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In this article DFS COF Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Capital One headquarters in McLean, Virginia on February 20, 2024.  Brendan Smialowski | AFP | Getty Images Capital One‘s blockbuster takeover proposal for Discover Financial includes a $1.38 billion breakup fee if Discover decides to go with another buyer, but no such fee if
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In this article DFS COF Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Capital One CEO and Chairman, Richard Fairbank. Marvin Joseph| The Washington Post | Getty Images Capital One’s recently announced $35.3 billion acquisition of Discover Financial isn’t just about getting bigger — gaining “scale” in Wall Street-speak — it’s a bid to protect itself against
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WASHINGTON – Federal Reserve officials indicated at their last meeting that they were in no hurry to cut interest rates and expressed both optimism and caution on inflation, according to minutes from the session released Wednesday. The discussion came as policymakers not only decided to leave their key overnight borrowing rate unchanged but also altered
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Jeremy Hunt, UK chancellor of the exchequer, holding the despatch box as he stands with treasury colleagues outside 11 Downing Street in London, UK.. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON — The U.K. logged a record £16.7 billion ($21.1 billion) net budget surplus in January, according to official figures released on Wednesday. The Office
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In this article HSBA-GB Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Customers use automated teller machines (ATM) at an HSBC Holdings Plc bank branch at night in Hong Kong, China, on Saturday, Feb 16, 2019. Anthony Kwan | Bloomberg | Getty Images HSBC‘s full-year 2023 pre-tax profit missed analysts’ estimates on Wednesday, hit by impairment costs
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Barclays Bank’s UK headquarters in Canary Wharf, London. Matt Crossick/PA Images via Getty Images LONDON — Barclays on Tuesday reported a fourth-quarter net loss of £111 million ($139.8 million) as the British lender announced an extensive strategic overhaul. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected net profit attributable to shareholders of £60.95 million for the quarter,
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In this article XLV XLC XLP Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Evercore ISI’s Julian Emanuel thinks Nvidia’s monster rally is fueling a fear of missing out in the market. He finds clients, including many who traded through the dot-com boom and subsequent collapse, are more worried about being underinvested than overexposed right now. “That’s
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Europe’s fintech sector is fiercely competitive, with privately-held start-ups worth tens of billions of dollars vying to steal market share from incumbent banks. Oscar Wong | Moment | Getty Images The fintech industry saw more pain in 2023, with overall investment falling by half as higher interest rates and worsening macroeconomic conditions caused investors to
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Federal Reserve Bank Governor Michelle Bowman gives her first public remarks as a Federal policymaker at an American Bankers Association conference In San Diego, California, February 11 2019. Ann Saphir | Reuters Federal Reserve Governor Michelle Bowman, who had been one of the central bank’s staunchest advocates for tight monetary policy, said Monday she’s adjusted
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