Financial Services

World Bank funds $200M economic project in Western Balkans

Dec 7, 2017

World Bank launches a $200 million project to support regional cooperation in Western Balkans

Years after Lehman: Final rules set on strengthening banks

Dec 7, 2017

A global forum of banking regulators has completed a set of rules aimed at keeping bad banks from needing taxpayer bailouts and hurting the economy

As health premiums rise, small businesses seek alternatives

Dec 7, 2017

Small businesses have been getting notices of premium and coverage changes for 2018

Cross these 4 items off your year-end investing checklist

Dec 7, 2017

The countdown to 2018 has commenced - don't drop the ball on these simple (and important) year-end investing tasks

US mortgage rates rise, though remain historically low

Dec 7, 2017

US mortgage rates rise, though remain at historically low levels

Insurance claims for Northern California wildfires reach $9B

Dec 6, 2017

Officials say the wildfires that ravaged Northern California wine country two months ago have generated $9 billion in insurance claims

UnitedHealth ventures deeper into care with nearly $5B deal

Dec 6, 2017

UnitedHealth will spend nearly $5 billion to buy hundreds of clinics, just three days after rival Aetna announced a tie up with CVS Health

Massachusetts currency manufacturer sold for $800M

Dec 6, 2017

The Massachusetts company that for nearly 140 years has supplied the paper used to make U.S. currency has been sold for $800 million to a similarly named Connecticut company

Lawsuit challenges Trump's financial bureau appointment

Dec 6, 2017

Credit union sues Trump over his acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, says his pick is 'trying to minimize its existence'

Senate panel votes to roll back some Dodd-Frank requirements

Dec 5, 2017

A Senate panel has approved legislation that would provide banks and credit unions with relief from some of the stricter regulatory requirements put in place after the 2008 financial crisis

Weather, 20 December
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