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Responding to public pressure and the competitive rates featured by competitors, Bank of America is reconsidering its debit card fees, as rival Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase scrapped their versions of the highly unpopular new charge.
WILTON — For those not already aware, there are two politicians in Iowa named John Archer. One is a West Liberty Democrat making a repeat attempt to unseat state Rep. Jeff Kaufmann, a Wilton Republican. The other is a Quad Cities Republican hoping to earn his party’s nomination for More…
State Rep. Jeff Clemens, D-Lake Worth, has filed a bill that would ban banks from charging fees on debit cards.
DES MOINES — Texas Gov. Rick Perry swung through Des Moines on the caucus campaign trail last week, bringing a touch of Texas swagger to the Iowa Credit Union Convention while again railing against federal regulations.
The candidates at Saturday’s U.S. Senate debate in Orlando spent most of the time agreeing with each other (some wraparound coverage of the debate can be found here and here). The four Republicans are all opposed to abortion (with some nuances), and they all More…
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced legislation today that would order the federal commodity regulators overseeing futures trading to limit the positions on oil speculators in an effort to curb high gas prices.
A sweeping federal law aimed at preventing bailouts, “too big to fail” and another financial crisis has provoked objections from a variety of Texas governmental entities, big and small, who argue that it would hinder the hundreds of appointed boards and commission in the state.
Primary among the proposals in the Republicans’ “Pledge to America” is the promise to cut spending, slash taxes and shrink the government to restore the United States’ fiscal health. How do they intend to do it, and to end the United States’ debt and deficit problems?
The Dodd-Frank financial regulatory reform bill is now law. And a few unintended consequences of the enormously complex, very long bill are coming to light. The Wall Street Journal reports on one provision spooking the ratings agencies:
The nation’s three dominant credit-ratings providers have made an urgent new request of