VTB Bank, Bank of Moscow Hit by U.S. Sanctions Against Russia

. . .   You may put mouse below to play intro. VTB Bank, Bank of Moscow Hit by U.S. Sanctions Against Russia     Piggybankblog posted on 07/29/14 Cross linked with bloomberg.com VTB Bank OAO, Bank of Moscow and Russian Agricultural Bank became the latest targets of U.S. sanctions in attempt to stop President […]

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Bank of America Continues to Slash Loans in Russia

. . .   You may put mouse below to play intro.  Bank of America Continues to Slash Loans in Russia   Piggybankblog posted on 07/29/14 Cross linked with wsj.com Bank of America Corp. BAC -1.03% continues to cut its exposure to Russia amid increasing political tension in the region. The bank said in a […]

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Regulator Wants Monitors in Deutsche Bank, Barclays U.S. Offices as Part of FX Probe

. . .   Regulator Wants Monitors in Deutsche Bank, Barclays . Piggybankblog posted on 07/29/14 Cross linked with wsj.com   New York State Department of Financial Services Superintendent Benjamin Lawsky in April. Reuters New York’s banking regulator is pushing to install government monitors inside the U.S. offices of Deutsche Bank AG DBK.XE +0.13% and […]

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Multiple interests at stake in Mass. title-clearing bill talks

. . .   Put mouse below to play intro music.  Multiple interests at stake in Mass. title-clearing bill talks   Piggybankblog posted on 07/29/14 Cross linked with telegram.com   ( By Andy Metzger STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE) — Improper foreclosures have jammed up homeowners who purchased the properties from banks leading to a late-session […]

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County filing suit against mortgage database | News | The Press & Standard

. . .   County filing suit against mortgage database    Piggybankblog posted on 07/31/14 Cross linked with colletontoday     (By GEORGE SALSBERRY) — Colleton County is joining the other counties in the 14th Circuit in a legal challenge to how many mortgages are handled in the United States. The lawsuit to be filed […]

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J.P. Morgan Questioned for Conflicts of Interest

. . .     J.P. Morgan Questioned for Conflicts of Interest   Piggybankblog posted on 07/29/14 Cross linked with wsj.com   Regulators have questioned J.P. Morgan Chase JPM +0.31% & Co. executives in recent months about whether the firm steers private-banking clients to its own investment products, according to people familiar with the matter. […]

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Bank of America Settles Over Drug Trafficker Sanctions

. . . .   Bank of America Settles Over Drug Trafficker Sanctions   Piggybankblog posted on 07/29/14 Cross linked with nbcnews.com   Bank of America Corp.’s banking unit agreed to pay $16.6 million to resolve allegations that it processed several hundred transactions for drug traffickers who are subject to U.S. sanctions, the U.S. Treasury […]

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BofA Deal With U.S. Is Hung Up Over Penalties Tied to Countrywide, Merrill

. . . .   BofA Deal With U.S. Is Hung Up Over Penalties Tied to Countrywide, Merrill   Piggybankblog posted on 07/28/14 Cross linked with wsj.com   Negotiations between Bank of America Corp. BAC -0.58% and the Justice Department have hit a snag over whether the firm should pay a cash penalty for the […]

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Family Fears Bank of America Eviction After 4-year Fight With Bank of America

. . . . Family fears eviction after 4-year fight with bank   Piggybankblog posted on 07/28/14 Cross linked with king5.com (LINDA BYRON / KING 5 News) — Mike and Jamie Vos always dreamed of buying a home where they would put down roots and raise their children. In 2008, they found a house that […]

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Scams That Can Turn You Into a 21st Century Indentured Servant Posted by Justizz.com

. . . .   Scams That Can Turn You Into a 21st Century Indentured Servant     Piggybankblog posted on 07/28/14 Cross linked with justizz.com   America is a debtor nation in crisis. According to one estimate, total consumer debt stands at $11.7 trillion, including $8.2 trillion in home mortgages, $1.1 trillion in student […]

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