September 19, 2021
  • September 19, 2021

Longtime Merck CEO, minority advocate Ken Frazier retires

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Longtime Merck executive Ken Frazier, whose leadership helped bring the pharmaceutical manufacturer one of the most profitable drugs in history and who is one of the few remaining black CEOs of a large corporation, is retiring. Frazier, Merck’s CEO since early 2011 and advocate for minority advancement who has assumed then President Trump’s tacit...

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White House seeks $ 1 trillion to alleviate coronavirus: NPR

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The furious pace of the proposals comes as the spread of the virus continues to pose a direct threat to Capitol construction operations, as several lawmakers’ offices remain closed due to at least two coronavirus cases among current Washington-based Hill employees. . Drew Angerer / Getty Images hide caption enable / disable caption Drew...

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SEC OCIE observations from consultant exams under the multi-branch initiative

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On November 9, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) issued a risk warning describing staff observations from its “Multi-Branch Initiative,” a series of investment adviser reviews SEC registered with geographically dispersed operations and numerous branches that have focused on compliance and supervisory practices for advisory staff operating...

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ANZ and CBA launch online business lending platforms

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Both ANZ and CBA have launched new online lending platforms for business loans that they claim to conditionally approve within 20 minutes. Two big four banks have launched new online tools to enable SMEs to access finance faster. ANZ has launched a new online lending platform to provide small businesses with conditional approval for...

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Goldman Sachs adds “vanilla” robo as Marcus banks topping and – lo and behold – a warning shot for hiring Robinhood for retail businesses

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The New York giant’s investment robot may someday provide industrial strength day-trading side bets but, for now, is being sold as a child-proof Marcus bank bolt-on tool. Brooke’s Note: Goldman Sachs may be too little too late to even catch a lot of crumbs in the world of robo-advice. However, to his credit, he...

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Twitter wipes out thousands of non-QA accounts and some of the conspiracy’s biggest supporters

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Twitter took radical action against the accounts of prominent QAnon conspiracy theory supporters on Friday night, permanently suspending former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn, former Trump attorney Sidney Powell and the former 8kun administrator Ron Watkins, along with many other Q. associated accounts, from the platform, according to NBC News. The social...

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