Month: January 2017

Food pantry seeks donations: Christian Action Ministries hopes to …

Food pantry seeks donations: Christian Action Ministries hopes to …

As the season winds down, hunger pangs may be up. With less money coming in, many families throughout Taney County rely on food pantries for meals. One of the food pantry organizations is Christian Action Ministries. The food pantry has two locations; one is in Branson and the other is in Forsyth. The pantry provides…

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East Africa Moving Toward Monetary Union – IMF

East Africa Moving Toward Monetary Union – IMF

Streamlined customs clearance in East Africa in recent years has helped increase regional trade (photo: Guenter Fischer imageBROKER/Newscom). Countries Regions East Africa Moving Toward Monetary Union December 20, 2016 Five East African countries have joined forces with the aim of forming a single currency area by 2024.

Greek minister sees progress despite latest debt drama

Greek minister sees progress despite latest debt drama

Representatives of the European Stability Mechanism, the bailout fund set up by the eurozone countries, said they were suspending the latest debt relief package agreed to Dec. 5 to protest a new burst of social spending by the left-wing government of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, including a $650 million Christmas payout to Greek pensioners…

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App to help manage retirement finances

App to help manage retirement finances

Almost 50 per cent of Australians do not have enough money in the bank to comfortably retire at 65 but can keep better track of their financial health through new technology, according to Collins Mann Private Wealth Management. As a response, Collins Mann has launched its Nettshell to provide clients future projections of financial health…

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Latest Sears Loss Fuels Bankruptcy Speculation

Latest Sears Loss Fuels Bankruptcy Speculation

Same-store sales fell 7.4%, due to weak sales in several categories including apparel, grocery and consumer electronics, while total revenue dropped 14.3% percent to $5.03 billion. CFO Jason Hollar acknowledged that the company had “fallen short on our own timetable for achieving the profitability that we believe the company is capable of generating.” “With that…

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Adhaar Card registration camp for transgenders

Adhaar Card registration camp for transgenders

Jamshedpur, Oct 17: A special camp for Adhaar Card registration for transgenders was organized at the District Information Centre. Organized by district DPRO Sanjay Kumar, the camp will function till October 31 to facilitate transgenders to register for their Aadhaar and voter ID cards. The first day saw the registration of five transgenders and one…

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The golden triangle

The golden triangle

The new Insolvency Law, which comes into force at the end of 2016, is the latest in a series of reforms aimed at modernising UAE business law. It follows the Commercial Companies Law in 2015 and the Competition Law, originally enacted in 2012 but whose legal framework was finally completed earlier this year. Together, these…

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Better Buy: Starbucks Corporation vs. PepsiCo, Inc.

Better Buy: Starbucks Corporation vs. PepsiCo, Inc.

Financial fortitude Money sitting in a bank account is pretty boring. Investors usually want to know that either excess cash is being reinvested in growth opportunities, or being returned to shareholders. But thats a myopic view. When a company has ample cash on hand, it has options in times of crisis — and times of…

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