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Mississippi banks continue gains in operating income

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 in net income marks a ...

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Obama makes choice for consumer protection czar

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 bureau, created in response to ...

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