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Brazil's Creditas gets $19 million amid boom in local fintech financing

SAO PAULO Creditas Soluções Financeiras Ltda, a Brazilian financial technology firm focused on secured consumer loans, has obtained $19 million from investors in a financing round that will allow it to provide borrowers with funds for one-fourth of what they pay to domestic lenders.

UPS tests drone deliveries, eyes future price changes

Package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc said on Tuesday it will consider raising prices across the board in coming years to offset pressure on margins, particularly from the rising costs of delivering packages to e-commerce customers.

Investors bet on Israel tech stock windfall under Trump

TEL AVIV Investors are betting heavily that Israeli defense and cyber-security firms will reap a windfall from President Donald Trump's big U.S. spending plans, although likely benefits for the wider economy remain like the man himself - hard to predict.

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Attorney Olmem joins White House economic council: sources

WASHINGTON Andrew Olmem, an attorney and former Republican Congressional aide, has joined the White House National Economic Council as a deputy to Gary Cohn, said two sources familiar with the move.