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Public Interest Groups Oppose Loosening Rules For Fintech Providers

CFPB Sandbox for Financial Services Firms Sacrifices Consumer Protections WASHINGTON D.C. — A coal.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 11th, 2018

Consumer groups warn of slime, toy 'dangers'

Consumer groups like U.S. PIRG (Public Interest Research Group) Education Fund are warning parents of potential threats of some toys on the market ahead of the busy holiday shopping season. (Nov. 20)       &.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 20th, 2018

Internet provider groups sue Vermont over net neutrality law

Five industry groups representing major internet providers and cable companies filed suit on Thursday seeking to block a Vermont law barring companies that do not abide by net neutrality rules from receiving state contracts......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 18th, 2018

Internet provider groups sue Vermont over net neutrality law

Five industry groups representing major internet providers and cable companies filed suit on Thursday seeking to block a Vermont law barring companies that do not abide by net neutrality rules from receiving state contracts......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 18th, 2018

Internet provider groups sue over California net neutrality rules

Four industry groups representing major internet providers and cable companies filed suit on Wednesday seeking to block California's new law to mandate net neutrality rules......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 3rd, 2018

Wall Street seeks rule changes to encourage IPOs, staying public

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wall Street lobby groups urged U.S. policy makers and regulators to revamp rules to encourage more initial public offerings and to reduce the regulatory cost of staying public, in a white paper issued on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 26th, 2018

Viewpoint: Net neutrality"s "public-utility" option is a win-win for all

After a bitter debate with the FCC waged by tech’s major players and most consumer groups, the battle was lost: net neutrality mandates, strengthened in 2015, are now officially repealed. Internet service providers (ISPs) will now be able to offer mu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 26th, 2018

Conservative think tank challenges Austin"s sick-leave rules

The Texas Public Policy Foundation is already suing the city of Austin for its short-term rental regulations. Now it's taking action on sick leave on behalf of the Texas Association of Business and other corporate-focused groups......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 24th, 2018

Outside the Box: Why free-market economists aren’t impressed with Trump’s deregulation efforts

When regulations are cut, it’s more about aiding politically important special interest groups than furthering free-market principles......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch4 hr. 58 min. ago

As Fed Begins Meeting, Trump Again Calls for No Rate Increase

President Trump continued his public campaign calling on the Federal Reserve to refrain from raising interest rates during the central bank’s two-day meeting that begins later in the day......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj9 hr. 13 min. ago

Trump: "Incredible" That Fed Is Considering Another Rate Increase

President Trump argued on Twitter that it was “incredible” that Federal Reserve policy members were considering raising interest rates again, continuing his public campaign against tighter monetary policy......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 18th, 2018

This fintech firm just offered the highest interest rate on checking, saving

Robinhood debuted its own no-fee checking and savings products that earn 3 percent, the highest in the industry......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 14th, 2018

Hedge Funds Are Crazy About ICON Public Limited Company (ICLR)

While the market driven by short-term sentiment influenced by uncertainty regarding the future of the interest rate environment in the US, .....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyDec 14th, 2018

Group forms to oppose tie-up of T-Mobile, Sprint

An array of companies and groups that have opposed T-Mobile US Inc's plan to buy Sprint Corp announced on Thursday that they had banded together, saying the deal would lead to higher prices for wireless customers and hurt rural consumers......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 13th, 2018

Group forms to oppose tie-up of U.S. telecom firms T-Mobile, Sprint

An array of companies and groups that have opposed T-Mobile US Inc's plan to buy Sprint Corp announced on Thursday that they had banded together, saying the deal would lead to higher prices for wireless customers and hurt rural consumers......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 13th, 2018

New report documents widespread groundwater contamination at Georgia coal ash ponds

Eleven of Georgia's 12 coal-fired power plants are leaking toxic coal ash into groundwater supplies, and 10 of those plants are owned by Georgia Power Co., a report prepared by several environmental groups claimed Thursday. Public utility data examined .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 13th, 2018

Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PEG) Hedge Funds Are Snapping Up

The market has been volatile as the Federal Reserve continues its rate hikes to normalize the interest rates. Small cap stocks have been.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyDec 13th, 2018

U.S. tribunal to review ruling on Qualcomm request for iPhone ban

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) said on Wednesday it would review a ruling that a ban on imports of some iPhones into the United States was not in the public interest, even if Apple Inc infringed a Qualcomm patent......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 12th, 2018

FCC rules to allow wireless providers to block texts

The ruling is meant to help cut down on spam and robotexts......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 12th, 2018

From single site to large scale, this young Winter Park engineer racked up $1M-plus in work

Jennifer Nunn has managed complex engineering projects for private and public sector groups, while raising two young children......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 8th, 2018

Fed"s Bullard: Updated Taylor rule suggests current level of interest rates "is about right"

Monetary policy rules, when updated for recent macroeconomic developments, suggest the U.S. central bank can hold policy steady, said St. Louis Fed President James Bullard, on Friday. The rules, such as the wel.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 7th, 2018