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Slowing global economy could lead Fed to delay rate increase

...cheaper for Americans and puts downward pressure on U.S. inflation.Michael Hanson, an economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, estimates that a 10 percent increase in the dollar's value over a year would reduce U.S. inflation rate by 0...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-14/slowing-global-economy-cou
Global bonds market fears sale struggles

...quick-trading that have doubled in number since the crisis.Hans Mikkelsen, global credit strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, thinks the shift could lead to big trouble in the next rate hike."The market isn't pricing in the risk that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-04/global-bonds-market-fears-
5 mysteries of US job market waiting to be solved

...with unemployment still relatively elevated, they can be picky.Michael Hanson, an economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, also notes that technology has made it so easy and cheap to post jobs that companies may do so even when they're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-02/5-mysteries-us-job-market-
Merrill Lynch settles discrimination lawsuit

...accusing Wall Street brokerage giant Merrill Lynch of racial discrimination, a plaintiffs...judge in Chicago, the payout by Merrill Lynch to around 1,200 plaintiffs would...said.Bank of America-owned Merrill Lynch ? one of the world's largest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-28/merrill-lynch-settles-disc
Merrill Lynch commits to change in settlement

...with black financial advisers, Merrill Lynch has agreed to make sweeping changes...discrimination suit.Among the measures, Merrill Lynch will create a "leadership council...settlement has potential impact beyond Merrill Lynch, Thursday's documents urge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-29/merrill-lynch-commits-chan
Merrill paying $131.8 million to settle SEC charges

WASHINGTON - Merrill Lynch has agreed to pay $131.8 million to settle U.S. civil charges...Securities and Ex change Commission announced the settlement Thurs day. Merrill Lynch was accused of using misleading materials to market the investments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-12/merrill-paying-1318-millio
Bank of America settlement likely to benefit few

...a settlement, because almost all the bad mortgage securities that led to the settlement came from Countrywide and Merrill Lynch, the two troubled firms the bank acquired in 2008 as the financial meltdown erupted.But a federal judge in Manhattan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/bank-america-settlement-li
Bank of America nears $16 billion-$7 billion settlement with US over sale of securities

...America had previously argued that it shouldn't be held liable for the subprime mortgages issued by Countrywide and Merrill Lynch, two troubled firms the bank acquired in 2008 as the meltdown took hold. Combined, those three firms issued $965...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-06/ap-source-bank-america-nea
Bank of America reaches $17 billion settlement with U.S. over sale of securities

...securities issued by itself and by Countrywide Financial and Merrill Lynch. Those institutions were acquired by the bank when...for the subprime mortgages issued by Countrywide and Merrill Lynch. Combined, those three firms issued $965 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-20/bank-america-reaches-17-bi
Merrill Lynch enters online arena

...online investors, have convinced Merrill Lynch & Co., which had once dismissed...December, has piqued the interest of Merrill Lynch clients in Augusta. Local officials...of people," said Mike Reese, Merrill Lynch vice president and Augusta branch...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/02/bus_262737.shtml
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