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Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Lawrence Wong’s Call on Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio, 26 May 2023

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Lawrence Wong, who is on an Official Visit to Japan, had a bilateral meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio on 26 May 2023. Deputy Prime Minister Wong and Prime Minister Kishida reaffirmed the excellent ties between Singapore and Japan and took stock of the progress made in … Read more

The high cost of free money

If I offered you free money, what would your first response be? For those of us in the security industry, the first thought is probably what the catch is. In the case of cryptojacking, the catch is that all the costs are covered by someone else. Cloud infrastructure deployments are the bedrock below many companies … Read more

How the Employee Retention Tax Credit Became a Magnet for Fraud

In early February, federal prosecutors in Utah accused Zachary Bassett and Mason Warr of cheating the United States government out of millions of dollars. The accounting firm they operated had submitted more than 1,000 fraudulent tax forms to the Internal Revenue Service on behalf of businesses trying to claim pandemic-era stimulus funds, the prosecutors said. … Read more

Norway fund to back tougher climate targets at Chevron, ExxonMobil

[1/3] A general view of the Norwegian central bank, where Norway’s sovereign wealth fund is situated, in Oslo, Norway, March 6, 2018. REUTERS/Gwladys Fouche/File Photo OSLO, May 26 (Reuters) – Norway’s $1.4 trillion wealth fund said on Friday it would vote for resolutions urging oil majors Chevron (CVX.N) and ExxonMobil (XOM.N) to adopt tougher greenhouse … Read more

What is the Social Security Disability Insurance program and who can apply for benefits?

Millions of people receive monthly payments from the Social Security Administration. Beneficiaries include retired workers and people on Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). What are the Social Security Disability Insurance programs? SSI provides basic financial assistance to adults age 65 and older and people with disabilities, regardless of age, with … Read more

IASB Issues Disclosure Rules to Boost Transparency around Terms of Supplier Finance Arrangements

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) on May 25, 2023, issued a package of disclosure rules to boost transparency around the use of supplier finance arrangements—a swift response to investors who were spooked when a series of bankruptcies took place in the U.K. and Europe involving those types of payment plans. The changes take effect … Read more

Dow Jones Futures Rise On Debt-Ceiling Buzz; Nvidia, Chip, AI Plays Soar, But Market Breadth Terrible

Dow Jones futures tilted higher early Friday, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures. Key inflation data is on tap before the market open, amid reports that a debt-ceiling deal isn’t far off. X Costco Wholesale (COST), Ulta Beauty (ULTA), Workday (WDAY), Deckers Outdoor (DECK) and Marvell Technology (MRVL) and headlined earnings reports Thursday … Read more

Catalyst announces strategic investment from Databricks Ventures

Catalyst, the leading platform to drive growth through your customers, announced it has received a strategic investment from Databricks Ventures. This marks Databricks Ventures’ first investment in customer growth technology, showcasing their belief that customer intelligence data is essential for businesses to generate more revenue. “Catalyst is at the forefront of evangelizing customer-led growth and … Read more