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Banks see a rebound in usage of branches

...their bank branches again. The American Bankers Association hires a marketing firm to survey...most preferred method since 2009. The bankers association thinks that a renaissance...MAKING MONEY ON MORTGAGES: The Mortgage Bankers Association reported that independent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-08-29/banks-see-r
S&P 500 trades above 2,000 points for first time

Encouraging signals from central bankers helped lift U.S. stocks in morning trading Monday, propelling...for the first time. Investors cheered comments from central bankers that suggested continued support for the economy.KEEPING SCORE...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-25/sp-500-trades-above-2000-p
Sabres owners hire investment banker Steve Greenberg to lead possible bid for Bills

Three people confirmed Wednesday that Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula have retained high-profile investment banker Steve Greenberg, of Allen & Co., to lead their potential bid to buy the Buffalo Bills.The Pegulas have not publicly said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-02/sabres-owners-hire-investment
Let Export-Import Bank expire

...wrong.There is no "fixing" something that shouldn't exist in the first place. The government has no business playing banker to politically connected firms ? especially when it's the American taxpayer who's on the hook for a $140-billion bailout...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-19/let-export-import-ban
IPO allowed Google to make big bet it can become indispensable

...determine the IPO price and buy the stock before it began trading on Nasdaq. This differed from the usual system that depends on bankers to set the IPO price and distribute the pre-trading shares to their preferred clients, who often expected to get them at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-23/ipo-allowed-google-make-bi
Regulations destroying small banks

...institutions and consumer credit on behalf of the American Bankers Association. He is the national group's vice chairman...Congress from Blanton: "Today, it is not unusual to hear bankers from strong, healthy banks say they are ready to sell to larger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-07-18/regulations
Emma Lester Sunday School class marks centennial

...a rostrum in the center of the room, said he doubted it. "I think we do a pretty good job."Milledge Murray, a retired banker, whose St. James lineage is one of the congregation's oldest, admitted the years had seen their challenges, including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-08-15/emma-lester-sunday-schoo
Postcards from frequent travelers pile up

...baker. That's b-a-k-e-r. He makes bread and lots of sweet goodies to eat."Second kid says, "My daddy's a banker. That's b-a-n-k-e-r. He makes lots of money, buys us lots of toys."Next kid says, "My daddy's an electrician...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-11/postcards-frequent-travelers-
Pacers star Paul George hopes to return for 2014-15 season

...the Pacers organizations and fans for their outpouring of support. A small contingent of George's fan club waited outside Bankers Life Fieldhouse to catch a glimpse of him pulling into the arena's underground garage. A handful of teammates also showed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-15/pacers-star-paul-george-hopes
Augusta banker named state banking chairman

...Georgia, has been named the 125th chairman of the Georgia Bankers Association."Remer brings a wealth of strong leadership...association's board of directors and led the association's Community Bankers Committee and Public Affairs Committee.Brinson has been in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-19/augusta-banker-named-state