Monthly Archives: July 2021

“Do your homework”: Mayor of Osoyoos urges caution before going on vacation near fire area

The mayor of Osoyoos, British Columbia, encourages potential tourists to do their homework before heading to the South Okanagan, as a large forest fire rages in the nearby mountain. Sue McKortoff said that while the tourist resort destination still welcomes tourists, she urges visitors to prepare and plan ahead. “Please …

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Can crowdfunding in emerging Europe keep up with global growth?

Crowdfunding quickly gained popularity around the world. It is estimated that in 2019 alone, there were nearly 6.5 million crowdfunding campaigns that raised over US $ 34 billion. This total value is expected to reach US $ 300 billion by 2030. Across emerging Europe, despite constant growth, this alternative method …

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Franklin Universal Trust – Consensus Says Downside Potential of -60.2%

Franklin Universal Trust with ticker code (FSV) now have 3 analysts covering the stock with consensus suggesting a “Hold” rating. The range between the high target price and the low target price is between 75 and 65 by calculating the average target price that we see 69.67. Given that the …

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ASML order book fills as chipmakers rush to increase capacity

ASML says demand from chipmakers remains strong The company raises its sales growth outlook in 2021 to 35% Dutch company announces € 9 billion share buyback ASML’s second quarter net profit up 38% AMSTERDAM, July 21 (Reuters) – ASML (ASML.AS), one of the world’s largest suppliers of semiconductor companies, on …

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bne IntelliNews – BRICKS & MORTAR: Residential property markets rebound in South-Eastern Europe

Residential markets in Southeastern Europe have recovered strongly since the start of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), although prices remain the lowest in Europe, according to a report from Deloitte. Most markets in the region experienced a dramatic slowdown in activity during the initial spring closings, but this was followed by …

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Belgrade residents accuse human rights tribunal of “torturing” bar noise

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) – The Serbian capital is once again buzzing with nightlife after more than a year of pandemic restrictions. Cafes, bars, and entertainment-hungry patrons are celebrating a summer boom in business and entertainment options, but the loud music and other accompanying noises are a failure for the people …

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SoftBank registers early for post-COVID-19 hotel boom

(The author is a columnist for Reuters Breakingviews. The opinions expressed are his own.) HONG KONG – Rare South Korean unicorn offers insight into post-pandemic travel. SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2 is investing $ 1.7 billion in Yanolja, an unlikely success in an industry among the most affected by Covid-19. It’s …

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Thank you for giving kindness and grace to our hospitality industry | Editorials

We continue to move in the right direction after the worst year in hospitality industry history. We find ourselves in a travel boom with people eager to get out and relive their lives. Meetings, conventions, vacations and sports tournaments are coming back. The occupancy rate of our hotels in Daviess …

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Upshur County Sheriff’s Office Restricts Bookings, Suspends Inmate Visits Due to COVID-19 Cases | Local News

The Upshur County Sheriff’s Office has restricted those suspected of incarceration and suspended in-person visits to inmates at the jail due to recent cases of COVID-19. Upshur County Sheriff Larry Webb said in a statement Tuesday that the Gilmer facility has had its first confirmed cases of COVID-19 in recent …

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The dreary 1960s tower at 135 West 50th Street gets a new lease of life – Commercial Observer

When George Comfort & Sons decided to remodel the drab 1960s office building at 135 West 50th Street, the business owner asked Gensler to renovate the dark facade and lobby of the 25-story tower. The Emery Roth & Sons designed building between Seventh Avenue and Avenue des Amériques now sports …

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