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2017 CGAP Photo Contest Seeks Entries on Financial Inclusion, Microfinance, Digital Finance

24 Jul
Digital Finance

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 25, 2017: Help capture and share the impact of financial inclusion around the world by submitting photos to the 2017 CGAP Photo Contest, now open for entries. Financial services play an important role in helping reduce extreme poverty and increase prosperity, yet two billion people remain financially excluded. They lack access to […]

The 10 U.S. Cities Where The Cost Of Living Is Rising Fastest

19 Jun
US-Cities on the Eastern Seaboard at Night from the ISS

LOS ANGELES, June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — American household debt totalled a record $12.73 trillion as of March 2017, so cost of living concerns are more pertinent than ever. Personal finance news and features website GOBankingRates conducted a study to identify which cities across America have seen the largest increase in cost of living expenses from […]

China’s FinTech will lead global development

10 Jun
China's FinTech will lead global development

HONG KONG, June 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On 2nd June, world-renowned financial magazine, The Economist, hosted a summit titled “Finance Disrupted: Asia“ in Hong Kong. In addition to Morgan Stanley’s Managing Director, Crawford Jamieson, President of UBS Asia Pacific, Kathryn Shih, Executive Vice President of ANZ Group, Farhan Faruqui, and other international leading experts, a […]

Economic Indices

04 Jun
Economic Indices

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Following is the daily “Profile America” feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:  ECONOMIC INDICES Profile America — Monday, June 5th. This date is notable in the realm of economics, for it marks three significant anniversaries in that science. Political economist Adam Smith was born on this date in 1723 […]

GlobalData Travel and Tourism Survey 2017-2018

29 May
Travel and Tourism Survey

Majority of air travelers are travelling for business purposes rather than leisure. Online price comparison websites and airline websites are mostly preferred by travelers for booking air tickets, as these channels help them to save money by finding the best deals. Additionally, travel mobile apps are a great bonus for customers, as they are a […]

The Economist Speaks With US President Donald Trump About His Economic Policy And More

11 May
urban night blur by the economist

TRUMPONOMICS: “It really has to do with self-respect as a Nation” LONDON, May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — US President Donald Trump, along with Steve Mnuchin, the treasury secretary and Gary Cohn, the director of the National Economic Council, sat down with editors from The Economist on May 4th 2017 to discuss the Trump administration’s economic policy. […]

Political instability in Europe is driving people to offshore investments

09 May
sunset summer ocean

Despite markets cheering Emmanuel Macron’s victory in the French election on Sunday, Europe’s rich are far from feeling the quickly shifting political landscape makes for a good place to keep their cash. A new GlobalData report on asset allocation trends has found an increasingly large proportion of European high net worth individual’s (HNWI) wealth is […]

Statement by Canadian American Business Council CEO Maryscott Greenwood on recent Canada/U.S. trade developments

25 Apr
Canadian American Business

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — “Now is a good time to update NAFTA. However, it is important to understand that neither dairy nor lumber are covered by the NAFTA. The fact that these two protected sectors are the subject of bilateral disputes in recent weeks is not evidence that NAFTA is failing.” “We believe […]

Free File Tops 50 Million Users Continuing to Serve the American Taxpayers

15 Apr
American Taxpayers

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Free File Program is pleased to announce that the Free File Alliance, the pioneering public-private partnership between industry-leading tax software companies and the IRS, that makes free tax software available to 70 percent of taxpayers, recently surpassed 50 million users since the program started. Tim Hugo, Free File Alliance […]

World University Rankings

07 Mar
Harvard Dining Hall - World University Rankings

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 LONDON, March 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — QS name world‘s top universities for 46 subjects QS Quacquarelli Symonds, global higher education analysts, have named the world’s best universities for the study of 46 subjects. The 7th QS World University Rankings by Subject sees Harvard University ranked as the leading institution […]

Trump revolution and pre-war Germany

14 Feb
Brandenburg Gate, Berlin - Trump Revolution

What understanding and use of economic law made it possible for Germany to advance from economic bankruptcy and 25% unemployment in 1933 to conquest of most of Europe and North Africa? What application does the answer have to today’s world. To the Trump revolution, the price of gold and the future of stocks and bonds? […]