• Business Analysts

    JPMorgan edges closer to leaving pandemic behind, its earnings show

    Oct 13 (Reuters) – JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) beat analysts’ profit estimates on Wednesday, thanks to record revenue in some investment banking businesses and a sunnier economic outlook that allowed the largest U.S. bank to release money it had set aside for potential loan losses during the coronavirus pandemic. JPMorgan’s third-quarter profit was 24% higher than the same period last year, and the bank’s average loans and deposits rose, as did credit-card spending, helping JPMorgan’s lending income rise 2.5% from the second quarter. On a call with analysts, executives were cautiously optimistic that the economy is finally on a  

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  • Business Accounting

    5 reasons staff are leaving your firm

    Public accounting is engaged in a talent war. The leading voices in our profession consistently cite a pipeline issue — the number of accounting graduates and CPA candidates coming through the system is not high enough to meet demand — exacerbated by the strain brought about by COVID-19. However, this explanation is superficial; it only accounts for the symptoms and not the underlying illness. There’s been a great deal of talk about the “great resignation,” a supposed outgrowth of our collective pandemic experience. People had time to think about whether their job was the right one for them because they  

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  • Insurance

    Pandemic unemployment leaving more without health insurance

    Doctors and experts are worried that the number of people without health insurance is rising due to the pandemic. Migrants appear to be particularly affected, but there is also an increase among middle-class nationals. This negative consequence of the pandemic is happening across the European Union, but it is especially visible in Vienna. According to AmberMed, a free healthcare clinic in the city, the number of uninsured pregnant migrants there has increased by 30{de3fc13d4eb210e6ea91a63b91641ad51ecf4a1f1306988bf846a537e7024eeb}. Elina Smuk is one such migrant. She is Romanian and lost her job as an English teacher when the pandemic started. Losing her job also meant  

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