Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation gives the green light to BancorpSouth Bank (BXS) for completion of the proposed mergers with Van Alstyne Financial Corporation and Summit Financial Enterprises.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Fri, 16 Aug 2019 13:31:00 GMT.
The S&P 500 may have recovered for two days in a row, but it's still about 5% off its record high set last month. While that may be a bit of a bummer for bulls, some strategists see an opportunity.
Newsmax. Thu, 08 Aug 2019 08:35:00 EDT.
The banking regulator launched a defence of self-regulation in finance, saying such a system is "essential" but the industry must lift its game and do "the right thing" by customers
Clancy Yeates. Sydney Morning Herald. Thu, 08 Aug 2019 20:13:53 +1000.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The Netherlands' central bank has ordered ABN AMRO to check all of its retail customers for possible financial crimes as part of a government crackdown. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 07 Aug 2019 04:46:29 -0400.
The cost of borrowing is coming down. For the first time since the 2008 financial crisis, the Federal Reserve cut interest rates. The central bank lowered the benchmark federal funds rate by a quarter percentage point Wednesday. ...
CBS News. Thu, 01 Aug 2019 15:43:04 -0400.
Following a pledge by incoming Commission President Ursula von der Leyen to change its remit, the European Investment Bank has announced plans to end fossil fuel lending. But is it an attempt to avoid a systemic overhaul?
By Dave Keating, Contributor. Forbes. Sat, 27 Jul 2019 05:05:00 +0000.
Congress created the Federal Reserve System in 1913. Learn about the role of the Fed in establishing competitive banking practices, protecting consumer transactions, and assuring stable markets.
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The word bank is a noun. Bank means (1) a flight maneuver; aircraft tips laterally about its longitudinal axis (especially in turning), (2) a building in which commercial banking is transacted, (3) a container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at home, (4) a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities, (5) an arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiers, (6) a long ridge or pile, (7) sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water), (8) a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force, (9) the funds held by a gambling house or the dealer in some gambling games, (10) a supply or stock held in reserve for future use (especially in emergencies).
Bank is also a verb that means (1) have confidence or faith in, (2) cover with ashes so to control the rate of burning, (3) enclose with a bank, (4) tip laterally, (5) put into a bank account, (6) be in the banking business, (7) act as the banker in a game or in gambling, (8) do business with a bank or keep an account at a bank.