• Finance

    NJ.com to host virtual finance event with tips for budgeting and saving: How to sign up for free

    As part of NJ.com’s new EmpowerU series, we’re hosting “New Year Money Moves,” a free virtual event on Jan. 24 at 3 p.m. detailing key steps you can take to improve your finances this year. Hear from experts directly about best techniques and strategies for setting and achieving manageable money goals. The panel features two certified financial planners will give tips for creating a personal budget, paying off debt and saving to meet financial goals for 2022 and beyond. “New Year Money Moves” will be moderated by reporter Karin Price Mueller, who covers consumer affairs, personal finance and pandemic-related issues  

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    Insights on the Finance and Accounting Outsourcing Global Market to 2026 – Featuring Accenture, Capgemini and Genpact Among Others – ResearchAndMarkets.com

    DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Finance and Accounting Outsourcing – Global Market Trajectory & Analytics” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Finance and Accounting Outsourcing estimated at US$37.9 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$53.4 Billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 5.9% over the analysis period. Global Finance and Accounting Outsourcing Market to Reach US$53.4 Billion by the Year 2026 Accounting outsourcing service constitutes a critical function in the overall finance and accounting market. The global economic crisis is expected to foster the  

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    Breaking Down Corporate Finance Careers, From Hedge Funds to M&A

    The Stock Market in 2021: Best and Worst Performing Sectors It was another eventful year—and while it may not quite compare to the pandemonium experienced in 2020, it was still jam-packed with market moving events, such as: The highly-anticipated rollout of COVID-19 vaccines Supply chain disruptions and an ongoing semiconductor shortage Record-setting stimulus spending and debt accumulation by governments around the world The emergence of new variants of concern such as Delta and Omicron Big political upsets and the Capitol riots Rising evidence of (non-transitory) inflation Let’s take a look at which sectors thrived during the twists and turns of  

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    The best business books we read in 2021: Yahoo Finance

    The second year of the coronavirus pandemic showed that the world isn’t slowing down any time soon, and neither is creativity. From biographies of famous economic leaders to a retrospective of our nation’s response to the pandemic and a deep dive into the scandals of Nixon’s VP Spiro Agnew, there was no shortage of books that captured the attention of the Yahoo Finance staff in 2021. Here are the top nine books the Yahoo Finance staff read and loved this year.  (Photo: Penguin Random House) “This historical biography of economist John Maynard Keynes delves into the life and work of  

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    Ant’s consumer finance unit to boost its capital to $4.7 bln

    A man walks past an Ant Group logo at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) in Shanghai, China July 8, 2021. REUTERS/Yilei Sun Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, Dec 24 (Reuters) – The consumer finance unit of China’s Ant Group will boost the company’s capital to 30 billion yuan ($4.71 billion) from 8 billion yuan, and introduce 4 new strategic investors, an exchange filing released on Friday said. The unit, Chongqing Ant Consumer Finance Co Ltd, is under regulatory pressure to fold Ant’s two lucrative micro-loan businesses Jiebei and Huabei into it, which would make  

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  • Finance

    Race and finance: the student loan trap

    This is the second of a series of articles looking at race and the financial system When US civil rights campaigners of the last century took to the streets, they dreamt of a day when black Americans would enjoy the same educational opportunities as everyone else in the country. Sabrina Cannon has lived that dream — and it has landed her deep in debt. Cannon, 33, was the first member of her African-American family in Buffalo, New York, to go to college, using $100,000 in federal student loans to obtain a marketing degree in 2010 from Niagara University, a nearby  

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    Turkish Finance Minister briefs bank associations on new economic model

    Finance Minister Nureddin Nebati briefed Turkey’s banking association, Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency (BDDK), and state bank managers on the government’s new low-rates economic model, the association said on Saturday, after the lira currency sank to record lows. “Our banks will continue to use their resources to meet the financial needs of households and the real sector, within the free-market mechanism that operates with its rules,” the banking association said in a statement. It said the goal of the meeting was to discuss “healthy, consistent growth.” On Thursday, Turkey’s central bank cut its benchmark policy rate for the fourth consecutive  

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    ‘Green defectors’ ditch high-flying careers in business and finance

    Six years ago, Samantha Cooper had a high-powered job in London’s Canary Wharf financial district and a hard-charging life to match it. At 42, she was running a global trading team at oil group BP, rising at dawn and heading straight to the gym, checking emails all the way for any market-moving news. To recover from her punishing working weeks, she would book last-minute flights to the Maldives, business class. Or fantasise about plans for an underground swimming pool at her second home in Kent. It was an exhausting, but addictive, way to live. “There was always that feeling that  

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