Finance

For black families, evictions still at a critical point – despite moratorium: NPR

RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: It’s a simple fact, black and brown families are more likely to be evicted than white ones. There are several reasons for this, but the pandemic has only made matters worse. This is Pam Fessler from NPR. PAM FESSLER, BYLINE: Take Aniya, an unemployed mother of two, …

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How NBC’s “Community” Helps a Jazz Musician Reach a New Fan Base

Courtesy of Michael Haggins In this season’s Halloween episode Community, NBC’s sitcom with a rabid cult, most of the main characters have reimagined a basic slasher story with their own twist. Danny Pudi’s Abed Nadir decided to defy the conventions of horror in his shooting, until one particular detail: when …

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As the energy price cap update approaches, now is the time for a change – Forbes Advisor UK

Millions of households that have never changed energy supplier or have not changed in two or three years will soon know if they are facing an increase in their energy bill for 2021. At the beginning of next month, Ofgem, the energy market regulator, will announce the level of its …

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Dairy farms have more problems than the trade war

Amid the ongoing trade dispute, China announced it was suspending its purchases of U.S. agricultural products this week. The trade war was wreak havoc on the American agricultural industry, which is heavily dependent on exports. But even before President Trump took office, parts of America’s agricultural industry faced another problem: …

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Indian government seeks to tap foreign lenders for loans to its small businesses: sources

Through Aftab Ahmed, Devjyot ghoshal NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Indian government is in talks with foreign lenders to provide up to $ 14.5 billion in credit to millions of its small businesses, two officials said, a sign that the country’s banking system may not be tough enough to do …

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‘Enjoyed every minute’ | News from Mount Airy

Pat Gwyn browses a Rolodex to verify a library patron’s listing in this 1977 photo. (Courtesy photo) In 1972, Pat Johnston, a 14-year-old student from Mount Airy High School, needed to raise money for a school trip to Washington, DC. So she entered the Mount Airy Public Library and applied …

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Frozen by AIB for ten-year-old bad debts

My daughter, a final year college student, asked me to vouch for an increase in her overdraft. 500 € to € 1,000 to enable him to take driving lessons. AIB had asked for a guarantor. I got a call today from the bank. I wouldn’t! I had a Visa card …

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Why people hate their government

I was in a security line, waiting to catch a flight from Karachi, Pakistan. A tall security guard pulled me out of the line to search me personally. In my face he asked me ‘are you American? When I nodded “yes” he sneered and said “we don’t like Americans”. I …

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JPMorgan, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs and other banks report their results next week. What Wall Street is watching.

Text size Photograph by Jeenah Moon / Bloomberg Prepare for banking gains. The nation’s largest banks will release their first quarter results next week, and Wall Street is eager to hear how the banks are doing well amid the coronavirus pandemic. JPMorgan Chase (ticker: JPM) launches big bank profits on …

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