Eastern Bank idea leads to small-business money management app

Monit, a fintech company that stemmed from an idea hatched at Eastern Bank in Boston, has launched a namesake app to help small-business owners analyze and predict cash flow, revenue and profitability.

Rather than charging small-business owners to use it, the app will be delivered through community and regional banks. Monit makes money through software-as-a-service revenue agreements with banks.

This launch is one example of a broader trend in which banks of all sizes are trying to provide better technology to small businesses, in the hopes of attracting and strengthening relationships with them. Apps like Monit’s not only can tie a small business more tightly to a bank; they can also provide useful data about small businesses and help small and midsize banks compete with larger rivals.

“Monit solves a problem for banks, which have been increasingly challenged with meeting the needs of small businesses,” said Sean Collins, a Monit

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Ginsburg’s Death Was ‘Personal’ for All New Yorkers, De Blasio Says, Will Rename Brooklyn Building After Her

Painted on the street outside the Brooklyn Municipal Building are the words “Black Lives Matter,” making it a fitting spot to honor Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, according to New York Mayor Bill de Blasio.

a bird sitting on top of a building: A mural reading “Black Lives Matter” in large yellow letters was added to the street in front of the Brooklyn Municipal Building on June 30 in New York City. On Tuesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the building will be renamed after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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A mural reading “Black Lives Matter” in large yellow letters was added to the street in front of the Brooklyn Municipal Building on June 30 in New York City. On Tuesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the building will be renamed after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

De Blasio announced during a briefing on Tuesday that the Brooklyn Municipal Building will be renamed after Ginsburg. De Blasio said the building was an appropriate way to honor to the Brooklyn native, because it represents the value of public service and had a message out front, “Black Lives Matter,” that was connected to “fairness and equality.”

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Life In

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UK funds coronavirus research for vulnerable global communities

The UK government is to invest £7.2m in 20 new research projects to address the impact of Covid-19 on vulnerable communities around the world.

Developing countries are facing immense pressures because of the global health crisis. The pandemic has not only put their health services under extreme pressure, but the global lockdown has damaged their economies disproportionately.

According to the UN, the number of people facing food shortages could double by the end of this year and about 150 million people worldwide lost full-time jobs in the first quarter of this year, with millions more expected to lose their livelihoods.

In June, the World Bank reported that emerging markets and developing economies would be buffeted by economic headwinds from multiple quarters – pressure on weak healthcare systems, loss of trade and tourism, dwindling remittances, subdued capital flows, and tight financial conditions amid mounting debt.

“Exporters of energy or industrial commodities

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Chinese banks reluctant to fund CPEC projects in current climate: Sources

ISLAMABAD: China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has reportedly hit snags as the Chinese banks/ financial institutions are reluctant to fund the projects due to current state of affairs, well informed sources told Business Recorder.

In the past, the incumbent government’s Ministers openly accused former Chief Minister Punjab( currently Leader of Opposition in National Assembly), Mian Shahbaz Sharif and former Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Ahsan Iqbal of taking kickbacks in Chinese projects being established in CPEC. National Accountability Bureau (NAB) also started investigations which were later on shelved.

The issue of banks/ financial institutions reluctance in funding the projects was raised by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, during his visit to China last week.

Sources further revealed that on August 13, 2020, Chairman, CPEC Authority, Lt. General, Asim Saleem Bajwa( retired) gave a detailed presentation on the progress of CPEC projects. He stated that significant progress

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Agency Management Software Market Analysis, Trends, Growth,

Agency Management Software Market

Agency management software helps in customer relationship management and marketing automation, and helps agents build relationships with customers. Agency management software is used by 90% of agencies, whether it is a large enterprise or a small business with one employee. The growing interest in digitization and industrial automation in the production sector is an important driving force for the global agency management software market. Agency management software helps improve energy efficiency, streamline processes, be flexible and reduce administrative costs. It is consumed more often by insurance institutions. These factors also increase demand among businesses.

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The following players are covered in this report:

• Mavenlink
• Hubstaff
• Workamajig
• AgencyHub
• SpiraPlan
• Producteev
• Planscope
• Brightpod
• RoboHead
• Scoro

Agency Management Software Market Segmentation by Type

• Cloud-based
• On-premises

Agency Management Software

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REASONS TO WIN: Personal motivations drove Red Sox to Thursday’s victory – Sports – providencejournal.com

Excluding Friday night’s game at Tampa, the Red Sox had 14 games left in this 2020 season, and it’s worth exploring the motivations behind recent performances by certain players.

Rafael Devers, Bobby Dalbec and Mike Kickham were the standouts on Thursday night at Tropicana Field. Devers and Dalbec both homered while Kickham enjoyed his best outing since July 2013.

The worst team in the American League East beat the best. Boston squeezed out a 4-3 victory, its fourth win in its last six games.

Devers is on a four-game hitting streak thanks to two singles and a two-run homer. He’s pounded out six extra-base hits in that span and has 16 in his last 26 games. Devers managed just six extra-base hits through his first 20 games of this lost season.

“I’m just coming into work every single day like I’m supposed to and just putting in the work and

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Business Intelligence and Analytics Market Size, Proposal Strategy, Share and Competitive Analysis | Tableau Software Inc, SAS Institute Inc, SAP SE

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This report research the global Business Intelligence and Analytics market, and analyzes the main key players to apprehend the opposition globally. The report elaborates at the of dynamic increase market and is used to research the

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Recovery uncertain: Core infra sectors shrink 9.6% in July

The contraction eased for a fifth straight month through July, and production gained momentum after lockdown curbs were eased substantially from June.

Contraction in eight key infrastructure industries narrowed to 9.6% on year in July from a 12.9% y-o-y fall witnessed in the previous month, but prospects of a sustained recovery still remain uncertain, given the fragile state of demand in the economy.

The contraction eased for a fifth straight month through July, and production gained momentum after lockdown curbs were eased substantially from June. Since these core infrastructure sectors make up for 40% of the index of industrial production, the IIP, too, may see an improvement in July. However, as pointed out by analysts, a sustained industrial recovery warrants a revival in demand, which, at the moment, seems patchy.

The industry ministry data released on Monday showed that barring fertiliser, which recorded a 6.9% rise due to a pick-up

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WSIA honors E&S insurance leaders who died in 2020

WSIA wrapped up its 2020 Virtual Annual Marketplace by honoring two of its own. (Shutterstock)

To mark the closing of the 2020 Virtual Annual Marketplace hosted by the Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Association (WSIA), the organization and its members are taking a moment to honor the passing of two of its leaders this year.

In memory of Kevin P. Brooks

Kevin Brooks, pictured here, passed away on April 3, 2020 from complications of the COVID-19 virus. He served as NAPSLO president from 1989-1990. Kevin P. Brooks

Kevin Brooks, pictured at left, passed away on April 3, 2020, from complications of the COVID-19 virus. He served as NAPSLO president from 1989-1990.

After graduating from Manhattan College in 1966 with a degree in psychology, Kevin was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. He served one tour of duty in Vietnam from 1967-1968 as an Artillery Forward Observer. He continued to serve as a member of the reserves, completing 30 years of service with the Marines and retiring as a colonel

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