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By Loknath Das On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Millennials want to be homeowners. It’s more a matter of finances than desire.

It’s time to kill the idea that millennials don’t want to buy homes. The notion may have sounded legit after the Great Recession cleaved its pound of flesh. The carnage gave many real estate veterans the jitters, More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, December 7th, 2018

Cramer’s lightning round: Take a long-term view on JP Morgan’s stock

JPMorgan Chase & Co.: “My charitable trust owns it. If I hadn’t mentioned it and it was therefore frozen, we would’ve picked some up today after listening to [CEO Jamie Dimon]. Now, More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Facebook is making a huge mistake if it disbands its election war room, former Obama administration official warns

Inside Facebook’s ‘War Room’ Facebook should not disband its election war room, a former Obama administration official told CNBC. Otherwise, Russia and other foreign nations could take More...

By Loknath Das On Saturday, November 24th, 2018

Small Business Saturday isn’t a novelty anymore – independent retailers depend on it

For Mackenzi Farquer, Small Business Saturday is a big deal. The owner of Queens, New York-based Lockwood gift shop, which sells kitchenware, clothing and paper goods, says there’s often barely room to stand More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

JP Morgan sees a slowdown coming, with economy growing at less than 2 percent in 2019

JP Morgan sees a slowdown coming, with economy growing at less than 2 percent in 2019 JP Morgan economists said the economy should grow at a slower pace of 1.9 percent from the fourth quarter’s year More...

By Loknath Das On Saturday, October 27th, 2018

Maine will help pay your student loans, but there’s a catch

If you want an easy way to pay off all those expensive student loans, Maine has an offer for you. But there’s a catch, you have to move to The Pine Tree State. The program is called the Educational Opportunity More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, October 5th, 2018

State Bank of Mauritius’s Indian branch is the third domestic bank to be the victim of a cyber-attack in 2018

On 3 October, SBM Group, the parent company of the State Bank of Mauritius, announced that its Indian operations had suffered a cyber-attack the day before, and that as much as $14 million could have been siphoned More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, September 3rd, 2018

Cash still the king. Cash savings highest in a decade

The surge in cash savings at the cost of deposit growth has helped prop up financial assets, according to RBI. Demonetisation seems to have had no impact on cash savings by the Indian household, Savings are again More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, August 10th, 2018

Wow! African American Small Business Ownership Up 400% in a Year, Survey Reveals

The number of African American small business owners in the United States has increased by a staggering 400% in just a year. This was the finding of a survey from the small business financing company, Guidant Financial. The State More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

How to fund child’s education: Take a loan or use own funds?

Keeping your accumulated savings invested and taking an education loan instead can benefit you. Photo: Alamy Any big-ticket spending requires you to either have the required funds in place or a financing option. More...