Archive for January, 2015

postheadericon The place where spending cash becomes a playground

Finance Park is a playground, of sorts, meant to give eighth graders a chance to be adults for a day and make those basic budgeting decisions.

postheadericon The playground for spending money

Finance Park is a playground, of sorts, meant to give 8th graders a chance to be adults and make those basic budgeting decisions.

postheadericon Emails show Finance Department failed to rule on Tony Abbott's taxpayer-funded travel to Sophie Mirabella's 2006 wedding

The Finance Department claimed it was "not possible to determine" whether Tony Abbott's taxpayer-funded travel to the wedding of then parliamentary colleague Sophie Mirabella qualified as "official business".        

postheadericon Islamic Finance Gateway Weekly Briefing

Sunday, January 11 – The Islamic Finance Gateway (IFG) Briefing, published from Sunday to Thursday, carries the latest market-moving news and data for institutions offering Islamic financial services. To view the full IFG Briefing click here: http://tmsnrt. …

postheadericon Islamic Finance Gateway Daily Briefing

Monday, Jan 12 – The Islamic Finance Gateway (IFG) Briefing, published from Sunday to Thursday, carries the latest market-moving news and data for institutions offering Islamic financial services. You can view the full IFG briefin http://tmsnrt.rs/1IhtmPC under IFG Briefings Subject. TOP STORIES MIDEAST MONEY-Austerity? Not for us, say rich Gulf states as oil slides – RTRS It's a weekend …

postheadericon Finance Department failed to rule on Tony Abbott's taxpayer-funded travel to wedding of Sophie Mirabella

The Finance Department has claimed it is ''not possible to determine'' whether Tony Abbott's travel to the wedding of then parliamentary colleague Sophie Mirabella was correctly charged to the taxpayer as ''official business''.        

postheadericon Omega Commercial Finance Corporation Starts Off the New Year With a Fresh Look With the Launch of Its Newly Redesigned …

Omega Commercial Finance Corporation announces the launch of its redesigned corporate website adding enhanced functionality for its shareholders and prospective investors as well as fresh new look and …

postheadericon Banks should intensify accounts management – BSP

Domestic banks would have to level up on accounts management if they have any hope of competing against the larger foreign banks.“This will likely intensify competition because banks are expected to be more active in attracting and managing accounts,” said officials from the Supervision and Examination Sector (SES) of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).In an email, SES officials reiterated …

postheadericon Nasdaq eyes running dark pools for banks – WSJ

Nasdaq OMX Group has approached several big banks with a proposal to take over the operation of their so called "dark pools," and plans to seek regulatory permission to do so, the Wall Street …

postheadericon Azealia Banks, Lupe Fiasco Sound Off on Twitter

on Saturday, Azealia Banks and Lupe Fiasco found themselves taking aim at one another on Twitter. The two rappers shared a back-and-forth on social…

postheadericon 10 Investment Banks that Stand to Lose the Most from Oil's Decline

NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Investment banks that have profited from the oil and gas boom may feel the pain as the repercussions of tumbling oil prices hit their bottom lines. After the financial crisis, banks have struggled to find revenue growth. One bright spot has been the energy sector — from loans to underwriting bonds to advising on mergers, even home mortgages for oil workers, a New York …

postheadericon Global banks extend retreat from Asian bond markets – researcher

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Some global banks pulled back from Asia's local currency bond markets in 2014, hit by increasingly stringent capital requirements and declining revenues, researcher Greenwich Associates …

postheadericon U.S. exchanges consider running 'dark pools' for banks

At least two U.S. exchanges have been in talks with big banks about possibly taking over the operation of the banks' private, off-exchange trading venues, or "dark pools," which are facing rising …

postheadericon Wunderlich Names The Best Southern Regional Banks Heading Into Earnings

Wunderlich issued a report on southern regional banks Monday and analyst Kevin Reynolds noted that there “seems to be a fairly significant disconnect between sentiment and reality, as markets used a sharp …

postheadericon Big banks vulnerable to oil price drop

Banks that have exuberantly extended credit to oil companies may feel the pinch of tanking oil.

postheadericon Banks Rejected by U.S. High Court on Mortgage Securities Suits

The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a blow to Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc and Nomura Holdings Inc. (8604) , refusing to derail federal government lawsuits that seek billions of dollars over the sale of risky mortgage-backed securities.

postheadericon Banks to Unwrap Q4 Earnings: A Disappointing End to 2014? – Analyst Blog

The overall backdrop looks a bit gloomy compared to what the banking industry witnessed at least in the second and third quarters.

postheadericon Police: Man steals money, caught after drunken-driving crash – Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) – Police in Rochester, New Hampshire, say a man suspected of stealing money from a gas station was captured about an hour later after he crashed his car while driving drunk.

postheadericon The Chicago Stock Exchange Is Branching Out to Cater to the ‘Underserved’ – Traders Magazine


Traders Magazine
The Chicago Stock Exchange Is Branching Out to Cater to the 'Underserved'
Traders Magazine
Call it the Rodney Dangerfield of stock exchanges – the Chicago Stock Exchange. Oft forgotten amid the happenings of its Goliath big brothers, NYSE Euronext, NASDAQ OMX and BATS/Direct Edge, the nation's only remaining independent stock exchange, …
Here's the BATS Proposal to Reform the Stock MarketWall Street Journal (blog)
Lenexa-based BATS reveals plan for improving U.S. stock marketKansas City Business Journal (blog)

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postheadericon Market could still fail the ‘first-five-day test’ – CNBC


CNBC
Market could still fail the 'first-five-day test'
CNBC
Stocks have been volatile in the first days of January, and traders are watching to see if the market is higher or lower after its first five days, which end Thursday. The S&P 500 would have to reverse the 1.6 percent loss its seen so far year-to-date

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