BEIJING, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — China Finance Online Co. Limited (“China Finance Online”, or the “Company”, “we”, “us” or “our”) (NASDAQ GS: JRJC), a leading web-based financial services company that provides Chinese retail investors with fintech-powered online access to securities trading services, wealth management products, securities investment advisory services, as well as financial database and analytics services to institutional customers, today announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter and first six months ended June 30, 2020.

Second Quarter 2020 Financial Highlights and Recent Development

  • The bottom line losses continued to narrow.
  • Net loss attributable to China Finance Online was $1.5 million, compared with a net loss of $3.0 million in the second quarter of 2019 and a net loss of $1.9 million in the first quarter of 2020.
  • Net revenues grew 9.2% year-over-year to $9.7 million.
  • Revenues from the financial information and advisory
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Pelosi asked key committee chairs to get to work on putting together the bill. The package is expected to include stimulus checks, aid for airlines, small businesses, cities and states, as well as rental assistance, unemployment assistance and funds for election security and the U.S. Postal Service.

“We are still striving for an agreement,” Pelosi said in the leadership meeting. She suggested the legislation could come to a vote on the House floor even if no bipartisan deal is reached.

News of Pelosi’s push briefly lifted the Dow Jones industrial average before it gave back much of those gains, closing up 0.2 percent as prospects for a deal remained cloudy. The Dow has slumped in September, losing nearly 9 percent in just three weeks.

“I think we’re headed towards a resurgence of the virus in the fall, and until we defeat the virus, you’re not going to have a full

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As horribly as most of Tuesday played out for the Phillies, they were still in position to gain ground — that’s right, gain ground — on multiple teams in the National League playoff race if they could have just held on to beat the Nationals in extra innings in Game 2.

Brandon Workman allowed a walk-off home run to Yadiel Hernandez, the first of his career. Nevermind.

Instead, the Phillies plummeted to 10th in the eight-team NL playoff race. They fell a game behind both the Reds and Brewers, who now occupy the 7- and 8-seeds.

They’re also a game behind the Giants. They are two back in the loss column of the two teams in front of them.

The Phillies’ playoff chances are down to 33.5%, according to Fangraphs. As recently as Sunday morning, they had an 87% chance to make the playoffs.

The Phillies also missed an opportunity

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Train for IT positions in this downturn economy.

So says CompTIA, which on Tuesday announced upcoming online classes for IT help desk training. The CompTIA Tech Career Academy is taking applications for classes that start on Jan. 11. The classes are part of the organization’s IT-Ready Technical Support program, which prepares students for the CompTIA A+ certification exam. The certification will help students get IT help desk positions.

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CompTIA’s Charles Eaton

“We recommend that new tech workers start on the IT help desk where they’ll get to see how all the different parts of a business come together and how technology helps those parts run more efficiently,” CompTIA Tech CEO Charles Eaton said. “From the help desk, then people can better envision how they want to grow their tech careers. Our IT-Ready Technical Support program prepares our graduates to be ready for IT help desk jobs.”

Students don’t need prior

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – With Hispanic Heritage Month officially underway, News 19 is taking the opportunity to highlight stories of Hispanic members of the community.

New 19 spoke with Sady Zayas-Visser who is originally from Guatemala.

She moved to the United States when she was 18-year-old as an exchange student. Sady then went to college in Texas and now, she is an independent insurance agent.

If you step into the Farmers Insurance Office on Highway 72, you will find Sady and her team making phone calls and interacting with their clients.

Sady says she is living her dream but still faces challenges. “My Spanish and English overlap sometimes,” said Sady.

Sady says she’s felt intimidated and afraid in the past to really be herself. But now she pushes the insecurities aside and encourages her employees to do the same.

She says, “you know how they say fear is your worst enemy?

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  • The forgiveness process for the Paycheck Protection Program is requiring additional communication between banks and businesses, the Consumer Bankers Association reports.
  • Both banks and businesses are waiting for potential changes to the forgiveness process.
  • Trade groups are pushing to have loans under $150,000 automatically forgiven. 



Steven Mnuchin wearing glasses and looking at the camera: Steven T. Mnuchin, Secretary, Department of the Treasury during the Senate's Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearing examining the quarterly CARES Act report to Congress, in Washington, DC, U.S., September 24, 2020.


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Steven T. Mnuchin, Secretary, Department of the Treasury during the Senate’s Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearing examining the quarterly CARES Act report to Congress, in Washington, DC, U.S., September 24, 2020.

One of the main draws of the Paycheck Protection Program was the ability to have loans forgiven if the money was used as the law permitted — with 60% of the capital going to payroll and 40% to other allowable expenses. But as forgiveness opened up last month, some banks and small businesses are reporting difficulty navigating the process, and advocates are pushing for simplicity for already

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Throughout the Rangers’ initial spring training, Wes Benjamin wasn’t in big league camp. Neither was John King. And Kyle Cody was there but not healthy enough at the time to pitch in games.

The Rangers had their view of starting pitching depth. But those three didn’t really crack the radar screen. It was others such as Kolby Allard, Joe Palumbo and even Brock Burke before he was injured.

Those three, though, have either been hurt or haven’t performed. And the trio of unexpected talent has stepped up. Benjamin was the most recent — tossing five strong innings in a 7-3 Rangers loss to Arizona on Wednesday.

“I don’t think those guys took a step backward,” manager Chris Woodward said of Allard, Palumbo and Burke, “as much as the other guys took a step forward. And it’s cool, it’s cool to see guys like Kyle Cody come on the scene, and

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Depending on who you ask, paying taxes contributes to the commonwealth of a nation. But if you can avoid it, it contributes to the company’s bottom line, its ability to become more of a global powerhouse, and makes shareholders, large and small, happy. It might even make them rich.

Most of the companies in the S&P 500 pay less than 15% in taxes, according to a study published by Tax Notes this week. It is subscriber only.

We’ve all read Warren Buffet saying that he should pay more in taxes, in percentage terms, than his secretary. He is talking about income tax. But if his company, Berkshire Hathaway
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, is any indicator as to how companies really think about taxes —

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MIDLAND, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
Dow (NYSE: DOW) announced today that John Sampson, executive vice president, Business Operations for Olin Corporation, has been named senior vice president, Operations, Manufacturing & Engineering for Dow. Sampson succeeds Peter Holicki, who will retire in 2021 after more than 34 years of service with Dow.

Sampson has most recently served as a corporate officer at Olin Corporation, with executive oversight for managing the M&E, Manufacturing Services, Safety / Health & Environmental and Technology Center of Olin’s Chemical businesses. Prior to joining Olin in 2015, Sampson had a long career with Dow, beginning in 1983 in Louisiana in Polymers Research & Development.

He moved into the Manufacturing organization in 1988 and throughout his Dow career, held a wide range of positions. He was a business manufacturing leader and led sites in the U.S. and Europe – including Dow’s Rhine Center facility in Germany

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September 26, 2020, is the 132nd birth anniversary of Thomas Stearns Eliot, one of the few US citizens who decided to become a British subject. This quiz. dedicated to his memory, is all about poets and their poetry.

Poet’s corner

1 While on TS Eliot, which famous novel by Evelyn Waugh gets its title from Eliot’s Wasteland; the last words of the line, “I will show you fear…”?

2 Born into nobility, this poet is regarded as the founder of modern Russian literature. He lost his life when he was just 37 in a duel with his brother-in-law, French officer Dantes-Gekkern. Name the man.

3 A Greek from the island of Lesbos around 600 years before Christ was born, Sappho’s poetry gave a word to the English language because of the fact that it was meant to be performed with a specific musical instrument. Name the instrument or the

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