Big Financial Leaps For Small Enterprises

Forbes 2011 financial report came out with some very interesting news and surprising unheard of companies that really rocked the financial world. Many huge conglomerate companies that we all expect to really be on top of the financial reports were actually reporting slow lending, losses and basically overall poor results. Even with some of the poor and unexpected reports there was some interesting news that surfaced.

The Mexican billionaire Ricardo Salinas is considering bringing his micro-lending business to the United States where he will focus on lending to women. Salinas stated "Because 85 percent of women owned businesses can be considered micro enterprises that a well managed micro financing program would be a great asset. Personal Loans Pro is yet another surprise that hit reports primarily due to its diversity of providing nationwide assistance to people that have bad credit but their Online Personal Loans program is also designed to provide people with the best interest rates found nationwide. Providing nationwide services and instant online application processing definitely provides convenience and outstanding results.

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Switzerland’s Cards and Payments Industry grew from US$102.3 billion in 2009 …

o Current and forecast values for each category of Switzerlands cards and payments industry, including debit cards, credit cards and prepaid cards

o Comprehensive analysis of the industry’s market attractiveness and future growth areas

o Analysis of various market drivers and regulations governing Switzerlands cards and payments industry

o Detailed analysis of the marketing strategies adopted for selling debit, credit, charge and prepaid cards used by banks and other institutions in the market

o Comprehensive analysis of consumer attitudes and buying preferences for cards

o The competitive landscape of Switzerlands cards and payments industry



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Arrow Reports Third-Quarter Earnings Per Share Up 8.9%, Strong Asset Quality …

GLENS FALLS, NY, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Arrow Financial Corporation (NasdaqGS® – AROW) announced operating results for the three- and nine-month periods ended September 30, 2014. Net income for the third quarter of 2014 was $6.15 million, an increase of $524 thousand, or 9.3%, from net income of $5.62 million for the third quarter of 2013. Diluted earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter was $0.49, an 8.9% increase from the comparable 2013 quarter, when diluted EPS was $0.45. Return on average assets for the 2014...


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Personal Finance: What if I can’t pay student loan?

Personal Finance: What if I cant pay student loan?

Veteran personal finance journalist Robert Powell answers your questions for USA WEEKEND.

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Current Mortgage Rates: 15-Year FHA Refinance Mortgage Rates at Quicken …

Major US financial institution, Quicken Loans disclosed the updated mortgage information for its conventional and non-conventional loans on Thursday, October 16. The latest details on the mortgage originators 30-year and 15-year home refinance loans, discount points and annual percentage rates (APRs) are listed below.

This financial institution offers excellent interest rates under its mortgage loan program, so those who are looking to invest either in a new / used home or to refinance an existing mortgage, may find some suitable loan products at this lender.

Quicken Loans Refinance Rates



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Mehrishi is economic affairs secretary, Mayaram shifted out of finance

NEW DELHI: The government on Thursday removed Arvind Mayaram as finance secretary and appointed Rajasthan chief secretary Rajiv Mehrishi as the new economic affairs secretary.

While talk of Mayarams departure from North Block has been doing the rounds for several months his exit comes days before the finance ministry starts preparing for the next budget.

Mayaram is the second secretary-rank officer to be shifted out of the finance ministry since BJP took charge in May. Rajeev Takru was earlier removed as revenue secretary.

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News Review – National Bank of Greece (ADR) (NYSE:NBG), ONEOK, Inc …

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National Bank of Greece (ADR) (NYSE:NBG) together with its affiliates, offers diversified financial services primarily in Greece. The company is involved in retail and commercial banking, investment management, investment banking, insurance, investment activities, and securities trading activities. It offers demand deposits,...


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Today’s Mortgage Rates: Chase Home Purchase Loans and Refinance …

Chase Bank (NYSE: JPM) is a major US lender, which provides several type of mortgage loans for borrowers in the United States. Potential customers must have strong credit standing and be willing to pay 1.00% of the total loan amount in origination fees to the lender in order to be able to obtain a loan. Chase’s mortgage interest rates have been updated for September 17, 2014, which are discussed below.

As far as current home loan rates are concerned, the 30-year fixed mortgage is up for grabs at a rate of 4.250% and has an APR figure of 4.324%. The 15-year fixed rate loan could be more suitable for some borrowers, as it can be locked in at 3.375% and the loan package is coupled...


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Blodget: Stocks still 30 – 40% overvalued

Editors Note: Yahoo Finance Editor in Chief Aaron Task and Henry Blodget look at where the market is today and where it is headed.

The excellent investor...


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Morning Buzzers – Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR), National Bank of …

Houston, TX – Oct 16, 2014 – (Techsonian) Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR) will report its third quarter 2014 outcome before the market opens on Thursday, October 30, 2014. A conference call to review the outcome and current business conditions is scheduled to follow at 11:00 am EDT that morning.

Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR) reported the gain of 8.96% and is at $2.19 with the total traded volume of 3.76 million shares. Its market capitalization is $481.65 million. It’s 52-week range is $1.59 $8.30.

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National Bank of Greece (ADR) (NYSE:NBG), together with its subsidiaries,...


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3 Ways You Can Save Money This Fall

Source: US Forestry Service Flickr

Crisp and cool autumn weather is making its way across the
country and while your first instinct may be to hit the stores
for a new rake or leaf blower, you might find its savvy to
consider some money-saving moves instead. So we asked three of
our top analysts to tell us their favorite game plan for fall.
Read on to learn what they said.

Have you been hankering for a new car, but worry that the
recent glut of car buyers means you wont get a good deal? Well,
autumn is here, and the arrival of new 2015 vehicles puts you in
the drivers seat as dealers get more aggressive about selling


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