New York’s attorney general is investigating Bank of America Corp.’s proposed $8.5 billion settlement with holders of mortgage-backed securities, according to news reports. Reuters reports that Eric Schneiderman has sought data from 20 institutional investors that agreed to the accord. ...Read More »
Nouveon Technology Partners is being bought by a Chinese company for $5.5 million, the companies announced today. Dalian, China-based HiSoft Technology International Ltd. plans to provide further compensation in its purchase of the Charlotte-based technology-consulting company, but the yet-to-be-determined amount will ...Read More »
Bank of America Corp., Time Warner Cable and US Airways have something in common: They’re all on The Atlantic’s “19 Most Hated Companies” list, which the publication released this month. Bank of America, the only one of the three headquartered ...Read More »
The Tuesday Interview: Kenneth Carlson, Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department horticulturist
Lives in: Charlotte Age: 59 Family: wife, Leslie Education: bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Pittsburgh Last June, cash-strapped Mecklenburg County reduced its landscaping staff from 21 to six. Kenneth Carlson was one of the lucky ones who weren’t ...Read More »
(Editor’s note: Part four of a five-part occasional series on the top cities that Charlotte competes with.) This year, Charlotte and Tampa, Fla., got some major convention news. The Queen City found out that it is going to be the ...
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Bank of America Corp. got some good news today as bond insurer MBIA Inc. has agreed to drop a lawsuit against Merrill Lynch. According to The Wall Street Journal, Armonk, New York-based MBIA had sued Merrill in 2009 after Charlotte-based ...Read More »
Security breaches at banks are nothing new. Last week, thousands of Bank of America customers received letters warning them that their debit card numbers and checking accounts had been compromised by a security breach. Last year, when hackers cracked Citibank’s ...Read More »
Claire Fallon, a member of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission, today said she will run for an at-large seat on the Charlotte City Council. Fallon, of 8879 Legacy Lake Lane, sits on the commission’s zoning committee. According to University City Partners’ website, ...
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Bebida Beverage Co. said it has signed an agreement with Star Distributing of Wisconsin to distribute BeBevCo’s Koma Unwind relaxation drink in the Midwest. Statesville-based BeBevCo, which also makes energy drinks, said Star services more than 1,100 convenience stores, truck stops and travel ...Read More »