Chamath Palihapitiya’s SPAC for Sunlight Financial is another sign of a renewables boom
Updated on: 2021-01-25T18:46:09Z
Former Facebook employee and current enfant terrible of high finance Chamath Palihapitiya is making news again with a $1.3 billion twofer SPAC and PIPE deal into the solar energy financing company, Sunlight Financial. Sunlight Financial is essentially a lendi…
How to Get a New Job in 2021, With Ramit Sethi
Updated on: 2021-01-25T19:00:00Z
The pandemic has created a nightmare job scenario for many of us this year—whether we’ve had to take a large pay cut, lost our jobs entirely, or found ourselves stuck in a job that we hate. With the job market looking as dismal as it is now, is there any hope…
Indian shares rise as banking stocks shine - Reuters India
Updated on: 2021-01-25T04:22:00Z
Indian shares rose on Monday after ending the previous session lower, boosted by gains in banking and finance stocks in an upbeat Asian market.
Why BlackBerry's stock has been skyrocketing - Yahoo Canada Finance
Updated on: 2021-01-25T19:57:00Z
- Why BlackBerry's stock has been skyrocketing Yahoo Canada Finance
- Investor exuberance pushes BlackBerry shares up 20% to highest point since 2011 CBC.ca
- BlackBerry Comments on Trading Activity at Request of the Industry Regulator…
Source: Yahoo Entertainment
France's Le Maire: GDP target a stretch if new lockdown imposed - Reuters
Updated on: 2021-01-25T17:45:00Z
France will find it very difficult to reach its 2021 target of 6% economic growth if another general lockdown is imposed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Bloomberg Television on Monday.
UPDATE 1-Finnish food delivery startup Wolt says raised $530 mln - Reuters
Updated on: 2021-01-25T12:08:00Z
Finnish food delivery startup Wolt said on Monday it had raised $530 million from a number of investment firms to finance its expansion beyond the delivery of restaurant food.
Canada concerned by Biden's 'Buy American' plans, says finance minister - Reuters
Updated on: 2021-01-25T18:21:00Z
Canada is concerned by U.S. President Joe Biden's plans for a "Buy American" program, which is designed to ensure domestic firms benefit from federal spending, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Monday.
Germany's Scholz congratulates Yellen, wants to tackle digital tax - Reuters
Updated on: 2021-01-25T23:39:00Z
German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz on Tuesday welcomed the U.S. Senate confirmation of Janet Yellen as first woman Treasury secretary, voicing hope that she could bring progress in reaching an international agreement on digital taxation.
Swedish Finance Minister says extra COVID measures to cost 63 bln SEK in 2021 - Reuters
Updated on: 2021-01-25T12:40:00Z
New measures and extensions to existing COVID support will cost around 63 billion crowns ($7.61 billion) in 2021, bringing the total cost of efforts to support the economy through the pandemic to 374 billion crowns, the government said on Monday.
Proving voicemail doesn’t have to be wack, the Slack-backed startup Yac raises $7.5 million
Updated on: 2021-01-25T13:30:44Z
Yac, the Orlando, Fla.-based startup that’s digitizing voice messages for remote offices, has raised $7.5 million in a new round of funding. The company’s service has garnered enough attention to pick up a pretty sizable new round from investors led by GGV Ca…
Budweiser joins Coke, Pepsi brands in sitting out Super Bowl - Yahoo Canada Finance
Updated on: 2021-01-25T12:05:00Z
- Budweiser joins Coke, Pepsi brands in sitting out Super Bowl Yahoo Canada Finance
- Budweiser is skipping the Super Bowl for the first time in nearly four decades CTV News
- Budweiser to sit out Super Bowl to support vaccine awarenes…
Source: Yahoo Entertainment
EU sees no cliff-edge ending for COVID fiscal stimulus - Reuters Africa
Updated on: 2021-01-25T20:15:00Z
European governments will not need to abruptly end fiscal support for their economies after the pandemic, top officials said on Monday, noting that any withdrawal of stimulus would be carried out gradually and only once the economy has recovered.
Hogan Lovells partner takes consumer financial services group to Goodwin Procter - Reuters
Updated on: 2021-01-25T22:56:00Z
Goodwin Procter is boosting its consumer financial services litigation practice with six Hogan Lovells lawyers, including New York partner Allison Schoenthal.
Autonomous driving startup Uisee attracts Chinese state investor in $150M round
Updated on: 2021-01-25T03:46:14Z
There is no lack of state funding for China’s smart driving startups nowadays as the country advances its goal to become a global leader in artificial intelligence in a decade’s time. The latest to get a financial boost is Uisee, a Beijing-based company found…
Cairn Energy threatens to enforce arbitration award against Indian assets overseas - letter - Reuters India
Updated on: 2021-01-25T13:28:00Z
Cairn Energy has begun to take steps to identify Indian assets overseas against which it can enforce the $1.2 billion award it won last month in a treaty arbitration case against the South Asian nation, according to a letter seen by Reuters.
Another Wild Day For GameStonk
Updated on: 2021-01-25T23:15:00Z
Last Friday, GameStop’s stock price closed at an all time high of $65. Today, it shot up 18% higher, breaking records again after an even wilder day of Wall Street roulette thanks to finance redditors and enthusiast day-traders who have turned things into a m…
Premier Oil names Alexander Krane as CFO - Reuters
Updated on: 2021-01-25T08:45:00Z
Premier Oil said on Monday Alexander Krane would take over as its chief financial officer as a reverse takeover of the company by private equity-backed Chrysaor Holdings is set to complete in the first quarter of 2021.
Personal Finance Daily: Biden is reversing Trump’s transgender military ban — but workplace discrimination remains a problem for LGBT Americans, and when can younger, healthy people get vaccinated?
Updated on: 2021-01-25T21:28:55Z
Monday’s top personal finance stories
Recruiter SThree's profit beats estimates; resumes dividend - Reuters
Updated on: 2021-01-25T07:32:00Z
Recruiter SThree Plc said on Monday its annual profit nearly halved, but the company still managed to beat market expectations and resumed dividend as a recovery in the United States offset a hit from the COVID-19 pandemic.