Crypto’s silver linings playbook- POLITICO

Haseeb Qureshi speaks during a panel at the Permissionless conference. | Derek Robertson/Politico WEST PALM BEACH — The gloomy week in the crypto world presented an awkward subtext for this week’s “Permissionless” conference, an event pitched as “the largest Metaverse and DeFi event in history, designed to celebrate the new era we’re entering into.” Over … Read more

BurgerFi ‘Very encouraged’ by Unit Growth after Soft Year

Pandemic-related construction delays and labor shortages took a toll on BurgerFi’s development calendar last year. The fast casual began 2021 hoping to debut 25-30 restaurants, but by November, the projections were cut to 18. In reality, the brand finished the year with 16 stores (10 corporate and six franchises), which CFO Michael Rabinovitch attributed to … Read more

People shift to comfortable office wears as workplaces reopen amid Covid

Blazers in knit fabrics, pants with drawstrings or elastic waists, and polo shirts as the new button-down. Welcome to the post-pandemic dress code for the office. After working remotely in sweats and yoga pants for two years, many Americans are rethinking their wardrobes to balance comfort and professionalism as offices reopen. They’re giving a heave-ho … Read more

As law firm summer associates return to office, the Great Wardrobe Debate rages

(Reuters) – With law firms welcoming summer associates back in person this month after a two-year hiatus, the eager-to-impress newcomers have one big question: What to wear? A suit and tie? Sheath dress and blazer? Jeans and a polo shirt? Stretchy soft pants and a sweater? And what the heck do wardrobe descriptors like “business … Read more

Today’s Mortgage Rates Inch Lower | May 17, 2022

Borrowers applying for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage can expect an average rate of 5.85% today, down just 0.04 percentage points from yesterday. Other loan options are mostly lower as well. The 15-year fixed-rate mortgage is averaging 4.937%. While the 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgage has an average rate of 4.324% today. The latest rate on a 30-year … Read more

Your Favorite Restaurant In Town May Shut Down Due To Rising Food & Fuel Costs

Ankita Fernandes, who runs Francis Fernandes’ family-owned Fresh Catch in Mumbai, is fuming. And it is not because of the sultry summer’s harsh blow. Prices of commercial LPG cylinders were increased by Rs 102 to touch Rs 2355.50 on 1st May, and she is not amused. “We have used commercial LPG cylinders for over 25 … Read more

Congress Should Repeal The Durbin Amendment, Not Expand It To Credit Cards

Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., wipes down his phone with a disinfecting wipe before the start of a … [+] Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Examining Liability During the COVID-19 Pandemic on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. (Photo by Caroline Brehman / POOL / AFP) (Photo by CAROLINE BREHMAN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images) … Read more