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Banks fined more than $5B, to plead guilty to market rigging

...have admitted to criminal wrongdoing on such a scale.Traders at JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Barclays and the Royal Bank of Scotland conspired among themselves to fix exchange rates on U.S. dollars and euros, according to a resolution announced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-20/banks-fined-more-5b-plead-
Across US job market, layoffs are becoming rare

...348,500 when the year began."In the weeks that follow," said Michelle Girard, the chief economist at the Royal Bank of Scotland, "claims look likely to hold at or below the 300,000 mark."The sharp decline has paralleled healthy monthly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-24/across-us-job-market-layof
Global banks fined billions in currency probe

...Authority and the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority said Wednesday that Citibank, JPMorgan Chase Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland, HSBC Bank and UBS had agreed to settlements totaling almost $3.4 billion. The FCA said it is continuing to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-12/global-banks-fined-billion
Investors look to limit exposure to short-term US debt

...debt ceiling. They fear that the government might not be able to pay back bond holders, said Gabriel Mann at the Royal Bank of Scotland Group."Investors are buying protection," Mann said, referring to growing demand for insurance against the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-09/investors-look-limit-expos
EU fines group of global banks $2.3 billion for colluding to profit from interest rates market

...Deutsche Bank received the largest fine, of 468 million euros, followed by Societe Generale with 445 million euros. Royal Bank of Scotland was fined 131 million euros.Deutsche Bank Chief Executive Juergen Fitschen referred to the euro cartel as a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-04/eu-fines-group-global-bank
Week in review

...caused by drug-resistant staph germs. ECONOMY: The British government swooped in to boost its stake in the Royal Bank of Scotland to almost 70 percent and offered to insure banks against large-scale losses. Tuesday WASHINGTON: Hours after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2009-01-25/week-review
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Wall Street isn't panicking about threat of default

...stake politically and economically for a deal not to get done," says John Briggs, Treasury strategist at the Royal Bank of Scotland. "It seems hard to believe that any politician would want their name attached to a default of U.S. debt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-07-14/wall-street-isnt-panicking
New bank fears lead to plunge

...of America and Citigroup, intensified after the Royal Bank of Scotland's forecast that its losses for 2008 could top...20 percent and Bank of America lost 29 percent. Royal Bank of Scotland fell 69 percent in New York trading. The financial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/21/bus_508457.shtml
Business
Nicklaus stumbled into a clean break from golf

...spring trip to St. Andrews. Nicklaus went to the home of golf in May as part of his endorsement deal with the Royal Bank of Scotland. Meeting with the British press, many of whom he has known and respected for years, Nicklaus said the British...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/28/gol_7123.shtml
Golf
Tiger, Nicklaus emerge as British Open winners

...American travelers dizzy with $3 Cokes and $16 hamburgers. Would you like to supersize that credit limit? WINNER: Royal Bank of Scotland. Getting people (especially Americans) to line up for hours to buy money that they never plan to put back into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/20/mic_459124.shtml
Scott Michaux