Annual profits

Minnesota farmers report highest annual profits in nearly a decade

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rising commodity prices, good weather and two rounds of government aid in 2020 have led Minnesota farmers to their most profitable year in nearly a decade. A report from the University of Minnesota Extension and Minnesota State Centers of Agricultural Excellence pegs median net farm income at nearly $107,000 last year after […]

Annual profits

Umeme announces 69% drop in annual profits

Power company Umeme Ltd reported a net profit of 41.1 billion shillings from its 2020 operations, down 69% from the 139.2 billion shillings recorded in 2019. The huge drop in profits is largely attributed to the effects of covid 19 over most of the year, which saw the government shutting down most economic activities for […]

Corporate profits

U.S. GDP and corporate profits to soar in 2021: 5 choices

Since the start of the year, Wall Street has remained green, after an astonishing 2020, despite recent concerns about inflation and soaring long-term US sovereign bond yields. Stock markets are expected to move north, barring occasional swings supported by strong expectations for US GDP and corporate earnings growth this year. At this point, several large-cap […]

Foreign investments

Foreign investments in Lebanon for medical cannabis investors

On April 20, 2020, the Lebanese Parliament passed a law authorizing the cultivation, trade, research and use of medical cannabis. The adoption of the law by Lebanon creates an opportunity for leading medical cannabis companies around the world to enter the Lebanese market. There are six categories of license applicants, including foreign companies licensed in […]

Annual profits

Major healthcare systems bring in more than $ 1 billion in annual benefits

Many hospitals across the country suffered a financial blow from the COVID-19 pandemic, but some large healthcare systems were still profitable in 2020. The pandemic resulted in lower patient volumes and higher spending for U.S. hospitals last year, and the financial damage could continue this year. The pandemic could cost hospitals between $ 53 billion […]