Politics

Norway’s Equinor announces cut to dividend in earnings call

Equinor’s Johan Sverdrup oil field depicted in August 2019. Lundin Petroleum received its first oil from Phase 1 of the Johan Sverdrup field...
amarshaffan
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Harvard says it won’t accept federal coronavirus aid

Harvard University said on Wednesday that it has decided “not to seek or accept” funds allocated to the institution under the federal coronavirus...
amarshaffan
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Large public companies are taking small businesses payroll loans

Hundreds of millions of dollars of Paycheck Protection Program emergency funding has been claimed by large, publicly traded companies, new research published by...
amarshaffan
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Biotech stocks surge as people are ‘hungry’ for good…

Scientist Xinhua Yan works in the lab at Moderna in Cambridge, MA on Feb. 28, 2020. Moderna has developed the first experimental coronavirus...
amarshaffan
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Inside banks’ efforts to unleash $350 billion lifeline for…

Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Treasury secretary, right, speaks beside U.S. President Donald Trump during a Coronavirus Task Force news conference in the briefing room...
miftahulyahya
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This part of Paycheck Protection Program could reduce forgivable…

Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Treasury secretary, speaks during a Coronavirus Task Force news conference at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday,...
miftahulyahya
1 min read

Small businesses find themselves waiting for updates on loan…

Jen Morrow is eagerly awaiting an update from her community bank, Sandy Spring, on a $30,000 loan request for her book store, Bards...
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Coronavirus will obstruct emergency services for firefighters during wildfires

A Cal Fire firefighter monitors a burning home as the Camp Fire moves through the area on November 9, 2018 in Magalia, California. ...
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3 min read

Treasury makes coronavirus loan terms less favorable for small…

Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Treasury secretary, speaks during a Coronavirus Task Force news conference at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday,...
miftahulyahya
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Delays in SBA loans for independent contractors, self-employed workers

Business owners have been eagerly anticipating a $349 billion loan program meant to cushion the economic blow of the coronavirus pandemic. Some will...
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Trump ‘kind of right’ on getting US back to…

Barry Sternlicht, founder of investment firm Starwood Capital, told CNBC on Tuesday he supports President Donald Trump‘s desire to get America working again...
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VC-backed start-ups fear they won’t get small business stimulus

Small businesses are lining up to get help from government loans. But they might not get it if they’ve taken venture capital or...
miftahulyahya
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