Posts Tagged ‘Street’

Occupy’s May Day protests have slow and wet start

Occupy Wall Street put out the call Tuesday for a general strike to mark International Workers Day. The movement got off to a slow and soggy start with meager gatherings dotted around a rain soaked New York City, but things picked up worldwide in the hours that followed. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved […]

USA: The 99% Versus Wall Street: Stephen Lerner on How We Can Mobilize To Be the Greedy 1%’s Worst Nightmare

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Cassidy: Occupy Wall Street just one more hardship for Silicon Valley’s very rich

You think it’s easy being rich these days? Think again. Between the Occupy movement, Warren Buffett, cockamamie Congressional Budget Office reports and the harebrained idea that wealthy people are job creators, having tons of money just isn’t the fun it used to be. View full post on Business Stories

Bank fee hike gives credit unions a boost

Credit unions are benefiting from a hike on debit card fees imposed by Bank of America (BofA)on Sept. 29. They are taking advantage of the growing anti-bank sentiment across the country as evidenced by the Occupy Wall Street movements. View full post on Banking Stories

Developing: Washington, D.C. office buildings evacuated over package concerns

Tejinder Singh – AHN News Correspondent Washington, DC, United States (AHN) – Two multi-story office buildings in the nation’s capital have been evacuated  after what is being termed a “suspicious” package was found nearby. There is a heavy presence of police and fire personnel on 14th Street between F and G streets. The bomb squad […]

Chipotle to open in Moline

Chipotle Mexican Grill is closing in on the opening of its first Quad-City restaurant. The national chain’s restaurant near John Deere Road and 41st Street in Moline will open Aug. 30. View full post on Business Stories

USA : Building Bridges Radio: Nurses Prescribe Tax Wall Street to Heal America

Source: WBAI’s Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report View full post on Business Stories

Fifth Third Bancorp Posts Q4 Profit; To Repay TARP

Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB), Wednesday reported a profit for the fourth quarter as compared to a loss last year, on higher revenues. Earnings for the quarter came in ahead of Street estimates, while revenues came in line with expectations. View full post on Business Stories

Lanvin is great for the catwalk, but not for the high street

The Alber Elbaz collection reveals the great gulf between the fashionable and the wearable, says Jenny McCartney View full post on UK Business Stories

Profits boost for Arcadia

Sir Philip Green’s fashion empire has revealed higher profits despite difficult conditions on the high street. Related Stories John Lewis reports bumber sales Banks in talks over reducing bonuses Fuel prices push inflation to 3.2% 1,800 more jobs to go at Rok Centrica profits days after hikes View full post on UK Business Stories