Because of the strict rules of Islamic finance, many countries have avoided the worst of the 2008 economic meltdown. Now officials in the Russian republic of Tatarstan are hoping that Islamic finance can help them attract direct investment from Muslim …
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- What's Worth Streaming: Here’s what’s new to HBO Max in October 2022, and what’s leaving'The White Lotus,' 'Avenue 5' and 'Pennyworth' return for new seasons, while 'Inside Amy Schumer, 'Reno 911' and 'Key & Peele' are going away.
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- The Wall Street Journal: Futures exchange CME considers brokerage, taking cue from crypto rival FTXCME Group Inc. criticized crypto exchange FTX’s plan to cut out the middlemen in the futures markets. Now, the Chicago exchange giant is taking a step in the same direction.
- The Ratings Game: Bed Bath & Beyond eyes turnaround, but fundamentals and underlying trends remain ‘challenging,’ say analystsStruggling home-goods retailer and meme-stock phenomenon Bed Bath & Beyond reported its fiscal second-quarter results and touted its turnaround plan.
- Earnings Results: Nike stock drops 10% as execs predict cheaper clothing for at least the rest of the yearNike Inc. on Thursday reported earnings and sales that topped expectations, though margins took a hit during the quarter as freight costs, markdowns and the effects of a tougher foreign-exchange backdrop piled up.
- TaxWatch: Hurricane Ian victims now have until early 2023 for tax deadlines, including extensions on this year’s income-tax returns, IRS saysThe IRS has already pushed back the filing deadlines for other natural disasters, including Hurricane Fiona victims in Puerto Rico.
- Brett Arends's ROI: Looking for a cheap retirement spot? Europe is a good deal for AmericansThe skyrocketing dollar—and collapsing foreign exchange rates, including the pound, euro, yen and others—is good for retirees, and future retirees