Fears of a market drop cloud retirement plans – The Globe and Mail

Fears of a market drop cloud retirement plans – The Globe and Mail

Elliott and Eva’s biggest fear is that the stock market will fall soon after Elliott quits working. Justin Tang/The Globe and Mail As a partner in a large and successful firm, Elliott has earned good money throughout his working life. Now he’s preparing to leave his career behind and retire next fall. His wife, Eva, […]

Digitisation essential for powering Africa's financial development – IOL

Digitisation essential for powering Africa's financial development – IOL

JOHANNESBURG – Digitisation has the greatest potential to influence trade and productivity in Africa, according to the head of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). Adam Elhiraika made the comments during debate at a conference of African ministers of finance, planning and economic development in Marrakech, Morocco. He pointed to examples from Rwanda […]

Commentary: The Asset Management Industry Should Take the Lead on A.I. Standards – Fortune

Commentary: The Asset Management Industry Should Take the Lead on A.I. Standards – Fortune

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Stocks tumble as global manufacturing data weakens – Yahoo Finance

Stocks tumble as global manufacturing data weakens – Yahoo Finance

Equities extended declines after new reports showed that the manufacturing industries in the U.S. and Germany manufacturing industry slid last month, fueling concerns of a global slowdown. The S&P 500 (^GSPC) fell 1.66%, or 47.31 points, as of 12:15 p.m. ET. The Dow (^DJI) sank 1.59%, or 412.14 points, while the Nasdaq (^IXIC) fell 2.09%, […]

Finance board will want to see the math on Stamford school budget – The Advocate

Finance board will want to see the math on Stamford school budget – The Advocate

Board of Finance Chairman Richard Freedman has said the board wants answers on the school district’s spending. Board of Finance Chairman Richard Freedman has said the board wants answers on the school district’s spending. Photo: Michael Cummo / Hearst Connecticut Media Photo: Michael Cummo / Hearst Connecticut Media Board of Finance Chairman Richard Freedman has […]

Deutsche Bank chief and investment bank head double pay in 2018 – Financial Times

Deutsche Bank chief and investment bank head double pay in 2018 – Financial Times

Deutsche Bank has attracted heavy criticism for more than doubling the pay for the head of its struggling investment bank last year to €8.6m, including €250,000 a month extra to oversee the lender’s Brexit plans. Garth Ritchie was the best paid Deutsche Bank executive last year, earning more than chief executive Christian Sewing, who nevertheless […]

Officials look to Texas Legislature to bridge gaps in financial aid funding – Community Impact Newspaper

Officials look to Texas Legislature to bridge gaps in financial aid funding – Community Impact Newspaper

As tuition costs rise, officials are calling on state lawmakers to increase funding for the state’s signature college grant program. Initial state budget proposals for the 2020-21 biennium appropriated the same amount of money to the program—known as the Towards EXcellence, Access and Success, or TEXAS, grant program—as they did for the 2018-19 biennium. However, […]