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Britney Spears’ dad Jamie Spears ‘still controls her finances after her breakdown a decade ago’

Britney Spears reportedly can’t access her own money (Picture: Getty) The Toxic singer is said to have a conservatorship where under US law a responsible adult is appointed to look after the finances of another adult that can’t care or manage their own finances themselves. This arrangement with her dad Jamie Spears came about after Britney’s mental breakdown in 2008 which saw ... Read More »

RBI proposes wholesale, long-term finance banks

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday proposed to float wholesale and long-term finance (WLTF) banks that would fund long-term high-value projects — something similar to the development finance institutions (DFIs) of the past. “Going forward, considering the existing landscape of banking and non-banking services in the country, it is felt that there is a need to explore the ... Read More »

Trump’s spending agenda could be a ‘recipe for disaster’, says NYU finance professor

The problem for President Trump is implementing his agenda: Expert  12 Hours Ago | 02:51 President Donald Trump’s spending reform agenda could turn out to be a “recipe for disaster” and a significant risk to the U.S. economy if more attention is not paid to the implementation process, NYU finance professor Edward Altman has warned. Describing the policies as “risky,” Altman ... Read More »

The week ahead in business and finance

Ladbrokes Coral will publish its  maiden full-year results as a newly merged group on Tuesday Monday March 27 Full-year results:Eleco, Bank of Cyprus Holdings, Inspired Energy, X5 Retail Group Interim results: You Gov Trading update: Toople Economics: GfK consumer climate (GER), private loans y/y (EU), M3 money supply y/y (EU) Tuesday March 28 In its maiden full-year results as a ... Read More »

Global finance gathering struggles to define trade stance

BADEN-BADEN, Germany (AP) — Financial officials from the world’s biggest economies are struggling to define a common stance on trade in the face of the Trump administration’s insistence that cross-border commerce must be “fair” as well as “free.” Finance ministers from the Group of 20 powers comprising more than 80 percent of the global economy debated the wording of their ... Read More »

Finance companies grapple with the age of uncertainty

Just over a year ago, when Lloyd Blankfein, chief executive of Goldman Sachs, and Gary Cohn, the investment bank’s then president, wrote their annual message to the company’s shareholders, they talked of “pervasive uncertainty”. They cited worries about economic growth, monetary policy and investor sentiment, and wrote that the UK’s referendum on EU membership, the US presidential election and market ... Read More »

3 Finance-Technology Skills CFOs Should Seek

Technology has changed every industry. From the technology in our hands to the software that revolutionizes how we do business, few areas remain untouched. In the case of finance and HR solutions, the proper technology can provide great insight into how organizations can lower debt, expand EBITDA margin and drive overall performance. However, as tech evolves, so must our tactics ... Read More »

CEO Uses His Own Salary to Raise Employee Wages to $70,000

Many companies have raised their minimum wages in recent years in order to compete for better talent. But one company is taking that concept to a whole new level. Dan Price, founder of Gravity Payments, recently announced to his employees that the company is raising its minimum annual salary to $70,000. So even the lowest paid clerks and customer service ... Read More »

Five Ways Financial Advisors Can Cash In On Social Media

START SLIDESHOW › Just as the social media giants are making gains in audience, you can tag along—expanding your sales flow in the process. By Mostafa Razzak Many people in financial services see social media as a simple broadcast platform, where messages, blog posts and other featured communications stick to a billboard as though they were press releases or boilerplate ... Read More »

Industry Leaders Discuss Trade, E-Commerce With WTO Chief

Industry Leaders Discuss Trade, E-Commerce With WTO Chief Representatives of Indian industry, including online retail and technology firms, Wednesday discussed issues pertaining to global trade and e-commerce with WTO chief Roberto Azevedo. The roundtable meeting here was organised by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). It was attend by Bharti Enterprises Chairman Sunil Mittal and representatives of companies including Paytm, ... Read More »