AmEx, Already Small-Business Card King, Wants More With Kabbage

Elroy Mariano

(Bloomberg) — American Express Co. is acquiring the teams and technology behind the online lender Kabbage Inc. as the credit-card giant seeks to provide more loans and other services to small-business owners.

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Details of the acquisition talks emerged last week, and AmEx said Monday in a statement that the deal won’t include Kabbage’s pre-existing loan portfolio. Those loans, including ones tied to the federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program,

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New York files insurance fraud charges against opioid makers…

Elroy Mariano

Aug 18 (Reuters) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Tuesday the State Department of Financial Services had filed charges against Teva Pharmaceuticals and Allergan Plc over their role in the opioid crisis.

The agency alleges that Teva and Allergan engaged in fraudulent marketing and promotional campaigns that misrepresented the safety and efficacy of opioid drugs to expand the market and promote their drugs, according to the statement.

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How to Start a Personalization Business | Small Business

Elroy Mariano

A personalization business for custom T-shirts, mugs, hats and other items requires an investment in equipment, supplies, training and marketing. Personalization, also called decorating in the trade, primarily uses the dye sublimation process which is capable of producing single orders and small quantities of personalized goods. You may run the business from your home and take orders for goods, or set up a small retail storefront or mall kiosk to

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