Emergency in Sri Lanka, Forex Dip in Pak & Nepal’s Money Woes Put India’s Neighbors on Back Foot

Sri Lanka’s deepening economic crisis took a turn for the worse on Friday night when President Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared a state of emergency in the island nation amid mounting public resentment. Sri Lanka’s 22-million population has been facing acute shortages of food, fuel, and medicines for months, bringing tens of thousands onto the streets to … Read more

A Credit-Building Product For Only $ 2 Per Month

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles we think our readers will find useful. We earn a commission from affiliate partners on many offers, but not all offers on Select are from affiliate partners. When Kikoff co-founder and CEO Cynthia Chen moved from China to the US to attend college, … Read more

BUILD-A-BEAR WORKSHOP INC DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL STATEMENT AND OPERATION RESULTS (form 10-K)

The following Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Our actual results may differ materially from the results discussed in the forward-looking statements. Factors that might cause such a difference include, but are not limited to, those discussed in “Risk Factors” and elsewhere … Read more

Improving inclusive loans to small businesses

BEIJING: China will continuously improve financial services for micro and small enterprises this year, steadily increase bank lending, optimize credit structure and reduce overall financing costs, said China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC). The regulator recently issued a statement saying that the banking sector should continue to achieve increases in the growth rate of … Read more