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Government issues roadmap to banks on marijuana business

posted on February 14, 2014 at 3:06 PM

The federal government is giving banks a roadmap for doing business with marijuana sellers. Full Story

Fewer U.S. Banks Failing as Industry Strengthens

posted on December 28, 2012 at 11:22 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. banks are ending the year with their best profits since 2006 and fewer failures than at any time since the financial crisis struck in 2008. They're helping support an economy slowed by high unemployment, flat pay, sluggish... Full Story

Rural Mainstreet Index drops below growth level

posted on August 26, 2011 at 3:48 PM

Rural Mainstreet Index drops below growth level
Each month Creighton University researchers survey bank executives in 10 predominantly Midwestern states and compile a snapshot of the rural economy. Full Story

Midwest, Plains bankers optimistic on economy

posted on July 22, 2011 at 5:28 PM

Rural bankers in 10 Midwest and Plains states are still positive in their outlook for the economy, although their optimism may be waning, according to a monthly survey of bankers released Thursday. Full Story

Google and Citibank Each Throw $55M to the Wind

posted on May 27, 2011 at 4:05 PM

The Mountain View, Calif.-based Internet search giant Google, is partnering with Citigroup Inc. to help finance the Alta Wind Energy Center wind farm in California's Tehachapi Mountains. Full Story

Global Food Prices Create Instability

posted on February 18, 2011 at 3:02 PM

Global Food Prices Create Instability
Global food prices spark concern of political unrest, increased poverty levels and market instability. Full Story

Strong Farm Earnings Bolster Rural Economy

posted on December 22, 2010 at 1:12 PM

Strong Farm Earnings Bolster Rural Economy
Wall Street traded this week at levels not seen since September of 2008 as a series of reports revealed an economy in recovery. Full Story

President Obama Signs Financial Overhaul

posted on July 22, 2010 at 5:07 PM

President Obama Signs Financial Overhaul
Despite bearish reports this week on the U.S economy, Wall Street trended higher. Full Story

Colorado Food Bank Pioneers Gluten-Free Donations

posted on December 17, 2009 at 5:12 PM

LOVELAND, Colo (AP) — As a mother of seven, Anne Miller already had a whopping grocery bill. Full Story

Bankers Survey Suggests Threats to Farm Income

posted on January 16, 2009 at 8:01 PM

OMAHA, Neb (AP) - High farm expenses and lower crop prices will be the biggest threats to farm income in the year ahead, according to bankers in 11 Midwest and Plains states. Full Story

World Bank Helping World Food Crisis

posted on May 30, 2008 at 8:05 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Bank is stepping up efforts to help overcome the global food crisis by providing an extra $1.2 billion in grants and loans. Full Story

Wal-Mart to Offer Banking Services?

posted on April 14, 2006 at 8:04 PM

Wal-Mart is facing stiff opposition towards the company's proposed expansion into banking. Full Story

FCSA To Pay $10 Million To Rabobank

posted on December 3, 2004 at 8:12 PM

Farm Credit Services of America must pay Dutch-based Rabobank $10 million as part of a settlement for breaking a merger agreement earlier this year. Full Story

FCSA Reports Big Jump in Net Income

posted on November 5, 2004 at 8:11 PM

An Omaha, Nebraska-based agricultural lender has posted a more than 26 percent third quarter gain in net income compared with the same period a year ago. Full Story

FCSA Ends Merger Talks With Rabobank

posted on October 22, 2004 at 8:10 PM

FCSA Ends Merger Talks With Rabobank
Farm Credit Services of America, or FCSA, this week ended its agreement to merge with a privately held Dutch multi-national bank. Full Story
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