March 31, 2021

Month: March 2021

Nomura had stellar financial year until warning of potential losses: Analyst

The warning by Japanese investment bank Nomura that it could incur billions of dollars in losses at a U.S. subsidiary was “pretty unfortunate,” an analyst said on Tuesday.

Nomura on Monday flagged a potential $2 billion loss resulting from transactions with a client stateside. The bank’s shares in Japan plunged following that announcement, declining more than 16% on Monday. Those losses extended into Tuesday, with shares declining 0.66% on the day.

“It’s pretty unfortunate for Nomura,” Pramod Shenoi, head of Asia-Pacific financials research at research firm CreditSights, told CNBC’s “Street Signs Asia.”

Shenoi said “$2 billion dollars … is a

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15 Side Hustles You Can Start Right Now — Little-to-No Money or Special Skills Required

Exclusive data from Handy shows which side hustles on its platform are the most popular, most lucrative and fastest-growing.


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If you’re one of the thousands of people who turned to a side hustle to make ends meet in 2020, chances are you’re still looking for the easiest, most efficient ways to make some extra money in 2021. 

You might be an expert Ikea-furniture-assembler, seasoned at helping your friends move or just good at household tasks, and platforms like Handy are an easy way to test out a side hustle without making a big initial

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How jobseekers can master SEO for their personal website

Personal branding can be a powerful tool for standing out online, but is it enough to get noticed by recruiters and hiring managers? Many job seekers focus their efforts on polishing and adjusting their resumes to perfectly fit certain job requirements to ensure that their experience and skills can shine through. But this activity is only one side of the picture for getting noticed.

Having a personal website that is optimized for SEO can also have an impact by boosting the odds that a recruiter can find you through Google searches. Think of it as passive income, but for your

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AbCellera Reports Full Year 2020 Business Results

  • Total revenue of $233 million1 in 2020, up 1,908% year-over-year

  • Total revenue from research fees of $20 million, up 71% year-over-year

  • Total programs under contract of 103, up 72% year-over-year

  • EPS of $0.53 (basic) and $0.45 (diluted) compared to $0.01 loss per share in 2019

AbCellera (NASDAQ: ABCL), a technology company with a centralized operating system for next-generation antibody discovery, today announced financial results for the full year 2020 with the following highlights.

“AbCellera had a breakthrough year, demonstrating strong growth across every area of the business and the effectiveness of our technology and business model through our discovery

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‘Free Enterprise’ follows journeys from incarnation to business ownership

A new show focusing on people who were once behind bars but are now turning their lives around by starting their own businesses will debut Saturday on WCVB. The title of the new show, “Free Enterprise,” says it all.”We’re trying to get the free enterprise system to work for people who have been incarcerated,” said financial-technology pioneer Brian Hamilton. Hamilton is the entrepreneur taking viewers along on the journey. He’s assisting former prisoners to rebuild their lives by helping them start their own small businesses. “We take them right from the idea, right through the basics of starting a business,” … Read More

Allianz Privately Mulls Counteroffer for The Hartford After Chubb’s Offer

Chubb Ltd.’s $23 billion takeover offer for Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. has prompted Germany’s Allianz SE to study the feasibility of a counteroffer, according to people familiar with the matter.

Europe’s biggest insurer is discussing its options with potential advisers, said the people, asking not to be identified because the discussions are private. While Allianz views Hartford as one of the remaining property and casualty insurance targets with scale in the U.S., it’s also reluctant to enter into a pricey bidding war with Chubb because of a lack of synergies between the two, the people said.

Deliberations are in

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