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2014-07-22 08:38:43

Arvest Bank in Arkansas is wrapping up its Summer Loan Sale offering personal loan rates as low as 2.49% APR for fun in the sun FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading personal finance websiteGOBankingRates highlights its client Arvest Bank for offering new and existing customers the chance to affordably finance summer fun this July. Arvest Bank's Summer Loan Sale gives Fayetteville residents the cash they need to fund vacations, buy new cars or purchase jet skis to...

2014-07-22 08:25:13

- Chemical Activity Barometer retains strong year-over-year growth; shows short-term tightening - WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) posted a 0.4 percent increase over June, as measured on a three-month moving average (3MMA). The pace of growth was consistent with earlier growth logged in the second quarter. Year over year growth now stands at a 4.4 percent...

2014-07-16 08:24:05

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Watch this revealing 2-minute preview video here in Segment 4 of 6. Economist Allan H. Meltzer, Ph.D., reveals that banks have been turned into public utilities, and there's too much emphasis on near-term actions. He posits that the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act in 2010 added even more regulations to a heavily regulated industry, transferring decisions about risk for the bankers to the regulators. Full Disclosure Network(R)...

2014-07-10 16:23:35

TORONTO, July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council (MPC) today recommended that the Bank of Canada keep its target for the overnight rate, the very short-term interest rate it targets for monetary policy purposes, at 1.00 percent at its next announcement on July 16, 2014. Looking ahead, the Council called for the Bank to hold the target at 1.00 percent through the rest of 2014, but called for a target of 1.75 by July 2015. The MPC provides an independent...

2014-07-03 16:21:12

The family-owned company has a history of paying the industry's highest wages. FRESNO, Calif., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For years, peach and table grape grower Gerawan Farming has paid the highest wages in the industry. Today the family-owned and operated company announced that it is boosting its base pay wage from $10 to $11. (Gerawan's wages that are above base, such as grape harvest and packing, are already much higher than $11.)...

2014-07-02 08:24:34

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Watch this revealing 2 minute preview video here in Segment 3 of 6. Economist Allan H. Meltzer, Ph.D., is deeply concerned that by adding reserves the "Fed" creates enormous problems for the future, with trillions of dollars having to be absorbed back into the system without creating another inflation or recession, thereby creating world chaos. He notes in this January 2014 interview that $1 trillion has been added to total reserves,...

2014-07-01 16:26:53

TheStreet and RateWatch Report Top National & Regional CD Rate Issuer NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RateWatch, a premier banking data and analytics service owned by TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ: TST) reported today that national averages this week for 5-year CD rates rose while all other durations remained unchanged as the Federal Reserve continued to keep the short-term federal funds rate at a range of zero to 0.25% since late 2008....

2014-06-25 23:09:48

Knightsbridge Foreign Exchange (KBFX), Canada’s fastest growing currency exchange company that guarantees better than bank exchange rates made the PROFIT HOT 50 list with two-year revenue growth of 564%. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 PROFIT Magazine ranked Knightsbridge Foreign Exchange (KBFX) on its 14th annual PROFIT HOT 50, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Top New Growth Companies. Published in the October issue of PROFIT Magazine and online at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT HOT...

2014-06-25 12:25:47

NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roubini Global Economics today announced the release of an iPad app that allows clients to read and save the firm's latest macroeconomic research on the go. Free to download, the app provides clients and trial subscribers with access to current and past content available on Roubini.com, including Research, Thoughts, Key Views and Global Outlooks. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130918/NY82562LOGO "Markets don't wait, so we developed an...

2014-06-20 12:25:23

LONDON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone's investment criteria is different - some people enjoy the buzz of high risk while others prefer a more measured approach as to where they invest their money. If you fall into the latter category, you may think that your natural reticence may cause you to lose out on the more lucrative returns that high-risk investments tend to yield, however, this does not have to be the case. Today, more and more people are turning to...


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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
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