politics

The last thing investors need is a contested election

10/21/20

A disputed outcome could cause significant market turmoil in the coming months — and have far more serious repercussions over the longer term.

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Credit unions' political donations lean left in advance of election 2020

10/19/20

The industry supports candidates on both sides of the aisle but has tilted towards Democrats during this cycle. Experts say that's partly a reflection of the current makeup of Congress.

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Dimon says he’s hopeful Biden would fix some of America’s issues

10/16/20

Jamie Dimon, the chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, said he’s optimistic a Biden presidency could solve problems including health care and economic inequality without damaging businesses.

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Top Citi banker Ray McGuire leaves to pursue NYC mayoral run

10/15/20

Ray McGuire, one of Citigroup’s top investment bankers, has been vocal about his ideas for improving education and access to health care in low-income and minority neighborhoods.

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Banking super PAC moves closer to announcing Senate endorsements

08/28/20

Friends of Traditional Banking is focusing on four GOP senators in tight races as it prepares to endorse two incumbents for the November elections.

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The community banker at the center of the mail-in voting fracas

08/28/20

Mike Duncan had kept a low profile as chairman of the U.S. Postal Service’s board of governors until it hired Louis DeJoy as postmaster general. Now he is sharing an unwanted spotlight with the embattled DeJoy.

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Why banks are steering more political donations to Democrats

07/15/20

Republicans still receive more money overall from bankers, but the gap is narrowing ahead of the November elections. Experts say that the trend corresponds with signs of a “blue wave” and that many in the industry prefer Democrats on nonregulatory issues.

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Trial of Stephen Calk, Manafort's banker, scheduled for September

04/24/20

The former CEO at The Federal Savings Bank, who faces a bribery charge in connection with loans to President Trump's onetime campaign chief, is seeking to keep evidence from his phone out of the upcoming trial.

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The Broke and the Beautiful: Hell Yeah Edition

01/03/14

This week on The Broke and the Beautiful, Eddie Montgomery is rolling with bankruptcy and so is the chairman of a far-right political party in Britain. Also, a lawsuit against film financier David Bergstein was dismissed.

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The Broke and the Beautiful: Hell Yeah Edition

01/03/14

This week on The Broke and the Beautiful, Eddie Montgomery is rolling with bankruptcy and so is the chairman of a far-right political party in Britain. Also, a lawsuit against film financier David Bergstein was dismissed.

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