Cheniere and General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) [Trend Analysis] reported that it align $1B service contract for Sabine Pass LNG Export Terminal. GE and Sabine Pass Liquefaction, a subsidiary of Cheniere Energy Partners, declared that that they have signed into a $1B, 20+-year service agreement under which GE will provide spare parts and planned inspections, maintenance services and round-the-clock technical support for the gas turbines and refrigerant compressors on the first four LNG trains currently under construction at the Sabine Pass LNG export facility. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) soared 1.95% to settled at $25.14 with the total traded volume of 51.91 Million shares. The companys...

A UK family business association has released figures detailing how the sector supports the countrys economy, revealing that family-owned enterprises pay pound;102 billion (euro;129 billion) in tax annually and provide 9.4 million jobs.

The UKs thriving family business sector is home to three million family enterprises and generates a quarter of GDP, the Institute for Family Business (IFB) said in its new research.

Significant UK family businesses include shoe retailer Clarks, cheap fashion chain Primark, and baked goods company Warburtons.

The news comes as the Office for National Statistics revealed today that in the August to October period the number of people out of work...

Throughout October and November, Chapelhouse Motor Group in conjunction with automotive finance provider Barclays Partner Finance jointly contributed a proportion of the money from every sale made towards the Queenscourt Hospice in Southport.

In just two months, Chapelhouse amp; Barclays have managed to raise a staggering £9,060 an incredible amount, particularly at this time of year and wish to thank every one of their customers without whom it would not have been possible.

Chapelhouse Motor Group Managing Director, Nick Coen in presenting the cheque to Mr Brian Halliwell of the Queenscourt Hospice was fulsome in his praise of the invaluable work they undertake.

He said:...

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In short, because Russia has a problem more urgent than its declining GDP.

Things arent exactly going well in Vladimir Putins Russia. Oil prices have fallen to $59 a barrel and the nations economy is on pace to contract between 4.5% and 4.7%more than twice the contraction caused by our own Great Recessionif that price remains at $60 or below. Meanwhile, Russia is straining against American and European sanctions that are putting even more pressure on the countrys finances.


A CHARITY is warning small businesses in Crewe and Nantwich struggling with crippling debts to seek free advice instead of folding.

The Money Advice Trust, the charity that runs Business Debtline says, that many local sole traders and small businesses are leaving it too late before seeking financial assistance.

According to figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) there were a total of 3,965 so-called ‘business deaths’ in Cheshire last year.

Of that total 345 were in Crewe and Nantwich meaning 22% of start-up businesses are not surviving to see their second birthday.

South Cheshire Chamber of Commerce chief executive Paul Colman said: “I...

Allegan County is considering joining a new agricultural incubator based in Ottawa County #x2014; and will need to make the decision soon if it wants to be one of the first municipalities to be part of the project.

#x201c;This is an opportunity for agricultural industry to develop technology-based business,#x201d; said Mark Knudsen, director of Ottawa County#x2019;s planning and performance improvement department, during a presentation Thursday, Dec. 11, to the Allegan County Board of Commissioners. #x201c;We#x2019;re hoping Allegan County may want to join us in our endeavor.#x201d;

The Allegan...

Gambias Social Security on the Brink of Bankruptcy!

Gambias Social Security on the Brink of Bankruptcy!



It saddens me to report that our Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation is nearing bankruptcy. As you know, the SSHFC is mandated to collect mandatory contributions from all Gambian workers towards their retirement. Right now, the SSHFC is barely able to pay the salaries of its employees let alone the pensions owed to Gambian retirees.

The reasons for the bankruptcy of the SSHFC is mainly due to the fact that the pension benefits have been used for the past 8 years to guarantee loans given to the private businesses of Yaya...

As students and families continue to financially recover from the lingering economic downturn, federal student aid remains key to providing access to higher education for low- and middle-income students. The combination of federal grant, loan, and work-study programs allows for aid to be packaged to meet individual student needs. This original structure and intent of federal student aid programs remain valid today.

While most parents of college-aged students are familiar with student loans and Pell Grants, the lesser-known SEOG (Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant) is important as well — especially to taxpayers — because it requires institutions of higher learning...