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Aug 20, 2014

Fed minutes signal growing pressure to raise interest rates sooner

Federal Reserve officials at their last policy meeting debated an earlier-than-expected move in raising interest rates, suggesting the central bank may be shifting to a more aggressive stance in light of the recent pick-up in job growth and inflation...

Aug 19, 2014

Debit card holds both cash and virtual currencies

Shift has introduced a card that lets users pay with both traditional bank accounts, loyalty points and virtual currencies...

Aug 19, 2014

Will it really matter that the Dodgers have soft schedule remaining?

It’s a setup, right? Money in the bank. Sunrise should be so predictable...

Aug 20, 2014

Accounting obscurities mean US settlement with Bank of America might not cost bank $17 billion

The Justice Department's $17 billion settlement with Bank of America almost certainly will not cost the company that much... #Bank of America #U.S. Department of Justice #Washington

Aug 19, 2014

Sound and Fury in Bank Settlements, Still Signifying Nothing

Billions of dollars in penalties are piling up in banks' mortgage settlements, but no one is being held accountable and the public is being deprived of details of the wrongdoing, William D. Cohan writes in the Street Scene column... #Bank of America #U.S. Department of Justice #Washington

Aug 20, 2014

The NFL's Highest-Paid Players 2014

The NFL's top 15 earners banked $351 million from salaries, bonuses and endorsements over the last 12 months. Six QBs made the cut, including the top three spots... #Bank of America #U.S. Department of Justice #Washington

Aug 20, 2014

Bank of China Meets Europe Investors

One of China's big four banks has met with European investors as part of its early efforts to sell billions of dollars in shares, according to people familiar with the matter, signaling the lengths Chinese lenders are going to as part of a cash-raisi... #China #Europe

Aug 19, 2014

3 Reasons To Keep A Watchful Eye On The Forex Market

The pound slumped to a four-month low against the U.S. dollar and the euro on Tuesday after the annual rate of inflation in the U.K. fell more than expected, making it less likely the Bank of England (BoE) will hike interest rates in 2014. To date, t... #Forex #Bank of England

Aug 21, 2014

Toddler found playing in road naked, covered in feces: cops

The child's parents, Michael Banks and Crystal Knight, were charged with child neglect after police say their 2-year-old son was found wandering around outside their Landis home Monday afternoon... #Forex #Bank of England

Aug 18, 2014

The Bulgarian Banking Disaster

Two months after it was taken into conservatorship by the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) after a catastrophic bank run, Bulgaria's CorpBank is still closed... #Forex #Bank of England