A Novel Reprise Concerning Finance

Bond Fund That Changed Its Ticker to BTC Is Now Switching Back (Bloomberg) -- A tiny exchange-traded fund that raised eyebrows last month when it changed its ticker to BTC -- the three-letter shorthand almost everybody in crypto uses for Bitcoin -- is reversing the move.The ClearShares Piton Intermediate Fixed Income ETF will revert to the ticker PIFI from May 11, the fund’s issuer said in a brief filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday. No explanation was given for the move.The fund’s initial change to BTC in April stirred speculation ClearShares was moving to secure

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Insights Inside Production

While these numbers may seem impressive, the NGPF team and the community of educators feel an urgency to do more. The pandemic has reminded us that too many Americans are being left behind economically, and the stats for financial education demonstrate that is happening in the classroom too. I’m usually a sentence or two into my spiel about co-founding a nonprofit organization focused on financial education when I’m interrupted with, “That’s a class I wish I had in school” or “Can you teach my children/grandchildren?” The statistics, the quizzes and the behaviors all point to a lack of financial

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Manufacturing Retrospective

“I was on the phone with one of my friends. I saw him pass, and there were 40 to 50 police cars behind,” Shaaban said. Shaaban learned from his friend about the murder suspect behind the wheel. About 15 minutes later, Shaaban was at a red light. The pickup truck had circled back to the area. It drove through a parking lot before moving into Shaaban’s path. The semi-truck driver decided he had to act. “If he passed, I would have blocked all the cops, and he would have run. The second I heard his engine, I floored my truck, and I hit him,” Shaaban said. “I had to end it before he killed someone

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