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ACI Worldwide Confirms Commitment to ReD Shield with Multimillion Dollar Investment Plans
2/5/2015 11:55:23 AM
ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of electronic payment and banking solutions, has confirmed its commitment to the continuing development of ReD Shield®, its flagship eCommerce fraud prevention solution. The solution is central to ACI’s Universal Payments (UP) omni-payments offering for leading retailers that the company supports around the globe. …
Urban Institute and JPMorgan Chase & Co. Announce Multi-Year Collaboration to Help Strengthen the Firm’s Philanthropic Impact
2/5/2015 11:44:43 AM
The Urban Institute and JPMorgan Chase & Co. today launched a multi-year program that aims to inform and assess the impact of JPMorgan Chase’s key philanthropic initiatives. JPMorgan Chase will commit $10 million over five years for Urban Institute, a nonprofit research organization, to examine the firm’s Corporate Responsibility initiatives and philanthropic programs …
Five Easy Tips on Teaching Kids about Money, Budgeting and Saving
2/5/2015 9:00:00 AM
VICTORIA, Australia February 2015 – Talking about money, budgeting and saving is an uncomfortable topic that does not sit well with most people, especially as discussion topics for kids . What seems to be happening more often as a result is when children enter adulthood, they are ill-prepared for budgeting, planning for the future and saving. Consequently, they have poor …
Cinnober extends multi-year sponsorship of inspiring news source
2/4/2015 11:18:23 AM
Cinnober Financial Technology has chosen to turn a favorite into a classic and has expanded its sponsorship of the media concept provided by John Lothian News for another year. “John and his team have built a true go-to source of information for the financial industry,” says Fredrik Backlund, Head of Corporate Communications at Cinnober. “As a trustworthy information …
Focus on Business Climate and Private Investment Will Be Key to Creating More and Better-paid Jobs in Lao PDR, finds World Bank Group
Focus on Business Climate and Private Investment Will Be Key to Creating More and Better-paid Jobs in Lao PDR, finds World Bank Group
2/3/2015 3:51:22 PM
The growing Lao economy needs to diversify beyond its natural resource base to create more jobs and improve the business environment for foreign and domestic investors, according to two new World Bank Group reports released today. Greater private sector investment in businesses can increase opportunities in the agricultural, services and manufacturing sectors – where the most …
The IDB adopts Creative Commons licenses that will facilitate knowledge dissemination
2/3/2015 3:24:15 PM
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced today that it has adopted certain Creative Commons licenses that will allow the public to copy, share, redistribute, and publish content from some of the Bank’s publications. With these licenses, the Bank seeks to be able to disseminate its content more quickly and freely, benefiting individuals, governments, organizations, …
Interthinx Q3 2014 Report Shows Higher Levels of Fraud Risk in Markets with High Foreclosures and Distressed Sales
2/3/2015 11:12:50 AM
Interthinx, Inc., a subsidiary of First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF) and a leading provider of comprehensive risk mitigation solutions for the financial services industry, has released its quarterly interactive Mortgage Fraud Risk Report covering data collected in the third quarter of 2014. Interthinx Fraud Risk indices are influenced by many factors …
The Dubai Innovation Strategy and MasterCard Sign a Co-operative Agreement
The Dubai Innovation Strategy and MasterCard Sign a Co-operative Agreement
2/3/2015 11:10:20 AM
Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, met with Mr. Richard Haythornthwaite, Chairman of the Board, MasterCard and his board of directors to discuss the global company’s latest activities and initiatives in various fields. The conversation also explored current and future cooperation between the government and private sectors to support …
Hotels/Catering and MEM Industry to Suffer Most from Strong Swiss Franc in 2015
2/3/2015 9:57:22 AM
Credit Suisse has today published its Sector Handbook 2015. The abandonment of the EUR exchange rate floor and subsequent appreciation of the Swiss franc are likely to dominate the agenda for many sectors this year. Credit Suisse economists expect hotels and catering, the machinery, electrical engineering and metals (MEM) industry and the retailing sector to suffer most from …
Allianz invests in Colchester Garrison
2/3/2015 9:25:31 AM
This project is a 35 year concession to design, build, finance and operate a new Garrison facility at Colchester, Essex for the UK Ministry of Defence. The project reached financial close in February 2004 and construction was completed in April 2008. Today Colchester Garrison provides fully serviced accommodation, training, education and welfare facilities for the 3,500 …
RBC Canadian Manufacturing PMI™ drops to its lowest level in nearly two years during January
2/2/2015 11:34:07 AM
January data indicated a sharp slowdown in the Canadian manufacturing sector, with overall business conditions improving at the weakest pace since April 2013, according to the RBC Canadian Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index ™ (RBC PMI ™) . The latest survey signalled that output and new business volumes grew, but at much slower rates than in December, while employment …
Euronext appoints Maurice van Tilburg as CEO of Euronext Amsterdam
2/2/2015 11:19:22 AM
Euronext, the leading exchange in the Eurozone, today announced the appointment of Maurice van Tilburg as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Euronext Amsterdam with immediate effect, pending regulatory approvals. Mr. Van Tilburg has almost 20 years’ experience in the exchange sector. Until this appointment, he was Head of Business Projects & Design of the European Equity and …