Natty Light is making a massive donation to offset American student loan debt. On Tuesday, Natural Light – the Anheuser-Busch-owned light beer brand often referred to as “Natty Light” – announced it plans to give students and former students $US10 million over 10 years to offset student loan debt. The news comes as Natty Light concludes its efforts to donate $US1 million in 2018 to fight what the brand calls the “crippling $US1.5 trillion in collective student loan debt across America.” Over the course of the last year, the beer brand gave 25 people who made videos about their inspiration for attending college hundreds of thousands of dollars to pay off their debt. Read more: Beer brand Natty Light is giving away $US1 million to pay off student loans If you want a chance at having Natty Light pay off your college loans, you need to post a video on social media with the hashtags #NattyStories and #Contest, explaining your inspiration for going to … [Read more...] about Natty Light is donating $10 million to offset ‘crippling’ student loan debt, and it reveals a dark reality about America
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Officials from the Hà Nội Securities Commission (HNX) said the derivatives transaction numbers averaged 78,800 per session, seven times higher than the number in 2017. — Photo tinnhanhchungkhoan.vn On the first day of the new year the Government issued Resolution No 01/NQ-CP/2019 for the robust development of the securities market, especially the derivatives segment. In 2018 the VN-Index was down 9.3 per cent, which created an opportunity for the derivatives segment to come into its own. Officials from the Hà Nội Securities Commission (HNX) said the derivatives transaction numbers averaged 78,800 per session, seven times higher than the number in 2017. The open interest numbers were consistently rising, reaching 21,635 contracts by year-end, 2.7 times last year’s figure. Open interest is the total number of options and/or futures contracts that are not closed or delivered. Experts said the main reason for the derivatives market’s strong … [Read more...] about Government set to develop derivatives market
By Megan Henney Published January 12, 2019 Personal Finance FOXBusiness Facebook Twitter Comments Print video From taxes to national parks: Government shutdown impact ripples across America FBN's Lauren Simonetti breaks down how the partial government shutdown is impacting Americans across the country. Some banks are offering customers assistance if they’re struggling financially as a result of the 21-day partial government shutdown that’s furloughed hundreds of thousands of federal employees. Continue Reading Below Congress and President Trump have remained at an impasse for weeks over how much funding to give to a proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Although three-fourths of the government remained open, about 800,000 employees are feeling the effects; nearly half have been sent home on unpaid leave, while a little more than half are working without pay. Employees who work through the shutdown will likely be paid … [Read more...] about These banks help customers hit by partial government shutdown
By: Simon Wilson 12/01/2019 Donald Trump’s tangle with Congress over his promised border wall has led to US government agencies closing up shop. But does that matter much for America’s economy? Simon Wilson reports.What has happened? Since 22 December, the US federal government has been in partial shutdown after Congress refused to agree to $5.6bn in funding for President Trump’s long-promised wall along the Mexican border – a barrier regarded by Democrats as not merely a crazy waste of money, but also immoral. As MoneyWeek went to press, the Trump-imposed shutdown had lasted 19 days – the second-longest in US history. And if it continues until this weekend (and there’s every sign that it will), it will be the longest shutdown ever, surpassing the 21-day shutdown under Bill Clinton in December 1995 and January 1996. What’s a “partial” shutdown? In this case, only around a quarter of federal agencies are affected, … [Read more...] about What’s behind the US government shutdown?
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper DealBook | DealBook Briefing: Growing Unease Over Government Shutdown DealBook Supported by Jan. 11, 2019 Good Friday morning. Want this by emai? Sign up here . As shutdown drags on, few options in battle over border security President Trump traveled to the southwestern border yesterday, where he reiterated the demand for a wall that has led to a bitter political impasse and a government shutdown now in its 21st day. He used the visit to blame the shutdown on Democrats and suggested that he might declare a national emergency to bypass Congress. White House officials considered diverting emergency aid to build a border barrier. Among the options: moving $13.9 billion allocated last year after devastating hurricanes and wildfires. Some Senate Republicans came off the sidelines to seek a deal that would reopen the … [Read more...] about DealBook Briefing: Growing Unease Over Government Shutdown