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2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Saved by her big sister: Little girl who couldn't leave the house...

'It's miraculous': Stowaway, 16, walks away unharmed despite flying more than five hours from California to Hawaii in plane WHEEL WELL after running away from home Easter morning horror as sleeping girl, 16, is crushed to death when 'drunk' neighbor crashes his SUV through her bedroom at 80MPH 'Unforgivable, murderous acts': South Korean President ... (more)


Related Topix: New York, Financial Services, CitiMortgage, Citigroup

2 hrs ago | CTV

Canadian shoppers are still travelling to the United States despite...

The fluctuating loonie may actually have little impact on most Canadian businesses, suggests a new survey by the Bank of Montreal .


Related Topix: Financial Services, Bank of Montreal, Small Business, Personal Finance

6 hrs ago | West Australian

Bankers win friends again in Europe with lure of easy money

Jacques de Larosiere says he is an isolated and modest man. Yet the 84-year-old former head of the International Monetary Fund is one of the most influential voices in European and global finance.


Related Topix: Financial Services, European Central Bank

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Manulife Favors Asian Dollar Bonds for Currency Advantage

Asian dollar bonds are expected to perform better than local debt for a fourth year as a recovering U.S. economy boosts the greenback against emerging-market currencies, Manulife Asset Management says.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, HSBC Holdings, Financial Services, Business News


Roof collapses Sunday at Bank of America branch

The Charlotte Fire Department responded to a roof collapse on Sunday afternoon at a Charlotte Bank of America branch.


Related Topix: Bank of America, Financial Services

The Hartford Courant

Barclays planning exit of some commodities markets: FT

Barclays is planning to withdraw from parts of the metals, agricultural and energy markets, echoing moves by other major players like JPMorgan Chase and Morgan Stanley away from the commodities business, the Financial Times reported on Sunday.


Related Topix: JP Morgan Chase , Jefferson Pilot Corporation, Insurance, Stanley, Investment Banking, Morgan Stanley European Fund, Financial Services, Morgan Stanley

Post and Courier

Names are news: How Charleston's First Federal became South State Bank

The South State Bank logo will replace SCBT in June. First Federal's branches will make the switch in July.


Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Financial Services, First Financial Holdings, Orangeburg, SC

Peoples Bancorp Foundation makes donation

Peoples Bancorp Foundation, a non-profit corporation formed to make donations in Peoples Bank market areas, has awarded $2,000 to Artsbridge to help fund the pilot program "Arts Encounter."


Related Topix: Peoples Bancorp, Financial Services, Non-Profit, Education Etc., Theater, Arts, Washington County, OH

Doha Bank to buy HSBC Bank Oman business in India

Dubai, April 19 : Qatar-based Doha Bank has agreed to buy HSBC Bank Oman's business in India that has gross assets of Rs.350 crore .


Related Topix: Financial Services, HSBC Holdings, Qatar, Middle East, World News

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Mortgage lenders feeling big drop in business with end of refi boom

Nationwide, lenders made $226 billion worth of mortgages in the first quarter, down 57% from the same period a year ago, when borrowers were lining up to refinance their home mortgages at ultra-low interest rates, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Associated Press, Quicken Loans, FLAG Financial, Financial Services

Common Dreams

New Clinton-Era Docs Reveal Insider Push for Wall Street Deregulation

Writing in the Guardian newspaper on Saturday, journalist Dan Roberts details how newly released documents from inside the Clinton adminstration reveal how the president's economic advisors at the time downplayed the possible negative impacts of deregulating Wall Street as they pushed for measures that many critics say ultimately led to the ... (more)


Related Topix: Financial Services, Citigroup, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US News, Liberal Political News

News Times

Peter Russell, a Fairfield resident, has been named senior vice president, director of private bank lending, at Webster Private Bank.


Related Topix: Stamford, CT, New Canaan, CT, Bank of New York, Financial Services, Citigroup

The Baltimore Sun

Conflict of interest questions raised in 1st Mariner fight

High finance is a small world just like Baltimore is a small town, and it showed as potential conflicts of interest cropped up during a fight over ownership of the city's biggest local bank.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, First Mariner Bancorp, Financial Services


Captain's Log: Temporary Closure of Goleta Pier a Hardship on the Community

Goleta Pier, at Goleta Beach Park , is a more important community resource than most folks understand.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Community West Bancshares, Goleta, CA, Santa Barbara, CA

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The competition features the t... Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP Files Class Action Suit against Certain Registered Public Stock Exchanges, Brokerage Firms and High Frequency Trading Firms )--The suit alleges defendants engaged in a scheme that was designed to and did manipulate the U.S securities markets and the trading of equities through high ... (more)


Related Topix: Umpqua Holdings, Financial Services, Sterling Financial, US Global Investors, Investment Services, Marketing

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Associated Bank sees Q1 earnings grow, profits fall

Wisconsin's largest homegrown bank produced more earnings than expected in the first quarter of this year -- but its profits were still less than a year ago.


Related Topix: Associated BancCorp, Financial Services, Green Bay, WI, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

National Public Radio

Providence, RI Sues Firms Over Stock Trades

The suit says stock exchanges, investment banks and others defrauded investors by manipulating market data in favor of split-second stock-trading firms.


Related Topix: Providence, RI, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, CitiMortgage, Citigroup, Computers

Customer Interaction Solutions

U.S. Bancorp Asset Management, Inc. Announces Financial Positions for Closed-End Funds

These distributions were declared on February 21, 2014, had an ex-dividend date of March 3, 2014, and were paid on March 19, 2014 to shareholders of record on March 5, 2014.


Related Topix: US Bancorp, Financial Services, Multistat

The State

Tulsa businessman Kaiser joins Thunder ownership

Kaiser is president, CEO and primary owner of GBK Corp., parent of Kaiser-Francis Oil Company, which he has managed for 40 years.


Related Topix: Financial Services, BOK Financial

Wall Street Journal

Grand Central: Bubbles, Bubbles, Toil, and Trouble

The difficulties of revamping bank oversight in the wake of the worst financial crisis in generations were palpable at a conference on financial markets this week sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.


Related Topix: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Financial Services, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance


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