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Federal officials scramble to ensure tech glitches, bureaucracy don’t delay $1,200 coronavirus checks   
April 01, 2020
Source: Washington Post - U.S. officials are scrambling to stand up a new system to send coronavirus stimulus checks to millions of Americans, raising fresh fears that technical glitches and mismanagement could undermine a centerpiece of the Trump...
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USO Hasn’t Traded This Low, Ever   
April 01, 2020
Source: Nasdaq - United States Oil Fund (NYSEMKT: USO) purchases light, sweet, crude oil futures on behalf of its investors and passively manages itself according to its prospectus. It's tempting to bet that oil prices will rise while its current...
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Global Secondary Batteries Markets to 2030 - Increasingly Being Used in Hybrid Vehicles, Driving Growth   
April 01, 2020
Source: Digital Journal - The "Secondary Batteries Global Market Report 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global secondary batteries market was worth $57.77 billion in 2019. It is expected to grow at a compound annual...
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UBS, HSBC left with big AMS stake after low demand for share sale   
April 01, 2020
Source: Nasdaq - UBS and HSBC will hold a combined 15% stake in AMS after demand for the sensor maker's share sale was so low they had to buy up stock as underwriters of the deal, AMS said in a statement on Wednesday. Swiss-listed AMS issued 190...
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Private-Equity Firm HGGC, Co-Founded by Football Legend Steve Young, Buys PCF Insurance   
April 01, 2020
Source: Barron's - The mergers and acquisitions market may be on hold but HGGC, the private-equity firm co-founded by football legend Steve Young, has closed its purchase of PCF Insurance. HGGC said April 1 that it acquired PCF, with management and...
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U.S. small businesses wait impatiently for government aid that could be slow to come   
April 01, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As soon as New York officials began detailing their response to the coronavirus, Matt Preis knew his staff might be in trouble. His Brooklyn-based pet company Chuck & Buddha's cares for animals...
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Mortgage applications to buy a home plummet 24% annually as coronavirus slams spring housing   
April 01, 2020
Source: CNBC - After rising for two weeks, mortgage rates plunged to the lowest level in the Mortgage Bankers Association's survey. Refinance applications spiked 26% for the week and were 168% higher than a year ago. Mortgage applications to...
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Sen. Richard Blumenthal’s Wife Scooped Up IHeartMedia Stock   
April 01, 2020
Source: Barron's - An account belonging to Sen. Richard Blumenthal’s wife, Cynthia, has been buying up shares of radio broadcaster iHeartMedia, which has been hard-hit in the market slump. A form that Sen. Blumenthal filed with the Secretary...
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Governance, compliance and risk does not have to be a lengthy, tedious process   
April 01, 2020
Source: SD Times - Software development may be a faster process thanks to the rise of Agile, DevOps, and continuous delivery, but governance, compliance and risk (GRC) management are slowing things down. There are many manual and lengthy checks...
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Nifty settles below 8,300, indices end at one-week lows, key things to know from today’s trade   
April 01, 2020
Source: The Financial Express on MSN.com - Erasing gains from March 31, headline indices Sensex and Nifty ended over 4 per cent lower on the first day of the financial year 2020-21 led by heavy sell-off in index heavyweights such as Tech Mahindra, Kotak Mahindra Bank and...
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