It is not surprising that many individual investors, and many pundits as well, concluded that the best course of action was to put one's money with a sophisticated hedge fund or go home. Amateurs could no longer possibly compete effectively in the modern marketplace. … [Read more...] about Does the Small Investor Stand a Chance Against Wall Street?
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Currently, Vietnam is home to 150 fintech firms which act as the lifeblood of the burgeoning financial technology sector. There are approximately 40 peer-to-peer (P2P) lending companies, including a number of so-called loan sharks with abnormally high lending rates, mostly from China. For example, one payday loan shark ran three companies (Vinfin, Beta, and Dai Phat) which provided cash loans via smartphone apps Vaytocdo, Moreloan, and VD Online. These subprime lenders offer loans to individuals who do not qualify by traditional lenders. … [Read more...] about Protecting investors at head of consumer finance concern
Aside from clothes, there is one shelf that is full to the brim at Kmart. It bustles with pink pots emblazoned with the words “I will survive”. It seems ironic that in a pandemic that’s the only item the store can’t shift. … [Read more...] about Stock levels at Kmart, Big W and Target are still low months after pandemic began
Keeping in mind the need for having a dedicated national fund with the primary objective of dealing with any kind of emergency or distress situation, like posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and to provide relief to the affected, a public charitable trust under the name of ‘Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund’ (PM CARES Fund)’ was set up. … [Read more...] about Companies Act amended, contributions to PM CARES Fund to be considered as CSR
Turning face masks into a fashion statement in Africa Tackling mask shortages in Rwanda Rwanda-based tailor Alexander Nshimiyimana (second from left, above) told DW he has been producing colorful masks like these because of the stock shortages in the country. Nshimiyimana has tried to keep the price of his masks as affordable as possible so that more people can get access to one. His masks sell for around 50 US cents – while those in Rwanda's pharmacies retail for around US $2. … [Read more...] about Ghanaian WWII veteran raises funds for coronavirus front-line workers