Sudan names ministers of finance, interior in new government

Sudan names ministers of finance, interior in new government

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan’s ruling party named new ministers to the key posts of finance, interior and water resources on Thursday, days after President Omar al-Bashir dissolved the government amid a deepening economic crisis. Bashir named a new prime minister this week and said the number of ministers in a leaner new government would be […]

These Finance-Savvy Doctors Made These Big Mistakes so You Don't Have To

These Finance-Savvy Doctors Made These Big Mistakes so You Don't Have To

Whether you’re just coming out of residency and that first big paycheck is burning a hole through your pocket, or you’ve been practicing for years and have your fair share of financial-investments-gone-wrong stories, it’s always interesting to see what those with an established financial online presence have to say. Take a deep breath, and maybe […]

The Finance 202: This new crop of Democratic candidates is targeting Wall Street

The Finance 202: This new crop of Democratic candidates is targeting Wall Street

THE TICKER Former president Barack Obama poses with California Democrats running for the House, including Katie Porter, at a rally earlier this month. (Reuters/Mike Blake) Katie Porter wants voters in the Orange County, Calif., district she hopes to represent in the House next year to know that she won’t be beholden to big banks. So […]

Finance Ministry moves to declutter DRTs to ease debt recovery

Finance Ministry moves to declutter DRTs to ease debt recovery

Financial services secretary Rajiv Kumar said the government has taken a series of steps to declutter debt recovery tribunals (DRTs) which will ease recovery of loans. Last week, the government decided to double pecuniary limit to Rs 20 lakh for filing applications with DRT, following the amendment to rules of Recovery of Debts due to […]

Why we keep hearing about once-famous TV actors in financial trouble and can you always trust HR

Why we keep hearing about once-famous TV actors in financial trouble and can you always trust HR

Happy Monday, MarketWatchers. Here are some of the day’s top stories to kick off the week. Personal Finance The final insult for desperate job seekers: Employers doing credit checks A new working paper demonstrates how pre-employment credit screenings perpetuate the ‘poverty trap.’ Serena Williams got angry at the U.S. Open final and paid a heavy […]

Malaysia-Saudi Aramco venture seeks commitments for $9.7 billion project finance: LPC

Malaysia-Saudi Aramco venture seeks commitments for $9.7 billion project finance: LPC

DUBAI (Reuters) – Malaysia’s Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project, a venture between Petronas and Saudi Aramco, is seeking commitments from banks for a $9.7 billion, 15-year loan, sources told LPC, a fixed income news service. Construction takes place at a Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project site in Pengerang, in Malaysia’s southern […]

Planes are ridiculously crowded these days, and a pilot explains why

Planes are ridiculously crowded these days, and a pilot explains why

Passenger flights are becoming more crowded each year. Nearly 849,000,000 people flew on U.S. carrier airplanes in 2017, a 13 percent increase since 2005, according to U.S. Bureau of Transportation statistics. At the same time, there were nearly 1.6 million fewer flights last year compared to 2005 — a 13 percent decrease. A crowded flight from […]

New York federal prosecutors are investigating whether Trump Organization executives broke campaign finance laws

New York federal prosecutors are investigating whether Trump Organization executives broke campaign finance laws

Prosecutors at the Manhattan US attorney’s office are probing whether people working at the Trump Organization broke campaign finance laws, Bloomberg reported. Investigators are said to have expanded their inquiry after Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer and the Trump Organization’s former lead counsel, pleaded guilty to tax evasion, bank fraud, and campaign finance […]

Kavanaugh Deflects Questions on Abortion, Campaign Finance and Presidential Powers

Kavanaugh Deflects Questions on Abortion, Campaign Finance and Presidential Powers

WASHINGTON—Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh wrapped up what is likely to be the toughest part of his confirmation process Thursday, completing two 13-hour days of public questioning in which senators often spent their time sparring with one another. Senators battled each other over confidential documents, with Democrats threatening civil disobedience and Republican warning of severe […]