Posts Tagged ‘consumers’

Mississippi banks continue gains in operating income

by Ted Carter Published: March 28,2014

Tags: banking, Banking & Finance, Business, consumers, finance, Mississippi

Mississippi’s 86 FDIC-insured financial institutions ended the final quarter of 2013 with a year-over-year quarterly gain in operating income of $16 million, joining their counterparts nationally in making gains the FDIC attributed to lower expenses for loan-loss provisions and money put aside for litigation. While the $16 million may seem insubstantial, the $538 million total […] [...]

Obama makes choice for consumer protection czar

by Associated Press Published: September 17,2010

Tags: consumer protection, consumers

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is naming Elizabeth Warren a special adviser to oversee creation of a new consumer protection bureau, dodging a fight with Senate Republicans who view her as too critical of Wall Street to be confirmed as the agency’s chief. Obama had spoken glowingly of Warren as a possible leader of the […] [...]

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