Why Walmart still reigns as America's retail king (for now) – Yahoo Finance

Why Walmart still reigns as America's retail king (for now) – Yahoo Finance

With Amazon-owned Whole Foods looking to take over Sears stores, it is helpful to remember the massive footprint Walmart locations make across the U.S. Yahoo Finance used Walmart (WMT) data to locate more than 4,700 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. (The total number of Walmart-owned locations is 5,352, according to the company.) The huge number […]

Ailing Arun Jaitley to present interim budget himself, say top finance ministry sources – India Today

Ailing Arun Jaitley to present interim budget himself, say top finance ministry sources – India Today

India Today TV has learnt from top sources that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will himself be presenting the interim budget on February 1. The sources in the Ministry of Finance rejected media reports suggesting that Jaitley may skip budget presentation “on health grounds”. They said that the finance minister will read out a speech. Finance […]

Nigeria to establish national micro-finance bank – Premium Times

Nigeria to establish national micro-finance bank – Premium Times

A national micro-finance bank is to be established to promote access to credit finance for small, medium enterprises (SMEs) and other unbanked groups in the country, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said on Thursday. The CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele, who announced this in Abuja, said the bank will be established in collaboration with the […]

Stocks mixed after Morgan Stanley earnings miss – Yahoo Finance

Stocks mixed after Morgan Stanley earnings miss – Yahoo Finance

U.S. stocks were mixed Thursday amid weaker-than-expected results from Morgan Stanley. The S&P 500 (^GSPC) fell 0.1%, or 2.65 points, as of 10:10 a.m. ET. The Dow (^DJI) declined 0.23%, or 55.39 points, while the Nasdaq (^IXIC) edged higher by 0.03%, or 2.29 points. Earnings season continues to be a key focus, with 11.6% of […]

New House Financial Services Chair Targets Mulvaney for Interim CFPB Role – The Wall Street Journal

New House Financial Services Chair Targets Mulvaney for Interim CFPB Role – The Wall Street Journal

House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D., Calif.), in a Washington speech setting out her priorities, said she believed Mr. Mulvaney sought to dismantle the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau while serving as its interim head. Mr. Mulvaney spent a year running the financial regulator created during the Obama administration after the financial crisis. “The […]

Ocasio-Cortez to join House panel overseeing financial sector | TheHill – The Hill

Ocasio-Cortez to join House panel overseeing financial sector | TheHill – The Hill

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOn The Money: Shutdown hits Day 24 | Trump touts need for wall in speech to farmers | Poll numbers sag | House Dems push stopgap bills | How the shutdown could harm the economy | TSA absences raise stakes for deal Hillicon Valley: Dem blasts groups behind Senate campaign disinformation effort […]

Nai Gaj dam construction: Finance Minister Asad Umar appears before SC – Geo News

Nai Gaj dam construction: Finance Minister Asad Umar appears before SC – Geo News

Finance Minister Asad Umar. Photo: Geo News screengrab  ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Asad Umar appeared before the Supreme Court on Tuesday in connection to a case pertaining to the construction of Nai Gaj Dam. During the least hearing of the case, a two-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Ijazul […]

Exclusive: PG&E talking to banks on multibillion dollar bankruptcy financing – sources – Yahoo Finance

Exclusive: PG&E talking to banks on multibillion dollar bankruptcy financing – sources – Yahoo Finance

By Mike Spector and Liana B. Baker (Reuters) – PG&E Corp (PCG.N) is in discussions with investment banks about a multibillion-dollar financing package to help navigate bankruptcy proceedings, a sign that Chapter 11 filing preparations are intensifying in the wake of potentially staggering liabilities from deadly wildfires, sources said on Sunday. The California utility owner […]

Casino financial performance improves in 2018 – The Daily Gazette

Casino financial performance improves in 2018 – The Daily Gazette

SCHENECTADY — The casino industry in and around the Capital Region saw an improved financial performance in 2018 and is preparing new promotions to keep the momentum going in 2019. The least-certain but most-desired item on their lists appears to be sports betting.  The U.S. Supreme Court, in mid-2018, allowed states to legalize betting on sports, and New […]

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