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HOPE Named Wall Street Journal Financial Inclusion Challenge finalist

HOPE (Hope Enterprise Corporation/Hope Credit Union) has been named a finalist in The Wall Street Journal Financial Inclusion Challenge for its work to bring opportunity to small towns in the Mississippi Delta. HOPE is one of three finalists from more than 120 entries in the first U.S. iteration of the Journal’s Financial Inclusion Challenge. A winner will be selected in ...

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Feds, states join Miss. in suing S&P over suspect mortgage bond ratings

Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood now has ample company in a fight to force Standard and Poor’s to give up hundreds of millions it made in profits in exchange for suspect ratings of mortgage bonds before the financial crisis of 2008. In essence, enforcement actions filed Tuesday by the states and U.S. Justice Department accuse S&P of a rate- for-pay ...

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Nissan bringing back low-cost Datsun cars in emerging countries

Nissan Motor Co. is banking on retro to bring in big bucks in emerging countries with its revival of the Datsun, a name people over 40 might remember for the slogan “Datsun, We Are Driven!” In a Wall Street Journal report, the Japanese car maker and major central Mississippi employer is said to be preparing a new, low-cost version of ...

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