AT&T Earnings: What Happened

AT&T’s (T) Q1 earnings and revenue exceeded analysts’ expectations. Additional postpaid phone subscribers were more than double the amount forecast.

Powell calls cryptocurrencies ‘vehicles for speculation’

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell holds a news conference following the Federal Reserve’s two-day Federal Open Market Committee Meeting in Washington, July 31, 2019.Sarah Silbiger | ReutersCryptocurrencies are largely for making bets on price increases and haven’t reached the status of payment mechanisms, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday.”They’re really vehicles for speculation,” the…

Earn while you learn: Class studies for EMT license

Mar. 25—EFFINGHAM — Tyler Lindsey of Effingham didn’t have the money to take college-level courses after graduating from Effingham High School in 2017. So, he recently jumped on an opportunity that would lead to earning him an EMT certification. “I always wanted to be in emergency services and just really didn’t have the money to go to college to get the degree to become an EMT,” Lindsey said. …