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Source: Common Domain

United, Delta Climb on Business-Class Demand

Today 00:37 GMT

“We continue to see very strong demand,” United President Scott Kirby told analysts and investors during a conference call on Wednesday. “This is one of the best revenue environments we’ve ever seen.”

“I can’t wait until we have Polaris business-class seats on every single one of our wide-body jets,” United Chief Commercial Officer Andrew Nocella said Wednesday on the call with analysts and reporters. “It can’t come soon enough.”

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Source: Common Domain

SEC Calls for Better Accounting Controls as Cyber Scams Increase

Tuesday 22:49 GMT

Public companies that are easy targets of cyber scams could be in violation of accounting rules that call for firms to safeguard assets, the Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday.

The investigation signaled regulators’ increased scrutiny of companies’ efforts to protect against cyber scams and whether intrusions are made easier due to poor compliance. “Cyber frauds are a pervasive, significant, and growing threat to all companies, including our public companies,” SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said in a statement.

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Source: Common Domain

Forget the Social Security increase, this is why seniors are in trouble

Wednesday 02:26 GMT

Here’s what the Social Security Administration says:. if you begin taking Social Security at age 62, you’ll get 70% of the monthly benefit—because you retired five years before your full retirement age.

Since more people retire at 62 than any other age (because that’s the earliest they can tap into Social Security), let’s use that as a benchmark. If you’re an average, single middle income earner and retire at that age now, you’ll get $17,532 from Social Security next year.

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Source: Global News

U.S. deficit grows to $779 billion — a 17 per cent increase over last year

Tuesday 19:07 GMT

The U.S. government closed the 2018 fiscal year $779 billion in the red, its highest deficit in six years, as Republican-led tax cuts pinched revenues and expenses rose on a growing national debt, according to data released on Monday by the Treasury Department.

Donald Trump claims, again, U.S. has trade deficit with Canada — after admitting he made it up. New government spending also expanded the federal deficit for the 12 months through September, the first full annual budget on the watch of U.S. President Donald Trump.

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