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"Do As I Say, Not As I Do" HSBC"s "Reforming" CEO Sheltered Millions In Swiss Bank Accounts

Oops! Amid new money-laundering allegations against HSBC's Swiss arm, The Guardian reports that leaked files show that CEO Stuart Gulliver sheltered US$7.6 million in a Swiss account through a Panamanian company. While a spokesperson for the bank said tha.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 23rd, 2015

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

Senator Warren calls for public hearings on bank waivers: FT

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren is calling for U.S. Department of Labor hearings on whether banks accused of rigging foreign exchange markets should be allowed to manage retirement accounts, the Financial Times reported on Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: reuters22 hr. 1 min. ago

The Wall Street Journal: What happens to your bank accounts if you retire abroad?

A reader asks The Wall Street Journal’s expat blog whether she’ll be able to keep her investment accounts......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 24th, 2015

Balance in accounts opened under PMJDY in Gujarat exceeds Rs 550 cr

The highest amount so far has been aggregated by Bank of Baroda while the country's biggest nationalised lender State Bank of India is far behind.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 24th, 2015

ECB sees no need to taper QE, minutes show

The European Central Bank revealed Thursday that its governing council believes its contested bond purchase programme is working and there is no talk of scaling it back just yet. "Members generally agreed that a steady hand and the firm implementation of .....»»

Category: topSource: yahooMay 21st, 2015

Greenpeace India head says staff willing to work for free

Greenpeace is determined to keep operating in India even after the federal government froze its bank accounts, leaving it with no funds to pay wages to hundreds of staff, its country head said on........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineMay 21st, 2015

Bank of England Minutes Show "Keep-Rates-Steady" Vote Is Unanimous

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The Bank of England released its latest meeting minutes Wednesday showing committee members voting unanimously to keep rates steady. Investment Manager David Battersby at Redmayne-Bentley said he expects the rates will remain .....»»

Category: topSource: thestreetMay 20th, 2015

17 clever Father"s Day gifts under $50

This Father's Day, you don't have to break the bank to show dad how much you care. From personalized accessories to thoughtful books to a classic bottle of bourbon, we rounded up budget-friendly gifts that every dad will love — all under $50.His flight .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 20th, 2015

Bank of England Minutes Show Unanimous Vote to Keep Rates Steady

Minutes released from the the Bank of England showed committee members voting unanimously to keep rates steady, but one market expert sees that changing in the months ahead......»»

Category: videoSource: thestreetMay 20th, 2015

It’s Time to Hold More Cash and Buy Gold

It’s Time to Hold More Cash and Buy Gold - Bank of America advises owning gold- Markets in “Twilight Zone” transition period- Fed policy normalisation poses risks- Own gold and cash to protect against “cleansing drop in asset prices”- Data show .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 20th, 2015

Kaiku Visa Prepaid Card: How It Stacks Up to the Competition

Source www.kaiku.com . The Kaiku Visa prepaid card is designed as a low cost alternative to traditional credit cards and bank accounts, and it seems to serve its purpose well, with.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqMay 20th, 2015

Are They About To Confiscate Money From Bank Accounts In Greece Just Like They Did In Cyprus?

Submitted by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, Do you remember what happened when Cyprus decided to defy the EU?  In the end, the entire banking system of the nation collapsed and money was confiscated from private bank accounts.  W.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 20th, 2015

Shaking Up the Investment Industry, One Millennial at a Time

Traditional investment firms have avoided serving younger customers because of their patchy credit histories and small bank accounts. One fintech startup says that's precisely who it wants to help.Traditional investment firms have avoided serving younger .....»»

Category: topSource: incMay 19th, 2015

ECB rolls its tanks onto the lawn as Greece’s PM faces a party mutiny

Markets surge as policymakers show off their firepower, while Marxist party rebels call for 'rupture' with lenders. The European Central Bank quietly rolled its tanks onto the lawn Tuesday, by reminding financial markets of the firepower it can deploy.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 19th, 2015

HC seeks reply from Centre on Greenpeace plea against accounts freeze

Delhi High Court today sought the Centre’s response on Greenpeace India’s plea challenging suspension of its FCRA registration and freeze on its bank accounts, both domestic and those meant for fo........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineMay 18th, 2015

Revised ITR forms may not need details of company-sponsored foreign trips

The Finance Ministry is likely to exempt assesses from sharing details of company sponsored foreign trips in the revised Income Tax Return (ITR) forms, but may retain the disclosure of foreign bank accounts, sources said. The simplified form, which ........»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 18th, 2015

New tax return forms to be more simplified: Jaitley

The FM keeps the suspense on if requirement of disclosing all bank accounts and foreign travels will be retained.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 16th, 2015