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Obama claims victory in financial overhaul bill

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama declared victory today after congressional negotiators reached a dawn agreement on a sweeping overhaul of rules overseeing Wall Street. Lawmakers shook hands on the compromise legislation at 5:39 a.m. after Obama administration officials helped broker a deal that cracked the last impediment to the bill — a proposal to force banks to spin off their ...

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Is is safe to go back in the water?

Taking a balanced approach seems to be the key as investor think about sticking a toe in the water   With the stock market beginning to return to normal levels — and even hitting a 13-month high on Nov. 16 — investment advisors have new strategies for those re-entering the market. Ike Trotter, a financial advisor with his Eponymous Agency ...

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GranthamPoole forms new specialized team

JACKSON — The CPA firm GranthamPoole has created a specialized team of financial advisors to serve the accounting needs of not-for-profit organizations, including governmental entities, 501(c)3 charities and school districts. The Non-Profit Team consists of eight tax professionals with a combined 90 years of professional experience working with a wide range of non-profit entities. Led by Dickens Fournet, CPA, a ...

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Sparkman named relationship manager

Regions Bank has named Gary Sparkman community banking relationship manager in Tupelo. In this position, the 21-year banking and financial services veteran is responsible for developing relationships with commercial banking customers throughout the region, and managing lending relationships that range from $500,000 to $10 million and incorporate a wide array of deposit products and financial services. Sparkman is active with ...

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BancorpSouth’s earnings dip

Tupelo — During the second quarter of 2009, BancorpSouth Inc. recorded net income of $33.9 million, or $0.41 per diluted share, compared to $40.1 million, or $0.49 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2008. The financial institution also reported growth of net loans and leases by 3 percent from the second quarter of 2008, non-performing loans of 1.00 ...

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