Day: December 13, 2021

Dow slumps 300 points and Nasdaq slips further as focus shifts to Fed and ‘tidal wave’ of omicron

Losses for stock benchmarks on Wall Street deepened Monday, as worries about monetary policy and omicron undercut recent bullishness that brought the S&P 500 to a record close on Friday. What’s happening The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.89% retreated 313 points, or 0.9%, to 35,660. The S&P 500 SPX, -0.69% fell 0.6%, or 30 …

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ISS and Glass Lewis Issue Voting Policy Updates for 2022

December 13, 2021 Click for PDF Institutional Shareholder Services (“ISS”) and Glass, Lewis & Co. (“Glass Lewis”), the two major proxy advisory firms, recently released updates to their proxy voting policies for the 2022 proxy season.  The ISS U.S. policy updates are available here.  The ISS updates will apply for shareholder meetings on or after …

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Bags of cash: NatWest fined $351 mln over money laundering

LONDON, Dec 13 (Reuters) – NatWest has been fined 265 million pounds ($350.9 million) for failing to prevent the laundering of nearly 400 million pounds, capping the first criminal money laundering case against a British bank. The fine would have been north of 300 million pounds, but a deduction was made for the bank’s guilty …

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Medicare urged to flex its power and slash back premium hike

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of a Senate panel that oversees Medicare says the Biden administration should use its legal… WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of a Senate panel that oversees Medicare says the Biden administration should use its legal authority to cut back a hefty premium increase soon hitting millions of enrollees, as a …

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Sandy Springs resident aims to simplify mealtime with TheDinnerClub

Blake Gleaves. With two kids under 4 and a baby on the way, Blake Gleaves and his wife don’t have much time to plan meals. That’s why the Sandy Springs resident launched a business earlier this year to help answer the constant question: “What’s for dinner?” Gleaves is the founder of meal subscription service TheDinnerClub, …

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Winter Commencement 2021 recap: Your best photos, tweets, posts – News

Illinois State University conferred approximately 956 baccalaureate degrees and 240 graduate degrees at the Winter 2021 Commencement. This year, the University allowed Redbirds to celebrate an in-person commencement ceremony and a personalized Redbird Stage Crossing. Redbirds shared their winter commencement experiences throughout social media all weekend long. Check out this year’s round-up of some of …

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Winter Carnival selects court – Waupaca County Post

Iola event scheduled for Feb. 4-6 By Holly Neumann Iola-Scandinavia High School seniors Cameron Harbridge, Ella Gullixon, Tara Thompson, Morgan Anderson and Lydia Johnsrud have been selected as the 2022 Iola Winter Carnival Court. The Iola Winter Carnival is set to take place Friday to Sunday, Feb. 4-6, in Iola with limited events. Due to …

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Terahertz (THz) System Market Business Analysis 2021 by CAGR, Share, Revenue and Prominent Key Players to 2026

The research report on Terahertz (THz) System market comprises detailed assessment of the business space and provides a conclusive overview of the industry share, size, valuations, and growth opportunities. Additionally, insights about the various market segmentations are also documented in the report. Moreover, the report includes an in-depth analysis of factors that may impede the …

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Fragrances Candles Market Business Analysis 2021 by CAGR, Share, Revenue and Prominent Key Players to 2026

The research document on Fragrances Candles market aims to provide investors, stakeholders, and new entrants a clearer picture of the expansion trajectory of this domain by highlighting major growth drivers, restraints, and opportunities. Taking the analysis further, the document houses a granular evaluation of the various industry segments and the regional ambit, so as to …

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Outlier AI Revolutionizes Business Analysis by Bringing

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Outlier AI, the leading automated business analysis (ABA) platform, today released new features that enable users to move from automated AI-generated insights to deep data analysis with a single click. Designed around the way teams already work, analyze, and share their business data, the new features streamline …

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Physico-Chemical Property Measurements Market 2021- Trend, Business Growth, Pre and Post COVID-19 Analysis, Competitors, Revenue, Size, Share, Major Challenges, PEST Analysis and Forecast Details For 2027

The Physico-Chemical Property Measurements market statement contains data on market manufacture, market share, revenue, Market Size, Revenue generation, and growth rate for each major company, as well as failure data by regions, applications, and type history. The research also contains qualitative and quantitative evaluations of the market for the forecast period 2021 to 2021. The …

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Scientists finally have explanation for incredibly bright light that came from deep in space

Scientists say they finally have an explanation for a mystifying, bright blue light that came from deep in space. Three years ago, astronomers were stunned to see a bright blue flash that came out of the spiral arm of a distant galaxy, some 200 million light-years away. The initial detection of the event known as …

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Associa Equity Management & Realty Services Names Kimberly Emmett as Business Development Manager

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC and others. Claim your 1-week free trial to StreetInsider Premium here. Temecula, CA, Dec. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Associa Equity Management & Realty Services is pleased to announce that Kimberly Emmett has joined their team as business development manager. Ms. Emmett comes to Associa …

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US Healthcare Transportation Services Market 2021-2026

DUBLIN, Dec. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The “Healthcare Transportation Services Market Research Report by Type, End-user, and State – United States Forecast to 2026 – Cumulative Impact of COVID-19” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The United States Healthcare Transportation Services Market size was estimated at USD 15.72 billion in 2020, is expected to …

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IBTTA appoints new director of communications and director of content development

The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA), the worldwide association for the owners and operators of toll facilities and the businesses that serve the tolling industry, has named Jennifer Walsh as its director of communications and Jacob Barron as its director of content development. “I’m excited to have Jennifer and Jake join the IBTTA …

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Capitol attack panel set to recommend contempt charges against Mark Meadows | US Capitol attack

The House panel investigating the 6 January insurrection at the US Capitol is set to recommend contempt charges against former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on Monday as lawmakers are releasing new details about thousands of emails and texts he has handed over to the committee. In laying out the case for the …

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Golden Globes 2022: See the list of nominees

The movies “The Power of the Dog” and “Belfast” led film nominees, earning seven nods each. The HBO drama “Succession” earned the most nominations for TV series with five, followed closely with Apple’s “Ted Lasso” and “The Morning Show” with four nominations each. Rapper Snoop Dogg announced the nominees. Multiple media partners, including NBC that …

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“I’m not doing so well today,” Kentucky governor gives an emotional speech after tornado devastation

Deanne Criswell speaks with CNN. (CNN) Powerful storms like the ones that tore through parts of the central United States this weekend are the “new normal” in an era of climate change, the top federal emergency management official said on Sunday. Deanne Criswell, the FEMA administrator, said her agency was prepared to bolster resilience in …

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October-November MENA startups that attracted millions- Part 4 of 4  

Participation from international investors in UAE-based startups peaked to an all-time high in 2021 by the end of Q3. Jakarta’s venture capital investor Willson Cuaca was in the UAE taking a serious look at the UAE startup ecosystem. The co-founder and managing partner of East Ventures said: “The UAE startup ecosystem is a frontrunner in the …

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Libor limbers up for ‘Y2K’ walk into a $265 trillion sunset

LONDON/NEW YORK, Dec 13 (Reuters) – Bankers and regulators will be at their screens on New Year’s Eve to see if what was once dubbed the world’s most important number slips quietly into the history books. The London Interbank Offered Rate, or Libor, is finally being switched off, ending its role pricing derivatives and loans …

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Changes in Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Executive Management Team

HELSINKI, Dec. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — AHLSTROM-MUNKSJÖ OYJ PRESS RELEASE DECEMBER 13, 2021 at 16:00 EET  Mark Ushpol has been appointed Executive Vice President of the Food Packaging & Technical Solutions business area and succeeds Robyn Buss who is retiring. Mark Ushpol has been appointed Executive Vice President of the Food Packaging & Technical Solutions …

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Sustainability professionals need to ‘ride the momentum’ of COP26 into the New Year

EXCLUSIVE: As we approach the end of a whirlwind year for the sustainability profession, Japan Tobacco International’s (JTI) UK environmental lead Kirsty Rice lead reflects on how professionals can keep the momentum going and deliver deep decarbonisation and a just transition in 2022. Pictured: Direct solar steam generation at …

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Six Wabash Students Earn Orr Fellowships

Six Wabash College seniors have earned Orr Fellowships, guaranteeing them two-year, salaried positions with a host company in Indianapolis. This marks the most Orr Fellows from Wabash in an academic year in the program’s history. As Orr Fellows, Lucas Bender, Drew Bluethmann, Isaac Cloran, Kenny Coleman, Solomon Davis and Gerard Seig will receive executive mentorship …

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PJET Plans For 2022 Revenue Serving 500 Million University Students Worldwide

Dallas, Texas, Dec. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Priority Aviation, Inc. (OTC Pink: PJET) PJET has recently reorganized its business focus to concentrate on delivering university student life solutions starting first with an App positioned as the Airbnb or VRBO of student housing, Student Housing By Owner or SHBO. The development of the SHBO App …

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Eurofins’ Clinical Enterprise Launches New Partnership with Ginkgo Bioworks to Support Federally Funded COVID-19 PCR Testing Program

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Clinical Enterprise, Inc., a Eurofins Scientific Company, today announced it has launched a new partnership with Ginkgo Bioworks (NYSE: DNA) to support Operation Expanded Testing Program with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Defense. Operation Expanded Testing provides fully federally funded COVID-19 PCR testing to K-12 public and …

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Zuma Payroll names new vice president of business development

Zuma Payroll & Processing recently announced that Bernard Soto has joined the company as vice president of business development. Soto, who founded Associated Payroll Consultants in 2004 and later merged the company with Advantage Payroll in 2013, is an industry pioneer with more than 20 years of experience. In his role, Soto will identify new …

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