Cubans approve gay marriage by large margin in referendum By Reuters

4/4 © Reuters. A voter casts his vote at a polling station during the new Family Code referendum in Havana, Cuba, September 25, 2022. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini 2/4 By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) – Cubans approved gay marriage and adoption overwhelmingly in a Sunday referendum backed by the government that also boosted rights for women, the … Read more

Startups to get access to large datasets of non-personal data: MoS IT

In order to give Indian startups a leg up to come up with more India focused offerings the government is in the process of creating one of the largest datasets programme, which will give access to non-personal data to the entire AI ecosystem here. “We see many opportunities that are going to … Read more

I have $950,000 invested with a large financial firm, but they are charging me $1,100 a month in management fees. Is this reasonable?

Is your financial planner charging you too much? Getty Images/iStockphoto Question: I am currently a customer with a large bank and have about $950,000 invested in the markets through them. I am being charged over $1,100.00 per month for management fees. Is this a reasonable amount? Answer:  Paying $1,100 in monthly fees on a managed … Read more

Office values may see large slump but avoid sudden deterioration: MBA report

U.S. office values may fall 10% to 20% in the coming years in the likely case that the corporate world settles into a hybrid office-work setting, according to a new report from the Mortgage Bankers Association. But the decline is unlikely to come all at once, the report said, thanks to the long-term nature of … Read more

Bill Gates is using these dividend stocks right now to generate a large inflation-fighting income stream ⁠— you might want to do the same

Bill Gates is using these dividend stocks right now to generate a large inflation-fighting income stream ⁠— you might want to do the same With many experts continuing to see rocky times ahead for the stock market, it might be time to look at dividend stocks for the rest of 2022. Dividend stocks are a … Read more

Goa: Large portion of Curlies bulldozed after SC stays demolition on Anjuna

Even as the Supreme Court stayed the demolition of one particular survey number of Curlies night club and restaurant on Goa’s Anjuna beach, the demolition squad razed the other portions of Curlies on Friday. The demolition process was on till late on Friday evening. The Supreme Court bench had directed the restaurant … Read more

Industry profits decline as large banks prepare for rising interest rates: FDIC

WASHINGTON — Bank net income declined year-over-year as large banks set aside capital to weather rising interest rates and other economic headwinds, according to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.’s Quarterly Banking Profile.  Bank profit in the second quarter dropped 8.5% from a year ago to $64.4 billion, the FDIC said. Provision expense increased $21.9 billion … Read more

Canada stabbing victims’ family reveals grim details as suspect remains at large By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A police forensics team investigates a crime scene after multiple people were killed and injured in a stabbing spree in Weldon, Saskatchewan, Canada. September 4, 2022. REUTERS/David Stobbe/File Photo By Valerie Zink SASKATOON, Saskatchewan (Reuters) -The 10 people killed in a weekend stabbing spree in Western Canada included a devoted mother … Read more

Landlords face large IHT bills due to lack of estate planning

More than one in two landlords with large property portfolios have no succession plan in place, potentially leaving heirs with large inheritance tax bills. Handelsbanken has found that 52% of landlords with more than 10 properties have no longer-term estate management plans, which could force heirs to sell properties to meet these future tax bills.  … Read more

CRISIL SME tracker: Export duty will hurt large steel players, spare MSMEs

The sharp correction in domestic steel prices following the imposition of export duty by the government, together with falling exports, will lead to a 2-4 per cent fall in industry revenue in 2022-23 (FY23). However, micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), with higher exposure to long steel, will grow 5-10 per … Read more