Banking and credit

FILE - In this April 25, 2013, file photo, credit and debit cards are displayed for a photographer in Baltimore. Payment processing giant Visa is launching a platform to allow banks to integrate various types of biometrics, such as your fingerprint, face, voice, etc., into approving credit card applications and payments. It could lead to customers having to take a selfie to verify they actually made an online purchase or applied for a particular credit card. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
October 19, 2017 - 4:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The selfie is everywhere — Facebook, Instagram, Twitter — and soon your bank could be asking for one in order to approve your purchase or credit card application. Payment processing giant Visa Inc. is launching a platform to allow banks to integrate various types of biometrics —...
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October 18, 2017 - 5:55 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says governments must ensure that pro-business reforms create economic benefits for everyone if the changes in worker protections are to find acceptance. Draghi said in a speech Wednesday that a perception that growth isn't...
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FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2014, file photo, a screen at a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange is juxtaposed with the Goldman Sachs booth. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. reports financial results Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 17, 2017 - 10:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Goldman Sachs' third-quarter profits fell 3 percent from a year earlier, as the trading desks at Wall Street's biggest investment bank were weighed down by a slow summer that also affected most of its competition. The results still beat analysts' forecasts, however. The Wall Street...
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U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks with G30 Chairman Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam during the G30 International Banking Seminar, at Inter-American Development Bank headquarters in Washington, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
October 15, 2017 - 2:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Sunday sketched a bright outlook for the U.S. economy and for inflation prospects in coming months, saying the impact of the recent hurricanes will likely slow economic growth slightly but only temporarily and should be followed by a rebound...
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White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump speaks at the forum Taking Women-Owned Business to the Next Level, on the sidelines of the World Bank/IMF annual meetings in Washington, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
October 14, 2017 - 1:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on global financial meetings in Washington (all times local): 12:55 p.m. White House adviser Ivanka Trump is offering herself as a global mentor to women in the business world. President Donald Trump's daughter is speaking at a conference in Washington that's rolling...
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Germany Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble speaks during a news conference, after the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting, on the sidelines of the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings in Washington, Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
October 13, 2017 - 5:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Global finance officials on Friday defended their efforts to promote free trade and closer international links against a rising ride of populism around the world and criticism from a Trump administration intent on pursuing its "America First" agenda. Finance ministers from the...
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This Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, photo shows a Chase bank branch in New York. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reports earnings Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
October 12, 2017 - 6:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase & Co. third-quarter profits rose 7 percent from a year earlier, as the bank as able to increase revenue in its consumer banking business even though the company saw a sizeable drop in trading revenue in the quarter. The biggest bank by deposits and assets said...
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White House Chief of Staff John Kelly listen to a reporter's question during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 12, 2017 - 6:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday that President Donald Trump hopes to decide within a month whom he will choose to lead the Federal Reserve starting next year but is still going through the interview process. Trump said two weeks ago that he had had four meetings to...
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International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde, speaks during a news conference at World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
October 12, 2017 - 2:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the International Monetary Fund said Thursday that a number of threats could derail the global economic recovery, despite signs that 2017 will be the best year for global growth since 2010. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde warned that global financial leaders...
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October 10, 2017 - 2:38 pm
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Wilmington Trust Corp., the first financial institution to be criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program, reached a $60 million settlement with prosecutors Tuesday just as the corporation and four former top executives were set to go to trial on...
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