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  • Generation X Women Are Least Confident In Their Financial Future
    Women of Generation X are less confident in their financial futures than Millennials or Baby Boomers, according to a study on women and their money by Prudential.
    By Anna Bahney.  Forbes.  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:17:00 GMT.
  • VIDEO: Budget 'India's chance to fly'
    India's finance minister, Arun Jaitley, has been presenting the government of Narendra Modi's first full budget.
    BBC News.  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:14:03 GMT.
  • Oil Smuggling Highlights Challenges in Shutting Down IS Finances
    In the span of one year, Islamic State militants made more than half a billion dollars by seizing government banks, illegal oil sales, kidnapping and extortion, making them one of the wealthiest terrorist organizations in the world. ...
    Voice of America.  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:43:26 -0500.
  • Eleventh Annual "Belle of the Ball" Prom Dress Collection Drive Runs Through April 5, 2015
    TEWSKBURY, Mass., Feb. 28, 2015 -- Award season and red carpet fashion coverage can be a painful reminder that prom season is just a fantasy for families with limited financial resources. ...
    PR Newswire.  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:30:00 EST.
  • Doral Financial in Puerto Rico Is Shut Down by Regulators
    The bank has had eight consecutive years of losses and is ensnared in an investigation into the fatal shooting of a top bank executive.
    By Michael Corkery.  International Herald Tribune.  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:27:07 GMT.
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  • Stanley Fischer Suggests Fed Will Give Less Guidance
    Mr. Fischer, vice chairman of the Fed, said it was time to bring more mystery to the relationship between the central bank and financial markets.
    By Binyamin Appelbaum.  International Herald Tribune.  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:31:22 GMT.
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  • India presents 1st full-year budget under Modi
    Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday presented the first full-year budget of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, in which the taxation for corporations will be dropped from 30 percent to 25 percent in four years.
    Xinhua.  2015-02-28.
  • GM tells Ally that GM Financial will get all of Chevy's subsidized leases
    General Motors has notified Ally Financial that it will steer all of its lease subsidies for the Chevrolet brand to captive finance company GM Financial, instead of sharing them among Ally, GM Financial, and to a lesser extent, U.S. Bank.  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:30:34 EST.  Subscription required.
  • Dundee's debt rises to more than £3m
    Dundee Football Club's debt rises to more than £3m over the financial year to 31 May.
    BBC News.  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:20:15 GMT.
  • Russian Finance Ministry Gives Gloomy 2015 Forecast
    ​Russia Finance Ministry officials have announced a series of measures that they say the country needs to take as they delivered sobering news about the state of Russia's economy.
    Radio Liberty.  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:03:39 +0000.

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