RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Banking

A collection of news and information related to Banking published by this site and its partners.

Top Banking Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • Insight: At Mt. Gox bitcoin hub, 'geek' CEO sought both control and escape

    (This story changes Mandalah description in the 30th paragraph, company name in the 31st paragraph) TOKYO (Reuters) - In June 2011, when customers of now-bankrupt bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox agitated for proof that the Tokyo-based firm was still solvent...
  • AstraZeneca cancer pipeline seen as draw for Pfizer

    LONDON (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc may come back to bid for British drug company AstraZeneca Plc after its reported 60 billion pound ($101 billion) takeover approach was rejected, since a deal could make sense for the U.S. pharmaceuticals giant as it seeks...
  • Arab banks see Middle East opportunities as some global banks scale back

    AMMAN (Reuters) - Big Arab banks with money to spend are expanding across the Middle East in markets such as Egypt and Iraq, as they take advantage of a retreat from some areas by major international rivals, senior Arab bankers say. Since 2011, some...
  • Baltimore dock union facing takeover amid contract talks

    Baltimore dock union facing takeover amid contract talks
    After an investigation that revealed missing money and questionable financial practices, officials of a national longshoremen's union are considering seizing control of a Baltimore chapter — a move that could complicate contract negotiations at...
  • Loan fund investors pull cash with Fed rate hikes on hold

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Retail investors yanked money out of bank loan funds in the latest week, breaking a nearly two-year streak of inflows, as the interest rate hikes buyers of these floating-rate products are counting on now appear likely later rather...
  • Film Review: 'Our Family'

    A harder-hitting companion piece to Kiyoshi Kurosawa's "Tokyo Sonata" that might well have been titled "Tokyo Requiem," "Our Family" depicts a Japanese household imploding under the strains of a crumbling economy. Yuya Ishii's first serious drama in a...
  • National Penn gives up bid for Baltimore bank

    National Penn gives up bid for Baltimore bank
    National Penn Bancshares of Allentown dropped out of the running to acquire Baltimore's only locally owned bank. The decision came Tuesday after a federal bankruptcy court judge agreed to reopen an auction for 1st Mariner Bank. "Obviously it's been a...
  • Diebold gains some fans on cost cutting plans, ATM upgrades

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The expansion of mobile banking may one day spell the end for large bank branches in the U.S., or even curtail the use of cash altogether. In the meantime, though, fund managers are buying Diebold Corp, the automated teller machine...
  • Bidders battle over 1st Mariner Bank

    Bidders battle over 1st Mariner Bank
    An all-out battle over Baltimore's last major independent bank broke out Monday in federal bankruptcy court, leaving a judge to decide — potentially later this week — whether the institution is sold to an investment group with local ties or to...
  • Mortgage Payment Isn't Late, So Why Do Banks Keep Calling?

    Mortgage Payment Isn't Late, So Why Do Banks Keep Calling?
    Greg Wolff doesn't need a calendar to know it's right after the first of the month: the phone calls from his mortgage company start coming, sometimes twice a day. And the Cheshire resident still has days left before the payment grace period runs out....
  • Three more convicted in Armenian Power fraud, extortion schemes

    Three men with ties to the Armenian Power gang were convicted in federal court this week for their roles in a vast racketeering conspiracy and a sophisticated debit card skimming scheme that targeted thousands of customers at 99 Cents Only stores across...