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July 17, 2014 Lew: cyberattacks aim to disrupt U.S. financial systemSource: Reuters
The hundreds of cyberattacks against U.S. banks and other institutions in recent years represent a targeted attempt to more broadly disrupt the U.S. financial system, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Wednesday. In remarks on...
english.capital.gr - The îStoxxî Europe 600 index slid 0.5% to 341.18, after posting the biggest one-day percentage gain since April on Wednesday. Among notable movers in the pan-European index, shares of Sandvik AB...
July 17, 2014 Green bonds market grows by 60% in a yearSource: The Guardian
The market for green bonds has grown 60% this year compared to 2013, surpassing expectations and leading experts to say a niche has now become mainstream. The climate bonds initiative (CBI) and HSBC said on Thursday that green...
July 17, 2014 Bank of America Takes a Hit With Litigation CostsSource: The Ledger.com
Bank of America said Wednesday that its second-quarter earnings were hit by higher litigation expenses. The Charlotte, N.C.-based bank earned $2 billion in the second quarter after payments to preferred shareholders, compared...
Calling for a new sense of "economic patriotism," U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew urged Congress on Wednesday to take steps quickly to discourage U.S. companies from moving their tax domiciles abroad to avoid federal...
In her semi-annual testimony before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Tuesday, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen drew a somber portrait of current economic conditions. While she pointed to many...
China's economic growth picked up slightly in the second quarter as a burst of government stimulus paid dividends, but analysts said Beijing will likely need to offer more support to meet its annual growth target as the property...
July 15, 2014 SEC Clamps Down On XBRL Filing HoldoutsSource: Information Week
The Securities and Exchange Commission is clamping down on public companies that fail to submit their financial disclosure statements as structured data, agency officials said. The SEC's Division of Corporation Finance sent...
July 15, 2014 A Guide to Yellen Testimony: No Rush to TightenSource: BusinessWeek- Bloomberg
Here’s what to look for when Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies before the Senate Banking Committee at 10 a.m. today and before the House Financial Services Committee tomorrow.
Source: The Motley Fool
It's long been said that lobbying is the second oldest profession in the world. Certainly, corporate influence over the political process is nothing new. That said, corporate political spending and lobbying may never have...
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