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Pandemic Sparks Beef Market Volatility

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(AGENPARL) – WASHINGTON (DC), gio 02 aprile 2020 Clements: The COVID-19 pandemic and panic purchases of groceries ahead of lockdown orders created a wave of volatility in beef and cattle markets. American Farm Bureau Federation Economist Michael Nepveux says consumers rushed to stock up on beef and other grocery items,......
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FTC Data Shows Jump in Coronavirus-related Complaints from Consumers

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(AGENPARL) – WASHINGTON, mar 31 marzo 2020 Consumer complaints to the Federal Trade Commission related to the coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) have surged in recent weeks. Since the beginning of the year, the FTC has received more than 7,800 coronavirus-related reports from consumers, double what they were about a......
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FTC Sends More Than $1 Million in Refunds to Victims of Invention Promotion Scam

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(AGENPARL) – WASHINGTON, lun 30 marzo 2020 The Federal Trade Commission is sending refunds totaling more than $1 million to consumers targeted by a bogus invention promotion business that failed to deliver on the services it promised, and bullied consumers who tried to complain. According to the FTC, consumers paid......
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Student Loan Debt Relief Companies Agree to Settle FTC Charges They Falsely Promised to Lower or Eliminate Consumers’ Student Loans

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(AGENPARL) – WASHINGTON, lun 30 marzo 2020 Three California-based student loan debt relief companies and their owner have agreed to be permanently banned from the debt relief business in order to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they falsely promised to lower or eliminate consumers’ student loans in return for......
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Coronavirus recession: How deep and how long?

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(AGENPARL) – ANN ARBOR (MICHIGAN), ven 27 marzo 2020 ANN ARBOR—Consumer sentiment tumbled 11.9 index points in March, the fourth-largest one-month decline in nearly a half century, according to the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers. The steepest monthly decline was barely larger at -12.7 index points in response to......
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Director Kraninger Remarks During Financial Stability Oversight Council Meeting

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(AGENPARL) – WASHINGTON (D ven 27 marzo 2020 During this challenging time for our nation and the world, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (or CFPB) is diligently working to protect consumers in the financial services marketplace and providing Americans with much needed peace of mind. We have several efforts underway......
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FTC Chairman Simons’ statement regarding consumer protection

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(AGENPARL) – WASHINGTON, gio 26 marzo 2020 It’s an unprecedented time. But even in the midst of monumental change, the FTC’s commitment to its consumer protection mission remains constant. Here’s a statement from Chairman Simons about the ongoing work of the Bureau of Consumer Protection: “Federal Trade Commission staff in......
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FTC Chairman Joe Simons Outlines the Agency’s Approach to Safeguarding Consumers during the Coronavirus Pandemic

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(AGENPARL) – WASHINGTON, gio 26 marzo 2020 Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joe Simons issued a statement on the agency’s continuing efforts to protect consumers during the coronavirus pandemic. The FTC’s staff is working hard with other enforcement authorities and stakeholders to stop scammers and other unfair and deceptive business practices......
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FTC Returns More than $3.1 Million to Victims of Student Loan Debt Relief and Credit Repair Scheme

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(AGENPARL) – WASHINGTON, gio 26 marzo 2020 The Federal Trade Commission is mailing checks totaling more than $3.1 million to consumers who were victims of a student loan debt relief and credit repair scheme.   Strategic Student Solutions (also doing business under other names) and its owner, Dave Green, settled......
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ACM sympathizes with the Dutch travel industry’s voucher initiative

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(AGENPARL) – THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS, gio 26 marzo 2020 The Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) sympathizes with the initiative of the Dutch Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (ANVR), which is the trade association of the travel industry, to develop so-called ‘corona vouchers.’ Starting today, ANVR-affiliated......

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