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Articles About Banks
May 23, 2015
The Big Banks Cheated Everyone Again, But There’s a Twist
The big banks were caught manipulating the markets yet again, and hit with hefty, but still lenient, fines. But there is one small difference this time.
May 19, 2015
Teachers Are Going to Prison, Yet Wall Street Criminals Go Free
Teachers are being sentenced to prison in a cheating scandal, yet those who orchestrated the financial crisis got away scot free. What gives?
May 12, 2015
5 Times Customers Have Gotten Revenge on Big Banks
Banks have become some of the most hated institutions in the business world. Here are five customers who fought back against them in creative ways.
April 07, 2015
Why Wall Street and Big Banks Keep Breaking The Law
Six of the world's biggest banks are being fined billions for manipulating the foreign exchange market. Don't expect this behavior to stop any time soon.
April 04, 2015
5 Reasons Credit Unions Can Be Better Than Banks
To choose the best financial institution, the key is to gather all of the relevant information. Here's what you need to know about credit unions.
March 18, 2015
America’s Unhealthiest Banks are Some of the Largest
What problems have the Fed and reformers found?
February 28, 2015
Here’s the Easiest Way to Avoid Annoying Bank Fees
Paying fees to an institution for simply holding your cash and providing accessibility seems counterintuitive in the land of competition.
February 17, 2015
Not a Top Earner? Banks Are Stacking The Deck Against You
For many among America's poor, having a bank account is becoming more of a liability than an asset. Why is that?
January 24, 2015
The Top 50 Dividend Stocks Loved by Billionaires
A new product seeks to help investors follow which dividend names are held by Wall Street’s elite.
January 16, 2015
3 Reasons Why You May Want to Rethink Bank of America
The nation’s second largest bank by assets recently reported a dismal quarter.
December 15, 2014
Why Banks Make Better Criminals Than People
Turns out the best bank robbers in the world are bank executives.
November 24, 2014
A Guide to Prepaid Debit Cards
Prepaid debit cards, otherwise known as general purpose reloadable cards, can be an alternative to traditional credit and debit cards.
November 06, 2014
Are Americans Too Broke to Own Bank Accounts?
If you want to know how broke some Americans are these days, just look at their bank accounts, or lack thereof.
October 15, 2014
Elizabeth Warren: A Progressive 2016 Candidate?
Amid cries for her to reconsider 2016, Warren is busy with other things.
August 27, 2014
Are Obnoxious Bank Fees Sucking You Dry?
Being nickeled and dimed on your checking account adds up to more than just petty change.
August 25, 2014
Hedge Funds Love These 10 Stocks
The largest hedge funds in the market used volatility and acquisition activity during the second quarter to significantly boost their equity exposure.
August 06, 2014
The Most Important Payment You Should Make This Month
From utility companies to wireless providers, everyone is collecting money from your paycheck.
July 21, 2014
Why Are Banks Refusing to Transfer Your Money Abroad?
As regulators crack down on money laundering, the world’s largest money movers have scaled back their cash transfer businesses.
July 18, 2014
3 Reasons We Hate Banks
A recent Money Rates survey found out some of the reasons why we are dissatisfied with our banks.
July 17, 2014
Why JPMorgan’s Beat Leaves a Lot of Room to Get Negative
JPMorgan's net revenue fell 5 percent year-over-year, and net income fell by a whopping 21 percent.
July 16, 2014
Bulgaria Is Letting Bad Banks Fail; Could the U.S. Do the Same?
Last week, the Bulgarian government pulled the plug on its forth largest bank after a financial scandal came to light. Could the U.S. do the same?
July 15, 2014
Why Are Big Banks Doing Better Than Expected?
There was a common thread between the second-quarter earnings of three major banks, which all reported over the past few days.
July 15, 2014
Financial Crisis Déjà Vu: Big Banks May Be Issuing Bad Loans Again
Limited demand for loans has put banks at its wits end, and the result could be riskier lending.
July 14, 2014
Citigroup Rising: Why a Mixed Quarter Could Be Good For Investors
Citigroup saw net income for second-quarter 2014 of $181 million, or 3 cents per diluted share, on revenues of $19.3 billion.
July 14, 2014
No More Lazy Lending: Better Credit Data Means Harder-Working Banks
Big banks are grappling with an interesting problem right now: credit conditions are improving, but interest rates remain low, making business challenging.
July 11, 2014
The Positives and Negatives of Online Banking
Considering an online bank account? Here are the positives and negatives you should consider.
July 11, 2014
Wells Fargo Is Attractive, But Wait Until the Dust Settles
While steady cash flow, a relatively low risk loan portfolio, and a reasonable valuation (13 times earnings) seem compelling, Wells Fargo stock is falling.
July 08, 2014
Here’s Why Big Banks Aren’t Done Hurting Yet
Big investment banks may have to experience some more pain in the second quarter before profits start ringing in.
June 30, 2014
BNP Paribas: Another Big Bank Gets Put on the Chopping Block
Karma appears to be catching up with the “too big to fail” banks that have engaged in all kinds of financial misdemeanor over the last decade.
June 30, 2014
Will Big Banks Get Rich Off the Marijuana Gold Rush?
The marijuana industry is worth billions of dollars, but nonexistent or bad regulation has made it difficult for banks to get involved.
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