BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund has a tough choice to make in Argentina: Unlock over $5 billion in funds under the country’s loan deal as the government strains to stave off default, or hold the money back and risk sparking more market panic. FILE PHOTO: Argentine unions, small firms and activists march near Argentina's Congress to demand changes in President Mauricio Macri's economic policies, in Buenos Aires, Argentina April 4, 2019. The banner reads "Macri out and no to the IMF." REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian/File Photo The IMF, which agreed a $57 billion line of credit with the South American nation last year, needs to make a decision on releasing the latest tranche of those funds. The disbursement was originally set to be made this month. But that has been thrown into disarray after a huge primary election defeat for business-friendly President Mauricio Macri last month sparked a crash in the peso, leading his government to impose capital … [Read more...] about IMF has a decision to make in Argentina: rock or hard place?
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Jakarta (ANTARA) - Vice President M. Jusuf Kalla admitted to it being no easy task to decide on an apt location for the new capital city since 10 pre-requisites had to be met. "A decision had yet to be taken based on meeting 10 specific criteria agreed upon and put forth by Bappenas (the National Development Planning Board). The requirements are stringent and making a choice is not easy task," Kalla remarked here on Tuesday. Among the conditions are the place being strategically located in the heart of Indonesia; its populace being highly tolerant; carrying the least risk of natural disasters; and having no less than 60 thousand hectares of vacant area. "It could be in Kalimantan or Sulawesi. Sulawesi Island is, for instance, located in the heart, but the only drawback is the absence of a vacant and ready area. Although a ready location is in sight, but it has risky faults," Kalla explained. In the meantime, the government held the first cabinet meeting on Monday to hold … [Read more...] about Tough choice to make on new capital city’s location: VP
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Personal Tech Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Personal Tech | The Easy (and Free) Way to Make a Budget Spreadsheet Supported by TECH TIP With a little time, typing and easy-to-use software, you can quickly see your financial picture much more thoroughly and better plan for the future. ByJ. D. Biersdorfer Jan. 16, 2019 It’s January and you’ve gone and done it: You’ve resolved to keep better track of your personal finances. But deep down, you’re not sure where to start. Sure, you can buy accounting software, sign up for a service or poke around your bank’s online offerings for money management. But don’t overlook what is probably the best option of all: a simple and free spreadsheet you make yourself. Never used spreadsheet software before and not quite sure what it does? Relax, using it to make a budget is easy, because … [Read more...] about The Easy (and Free) Way to Make a Budget Spreadsheet
With unemployment low, you need to enrich and empower your company's existing leaders so they'll stick around. Here's how. Krister Ungerboeck Published 11:00 am CST, Tuesday, January 15, 2019 Photo: M_a_y_a | Getty Images Photo: M_a_y_a | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: M_a_y_a | Getty Images Which Employees Should You Invest in? 3 Strategies on How to Make That Choice. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Unemployment is at its lowest point since 1969, thanks to the job gains we’ve seen during the past eight years, as desribed in this article in the New York Times. Now, however, it’s up to companies to compete over the best talent. Employees can be … [Read more...] about Which Employees Should You Invest in? 3 Strategies on How to Make That Choice.
Around 40% to 50% of marriages end in divorce. Getting divorced is emotional but also lots of work. We talked to Susan Pease Gadoua, licensed therapist, about what to do to make your divorce less painful. Most couples don’t walk down the aisle with the expectation of ending up in a divorce attorney’s office. However, between 40 and 50% of married partners in the United States do end up divorcing. Though there’s no easy way to end a marriage, there are some things that can help make splitting up less terrible. To figure out what makes for a successful divorce, INSIDER spoke to licensed therapist Susan Pease Gadoua, LCSW, author of “The New I Do“; and psychotherapist Linda Esposito, LCSW, creator of the online course “Co-Parenting Without Chaos: Lose the Drama, Drop Your Toxic Ex, Keep Your Kids Safe”. Whether you’re considering parting ways with a spouse or are already embroiled in a challenging breakup, here are a few things that … [Read more...] about 14 ways to make your divorce as painless as possible, according to a therapist