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Body is found in search for 17-year-old who disappeared on way to meet her mother ‘after breaking up with her boyfriend’ Major air, land and sea search has been mounted for missing 17-year-old girl Hannah Mackenzie was last seen at the Nicholson Institute school in Stornoway It is believed her disappearance is not linked to any […]

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NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said meetings with corporate executives had prompted him to ask the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to study letting public companies file financial reports every six months instead of every quarter. Half-yearly reporting would mark a huge change in U.S. disclosure requirements and put […]

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(Image: Thinkstock) Editor’s Note: Here’s another analysis of what’s going on with some of the products that life insurers have been considering using to make up for the effects of prolonged low interest rates on the life insurance policies and annuity contracts you sell. A number of hedge fund firms have a hot product. It’s […]

→  August 17, 2018

Although cryptocurrencies are going through a big bear market, fund-raising activity in the blockchain industry is showing little sign of slowing, even in the Asian financial hubs of Hong Kong and Singapore. Top cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ether are down by nearly 70 percent from their peak, the latter having lost nearly half of […]