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Libor: An opaque scandal erodes confidence in major banks

Last month, one of the biggest financial scandals in history came to light, involving many of the most pre-eminent banks in the world. But public reaction has been so muted that a Los Angeles Times columnist was compelled to ask, “Why aren’t more people furious about the Libor scandal?” In fact, people are. The news media soon will be full ...

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Wells Fargo, Barclays see growth in wealth management

By Ted Carter Banking giant Wells Fargo wants to expand its wealth business and London-based Barclays Wealth will soon be stepping up its hiring of wealth managers in the United States. Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf told a recent conference in New York that the bank has concluded its wealth business is “sub-optimized” and could be bigger. If there were ...

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