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Australian wins Booker Prize with wartime novel

...lead to U.S. dominance of the 46-year-old award, officially named the Man Booker Prize after its sponsor, financial services firm Man Group PLC.Grayling said Flanagan's victory should put a stop to chatter about an American invasion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-10-18/australian-wins-booker-p
Unequal Pay: Must be a lot of good karma out there

...but only 21 percent hold leadership positions. BENEFITS OF BEING SINGLE? The pay gap is even bigger in the financial services industry, where women earn $14,067 a year less than men, says the American Institute for Economic Research...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-12/unequal-pay-must-be-lot-go
Not your usual witnesses: Paulson, Geithner, Bernanke set to testify in ex-AIG chief's lawsuit

...faced severe liquidity pressures that threatened to force it imminently into bankruptcy," Bernanke told the House Financial Services Committee in 2009.An AIG collapse "would have posed unacceptable risks for the global financial system and for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-05/not-your-usual-witnesses-p
5 mysteries of US job market waiting to be solved

...that men have been gaining jobs in businesses traditionally dominated by women, such as hotels, restaurants and financial services. Women have also lost ground in manufacturing.Heidi Hartmann of the Institute for Women's Policy Research notes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-02/5-mysteries-us-job-market-
Single PayPal likely to partner with eBay competitors, aggressively fight for mobile space

...mobile and online pay services at American Express. Citi's May noted that few people have that background in financial services, mobile technology and payments ? three key strengths to be competitive going forward in digital payments.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-30/single-paypal-likely-partn
Wal-Mart launching mobile checking account

...the overdraft and bounced-check fees traditionally charged by banks.It is Wal-Mart's biggest push into the financial services sector and its target is customers that have limited access to traditional banking.The company's GoBank checking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-24/wal-mart-launching-mobile-
An overdue exit

...agencies to enact Operation Choke Point. Ostensibly designed to make it harder for fraudulent businesses to access financial services, the operation became a way to financially harass banks who did business with online gun and ammo dealers and tobacco...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-25/overdue-exit
Biz Bits

...Producer Award from First Command Financial Services.JEFF ANDERSONAward/honor...Producer Award from First Command Financial Services.BRYAN TUSCHENAward/honor...Producer Award from First Command Financial Services.GERALD JONES HONDAAward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-03/biz-bits
On The Move

...accounting officer and has 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. MICHELLE ADAMSNew job title: Marketing...marketing manager and has 16 years of experience in the financial services industry.TENA FULGHUMNew job title: Residential...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-26/move
Deere 3Q profit falls as equipment sales decline

...billion. Total sales and revenues, which includes financial services and other revenues, declined to $9.5 billion...the same time, our construction and forestry and financial services divisions had higher profit, showing the benefit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-08-13/deere-3q-profit-fa