Stories tagged: finance
Sun., June 23, 2019, 4 a.m.
Peter Stanton, who is the fourth generation in the family to lead the Spokane-based bank, attributes its success to financial conservatism and emphasis on customer service.
Fri., May 24, 2019, 4 a.m.
More than 53% of residents raised their credit scores in 2019, placing Spokane third out of 100 cities with the largest increase in scores nationwide, according to a recent report …
UPDATED: Mon., April 22, 2019, 5:35 p.m.
Spokane Teachers Credit Union is acquiring customer accounts from a Sandpoint branch of Banner Bank, pending state and federal approval.
UPDATED: Mon., April 22, 2019, 3:52 p.m.
Spokane Federal Credit Union is changing its name to Canopy Credit Union as part of a rebranding effort that also includes a new logo.
Fri., March 1, 2019, 5 a.m.
Washington State Employees Credit Union is moving to a new location in Spokane Valley.
Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 4 a.m.
The largest piece of legislation passed by this Congress was last year’s federal tax bill, which made sweeping changes to both individual and corporate filers. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers says …
Thu., May 24, 2018, 8:35 a.m.
U.S. banks are keeping a watchful eye on the ambitions of Amazon.com and other technology giants to break into the world of finance. So is the Federal Reserve.
Fri., Feb. 9, 2018
As U.S. stock markets oscillate through a week of volatile ups and downs, anyone with money in the markets likely will have questions about the long-term health of their investments …
Thu., Dec. 21, 2017
There is a need to fully fund public schools and finally remove the yoke of the McCleary ruling that has dominated discussion in Olympia for far too long.
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 10:04 a.m.
Banks and hedge funds that rely on artificial intelligence threaten to inject risks into the financial system that could exacerbate a future crisis, according to global regulators.
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 2:15 p.m.
Apple fans who froze their credit after the Equifax data breach may end up with another hassle on their hands if they try to get one of the new iPhones …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 2:29 p.m.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday defended the web of regulations the Fed helped enact after the 2008 financial crisis, saying it helped restore the banking system’s health and …
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 8:02 a.m.
The proposal by a group of Chinese investors to buy the Chicago Stock Exchange is on hold while the Securities and Exchange Commission takes time to consider letters from the …
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
The “Goldilocks” rally still has juice. That perfect environment to sustain broad market gains – when global growth is fast enough to lift corporate profits, but tame enough to keep …
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 3:51 p.m.
Bad news for financial titans like JPMorgan Chase’s Jamie Dimon and Goldman Sachs Group’s Lloyd Blankfein: Most Americans hold unfavorable views of Wall Street banks and corporate executives, and distrust …
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 3:45 p.m.
The Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate for the third time in six months, providing its latest vote of confidence in a slow-growing but durable economy. The Fed …
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 6:17 p.m.
The Republican-led House approved sweeping legislation Thursday to undo much of former President Barack Obama’s landmark banking law created after the 2008 economic crisis that caused millions of Americans to …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
After checking how 8 million of its customers did during 2016, Fidelity Investments found that women earned 6.4 percent on their portfolios. Its male customers made slightly less: 6 percent.
Mon., May 15, 2017, 8:28 a.m.
Credit ratings agency Moody’s Corp. is buying financial data company Bureau van Dijk for about $3.27 billion.
Wed., May 10, 2017, 2:42 p.m.
Tens of thousands of people rallied on Wednesday in the Czech Republic’s capital and other major cities against President Milos Zeman and Finance Minister Andrej Babis.
Thu., May 4, 2017, 9:14 a.m.
The European Union is preparing new rules that could force a key financial market, and potentially thousands of jobs, to leave London once Britain exits the bloc.
Wed., May 3, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
House Republicans on Wednesday blocked Democratic efforts to preserve the independence of a consumer watchdog created after the 2008 economic meltdown as the GOP pressed ahead with an overhaul of …
Mon., April 24, 2017, 8:07 a.m.
U.S. stocks joined a worldwide rally Monday morning after election results in France over the weekend raised expectations that the European Union and euro currency will remain intact. A candidate …
UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
Global finance leaders on Saturday dropped a sharp condemnation of trade protectionism and references to climate change from a closing statement that wrapped up the spring meetings of the 189-nation …
Fri., March 31, 2017, 8:23 a.m.
South Africa faced political and financial turmoil on Friday after President Jacob Zuma fired the finance minister in a Cabinet reshuffle, intensifying a rift in the party that took power …
Tue., March 28, 2017, 8:28 a.m.
U.S. stock indexes moved slightly higher in morning trading Tuesday as investors weighed the latest batch of company earnings and economic news. New data showed strong gains in consumer confidence …
Sun., Dec. 25, 2016
It’s been a tough road recently for shareholders of drugstore giant CVS Health (NYSE: CVS). The company has shown moderate results in its front-of-the-store business (think shampoo, diapers, soap, chips …
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016
Some of the best stocks fly under the radar of most investors. V.F. Corp. (NYSE: VFC), with an eminently forgettable name, is one such company.
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 9:50 a.m.
There isn’t much doubt about what the Federal Reserve will do when its latest policy meeting ends Wednesday: It’s all but certain to raise its benchmark interest rate – its …
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 9:02 a.m.
The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the broad reach of a federal law prohibiting bank fraud, a ruling that gives the government more leeway to prosecute financial crimes.