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Singapore Ranks #1, U.S. #6 In Ecommerce Readiness; China Has Fastest Growing Digital Economy
9/29/2014 8:45:33 AM
Share this news using the hashtag #DEI2014 There are currently 2.9 billion Internet users in the world. While a staggering number, businesses and governments have an opportunity to expand their reach by bringing the remaining 60 percent of the global population online. Successfully supporting those consumers will depend on knowing which countries are leading digital …
Global money transfer summit
Global money transfer summit
9/29/2014 2:11:49 AM
Remittances remain a key source of external resource flows for developing countries, far exceeding official development assistance and more stable than private debt and portfolio equity flows. For many developing countries, remittances are an important source of foreign exchange, surpassing earnings from major exports, and covering a substantial portion of imports.  The …
Powers Marketing Group Offering Mortgage Refinancing Leads
9/28/2014 8:35:45 AM
Powers Marketing Group is happy to announce that it is now offering live call sales leads in the mortgage refinancing industry.  With a reputation as one of the best sales lead generation and marketing companies around, Powers Marketing Group prides itself on offering the very best leads and marketing help services to clients in a broad spectrum of industries.  No matter …
IDB loans to support wind power projects in Peru
9/26/2014 1:31:57 PM
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced the approval of loans of $23.2 million and $44.1 million to the Marcona and Tres Hermanas wind farm projects in the department of Nazca, south of Lima. The loans will provide long-term financing for two of the first commercial-scale wind power projects in Peru, leading to the displacement of an estimated 440,000 tons of …
Deloitte receives top awards at International Tax Review’s Americas Tax Awards
9/26/2014 10:45:07 AM
The Deloitte network of member firms (Deloitte) was given top regional honors by International Tax Review at the annual Americas Tax Awards. Deloitte received four regional awards: Americas Tax Innovator of the Year, Americas Tax Policy Firm of the Year, North America Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year and Latin America Indirect Tax Team of the Year. The Deloitte network won …
InboundProspect, Inc. Launches New Website and Brand Identity
InboundProspect, Inc. Launches New Website and Brand Identity
9/26/2014 7:00:00 AM
Newport Beach, CA (September 25, 2014) - InboundProspect, Inc., a California based Pay For Performance direct mail marketing agency that pioneered Cost Per Acquisition, Cost Per Call and Cost Per Lead pricing for direct mail over a decade ago, announced today that it has officially launched its new company website at http://www.inboundprospect.com.  According to Scott …
Chase Clients Star in National Small Business Lending Ad Campaign
9/25/2014 5:38:04 PM
Chase, which serves four million American small businesses, today launched a new advertising campaign featuring three clients who use financing from Chase to help them thrive. In 2013, Chase extended $19 billion in new credit to American small businesses, and the firm is a leading provider of SBA loans and lines of credit. "Every small business owner has their own success …
GIC to join the Carlyle Group as joint strategic investors in RAC
9/25/2014 1:15:05 PM
Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group today announced that it has entered into an agreement with GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, to become a co-shareholder in RAC. Following the transaction, Carlyle and GIC will jointly own a majority stake in the business with RAC management holding the remaining shares. The investment is expected to be completed by the …
World Bank Group to Nearly Double Funding in Ebola Crisis to $400 Million
9/25/2014 1:00:05 PM
Following alarming evidence of the spread of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, the World Bank Group today announced that it will nearly double its financing to $400 million to help the worst-affected countries address the emergency and build stronger health systems for the years ahead This represents $170 million in new funding. With today’s announcement, the Bank will put …
ACI Worldwide Strengthens Partnership with Yodlee, Empowering Financial Institutions to Increase Customer Engagement and Loyalty
9/25/2014 12:08:49 PM
ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced an expanded partnership with Yodlee, a leading platform for digital financial services. The partnership empowers ACI’s financial institution (FI) customers to deliver optimal bill pay and online financial management experiences to their end users, ultimately …
Whistleblowers Blog Series: "Monetary Incentives Work" without "Negative Side Effects"
9/25/2014 11:01:24 AM
A new installment of the Whistleblowers Blog’s  25 part series on the False Claims Act was published today. “Monetary Incentives Work” without “Negative Side Effects,” is the second blog in this series, the purpose of which is to combat the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s well-financed and aggressive lobbying campaign to undermine America’s most effective whistleblower law, …
Innovation Is the Key to Success in China’s Banking Industry
9/25/2014 9:09:21 AM
The banking sector in China is reaching a new stage of evolution, and innovation will be required to compete, according to a new report from The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The report, titled Formulas for Winning: Forging Innovation in China’s Banking Sector , is being released today. The changing dynamics of the banking sector are spurring modifications in consumer …
Victory In The 2014 Senate Elections Is A Few Simple Modifications Away For The Dems or The Republicans
9/24/2014 3:01:02 PM
Everyone in the political arena knows that the 2014 Senate Race is imperative for democrats to hold onto their majority and for republicans to steal the majority away from the dems. When researching the chances of which party will most likely carry the majority come November 5th, 2014, this writer decided to dig deep, gather varying strategists’ opinions and then confer …
Allstate, American Football Coaches Association Name 22 College Football Players to the 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®
9/24/2014 11:55:51 AM
Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) today announced the roster for the 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®. This prestigious college football award pays tribute to a select group of student-athletes who have worked to positively impact the lives of others. The 22 players honored with this distinct recognition have not only dedicated …
Deutsche Bank strengthens Trade Finance and Cash Management for Corporates Group in Latin America
9/23/2014 4:22:15 PM
Deutsche Bank today announced that Lilian Camara has joined as Head of Client Development for Multinational Corporates, Latin America. In this new role, Camara reports to Kika Ricciardi, Head of Global Transaction Banking Latin America and Head of Trade Finance and Cash Management Corporates for Latin America. She is based in Sao Paulo. “Delivering innovative solutions that …
Cigna and HSA Bank Team Up to Deliver an Exceptional Consumer-Directed Health Care Experience
9/23/2014 4:15:44 PM
Global health service company Cigna (NYSE:CI) will be teaming with HSA Bank, a division of Webster Bank, N.A., to administer Cigna Choice Fund® health savings accounts (HSA). Cigna’s health savings account funds have been administered by JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., which has agreed to sell its HSA administration business to HSA Bank for an undisclosed amount. The transaction …
Peru to modernize agricultural information system with support from IDB
9/23/2014 3:50:37 PM
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has announced the approval of a $15 million loan to help Peru improve the quality, reliability and availability of its agricultural information , in a bid to improve farm policies and revenue for rural producers. Peru boasts one of the most vibrant economies in Latin America. Agriculture, the leading sector, provides employment …
World Bank Supports Performance-Based Financing Pilot in Primary Health Care
World Bank Supports Performance-Based Financing Pilot in Primary Health Care
9/23/2014 3:42:00 PM
Innovative financing approaches for primary health care (PHC) to improve service delivery were the topic of discussion today at a forum in Dushanbe that was co-hosted by the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Tajikistan and the World Bank. The Minister of Health and Social Protection of Tajikistan, Salimzoda Nusratullo Faizullo, and the World Bank Country Manager, …
Barclays appoints Akshaya Bhargava as Chief Executive of Wealth and Investment Management
9/23/2014 11:59:07 AM
Barclays has today announced that Akshaya Bhargava has been appointed as Chief Executive of Wealth and Investment Management. He will join Barclays on 13 October 2014. With over 35 years’ experience in the financial services industry, Akshaya joins from InfraHedge Ltd which he founded in 2010 and was acquired by State Street Corporation at the end of 2013. Prior to this he was …
Old Mutual Asset Management announces the launch of an initial public offering
9/23/2014 11:38:25 AM
Old Mutual plc today announces that it has launched the initial public offering ("IPO") of its subsidiary OM Asset Management Limited, the holding company for Old Mutual’s US-based institutional asset management business. Old Mutual intends to sell 22,000,000, or 18.3%, of OM Asset Management’s ordinary shares at a price per share range between $15.00 and $17.00. Old Mutual …