Wednesday Jul 16
ECB Found as Too Timid by Many in Poll as Europe Worsens
International investors say the euro area's economy is in its worst shape in more than a year and in danger of dropping into deflation, with a central bank that many believe is not doing enough to help, according to a Bloomberg Global Poll.
At $54B, AbbVie's latest offer for Shire may get a deal done
Shire , the Dublin, Ireland-based pharmaceutical company that has its U.S. headquarters in Wayne, Pa., said Monday the new offer came following discussion between the two drug makers.
The Washington Post
Madrid's Government Water Supplier Planning Bond Sale Debut
Madrid water company Canal de Isabel II Gestion SA is planning its first bond sale as it seeks to take advantage of favorable terms in the public debt markets compared with bank financing.
These Birmingham banks rank among the world's largest
A few of the largest bank holding companies in the world also have a major presence in the Birmingham metro, according to a review of SNL Financial's ranking of the world's largest 100 banks by total assets.
BBVA Compass expands Corpus Christi operation
BBVA Compass said that its East Texas regional manager for commercial banking, Dan Brown, has relocated to Corpus Christi as part of the bank's efforts to build its business there.