Good news emerges about a malaria vaccine

In Africa and elsewhere, COVID-19 dominates media attention. Yet malaria has probably killed four times more than COVID-19 in the past year in Africa. The disease is caused by a parasite, plasmodium, not a virus or bacteria. The disease does not confer any immunity and an individual can catch it …

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Former Belleville Mad Pricer site “tainted”, study finds

Belleville City Council approved economic development measures Monday evening, including the acceptance of a study that the shopping center that once had the Mad Pricer Grocery at 6401 W. Main St. is “ravaged” and qualifies to be in a special business district. If the city approves a deal with a …

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Mortgages continue to dominate complaints to CFPB

Foreclosures, lack of information and payment problems irritate consumers 23/09/2015 (c) lulu – Fotolia Consumers continue to have problems with servicing mortgages, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) latest monthly snapshot of consumer complaints Certain circumstances are of particular concern, such as when consumers apply for a loan …

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Director, Growth Marketing Operations – Affirm

Affirm is seeking a Technical and Operational Manager, Dynamic Growth Marketing to manage the teams responsible for our consumer and B2B martech stack, communications deployment capabilities and organic growth. These initiatives cover owned messaging and delivery channels, organic growth strategies and advertising technologies for our consumer base, as well as …

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Here’s how Stitch Fix will recover from its disappointing quarter

Point correction (NASDAQ: SFIX) saw its stock price plunge sharply following its fourth quarter financial results report. As demand started to pick up again, causing revenue growth to accelerate, earnings fell short of analysts’ expectations. Looking more closely at the earnings report, the quarter was not that disappointing. Investors missed …

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GNC declares bankruptcy and seeks to sell its business

Retailer of vitamins and well-being CNG (NYSE: GNC) filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday night, saying it planned to close 1,200 of its 7,300 stores. Having secured funding from the majority of its lenders, as well as Harbin Pharmaceutical, a state-controlled Chinese pharmaceutical company that owns 41% of GNC’s voting rights, …

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The endangered murder case

The endangered murder case

How will I be affected if I fail in a loan installment? If you fall behind with an installment credit and your credit score is affected, it will be affected. If your credit score falls and lenders view you as riskier. As a result, you may not be eligible for the most favorable rates …

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Study: Christmas spending statistics 2019

How much money did you spend on Christmas in 2019? If you totaled what you spent on gifts, food, travel, decorations, and other Christmas-related expenses, would you be above or below the national average? To find out how much the average American consumer spent on Christmas 2019, we surveyed 1,496 …

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4 Chinese athletic shoe stocks that investors should know about

TThe sports industry is worth billions of dollars and regularly attracts big names and stars who support products for business. With an increasingly fashionable healthy lifestyle, many sports companies are seeing their sales and profits increase. Investors looking for companies in this industry should focus their attention on footwear and …

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Why you might get a deal on a new iPhone after all

Wireless companies can help you buy that new iPhone after all. Long before Apple offered its expensive nearly $ 1,000 iPhone X, wireless companies had already embarked on creating credit plans so that customers could bear more of the cost of their own phones. But now that financing plan could …

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5 reasons to avoid financing from car dealerships

Auto dealers don’t always have your best interests at heart or on paper when it comes to financing your car. Buying a car can be a daunting process. Consumers generally just want to get a reliable vehicle without paying more than they have to. Loan terms from a car dealership …

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Stripe Partners with Splitit to Capitalize on Buy Now, Pay Later

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) solutions provider Splitit has teamed up with Stripe to form a partnership that will see Stripe become the “payment enabler” for all new merchants who accept Splitit, for example. Press release. Business Insider Intelligence The collaboration will automate the Splitit integration process for merchants and …

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Affirm Raises IPO Price Range to $ 1.1 Billion

(Bloomberg) – Affirm Holdings Inc., which offers installment loans to online shoppers, has increased the price range of its initial public offering, seeking to raise up to $ 1.1 billion when it goes online in scholarship this week. The San Francisco-based company said in an updated filing Monday that it …

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How the market will react to Pintec Technology Holdings Ltd

General market sentiment was neutral on Pintec Technology Holdings Ltd – ADR (PT) stock recently. PT receives a neutral rating from Investors Observers Stock sentiment indicator. Pintec Technology Holdings Ltd – ADR has a neutral sentiment reading. Find out what this means to you and get the rest of the …

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The debt burden on black America

“It’s hard not to go crazy and stress, you know,” she says. “I just keep praying and asking the Lord for help. That’s all I can do. * * * For Winfield, the three years since losing his home have been a lawsuit. She has moved four times, she said, …

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