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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Slim's America Movil Said to Hire Bank of America to Sell Assets

America Movil SAB, Latin America's largest wireless provider, has hired Bank of America Corp. to sell phone assets as part of a breakup plan to appease Mexican lawmakers, according to people familiar with the matter.


Related Topix: Bank of America, Financial Services, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Carlos Slim Helu, SoftBank, Investment Services, AT&T, Business News

6 hrs ago | West Australian

Stocks to watch on Monday

Harvey Norman expects the strengthening housing market to boost its business, after achieving sales and profit growth in the past year.


Related Topix: Financial Services, National Australia Bank

10 hrs ago | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Payday lenders to face stronger scrutiny

Payday lenders in Kentucky are coming under increasing restrictions because of a pair of laws passed by the state and federal governments at the start of the decade.


Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Financial Institutions, Financial Services, Alexandria, VA, Credit Card Debt

13 hrs ago | DNA India

Delhi: Youth arrested for cheating persons at ATMs

A 29-year-old youth has been arrested for allegedly cheating innocent persons at the ATMs in Delhi.


Related Topix: Financial Services, State Bank of India

17 hrs ago | West Australian

French PM says ECB must do more to tackle overvalued euro

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls reiterated on Sunday calls for the European Central Bank to go "further" in tackling the problem of an overvalued euro.


Related Topix: Financial Services, European Central Bank

Yesterday |

Peoples Bancorp supports young leaders program

The Peoples Bancorp Foundation, a nonprofit corporation formed to make donations in Peoples Bank market areas, has donated $1,000 to the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation for the organization's Civic Leaders Fellowship Project.


Related Topix: Peoples Bancorp, Financial Services, Non-Profit, Parkersburg, WV

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Telegraph

Dispur push to fraud firm drive

Guwahati, Aug. 30: The Kamrup district administration, intensifying its drive against deposit-collecting companies, today sealed the office of Pearls Agrotech Corporation Limited here.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Financial Institutions, India, World News


Greece looks to debt relief in EU-IMF talks

A delegation of senior Greek ministers heads into meetings in Paris with EU-IMF creditors on Tuesday hoping to win a direly-needed new round of debt relief to propel economic recovery.


Related Topix: Financial Services, European Central Bank

Silicon Alley Insider

U.S. Judge Sets Hearing In Argentina Bond Case Over Citi Subpoena

A U.S. judge overseeing litigation by Argentina and creditors who did not participate in the country's past debt restructurings on Friday scheduled a hearing to assess whether Citigroup Inc U.S. District Judge Thomas Griesa in New York scheduled a hearing for Sept.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Citigroup

How You Can Donate to Help the Victims of the Napa Earthquake

Wells Fargo & Company said Thursday that the company will donate $50,000 to the American Red Cross of Napa County for relief efforts to support those impacted by the 6.0-magnitude South Napa Earthquake.


Related Topix: Wells Fargo , Financial Services, Napa, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Startups, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Institutional Venture Partners

Wall Street Journal

National Australia Bank to Sell Great Western Stake in IPO

MELBOURNE, Australia-Less than a month into the job, National Australia Bank Ltd.'s new chief executive, Andrew Thorburn, has begun a process its shareholders have been urging for some time-selling global assets to refocus energies closer to home.


Related Topix: National Australia Bank, Financial Services, Australia, World News,

News Max

JPMorgan Sees 'Lehman Moment' for Russia If Ukraine Clash Worsens

Russia's equity markets may face a "Lehman moment" if the Ukraine conflict deteriorates further, according to Alexander Kantarovich, head of research for JPMorgan Chase & Co.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Banking, Lehman Brothers, JP Morgan Chase

Connecticut Post

Despite the economy's recovery since the 2008 financial crisis, small businesses still have difficulty securing credit, according to a survey released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Bank of New York, Financial Services, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, New Rochelle, NY

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Insider Buying: Northrim BanCorp Director Buys 2,000 Shares of Stock

Northrim BanCorp Director David G. Wight purchased 2,000 shares of the company's stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, August 28th.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Northrim BanCorp

Times of Oman

Unaware of any - significant' cyber attack, says US banking group

A sign outside the headquarters of JP Morgan Chase in New York, in this September 2013 file photo.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, JP Morgan Chase , Reuters, Jefferson Pilot Corporation, Insurance, Financial Services

News Max

Next Bank Bailout Could Come After a Cyber-Terror Attack

Bankers and U.S. officials have warned that cyber-terrorists will try to wreck the financial system's computer networks.


Related Topix: JP Morgan Chase , Computer Security, Science / Technology

KHOU-TV Houston

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Bank hack attack: What you should do Bank hack attack: What you should do Check out this story on This is an example of a phishing email reported by the computer security company ProofPoint, in Sunnyvale, Calif.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Santa Clara County, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, JP Morgan Chase

Sydney Morning Herald

Is this as good as it gets for the big four banks?

While the banks reported bumper results, there's concern it may be as good as it gets for investors.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Automakers, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Brilliance China Automotive Holdings, National Australia Bank

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WMC-TV Memphis

High school buddies followed similar path to jihad

Southern California is seeing the kind of epic surf usually associated with Hawaii or Tahiti.


Related Topix: Prison, US Bancorp, Financial Services, Robbinsdale, MN

KCRA-TV Sacramento

The people who create their own 'countries'

Scotland will next month decide in a referendum whether it wants to go it alone as an independent country and split away from the United Kingdom.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Macquarie Bank, Prison, Travel, Autos


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