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Work Smarter in 2015
Work Smarter in 2015
1/13/2015 9:30:04 AM
For people who want to work smarter this year, there are 5 specific strategies that will help make optimal use of time, talent and resources. Leave behind the frustration of searching for updates, missed deadlines, and feeling like there’s never enough time, or that the “left hand doesn’t know what the right is doing”  Start your year off better by using the 5 top …
Ebola Hampering Household Economies across Liberia and Sierra Leone
1/12/2015 12:40:45 PM
The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Liberia and Sierra Leone are far-reaching and persistent, according to two new World Bank Group reports. Both countries continue to experience job losses, despite their differing health outlooks. These impacts have not been limited to the areas where infections have been the highest, which points to economy-wide slowdowns. As a result, …
UBS extends use of Orc’s Electronic Execution solution to expand DMA business
1/12/2015 10:42:41 AM
Orc, a global leader in derivatives trading technology, today announced that UBS Securities (UBS) has extended its broad usage of Orc’s Electronic Execution solution to facilitate DMA on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME). Using the extended solution, UBS leverages Orc’s low-latency market access and a new version of the integrated …
Pack Your Bags: American Express Travel Cites London and Santiago as Top Travel Destinations for 2015
1/12/2015 10:37:00 AM
Perennial favorites and exciting new locations are trending this year, according to customer booking data and findings from a survey of more than 200 American Express North American Travel Counselors. Topping the list of trending destinations are London, a lasting favorite enjoyed for its famous landmarks and culture, and Santiago, Chile, offering a range of experiences for …
Behalf, Comdata and MasterCard Help Small Businesses Improve Cash Flow
1/9/2015 11:43:10 AM
Small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) now have a more flexible and convenient way to pay their vendors through a collaboration announced today by Behalf , Comdata and MasterCard . The initiative helps improve cash flow for SMBs by providing alternative payment terms for their payments to merchants that accept MasterCard and are approved for participation by Behalf. Behalf …
Essex Arranges $4.73 Million Recapitalization
Essex Arranges $4.73 Million Recapitalization
1/8/2015 11:44:21 AM
Essex Capital Group, Inc. (“Essex”), announced the closing of a $4,730,000 debt recapitalization for Wayne Oil Company, Inc., (“Wayne Oil” or the “Company”), a privately-held wholesale petroleum product supplier and retail gas and convenience store chain operating under the Ballpark Stores brand name. Essex successfully arranged a new SBA 7(a) credit facility through a …
The Carlyle Group Names Georgette Kiser Chief Information Officer
1/8/2015 9:26:14 AM
Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) today announced that Georgette Kiser will join the firm as Managing Director and Chief Information Officer (CIO). She will also join the Management Committee. Ms. Kiser will report to Co-Presidents and Co-Chief Operating Officers, Mike Cavanagh and Glenn Youngkin. She will start on February 2, 2015 and be based in …
Most Developing Countries Will Benefit from Oil Price Slump, Says World Bank Group
1/7/2015 5:58:15 PM
Gains from low oil prices can be substantial for developing-country importers if supported by stronger global growth, says a World Bank Group analysis of the oil price decline, contained in the latest edition of Global Economic Prospects . The decline in oil prices reflects a confluence of factors, including several years of upward surprises in oil supply and downward …
Many Americans Believe They Are Leaving Money on the Table When It Comes to Their Personal Finances
1/7/2015 12:27:13 PM
Roughly half of all Americans believe they are “leaving money on the table” with their personal finances, and the majority want rewards for the transactions they already make every day, in particular for “responsible” behaviors, according to the Bank of America Preferred Rewards Consumer Study. Nearly two-thirds (64 percent) of consumers who have at least $20,000 in …
Antimicrobial Corning® Gorilla® Glass to Be Used in Mobile Pay Terminals
1/7/2015 12:02:18 PM
  Corning Incorporated  (NYSE: GLW) today announced that Clover, a  First Data  company, will begin using  Antimicrobial Corning® Gorilla® Glass  as the cover glass in its  Clover™ Mobile  devices. Clover will be the first company to use Antimicrobial Gorilla Glass in payment terminals.  Corning Gorilla Glass  can help protect these and other frequently touched surfaces from …
NuVision Federal Credit Union Deploys Online Account Opening Platform
1/6/2015 12:47:29 PM
NuVision Federal Credit Union,a full-service financial institution with 14 branches located in Los Angeles and Orange Counties and Arizona deployed the MeridianLink platform to automate the opening of new accounts on September 30, 2014. “We were looking for a more user-friendly and robust online opening system,” said Jackie Donerson, vice president of Service and Remote …
Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Promotes Michael Weinberg to Partner
1/5/2015 11:37:18 AM
Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (“LLCP”), a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, has announced that Michael Weinberg has been promoted to Partner of the Firm.  Mr. Weinberg joins the current Partners of LLCP: Lauren Leichtman, Arthur Levine, Robert Poletti, Steven Hartman, Stephen Hogan and Aaron Perlmutter. Mr. Weinberg joined Levine Leichtman Capital Partners in 2008, …