The Taliban’s burgeoning financial might could make the militant group immune to pressure from the international community as it negotiates a role in postwar Afghanistan, according to a confidential report commissioned by NATO and obtained by RFE/RL. The Taliban “has achieved, or is close to achieving, financial and military independence,” […]

CLOSE Wisconsin’s state-chartered banks reported strong financial performance through the first half of the year even as broad sections of the economy were shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic.  At Wisconsin’s 139 state-chartered banks, total assets increased and delinquent loans decreased compared with last year.  The Federal Deposit Insurance […]

GPU add-in boards (AIBs) saw an unexpected sales bump in the last quarter—sales increased 6.6 percent over Q1, and spiked an amazing 36.7 percent over the same quarter from last year. This is according to a report from Jon Peddie Research.  The big winner was Nvidia, which continues to hold […]

Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, boats of all shapes and sizes have become hot commodities — boat sales skyrocketed this spring and summer, and many dealers have reported shortages. Data from the National Marine Manufacturers Association indicates that May saw the highest new boat sales in a decade […]

(Reuters) – America’s biggest dollar store chains reported better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, as cash-strapped consumers sought lower priced groceries and household items in a coronavirus-induced economic downturn. FILE PHOTO: A sign is seen outside a Dollar General store in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. May 23, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Young/File Photo Sales […]

Although Snapchat’s new year’s resolution is to concentrate on advertising, it is also allegedly developing robo-advisory tech — algorithms that will let the app manage its customers’ money, starting with exchange-traded funds (ETF). Snapchat is keeping silent on the matter, fuelling further speculation as to whether the service will be […]

Harrisburg School District needed to make improvements in four areas of financial management in order to regain control of the school system’s finances, according to an August report released by Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale. The report, published Tuesday, noted that Harrisburg’s new leadership has forged ahead by executing each […]