Agency hit hard with campaign finance grant requests

Agency hit hard with campaign finance grant requests

The executive director of Connecticut’s State Elections Enforcement Commission says the agency received a “staggering” number of grant applications this year for public campaign financing. “).insertAfter(paragraphs[i]); break; } } } else if (length > 0) { $(“”).insertAfter(paragraphs[length – 1]); } (function() { var lkqdSettings = { pid: 476, sid: 683831, playerContainerId: ‘lkqd-ad-476-683831-outstream-incontent-1332950643’, playerId: ”, playerWidth: […]

Focus on finance: 10 things to know before moving an IRA

Focus on finance: 10 things to know before moving an IRA

Change can be good. Is your IRA ready for a change? Maybe you are looking for a new type of investment or maybe a new IRA custodian. To change it up with your IRA, you might need to move your IRA funds. Here are 10 things everyone should know before they move their IRA. 1. […]

Crowd Psychology Driving BTC Prices, Finance Experts Say

Crowd Psychology Driving BTC Prices, Finance Experts Say

Markets and Prices According to a survey conducted among finance professionals, ‘crowd psychology’ is the main factor determining the movements of bitcoin market prices. More than half of the polled experts shared this opinion. Many of the individuals surveyed also expressed concerns about the issue with crypto custody, saying that the way cryptocurrency is stored now prevents […]

US economy grows at the fastest pace since 2014

US economy grows at the fastest pace since 2014

The second quarter was big for the U.S. economy. In the second quarter, the U.S. economy grew at an annualized rate of 4.1%, almost double the 2.2% growth rate seen to start the year. This marks the fastest pace of growth for the U.S. economy in any quarter since the third quarter of 2014. This […]

Amazon second-quarter earnings beat expectations, shares jump

Amazon second-quarter earnings beat expectations, shares jump

Amazon (AMZN) reported better-than-expected earnings on Thursday afternoon, a day after Facebook’s (FB) lackluster second-quarter earnings report led to a historic sell-off. The Seattle tech giant on Thursday reported earnings-per-share of $5.07, higher than analysts’ expectations of $2.49 per share. Net sales for Amazon Web Services, or AWS, climbed to $6.1 billion, which is up from $4.1 billion […]

EDF Wooing Pension Funds to Finance Sizewell UK Nuclear Plant

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Morning Brief: EU readies $20B worth of tariffs against US

Morning Brief: EU readies $20B worth of tariffs against US

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 What to watch today REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo More On Wednesday, Facebook (FB) earnings after the bell will be the day’s most anticipated report, though Tuesday’s reaction to Alphabet’s report casts doubt on the notion that big tech earnings will help boost the market to new highs. Inside Facebook’s earnings, investors will […]

Drazkowski Files Campaign Finance Board Violation Report Against State Representative Ilhan Omar's Campaign …

Drazkowski Files Campaign Finance Board Violation Report Against State Representative Ilhan Omar's Campaign …

Citing the improper usage of campaign funds to pay for non-campaign related expenses, State Representative Steve Drazkowski (R-Mazeppa) has filed a campaign violation report against the still-active Neighbors for Ilhan (Omar) state representative campaign committee. Drazkowski said Omar’s campaign finance reports show she used campaign money to pay legal fees to her divorce attorney. “I’m […]

Google parent Alphabet's earnings beat expectations, shares rally

Google parent Alphabet's earnings beat expectations, shares rally

Google’s parent company Alphabet (GOOG, GOOGL) reported better-than-expected second-quarter earnings on Monday afternoon several days after EU regulators fined the tech giant for antitrust issues. Including the $5.1 billion fine from EU regulators, the Mountain View, California-based tech giant reported $4.54 earnings-per-share on revenues of the $32.7 billion. Not including the fine, the company separately reported […]