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Wells Fargo Fires Over 100 Employees for Coronavirus Relief Fraud

Wells Fargo (WFC) fired over 100 employees for allegedly defrauding a coronavirus relief program from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

Bank Of America to Provide Small-Dollar Short-Term Loans

Bank of America introduced the Balance Assist loan, which provides small-dollar loans to select clients. It offers clients short-term liquidity by lending...
Eric Rosengren Interest Rates

Fed’s Rosengren: Low Interest Rates Damaging Economy

During an Oct. 8 speech, Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren said that years of low interest rates led to excessive risk-taking...

Chase Bank Joins Trend of Creating Accounts Targeted Toward Kids

Chase Bank launched its Chase First Banking checking account, which is aimed at kids and teens. The checking account provides tools for...
The Bank of England

Bank of England Inquires About Banks’ Readiness for Negative Rates

The Bank of England asked banks on Oct. 12 how ready they were for zero or negative interest rates. It considered last...

Citibank Fined $400 Million Over Banking Errors

The Office of Comptroller of Currency has fined Citibank with $400 million for repeated errors committed by the bank. The civil money...

Quarterly Report: Tariffs and International Trade Agreements, 3rd Quarter 2020

The 3rd quarter tariffs of 2020 affected imports of including aluminum, alcohol, chemicals and tech services. As economies look to reopen with...
Jerome Powell Federal Reserve Economy

Powell Warns of Further Economic Tragedy Amid COVID-19

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell warned of the rise in COVID-19 infections as a potential cause for the economy to stall at...

Golden Corral Operator Files for Bankruptcy

The largest operator of Golden Corral, 1069 Restaurant Group LLC, voluntarily filed for Chapter 11 on October 5, in the U.S. Bankruptcy...
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Mortgage Rates Remain Near Record Lows

According to an Oct. 1 Freddie Mac (FMCC) report, 30-year fixed mortgage rates averaged 2.88% for that week, down two basis points...

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New High Yield Bond Ratings October 12 – October 16, 2020

At least 15 companies received downgrades or revisions on high yield bond ratings during the week of October 12 – October 16,...

New Chapter 11 Filings, Disclosures: October 12 – October 16, 2020

At least three major companies have either filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection or defaulted on loans during the week of October...
Wells Fargo Coronavirus Relief

Wells Fargo Fires Over 100 Employees for Coronavirus Relief Fraud

Wells Fargo (WFC) fired over 100 employees for allegedly defrauding a coronavirus relief program from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
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BlackRock Invests in UK Electric Vehicle Startup, Arrival

US funds manager BlackRock Inc. has invested $118 million in electric vehicle startup Arrival Ltd. The investment is the most Arrival has...

COVID-19 and Wildfires Test Mettle of California Wineries

COVID-19 has caused a surge in alcohol-related purchases, but it has also challenged many California wineries, which have had to change the...

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Morgan Stanley Capital Partners to Sell Vet Hospital Business

Morgan Stanley Capital Partners to Sell Vet Hospital Business

The private-equity arm of the bulge bracket bank Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley Capital Partners plans to sell its vet hospital business, Pathway...

COVID-Driven Oil Crash Forces More Companies into Bankruptcy

Two additional companies in the oil and gas industry have filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, as COVID-19 continues to devastate the U.S....

Q2 Seed Report Shows Growing Interest in TMT

The second financial quarter opened this year in a market defined by the coronavirus pandemic. The Buttonwood Tree's seed report shows investors...

Ann Taylor Files Bankruptcy, Hangs Up “Power Suit”

Ascena Retail Group, owner of the popular women's fashion brand Ann Taylor, filed for the Chapter 11 protection on Thursday, July 23....

Flywheel, Town Sports Bankruptcies Highlight Evolution of Fitness Industry

The impact of COVID-19 continues taking its toll on gym and fitness studio operators. Flywheel Sports Inc., the operator of spin studios...