Lafayette business owner removes sign amid outrage

Desy Papper

A sign on the front door of a business in Lafayette has received criticism and viral attention on social media for its alleged targeting of Asian Americans.

That sign has been up for more than a year and has recently been removed, but social media posts about the sign put up by Coin and Treasure on West Congress Street in Lafayette have attracted outrage online.

The sign on the business read “Coin and Treasure proudly refuses admittance to any Chinese Communist MoFo.”

KATC spoke with Kim Belew, the Facebook user to first post a photo of the sign.

“I was

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Financial Advice from Nicole Walters, star of “She’s The Boss”

Desy Papper

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Before Nicole Walters became the star of the new family docu-comedy “She’s The Boss,” the small business owner was building up her consulting company to help everyday entrepreneurs monetize their lives.

The TV series follows Walters as she juggles a full life as an entrepreneur, wife and mother of three adopted daughters.

Below, she shares with Select her best money advice to help you thrive

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GF Piping Systems Garners Supplier Award from Intel

Desy Papper

GF Piping Systems (GF) announced that it has earned Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) Award for 2020. GF specializes in plastic piping systems for the safe and reliable transportation of water, chemicals, and gases. Through its dedication to continuous quality improvement, GF said in the announcement that it has achieved a level of performance that consistently exceeded Intel’s expectations.

“As one of only 26 PQS Award winners in the entire Intel supply chain, GF Piping Systems has been vital to our success, especially during this uniquely challenging year,” said Dr. Randhir Thakur, Chief Supply Chain Officer at Intel. “They provided

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IIROC Trading Halt – SGR.R

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Bloomberg

OPEC+ Heads for Output Talks With Cautious Stance Vindicated

(Bloomberg) — As OPEC and its allies prepare for another decision on oil output, the producers believe their defiantly cautious approach is paying off.The coalition led by Saudi Arabia was widely criticized three weeks ago when it rebuffed calls to revive some of the crude production halted during the pandemic. Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman made clear that he wasn’t going to put his faith in predictions of a post-Covid rebound, saying he would only believe in the demand recovery “when I see it.”Since then, fuel demand in the

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Anchorage to Custody Digital Securities for Prometheum’s Retail Trading Platform

Desy Papper

A subsidiary of blockchain company Prometheum has tapped digital asset bank Anchorage to be the custodian for an alternative trading system (ATS) for digital securities that the company expects to be open to the public later this year.

According to Prometheum CEO Aaron Kaplan, the ATS application is still pending at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), but the company has built a system that allows brokerage firms and clearing firms to speak to each other easily in an effort to entice Wall Street companies to use a platform with which they’re familiar.

“It’s a Nasdaq on the blockchain,” Kaplan

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