• Business Analysts

    A Skeptical Stock Analyst Wins Big by Seeking Out Frauds

    Last month, federal authorities charged the founder of the electric vehicle manufacturer Nikola, which had gone public in the summer of 2020, with defrauding investors. They were led there partly by the work of a little-known Wall Streeter named Nathan Anderson. A stock researcher and investor, Mr. Anderson and his upstart firm, Hindenburg Research, are having a moment. In early August, the Securities and Exchange Commission subpoenaed the sports betting firm DraftKings after Hindenburg said in a June report that it had potentially enabled black-market betting. And shares of Lordstown Motors have fallen nearly 70 percent since Hindenburg said in  

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  • Health Insurance

    Polis signs legislation seeking to drive down cost of health insurance, prescription drugs | Legislature

    After a long and winding path, Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday signed into law two of the 2021 General Assembly session’s signature pieces of health care legislation that aim to make health insurance and prescription drugs more affordable. “Saving people money on health care is really core to our goals and our needs as a state,” Polis said during the bill signing ceremony. “It’s more than just health care, it’s the well-being of our communities. It’s economic security for ourselves, our families, and our small businesses.”  Under House Bill 1232, insurers, health care providers and hospitals would have three  

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  • Business Marketing

    WUKY Seeking Applicants for Small Business Marketing Award

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 4, 2021) — WUKY is excited to announce its newest initiative to support local, small businesses and organizations within Central Kentucky through the WUKY Small Business Marketing Award.   This new program is geared to support locally-owned for-profit and nonprofits with on-air and online marketing via 91.3FM WUKY and its digital channels, with an emphasis on organizations that target underserved communities in the region.   Grant amounts range from $5,000 to $10,000 for on-air underwriting (program sponsorships) and digital advertising on WUKY. Awards are determined by a committee, which consists of individuals from various backgrounds.   The deadline for all  

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  • Business Management

    Employers Increasingly Seeking Business Management Graduates With Proven Skillsets

    SALT LAKE CITY, May 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Until recently, a bachelor’s degree, for most college graduates, was the ticket to a fruitful job search. However, as businesses have embraced evolving technologies at a seemingly breakneck pace, their expectations of job applicants have evolved as well. Researchers, including administrators at Ensign College, have observed this evolution, responding with updated degree offerings designed to meet the demand for capable employees. Ensign College Many employers have experience hiring graduates whose bachelor’s degrees left them heavy on theory and light on practical skills and application. They no longer have the budget or  

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  • Business Management

    Employers Increasingly Seeking Business Management Graduates With Proven Skillsets | National News

    SALT LAKE CITY, May 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Until recently, a bachelor’s degree, for most college graduates, was the ticket to a fruitful job search. However, as businesses have embraced evolving technologies at a seemingly breakneck pace, their expectations of job applicants have evolved as well. Researchers, including administrators at Ensign College, have observed this evolution, responding with updated degree offerings designed to meet the demand for capable employees. Many employers have experience hiring graduates whose bachelor’s degrees left them heavy on theory and light on practical skills and application. They no longer have the budget or bandwidth to  

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  • Loans

    White farmers sue seeking government loan forgiveness

    Some Midwestern farmers are suing the federal government alleging they’re ineligible for a COVID-19 stimulus loan forgiveness program because they’re white By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press April 29, 2021, 10:41 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MADISON, Wis. — A group of Midwestern farmers sued the federal government Thursday alleging they can’t participate in a COVID-19 loan forgiveness program because they’re white. The group of plaintiffs includes farmers from Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota and Ohio. According to the lawsuit, the Biden administration’s COVID-19 stimulus plan provides $4 billion to forgive loans for  

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  • Loans With Collateral

    How small businesses seeking funding can prove why they deserve it

    Need money? Money for your small businesses is out there. Lots of it. There is even free money available to small businesses right now. My friend and colleague here at USA TODAY, Rhonda Abrams, wrote a valuable column recently about the latest round of Paycheck Protection Program funding, the different types of loans that are available, and where to find them, and that is a good start. So yes, money is available, that’s not the question. Rather, the question is, how do you get your share? And the answer is: You need to know what banks are looking for  

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  • Business Management

    EPA Seeking Small Business Review Panel Participants

    Tuesday, February 16, 2021 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on February 11, 2021, that it is inviting small businesses, governments, and not-for-profits to participate as Small Entity Representatives (SER) to provide advice and recommendations to a Small Business Advocacy Review (SBAR) Panel for asbestos, part 1:  chrysotile asbestos.  The Panel will focus on EPA’s development of a proposed rule to address unreasonable risks identified in EPA’s recently completed Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) risk evaluation for asbestos, part 1:  chrysotile asbestos.  As reported in our January 4, 2021, memorandum, of the six use categories evaluated (chlor-alkali diaphragms, sheet  

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