Even as the coronavirus disrupts many conventions and traditions of the financial services industry, one regulatory ritual has continued, albeit in digital form: the Securities and Exchange Commission’s compliance examinations with registered investment advisers. … READ MORE >
The Institute for Supply Management index, a closely watched measure of U.S. manufacturing activity, rose in May for the first time since January, hinting that activity is beginning to stabilize following huge market disruptions created by the COVID-19 pandemic. The index improved to 43.1 in May from an 11-year low … … READ MORE >
Before COVID-19, unemployment in the technology sector was at a five-decade low and was far lower than the overall U.S. unemployment rate. Though unemployment has risen for some parts of the technology sector as the pandemic has gripped the country, companies are still hiring for other roles. Job postings for … … READ MORE >
California is now in Stage 2 of its reopening program from the coronavirus lockdown. The crowds at Los Angeles beaches and the rise in newly reported cases in California should give the governors of New York and New Jersey something to consider as pressure mounts to reopen Jones Beach in New York and the Jersey shore. … READ MORE >
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