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At around 7 a.m. one day in June last year, veteran banker Antoine Dagher left his home for one of Lebanon’s largest banks, his employer for 20 years. But the head of Byblos Bank’s ethics and anti-fraud department never arrived. Hours later, Dagher’s wife found his body on the ground near his gray Honda near …

The rise of decentralized finance (DeFi) allows early investors and communities to help new businesses succeed, while giving them equity on the ground floor. Posted on June 23, 2021 Photo courtesy of Unsplash / Clay Banks The retail investor-fueled frenzy around memes stocks and cryptocurrencies has been framed in the media around colorful figures. Barstool …

The financial sector plays a crucial role for the economy by managing risks, providing price signals and fostering economic opportunities. Why then is the sector seen as highly selfish and even dishonest among the professions (Achraf and Bandiera, 2017)? Compared to doctors, for example, many financial activities, such as wealth management, are associated with much …

The image of the CEOs of British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Heathrow standing on an empty runway last week to call for the reopening of international travel has sent a clear message: airports are desperate to get back to work. The pandemic continues to be dismal for airports – in the UK they stand to …

Michelle Singletary’s award-winning Washington Post column is called “The Color of Money.” Its motto is “Spend well, live richly”. Her advice has helped and inspired all kinds of people. Her books are bestsellers, and her radio and television appearances have made her a trusted voice in the personal finance arena. Singletary is also on a …

A man committed suicide in Noida [Representative image]| Photo credit: iStock Images Highlights The 32-year-old is said to have taken an extreme step due to financial difficulties. In her final note, the victim said she worked in a private company but the pandemic crisis robbed her of her job. Noida: A 32-year-old man facing financial …