell Refurbished 4th of July Weekend Sale - Up to 50% off in Coupons   
Dell Refurbished 4th of July Weekend Sale - Up to 50% off in Coupons
          ACS, ACCIONA Y OHL LOGRAN EL CIERRE FINANCIERO DEL COMPLEJO HOSPITALARIO UNIVERSITARIO DE TOLEDO   
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          Bankia lanza su primera emisión de 'CoCos' por 750 millones dirigida a inversores internacionales   

Bankia ha lanzado su primera emisión de bonos perpetuos contingentes convertibles, conocidos en la jerga financiera como 'CoCos', por 750 millones de euros dirigida a inversores cualificados internacionales.


          Bankia lanza su primera emisión de 'CoCos' por 750 millones dirigida a inversores internacionales   

Bankia ha lanzado su primera emisión de bonos perpetuos contingentes convertibles, conocidos en la jerga financiera como 'CoCos', por 750 millones de euros dirigida a inversores cualificados internacionales.


          Unicaja cierra su primera sesión en Bolsa con una subida del 6,36%   

Unicaja Banco, cuyo precio de colocación había quedado fijado en 1,1 euros por título, ha cerrado la sesión de este viernes a un precio de 1,170 euros por acción, lo que implica una revalorización del 6,36% en la primera jornada bursátil de la entidad y una capitalización de 1.811 millones de euros.


          Unicaja cierra su primera sesión en Bolsa con una subida del 6,36%   

Unicaja Banco, cuyo precio de colocación había quedado fijado en 1,1 euros por título, ha cerrado la sesión de este viernes a un precio de 1,170 euros por acción, lo que implica una revalorización del 6,36% en la primera jornada bursátil de la entidad y una capitalización de 1.811 millones de euros.


          La Obra Social La Caixa destina tres millones a 126 proyectos contra la pobreza infantil   

La Obra Social La Caixa ha concedido ayudas por 2.995.840 euros a 126 proyectos en toda España para luchar contra la pobreza infantil y la exclusión social a través de los que se atenderá a 47.123 personas, de los 15.700 son niños y jóvenes, ha informado este viernes la entidad en un comunicado.


          6/30/2017: NEWS: Child-abuse scandal reaches Vatican   

VATICAN CITY— Pope Francis suffered a major blow Thursday when his top financial adviser, Cardinal George Pell, was charged in his native Australia with multiple counts of historical sexual assault, bringing a criminal case in the long-running abuse...
          Brazílske úrady prestali vydávať pasy. Dôvod je bizarný   
Brazílske úrady dočasne pozastavili vydávanie pasov kvôli nedostatku financií, informovala agentúra AFP.
          Les Nord-Irlandaises pourront se faire avorter gratuitement   
Le gouvernement britannique a annoncé jeudi qu'il financerait les frais d'avortement en Angleterre des femmes venant d'Irlande du Nord, où cette
          Bookeeper / Finance Manager - Job for all - Evesham WR11   
Production of monthly production costing reports. Salary Negotiable depending on experience....
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          Good News: Californians Will Continue To Pay Up For ‘Climate Change’   
But, hey, this is what they all wanted, right? To pay for this themselves? No? They wanted Other People to pay for their beliefs? Huh Californians pay to fight climate change – and court says they’ll keep paying Californians pay more for gasoline and other goods to finance the state’s war on climate change. The […]
           Resale Townhouse Corner In PK2 Compound New Cairo - palm Hills    
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          Forum Post: RE: PRICE DIFFERENCE ACCOUNT POSTING ISSUE   
Hi Ludwig, In step 4 invoice whole quantity of PO which is 5 has been posted. Sale order invoice is posted with quantity of 2 which is step 3. After step 4 when i post Product receipt and then Invoice SO system calculate C.P.U= physical cost+financial cost/quantity after that when i invoice Purchase order with different unit price e.g from 20 to 25 see above steps from 5 to 7, system does not post price difference account according to my understanding after posting PO invoice C.P.U is change when PO invoice and the difference in C.P.Unit before posting Invoice and After posting PO invoice should be charge to price difference. what i am right? Regards Haris Gillani
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          Loans Manager - Turtleford Credit Union Limited - Turtleford, SK   
Turtleford Credit Union Limited is committed to providing exceptional financial services to our community, and are seeking community-minded people with an...
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           Re- sale Villa Stand Alobe Type X In PK2 5th Settlement    
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          Bonjour Mr et Mme, Vous etre a la recherche d'un sur Brownies à l'avocat et découverte de l'avocat Hass du Pérou   
Bonjour Mr et Mme,
Vous etre a la recherche d'un prêt d'argent urgent vous etre rejettez pas plusieur banque ou pas des faux prêteurs plus de soucis a ceux faire la solution est juste a votre coté. Je suis Mme Jessica HOUPER?, je dispose d’un capital qui servira à octroyer des prêts particulier à court et long terme a toute personnes dans le besoin d'un pret allant de 1000€ à 10.000.000€ à toute personne sérieuse voulant de ce prêt. 3% a 5% d’intérêt selon la somme prêté car étant particulier je ne veux pas violer la loi sur l’usure. Vous pouvez rembourser sur 3 à 25 ans maximum selon la somme prêté. c’est à vous de voir pour les mensualités. Je ne demande qu’une reconnaissance de dette certifiée manuscrite et aussi quelques pièces à fournir. Vous êtes fiché interdit bancaire et vous n’avez pas la faveur des banques, ou mieux vous avez un projet et besoin de financement, un mauvais dossier de crédit ou besoin d’argent pour payer des factures, fonds à investir sur les entreprises. Alors si vous avez besoin de crédit n’hésitez pas à me contacter pour en savoir plus sur mes conditions. Veuillez me contacter directement par Email: jessicahouper@gmail.com Nb: personnes non serieux s’abstenir Bien Cordialement
          Bonjour Vous souhaitez bénéficier d'un prêt sur Brownies à l'avocat et découverte de l'avocat Hass du Pérou   
Bonjour
Vous souhaitez bénéficier d'un prêt d'investissement, ou d'offrir une nouvelle maison, changer de voiture, pour étudier ou vous équiper d'appareils. Hélas, vous êtes au chômage ou vous êtes soumis à une interdiction de banque, personne ne peut vous donner un coup de pouce financier. Cependant, nous sommes une institution financière disponible pour accorder des crédits à un leader individuel ou professionnel sérieux ou honnête. Votre priorité dans notre situation est fiable et rapide. Nous vous enverrons par la suite , toute les informations complémentaires et les conditions d'obtentions du prêt.Nous octroyons que des prêts... entre particuliers variant de ; 1.000 € à 29.500.000 € . Remboursable sur une durée de 24 mois à 50ans. La qualité et la fiabilité de service de notre institution vous aidera à décider du prêt personnel qui vous convient tout discrétion. En voici les types de prêt que nous offrons : - prêt Financier - Prêt immobilier - Prêt automobile - Prêt pour Dette de consolidation - Prêt pour Rachat de crédit - Prêt personnel - prêt pour les études Pour plus d'informations, nous sommes à votre disposition: hirelledolby@outlook.fr Collaboration authentique
          Bonjour Mr et Mme, Vous etre a la recherche d'un sur Poireaux vinaigrette à la clémentine   
Bonjour Mr et Mme,
Vous etre a la recherche d'un prêt d'argent urgent vous etre rejettez pas plusieur banque ou pas des faux prêteurs plus de soucis a ceux faire la solution est juste a votre coté. Je suis Mme Hirelle Dolby, je dispose d’un capital qui servira à octroyer des prêts particulier à court et long terme a toute personnes dans le besoin d'un pret allant de 1000€ à 10.000.000€ à toute personne sérieuse voulant de ce prêt. 3% a 5% d’intérêt selon la somme prêté car étant particulier je ne veux pas violer la loi sur l’usure. Vous pouvez rembourser sur 3 à 25 ans maximum selon la somme prêté. c’est à vous de voir pour les mensualités. Je ne demande qu’une reconnaissance de dette certifiée manuscrite et aussi quelques pièces à fournir. Vous êtes fiché interdit bancaire et vous n’avez pas la faveur des banques, ou mieux vous avez un projet et besoin de financement, un mauvais dossier de crédit ou besoin d’argent pour payer des factures, fonds à investir sur les entreprises. Alors si vous avez besoin de crédit n’hésitez pas à me contacter pour en savoir plus sur mes conditions. Veuillez me contacter directement par Email: hirelledolby@outlook.fr Nb: personnes non serieux s’abstenir Bien Cordialement
          Bonjour Vous souhaitez bénéficier d'un prêt sur Poireaux vinaigrette à la clémentine   
Bonjour
Vous souhaitez bénéficier d'un prêt d'investissement, ou d'offrir une nouvelle maison, changer de voiture, pour étudier ou vous équiper d'appareils. Hélas, vous êtes au chômage ou vous êtes soumis à une interdiction de banque, personne ne peut vous donner un coup de pouce financier. Cependant, nous sommes une institution financière disponible pour accorder des crédits à un leader individuel ou professionnel sérieux ou honnête. Votre priorité dans notre situation est fiable et rapide. Nous vous enverrons par la suite , toute les informations complémentaires et les conditions d'obtentions du prêt. La qualité et la fiabilité de service de notre institution vous aidera à décider du prêt personnel qui vous convient tout discrétion. Pour plus d'informations, nous sommes à votre disposition: jessicahouper@gmail.com Collaboration authentique
           Stand Alone Type Z For Sale In Palm Hills extension New Cairo    
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          Jury finds that NYC skyscraper owner violated Iran sanctions   

The U.S. government said it's ready to seize a Manhattan skyscraper from an Iranian-American charity to benefit victims of terrorism after a jury found Thursday that the charity's majority ownership was derived from financial dealings that violated sanctions against Iran.

Acting U.S. Attorney Joon...


           Villa Stand Alone For Sale in Palm Hills Katameya - PK1    
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          Cardinal George Pell takes leave from Vatican after sex assault charges   

Pope Francis suffered a major blow when his top financial adviser, Cardinal George Pell, was charged in his native Australia with multiple counts of sexual assault from years ago, bringing a criminal case in the long-running abuse scandal inside the frescoed walls of the Vatican for the first time.

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          European Investment Bank Confirms €247m for Private Enterprise Financing in Ethiopia   
[Addis Standard] The financing is the 'largest ever' by EIB and it will be managed by the state bank, Development Bank of Ethiopia (DBE)
          Once Again, Break Up the Banks   
Et tu, Jamie Dimon? The embarrassing announcement of a large trading loss at J. P. Morgan has brought the issue of bank regulation back to the fore.J. P. Morgan’s announcement was particularly shocking because Morgan was one of the few banks to emerge from the financial crisis with its reputation intact, or even enhanced. In Fool’s Gold, Gillian Tett’s narrative of the financial crisis, she singled out J. P. Morgan and its CEO for praise. Supposedly, although Morgan traders had invented some of the synthetic credit instruments that were at the center of the financial crisis, the bank had behaved
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          Break Up the Banks   
Big banks are bad for free markets. Far from being engines of free enterprise, they are conducive to what might be called “crony capitalism,” “corporatism,” or, in Jonah Goldberg’s provocative phrase, “liberal fascism.” There is a free-market case for breaking up large financial institutions: that our big banks are the product, not of economics, but of politics.There’s a long debate to be had about the maximum size to which a bank should be allowed to grow, and about how to go about breaking up banks that become too large. But I want to focus instead on the general objections to
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          Busconomico.com, el nuevo comparador de productos bancarios y financieros   
El nuevo portal de ahorro busconomico.com es un comparador de productos bancarios y financieros, de cuentas corrientes, préstamos, créditos rápidos y mucho más
          Op-Ed: To reform the housing market, get rid of these two bloated behemoths   
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are the real culprits at the heart of the last financial crisis.
          It’s a kind of magic as Freddie Mercury announced as Norwegian’s latest British tail fin hero   

British rock legend to grace airline’s aircraft   Norwegian is proud to announce that Freddie Mercury will become its latest British ‘tail fin hero’, with...

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          Evolución global de los mercados en 2017    
En el presente informe trataremos de dar una visión generalizada del avance de la economía mundial en la primera mitad del año 2017. Con ello buscamos destacar los eventos que más impacto han tenido a lo largo del año en los distintos mercados financieros, y por supuesto, los índices y regiones que mejor avance están teniendo hasta la fecha.
          Now you have the great opportunity to watch TV adverts simultaneously with the program   

As of the 1st of July, the media supervisor has opened for viewers to watch TV shows on a shared screen with adverts.    ...

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          Tentative approval of music service within subscription   

Tentative approval of music service within Telenor subscription The national communications authority doubtfully approves the controversial music service in Telenor’s subscription series named “Yng”. Today’s...

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          (IT) Software Developer - Highly Skilled   

Location: Englewood Cliffs, NJ   

Job Title: Software Developer - Highly Skilled Qualifications: The CNBC Digital Technology team is seeking a Software Engineer to manage and build software solutions across CNBC's Digital Platform. Software engineer (primarily focusing on Backend development) will be responsible for building and managing software solutions for various projects. This role requires hands-on software development skills, deep technical expertise in web development, especially in developing with core java, spring, hibernate. Software engineer will be required to provide estimates for his tasks, follow technology best practices, participate and adhere to CNBC's Technical Design Review Process, Performance metrics/scalability, support integration and release planning activities in addition to being available for level 3 support to triage production issues. Required Skills " BS degree or higher in Computer Science with a minimum of 5+ years of relevant, broad engineering experience is required. " Experience with various Web-based Technologies, OO Modeling, Middleware, Relational Databases and distributed computing technologies. " Experience in Digital Video workflows (Ingest, Transcode, Publish) " Experience in Content Delivery Networks (CDN) " Experience with Video Content Management Systems " Expertise in cloud transcoding workflows. " Demonstrated experience running projects end-to-end " Possess expert knowledge in Performance, Scalability, Security, Enterprise System Architecture, and Engineering best practices. " Experience working on large scale, high traffic web sites/applications. " Experience working in financial, media domain. Responsibilities: Languages and Software: " Languages : JAVA (Core Java, Multithreading), Object Oriented languages 3Z 4 Web Technologies: XML, JSON, HTML, CSS, OO JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, SOAP and RESTful web services " Framework : MVC Framework like Spring, JPA, Hibernate, Jaxb " Database : RDBMS like MySQL, Oracle, NO SQL databases " Tools : Git, SVN, Eclipse, Jira
 
Type: Contract
Location: Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Country: United States of America
Contact: Hiring Manager
Advertiser: First Tek
Reference: NT17-03957

          (IT) Java Developer   

Rate: £550 - £700 per day   Location: London   

Senior Java Developer Hugely exciting opportunity to join an exciting Financial Technology deliver development on a forthcoming market regulation. I am keen to speak to experienced Java server side developers who are real technology enthusiasts and problem solvers. Candidates do not need to come from a banking/FS background, however this is a core engineering role so any exposure to the following would be great: Server-side Java with Maven, Eclipse or C#, Kafka/any other messaging such as RabbitMQ, 0MQ, AMQ, QPID, TIB, etc, Involvement in the entire project lifecycle and the ability to work in collaboration or as sole developer Experience in developing applications using TCP/IP Experience in delivering high performance, low latency, multi-threaded services Successful candidates will be contacted directly. Please send CV's for review. Allegis Group Limited and Aston Carter Limited operate Employment Businesses and Agencies and are companies within the Allegis Group Inc. group of companies, the fourth largest staffing company in the world, (collectively referred to as the "Allegis Group"). TEKsystems and Aerotek are divisions of Allegis Group Limited. Applicant data will be treated in accordance with the Allegis Group's Privacy Notice. By submitting personal data to any company or division within the Allegis Group, the applicant is providing explicit consent to the use of such data by the Allegis Group and to the transfer of such data to and from the Allegis Group companies within the UK, Europe and outside the European Economic Area in connection with the fulfilment of the applicant's voluntary requests, and the fulfilment of other job opportunities that match the applicant's profile, and confirms that they may be contacted about such job opportunities.
 
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Type: Contract
Location: London
Country: UK
Contact: George Hajigeorgiou
Advertiser: TEKsystems
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JS-JSE1

          (IT) Java Build and Config Engineer - Banking   

Rate: Negotiable   Location: City of London   

Role: Senior Java Build and Config Engineer - Banking Key Essential Skills Java Configuration Build & DevOps Engineer, SDLC, JERA, TeamCity, TDD, MSAzure, Solid background in automated testing. Investment Banking Knowledge of Apache Stack, Flink, Park, Ignite Outline Thebes Group Thebes Group is a leading UK wide IT Infrastructure Technology Consultancy. We are well-known for our extensive talent pool of highly competent IT professionals and exclusive academy Programmes, which provide a great opportunity to undertake technical training in core disciplines. Thebes work with a number of leading vendors, government, financial institutions and insurance companies including investment banks, brokers and hedge funds. To see our list of core capabilities please click here. Essential Experience Configuration/Build Specialist with extensive DevOps Proven Hands on Java skills including related tooling 5+ years' experience in Software programming languages - JavaScript and C++ to run Flink Experience with scalability and setting up/influencing code optimisation. Experience using Cloud based systems Solid understanding of software development life cycle (SDLC) methodologies such as Waterfall and Agile Experience working within a Financial Sector Role & Responsibilities Work constructively with other team members to discuss and solve technical problems Communicate effectively with other geographically-dispersed teams across the business unit Work in conjunction with Business representatives to understand and evolve business requirements and come up with pragmatic and supportable designs To analyse, design and build any such projects Manage projects through the full project life cycle Handle projects that deals with rating, billing and finance and in certain cases, complex projects require coordination with external systems Thebes provides IT solutions & services differently from most other IT service providers. As an Assured Outcome Provider (AOP), we have spent fifteen years willingly sharing the client's risk with them by focusing on outputs (ie quality service & solutions and return on investment ROI) rather than inputs (ie pricelists and headcount). We do this by fitting our skills, solutions & capabilities to needs, augmenting our staff with enthusiastic professionals from our Academy Programme and remaining flexible as our clients' needs change. Thebes Group is a leading IT services and technology consultancy based in the city of London and Milton Keynes. Thebes work with a number of leading Vendors, Government, Insurance and Financial Institutions including Investment Banks, Brokers, Hedge Funds. Established in 1992, we are a full service provider that is 100% focused on delivering client value. We design, develop and implement leading technology solutions and resources, which help you, run your businesses better. Thebes - Lead by Passion, Driven by Innovation and Dedicated to Results. Thebes may process any personal information supplied
 
Rate: Negotiable
Type: Contract
Location: City of London
Country: UK
Contact: Thebes Group
Advertiser: Thebes IT Solutions Ltd
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JS-JALJAVA BUILD AND CO

          (IT) WhatsApp ARCHITECT - SIM, IMS MESSAGING APPLICATIONS   

Location: Berkshire   

We have a unique opportunity for a Core Network Architect to work on SIM applications for a major telecoms company based in Berkshire. Must have experience on Voice & Text over Wifi applications like WhatsApp, as well as a deep understanding of SIM integration & standards - UICC/ETSI, Roaming steering, OTA interface etc. Role A passion for design, innovation and continuous improvement Demonstrable ability in critical thinking and problem analysis skills combined with a creative approach to system design. Great stakeholder management and influencing skills to drive our technology business goals and challenge us to do better. Be a great communicator, able to express complex technical concepts in a way that can be easily understood by the intended audience. Experience in technical vendor management Awareness of financial management techniques: investment appraisal, TCO calculation, cost to serve modelling, and CAPEX/OPEX forecasting & control. Expert level knowledge across a range of domains: Voicemail, MMS, RCS, OTA SIM management, Roaming Steering, Device Management, SMSC, IP-SM GW, and IMS messaging solutions (Voice & Text over WiFi). Experience of successful end-to-end messaging service design, delivery, integration and in-life system design ownership within a hybrid circuit-switched and IMS context. A track record of successful messaging project delivery A good understanding of operational support issues associated with messaging services. Expert level understanding of the relevant areas of the following standards: MAP, SIP, SMPP, UCP, MM1-MM7, IMAP, SMTP, Diameter, LDAP, SOAP, CORBA, OMA-DM, OMA-CP, UICC Nice to have: Experience of design & deployment of virtualised telco applications in a cloud environment Wider knowledge of mobile/IMS core systems, and service layer VAS Experience in.nix Scripting and common web-layer programming languages: Perl, Python, Ruby, Java An appreciation of design, development, and configuration of mobile applications, particularly in the integration of messaging apps with core network functions (eg Whatsapp). Project People Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
 
Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire
Country: UK
Contact: Robert Hudson
Advertiser: Project People
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JS-ARCH-SIM/BERK/ROB

          (IT) Senior Developer (Java, ION) - Front Office   

Rate: £600 - £700 per day   Location: London   

Senior Developer - Java, ION, FIX, Shell, TCL, WebSphere, MQ, Agile, Front Office, Trading. Rate: £600-£700 per day Duration: 6 months Location: City of London Start date: ASAP/1 month This is a great opportunity for an experienced Front Office Java Developer to join a leading Investment Bank based in the City. You will be part of the Front Office Solutions department that providing quantitative technology services. The team collectively provide the requisite level of support to cover all asset classes and technologies. The successful candidate will work with high-performing Front Office technology functions on change projects to upgrade the banks E-commerce trading platforms, integrate new software with existing platforms and prepare the bank for MIFID compliance. Responsibilities Take project ownership for coding, testing and releasing code into a production environment. Integrating a new trading platform with ION, pricing contributions of products to external venues and electronic execution. Ensure that high volume products are routed via STP to internal downstream systems. Develop, test and release software into a Front Office production environment Skills Strong Java, and at least one of ION or FIX (both preferred) Integration experience with ION will be highly regarded Knowledge and experience of source control, continuous integration and agile processes Required: basic knowledge of trade flows and price contributions to E-commerce platforms (eg. Bloomberg) Desirable: strong knowledge of trading platforms, products and front-to-back trade life cycle Desirable: Shell Scripting (eg. TCL or similar), experience with WebSphere and MQ Desirable: Knowledge of banking regulations and regulatory requirements Understanding of financial products and front-to-back processes Experience in development methodologies agile
 
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Type: Contract
Location: London
Country: UK
Contact: Tom Ricucci
Advertiser: Empiric Solutions
Email: Tom.Ricucci.24C5A.DC7C5@apps.jobserve.com
Start Date: ASAP/1 month
Reference: JS

          (IT) Senior Java Build and Config Engineer - Banking   

Rate: Negotiable   Location: City of London   

Key Essential Skills Java Configuration Build & DevOps Engineer, SDLC, JERA, TeamCity, TDD, MSAzure, Solid background in automated testing. Investment Banking Knowledge of Apache Stack, Flink, Park, Ignite Outline Thebes Group Thebes Group is a leading UK wide IT Infrastructure Technology Consultancy. We are well-known for our extensive talent pool of highly competent IT professionals and exclusive academy Programmes, which provide a great opportunity to undertake technical training in core disciplines. Thebes work with a number of leading vendors, government, financial institutions and insurance companies including investment banks, brokers and hedge funds. Essential Experience Configuration/Build Specialist with extensive DevOps Proven Hands on Java skills including related tooling 10+ years' experience in Software programming languages - JavaScript and C++ to run Flink Experience with scalability and setting up/influencing code optimisation. Experience using Cloud based systems Solid understanding of software development life cycle (SDLC) methodologies such as Waterfall and Agile Experience working within a Financial Sector Role & Responsibilities Work constructively with other team members to discuss and solve technical problems. Mentoring and coaching Communicate effectively with other geographically-dispersed teams across the business unit Work in conjunction with Business representatives to understand and evolve business requirements and come up with pragmatic and supportable designs To analyse, design and build any such projects Manage projects through the full project life cycle Handle projects that deals with rating, billing and finance and in certain cases, complex projects require coordination with external systems Thebes provides IT solutions & services differently from most other IT service providers. As an Assured Outcome Provider (AOP), we have spent fifteen years willingly sharing the client's risk with them by focusing on outputs (ie quality service & solutions and return on investment ROI) rather than inputs (ie pricelists and headcount). We do this by fitting our skills, solutions & capabilities to needs, augmenting our staff with enthusiastic professionals from our Academy Programme and remaining flexible as our clients' needs change. Thebes Group is a leading IT services and technology consultancy based in the city of London and Milton Keynes. Thebes work with a number of leading Vendors, Government, Insurance and Financial Institutions including Investment Banks, Brokers, Hedge Funds. Established in 1992, we are a full service provider that is 100% focused on delivering client value. We design, develop and implement leading technology solutions and resources, which help you, run your businesses better. Thebes - Lead by Passion, Driven by Innovation and Dedicated to Results. Thebes may process any personal information supplied in relation to your application. By providing your information, you consent to Thebes using
 
Rate: Negotiable
Type: Contract
Location: City of London
Country: UK
Contact: Thebes Group
Advertiser: Thebes IT Solutions Ltd
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JS-JALSENIOR JAVA BUILD

          (IT) Full Stack Developer   

Rate: £350 - £450 per Day   Location: Glasgow, Scotland   

Full Stack Developer - 12 month contract - Glasgow City Centre One of Harvey Nash's leading FS clients is looking for an experienced full stack developer with an aptitude for general infrastructure knowledge. This will be an initial 12 month contract however the likelihood of extension is high. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating strategic solutions across a broad technology footprint. Experience within financial services would be advantageous, although not a prerequisite. Skill Set: - Previous Experience full-stack development experience with C#/C++/Java, Visual Studio, .Net, Windows/Linux web development - Understanding of secure code development/analysis - In-depth knowledge of how software works - Development using SQL and Relational Databases (eg SQL, DB2, Sybase, Oracle, MQ) - Windows Automation and Scripting (PowerShell, WMI) - Familiarity with common operating systems and entitlement models (Windows, Redhat Linux/Solaris) - Understanding of network architecture within an enterprise environment (eg Firewalls, Load Balancers) - Experience of developing in a structured Deployment Environment (DEV/QA/UAT/PROD) - Familiarity with the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) - Experience with Source Control and CI systems (eg GIT, Perforce, Jenkins) - Experience with Unit and Load testing tools - Experience with Code Review products (eg Crucible, FishEye) - Excellent communication/presentation skills and experience working with distributed teams - Candidates should demonstrate a strong ability to create technical, architectural and design documentationDesired Skills - Any experience creating (or working with) a "developer desktop" (dedicated desktop environment for developers) - Experience of the Linux development environment - An interest in cyber security - Knowledge of Defense in Depth computing principles - Experience with security products and technologies(eg Cyberark, PKI) - Systems management, user configuration and technology deployments across large, distributed environments (eg Chef, Zookeeper) - Understanding of core Windows Infrastructure technologies (eg Active Directory, GPO, CIFS, DFS, NFS) - Monitoring Tools (eg Scom, Netcool, WatchTower) - Experience with Apache/Tomcat-web server "Virtualisation" - Design patterns and best practices - Agile development: Planning, Retrospectives etc. To apply for this role or to discuss it in more detail then please call me and send a copy of your latest CV.
 
Rate: £350 - £450 per Day
Type: Contract
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Country: UK
Contact: Cameron MacGrain
Advertiser: Harvey Nash Plc
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JS-329601/001

          (IT) Data Architect   

Location: New York, NY   

Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for an Data Architect for a right to hire assignment with one of our premier financial clients in New York, NY. Responsibilities : We are looking for an experienced Technologist/Data Architect is responsible for ensuring that the data assets of an organization are supported by a data architecture that aids the organization in achieving its strategic goals. The data architecture should cover defining technical architectures and subject domain based design for operational/transactional data as well as analytic data in both Rational and NoSQL/Big Data technology environments. Besides the data modeling tasks, the data architect is also expected to contribute to the data processing tasks for data mapping, data conditioning, ETL/ELT, data delivery through java, python as well as metadata management system. Analyze functional and non-functional business requirements and translate into technical data requirements and create or update existing logical and physical data models. Create data models (logical) and DB designs (physical), that depict the business areas and systems. Design and develop a data processing techniques in Cassandra and Hadoop environments Design and implement solutions for data re-conciliation, data delivery as well as data forensics. Implement data technology solutions in the area of master data, metadata, and reference data Design and implement data analytics solution using analytics tools like dash boarding, reporting. Required Skills : BS in Computer Science or in related fields, higher degree preferred. 5+ year working experience in data modeling methodology and process using Erwin Data collection, curation, preparation and transformation Data warehousing, reporting and business intelligence, such as dash boarding Clear verbal and written communication; demonstrated ability to collaborate with peers from a variety of disciplines Working knowledge with RDBMS (DB2) as well as Cassandra and Hadoop Implementation skills such as in Java, Python, and Scripting Preferred Skills : Breadth and depth of skill to build and deliver scalable data and reporting solutions for Deep knowledge and experience with the Cassandra, related software tools, and performance optimization An obsession with delivering an exceptional customer experience and site resiliency Desire, initiative and resourcefulness to learn new tools, frameworks, languages SGA is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities. For consulting positions, we offer a variety of benefit options including but not limited to health & dental insurance, paid vacation, timely payment via direct deposit. Only those authorized to work for government entities will be considered for government roles. SGA is an EEO employer. We encourage Veterans to apply.
 
Type: Contract
Location: New York, NY
Country: United States of America
Contact: george wellington
Advertiser: Software Guidance & Assistance
Reference: NT17-02437

          (IT) Hadoop Architect/Developer   

Location: Foster City, CA   

Key Responsibilities: Visa is currently seeking for a Senior Hadoop Architect/Developer with extensive experience in RDBMS data modelling/dev with Tableau developer experience in Finance area to deliver Corporate Analytics new strategic framework initiative. This BI platform provides analytical/operational capability to various business domains that are to be used by Corporate Finance Systems. This Developer role will be primarily responsible for designing, developing and implementing Hadoop framework ETL using relational databases and use Tableau reporting on it. The new Hadoop framework to be used to build from the scratch Oracle Financial analytics/P2P/Spend/Fixed asset solution into Hadoop framework from OBIA. The individual should have a finance business background with extensive experience in OBIA Fixed Assets, P2P, Financial analytics, Spend Analytics, and Projects. Expert in Hadoop framework components like Sqoop, Hive, Impala, Oozie, Spark, HBase, HDFS.. " Architect, Design and implement column family schemas of Hive and HBase within HDFS. Assign schemas and create Hive tables. Managing and deploying HDFS HBase clusters. " Develop efficient pig and hive scripts with joins on datasets using various techniques. Assess the quality of datasets for a hadoop data lake. Apply different HDFS formats and structure like Parquet, Avro, etc. to speed up analytics " Fine tune hadoop applications for high performance and throughput. Troubleshoot and debug any hadoop ecosystem run time issues " Hands on experience in configuring, and using Hadoop ecosystem components like Hadoop MapReduce, HDFS, HBase, Hive, Sqoop, Spark, Impala, Pig, Oozie, Zookeeper and Flume. " Desired candidate should have strong programming skills on Scala or Python to work on Spark " Experience in converting core ETL logics using PySpark SQL or Scala language " Good experience on Apache Hadoop Map Reduce programming, PIG Scripting and Distribute Application and HDFS. " In-depth understanding of Data Structure and Algorithms. " Experience in managing and reviewing Hadoop log files. " Implemented in setting up standards and processes for Hadoop based application design and implementation. " Experience in importing and exporting data using Sqoop from HDFS to Relational Database Systems and vice-versa. " Experience in Object Oriented Analysis, Design (OOAD) and development of software using UML Methodology, good knowledge of J2EE design patterns and Core Java design patterns. " Experience in managing Hadoop clusters using Cloudera Manager tool. " Very good experience in complete project life cycle (design, development, testing and implementation) of Client Server and Web applications " Experience in connecting Hadoop framework components to Tableau reporting " Expert in Tableau data blending and data modeling. " Create Functional and Technical design documentation " Perform Unit and QA testing data loads and development of scripts for data validation " Support QA, UAT, SIT and
 
Type: Contract
Location: Foster City, CA
Country: United States of America
Contact: Baljit Gill
Advertiser: Talentburst, Inc.
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          (IT) Java Tech Specialist/Developer/Engineer   

Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland   

Java Tech Specialist/Developer/Engineer This is a challenging and exciting opportunity to work within a leading banking environment and work closely with a Front Office business unit. The quality trading is now enhancing our leading position in the financial market. The successful candidate will play a key role in that success and be part of a large group of high calibre developers. The successful candidate must be able to operate with a high level of self-motivation and produce results with a quick turn around on key deliverable's. Key Responsibilities: Requirements analysis and capture, working closely with the business users and other technology teams to define solutions. Development of the Electronic Execution applications and components, as part of a global development effort. Liaison with support and development teams. Third line support of the platform during trading hours. Applying Equities financial product knowledge to the full development life cycle. Defining and evolving architectural standards; promoting adherence to these standards. Technical mentoring of junior team members. Knowledge and Experience: Strong Java Background Unix/Linux OO programming Good relational database experience Working SQL knowledge We have both permanent and contract positions available so please do not hesitiate to apply If you apply for this role, our thanks for your interest. However, due to high level of applicants expected we are unable to respond to every one. Therefore, if you have not heard from Eurobase People within 5 working days, then, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful. Eurobase People are acting as an Employment Agency.
 
Type: Unspecified
Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Country: UK
Contact: Adam Cohen
Advertiser: Eurobase People
Email: Adam.Cohen.F5223.39364@apps.jobserve.com
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JS-TS

          (IT) Senior Java Developer - Financial   

Rate: £400 - 450 per Day   Location: Lancashire   

Location : North West, United Kingdom Rate : £400 - 450 per day Duration: 6 monthsinitially Position: Contract Gibbs Hybrid are currently recruiting for a Senior Java Developer to join a large client of ours based in Lancashire or Stockport. This role is an initial 6 month contract and paying c£400 per day. The role: You will be a Senior Java Developer, in addition to coding, able to coach junior developer teams, and teach Java best practice. Leading a team of 10 Java Developers You will have: You will have experience of Java. JUnit. Apache Camel. Apache CXF. Webservice design/deployment. Java Front End Experienced Java Developer ideally with Apache Camel or equivalent If this role is of interest please click Apply Now' with an up to date CV for more information.
 
Rate: £400 - 450 per Day
Type: Contract
Location: Lancashire
Country: UK
Contact: Jenna Brown
Advertiser: Gibbs Hybrid Workforce Solutions
Email: Jenna.Brown.2240D.8C39F@apps.jobserve.com
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JSCSPJBJD

          (IT) Senior Java Engineer - Dublin   

Rate: Euros 500 +   Location: Dublin   

Financial Services Powerhouse client of mine is looking to add 2 Senior Engineers to their team to work on a large scaling platform which has 20,000 users. They are looking to implement and add new tools to their platform to ensure that their business and trading platforms are up to the level that enables their business to grow 3 fold this year. Paying excellent daily rates and chance to joining a team in which is at the forefront of my clients innovation centre. What they are looking for: -At least 5 years of experience in delivery of innovative software solutions (Java) -Experience migrating enterprise grade solutions to cloud offerings -Solid Application development background with a focus on Java, in an enterprise environment -Experience setting up large scale CI/CD pipelines -Familiarity with software development tools such as: JIRA, Confluence, SVN, Artifactory and others -Experience with continuous integration Servers (TeamCity, Jenkins) -Experience with virtualization solutions (vRealize) -Experience working with containers (Docker) -Ability to partner with senior stakeholders both in the team and across teams -Dedicated self-starter, ability to drive a team and its contribution Skills that would be advantageous to have: -Maven/Gradle/MSBuild/cmake -Apache/Tomcat skills -Grails/Groovy -Track record on Linux Java application debugging and tuning -Work experience in large multinational corporations -Familiarity with agile methodologies Contact Brendan (see below)
 
Rate: Euros 500 +
Type: Contract
Location: Dublin
Country: Ireland
Contact: Brendan Hennessy
Advertiser: Stelfox Ltd
Email: Brendan.Hennessy.3712A.B45A6@apps.jobserve.com
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JS

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          (IT) Senior Scala Engineer   

Rate: Euros 550 - 600 per day   Location: Dublin   

My client is a Financial Services Powerhouse who are looking to add a number of top Scala Engineers to their team based here in Dublin..Great time to come over and contract in Dublin as the Euro is very strong against the Brithish Pound and with the added government benefits of UK based contractors coming over here, now is a great time to secure a contract role here in Dublin for more bang for your buck.* They are looking for people who have both commercial experience in Scala, but will also be happy to speak with people who come from a strong Java based background who want to enter a commercial environment and gain Scala exposure. Great team with a very tech driven manager who ensures that his team not only use best practice to deliver on the large scale applications that they are building but have fun doing it. Job Description If you are committed to change and like a challenge, then this is the place for you. My client has moved from a traditional application aligned software delivery methods to highly agile cross functional and component teams. This is one of the most interesting and exciting times to join the organisation. Their culture is one of excellence; team work, learning, delivered value and believing in their people. They look for new team members that love to learn and take initiatives and take opportunities to improve processes. If working amongst people who are committed to leading the industry appeals to you, then you need to apply for this role. They want you to be part of a strategic drive to migrate their classic applications to the new strategic architecture; The strategic system is being constructed in Scala and Python using Angular in the web stack. They follow Agile management, Agile, Scrum and Kanban delivery methodologies, with a focus on ATDD/BDD & TDD. Responsibilities You will be a key figure within the Dublin team working across a number of teams in other regions, working within an Agile team, writing requirements and specification (eg automated tests), developing relationships across the technology and user communities. In addition making sure you are always focusing on delivery of value using exceptional quality. As the successful applicant you will be responsible for supporting modern agile software development methods; including educating & mentoring less experienced OOP team members and working with teams across London and other regions. Requirements A background in modern OO language with experience in at least one of Java/Scala/Python/C# with a preference for Scala Experienced in using design patterns and following best software engineering practices An understanding of fundamental algorithms and ability to optimize existing code Proficient written and verbal communication skills to support and shape the platform and clearly articulate technical designs and concepts Relationship building skills A team player with exceptional interpersonal skills, eg collaborative working skills Experience of Specification by
 
Rate: Euros 550 - 600 per day
Type: Contract
Location: Dublin
Country: Ireland
Contact: Brendan Hennessy
Advertiser: Stelfox Ltd
Email: Brendan.Hennessy.40B2C.FD891@apps.jobserve.com
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JS

          (IT) Commodities VB.NET C# Developer - Investment Bank   

Rate: Up to £560 per Day   Location: London   

Commodities VB.NET C# Developer - Investment Bank Development experience is in VB.NET C#/ideally with SQL server Java/Oracle good to have, but looking for a developer who doesn't mind mixing within C#, Java, SQL. Jack of all trades! Business knowledge in Finance would be good, and Commodities Derivatives knowledge highly desirable.VB.NET/C# essential Java a very nice to have, and the willingness to be prepared to mix things up a bit on the development side.University degree in any quantitative discipline (math, computer science, engineering).To develop and support a Legacy platform project will last 18 24 months. The successful candidate will join the Commodities Derivatives development team, working within the Energy Trading development and support sub-team. Team provides liquidity and market-making services across commodity markets to a large and diversified base of clients worldwide. Products include Base and Precious Metals, Oil, European and North American Power and Natural Gas, Coal, Emissions and Agricultural Commodities. The business works in close partnership with CIT in order to scale up system architecture, advance trading functionality, integrate new business areas, implement new models and improve post-trade processes. Candidate must also be, oganised and delivery-focused, with attention to detail Articulate in their verbal and written communication with all types of project stakeholders: colleagues, users, management, etc. Be accountable, ie taking full ownership of their allocated tasks Adlam Consulting operates as an Employment Agency & an Employment Business
 
Rate: Up to £560 per Day
Type: Contract
Location: London
Country: UK
Contact: Adlam Consulting
Advertiser: Adlam Consulting Ltd
Email: Adlam.Consulting.51DC8.E2434@apps.jobserve.com
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JSADL02736

          (IT) Senior Front End Developer - Angular   

Location: Milton Keynes   

Senior Front End Developer We are seeking a Senior Front End Developer with previous experience of the below requirements. The initial contract runs until the end of September 2017 and you will be working for a leading Financial Services organisation based in Buckinghamshire. Overview Our client is seeking a Looking for a Senior. Front End Developer/Designer with strong experience in delivering online/web based applications Key Responsibilities Design and develop web based applications using technologies like HTML, CSS, Javascript (Angular). Work closely with the development teams Ensure that the best practices are being followed in terms of coding standards, Design and application performance. Depending on the experience lead a small team of on shore UK Developers. Support Agile delivery methodology Essential Frontend UI Angular Ajax CSS3 HTML5 GIT J2EE Javascript Jenkins JSON Spring If you considering a move from your current role please apply online or please contact Bhavit Panchmatia (see below) Do you know anyone who might be looking for a new role? You could benefit from our candidate referral scheme. Contact me for more information. Outsource. Our People. Your Success. Outsource UK is one of the country's largest and most successful independent recruitment consultancies, specialising in the IT, Digital, Financial Services and Engineering sectors. We recruit talented people for contract and permanent opportunities, offer a consultative approach and have a reputation for providing a superior service to both clients and candidates. The business focuses on building long lasting relationships based on reliability and trust. We do this by hiring and retaining a great team of recruitment consultants who listen and understand our client's and candidate's needs.
 
Type: Contract
Location: Milton Keynes
Country: UK
Contact: Bhavit Panchmatia
Advertiser: Outsource UK
Email: Bhavit.Panchmatia.C9286.86EAC@apps.jobserve.com
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JS-LJ/HQ00031476

          (IT) Java Developer/Architect - Java, Oracle,TDD, BDD, Microservices   

Rate: £600 - £650 per Day   Location: London   

Java Developer/Architect - Java, Oracle, TDD, BDD, Microservices, Git, JMS A Senior Java Developer is required to join a global data analytics company, focusing around OTC Derivatives and FX. The successful candidate will have a proven background in Java and Oracle, and will have experience dealing with requirements, design and architectural decisions. Reporting to the Senior Level Manager, you will be expected to take responsibility for your individual work stream, and will provide a service which allows financial institution to streamline their workflow. In addition to your strong Java and Oracle skills, you will also have experience with TDD, BDD, JMS and Microservices. This is an exciting opportunity to join a company which will allow you to take ownership of your work and make an impact within your team. You will also have strong communication skills, as you will be expected to collaborate with Business Analysts, Quality Assurance and mentor junior members of the team. Skills required: Java8 TDD and/or BDD Oracle RESTful Server Development JMS (ActiveMQ) Microservices If you are looking for an exciting new contract working within a market leading data company then please apply accordingly.
 
Rate: £600 - £650 per Day
Type: Contract
Location: London
Country: UK
Contact: Alice Baker
Advertiser: Pioneer Search Ltd
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JS-BBBH1651

          (IT) Technical Architect - Middleware/Integration - WS02, Camel, Mule, Oracle Fusion   

Rate: £550 - £600 Per Day   Location: Telford, West Midlands or Southend, Essex   

Technical Architect - Middleware/Integration - WS02, Camel, Mule, Oracle Fusion Technical Architect - 6-month contract - 550 - 600 per day - West Midlands or Essex We have an exciting opportunity for a Technical Architect with experience in Middleware and integration technologies ( WS02, Camel, Mule, Oracle Fusion) to join our client on a 6-month contract. A financial background would be ideal, with integration experience with high volume transactions. Experience with WSO2, Mule or WebLogic would be great, or an Oracle background would also work! You will need to have experience in developing and deploying enterprise platforms. You will be required to provide subject matter expertise on enterprise integration patterns, Middleware, Messaging and API design & management If you are a Technical Architect with strong integration experience then we'd love to hear from you. Please apply below or contact Shane - (see below) Technical Architect - 6-month contract - 550 - 600 per day - West Midlands or Essex
 
Rate: £550 - £600 Per Day
Type: Contract
Location: Telford, West Midlands or Southend, Essex
Country: UK
Contact: Shane Frost
Advertiser: Dome Recruitment
Email: Shane.Frost.4C2E8.1265D@apps.jobserve.com
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JSTECHAR

          Financial Goals For Families: Retirees   
Elderly, Couples, RetirementThe last phase of your financial life is to enjoy the fruits of your labor. Retirement!
          Video: Harvard Researcher’s Predictors Of Divorce   

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          Working from Home - Tips to Success   
Society has gone through many seasons to get us to where we are today. There was a time when women were expected to stay in the home and raise the children, while all the finances were earned by the men of the house. Then came the two working parent homes. Economics made it important to have a second income and women wanted to branch out and use their minds and express themselves beyond that of their domestic duties. 

Today, more mothers are making a change that allows them to have careers and be stay-at-home mothers. This is truly the best of both worlds. In making this transition, they can use their talents to earn a living and be accessible for their children and completely in tune with their lives. But, how did they manage? What steps did they take?




E-Commerce

E-Commerce is the term used for transactions performed on a computer over the internet. Most people think of it as making an online purchase. But E-commerce is also a tool that the smart business person uses to conduct all kinds of business transactions.

There are more than a few jobs that can be done online without the need to travel to an office. This includes business writing, sales, marketing, customer support, order entry and warranty processing. A transcriptionist can work from their home office. Research is often done off site. 

In order to be competitive in the e-commerce market, you will need to have some interesting e-commerce strategies. You need to do your homework and be ready to excel in the area, thus offering something others do not. 

You will need a website and a platform to use in business. You will need to identify your niche and be ready to market it. It is easy to be selective and to hone in on your skills. However, you need to stick with a platform such as WordPress or Blogger - these are very popular platforms which thousands of companies already use. 



Making time for you


One thing stay-at-home parents sometimes complain about, is between their work and raising the children they have little time for themselves. This leads to burnout. Your children need activities that do not include you, and you need time for just your own needs. It is healthy and fun to put your children in endeavours such as sport or dance. 

Your child goes to their lessons which helps teach them self-control, grace, style, and discipline. It also gives them goals and teaches them how to work toward them. Encourage them to push themselves. Show excitement when you select costumes for dance recitals and praise them for reaching milestones. 

As you can see, it takes some effort and time to carve out the life you want where you can be a hands-on parent and still maintain a career and life of your own. The rewards are immeasurable. Your child will benefit from this more than anything else you can do for them. After all, you are their biggest fan and you are showing them that they are a top priority. At the same time, you are sending a message, that a person can have the life they want if they are willing to do the work. 


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          Shell to buy Woodlands-based power company   
Shell Energy North America, part of energy giant Royal Dutch Shell, plans to buy The Woodlands-based MP2 Energy LLC. The deal is expected to close in the third quarter, according to a June 29 press release. Financial terms were not disclosed in the initial announcement. MP2 will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Shell Energy North America, and its existing management team will continue to lead MP2 from The Woodlands. MP2 Energy manages power plants; provides retail power to customers in Texas,…

          7 Simple(ish) Ways To Raise Happy Kids As A Single Parent   
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how to raise happy kids as a single parent

Being a single mom or a single dad can seem daunting because you don't have another parent to raise your kids with you. But if you're worried about how to raise happy kids as a single parent, don't fret! It's possible as long as you can manage your finances well, set up a support system made up of your friends and family, and stay positive with your status.

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          ΚΥΒΕΡΝΗΣΗ - ΕΥΡΩΖΩΝΗ - ΔΝΤ: «Απαρέγκλιτη εφαρμογή» των αντιλαϊκών μέτρων, με το βλέμμα στις «αγορές»   
Στα «σκαριά» και προς υπογραφή από την πλευρά της κυβέρνησης είναι το μνημόνιο του ελληνικού κράτους με το ΔΝΤ (Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies - MEFP) που θα έρθει να «κουμπώσει» με...
          Streamline Family Finance With Latest ezCheckpersonal Check Writer At...   

The latest version of EzCheckpersonal software is now available at no cost through Trialpay to help streamline family finances. Try it before purchase by visiting...

(PRWeb June 30, 2017)

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          Andrews Federal Receives America Saves Designation of Savings...   

Award presented to financial institutions that make extraordinary efforts to encourage saving during America Saves Week/Military Saves Week.

(PRWeb June 30, 2017)

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          Accounting Clerk - Central Office (La Ronge) - Northern Lights School Division - Saskatchewan   
NLSD #113 invites applications for the following permanent full-time position ACCOUNTING CLERK This position, reporting to the Financial Manager, is an
From Northern Lights School Division - Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:58:26 GMT - View all Saskatchewan jobs
          Stock market opens higher as Wall Street looks to wrap volatile week in the green   

U.S. stocks on Friday climbed and a selloff in bonds subsided somewhat, as a report on inflation and spending came in weaker than expected. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.5% at 21,371, the S&P 500 index gained 0.4% at 2,429, while the Nasdaq Composite Index climbed 0.3% at 6,165. Friday's moves follow a downdraft for equities in the previous session, underpinned by selling in technology shares , more than offsetting gains in the financial sector . Among corporate news, shares of Nike Inc. climbed and was buoying the Dow, after the sportswear giant late Thursday posted better-than-expected quarterly profit and sales. Meanwhile, government bond-yields looked to stabilize in early trade after spiking throughout the week on investor fears that global central bankers would put an end to easy-money policies, which have supported bond prices and pushed yields to record lows. The 10-year Treasury note was at 2.27% in recent trade. Prices move inversely to yields. On the data front, a consumer report early Friday showed the Federal Reserve's preferred inflation gauge, the price index for personal-consumption expenditures, fell 0.1% in May from the prior month while personal consumption expenditures increased a seasonally adjusted 0.1% in May from the prior month, the Commerce Department said. Friday's action caps a bumpy week for equities and closes out the month, quarter and first half of 2017.

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          Financial Industry Adds 11,000 Jobs in May, Report Says   

Leading Financial Career Site, FinancialJobsWeb.com Comments on Financial Employment Trends from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Economic Situation Report

(PRWeb June 30, 2017)

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          Rehabilitation Specialist - Barrie/Borden, Ontario - Manulife Financial - Ontario   
Reporting to the Supervisor, Ontario/ Central Canada Region of the National CAF Rehabilitation Department, you will be responsible for managing a rehabilitation...
From Manulife Financial - Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:53:42 GMT - View all Ontario jobs
          "Become the Banker" Book Series Released as Audiobooks by...   

BFV announces the release of the "Become the Banker" book series by Joseph Quinano in audiobook format. This series includes "Become the Banker," "The Why Factor for Financial...

(PRWeb June 30, 2017)

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          Rehabilitation Specialist - Trenton, Ontario - Manulife Financial - Ontario   
Reporting to the Supervisor, Ontario/ Central Canada Region of the National CAF Rehabilitation Department, you will be responsible for managing a rehabilitation...
From Manulife Financial - Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:53:39 GMT - View all Ontario jobs
          Comment on UK Retailer GAME Blames Nintendo For Their Financial Issues by Brandon Hardacre   
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          World-Check concedes wrongful Palestine Solidarity Campaign listing on ‘terrorism’ database   
Bethlehem/PNN/ The PSC has welcomed an acknowledgement from World-Check that PSC should never have been placed on the database at all and, specifically, should not have been associated with “terrorism”. There were no grounds to suggest that either were associated with terrorism related activity or that the organisation presented any kind of financial risk. In …
          Warren Buffett can make a $12 billion profit from his $5 billion investment   

Warren Buffett is a great example of how the rich get richer, as his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. can make a quick $12 billion with the $5 billion he invested nearly 6 years ago, a 240% gain. And that doesn't include interest. Berkshire said earlier Friday that it will exercise warrants to buy 700 million Bank of America Corp. common shares at $7.142857, for $5 billion. At current prices, with the stock trading up 0.9% at $24.53, the stake would be valued at $17.17 billion. Berkshire had acquired the warrants in August 2011 as part of its deal to invest $5 billion in Bank of America by purchasing 6% preferred stock, at a time when the bank was struggling in the aftermath of the financial crisis. The stock had tumbled 45% in a year, and had hit a 3 1/2-year low a day earlier. Berkshire said it would use the $5 billion it used the $5 billion in preferred stock to pay for its common stock purchase. Bank of America's stock has soared 83% over the past 12 months, while Berkshire shares have climbed 17% and the S&P 500 has rallied 15%.

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          Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway to exercise warrants to buy 700 mln Bank of America shares   

Shares of Bank of America Corp. rose 1% in premarket trade Friday, after Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said it will exercise its warrants to buy 700 million shares of the bank's common stock, when the Bank of America's dividend increase takes effect. The exercise price of the warrants will be about $7.14 a share, which is 71% below Thursday's closing price of $24.32. 700 million shares of common stock would represent about 7.0% of the shares outstanding, which would make Berkshire the largest shareholder, above the 6.6% stake owned by The Vanguard Group Inc., according to FactSet. Berkshire said it will use its $5 billion worth of 6% preferred Bank of America stock as consideration to buy the common stock. Berkshire received the warrants to buy the common stock when it bought the preferred stock on Aug. 25, 2011. The stock has rallied 10.1% year to date through Thursday, while the SPDR Financial Select Sector ETF has tacked on 6.2% and the S&P 500 has gained 8.1%.

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          Clases particulares uned   
Licenciada en cc.empresariales por la uned, imparte en el "centro de estudios la academia" , las siguientes asignaturas de los grados de ade y economía matemáticas i,ii y iii matemáticas financieras. álgebra y cálculo. introducción a la estadística. estadística empresarial. modelos probabilísticos. inferencia estadíst introducción a la contabilidad. contabilidad financiera y financiera superior contabilidad de costes...
          RAM Racing and MB Financial Partner on Nine of Chicago's Favorite...   

Two Home Town Companies Focus On Community

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          Government lowers GST on fertilisers just ahead of launch   
“12 per cent rate of GST some felt it may increase burden on farmers, so the consensus within the Council was to bring the rate down to 5 per cent,” Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who chairs the GST Council announced after Friday’s meeting at New Delhi’s Vigyan Bhavan.
          GST Council meeting today ahead of midnight launch   
The GST (Goods and Services Tax) Council that is chaired by Finance MInister Jaitley and includes all the state finance ministers is expected to do a final review ahead of the launch in terms of IT preparedness and generally take stock of the ground scenario.
          En juin, la marche des affaires est morose dans les entreprises genevoises    
Industrie En juin 2017, la situation des affaires dans l'industrie genevoise continue de se détériorer. Par rapport au mois de mai, les entrées de commande et les carnets de commandes - toujours jugés insuffisamment remplis – sont en baisse. En revanche, la production progresse légèrement. Selon les chefs d'entreprises, les entrées de commande et la production devraient s'étoffer au cours des trois prochains mois. Services financiers Après avoir été considérée comme bonne au mois précédent, la situation des affaires dans les services financiers genevois n'est plus que satisfaisante en juin 2017. Au cours des trois derniers mois, la demande de prestations s'est stabilisée, mais elle devrait s'amplifier à court terme. En revanche, à plus long terme, la marche des affaires ne devrait guère change
          Autoscribe Corporation Named One of Twenty Most Promising Fintech...   

Autoscribe named among top financial technology innovators by...

(PRWeb June 29, 2017)

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          ‘Pay at the Port’ streamlines MilAir travel   
Due to a recent Air Force Accounting and Finance Office directive, Airmen will now use their Government Travel Charge Card for MilAir travel related expenses.
‘Pay at the Port’ streamlines MilAir travel
          Hotel General Manager   
PA-Manheim, As General Manager, you will create and maintain customer-driven operations with a vision that inspires hotel employees to do their best. You will be responsible for Sales & Marketing. You will oversee the quality process to ensure guest satisfaction by consistent delivery of both product quality and service to achieve the hotel's financial objectives. This position requires the following: · Must
          BP 2Q 2017 exploration highlights   

BP said that it continues to make progress in shifting its exploration portfolio toward natural gas and advantaged oil. As first described to the financial community in 2016, BP is actively reviewing its exploration activities and refocusing them on growth in natural gas and advantaged oil in regions where BP currently operates. It is also selectively looking for opportunities to grow new material production regions while exiting less competitive exploration prospects. Bernard Looney, BP...

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          The Coca-Cola Company Announces Timing of Second Quarter Earnings Release and Investor Conference Call; Announces Plans for November Investor Day   

The Coca-Cola Company today announced it will release second quarter 2017 financial results on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, before the New York Stock Exchange opens. The release will be followed by an investor conference call at 9 a.m. EDT to discuss the results. The company also announced it will hold an Investor Day at its headquarters in Atlanta on Thursday, Nov.16, 2017. Presentations will be given by CEO James Quincey and other members of the company's senior leadership team. In-person...

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          Director of Finance   
OH-Columbus, Are you an accomplished Finance professional? Are you ready to become part of a world class team? Do you want to work for one of the most successful, dynamic and growing Hospitality companies in the world? Interested in working for a company that can provide you with professional growth? Our Client is looking for a Director of Finance for a large scale hotel in Columbus, Ohio. The right person for
          CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union's Home Run Reading Challenge Encourages Literacy, Financial Education with Cash Rewards   

CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union is encouraging youth to read and learn about responsible money management this summer. Through the Home Run Reading Challenge, youth will be able to earn money for reading books about personal finance. -   - CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union provides a list of personal finance-related books for children ages 3 to 12. Parents can then download a reading log, have their child complete it and return it to CommonWealth One by August 31, 2017. -   - Partici...

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          Taylor Wessing reports new financial performance details for 2016/17   
Taylor Wessing has released further details about its 2016/17 financials. Although the firm reported a 1.8% increase in UK revenue, the firm’s profit per equity partner (PEP) fell 6% from £512,000 to £481,000 in the UK. Global revenues rose 6% to £269.8m, while global PEP came in at £405,000.

Global net income was £99.8m, with UK profit accounting for £49.2m. UK managing partner Tim Eyles said the financial year began amid economic and political uncertainty, when clients in certain sectors reacted with increased caution. The second half of the year saw increased activity, helping to boost the firm’s financial results.

          Kennedys global turnover up 8% while debt increases to £20.3m   
Kennedys has reported its latest financial results, which show an 8 per cent increase in global turnover. For the 2016/17 year, global turnover rose from £138.8m to £149.9m. The firm credits much of the boost to its European region, which saw 118 per cent growth from £6.5m to £14.2m.

Meanwhile, the firm’s debt figure reached £20.3m, representing 13.5 per cent of total revenue. The debt increase was primarily a result of increased headcount and new office openings.

          Baker McKenzie makes up 80 partners globally; 5 in London   
Baker McKenzie has completed its latest round of partner promotions, in which the firm made up 80 new partners across its global offices.

The firm’s London office includes five new partners: employment lawyer Kim Sartin, corporate lawyer Susie Davies, international commerce and trade specialist Jennifer Revis, real estate lawyer Ben Farnell and financial services specialist Mark Simpson.

The firm made up the same number of women and men in London last year. Baker McKenzie’s Toronto office saw the most promotions this year, with seven new partners.

          Comentário sobre Câmara quer contratar mais um assessor para cada vereador e custo anual aumentará em R$ 1 milhão por Fabrizio de Oliverira Jr   
Sr. Presidente e demais legisladores. A grossos cálculos de matemática básica: R$1.000.000,00 por ano /12 meses = R$83.333,00 R$83.333,00 / 17 vereadores = R$4.901,00. Onde na atual situação de recessão financeira o Brasil passa; o Sr´s acham que seja correto??? Sejamos mais realista. Att. Fabrizio
          El CPFF aprueba los objetivos de déficit y deuda de las CCAA para el periodo 2018-2020   

Viernes, 30 de junio de 2017 - En España

El ministro de Hacienda y Función Pública, Cristóbal Montoro, que ha presidido junto a la vicepresidenta Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría la reunión del Consejo de Política Fiscal y Financiera (CPFF), ha presentado los objetivos de estabilidad presupuestaria y de deuda pública para el trienio 2018-2020. La senda aprobada para las Comunidades Autónomas correspondiente a este periodo es la...


          Small Business Payroll Challenges: Top 10 Things to Consider   

Running a successful business can be challenging. Fortunately, there are many payroll services that can help you with all of your financial needs. Here are the top 10 things to consider to help make your payroll as smooth a process as possible.

  1. Payroll Conditions

There are many conditions and requirements that come into play when working with successful payroll. It is also important to remember that you must include all salaries, bonuses, deductions, and other contributions to your payroll tax, such as the ones you would make to the employee’s superannuation fund. By working with a professional payroll service, you’ll be able to run your payroll system much more smoothly.

  1. Safety

By utilizing a third-party service, your employees will no longer have direct access to …


          Community Support Supervisor - March of Dimes Canada - Elliot Lake, ON   
Driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle required able to travel. Effectively manages and approves program resources, human and financial, to meet...
From Indeed - Thu, 25 May 2017 12:56:41 GMT - View all Elliot Lake, ON jobs
          Senior Security Network Analyst - BMO Financial Group - Toronto, ON   
Solid knowledge of Cisco, Nortel/Avaya network, Checkpoint/Juniper Firewall devices configurations including Cisco nexus series....
From BMO Financial Group - Fri, 23 Jun 2017 06:46:00 GMT - View all Toronto, ON jobs
          ESBPCS for VCL v6.9.1 - Delphi 10 Seattle/C++ Builder 10 Seattle   
ESBPCS for VCL is a collection of over 6000 routines/methods and over 235 classes/components in over 140 units for Delphi 7, 2005/Win32, 2006/Win32, 2007, 2009, 2010, XE, XE2, XE3, XE4, XE5, XE6, XE7, XE8, 10 Seattle, 10.1 Berlin, 10.2 Tokyo and C++ Builder 2006, 2007, 2009,2010, XE, XE2, XE3, XE4, XE5, XE6, XE7, XE8, 10 Seattle, 10.1 Berlin, 10.2 Tokyo which are aimed at making &quot;data entry and manipulation easier&quot; for Developers and their Customers. ESBPCS is also available in several subsets: ESBPCS-Calcs, ESBPCS-Dates, ESBPCS-Stats, ESBPCS-Lite as well as the Full version. All versions include source upon registration.Components included cover Integer Edits, Float Edits, Hex Edits, IP Address Edits, Percentage Edits, Date Edits, Time Edits, Date/Time Edits, Month Edits, Time Edits, Complex Edits, Fraction Edits, Currency Edits, Calculator Edits, Calendar Edits, Button Edits, Degree/Minute/Second Edits, Comboboxes, Month Comboboxes, Day of Week Comboboxes, Time Zone Comboboxes, Country Comboboxes, Duration Comboboxes, SpinEdits, Month SpinEdit, DOW SpinEdits, Duration SpinEdits, Currency SpinEdits, Vector Edits, Matrix Edits, Button Edits, Calculators (Scientific and Programmer's), Calendars, Statistical Analysis, Labels, URL Labels, Math Labels, CheckBoxes, RadioGroups, CheckGroups, Memos, RichEdits and much more. Routines included cover Mathematics, Probability, Statistics, Complex Numbers, Fractions, Physics, Geometry, Astronomy, Longitude/Latitude, Unit Conversions, Strings, File IO, Registry, Financials, Country Lists, Holidays, Time Zones, Dates and Times, and much more.Recently added: Jewish Holidays (Hanukkah, Yom Kippur, Rosh Hashanah), National Holidays Includes full source to all components and routines.
          ESBPCS for VCL v6.9.1 - Delphi 10.1 Berlin   
ESBPCS for VCL is a collection of over 6000 routines/methods and over 235 classes/components in over 140 units for Delphi 7, 2005/Win32, 2006/Win32, 2007, 2009, 2010, XE, XE2, XE3, XE4, XE5, XE6, XE7, XE8, 10 Seattle, 10.1 Berlin, 10.2 Tokyo and C++ Builder 2006, 2007, 2009,2010, XE, XE2, XE3, XE4, XE5, XE6, XE7, XE8, 10 Seattle, 10.1 Berlin, 10.2 Tokyo which are aimed at making &quot;data entry and manipulation easier&quot; for Developers and their Customers. ESBPCS is also available in several subsets: ESBPCS-Calcs, ESBPCS-Dates, ESBPCS-Stats, ESBPCS-Lite as well as the Full version. All versions include source upon registration.Components included cover Integer Edits, Float Edits, Hex Edits, IP Address Edits, Percentage Edits, Date Edits, Time Edits, Date/Time Edits, Month Edits, Time Edits, Complex Edits, Fraction Edits, Currency Edits, Calculator Edits, Calendar Edits, Button Edits, Degree/Minute/Second Edits, Comboboxes, Month Comboboxes, Day of Week Comboboxes, Time Zone Comboboxes, Country Comboboxes, Duration Comboboxes, SpinEdits, Month SpinEdit, DOW SpinEdits, Duration SpinEdits, Currency SpinEdits, Vector Edits, Matrix Edits, Button Edits, Calculators (Scientific and Programmer's), Calendars, Statistical Analysis, Labels, URL Labels, Math Labels, CheckBoxes, RadioGroups, CheckGroups, Memos, RichEdits and much more. Routines included cover Mathematics, Probability, Statistics, Complex Numbers, Fractions, Physics, Geometry, Astronomy, Longitude/Latitude, Unit Conversions, Strings, File IO, Registry, Financials, Country Lists, Holidays, Time Zones, Dates and Times, and much more.Recently added: Jewish Holidays (Hanukkah, Yom Kippur, Rosh Hashanah), National Holidays Includes full source to all components and routines.
          ESBPCS for VCL v6.9.1 - Delphi 10.2 Tokyo   
ESBPCS for VCL is a collection of over 6000 routines/methods and over 235 classes/components in over 140 units for Delphi 7, 2005/Win32, 2006/Win32, 2007, 2009, 2010, XE, XE2, XE3, XE4, XE5, XE6, XE7, XE8, 10 Seattle, 10.1 Berlin, 10.2 Tokyo and C++ Builder 2006, 2007, 2009,2010, XE, XE2, XE3, XE4, XE5, XE6, XE7, XE8, 10 Seattle, 10.1 Berlin, 10.2 Tokyo which are aimed at making &quot;data entry and manipulation easier&quot; for Developers and their Customers. ESBPCS is also available in several subsets: ESBPCS-Calcs, ESBPCS-Dates, ESBPCS-Stats, ESBPCS-Lite as well as the Full version. All versions include source upon registration.Components included cover Integer Edits, Float Edits, Hex Edits, IP Address Edits, Percentage Edits, Date Edits, Time Edits, Date/Time Edits, Month Edits, Time Edits, Complex Edits, Fraction Edits, Currency Edits, Calculator Edits, Calendar Edits, Button Edits, Degree/Minute/Second Edits, Comboboxes, Month Comboboxes, Day of Week Comboboxes, Time Zone Comboboxes, Country Comboboxes, Duration Comboboxes, SpinEdits, Month SpinEdit, DOW SpinEdits, Duration SpinEdits, Currency SpinEdits, Vector Edits, Matrix Edits, Button Edits, Calculators (Scientific and Programmer's), Calendars, Statistical Analysis, Labels, URL Labels, Math Labels, CheckBoxes, RadioGroups, CheckGroups, Memos, RichEdits and much more. Routines included cover Mathematics, Probability, Statistics, Complex Numbers, Fractions, Physics, Geometry, Astronomy, Longitude/Latitude, Unit Conversions, Strings, File IO, Registry, Financials, Country Lists, Holidays, Time Zones, Dates and Times, and much more.Recently added: Jewish Holidays (Hanukkah, Yom Kippur, Rosh Hashanah), National Holidays Includes full source to all components and routines.
          ESBPCS for VCL v6.9.1   
ESBPCS for VCL is a collection of over 6000 routines/methods and over 235 classes/components in over 140 units for Delphi 7, 2005/Win32, 2006/Win32, 2007, 2009, 2010, XE, XE2, XE3, XE4, XE5, XE6, XE7, XE8, 10 Seattle, 10.1 Berlin, 10.2 Tokyo and C++ Builder 2006, 2007, 2009,2010, XE, XE2, XE3, XE4, XE5, XE6, XE7, XE8, 10 Seattle, 10.1 Berlin, 10.2 Tokyo which are aimed at making &quot;data entry and manipulation easier&quot; for Developers and their Customers. ESBPCS is also available in several subsets: ESBPCS-Calcs, ESBPCS-Dates, ESBPCS-Stats, ESBPCS-Lite as well as the Full version. All versions include source upon registration.Components included cover Integer Edits, Float Edits, Hex Edits, IP Address Edits, Percentage Edits, Date Edits, Time Edits, Date/Time Edits, Month Edits, Time Edits, Complex Edits, Fraction Edits, Currency Edits, Calculator Edits, Calendar Edits, Button Edits, Degree/Minute/Second Edits, Comboboxes, Month Comboboxes, Day of Week Comboboxes, Time Zone Comboboxes, Country Comboboxes, Duration Comboboxes, SpinEdits, Month SpinEdit, DOW SpinEdits, Duration SpinEdits, Currency SpinEdits, Vector Edits, Matrix Edits, Button Edits, Calculators (Scientific and Programmer's), Calendars, Statistical Analysis, Labels, URL Labels, Math Labels, CheckBoxes, RadioGroups, CheckGroups, Memos, RichEdits and much more. Routines included cover Mathematics, Probability, Statistics, Complex Numbers, Fractions, Physics, Geometry, Astronomy, Longitude/Latitude, Unit Conversions, Strings, File IO, Registry, Financials, Country Lists, Holidays, Time Zones, Dates and Times, and much more.Recently added: Jewish Holidays (Hanukkah, Yom Kippur, Rosh Hashanah), National Holidays Includes full source to all components and routines.
          NEA teachers' union nixes longtime gadfly's bid to cover convention   
NEA teachers' union nixes longtime gadfly's bid to cover convention:

NEA teachers' union nixes longtime gadfly's bid to cover convention



When the USA’s largest teachers’ union gathers in Boston this weekend for its annual business meeting, a longtime journalist and gadfly who has dutifully covered the gathering for nearly two decades won’t be there.
Mike Antonucci, a Sacramento-based freelancer and consultant whose Education Intelligence Agency newsletter has made him perhaps the best-sourced reporter covering the National Education Association (NEA), said this week that his request for media credentials had been denied — apparently because he has also, for several months, been a columnist for a news outlet that is sharply critical of unions.
It’s the first time since 1998 that Antonucci won’t cover NEA’s Representative Assembly (RA).
“All these years they’ve considered me a reporter, but now apparently they’ve decided I’m not,” he said in an interview.
Antonucci, 58, has long made his living writing and consulting about labor issues. His Education Intelligence Agency is a private, for-profit, "one-man contract research firm" focused on the inner workings of teachers’ unions. It also publishes periodic reports on public school finances and education labor.
But for the past 11 months, Antonucci has also written a column for the online education news outlet The74, a non-profit site co-founded by former CNN anchor Campbell Brown, whose advocacy group, the Partnership for Educational Justice, is closely aligned with the K-12 education reform movement.
That apparently stuck in the craw of union leaders, despite the fact that Antonucci for decades has openly criticized the union. NEA spokeswoman Staci Maiers said The74"does not meet journalistic standards as a credible news outlet, so we were unable to issue a media credential."
Reformers, including Campbell herself, have frequently clashed with unions over labor NEA teachers' union nixes longtime gadfly's bid to cover convention:


          Where Should Foundations Put Their Money? - The Atlantic   
Where Should Foundations Put Their Money? - The Atlantic:

Charitable Giving Is Only a Small Part of What Foundations Do With Their Money
Most of their capital doesn’t wind up in grants, but in investments. Is the latter the key to maximum impact?


Foundations make up a big part—about a sixth—of all the charitable giving that happens in the U.S. But some would argue that their biggest impact comes not from the money they give away, but from the far larger pile of assets they hold.
Most of the attention foundations receive is for the grants they make. U.S. law requires most foundations to pay out at least five percent of their net assets to charitable causes every year. That often leaves 95 percent of their holdings: a collection of assets that attracts much less attention. In 2012, a little over $300 billion was given away in total in the U.S.—that’s everything from foundation grants to money people gave at church. That year, foundations reported more than $700 billion in assets.
Typically, that heap of assets is managed like any other, to maximize its financial value. One set of people in a foundation would manage it, and another set would manage the grant-funded programs the foundation oversees. But a growing number of foundations are exploring impact investing with their portfolios—seeking not just financial returns, but social benefits.
Few foundations have gone further in this direction than the F.B. Heron Foundation, which aims to alleviate poverty and is based in New York. A few years ago, Heron announced that it was going to stop thinking of its capital in two parts—assets and programs. Instead, wrote Clara Miller, Heron’s president, “Our fundamental question for deployment of all capital will be, ‘What is the highest and best use of this asset for furthering our mission?’ Financial returns to our own portfolio will be a necessary part of answering that question, but so will returns toWhere Should Foundations Put Their Money? - The Atlantic: 



          In The Land Of Bill Gates, A Standoff Over Money For Schools | GOOD Education   
In The Land Of Bill Gates, A Standoff Over Money For Schools | GOOD Education:

In The Land Of Bill Gates, A Standoff Over Money For Schools
Not one of Washington State’s 13 resident billionaires pays a dime in income tax.



ZACHARY WARREN SPENDS A LOT OF HIS TIME THINKING ABOUT CHAIRS. Desk chairs, to be more specific. Though there’s a range of chair sizes in the classroom where he’s taught for years in the Seattle Public School system, he says, “They don’t fit the kids. The desks don’t fit the kids.”
The problem, Warren believes, is that public education in his state isn’t fully-funded. Which means equipment doesn’t always work. Or adequate supplies simply aren’t available. So teachers like him — who already struggle to make it on salaries that are well below what it takes to live in the blazing Seattle housing market — must dig into their own pockets to pay for them. And when it comes to desk chairs, well, they aren’t exactly available for a couple bucks at the corner store.
Teachers being asked to foot the bill isn’t a pattern that’s limited to Washington; it’s a nationwide problem, due in large part to the fact that teachers, who are evaluated on student success, can’t do their jobs without basic supplies. But it’s surprising that in a prosperous state with a booming economy — home to two of the world’s biggest corporations, Amazon and Microsoft — schools can’t seem to put the coins together to pay for pencils and paste.
It’s a familiar conundrum for the Washington State legislature. Colloquially referred to as the WaLeg, the state government entered its second special session this month, an extension to the 2017 legislative period. Though the word “special” is right in the name, there’s nothing unique or surprising about the fact that lawmakers are staying in Olympia, the capitol, for an extra 30 days. It happens almost every year.
Despite the state’s reputation as a liberal haven, the WaLeg is split nearly dead in half down the aisle (the Senate has 24 Democrats and 25 Republicans, while the House has 50 Democrats and 48 Republicans). It’s a division that has led to some unusual funding shortfalls in one of the nation’s wealthiest states: Not a single one In The Land Of Bill Gates, A Standoff Over Money For Schools | GOOD Education:



          CT Voices for Children is absolutely right about CT budget situation - Wait What?   
CT Voices for Children is absolutely right about CT budget situation - Wait What?:

CT Voices for Children is absolutely right about CT budget situation

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Statement from CT Voices June 30, 2017;
Connecticut Voices for Children strongly believes that a fiscally responsible and stable state budget is the cornerstone for equitable economic growth. The only way to build a strong foundation for long-term inclusive economic prosperity is having a state government with solid finances that is willing and able to support long-term strategies for economic growth and equitable opportunity.
Connecticut’s current fiscal crisis is the result of years of short-term budget thinking and a failure to address our state’s economic challenges. During the past few months, Connecticut policymakers have struggled with the daunting task of closing a budget gap not of their own making. After years of short-term fixes, they are now confronted with a harsh fiscal reality with no easy solutions.
As the Governor and the Legislature go back to the drawing board this special session, we urge them to ground their work in an understanding of the economic, demographic, and political changes which have created today’s ever-growing challenge.
The state budget is the clearest statement of Connecticut’s policy priorities. Working from our strengths, and with the courage to address our weaknesses, we can build a more inclusive economy that enables all families to thrive, provides quality education for all children from cradle to career, and provides the support services necessary to ensure that no child is left behind.
To achieve these priorities, the Governor and General Assembly must seek a balanced approach that combines smart, strategic spending in key budget priorities with tax reforms that assure fairness, stability, predictability, and adequacy. Connecticut needs a stable, responsible budget, with real structural reforms, rejecting the crisis-driven, short-term approach that has marked state fiscal policy for years. Legislators should create a stable revenue stream by modernizing Connecticut’s tax structure to reflect its changing economy, which is increasingly built on services rather than goods. This will require combining bold revenue reforms with a strategic rethinking of budget priorities that include a renewed willingness for forward-looking investments in education, workforce development, and health.
We understand that this shift will not be easy; Connecticut’s fiscal woes are deep, and fixing them will require making many hard decisions. Connecticut Voices for Children believes, however, that working together we can reach a balanced budget that ensures that our state is an attractive place to find a job, start a business, and raise a family. It is time for everyone that cares about the future of our state to set our differences aside and work towards this common goal.CT Voices for Children is absolutely right about CT budget situation - Wait What?:

           Student Data Deletion Day - Wouldn't That Be Great + Legislature to Pass Budget Today - Seattle Schools Community Forum   
Seattle Schools Community Forum: Student Data Deletion Day - Wouldn't That Be Great:

Student Data Deletion Day - Wouldn't That Be Great

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From Education Week:

Bradley Shear is a lawyer who focuses on digital privacy and social media. 
He's also the father of two elementary-aged children who attend the public schools in Maryland's Montgomery County. 

A little over a year ago, Shear says, the focus of his professional life became an intensely personal concern, as well.

"I got a phone call from my son's teacher, who said he had performed an internet search for inappropriate content on a school-issued Chromebook," Shear said in an interview. "It got me thinking about all the data being collected about kids, and whether it will ever be deleted.
From Shear's blog, Shear on Social Media Law:

Every time our kids may be admonished for talking out of turn or texting in class they may receive a permanent demerit in Class Dojo.  In the near future, classrooms may be filled with cameras and other tracking technologies that also analyze our kids every interaction with their teachers and class mates. This is not some type of crazy prediction; in China, this Orwellian future is already a reality.

Multiple companies in the educational technology space have intentionally misled students, parents, teachers, administrators, and lawmakers about how they are using the personal data they are collecting about our kids in school. For example, Google was caught intentionally scanning student emails for advertising and other troubling purposes despite prior promises it was not.  ConnectEDU tried to sell personal student data for profit when it went bankrupt despite promising not to do so.* Edmodo, another educational technology company, was recently caught surreptitiously tracking students online to monetize their web surfing habits despite promises to the contrary.

As a parent and privacy advocate, I have come to the realization that more 
Seattle Schools Community Forum: Student Data Deletion Day - Wouldn't That Be Great:





Legislature to Pass Budget Today

 I was actually going to give you all kinds of links and updates but here's all you really need to know - the Dems caved, schools will not be fully-funded and property-rich areas will pay for most of the increases. 


Schools will get $7.3B more over the next four years.  This is not enough and is likely to not pass judicial muster for fully funding schools.  After this budget is passed, the Supreme Court will review the part that addresses McCleary and allow the plaintiffs to give their thoughts.  Any ruling on this issue would probably come at the end of the summer.

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Last year, McCleary plaintiffs said $5.6 billion needed just for next school year. $7.3b over 4 years won't cut it 

- Property taxes will go up in Seattle/King County - by a lot. 
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Joe O'Sullivan
Rough numbers, Seattle will see $440/yr increase in property taxes for average house, Ranker says
-There will be a cap on the per dollar amount that local levies can ask for.

From Representative Zack Hutchins:
Initiative 1351
Staffing enrichments provided in the prototypical funding formula under Initiative 1351 are recodified in a different chapter of the RCWs. If additional staffing units are funded in future operating budgets, those units will then become a part of basic education.

Accountability
By 2019-20, school districts must provide separate accounting of state and local revenues and expenditures data. The State Auditor must conduct regular financial audits to ensure districts are using local revenues in compliance with this act. 

Categorical programs
·         Career and Technical Education and Skills Center Programs’ class sizes reduced
·         Highly Capable Program allocation increased from 2.314 to 5 percent of a district’s enrollment
·         Additional Learning Assistance Program allocation for high poverty schools
·         Special Education allocation increased from 12.7 to 13.5 percent of a district’s enrollment
·         Increased Transitional Bilingual Program instruction in middle and high schools by two hours

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Joe O'Sullivan
Another tax change in deal: B&O tax rate for all manufacturing comes down to Boeing's preferential rate, Ranker says. 

Because much of the McCleary plan doesn't kick in for some time, Billig said lawmakers can tweak things if problems w/ plan.

On the public not being able to weigh in or even see the real actual budget in a timely manner:

Melissa Santos
 Lawmakers June Robinson and Dan Kristiansen are telling me public has had time to vet much of budget through past proposals

Tim Eyman
Mega-victories on the final budget deal - what's NOT in it is our biggest success
No income tax. No new capital gains tax.  No new carbon tax.  No increases in business taxes. 
Legislature to Pass Budget Today

          HNA Group comienza su primer año como patrocinador principal del HNA Open de France   

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          New school board member Kelly Gonez isn't as pro-charter as many donors to her campaign - LA Times   
New school board member Kelly Gonez isn't as pro-charter as many donors to her campaign - LA Times:

New school board member Kelly Gonez isn't as pro-charter as many donors to her campaign


 Incoming Los Angeles school board member Kelly Gonez at times sounds little like someone charter-school backers would spend millions to help elect, which they did.

In a recent interview with The Times, she said charters in general would be better places if their employees belonged to unions. (Most don’t.) And she said she’d like to see limits on the growth of charters — publicly funded but privately operated campuses that typically are set up as nonprofits in L.A. Unified. (That position, when expressed by board member Steve Zimmer, prompted a successful pro-charter effort to defeat him.)
With the May election of Gonez and Nick Melvoin, charter backers for the first time can claim a majority on the seven-member Board of Education. Here is a look at where she says she stands.

The top of Gonez’s to-do list

  • Making sure LAUSD graduates are ready for college-level work
  • Creating more welcoming, supportive campuses, with better access to counselors
  • Supporting teachers by involving them in training and leadership opportunities
  • Making sure community members have meaningful input
  • Bringing different factions together for the sake of students

The district and charter growth

“For me, charters shouldn’t be authorized unless they are actually needed,” in neighborhoods where district-run schools have struggled and where there are not sufficient alternatives, including other charters or district programs, Gonez said.
Unrestrained charter growth, she said, would be a threat to the financial health of the district by pulling away enrollment. But rather than making charters a “villain,” the district must attract families by helping traditional schools become “outstanding across the board,” she said — and by offering options parents want, such as magnet schools and dual immersion, where students receive instruction in a foreign language to become bilingual.
“Parent demand is definitely for more and different school models,” said Gonez, who taught this past school year at a charter that shares space with a traditional school.
She said she supports strong district oversight of charter campuses to ensure they are New school board member Kelly Gonez isn't as pro-charter as many donors to her campaign - LA Times:
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          NewRiver gains full control over 4 shopping centres   

Further to the Company's Proposed Capital Raising announcement released on 15 June 2017, NewRiver is pleased to announce that it has now exchanged conditional contracts to acquire the remaining 50% share in its BRAVO Joint Ventures from subsidiaries of BRAVO II for a cash consideration of £59.4 million. The transaction allows NewRiver to gain control over 4 convenience-led shopping centre assets in Belfast,Glasgow,Hastings and Middlesbrough with a total gross asset value of £240 million, representing a topped up net initial yield of 7.3%.

The BRAVO Joint Ventures generated net rental income of approximately £16.5 million for the financial year-ended 31 December 2016 and had net assets of approximately £120.8 million (of which the Group's share was approximately £60.4 million) as at 31 December 2016. They have indebtedness of approximately £120 million outstanding which the Company intends to remain in place and bring onto its own balance sheet following completion of the acquisition.

The acquisition is conditional on obtaining funding which the Company intends to be satisfied by means of £59.4 million of the net proceeds of the capital raising announced on 15 June 2017 and the obtaining of the consent of the BRAVO Joint Ventures' secured lenders to the acquisition to the extent required, in each case, being satisfied by no later than 31 July 2017.

Key transaction terms

·      Prior to the acquisition, the Company owned 50% of the units in the BRAVO Joint Ventures, being the NewRiver Retail Property Unit Trust No.2, the NewRiver Retail Property Unit Trust No.5, the NewRiver Retail Property Unit Trust No.6 and the NewRiver Retail Property Unit Trust No.7.

·      The Joint Ventures hold shopping centre assets in Belfast, Glasgow, Hastings and Middlesbrough which were acquired off-market in 2013 and 2014.

·      The Company has exchanged contracts in an off-market transaction to acquire the remaining 50% of the units in the BRAVO Joint Ventures for total consideration of £59.4 million.

·      The assets acquired in the transaction have a gross asset value of £240 million representing a net initial yield of 7.3%.

·      The transaction is structured as the acquisition of the remaining 50% of the units of the joint venture vehicles, and will involve transferring £121.2 million of gross debt onto the Company's consolidated balance sheet.

Overview of assets

 The Abbey Centre, Newtownabbey, Belfast (NewRiver Retail Property Unit Trust No.6)

·      320,000 sq ft shopping centre located 6 miles north of Belfast providing a convenient alternative to city centre shopping.  The centre has 3 anchor stores; a 44,000 sq ft Next flagship store completed in December 2016, a 35,000 sq ft Dunnes flagship store handed over to Dunnes in June 2017 and a 17,000 sq ft Primark store. The occupier line-up also includes a 15,000 sq ft New Look unit opened on 8 June 2017 and a Nandos unit opened on 20 April 2017 as part of the ongoing re-development of the food court area.

The Avenue Shopping Centre, Newton Mearns, Glasgow (NewRiver Retail Property Unit Trust No.7)

·      202,000 sq ft shopping centre located in an affluent suburb of Glasgow anchored by a 102,000 sq ft Asda foodstore with an occupier line-up featuring M&S Simply Food and Boots.

Priory Meadow Shopping Centre, Hastings (NewRiver Retail Property Unit Trust No.5)

·      290,000 sq ft shopping centre located in the heart of Hastings, in close proximity to Hastings train station and featuring a 1,000 space car park anchored by a 43,000 sq ft Marks & Spencer store with an occupier line-up including Poundland, Boots and H&M. 

Hillstreet Shopping Centre, Middlesbrough (NewRiver Retail Property Unit Trust No.2)

·      240,000 sq ft shopping centre located in the heart of Middlesbrough anchored by a 62,000 sq ft Primark store with an occupier line-up including Argos, Sports Direct and Poundworld. The Tees Valley devolution deal and the direct London trains due by 2020 has given the Council and the region new impetus and the Company has been working in partnership with them on a number of schemes, including a new passenger transport interchange, leisure, hotel, restaurants, a college and digital media innovation centre located adjacent to Hillstreet Shopping Centre.

source: www.nrr.co.uk

 


          Snippet of economic data on ISIS June 2017   
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New analysis from IHS Markit’s Conflict Monitor shows that while at the height of its powers Isis controlled 90,800 square kilometres (56,421 square miles) of territory, thanks to aggressive US-backed ground and air campaigns across both Syria and Iraq the organisation’s territory has shrunk by 60 per cent to an estimated 36,200 km² (23,000 m²).
Territorial losses have added to financial woes: while in the second quarter of 2015 Isis’ average monthly revenue was estimated to be $81m (£63m), by the same period in 2017 it had fallen to $16m (£12m) – a reduction of 80 per cent.
While Isis has always relied heavily on excessive taxation, fines and often outright stealing from populations under its control – never a reliable source of income – its oil revenue is also down 88 per cent, IHS Markit said.....
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/isis-mosul-defeat-latest-iraq-caliphate-al-nuri-mosque-extinction-survival-islamic-extremists-a7814866.html

          Warren Buffett's bet on Bank of America positions him to land a $12-billion profit   

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said Friday that it will amass a 700-million-share stake in Bank of America, making Buffett the largest shareholder in two of the nation's largest banks — and showing that a years-ago bet on a struggling financial firm is paying off to the tune of $12 billion.

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          CIB - Finance LEC - Intern - JP Morgan Chase - Lomas de Chapultepec, D. F.   
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          3 Financial Planning Tips to Make Sure Your Startup Survives   
Too many entrepreneurs focus on their idea and not their finances.
          2003-08 Isuzu Ascender   
Though Ascenders match most rivals for pace and space, Isuzu's longer warranty doesn't fully compensate for a spotty dealer network. Additionally, Isuzu's financial woes put the company's future in do...
          قرض الأعمال - التقدم بطلب للحصول على قروض شخصية سريعة   
هل تحتاج إلى قرض عاجل للأعمال أو لدفع فواتير بنسبة 3٪ الفائدة؟ ونحن نقدم أن القرض الشخصي، وقروض الملكية، وقرض الأعمال وغيرها من الأفراد المحتملين والشركات والوكالات والمنظمات المتعاونة. بغض النظر عن درجة الائتمان الخاصة بك تتراوح بين 5،000 دولار إلى 20،000،000 $ مدة من 1 إلى 30 سنة السماح تصل إلى 12 ساعة بعد التقدم بطلب للحصول على قرض ليتم الاتصال به أي طرف مهتم يجب الاتصال بالمعلومات أدناه. مراسلتنا عبر البريد الإلكتروني: barclayfinancialgroupfirm@gmail.com تيل: +919108362494
          عرض قرض حقيقي قدم الآن   
نحن نقدم القروض كجزء من حزمة الرعاية الاجتماعية التي تقدم قرض عائم تتراوح بين $ 5000-أوسد إلى $ 20،000،000.00-أوسد بسعر فائدة 3٪ دون أي ضمانات الضمان، وهذا هو لمساعدة الأفراد والشركات تصل إلى المالية الأهداف. * القرض الشخصي (غير مضمون) * قرض الأعمال (غير مضمون) * قرض توحيد الديون * تحسين منزلك مراسلتنا عبر البريد الإلكتروني: barclayfinancialgroupfirm@gmail.com تيل: +919108362494
          عرض قرض سريع وسريع 3٪ سعر الفائدة تطبيق الآن   
هل تحتاج إلى قرض سريع أو طويل الأجل؟ نحن نقدم قرض الأعمال، قرض شخصي، قرض المنزل، قرض السيارات، قرض الطالب، قرض توحيد الديون e.tc. بغض النظر عن درجة الائتمان الخاصة بك. ونحن مضمون في إعطاء الخدمات المالية لعملائنا العديد من جميع أنحاء العالم. مع حزم الإقراض المرنة لدينا، يمكن معالجة القروض ونقلها إلى المقترض في أقصر وقت ممكن، اتصل بأخصائينا للحصول على المشورة والتخطيط المالي. إذا كنت بحاجة إلى قرض سريع الاتصال بنا عبر: مراسلتنا عبر البريد الإلكتروني: barclayfinancialgroupfirm@gmail.com تيل: ...
          القرض الشخصي المضمون في 3٪ معدل الفائدة تنطبق الآن   
نحن نقدم القروض الشخصية الائتمان، يمكنك الحصول على قرض فوري / المال لمجموعة واسعة من الاحتياجات الشخصية الخاصة بك مثل تجديد منزلك، والزواج في الأسرة، عطلة عائلية، تعليم طفلك، وشراء منزل، والنفقات الطبية أو أي حالات الطوارئ الأخرى . مع الحد الأدنى من الوثائق، يمكنك الآن الحصول على قرض شخصي بأسعار فائدة جذابة 3٪. هذا هو الثقة والقروض الصادقة التي لن نأسف، الاتصال بنا عبر البريد الإلكتروني: barclayfinancialgroupfirm@gmail.com تيل: +919108362494
          عرض القرض الشخصي، تطبق هنا في 3٪ سعر الفائدة تنطبق الآن   
هل تحتاج إلى قرض بنسبة 3٪ لدفع الفواتير الخاصة بك أو بدء الأعمال التجارية بنفسك؟ إذا كانت الإجابة بنعم، فاتصل بنا مع هذه التفاصيل التالية ... barclayfinancialgroupfirm@gmail.com تيل: +919108362494 1) الاسم الكامل: 2) الجنس: 3) مبلغ القرض المطلوب:. 4) مدة القرض: 5) البلد: 6) عنوان المنزل: 7) رقم الجوال: الدخل الشهري: 9) المهنة: 10) أين أنت هنا عنا. مراسلتنا عبر البريد الإلكتروني: barclayfinancialgroupfirm@gmail.com تيل: +919108362494 تحياتي الحارة،
          قرض الأعمال - التقدم بطلب للحصول على قروض شخصية سريعة   
هل تحتاج إلى قرض عاجل للأعمال أو لدفع فواتير بنسبة 3٪ الفائدة؟ ونحن نقدم أن القرض الشخصي، وقروض الملكية، وقرض الأعمال وغيرها من الأفراد المحتملين والشركات والوكالات والمنظمات المتعاونة. بغض النظر عن درجة الائتمان الخاصة بك تتراوح بين 5،000 دولار إلى 20،000،000 $ مدة من 1 إلى 30 سنة السماح تصل إلى 12 ساعة بعد التقدم بطلب للحصول على قرض ليتم الاتصال به أي طرف مهتم يجب الاتصال بالمعلومات أدناه. مراسلتنا عبر البريد الإلكتروني: barclayfinancialgroupfirm@gmail.com تيل: +919108362494
          Supply Chain Manager   
GA-Thomasville, TECT Power has a wonderful opportunity for a Supply Chain Manager located in Thomasville, GA. SUMMARY Creates measurable improvements in the financial performance and customer satisfaction of multiple manufacturing sites. Provides leadership to or participates in cross-functional processes for: the definition of customer and financial requirements; supplier selection; formation of agreements; cont
          Supply Chain Manager   
GA-Thomasville, SUMMARY Creates measurable improvements in the financial performance and customer satisfaction of multiple manufacturing sites. Provides leadership to or participates in cross-functional processes for: the definition of customer and financial requirements; supplier selection; formation of agreements; contract administration; and continuous improvement. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include
          Legacy Projects, Technical Debt and NDepend   

Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/mrsteve/archive/2017/06/29/legacy-projects-technical-debt-ndepend.aspx

Unless every project you've worked on has been green field and / or built with no time pressure, you'll have found yourself working on a legacy project at some point. Unwieldy methods, mystery sections of code, ancient technologies, wholesale duplication... it's not much fun, but it's a large percentage of the code that's out there.

Projects to replace or rewrite these systems are commonplace, but where do you begin? What if you want to make a case to the business that such a system needs to be replaced? Technical debt can be a useful metaphor to make that case, but while it's easy to explain in the abstract, it's difficult to come up with anything concrete to justify the expense of an update to someone with an eye on their bottom line.

Thankfully, the folks at NDepend have now built technical debt computation on top of their code analysis tools, giving you a much easier way to have these sorts of discussions. This is doubly powerful - as well as putting a concrete cost on choosing not to refactor, the data it presents has the authority of having been produced by a tool. Tools don't try to get nice, tidy-up projects for academic reasons - they impartially detect problems in code. Someone (I think Erik Deitrich, but I can't find the blog) recently pointed out the advantages of an automated critique of this sort - there's no politics or personal opinions involved, and that automatically means everyone takes it more seriously.

A Real-World Example

I'm currently working with a legacy project, so when I heard about NDepend's new technical debt capabilities, I was eager to fire it up and see what it said. With all the default settings, it said this!

InitialReport

The main takeaways are:

  • Based on the number of lines of code, the project took an estimated 2,536 days of development
  • The code had 19,486 issues (!) of various severity - 2,736 were Major issues or worse
  • Based on the number and types of issues, the project's technical debt will take 944 development days to fix; i.e. we are currently 944 days in the hole if we are going to sort this out completely. That's approximately 3.5 developers for a year!
  • The debt cost was 37.23% (944 technical debt days / 2,536 development days); i.e. 37.23% of the total cost of developing the software now exists as technical debt. Sad face.
  • As it was a legacy project, it predictably had no automated tests, which would have enabled NDepend to more precisely calculate the total annual interest incurred by the debt. Double sad face. You can still see NDepend's total interest calculation in the Debt and Issues explorer, though (see below) - it was 481 development days; i.e. an additional 481 days of development time needed every year the issues in the code base go unfixed - that's about 2 whole developers!

These numbers make a powerful financial argument for refactoring and cleaning up the code. Which is exactly what we're doing :)

But there's more - Debt and Issues

As usual with NDepend, you can explore the issues it finds in great detail. Selecting from the Explore debt menu:

DebtExplorer

...you can check out Debt and Issues on a rule-by-rule basis:

DebtAndIssuesPerRule

The main offenders here are the aforementioned unwieldy methods and direct use of data access code in the UI layer. You see the debt and annual interest here on a per-rule basis, with the annual interest sum in the bottom row.

You can click into a particular rule to see more details, as well as the query used to calculate the debt and interest. For the 'Methods too complex' rule, that looks like this:

MethodsTooComplexRule

Debt is calculated directly from the Cyclomatic Complexity measurement - the number of paths through the method. Interest is calculated as 10 minutes per year if the method is 100% covered by tests, and 2 hours per year otherwise. Again as usual with NDepend, if you think these numbers don't sound quite right, or you'd like a method's complexity to be taken into account when calculating its annual interest, you can tweak the query yourself until you're happy with it - it's just C# Linq in Visual Studio!

Queries, Rules and Issues

The dashboard indicated violation of 8 critical rules - clicking that opens the Queries and Rules Explorer:

RulesExplorer

Our 8 violated rules are listed in the right-hand pane - again, mainly down to unwieldy methods. Clicking into each rule presents the list of offenders with direct access to the code.

Summing Up

Static analysis has always been a very useful tool, but linking it to technical debt is one of those simple, brilliant ideas - bringing issues into the real world, especially for non-technical stakeholders. Compare explaining that the methods in a code base are too big and complex - some with Cyclomatic Complexities in 100s! - verses explaining that the methods in a code base cost 2.5 months of development time every year. The latter is much more visceral. The former sounds academic - the latter sounds expensive. It's indispensable data when talking about legacy systems.


          Video Editing PC Build - Ryzen 8-Core Processor   

Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/MikeParks/archive/2017/05/05/244544.aspx

Hello everyone! It's an exciting day. The first shipment of parts has arrived for the new AMD Ryzen 7 1700X Processor Video Editing PC Build! 

This fresh new shiny piece of technology grabbed my attention as soon as it was originally released on 03/02/2017. It's worth checking out if you're considering upgrading. The 1700X clocks @ 3.4GHz with 8 Cores and currently delivers a 14717 benchmark score for $365.37! 

If you're interested in seeing how this stacks up to the competitors, check out PassMark's New Desktop CPU benchmarks this month. I've always been a huge fan of Intel, but it makes my bank account sad planning an entire PC Build around the Intel Core i7-6950X or Intel Core i7-6900K. If you take a close look at the chart below, you can see me in the red. This is an accurate representation of my thought process when choosing between these Intel and AMD processors.


Looks outstanding, right? I'm anxiously awaiting the rest of the parts which will arrive within the next couple days. I picked out each one of these for my needs and budget strictly for Video Editing and a little bit of Gaming. I'm currently operating on a Surface Pro 3 which is amazing for everything but those two hobbies! If you're thinking about doing a build similar to this but concerned about the price, trimming down the SSD and RAM could help with the finances. Be decisive. If you're not careful, you may end up spending a week researching a single component. In a world full of constant innovation, it's always a good time for an upgrade!

I'm going to throw together a quick build guide with performance results soon for anyone interested. We'll see how well it functions! Hope this helps someone consider a Ryzen upgrade! Big shoutout to Amazon for mastering the logistics of fast shipping! Good luck!

Here's the build:


ComponentSelectionPrice
CPU + MotherboardAMD YD170XBCAEWOF Ryzen 7 1700X Processor & ASUS PRIME X370-PRO Motherboard Bundle$515.39
CPU CoolerNoctua NH-D15 SE-AM4 Premium-Grade 140mm Dual Tower CPU Cooler for AMD AM4$89.90
MemoryG.SKILL Ripjaws V Series 32GB (2 x 16GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM 2133 (PC4 17000) Z170/X99 Desktop Memory F4-2133C15D-32GVR$237.00
StorageSamsung 850 EVO 1TB 2.5-Inch SATA III Internal SSD (MZ-75E1T0B/AM)$349.99
Video CardMSI VGA Graphic Cards RX 580 GAMING X 8G$279.99
CaseNZXT H440 Mid TowerComputer Case, Matt Black/Red /w Window (CA-H442W-M1)$114.99
Power SupplyEVGA SuperNOVA 750 G2, 80+ GOLD 750W, Fully Modular, EVGA ECO Mode, 10 Year Warranty, Includes FREE Power On Self Tester Power Supply 220-G2-0750-XR$99.99


Total$1,687.25 



          Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings   

$5,320,000. )--Solitario Exploration & Royalty Corp. and Zazu Metals Corporation are pleased to... )--The Wonderfund, a newly launched charity serving children supported by the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families, is announcing today it has named Erin Murphy R... )--Deutsche Bank continues to bolster its Americas Corporate Finance franchise and today announced its 12th Managing Director hire in 2017 with the addition of William White... )--Further to its news releases dated May 31, 2017 and June 12, 2017, Gensource Potash Corporation announces today... )--A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of B+ and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of "bbb-" of DPL Insurance Limited .


          M2Banking & Fintech Latam   

M2Banking & Fintech Latam

July 18, 2017 to July 20, 2017

In its 8th year, and 2nd year in San Francisco, the event brings together the key players of Latin America’s fintech ecosystem for 3 intensive days focusing on mobile money, payments and financial innovation in the region. The forum aims to connect Latin American decision makers with innovators from the Bay Area, US and international mobile community.

The conference will follow a case study approach, with the region’s innovators exploring the complex and fascinating dynamics of financial institutions as they navigate towards complete integration with the mobile world.

Topics of Discussion

  • Fintech ecosystem and mobile financial services in Latin America
  • Digital Wallet and innovative services for the unbanked, microfinance and microcredits;
  • Mobile money, payments and remittances in Latin America
  • Venture Capital and investing
  • Regulatory intelligence, benchmarks
  • Bitcoin &blockchain;
  • big data, location-based services and chatbots
  • and much more!

Use the promo code MMA20 to get 20% discount on all ticket types!

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          UNGA Action Event Urges Faster Progress on SDG 4   
UNGA President Peter Thomson convened the High-Level SDG Action Event on Education in order to push global efforts to implement the SDG 4 (quality education). Dessima Williams, Office of the UNGA President, highlighted in particular Norway's announcement that it will continue to support the Global Partnership for Education, and the Ghana intends to finance 100,000 students from primary school to upper secondary for free, for the first time in the country’s history.
          07/01/2017 - Register for the 2017 Blueberry Classic!   

Tee off for student scholarships at the 2017 Blueberry Classic! The seventh annual Blueberry Classic will be held on Friday, July 28, 2017 at the Northern Michigan University Golf Course. 

The Blueberry Classic golf outing has raised more than $110,000 in support of the NMU Student Flexible Aid Fund. All money raised supports students who face unforeseen financial hardships. Register online today here.

Not interested in playing but want to help support the event? Register as an event sponsor here!

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          Event: UN Private Sector Forum 2017   
The United Nations Private Sector Forum 2017, organized by the UN Global Compact, will focus on the theme of 'Financing the 2030 Agenda'. The organizers note that achieving the SDGs requires unlocking new forms of financing at an unprecedented scale, and ensuring the UN and its partners "make a strategic pivot" to facilitating financial innovation, catalyzing responsible business growth, and increasing private and public investment in the Goals. The annual Forum aims to bring the voice of business to intergovernmental debates, and to enable CEOs, heads of state and government, and UN and civil society leaders to explore partnerships to address challenges that no single organization or sector can take on alone.
          Formation de relais pour lutter contre la tuberculose au Fouladou   
Formation de relais pour stimuler la réponse communautaire C’est sous l’égide de Africare sous récipiendaire de Plan internationale dans le cadre du projet accélération de lutte contre la tuberculose en charge du volet communautaire avec le financement du Fonds mondial Round 10 . Pour kolda 14 relais ont bénéficié d’un renforcement de capacité sur la […]
          Unicaja cierra su primera sesión en Bolsa con una subida del 6,36%   

Morgan Stanley, UBS Citigroup y Credit Suisse son las entidades que han actuado como colocadores en la salida a Bolsa de Unicaja.

El banco andaluz tiene intención de ofrecer dividendos en el corto plazo y aumentar progresivamente su distribución desde el 12,6% con cargo a los resultados de 2016 hasta el 40% en 2020.


          Azuaga (Unicaja Banco) resalta que la entidad supo mantener su independencia durante la crisis   
El presidente de Unicaja Banco, Manuel Azuaga, ha destacado este viernes que la entidad ha sabido mantener su independencia en un contexto de transformación originado por la crisis financiera.
          KOLDA : Lancement du projet « Cellal e Kisal »pour améliorer la santé du couple mère-enfant   
Amref health africa et Handicap International unissent leurs efforts pour améliorer la santé maternelle néonatale et infantile dans la région de Kolda. C’est à travers le projet « Cellal et Kisal » qui vient de faire l’objet d’un atelier de lancement ce jeudi 27 avril dans la capitale du Fouladou. Ce projet innovant financé à plus d’ « un […]
          HNA Group entame sa première année en tant que sponsor principal du HNA Open de France   

LogoLe tournoi a lieu du 29 juin au 2 juillet au Golf National PARIS, 29 juin 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- HNA Group, société mondiale du Fortune 500 axée sur les services de tourisme, de logistique et de finance, a annoncé aujourd'hui le lancement du HNA Open de France. À travers...



          Abanca financia al Dépor con 45 millones para reestructurar su deuda   

El club dedicará al menos 7 millones de euros durante los próximos cinco años para mejoras en el campo


          Abanca financia al Dépor con 45 millones para reestructurar su deuda   

El club dedicará al menos 7 millones de euros durante los próximos cinco años para mejoras en el campo


          La célébration de la journée du 8 Mars: Le projet PBGLC/KD donne la parole aux femmes   
Le projet de « Promotion de la Bonne Gouvernance Locale et la Citoyenneté dans la Région de Kolda » (PBGLC/KD)  est un programme mis en œuvre le consortium du Forum Civil Kolda (F.C), l’Association Guné Kolda (AGK) et la Fondacio Guné Espagne (F.G). Il est financé par l’Agence Espagnole de Coopération Internationale et du Développement (AECID) et […]
          Critical Lilac Sky trust finance warning kept under wraps for months   
A critical financial notice issued by the government to an academy trust revealing “significant irregular financial and governance practice” was kept under wraps for more than ten months. The Education Funding Agency (EFA) has today published a financial notice to improve (FNtI) that was issued to the controversial Lilac Sky Schools Academy Trust in August last year. It revealed the trust, which was already in the process of transferring its nine schools to new sponsors, had “significant irregular financial and governance practice over a number of years” – with government officials said to have “significant concern”. It’s not known why there was such a long delay in the EFA publishing the FNtI on its website. The trust is now in the process of liquidation, and is being run by new trustees installed by the government. There was significant irregular financial and governance practice over a number of years Analysis by Schools Week of the four other notices to improve published this year show the maximum time between the letter being issued and published online was just over two months. One FNtI was even published within three days of being issued. As Schools Week previously revealed, LSSAT’s founder Trevor Averre-Beeson went on to...
          Blacklisted China bank cited as a North Korea conduit to global finance   
Washington's move to shut off Bank of Dandong from the U.S. financial system punishes a small regional Chinese lender with what U.S. authorities say has been an outsized exposure to North Korea and its banned nuclear and missile programmes. The U.S. Treasury on Thursday accused the bank of facilitating millions of dollars in transactions for companies tied to North Korea's weapons development, as Washington ratchets up pressure on Beijing to rein-in its isolated neighbour and ally. "Bank of Dandong will in effect be shunned by the U.S. banks that may in the past have been used to clear its transactions," said William Newcomb, a former member of the United Nations Panel of Experts on North Korea. "Most international banks will also cease dealing with Bank of Dandong because of reputational risk." "Similarly, other Chinese banks could damage their own ability to clear transactions should they try to act on Bank of Dandong's behalf and be found out," he said, calling the move "an
          U.S. Treasury targets Chinese bank over purported ties to North Korea, new sanctions risk emerges   
The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday moved to sever a Chinese bank from the global financial system over concerns it was a conduit for illicit North Korean financial activity. The move signaled the United States is no longer willing to tolerate the actions of Chinese entities that support Pyongyang and plans to mete out punishment in the form of financial sanctions to alter behavior, experts said. "I think this is significant, not because of the effects of this singular action, but because it is, I think, the opening salvo of a broader campaign to pressure North Korea through the Chinese financial system. It begins to lay the groundwork for an isolation of Chinese actors that are facilitating illicit North Korean activity," former senior Treasury and White House official Juan Zarate told Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence. Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) employed a seldom-used USA Patriot Act Section 311 authority to label the Bank of Dandong an institution
          Michigan insurance regulators limit scope of property damage appraisals   
A notice issued by Michigan’s insurance commissioner is limiting the scope of insurance appraisals to only the cash value of the loss. The memorandum, issued last week by Patrick McPharlin, director of the Department of Insurance and Financial Services, repeals a 2006 bulletin state regulators are now calling “obsolete.” The bulletin required property damage appraisers to determine if claimed losses are covered by an insurance policy in the event of a dispute. Under Michigan law, an insurer or policyholder can request an appraisal “if the insured and insurer fail to agree on the actual cash value or amount of the loss.” State regulators said in the 2006 bulletin insurers were refusing to submit claims to the appraisal process. Insurers argued disputes over whether a submitted claim was covered could not be subject to appraisal. The 2006 bulletin determined “disagreements between policyholders and insurers over factual issues of whether some of the damages claimed by the
          U.S. Fed gives a nod on capital plans for all 34 reviewed banks   
The Federal Reserve Board has completed its review of capital planning practices as the nation's largest banks and said it did not object to the capital plans of all 34 bank holding companies participating in the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR). However, the Fed asked Capital One Financial Corporation to address weaknesses in its capital planning process and resubmit its capital plan by the end of 2017. All 34 firms that did not receive formal objections will be able to make capital distributions such as stock buybacks or dividend payments without first seeking Federal Reserve authorization. CCAR, in its seventh year, evaluates the capital planning processes and capital adequacy of the largest U.S.-based bank holding companies, including the firms' planned capital actions such as dividend payments and share buybacks. Strong capital levels act as a cushion to absorb losses and help ensure that banking organizations have the ability to lend to households and businesses
          BREAKINGVIEWS: Foreign banks get U.S. stress-test cheat sheet   
Big foreign bankers looking to make their fortunes in America have just been given a convenient cheat sheet for appeasing U.S. bank regulators. The top domestic U.S. banks passed the Federal Reserve’s annual checkup, including the so-called qualitative portion that has tripped them up before. International players like Barclays and Deutsche Bank, who have to take the exam next year, have a useful guide to follow. For the first time since instituting the exams after the 2008 financial crisis, the Fed didn’t object to the dividend payment or share buyback plans of any of the 34 banks that disrobed for regulators. Twenty-one institutions did get a break and were exempt from the tougher qualitative portion of the exam, where watchdogs evaluate operational risk. The 13 banks that were part of this round also passed, although Capital One has to resubmit its capital plan to address certain weaknesses. While U.S. banks may have gotten the hang of the tests, their foreign rivals will be facing
          Customer Service Representative - ATB Financial - Lac La Biche, AB   
Process cash and clearing transactions, abiding by current policies. Transforming the customer experience by introducing our customers to experts and educating...
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          Financial adviser sentenced to 4 years for bilking NBA's Tim Duncan   
A wine industry businessman and financial manager was sentenced to four years in prison on Wednesday for defrauding millions of dollars from former National Basketball Association star Tim Duncan. Charles Banks, 49, had faced up to 20 years in prison after he pleaded guilty in April to one count of wire fraud regarding an investment he urged Duncan to make in a firm called Gameday Entertainment, which Banks headed. U.S. District Judge Fred Biery also ordered Banks pay $7.5 million to Duncan in restitution. San Antonio Spurs great Duncan, who is now retired, said in a statement he was afraid that without a strong sentence, financial advisers would feel they were free to prey on young, impressionable and suddenly wealthy athletes. "Judge Biery, you may not understand how difficult it is for me to be in the public light in this horrible way, as the poster child for a dumb athlete whose financial advisor took his money," Duncan said in a statement read into the court record by
          Florida enacts changes for insurers facing insolvency   
Florida is amending its regulatory procedures for handling an insolvent insurer. The bill (HB 837) was signed into law by Republican Gov. Rick Scott on Monday following its passage by the state's legislature in May. The law will amend the process established by Florida law for rehabilitating and liquidating insolvent insurance companies. Under federal law, an insolvent insurer cannot declare bankruptcy, but it can be rehabilitated or liquidated by the state. According to an analysis of the bill from the Florida House, many of the bill's provisions are based on model legislation developed by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, a regulatory support organization created by insurance regulators from the 50 states. One provision included in the bill establishes the role of the Florida Department of Financial Services to deal with large deductible workers' compensation policies for an insolvent insurer. A larger deductible policy has the insurer pay the claim in full
          Deposit Processor I - Citizens Business Bank - Ontario, CA   
Pitney Bowes Series 8 or equivalent statement mailing machine. The incumbent will provide the Citizens Experience to Business Financial Centers and Departments....
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          Trump’s ‘Energy Dominance’ Push Ignores Some Important Realities    
Market forces are calling the shots on fossil and renewable energies, analysts say, and the risks as other countries rein in carbon emissions can’t be ignored.

Mainstream experts in energy policy and finance reacted skeptically to the White House's carefully orchestrated energy policy hootenanny this week, as President Donald Trump and his Cabinet declared what he called "a golden age of American energy dominance."

Several analysts said the phrase betrayed an insubstantial and simplistic way of looking at the complex issues of energy markets, technology trends, climate risks and regulatory trade-offs that make up the nation's energy policy landscape.

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          Local miners leverage existing infrastructure to extend operations   
As a result of financial constraints, South African gold miners are looking to exploit their existing infrastructure to mine licensed blocks adjacent to existing operations, says mining engineering consultancy Ukwazi Mining. Ukwazi underground engineer Hans Dippenaar notes that, in this way, miners will be able to increase production and revenue without amassing large capital expenditure costs, highlighting that the consultancy is working on such a project for gold miner Harmony Gold.
          Oracle Database Administrator - RPM Technologies - Toronto, ON   
*About RPM* RPM Technologies provides software solutions and services to the largest financial services companies in Canada. We offer product record keeping
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          C++ Developer - Distributed Computing - Morgan Stanley - Montréal, QC   
Comfortable programming in a Linux environment, familiar with ksh and bash. Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm and a market leader in investment...
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          Java/J2EE Developer - Morgan Stanley - Montréal, QC   
Perl and Shell Scripting (such as ksh). Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities,...
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          Recommended Reading   
I compiled a list of books I've recently read and feel would appeal to middle and high school students. Each of the books includes themes conducive to classroom discussions.

Except when marked with an asterisk, all titles are available in audio format from the Las Vegas Clark County Public Library District (see LVCCLD link when applicable). To access these materials, you must have a current public library card and know your PIN. For more information about procuring a library card, click here. To use eAudio books from the public library, you will need to download OverDrive Media Console (a free software package) to your computer. Instructions and more information about accessing eMedia are available here.

Except for Candy Shop War and Leepike Ridge, all remaining books with asterisks are available at Audible. Note that there is a charge to purchase audiobooks from Audible. Different from the public library, however, the purchaser becomes the book's owner.


Recommended Book Options


Young Adult Science Fiction
  • Adoration of Jenna Fox (Pearson, Mary E.): Jenna Fox awakens after a coma having forgotten her life before her accident. She explores her past life through video, but is often met with reluctance to talk about her operation with others. This science fiction mystery explores issues related to bioethics. [LVCCLD CD]
  • Elsewhere (Zevin, Gabrielle): Elsewhere is the story of a girl who died. Upon doing so, she arrived at a place called “Elsewhere” where all the people had lived lives on Earth and were now dead. Most of the people were a lot older than her (she died in her teens). A unique feature of Elsewhere is that you grow older instead of younger while there. [LVCCLD CD]
  • Hunger Games (Collins, Suzanne): The Hunger Games is the first of a trilogy by Suzanne Collins. The premise underlying the plot is that a corrupt “Capitol” controls 12 districts. To keep the districts under control, the Capitol sponsors The Hunger Games each year. Two children from each district are selected to participate, and only one participant from the 24 survives the Games. [LVCCLD eAudio/CD]
  • Little Brother (Doctorow, Cory): Cory Doctorow truly practices what he preaches! In a book about high-tech, high-action stunts in the midst of terrorist activity in the U.S., Doctorow discusses the importance of freedom of information. Likewise, he made his book available for free online using a Creative Commons license. [Warning: This book includes mature themes likely to be inappropriate for use in school environments.] [LVCCLD eAudio]
  • Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment (Patterson, James): This is the first book of a series by the acclaimed James Patterson. The main character is Maximum Ride, a headstrong teenage girl who grew up in a science lab. She and her “flock of bird kids” were all genetically manipulated pre-birth, resulting in the presence of wings. As such, all the children are able to fly. The book follows Maximum Ride and her flock as they escape from the lab and learn to live on their own. [LVCCLD eAudio/CD]
  • Maze Runner (Dashner, James): This is an action-packed thriller! Every month for several years, one boy has been delivered into the “Glade.” All the boys remember their names, but none remember anything else about their past. In a strange turn of events, the day after Thomas (the main character) arrives, a girl arrives. Thomas tries to learn about the society the boys created before his arrival and learns of the maze, their possible escape route, that encompasses their community. [LVCCLD CD]
  • Neptune's Children (Dobkin, Bonnie): Dobkin’s book, Neptune’s Children, begins with a bioterrorist attack on all adults around the world. All individuals over age 13 die instantly, leaving all children behind to fend for themselves. Those children left behind in a theme park (similar to Disneyland), create a working society while facing potential and real threats. [LVCCLD CD]
  • Twilight (Meyer, Stephenie): This epic series takes place in Washington state. The main character, Bella, meets a young man, Edward, who intrigues her and ultimately becomes the object of her affection. Bella learns that Edward is a vampire and struggles with love and longevity. [LVCCLD eAudio/CD]
  • *Uglies (Westerfield, Scott): This series (including Pretties, Specials, and Extras) by Scott Westerfield begins with Uglies, a book about a utopian society that spawned from modern America. All children are called “uglies” until their 16th birthdays on which they receive an operation that makes them pretty. Once pretty, they move to a location where they can play and party all the time. Some uglies, though, question if being pretty is all there is to life. [Audible]
  • *Unwind (Shusterman, Neal): Imagine if parents could choose to have their teenagers “unwound,” have their body parts separated and given to save the lives of others. It’s the perfect solution for harvesting human organs… isn’t it? [Audible]
Young Adult Fantasy
  • *The Candy Shop War (Mull, Brandon):Imagine a world where eating candy could give you special powers. Mull masterfully juxtaposes good and evil amidst a fantasy of vivid characters. The book may sound like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory or Harry Potter, but it truly is a story of its own.
  • Eragon (Paolini, Christopher):16-year-old Christopher Paolini wrote this epic tale (Eragon is the first book in a series) just after graduating from high school. [LVCCLD eAudio/CD]
  • Fablehaven (Mull, Brandon): When a boy and girl go to spend time with their grandfather, they learn there is more to his mysterious life than originally imagined. The area surrounding his home is a haven for fabulous creatures of all kinds—some good, and some bad. [LVCCLD CD]
  • Inkheart (Funke, Cornelia): In this three-book tale, Funke creates a world where books are reality become intertwined. Some of her characters have the unique ability to “read” characters and items “out” of books. In one unfortunate time, the father in the story accidentally read his wife into a book; he’s also read some antagonistic characters out of the book. [LVCCLD eAudio/CD]
Young Adult Non-Fiction
  • Fallen Angels (Meyers, Walter Dean): Fallen Angels is realistic historical fiction about serving in the Vietnam War. The main character is African-American, adding to the issues of race conflict occurring during the war. [Warning: Telling the story of men and women serving on the front lines, the book does not “candy-coat” the violence, language, and other everyday happenings of the U.S. soldiers.] [LVCCLD CD]
  • A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier (Beah, Ishmael): A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier is the true autobiographical of Ishmael Beah, a boy who served as a soldier in Sierra Leone. After his hometown was attacked by rebels, he spent months searching for his family before being recruited into guerrilla warfare. He is later reformed when living in a UNICEF refugee camp. [Warning: This book contains graphic violence.] [LVCCLD eAudio/CD]
  • *Three Cups of Tea: Young Reader’s Edition (Mortensen, Greg): Mortensen is described as a man who is single-handedly creating peaceful relationships between those in the Middle East and in the United States. This book tells his story—from mountain climbing failure to sacrificial living. After returning from a failed attempt to ascend K2, he commits to build a school for the girls in one of Pakistan’s outermost regions. He kept his promise, and continues to change the world with his relentless efforts. [Audible]
Young Adult Historical Fiction
  • Elijah of Buxton (Curtis, Christopher Paul): This book tells the story of a small town in Canada. Buxton is where escaped slaves from the United States find refuge. They welcome those former slaves who have made the long, painful journey from the South. The story takes a turn when Elijah, just a boy, heads back to the United States to complete a chore. [LVCCLD eAudio/CD]
Young Adult Realistic Fiction
  • Hatchet (Paulsen, Gary): This Newberry-award winner tells of a boy who becomes an inhabitant of the wilderness when the plane in which he is flying goes down and the pilot dies in the crash. The main character must learn to survive in the Canadian wild. [LVCCLD eAudio/CD]
  • *Leepike Ridge (Wilson, N.D.): This action-filled story of realistic fiction is a fun read. When the main character finds himself in a hidden cave under Leepike Ridge, he learns about life outside the mainstream.
  • Smiles to Go (Spinelli, Jerry): This is a coming-of-age story for boys who question who they are, where they fit in the universe, and their relationships with girls. [LVCCLD eAudio/CD]
  • Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer (Grisham, John): This is John Grisham’s first children’s book. Theodore Boone lives with his parents, both of whom are lawyers. He loves the law and spends all his free time in the courthouse. As such, he is the resident expert on the law at his school, and he regularly advises his classmates on legal matters. He eve becomes entwined in a case of his own! This is a great book to learn about the U.S. legal system. [LVCCLD CD]
Adult Historical Fiction
  • Sarah's Key (de Rosnay, Tatiana): de Rosnay juxtaposes the past and present when her protagonist, a journalist, accepts the opportunity to write a story about French involvement in the Nazi round-up of Jewish families in Paris in 1942. While the journalist’s story unfolds, Sarah’s story unfolds. Sarah’s story is about cruelty and loss at the hand of the French police as they did the bidding of the Nazi’s. It is also about human compassion and remembrance. [LVCCLD eAudio]
Adult Realistic Fiction
  • The Life of Pi (Martel, Yann): Martel tells the tale of a boy from India. His family owns a zoo, but is selling their animals to a U.S. zoo due to financial hardships. During their sea voyage, there is an accident and the boy, Pi, ends up aboard a small rescue boat along with a tiger and several other animals. He tells of their mutual survival tactics and leaves the reader questioning reality. [LVCCLD eAudio/CD]
Adult Non-Fiction
  • *The Horse Boy (Isaacson, Rupert): Isaacson wrote this biography about his son, a boy afflicted with autism. In an attempt to help their son, Isaacson and his wife trekked through Mongolia with the intent to meet shamans who could assist their child. Their journey took them to the outer-most parts of Mongolia, even to the “Reindeer People.” This is a heartwarming tale the of the efforts parents will make to assist their children and ways that seeing the world differently can help us all see better. [Audible]
  • Strength in What Remains (Kidder, Tracy): A medical student in Africa finds himself constantly trying to escape war and war-torn environments as he traverses through his home country of Burundi and into and out of Rwanda. He eventually makes his way to the United States where he faces trials of a homeless immigrant in a foreign land. [LVCCLD eAudio]
  • Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman (Krakauer, Jon): Pat Ti