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Summit Financial Group (NASDAQ:SMMF – Get Rating) and Banco Bradesco (NYSE:BBD – Get Rating) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership and risk. Insider and Institutional Ownership 30.5% of Summit Financial Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 2.4% of Banco Bradesco shares are held by institutional investors. 13.5% of Summit Financial Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Banco Bradesco shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge…

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Opinion by Stefan Lofven (stockholm)Wednesday, September 21, 2022Inter Press ServiceSTOCKHOLM, Sep 21 (IPS) – As world leaders gather in New York for the opening of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly this week, the security horizon is undoubtedly dark.From the geopolitical shockwaves of the war in Ukraine, to military spending, nutrition and food security, to our stewardship of the planet, far too many key indicators are heading in a dangerous direction.We can, and must, turn them around. In the words of UN Secretary-General António Guterres in his 2021 report Our Common Agenda, ‘the choices we make, or fail…

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Trevor Noah has a proposal to fix jury duty and make it more engaging for its participants: Use podcasts.On Monday, a judge ordered the release of Adnan Syed from prison. Syed, whose 1999 murder case was covered in the popular investigative journalism podcast “Serial,” was more than 20 years into serving a life sentence for a murder he said he didn’t commit.Prosecutors said they found new evidence that could tie two other people to the murder of Syed’s former high school girlfriend, Hae Min Lee. The evidence was allegedly withheld from Syed’s legal team during his trial.“The Daily Show” host…

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Two refugees identified as Muhindo and his wife Harriet are among the new waves of people leaving the Democratic Republic of Congo following inter-communal clashes in South-West DRC. UN agencies have called for substantive action on refugees, especially regarding food security. Credit: UNHCRby Juliet Morrison (united nations)Wednesday, September 21, 2022Inter Press ServiceUNITED NATIONS, Sep 21 (IPS) – Representatives from UN agencies and several countries called for more substantive action to support refugees and internally displaced people amid the ongoing global food crisis.Co-hosted by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the World Food Programme (WFP), and the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the…

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Kiromic BioPharma (NASDAQ:KRBP – Get Rating) and Clarus Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CRXT – Get Rating) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, earnings and risk. Analyst Ratings This is a summary of recent ratings for Kiromic BioPharma and Clarus Therapeutics, as reported by MarketBeat.com. Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score Kiromic BioPharma 0 0 0 0 N/A Clarus Therapeutics 0 2 0 0 2.00 Clarus Therapeutics has a consensus target price of $2.50, suggesting…

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We all know the routine by heart: “Please ensure your seats are in the upright position, tray tables stowed, window shades are up, laptops are stored in the overhead bins, and electronic devices are set to flight mode”.Now, the first four are reasonable, right? Window shades need to be up so we can see if there’s an emergency, such as fire. Tray tables need to be stowed and seats upright so we can get out of the row quickly.Laptops can become projectiles in an emergency, as the seat back pockets are not strong enough to contain them.And mobile phones need…

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SIVERSK, Ukraine — The eastern Ukrainian town of Siversk, for weeks the northernmost Ukrainian-held settlement in the Donbas before Russian-occupied territory began, was a military way station for much of the spring and into summer.The gas station awning on its eastern outskirts provided shade for soldiers waiting to go to the front. A small shop, open for a few hours each day, served townspeople and troops alike.To the east, the cities of Sievierodonetsk and Lysychansk fell to the Russians in June and July. Weeks passed. Russian forces advanced. Siversk the way station soon turned into Siversk the frontline town.The Donbas…

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Madison County Financial (OTCMKTS:MCBK – Get Rating) and Sterling Bancorp (NASDAQ:SBT – Get Rating) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, profitability, dividends and earnings. Profitability This table compares Madison County Financial and Sterling Bancorp’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets Madison County Financial N/A N/A N/A Sterling Bancorp 16.01% 5.13% 0.62% Risk & Volatility Madison County Financial has a beta of 0.17, suggesting that its stock…

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Wayfair is a one-stop-shop for anything and everything home, whether you’re looking to pick up a new lamp, upgrade your kitchen mixer or renovate your whole bathroom. Right now, the site is hosting a Surplus Sale, and the excess quantities have resulted in some pretty great deals for you. Read on for some of our favorite picks from the sale — all have ratings of 4.5 or higher — then shop it all yourself on Wayfair. It can be scary ordering a sofa you haven’t sat in, but the ratings for this one are pretty convincing — and the discount…

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Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. IV (NYSE:IPOD – Get Rating) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Traders acquired 3,562 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 245% compared to the typical daily volume of 1,032 call options. Institutional Trading of Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. IV A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of IPOD. Garde Capital Inc. bought a new position in shares of Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. IV in the 2nd quarter worth $509,000. Marathon Trading Investment Management LLC increased…

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