Tag Archive for ‘Banking’
Controversy continues over the British bank Barclays, which has been slapped with $450 million in fines and penalties for manipulating information used to set a critical interest rate. Here’s some background on the scandal, and how we’ll likely see government action on other banks besides Barclays.
Columnist Gael O’Brien speaks with Gallup Chairman and CEO Jim Clifton about a new book in which he argues that successful entrepreneurship and job creation are the most pressing issues facing the world. A critical part of addressing those challenges: the banking industry and its relationships with small business. “Banks,” says Clifton, “are one degree away from us, not six degrees.”