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Occupy protesters facing eviction?

Occupy protesters facing eviction?

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Protesters in cities across the United States considered their next steps Friday, a day after hundreds of people were arrested.

BofA 'occupied' over coal sector support

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 15 (UPI) -- In solidarity with the Occupy movement, Rainforest Action Network said it was protesting Bank of America's backing of coal at the bank's North Carolina office.
BofA cuts shares of China Construction

BofA cuts shares of China Construction

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Bank of America said it would reduce its ownership of China Construction Bank from about 10 percent to about 1 percent to raise its capital base.

Wells Fargo agrees to $37M settlement

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Wells Fargo & Co. said in a regulatory filing Tuesday it would pay at least $37 million to settle a civil case with municipalities concerning bond auctions.

Happy Bank Transfer Day -- not for some

NEW YORK, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Saturday is "Bank Transfer Day," an event big banks will likely loath, a Harris Poll concluded.
Fed gives stocks a late boost

Fed gives stocks a late boost

NEW YORK, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. stocks rebounded Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said the economy had strengthened modestly in the third quarter.
WikiLeaks founder loses extradition appeal

WikiLeaks founder loses extradition appeal

LONDON, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange lost his bid in a British court Wednesday to block extradition to Sweden where he faces questions on sex crime allegations.
Pressured BofA cancels debit card fee

Pressured BofA cancels debit card fee

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Bank of America said Tuesday it was canceling plans to implement a monthly $5 fee for debit card accounts.

Debit card fee gives credit unions a boost

DETROIT, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Inadvertent beneficiaries of recently announced debit card fees are non-profit U.S. credit unions, officials from credit unions said.
BofA questions its own debit fee plan

BofA questions its own debit fee plan

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 29 (UPI) -- U.S. financial giant Bank of America is reconsidering its plan to charge consumers $5 per month for use of a debit card, sources told the Los Angeles Times.
Cash-strapped WikiLeaks suspends operations

Cash-strapped WikiLeaks suspends operations

LONDON, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Whistle-blowing Web site WikiLeaks is suspending publishing operations to raise new money, founder Julian Assange said in London Monday.
Banks hitting par

Banks hitting par

Shares of financial firms lead the upswing in U.S. markets Tuesday, despite a mixed bag of third quarter reports.
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International

U.S. markets turn in solid gains

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. markets turned higher Tuesday despite an International Monetary Fund warning that austerity programs could cut into global demand.
Obama hoping to harness Wall Street anger

Obama hoping to harness Wall Street anger

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- President Obama appears to be trying to harness anti-Wall Street sentiment as the Occupy Wall Street protests spread across the United States.

5 arrested in deadly Fla. Brinks robbery

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Five suspects in an armored truck robbery in which a Brinks guard was fatally shot last year were arrested in South Florida Friday, authorities said.
Occupy arrests in Boston, Washington

Occupy arrests in Boston, Washington

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Police arrested more than 100 protesters Tuesday in Washington and Boston as Republican and Democratic politicians split on support of the Occupy rallies.

N.Y. comptroller: 10K finance jobs at risk

ALBANY, N.Y., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said the financial district of Wall Street could see 10,000 jobs erased by the end of 2012.

September shows surge in layoffs

CHICAGO, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. companies announced 115,730 layoffs in September, the highest total since April 2009, a private consulting firm said Wednesday.

Geithner: Debit fee pushback no shock

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says the Obama administration will not retreat on banking reform despite the banks' latest pushback on debit card fees.

Durbin: BofA 'sticking it to' consumers

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- A top U.S. Senate Democrat said Monday Bank of America Corp. is "sticking it to American consumers" with a $5-per-month fee on most of its debit card accounts.
Citibank hits checking accounts with fee

Citibank hits checking accounts with fee

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. banking giant Citigroup Inc. said this week it would charge $15 per month for checking account holders who kept a balance below $6,000.

Calif. dropping out of foreclosure talks

SACRAMENTO, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- California is dropping out of the 50-state coalition negotiating a settlement on behalf of foreclosed homeowners, the state's attorney general said Friday.
BofA says Web site glitches are fixed

BofA says Web site glitches are fixed

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Bank of America Friday acknowledged its Web site was experiencing glitches but said the problem was fixed and the incident was unrelated to a new fee.
Bank of America to add $5 monthly debit card fee

Bank of America to add $5 monthly debit card fee

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Bank of America said it will impose a $5-per-month fee on most of its debit card accounts in a policy that would begin in early 2012.
Dow closes with solid gains

Dow closes with solid gains

NEW YORK, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. market gains accelerated to the close of trading Monday, the Dow Jones industrial adding 2.53 percent after a week of volatile trading.
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