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Here's How This Latina Navigated Her Transition From Finance To Tech

Here's How This Latina Navigated Her Transition From Finance To Tech

Marlene ArroyoMarlene Arroyo Marlene Arroyo may have started her career in finance, but it was the human aspect of any job that always drew her in. From Dell to her current role as the lead of People Operations at a high growth tech company in Silicon Valley, she has made it her career mission to […]

Financing dies in darkness? The impact of newspaper closures on public finance

Financing dies in darkness? The impact of newspaper closures on public finance

Local newspapers in the United States have been steadily declining in recent years. Accompanying this change was a decline in statehouse reporters who play an important role in gathering information about local governments and reporting it to their readers. Related academic studies in the political economy space show that geographic areas with reduced local media […]

The future of finance

The future of finance

Blockchain and cryptocurrencies could transform the financial system. In today’s world, carrying out transactions has become a ­relatively straightforward process especially since the arrival of online banking. However, the system is not perfect as it involves many intermediaries such as banks, credit card companies and the Swift network. As many parties are involved, it can […]

How to guard against the next financial meltdown

How to guard against the next financial meltdown

While you should always take predictions of disaster with a pinch of salt, it also pays to be prepared. After one of the longest bull runs in history, a market slowdown has to come at some point. All you can do is prepare for the worst, while hoping for the best. The trade wars of […]

In government, UK's Labour would nationalize quickly, finance spokesman says

In government, UK's Labour would nationalize quickly, finance spokesman says

Britain’s opposition Labour party would move to nationalize key industries as a priority if it took office, its finance spokesman said ahead of its annual conference. John McDonnell said Labour would set up Public Ownership Unit in the finance ministry “immediately” on entering government, and that in some cases investors might not be compensated. “We’re […]

Finance ministry officials to brief parliamentary panel on ponzi scheme bill

Finance ministry officials to brief parliamentary panel on ponzi scheme bill

Senior finance ministry officials will brief a parliamentary committee later this week on a Bill to ban ponzi schemes. The Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2018, which proposes to ban unregulated deposits and has a 10-year jail term provision, was introduced in the Lok Sabha in July during Parliament’s Monsoon Session. The Bill was […]

South Korean Finance Minister Optimistic About Revised US Trade Deal

South Korean Finance Minister Optimistic About Revised US Trade Deal

The first trade deal that the Trump administration successfully renegotiated in March is waiting to be signed by the U.S. and South Korean governments—likely next week. Still, it needs approval from each legislature before taking effect. “When it comes to ratifying the Korea-U.S. free-trade agreement, I have an optimistic view,” Mr. Kim said in an […]

Senate candidates to start electronically filing campaign finance reports, pending president approval

Senate candidates to start electronically filing campaign finance reports, pending president approval

Sens. Jon Tester, D-Mont., left, and Steve Daines, R-Mont., (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) After over 15 years of legislative attempts, Senate candidates might finally start electronically filing their campaign finance reports. Congress passed a bill last week that would require Senate candidates to file their campaign finance disclosures directly to the Federal Election Commission, rather […]

Court declares Finance Bill illegal

Court declares Finance Bill illegal

The government suffered a major blow on Wednesday after a court ruled that Treasury CS Henry Rotich did not follow the right procedure when he presented the Finance Bill, 2018. Justice Wilfrida Okwany has further said that there was no public participation on the bill before it was implemented. “The finance bill including taxation cannot […]

Board of Elections mystery: Who there tampered with Aftab Pureval documents – and why?

Board of Elections mystery: Who there tampered with Aftab Pureval documents – and why?

Hamilton County Clerk of Courts Aftab Pureval speaks at a fundraising event for his 1st House District campaign challenge to veteran Republican Rep. Steve Chabot at a supporters home, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Maineville, Ohio.(Photo: John Minchillo, AP) This story has been updated to reflect that it’s a board employee or employees who are […]

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