Alliant Energy Finance, LLC Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering

Alliant Energy Finance, LLC Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering

The net proceeds from this offering are intended to be used to retire AEF’s variable-rate term loan credit agreements expiring in 2018, to reduce the Company’s outstanding commercial paper and for general corporate purposes. The Notes will be offered and sold to qualified institutional buyers in reliance on Rule 144A under the Securities Act of […]

Vietnam Finance Minister Wants to Ban Bitcoin Mining Rigs

Vietnam Finance Minister Wants to Ban Bitcoin Mining Rigs

Osato Avan-Nomayo · June 6, 2018 · 2:00 am News has emerged of yet another cryptocurrency-related ban — this time in Vietnam. The country’s Finance Ministry is proposing a ban on the importation of cryptocurrency mining rigs. According to the ministry, these mining rigs are used to launch unregulated digital payment methods.  Vietnam Struggles to Get a […]

The Finance 202: Trump draws powerful enemy in trade fight: the Koch brothers

The Finance 202: Trump draws powerful enemy in trade fight: the Koch brothers

THE TICKER (Miller Hawkins/MSNBC) President Trump’s trade offensive just drew its first serious opposition at home.  Congressional Republican leaders may be unwilling for now to do more than voice their objections to billions of dollars in tariffs the administration is moving to impose on imports from around the globe. But the Koch brothers’ political network […]

Finance App Albert Raises $5 Million To Help You Solve Your Money Problems

Finance App Albert Raises $5 Million To Help You Solve Your Money Problems

Albert, a financial service startup, raised $5 million in Series A funding from investors including QED, American Express Ventures, and Portag3. This brings its total funding to approximately $7.5 million. Read the full story here. Here’s how it works: It’s an app that tracks finances and makes personalized recommendations to help users take action. It’s […]

Shortage of IT talent poses risks to big US banks, finance firms

Shortage of IT talent poses risks to big US banks, finance firms

Bloomberg News/Landov American financial institutions are under greater threat from cyberattacks, executives and government regulators say. WASHINGTON – American financial institutions face a greater threat from cyberattacks because of a shortage of high-tech professionals and poor coordination between the government and private sector on how to deter hackers, executives say. Financial services industry […]

Gaswick named Vice President for Administration and Finance

Gaswick named Vice President for Administration and Finance

CHADRON – Kari Gaswick has been named the Vice President for Administration and Finance at Chadron State College, President Randy Rhine announced May 14. Gaswick, formerly the college’s Comptroller, replaces Dale Grant, who retired May 11. “Kari has served Chadron State College extraordinarily well as our Comptroller for four years and that role helped prepare […]

Morning Brief: US, China near deal to lift US sales ban on ZTE, tariffs

Morning Brief: US, China near deal to lift US sales ban on ZTE, tariffs

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 What to watch today On Tuesday, investors will have a fairly busy earnings schedule with AutoZone (AZO), Kohl’s (KSS), Intuit (INTU), Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), and TJ Maxx parent company TJX (TJX) all set to report results. Reports from Kohl’s and TJX will be closely tracked by investors during a week […]

Voices of Conservation Finance: An Interview with David Meyers

Voices of Conservation Finance: An Interview with David Meyers

In this episode of the podcast “Voices of Conservation Finance,” our guest was David Meyers, Senior Technical Advisor to the Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN) at the United Nations Development Programme. He was also recently hired as the first Executive Director of Conservation Finance Alliance (CFA). David shared how his passion for biodiversity protection and effective […]