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Make these money moves during the coronavirus pandemic, says NFL linebacker Brandon Copeland

New England Patriots player Brandon Copeland has teamed up with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to shed light on resources available to Americans during the Covid-19 crisis.

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The stock market election indicator should be good for Trump, but this year could be an exception

The S&P 500 is up more than 5% since July 31, and that higher market would normally favor the White House incumbent.

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On the heels of Amazon Prime Day’s success, more Black Friday-like deals are starting

Thanks to Amazon, the holiday shopping season is underway. Now, Target, Walmart and Best Buy are rolling out their own Black Friday-like deals as early as October.

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This comic was $2 short of getting Trump's $300 weekly unemployment benefit. Now, he’s on the edge of financial ruin

Roughly 6% of workers collecting unemployment insurance from their state didn't get the $300 weekly aid because they fell below the $100-a-week threshold, according to an initial estimate from Eliza Forsythe, a labor economist and assistant professor at the University of Illinois.

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These three tech stocks may reap the rewards of a brand advertising rebound

Certain tech companies appear especially well-positioned for the recovery of brand advertising as marketers are looking for additional information about what they're getting for their money, along with the flexibility to switch out messaging or placements especially as the pandemic rages on, experts say. 

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Here’s where Biden and Trump stand on your taxes

The final debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic contender Joe Biden is set for Thursday. Here's what you should know about their tax plans.

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OECD Report Outlines Challenges Facing ESG Investing

CIO | Oct 19, 2020 Study finds ‘little evidence’ of consistent ESG over-performance in recent years. A new report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said that while “loosely defined” metrics seem to indicate that environment, social, and governance (ESG) investing provides superior returns, “a more in-depth analysis suggests that financial performance


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CIBC issues inaugural Green Bond

CIBC Press Release | Oct 20, 2020 Bond will help finance assets, businesses and projects that shape a more sustainable economy TORONTO, Oct. 19, 2020 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) announced today a USD$500 million, five-year green bond to help finance new and existing green projects, assets, and businesses that mitigate the risks


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Corporate execs are talking differently on earnings calls to please the machines

A recent study found that executives on earnings calls are increasingly avoiding using negative words and trying to sound more upbeat.

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SEC Chairman Clayton says mom and pop investors should shy away from these investments

Flavor-of-the-month types of investments make SEC chairman Jay Clayton nervous, he said at a CNBC event Tuesday.

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KABN North America and BOON Rewards Set to Launch Cashback and Rewards Programs

KABN and KABN Kash | Release | Oct 20, 2020 TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / October 20, 2020 / KABN Systems NA Holdings Corp. (CSE:KABN) (the "Company" or "KABN North America"), a Canadian Fintech company that specializes in continuous online identity verification, management and monetization in Canada and the U.S., is pleased to announce that


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Mario Gabelli sees 'extraordinarily good' U.S. economic growth in 2021

Investor Mario Gabelli struck a positive note on Tuesday on the U.S. economy even as coronavirus cases in the country are on the rise.

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Why embracing diversity, equity and inclusion matters to financial advisor firms

As more Americans push for diversity, equality and inclusion in the world around them, financial advisors are finding ways to adapt.

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Retail And The Underbanked Opportunity

Forbes | Dennis Mitzner | Oct 20, 2020 In the last 10 years, the global retail industry has been hit by a debilitating concoction of technological disruptions and competitive challenges. From issue-based brand boycotts to rapidly changing customer expectations, many of these challenges have disproportionately affected the brick-and-mortar retail market. Even before the current global


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BC tech orgs lobby federal, provincial governments for scale-up funding

Betakit | Isabelle Kirkwood | Oct 19, 2020 A collection of innovation-focused organizations in British Columbia (BC) are pushing the federal and provincial governments to bring the Ontario-focused Scale-Up Platform out west, BetaKit has learned. The group is seeking funding from both the federal and provincial governments, with an ask of $31 million from Western


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