Eric Broder Van Dyke/iStock Editorial via Getty Images The start of the year was difficult for the main market averages, and the restaurant industry continued to decline. However, although Papa John’s (PZZA) is in a better performing (pizza) group than its restaurant peers, the stock has fallen more than 18% from its all-time highs, underperforming …

Illinois-based First Mid Bank & Trust agreed to operational improvements, including providing small business loan subsidies and setting up branches in underserved areas, in response to criticism that threatened to derail its project merger with Jefferson Bank and Trust. Shoot “Diversify leadership and include community voices and feedback as key to not just changing the …

By Lalit Garg A global organization named Oxfam works to reduce the imbalance between poverty and wealth ratio. In his latest report on economic inequality, gave an effective factual presentation of the growing new attitudes in the name of prosperity, the abnormal economic structure and the growing gap between rich and poor. Today, the prosperity …

After eagerly awaiting the outcome of the UK government’s recent 12-week consultation on the future of the exhaustion of intellectual property rights, the outcome released this week is something of an anticlimax. After completing an initial analysis of the responses to the consultation, the government has concluded that there is “not enough data available to …

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NOTetflix Inc will report fourth quarter results after U.S. markets close on Thursday. Whether the live-streaming pioneer added enough new subscribers in the last quarter to satisfy dwindling shoppers will be a priority. The company’s stock price fell 25% from its highest level since November after the strong third-quarter earnings report. Thanks to Squid Game, …

Mortgage activity resumed for the second consecutive week, even as new refinance applications fell to their lowest weekly level in two years, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. The Composite MBA Market Index, a measure of loan volume based on a survey of association members, rose 2.3% on a seasonally adjusted basis for the weekly …

More than 100 members of the global super-rich on Wednesday called on governments around the world to “tax us now” to help pay for the pandemic response and close the gap between rich and poor. The group of 102 millionaires and billionaires, including Disney heiress Abigail Disney, said the current tax system is rigged in …

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka spent US$664 million to provide “import reserves” in November and December 2021 as the central bank tried to implement a 200 peg to the US dollar while printing oil money to sterilize the same dollar sales at a fixed interest rate of 6.0%. The central bank bought US$61.7 million in foreign …

Invest (NASDAQ:ISTR) was updated by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday, zacks.com reports. The company currently has a $21.00 price target on the financial services provider’s stock. Zacks Investment ResearchThe company’s target price would indicate a possible 11.17% rise from the current share …