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2009-07-21 11:01:16

Spain's Banco Sabadell S.A. said Tuesday it was studying Florida banks for acquisition and was most interested in buying Miami's Mellon United National Bank. The Spanish financial Web site El Confidencial said Banco Sabadell was finalizing details to buy Mellon United, part of Bank of New York Mellon Corp., for about $200 million. No deal has yet been made, a spokesman said. The Miami Herald said Banco Sabadell was expected to buy the bank. The newspaper said the selling price would be about...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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