The Finance 202: Trump tariffs aren't going to impede economic growth (yet)

The Finance 202: Trump tariffs aren't going to impede economic growth (yet)

THE TICKER President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping participate in a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing last November. (AP /Andrew Harnik, File) Here’s one way to view the short-term economic cost of the tariffs the United States and China have proposed slapping on each other: They could halve the […]

Mainstreaming, accessing and institutionalising finance for climate change adaptation

Mainstreaming, accessing and institutionalising finance for climate change adaptation

Elisabeth Resch, Stephanie Allan, Laura Giles Álvarez and Harshita Bisht Executive summary The cost of adapting to climate change in developing countries could rise to between US$280 and US$500 billion per year by 2050 (UNEP, 2016). Moreover, adaptation costs are likely to increase, even if the world succeeds in limiting the global temperature rise to […]

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon talks China, trade and immigration in his annual letter

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon talks China, trade and immigration in his annual letter

WATCH: Yahoo Finance’s Andy Serwer will interview Jamie Dimon live at 9:30 a.m. ET.  Stating that “U.S. global engagement is needed more than ever,” JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon lays out a case for how trade issues with China should be addressed and why resolving immigration is so critical to our national well-being. Writing in his […]

Finance without frontiers

Finance without frontiers

FinanceMalta’s annual conference this year will discuss global and domestic industry opportunities and challenges. Entitled ‘Finance Without Frontiers’, the finance and business conference will feature select local and international experts who will address delegates on contemporary and current topics affecting the financial services industry including sessions on business startups, GDPR, cyber security, MiFiD II and MiFiR.  The […]

World Bank, IDB urge Islamic finance to play the long game

World Bank, IDB urge Islamic finance to play the long game

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The World Bank and the Saudi-based Islamic Development Bank want to increase the use of long-term investments in Islamic finance, tasking the industry with reducing its reliance on Islamic banks in favor of a wider array of institutions. The two multilateral bodies set out a series of policy recommendations in a joint […]

India's finance minister unwell, cancels foreign travel

India's finance minister unwell, cancels foreign travel

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is unwell and has canceled a visit to London next week for annual economic talks, two government officials said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley attends a news conference sharing details about the recapitalisation of public sector banks in New Delhi, India, January […]

The Indie Personal Finance Bestseller List

The Indie Personal Finance Bestseller List

Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending April 1, 2018. 1. You Are a Badass at Making MoneyJen Sincero, Viking, $25, 9780735222977 2. Smart Couples Finish Rich: 9 Steps to Creating a Rich Future for You and Your PartnerDavid Bach, Currency, $17, 9780525572930 3. The Financial Diet: A Total Beginner’s […]

Lake Worth finance advisory head out on possible Sunshine violations

Lake Worth finance advisory head out on possible Sunshine violations

LAKE WORTH — Lake Worth Commissioners fired finance advisory board chairman Richard Guercio on Tuesday for possible Sunshine Law violations. City Attorney Glen Torcivia said Guercio unilaterally called a board meeting on Sept. 18 at a downtown Lake Worth restaurant, giving members only 28 hours notice. “He didn’t have the authority to call the meeting, […]