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  • Wells Fargo agrees to pay $175M settlement in pricing discrimination suit

    Wells Fargo agrees to pay $175M settlement in pricing discrimination suit
    About 1,000 Baltimore-area residents are expected to receive thousands of dollars each under a landmark $175 million settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice and Wells Fargo over accusations of discriminatory lending practices. Under the terms...
  • Dunbar to launch division to armor websites against cyber criminals

    Dunbar to launch division to armor websites against cyber criminals
    Dunbar Armored has been in the armored-car business for nearly 90 years. But the Hunt Valley-based company now is branching into a new way to protect banks' and businesses' money and valuables: cybersecurity. The company is launching a subsidiary, Dunbar...
  • Unions, Boomers Digesting Twinkies' Lesson

    "All Gods were immortal." — Stanislaw Lec And also brands, the gods of the marketplace. Earthquakes may strike, dynasties may fall and locusts may devour the crops, but Oldsmobile and Pan Am are forever. Never mind. But about the death of...
  • Apodaca: Be careful about swiping cards as you shop

    On the day after Thanksgiving, I ate leftovers, went to a movie, ate more leftovers, and put gas in my car in preparation for a trip to the Rose Bowl for the UCLA-Stanford football game the following day. Oh yes, I might also have been the victim of a...
  • MasterCard and Visa warn of breach that could compromise millions of card numbers

    MasterCard and Visa warn of breach that could compromise millions of card numbers
    MasterCard and Visa are warning banks nationwide of a massive breach at an unnamed U.S-based credit card processor, potentially involving as more than 10 million card numbers could be compromised, according to the blog, KrebsonSecurity. Blogger Brian...
  • Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is a hero in the Middle East, Sen. McCain says

     
    Mark Zuckerberg may have made a few enemies on his way to making more than 600 million friends on Facebook. "The Social Network" may not have been as popular at the Oscars as "The King's Speech." But Zuckerberg might want......
  • Watch for phishing emails after security breaches

     
    You've probably heard by now about the security breach at Epsilon that resulted in the theft of email addresses. While that may not seem like a big deal, people with fraudulent intentions can use those addresses to further their evil......
  • Foreclosure prevention legislation fails in Sacramento

     
    A proposed law that would have ended "dual track" foreclosures in California failed to win a key vote in Sacramento on Wednesday. The California bill, SB 729, would have required a lender to fully evaluate a borrower for a loan......
  • Biggest banks threaten 'future of capitalism,' Fed official says

     
    Thomas Hoenig, the head of the Federal Reserve’s Kansas City branch, has made a name for himself as an implacable foe of Too Big to Fail financial institutions. He tried to turn up the heat on the giants on Monday,......
  • Regulators increase new limits on debit card fees that large banks can charge to merchants

     
    Responding to an outcry from financial institutions, federal regulators on Wednesday significantly increased a new limit on fees that large banks can charge to merchants for processing debit card purchases, and they delayed the implementation of the cap...
  • Toomey votes no on Cordray

     
    Joining his party Thursday, Republican Pat Toomey rejected the nomination of Richard Cordray to be the director of the newly formed Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. All ten Republicans on the Senate Banking panel voted against Cordray, who would lead...