Finance

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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Bank loans challenge Covid-19 impact to show growth

By Dorothy Nakaweesi Despite the disruption caused by Covid-19, commercial bank credit posted double-digit growth for the fiscal year ended 2020. The growth is highlighted in a quarterly financial stability review of the Bank of Uganda, which notes that commercial bank loans brought in Shs 16.3 trillion, which represents a …

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What you need to know before getting the American Express Green Card

To note: When planning a trip during the coronavirus pandemic, please check the and websites for current advice and travel restrictions. In October, American Express got a makeover , which makes it a very attractive option for consumers. The updated card can offer great value – and it brings a …

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A new world hole | Short Order Blog

Sugar Shack may only have been around since 2013, but over those five years it has become a Richmond staple for donuts and fresh coffee. And as of this week, it’s also the supplier of the brand new selection of burgers, fries and shakes from the region. On March 26, …

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Help with the purchase or co-ownership: how to buy?

Source: Getty Images Share this page: Are you a home buyer struggling to raise your deposit? Don’t worry, help is available. The two main options are shared ownership and Purchase assistance program. Here’s a comparison to help you decide what might be best for you. What is the purchase assistance …

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What is a bad credit auto loan?

A bad credit auto loan is an auto loan designed to help people who don’t qualify for a traditional loan from a dealership, bank, or credit union. Bad credit auto loans go by many names, including second chance auto loans, bad credit auto loans, subprime loans, and bad credit auto …

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What if you co-sign and the borrower doesn’t pay?

Have you co-signed a loan or are you considering doing so? Co-signing means that you share the legal responsibility for repaying the loan, even if the loan was taken out for the benefit of the primary borrower. Because the creditor considers you responsible for the loan, you can face some …

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Why do subprime auto loans still exist?

What are subprime auto loans? Subprime auto loans are loans given to consumers who would not be eligible for regular auto loans for reasons such as low credit rating or insufficient income. Since these loans are riskier, they tend to come with higher interest rates, higher fees, and longer terms. …

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