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Texas Releases Checklist of Banking companies That Are Bullying Fossil Fuels

Pumpjacks involving Midland and Odessa, Texas.Photo: Eli Hartman/Odessa American (AP) Texas is standing up to bullies—big banks that bully oil and fuel, that is. This 7 days, the Texas’s comptroller’s business office unveiled a checklist of economical firms and resources it has established are “boycotting” the oil and fuel field, directing pensions and other point […]

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GoFundMe Fraudster Sentenced to Jail for Homeless Man Fraud

Mark D’Amico was sentenced to five a long time in jail for a $400,000 GoFundMe rip-off.Image: Tim Tai/The Philadelphia Inquirer (AP) Consider dwelling in New Jersey (I know, this sort of a thought sent shivers down my backbone as perfectly). So soon after expending a day listening to wannabe The Sopranos accents when trying to […]

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Business

Jubilee Parties Won’t Rescue the UK Consumer Economy

[ad_1] Placeholder while article actions load The bunting’s out, and the Victoria sponge is on the Union Jack platter. But don’t count on the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee lifting consumers as much as past Royal celebrations have. Although Brits are set to mark the occasion — commemorating 70 years of Queen Elizabeth’s reign — with a four-day weekend, the UK’s […]

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Business

Singapore Landlords Don’t Fear the Global Economy

[ad_1] Placeholder while article actions load Singapore’s small and highly open economy won’t escape the combined weight of the Ukraine war, supply-chain snarls, China’s Covid-19 lockdowns and a pickup in global inflation. But institutional landlords in the Asian city-state have reasons to be optimistic. Even if gross domestic product grows this year at the lower end of the 3% to 5% official forecast, […]

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