WASHINGTON (AP) — Some Federal Reserve officials think the U.S. economy is improving fast enough that the Fed will need to act sooner than previously thought to slow the extraordinary support it’s been providing through ultra-low interest rates. Minutes of ...Read More »
ALBANY — PriceWaterhouseCoopers will pay $25 million and face a two-year suspension from consulting for new bank clients under an agreement with New York regulators following an investigation that showed the company improperly altered a report about Bank of Tokyo ...Read More »
Federal regulators are scrutinizing a type of mutual fund that’s potentially riskier than conventional funds and is growing in popularity, prompting concerns over possible harm to ordinary investors. The Securities and Exchange Commission has disclosed that it’s conducting a “national ...
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NEW YORK — Europe appears on the brink of another recession. Islamic militants have seized Iraqi territory. Russian troops have massed on the Ukraine border, and the resulting sanctions are disrupting trade. An Ebola outbreak in Africa and Israel’s war ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Federal regulators are warning consumers about the risks of using virtual currencies such as Bitcoin. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Monday that it will begin fielding complaints from people who rely on products such as Bitcoin and ...
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Lakelet Advisory Group LLC and its sister entity, Lakelet Financial Forensics Group, are expanding into the Rochester market. The new office will be at 510 Clinton Square. The firm’s focus is on turnarounds, business valuations, claims/business loss determination, litigation support, ...
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WASHINGTON — More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute. These consumers fall behind on credit cards or hospital bills. ...Read More »
The Marketview Heights Association and NeighborWorks Rochester were among the nine regional nonprofits awarded by Citizens Bank as part of the “Citizens Helping Citizens Manage Money” initiative. The Rochester organizations were chosen from among more than 150 applicants in a ...Read More »