All posts tagged "banks"
Puerto Rico Banks Urge Use of Online Services in Effort to Stop Spread of Covid-19
Popular, Oriental and Firstbank offer Relief Programs
- Posted March 18, 2020
Puerto Rico banks announce relief to loan and credit card payments
Several are offering moratoriums in light of the devastation caused by Hurricane María.
- Posted October 4, 2017
Fed: Biggest US banks strong enough to withstand recession
Included JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Citigroup and Wells Fargo, the four biggest by assets
- Posted June 22, 2017
P.R. Bank Business Hours for Memorial Day
A list of the adjusted schedules of the island's leading banks
- Posted May 26, 2017
Banking on change: Tech startups target financial services
SAN FRANCISCO — It may not be much longer before bank branches join video-rental stores and record shops as relics of a bygone era. Silicon Valley is pressuring banks to change their ways or risk becoming the...
- Posted December 8, 2016
House bill would relax bank rules aimed at averting crash
WASHINGTON — The House approved legislation Thursday easing bank curbs that Democrats imposed to prevent another financial crisis, as Republicans offered a symbolic preview of regulatory changes they plan to pursue after President-elect Donald Trump takes office....
- Posted December 2, 2016
Bank rally fades and stocks fall; dollar hits 13-year high
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks finished barely lower Wednesday as banks return some of the huge gains they’ve made since the presidential election last week, but technology and consumer stocks climbed. The dollar continued to appreciate against...
- Posted November 16, 2016
Brazil government freezes Rio state accounts
RIO DE JANEIRO — For the second time in a week, the Brazilian government has frozen the accounts of the state of Rio de Janeiro because of a large outstanding debt. The state’s finance secretariat said Thursday...
- Posted November 10, 2016
Wells Fargo CEO is Out as Bank Grapples With Sales Scandal
NEW YORK — Wells Fargo’s embattled CEO John Stumpf is stepping down as the nation’s second-largest bank is roiled by a scandal over its sales practices. The San Francisco bank said Stumpf is retiring effective immediately and...
- Posted October 13, 2016
Obama Warns of Taking Dramatic Steps that Could Harm Economy
WASHINGTON — Breaking up the nation’s biggest banks or erecting steep tariffs on imports may sound appealing, but the economy cannot be redesigned and put back together again without harmful consequences for many Americans, President Barack Obama...
- Posted October 6, 2016