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Fed’s Yellen says Dodd-Frank regs help — not hurt — economy

JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is defending the web of regulations the Fed helped enact after the 2008 financial crisis, saying it helped restore the banking system’s health and disputing criticism that the rules have hurt lending. Yellen says the Fed is prepared to adjust the regulations as needed to help financial institutions. But she is implicitly ... Read More »

Good Financial Business Decisions: Here Are 4 Reasons You May Not Be Making Them

Many small business owners lack the skills to make good financial business decisions. But it is not always a result of their lack of experience, interest or education in this difficult area. The Effect of Human Nature on Financial Decision Making According to John Howe, author of “The Foolish Corner: Avoiding Mind Traps in Personal Financial Decisions”, it involves human nature and the ... Read More »

How NOT to Use a Stock Photo

A lot of small businesses rely on stock photography services to add some high-quality images to their websites and other promotional materials. The benefits of great visuals are obvious and have been discussed ad nauseum. The poor use of stock photos … well. Of course, it turns out Presidential campaigns also invest in stock image services. But recently news broke that the ... Read More »

Lack of Workers, Not Work, Weighs on Utah’s Economy

Juan Guerrero, right, and Joseph Waseme securing materials on a truck bed at a Roofers Supply lot in Salt Lake City. The company needs at least 15 more drivers to meet demand, but has had trouble finding workers.CreditKim Raff for The New York Times SALT LAKE CITY — Stephanie Pappas and her brothers built their roofing supply company in this ... Read More »

Banks’ asset quality woes not over yet

The bulk of asset quality recognition for public sector banks is over at the end of March quarter, but analysts spot no encouraging trends yet. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint Mumbai: The bulk of asset quality recognition for public sector banks is over at the end of March quarter, but analysts spot no encouraging trends yet. During the quarter, outstanding public sector ... Read More »

Not Using Whiteboard Animated Videos – You Are Losing Your Potential Customers

Animation video solutions that are whiteboard are useful in the current cut-throat market competition. Internet marketing is a term which indicates the manners where we approach the individuals that are different in their choices, options & preferences. They are of different sexes and age categories around the world. Similar or one way thoughts can never be the case with them ... Read More »

Post-Brexit deals ‘not at price of EU free trade ties’

Post-Brexit trade deals should not “come at a price” to existing agreements with other EU nations, ex-chancellor George Osborne says. But he told the BBC’s Andrew Marr the UK needed a “hard-headed assessment” of issues such as the EU customs union. On the same programme, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox did not reveal his stance on the customs union, which ... Read More »

Small banks rally pauses but may not be over yet

The rally in regional U.S. bank stocks that followed last month’s election of Donald Trump may not be over, but investors may have to wait for policy to take shape for the massive move to extend further. The S&P 600 index of small-cap banks .SPSMCBKS has surged more than 20 percent since Trump’s surprise Nov. 8 victory, while their large-cap ... Read More »

Carney says will not extend his time at BoE again

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Tuesday he would not consider a further extension of his time in charge of the British central bank, which is now due to end in June 2019. “I will leave June 30, 2019,” Carney said in response to a question during a regular meeting with lawmakers in parliament. The Canadian said on ... Read More »

HSBC executive pleads not guilty in U.S. over forex scheme

A senior HSBC Holdings Plc executive pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges that he participated in a fraudulent scheme to front-run a $3.5 billion (2.67 billion pounds) currency transaction by one of the bank’s clients. The plea on wire fraud and conspiracy charges by Mark Johnson, a British citizen who at the time of his arrest last month was ... Read More »