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European banks face a catch-22

Nov 10, 2011
European banks are facing a problem: they have to mark down the value of their debt from countries like Greece, but governments still want to borrow money from them.
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Credit unions gain at banks' expense

Nov 4, 2011
Consumers piqued by card and account fees at big national banks are switching to credit unions and community banks ahead of Bank Transfer Day.
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Bank Transfer Day set for tomorrow

Nov 4, 2011
The Occupy movement will continue plans for Bank Transfer Day even after big banks decided to back down on debit card fees.
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Banks could be risking billions on insurance on European debt

Nov 4, 2011
The banks are saying don't worry, but the practices echo those that caused a lot of trouble three years ago.
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Banks roll back some fees

Nov 1, 2011
Bank of America is the latest big bank to cancel previously announced debit card fees.
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Banks backtrack on debit card fees

Nov 1, 2011
Bank of America, and other major banks, will not charge customers monthly to use their debit cards -- but banks will find ways to make up the difference.
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Chase forgoes debit card fee

Oct 28, 2011
Backlash against Bank of America's $5 a month fee for debit card use prompts some rivals to drop the idea. But fees will come elsewhere.
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If not debit fees, what will banks do to earn cash?

Oct 28, 2011
Big banks have backed off of the idea of debit card fees for now in the wake of backlash against Bank of America's plan. But where will banks try to make money going forward?
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Banks back down on debit card fees

Oct 28, 2011
After major backlash following Bank of America's decision to charge $5 for debit cards, other big banks across the country are deciding against the practice.
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Los Angeles ordinance would require banks to invest locally

Oct 27, 2011
Los Angeles Councilman Richard Alarcon is pushing a "banking responsibility ordinance" that would require banks doing business with the city to invest in the community.
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