A Corpus Christi, Texas man who pleaded guilty this week to operating two illegal gambling establishments has another problem. He also admitted to conspiring to steal $2.1 million dollars worth of sensitive military equipment from the US Army. This included laser range finders, thermal scopes, night vision scopes, night vision goggles, and laser-aiming devices, according […]
Digging deeper into the categories, there are some interesting trends. Flower prices declined by around 6% compared to 2020 across the 10 markets in the guide. Oklahoma and Michigan saw the most dramatic decreases by far at -28% and -22% respectively. But not all markets showed a decline in pricing – Colorado flower was up 7% and Arizona 5% on average.
Yesterday, European stock markets moved substantially higher and brent crude fell below $100/bbl. Since then, it has popped back up, but it is still quite a bit lower than Monday’s peak. Crude prices topped out after the US announced it would stop buying oil from Russia, but Europe didn’t join in. However, the primary driver […]
Rate hikes expected as inflation keeps rising It’s been another volatile week in financial markets with events in and around Ukraine continuing to dominate. Sentiment is still very headline-driven and an enormous amount of uncertainty remains around the outcome of talks between Ukraine and Russia and the sanctions being imposed on the latter by the […]
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Legacy technology is a barrier to automating commercial lending at banks. Mainframe systems, in particular, complicate automation, Daniel Seay, Fifth Third Bank’s senior vice president and director of wholesale transformation, said during the “Modernizing Commercial Lending through Automation” session at last week’s Bank Automation Summit. Modern software development and IT operations (DevOps) […]