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ECB Accounts Show Buying Sovereign Debt Was Only Adequate Option - Bloomberg

Irish ExaminerECB Accounts Show Buying Sovereign Debt Was Only Adequate OptionBloombergLast month, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi announced a 1.1 trillion-euro ($1.2 trillion) stimulus plan centered on government-bond purchases. Photographer.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsFeb 19th, 2015

Leaked HSBC Documents Shed Light On Swiss Banking Industry

The records of some 30,000 accounts containing $120 billion show the bank helped customers — including politicians, royalty, celebrities and criminals — conceal their accounts from authorities. The records of some 30,000 accounts containing $120.....»»

Category: topSource: nprFeb 9th, 2015

Document Leak Reveals Secret Swiss Bank Accounts

For years the Swiss banking industry has been under pressure to get out of the tax evasion business. A trove of documents released by a former employee of HSBC shows just how aggressive the bank was in marketing tax avoidance schemes to clients. For.....»»

Category: topSource: nprFeb 9th, 2015

These two charts show how the world"s banking system exploded in size before the 2008 crash

The Bank of England's chief economist, Andy Haldane, just gave a speech about how complicated the world's financial systems are. That included some great charts on how the world's banking sector boomed from 1990 to 2007. Here, in 1990, it's clear to see h.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider12 hr. 54 min. ago

Greek Bank Run Loomed Before Bailout Extension Deal

Greek companies and households pulled €7.6 billion out of their bank accounts during the government’s standoff with its international bailout creditors in February, driving deposits down to €140.5 billion — the lowest level in 10 years. Althou.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulse19 hr. 10 min. ago

Mobile Banking Gains Traction

More people with bank accounts in the U.S. are relying on their mobile phones to conduct transactions and access their account information, according to a survey released by the Federal Reserve......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 26th, 2015

GBP/USD 1.47 Support in Focus Ahead of BoE Rhetoric as Momentum Wanes

The fresh rhetoric coming out of the Bank of England (BoE) may drag on GBP/USD should the bank show a greater willingness to further delay the normalization cycle......»»

Category: topSource: dailyfxMar 26th, 2015

Data show Greek bank run loomed before deal

Withdrawals picking up again over financial fears and risk of ‘Grexit’.....»»

Category: topSource: ftMar 26th, 2015

39% Of Adults With Phones Use Them For Mobile Banking, Fed Survey Finds

The use of mobile phones to access bank accounts, credit cards or other financial accounts continued to increase in 2014, according to an annual Federal Reserve survey released Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 26th, 2015

39% of adults with phones use them for mobile banking, Fed survey finds

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - The use of mobile phones to access bank accounts, credit cards or other financial accounts continued to increase in 2014, according to an annual Federal Reserve survey released Thursday. At the end of the year, 39% of adults wit.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2015

Seasonal employees: Baseball careers often start with winter grunt work to pay the bills

Long before any of that major league money starts landing in their bank accounts, most players are in a similar predicament as everyone else in the regular workforce......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 25th, 2015

Baseball careers often start with winter grunt work

Long before any of that major league money starts landing in their bank accounts, most players are in a similar predicament as everyone else in the regular workforce......»»

Category: personalSource: foxnewsMar 25th, 2015

Durable Goods to Show Changing Inflation Expectations?

US futures are pointing to a marginally higher open as markets continue to consolidate in this data light week. The volatility associated with policy changes from the European Central Bank and Federal Reserve appears to have tapered off for now. The ECBs .....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseMar 25th, 2015

China"s Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Upsets U.S., Lures U.S. Allies, Including Korea

South Korea faces a litmus test that U.S. policy-makers believe will show whether the government in Seoul is "pro-Chinese" or "pro-American." In the face of U.S. pressure to stay clear of what the Americans see as a bitter rival, South Korea is about to b.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesMar 23rd, 2015

Secrets ending for Swiss bank accounts

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Category: topSource: cnnMar 19th, 2015

Fed dot plot show slower pace of rate hikes, fed funds ending 2015 at 0.625%

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - The Federal Reserve will raise interest rates far more slowly than previously expected, according to the central bank's updated "dot plot." The Fed's latest dot plot shows that top officials expect the median federal funds rate,.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 18th, 2015

Slide Show: ‘Blockupy’ anti-austerity protest at ECB turns violent

Almost 90 police officers are injured in clashes with protesters trying to blockade the new European Central Bank skyscraper, as central-bank chief cuts the ribbon on the headquarters......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 18th, 2015

Slide Show: ‘Blockupy’ anti-austerity protest turns violent at ECB headquarters opening

Police use tear gas on anti-austerity demonstrators, as protesters throw stones and smash windows around the new European Central Bank skyscraper, set to be inaugurated today......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 18th, 2015

Minutes to last meeting show Bank of England policymakers were unanimous in keeping rates low

Bank of England policymakers voted unanimously at their meeting this month to keep interest rates at a record low 0.5 percent even as the economy continues to expand......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 18th, 2015

Slide Show: ‘Blockupy’ anti-austerity protest turns violent at ECB headquarter opening

Police use tear gas on anti-austerity demonstrators, as protesters throw stones and smash windows around the new European Central Bank skyscraper, set to be inaugurated today......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 18th, 2015