TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 21:00

Banks Had to ‘Dig in the Mud’ to Make Her New Album III

Singer-songwriter Jillian Banks, known as Banks, helped popularize the brooding R&B sound that’s dominated pop this decade. Now, after a two-year self-imposed hiatu...

Banks Had to ‘Dig in the Mud’ to Make Her New Album III

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Banks: III review – her best album yet (Harvest)Jillian Rose Banks has spent the past six years making fascinating, sedated songs that vacillate between trap-pop and R&B. Now, with music’s dominant sound moving in her direction, the Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter’s third and most imp...
2019-07-14 11:34

Raphael Saadiq Is About to Make Your Summer Better With the August Release of His New Album, Jimmy Lee Raphael Saadiq, the most underappreciated R&B artist of all time, is about to bring forth the sound and light with his Aug. 23 release, Jimmy Lee. It will be his first solo release in eight years, following up his 2011 release, Stone Rollin’....
2019-06-08 01:17

Gruff Rhys of Super Furry Animals ‘jumped at the chance’ to make unique album For Gruff Rhys — the Welsh musician known for fronting the indie rock band Super Furry Animals — a “chance encounter” with South African electronic musician Muzi led to his new solo album, “Pang!” out Sept. 13. “Two year...
2019-09-03 23:34

Investors Shun Banks Buying Other Banks Shares of banks buying other banks are underperforming, reflecting investor concerns that potential economic weakness could depress future earnings and portend bigger-than-expected loan losses at target firms....
2019-06-17 01:00

U.S. Banks Rush in as European Banks Stumble The retrenchment of Deutsche Bank and other former European financial powerhouses has left a gaping hole in European banking. U.S. banks are filling the void, strengthening their stranglehold on the region....
2019-07-08 15:34

Fans dared to expect a new Kanye album on the day that Kanye promised a new Kanye album Sure, Kanye West promised to deliver his new album, Jesus Is King, on September 27. And yeah, Kim Kardashian did post a photo of the album’s track list captioned with the date “9.27.19” between a pair of praying hand emojis to her 148 million Instagr...
2019-09-27 20:34

Oh hey, the new Bon Iver album came out early Good news for everyone thought they were going to have to wait a few more weeks to hear the next album from the “amorphous collective” that is Bon Iver: Justin Vernon and everyone else he’s absorbed into his amorphous collective just Beyoncé-dropped ...
2019-08-08 23:34

Andre 3000 May Have a New Album With Dr. Dre on the Way It’s been 13 years since Andre 3000's last studio album—long enough that many casual and devout fans of the rapper had squared up with the reality that Andre may never do one again. In fact, Mr. Three Stacks has seemed perfectly content acting, m...
2019-09-18 09:00

Eff That Little Album You’re Asking For, Rihanna Is on a Boat With Her Boo and His Fam Rihanna and her billionaire boo Hassan Jameel have gotten an early start on their summer of love, it seems! The pair were recently spotted by photographers off the Amalfi Coast¸—a luxe Italian destination I was first introduced to by another billiona...
2019-06-08 01:17

Bjork's VR album is finally ready It only took four-plus years, but Bjork's VR 'album' is finally ready. The Icelandic artist is releasing the complete version of Vulnicura VR through Steam on September 6th, giving PC owners a single place to experience 360-degree visu...
2019-09-05 01:34

Cardi B to name new album after ... Tiger Woods Cardi B, like the rest of the world, took notice of Tiger Woods winning the Masters in April. She was so inspired, she says, she is naming here next album after him....
2019-10-03 18:34

How ‘Oklahoma!’ Revolutionized the Cast Album It took decades for the full Rodgers and Hammerstein score to be available. But even abbreviated, the show helped build a whole new audience for Broadway music....
2019-07-10 19:17

Stevie Wonder – every studio album ranked! From his teenage years on Motown to his funk masterpieces of the 70s and later pop ballads, Stevie Wonder’s music is nothing but joyous. Ahead of his performance in London’s Hyde Park this weekend, we rank an incomparable body of workWho wants to hea...
2019-07-05 19:17

K-Pop Powerhouse TWICE Opens Up About How Their New Album Is More Personal Than Ever A thread of melancholy runs through K-pop group TWICE’s latest music video. “Feel Special” is, visually, as dazzling as any other release from the act that has established itself as an icon of bright, cheery pop — the nine mem...
2019-10-10 06:34

With Five Months Past, Time for Another Album As streaming-era brings quicker releases from stars like Ariana Grande and rapper Future, indie-rock band Big Thief follows its May album with another in October....
2019-08-28 18:00

The Avett Brothers get political on new album As the Avett Brothers release their 10th studio album, “Closer Than Together,” on Friday, they’ve come a long way from the band that dropped its debut LP, “Country Was,” in 2002. “Well, we started tuning our instruments at some point,” says Seth Avet...
2019-10-04 01:34

Madonna: Madame X review – her most bizarre album ever (Live Nation/Interscope/Maverick)The lows, featuring white-saviour narratives and witless lyrics, are really low. But by embracing Latin pop, Madonna sounds more natural than she has in yearsWe all get old, but never at the same age. Some of us are o...
2019-06-04 14:34

Common goes deep on personal new album: ‘It really shook me’ As an actor, Common has appeared alongside everyone from Denzel Washington (“American Gangster”) to Keanu Reeves (“John Wick: Chapter 2”), but the rapper’s co-star in his new “Show Me That You Love” video is extra special: his...
2019-08-30 15:00

Get jazzed: Jeff Goldblum is making another album While most of the rest of us struggle to be fulfilled in any one area of our lives, Jeff Goldblum has accompanied roles in summer tentpoles and recurring gigs in one of TV’s strangest towns with weekly jazz variety shows at Los Angeles’ Rockwell Tabl...
2019-07-02 03:00

Everything We Know About Kanye West's Jesus Is King Album Kanye West is delivering on his promise of not just an album, but a movie too. The rapper announced the album in August of this year after his wife Kim Kardashian posted a photo of the......
2019-09-28 20:34

Southwest Airlines at 48: A birthday photo album Southwest Airlines turned 48 on June 18, 2019. It has grown from an airline with just two routes in 1971 to the world's largest low-cost carrier.       ...
2019-06-19 03:34

Wolves have the quality and coach for a successful second album "It was exciting and exhilarating as Wolverhampton Wanderers attacked with gusto last term, and they can consolidate their position as a top seven outfit, writes Ben Grounds."...
2019-08-08 15:00

Why Taylor Swift Says Lover Is Such a Special Album There's no calming down because Taylor Swift just took over Central Park. A day ahead of the release of her highly anticipated seventh studio album, Lover, the 29-year-old took the......
2019-08-22 18:34

The Dixie Chicks announce their first new album since 2006 Fresh off of that cameo on the new Taylor Swift album and 16 years after Natalie Maines dared to suggest that George W. Bush was bad guy (this was before that sort of thing was normal, since we can say that the current president is an enormous piece ...
2019-09-22 18:34

Belle and Sebastian on NYC, album covers and playing at sea Like any young rock band, Scotland’s Belle and Sebastian were excited for their first visit to New York. But in some ways, it didn’t live up to one band member’s expectations. “I think by the time we came to New York, which was like ‘97 or ‘98, we’d ...
2019-07-08 18:17

All About the Comeback: Cardi B Wants to Name Her Next Album ‘Tiger Woods’ In a year when Cardi B stayed winning (a Grammy, a BET Award and a Billboard trophy among her victories), it’s obvious she’s good when it comes to the come up. That appears to explain, at least in part, how the rap star came to decide to dub her next...
2019-10-04 04:34

Dixie Chicks tease first album in 13 years The Dixie Chicks took the long way around, but they’re returning with new music soon after a 13-year hiatus, the group announced on Instagram.        ...
2019-06-27 19:17

How YACHT fed their old music to the machine and got a killer new album The band YACHT, named for a mysterious sign seen in Portland around the turn of the century. [credit: YACHT / Google I/O 2019 ] The dance pu...
2019-08-31 20:34

Rammstein releases first studio album in 10 years The German band Rammstein has finally put out a new album. If the songs on the self-titled album are any indication, the musicians seem to have become political, though no less controversial. Not all fans are pleased....
2019-05-21 22:17

Kim Kardashian teases possible new Kanye West album All hail Yeezus. Kim Kardashian has fans of hubby Kanye West shaking after posting a picture that appears to be a track list for the rapper’s long-awaited album. The picture, taken from West’s perspective, shows a notebook open to a page ...
2019-08-30 00:00

Jordan Petaia to make debut as Wallabies make 12 changes for Uruguay clash Nic White and Christian Lealiifano return to sideMatt Toomua to start at inside centre in OitaJordan Petaia will make his long-awaited debut for the Wallabies and become the youngest Australian to play at a Rugby World Cup when they face Uruguay in O...
2019-10-02 07:00

3 years after his death, Leonard Cohen has a new album coming out It looks like no musical artist is free from the pressures of continuing to release new albums even after they’ve died, with Adam Cohen, son of legendary singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen, announcing that he, some producers, and some other artists—incl...
2019-09-22 20:34

Ed Sheeran Confirms He's Married on New Album No.6 Collaborations Project After months of speculation, Ed Sheeran has officially confirmed he's off the market. The 28-year-old crooner revealed the big news on his new album No.6 Collaborations Project, which......
2019-07-12 17:51

Sturgill Simpson announces new album… and companion anime Musicians have been pairing their creative work with some kind of visual component for decades, typically just with traditional music videos, but sometimes a piece of music warrants a more complex companion piece, like Paul Thomas Anderson’s Thom Yor...
2019-07-21 22:51

Madonna takes on frightening world with new album 'Madame X' Gun control, poverty and the marginalized, Madonna's new album "Madame X" sees the Queen of Pop wanting to "fight back" in what she sees as a frightening modern world....
2019-06-13 14:51

'Abbey Road': Iconic Beatles album turns 50 The Beatles cross an intersection single file. In the background, a white Volkswagen Beetle. The photo made music history – as did the "Abbey Road" album for which it was taken, the last recorded by The Beatles....
2019-09-26 13:00

Swift calls out homophobes on new song, announces 7th album NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift’s latest song has a new target: homophobes. The pop star released a new tune called “You Need to Calm Down” late Thursday, where she addresses her own haters but also calls out those who attack the LGBTQ...
2019-06-14 12:51

Kim Gordon GQ Interview: The Musician on Her First Solo Album and Airbnb Musician Kim Gordon talks to GQ about her first solo album, 'No Home Record,' Airbnbs, lifestyle branding, and why she doesn't want to be called an icon....
2019-10-11 00:34

Radiohead: MiniDiscs (Hacked) review – blueprints for the best album of the 90s This hoard of material from the OK Computer era is an endlessly interesting chronicle of a band reinventing the mainstream by rejecting it‘Not v interesting” is Thom Yorke’s assessment of the 16-odd hours of unheard Radiohead music, recorded between ...
2019-06-12 13:17

Alter Bridge finds unlikely inspiration for upcoming album Alter Bridge has altered its sound — a bit — on its upcoming sixth album, “Walk the Sky.” “I called Myles one day and turned him on to a song that I really dug, that style, and he immediately responded and said he loved ...
2019-09-23 19:00

A Billboard No. 1 Is at Stake, So Here’s an Album With Your Taylor Swift Hoodie About half the 39 titles that topped the charts last year were sold as part of ticket or merchandise “bundles.” Now even some who benefited from the strategy are complaining....
2019-06-09 21:34

Blaque: How a forgotten R&B trio rescued their album from oblivion Blaque had the world at their feet but a double tragedy left them struggling to release their musicThere was a moment, around the turn of the millennium, where everything went Blaque. Discovered by Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the teen three-piece perfecte...
2019-06-14 15:17

All the Lyrics You Need to Know From Beyoncé's The Lion King: The Gift Album On Thursday night, Beyoncé dropped her anticipated The Lion King: The Gift album, which is described as a "love letter to Africa." She produced and curated the compilation......
2019-07-20 02:01

Inside the story of the ‘Abbey Road’ album cover When you’re designing an album cover for “the biggest band in the world,” you don’t need to put their name on it. So reasoned John Kosh, the former Apple Records creative director who designed the iconic “Abbey Road” album cover depicting the Beatles...
2019-09-27 00:00

Freya Ridings on her new album, Adele comparisons, and Peppa Pig On the cusp of possibly the biggest moment of her life, the release of her debut album, Freya Ridings was facing the heart-in-your-mouth panic of realising she had potentially lost all the ideas she had worked on for its follow-up....
2019-07-21 08:34

Guy Garvey: New Elbow album will reflect 'darker times' Elbow's lead singer Guy Garvey has told Sky News the band's upcoming eighth album will be "darker" than their last, saying: "We live in darker times."...
2019-08-13 18:17

Peter Frampton opens up about his health issues, new album Peter Frampton is trying to record and perform as much as he can before health issues affect his music.        ...
2019-05-31 07:17

Mark Ronson is a man with a plan on National Album Day 2019 The theme of today is #Don’t Skip to encourage discovering whole albums. And Mark agrees we all need to take time out from portable tech and just listen....
2019-10-12 20:00

Beyoncé Is Blessing Fans With a Behind-the-Scenes Look of Her New Album The Gift Start clearing your schedules and setting your alarm! Beyoncé will be taking over your TV screen once again. The Emmy-nominated singer announced her documentary special with ABC on......
2019-09-16 05:34

Thom Yorke's new album comes with a Netflix short film The same day Thom Yorke's upcoming album ANIMA comes out, he'll release a short musical film directed by frequent collaborator Paul Thomas Anderson. The one-reeler will be set to three ANIMA tracks, and Yorke is expected to both score and s...
2019-06-20 23:00

That Dog announce Old LP, the cult pop-rock outfit's first new album in 22 years L.A. rockers That Dog delivered three albums of timeless, hook-heavy power-pop between 1993 and 1997, resulting in relatable, deliriously angsty cuts like “Never Say Never,” a song this writer will (very loudly) call one of the best of the ‘90s. The ...
2019-08-22 01:00

Björk made music’s first “VR pop album”—she opens up about its heartbreak Enlarge / Björk's metamorphosis within VR already looks trippy enough as a sample image. It'll blow your mind in VR. (credit: Björk) "I often feel like some sort of [technology] bridge," singer, songwriter, artist, and producer Björk tells me over ...
2019-09-13 23:34

Kanye West is releasing ‘Jesus Is King’ soon. Or not. Here’s everything we know about the album. Details about the rapper's ninth studio album have been characteristically chaotic, but history — and Kim Kardashian — have helped us figure out a few things....
2019-10-03 03:00

Celine Dion reveals three songs from new album 'Courage' "Courage" is Dion's first English-language album in six years, following her 2013 release, "Love Me Back to Life."        ...
2019-09-18 18:00

'Homotopia': Sam Vance-Law's album reinvigorates the gay rights struggle On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots and the rise of the gay liberation movement, DW's Robin Merrill spoke to Sam Vance-Law about the inspiration for his music — and his commitment to continue the fight....
2019-07-31 18:34

Players Are Recreating Famous Album Covers In Fallout 76 Aside from playing, some Fallout 76 players have spent the last few days working on a project where they recreate famous album covers using the game’s photo mode. And they’ve done a pretty good job!...
2019-10-03 03:34

Spoon, with greatest hits album in tow: ‘It’s the real deal’ Anyone who’s ever made a mix for a friend knows how hard it is to distill your favorite band’s output down to a bite-sized 10 songs or so. Spoon faced the same predicament when it came time to compile “Everything Hits at Once,”...
2019-08-16 14:00

Music lovers on Twitter are debating what band’s 3rd album was their best As the saying goes, you have your whole life to make your first album, and then about a year to make your second one, thus accounting for the dreaded “sophomore slump.” The third album, then, is a crucial litmus test, one when many artists hit their ...
2019-08-15 04:51

Taylor Swift Reveals Her Biggest Clue Yet About Her New Album OMG! Did Taylor Swift just reveal the title of her new album? The superstar singer, who has been dropping clues about her new music, just shared the biggest hint about #TS7 to date. In......
2019-05-24 22:01

'I had to honour him': the friends who finished Avicii's final album After the EDM star died aged 28 last year, his family decided that his album Tim should be completed. How did the chosen collaborators handle such a sensitive task? Last summer, a carefully chosen group of producers was given a challenging task – to ...
2019-06-06 17:17

Line Of Duty's 'Ted Hastings' in talks to record album As much-loved anti-corruption officer Ted Hastings in Line Of Duty, the memes of actor Adrian Dunbar were prolific on social media during the last series - especially a tuneful mash-up of his famous "bent coppers" saying....
2019-07-23 16:51

Miley Cyrus releases new album, 'SHE IS COMING,' first of EP trilogy Miley Cyrus dropped her new album “SHE IS COMING” on midnight Friday. It's reportedly the first of three, six-song EPs the songstress plans to release before the year’s end.  ...
2019-05-31 11:17

Taylor Swift's new album features surprise cameos In "London Boy," the eleventh track on Taylor Swift's seventh album, Lover, the country singer turned pop superstar sets out her love for the British capital, from Camden Market to Highgate to Brixton....
2019-08-23 14:34

Relationship status with Morrissey’s new covers album: It’s complicated Morrissey has never made it easy on people who prefer to separate art from artist, but that was often part of his appeal. Even during his star-making days with The Smiths—a magical five-year run in the ‘80s that resulted in the band’s canonization—th...
2019-05-23 20:51

That Offer to Make You Debt-Free? It Can Make You Worse Off Debt-settlement firms powered by the credit-reporting industry seek out struggling consumers to sell them plans that can leave them with high fees, damaged credit and a tax bill....
2019-08-10 19:00

Who is NF, the Eminem-soundalike who beat Chance the Rapper for No. 1 album this week? NF's "The Search" edged out Chance's highly-anticipated release "The Big Day" for the No. 1 album in America this week.        ...
2019-08-07 00:34

Kanye West's New Album Jesus Is King May Not Be Coming on Friday After All To drop an album or not to drop an album? That is the question. Safe to say, only Kanye West holds the answers to that question. The rapper's forthcoming album Jesus Is King was......
2019-09-26 13:34

Bruce Springsteen to record a new E Street Band album in the fall Bruce Springsteen said he will record a new E Street Band album in the fall, followed by an international tour.        ...
2019-05-28 18:51

‘Dummy wasn’t a chillout album. Portishead had more in common with Nirvana’ On the 25th anniversary of their classic debut, Geoff Barrow and Adrian Utley reflect on how the album came togetherTwenty-five years ago, during the summer of Blur’s Parklife and Oasis’s Definitely Maybe, a darker, stranger record was released that ...
2019-08-26 19:00

Missy Elliott is releasing a new album at midnight, so sleep can go to hell It’s not that we have anything against proper rest. It is healing, it keeps us healthy and it’s an essential tool for dealing with the corroding world around us. However, when Melissa “Missy” Elliott tells us that it’s time to party, then that qualif...
2019-08-23 01:34

Remember Iggy Azalea? After five tortured years, she finally has a new album A lot has changed for Iggy Azalea since “Fancy” was the biggest song in America. Will she be able to respark her career with “In My Defense"?        ...
2019-07-19 23:34

Move over Joanne, 'cause Lady Gaga says her next album's called...Adele Naming an album after someone is fairly common—whether it’s a parent, an ex you wish was still your lover, or a role model, it’s certainly been done. And even though Lady Gaga used that as a model for her fifth album, Joanne, no one could have guesse...
2019-10-02 05:34

Your Guide to the Many, Many References Taylor Swift Drops in the Lover Album At long last, Lover is here. Taylor Swift’s seventh studio album — clocking in at a meaty 18 tracks, her longest album yet — arrived Aug. 23 to satisfy her legion of fans and give listeners plenty to stew over as they parse through ...
2019-08-24 05:34

Jay Som on social media, MySpace music, and recording her new album at home Los Angeles-based Jay Som (a.k.a. Melina Duterte) has been doing this music thing most of her life—since roughly 12 years old, in fact, when the musician was still uploading songs to MySpace music. In the midst of the Pitchfork 2019 madness, the crea...
2019-07-24 23:34

Missy Elliott announces last-minute release for her first album since 2005 The rapper has revealed on social media that ‘a collection of new songs’ known as Iconology will be unveiled at midnightMissy Elliott has announced a surprise release of her first record since 2005.The rapper revealed on her social media accounts tha...
2019-08-23 14:00

To be continued … can the sequel album save Usher’s musical reputation? The R&B star has hinted at a follow-up to Confessions, but history is littered with late-career gimmicksThe last we heard from Usher Raymond IV, he was taking a curling iron to his hair and dressing up for a New Year’s Eve party like a lost member of...
2019-05-25 13:17

Whitney Houston’s Estate Plans a Hologram Tour and a New Album The family of the singing star, who died seven years ago, has reached a deal with the marketing company behind the posthumous resurgence of Bob Marley....
2019-05-21 15:01

The Couple in This Famous Woodstock Album Cover Photo Is Still Together 50 Years Later For the couple seen embracing under a blanket on the cover of the Woodstock soundtrack, milestone anniversaries of the music festival in Bethel, N.Y., are usually happy occasions. Ever since LIFE magazine’s 20th anniversary commemorative editio...
2019-08-12 23:17

Forever Whitney: A Houston Hologram Tour Is in the Works and Maybe a New Album, Too Seven years after Whitney Houston’s untimely death at the age of 48, her estate has struck a deal to create a number of money-making opportunities, including a hologram tour and a new album of previously unreleased material....
2019-05-21 15:17

Review: Norman F—ing Rockwell! Is Lana Del Rey’s Darkest—And Greatest—Album Yet For an artist synonymous with mid-century pastiche, Lana Del Rey captures American life in 2019 with uncanny precision. Released in advance of her new album Norman F—ing Rockwell!, piano ballad “The greatest”—genuinely the gre...
2019-08-30 18:34

Taylor Swift's 'Lover' album breaks new record in China U.S. singer-songwriter Taylor Swift's album "Lover" broke a new record for an international artist in China on Friday as it surpassed one million combined total streams, downloads and sales within a week of its release....
2019-08-31 00:00

Frank Ocean says he's working on a new album of club-inspired music New music from Frank Ocean is always a big deal, both because Blonde was really good and because he really makes us work for them. He joked in 2017 that he was sitting on a completed third album, having already dropped a few new singles, but then he ...
2019-10-01 06:00

Madonna tackles gun control, LGBTQ rights in new album 'Madam X' Madonna released her 14th studio album and pulled no punches when talking about LGBTQ and womens’ rights as well as advocating for gun control in America....
2019-06-15 01:51

The Black Keys’ bromance is back on ‘Let’s Rock’ album, tour From the gloomy grit of Akron, Ohio, to the glitz of the Grammys, The Black Keys are one of the more unlikely success stories in rock. With a hard-driving, blues-drenched sound, the duo of guitarist-singer Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney, fri...
2019-10-11 16:34

Iggy Pop: Free review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Caroline International)This strange patchwork of jazz, poetry, ambience, lamentable lyrics and the odd pub-singer moment works fitfully at bestIn 2007, in the middle of the re-formed Stooges’ chaotic Glastonbury performance, Iggy Pop suddenly struck...
2019-09-05 22:00

Ed Sheeran reveals all-star lineup for new album No 6 Collaborations Project Rappers and singers including Cardi B, Bruno Mars and Stormzy feature on the follow-up to ÷, the biggest selling album in the world in 2017Ed Sheeran has announced full details for his next album, the follow-up to ÷, which was the best-selling album ...
2019-06-19 17:17

Spotify's album pre-saves share personal data you might not be aware of You might be sharing more data than you care to offer when you pre-save an album on Spotify. Billboard has pointed out that labels sometimes ask for permission to track an extensive amount of info about your account and listening habits, including yo...
2019-06-28 00:00

Prosecutors: Suspect made album art with church arson photos Federal prosecutors say the suspect in three Louisiana church arsons took photos and videos of the fires while they were burning and shared them with his friends....
2019-06-19 02:17

Taylor Swift Announces New Album Lover and Song "You Need to Calm Down" It's official! Taylor Swift has announced the name of her new album: Lover! On Thursday afternoon, the Grammy winner took to her Instagram Live to share the exciting news with her......
2019-06-14 07:00

Hold our hands, 'cause Hootie & The Blowfish just announced their first new album in 15 years It’s been 15 years since Darius Rucker, Mark Bryan, Jim Sonefeld, and Dean Felber—known, for better or worse, to the wider world as Hootie & The Blowfish—last released an album. (And 25 since the band’s ridiculously successful debut, Cracked Rear...
2019-08-10 06:34

Liam Gallagher announces release date for his next solo album Fresh off of a documentary that seemed to be all about how much of a dick he is and how much he enjoys his reputation as a dick, Liam Gallagher—who used to be in a famous band with some guy he hates—has formally announced his second solo album. As re...
2019-06-13 19:17

Mother Earth's Plantasia: the cult album you should play to your plants It was made by an easy-listening songwriter and given away free with mattresses. Now thanks to YouTube’s algorithm, Mort Garson’s Plantasia has become an underground hitIn the early noughties, Caleb Braaten was working in a secondhand record shop in ...
2019-07-09 17:00

Selena Gomez Says It Took Her 4 Years to "Feel at a Good Place" With New Album The wait for Selena Gomez's new music is almost over! The 26-year-old singer revealed she's "actually done" with her next album during Tuesday's episode of The Tonight......
2019-06-12 16:34

Rihanna's Vogue Bombshells: Singer Dishes on New Album, Her Relationship and Having Kids Rihanna is ready to speak out. The musician is Vogue magazine's November cover star, and in her in-depth interview, Rihanna leaves everything on the table. Since coming onto the......
2019-10-09 21:34

Hootie & the Blowfish set release date for new album “Imperfect Circle" Mark your calendars: Hootie & the Blowfish shared the release date for their anticipated reunion album, called “Imperfect Circle."        ...
2019-08-08 15:00

Whitney Houston hologram tour, album and Broadway show planned New deal with estate clears path for raft of new projects featuring the late soul and R&B singerThe late Whitney Houston is set to tour as a hologram, according to the company behind the postponed Amy Winehouse hologram tour.In a statement, Base Holo...
2019-05-21 16:17

Facebook reverses ban on Led Zeppelin album cover featuring naked children Social network acknowledges ‘culturally significant image’ amid protests against its nudity policyFacebook has overturned a ban it made this week on displaying the cover of Led Zeppelin’s Houses of the Holy album, which features images of naked child...
2019-06-21 19:00

Listen: Little Big Town announce 'Nightfall' tour and album, release 'Over Drinking' Little Big Town announced on Monday a new album titled "Nightfall" alongside an accompanying North American tour and the release of a new single, "Over Drinking."...
2019-09-10 04:34

Radiohead's Thom Yorke announces launch date for new album and film Musician’s ‘one-reeler’ will be released on Netflix on 27 June, the same day the record will come outRadiohead frontman Thom Yorke has announced that he will release his “dystopian” new solo album and an accompanying short film on 27 June.The “one-re...
2019-06-21 19:00

Sam Fender: Hypersonic Missiles review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Polydor)The North Shields singer-songwriter may look cookie-cutter but his gritty, gloriously anthemic songs on toxic masculinity, violence and death are anything butSam Fender seems to have arrived direct from central casting: Brit Critics’ Choice ...
2019-09-12 17:34

The Cure: Disintegration review – album set flatters to deceive, and then prolongs the pain Despite its best efforts, the band cannot mask the fact that the original record has its fair share of flawsDisintegration a classic album? For that is what underpins this run of five shows playing the 1989 Cure album from soup to nuts (with extras)....
2019-05-25 15:17

Slaughter Beach, Dog announces new album, Safe And Also No Fear, with 2 excellent singles Slaughter Beach, Dog began as a lo-fi side project for Modern Baseball’s Jake Ewald, but has since evolved into a full-band affair on the verge of its third LP. Safe And Also No Fear, due out August 2 via Lame-O Records, follows the empathetic charac...
2019-05-29 10:00

The Darkness stands by its controversial ‘Easter Is Cancelled’ album cover: ‘I don’t think it’s blasphemous’ Justin Hawkins of the British rock group the Darkness isn’t apologizing to anyone offended by the provocative album cover for their latest release, “Easter is Cancelled.”...
2019-10-04 23:34

The Avett Brothers call out 'ludicrous' gun violence in entertainment on urgent new album The Avett Brothers have a lot to say about gun violence and the state of the nation on their topical new album, "Closer Than Together," out Friday.        ...
2019-10-04 06:34

Pop star Halsey said she wrote her forthcoming album in a manic state. Here's what that means. Mario Anzuoni/Reuters In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, singer Halsey said she created her forthcoming album while going through a manic episode. Halsey was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, a brain disorder that causes some people to expe...
2019-06-27 22:34

Titus Andronicus made an extremely weird "sitcom" to promote its new album A month ago, Titus Andronicus released a video for “(I Blame) Society,” the first single off its upcoming sixth album An Obelisk, but it failed to make much of a splash and left the band on the ropes with its label—or at least that’s the premise esta...
2019-05-31 02:17

Taylor Swift to perform at 2019 MTV VMAs following ‘Lover’ album release Mark your calendars, lovers. Taylor Swift will be performing at the 2019 MTV VMAs, days after she releases her new album, “Lover,” on Aug. 23. The country-turned-pop star who has been a mainstay at the VMAs for the past decade is tied wit...
2019-08-08 04:00

Blackberry Smoke talks Big Apple Breakdown, a live album — and Kid Rock It would make sense for Southern rockers Blackberry Smoke to tailor its performances to the situation — playing for its own diehard fans or opening up for the likes of Zac Brown Band or ZZ Top. But lead singer and guitarist Charlie Starr has be...
2019-09-05 23:00

Ed Sheeran releases the unredacted track list for his collaborations album and it features...everyone Last month, Ed Sheeran made an announcement revealing his next project - a collection of collaborations - accompanied by a redacted tracklist. It was an effective attempt at mystery since the man is friends with just about everyone, therefore making ...
2019-06-18 23:00

DJ Khaled talks fatherhood, Nipsey Hussle and new album ‘Father of Asahd’ DJ Khaled has taken being a doting, devoted dad to a new level with “Father of Asahd,” his star-studded new album that dropped on Friday. For the second time, his 2-year-old son Asahd with wife Nicole Tuck — whose birth he streamed live on Snapchat i...
2019-05-21 19:51

Jonas Brothers launch ‘Happiness Begins’ album with Spotify carnival For the Jonas Brothers, “Happiness Begins” with a carnival. The JoBros launched their reunion album, “Happiness Begins,” with just that: a Spotify-sponsored carnival held at a secret location in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on Thursday night, just hours befo...
2019-06-07 14:17

Buckle up, 'cause it looks like Kanye's releasing an album called Jesus Is King next month If you’re not broke from blowing $225 on sweatshirts that say “Holy Spirit,” it looks like you can spend what’s left on a new Kanye West album next month. This comes via Kanye’s wife, Kim Kardashian, who took to social media with a photo just brimmin...
2019-08-30 14:34

Tool releases 'Fear Inoculum,' the metal band's first album in 13 years It's been 13 long years for fans of the American rock band Tool but finally, the wait for new music is over. The Grammy-winning metal rockers finally dropped a new album....
2019-08-31 07:00

Whitney Houston's estate announces plans for hologram tour, new album Whitney Houston's estate has announced plans to start a hologram tour and release music of unreleased tracks among other projects related to the late singer....
2019-05-21 18:01

Taylor Swift reveals new album, ‘Lover’ cover art and release date You need to calm down — Taylor Swift officially announced her new album. “Lover,” her seventh full-length release, is coming out Aug. 23. Swift also announced that the second single from the album, “You Need to Calm Down,” wil...
2019-06-14 07:51

Kanye West was slammed by Christians for calling his new album 'Jesus Is King' Rich Fury/Getty Images for Coachella Rapper Kanye West is being criticized by Christian Twitter users for naming his newest album "Jesus Is King." While the rapper has become more vocal about his religion in recent months, users still weren't happy...
2019-09-29 19:00

Bon Iver announces star-studded new album i,i with a pair of immersive tracks The “amorphous collective” known as Bon Iver has announced a new album, i,i, a title that, like 22, A Million before it, will soon become the scourge of so many copy editors. Recorded in Texas and Wisconsin, the 13-track album doubles down on the col...
2019-07-11 21:34

Taylor Swift drops 'Lover' video ahead of album launch Taylor Swift has offered a bit of love to all the fans who are eagerly awaiting Friday's release of her seventh album: A video for its title track, "Lover."...
2019-08-23 14:00

‘I Busted Some Doors Down.’ Rapper Young M.A On Her New Album, Homophobia and Breaking Boundaries At 27 years old, the rapper Young M.A has experienced more peaks and valleys than some people encounter in a lifetime. Raised by a single mother who worked 12-hour days, the young Katorah Marrero became a precocious wordsmith and the first girl ever ...
2019-09-25 17:34

Beyoncé reveals African collaborators for new album The Lion King: The Gift R&B star announces numerous African pop and rap stars on album out Friday, as well as Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell Williams and daughter Blue IvyBeyoncé has outlined details for her 14-track new album to accompany The Lion King remake, entitled The Lion ...
2019-07-16 21:51

Jimmy Fallon bribes Chance The Rapper to spill all the details about his first album For a guy so justly famous and successful, it’s still weird to think that Chance The Rapper has never sold a single album. But releasing his uniformly lauded mixtapes 10 Day, Acid Rap, and Coloring Book for free has certainly paid off for the Chicago...
2019-07-17 13:51

Big Wreck announces new album, North American tour with 34 Canadian dates The band, now a trio, will dedicate their Aug. 9 concert to late-rhythm guitarist, Brian Doherty, who died after a lengthy battle with cancer last month....
2019-07-23 22:00

Taylor Swift: Lover review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week Less bitter than Reputation, Lover has something for everyone, especially Swift’s boyfriend, but is she treading water?The deluxe version of Taylor Swift’s seventh studio album comes with a facsimile of the singer’s journal. It contains selected diar...
2019-08-23 14:00

25 years on, Collective Soul stays true to roots live and on new album “Blood,” the 10th studio album by Atlanta rock band Collective Soul, is chock full of crunching guitar riffs, thought-provoking lyrics and just enough production quirks to blur the line between classic rock and new wave. In other words, i...
2019-09-20 07:00

Taylor Swift Just Announced the Summer Release Date for Her New Album Lover Finally, we have answers: Taylor Swift’s new album will be called Lover and will be released on Aug. 23 of this year, featuring 18 tracks. And her new single, called “You Need to Calm Down” is coming out June 14, with the music vide...
2019-06-14 05:34

Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard rocks to a solo beat on new album While Alabama Shakes frontwoman Brittany Howard has been inspired by artists from Prince and Jimi Hendrix to the Supremes and Led Zeppelin, her greatest muse has been her late sister, Jaime. “She just taught me how to have fun using my imagination,” ...
2019-09-20 07:00

Stevie Nicks and Harry Styles are playing together again, and fans are getting eager for an album Back when Harry Styles was a boy band sensation, no one would’ve guessed that he’d find a muse and collaborator in Stevie Nicks. Now, though, their performances together are one of the more enjoyable things on the internet. Styles might have piqued N...
2019-05-29 22:00

Slipknot: We Are Not Your Kind review – Iowan behemoths' most brutal, gentle album (Roadrunner)Mixing their trademark raging riffola and tribal drumming with everything from krautrock to acoustic elements, Slipknot push their own limitsSlipknot are never too far from trauma. Having long outlived the terrors of nu-metal, the Iowan m...
2019-08-09 16:34

Make-A-Wish granted my brother $15,000. Why did it make me angry? Courtney Lund O’Neill’s brother was granted a material wish but her family’s spiritual wish for his healing went unansweredWhen my little brother was granted a wish from Make-A-Wish earlier this year, I wasn’t happy like my mom was, who doled out the...
2019-05-31 09:34

Alan Parsons talks about abandoned Pink Floyd album ‘Household Objects’ Instruments shminstruments. So said Pink Floyd when they set out to create an album of music made without instruments. The album, which followed their internationally acclaimed “Dark Side of the Moon,” was an avant-garde attempt that neve...
2019-09-16 03:00

The Regrettes announce their forthcoming sophomore album and a fall North American tour There is never really a bad time of the year for a healthy dose of power-pop, but summers were seemingly made for relentless guitar riffs, upbeat tempos, and confident declarations of youthful love that may or may not last. Basically, now is the perf...
2019-06-19 17:34

Foo Fighters drop Roswell live album to celebrate today's Area 51 chaos Area 51 raiders, this is your day to shine and the Foo Fighters damn well know it. Even if you don’t spot any otherworldly creatures on your alien-hunting mission, you can at least underscore your Naruto-run with a new live album from the rock outfit...
2019-09-21 13:34

Blood Orange: Angel's Pulse review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Domino)Dev Hynes’ new mixtape contains a flood of musical influences – from shoegaze to dancehall and found sound – and is only occasionally self-indulgent There was a time when a mixtape was clearly defined in opposition to an actual album. It was ...
2019-07-11 17:17

BTS World mobile game and album move K-pop boy band closer to total domination K-pop boy band BTS released a mobile game and companion album much to the delight of fans around the world.        ...
2019-06-28 15:17

Pity Ireland: the next page of the Trump family album | Hannah Jane Parkinson They’ve left the UK. Harry has unclenched his fists. They’ve arrived in Ireland. And Donald mentioned the wall …A collective sigh of relief as the Trumps left the UK en masse; the land a little less orange, a little less Sad! The palace staff keen to...
2019-06-07 03:34

The Flaming Lips: King's Mouth review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Bella Union)After a long spell of indulging in 24-hour jams and Stone Roses covers, Wayne Coyne’s band marshal their psychedelic powers for lush, honed songsBefore we turn to the Flaming Lips’ 15th studio album, it’s worth considering the extremely ...
2019-07-18 19:34

Party for the Purple One: Jay-Z and Tidal to Host Release Celebrations for Prince’s Originals Album Prince not only colored the world with his own music, he also contributed to the music of other iconic artists. And, as we all know, that color was purple....
2019-05-29 22:00

Taylor Swift Has the ''Biggest Smile'' After Demi Lovato Praises Her Lover Album There's no bad blood here. Demi Lovato is celebrating Labor Day (and the end of summer) on a high note. Taking to Instagram Stories on Monday morning, the 27-year-old shared the......
2019-09-02 22:00

Bruce Springsteen: Western Stars review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Columbia Records)Trailed as a break with tradition, the lush orchestrations and swooning vocals of this finely wrought album, in fact, chime beautifully with Springsteen’s historyThe 19th Bruce Springsteen album has been heralded as a dramatic break...
2019-06-06 14:00

Celebrate the Jonas Brothers' New Album Happiness Begins With This Epic Throwback Video Joe Jonas is taking fans back to the Jonas Brothers' early days. To celebrate the release of the band's new album, Happiness Begins, the 29-year-old singer took to Instagram on......
2019-06-07 17:51

Hear a new Pixies song from their upcoming album about “witches, Daniel Boone, misfits” Pixies dabbled in horror on 2016's Head Carrier, an album featuring multiple songs about a martyred bishop who may or may not have walked for six miles with his decapitated head in his hands. With Beneath The Eyrie, the post-punk outfit’s upcomin...
2019-06-04 13:34

Beatles fans recreate ‘Abbey Road’ album cover on 50th anniversary It was Beatlemania all over again this morning on the streets of London. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ iconic “Abbey Road” album photo shoot, fans took turns walking in unison across the intersection where John, ...
2019-08-09 09:00

Album Review: For Jamila Woods, History Is Today’s Inspiration and Tomorrow’s Blueprint The Chicago singer and poet pays tribute to creative titans and offers lessons on how to triumph over the challenges of everyday life on “Legacy! Legacy!”...
2019-05-21 15:01

Sleater-Kinney: The Centre Won't Hold review | Ben Beaumont-Thomas's album of the week (Mom + Pop)Drummer Janet Weiss has left the band since recording this St Vincent-produced album – but their songwriting suggests they can weather anythingIn WB Yeats’ most famous line, “things fall apart, the centre cannot hold”. Things were pretty b...
2019-08-16 13:00

Crowds gather to mark 50th anniversary of the Beatles' Abbey Road album photo Hundreds of people gathered at the world's most famous zebra crossing on Thursday to mark the 50th anniversary of the day the Beatles created one of the best-known album covers in music history and an image imitated by countless fans ever since....
2019-08-09 02:34

Synth-pop sensation Sigrid talks love for Canada, debut album ‘Sucker Punch’ Sigrid took the time to share some of her funniest stories and discuss her debut album, 'Sucker Punch,' with Global News ahead of a performance in Toronto....
2019-09-29 03:34

Watch: Bruce Springsteen narrates new 'Western Stars' trailer based on latest album The trailer to Bruce Springsteen's movie "Western Stars" collects The Boss's latest hits and his wisdom as he narrates the trailer to the film he co-directed with Thom Zimmy....
2019-08-20 08:00

Kanye West plays new album 'Jesus Is King' for fans in Detroit; will drop Sunday The rapper's Detroit adventure with Kim Kardashian continued Friday as fans at the Fox got the first listen to his upcoming album "Jesus Is King."        ...
2019-09-28 11:34

Beyoncé Calls The Lion King Album a "Love Letter to Africa" In Rare Interview She's the queen of the Beyhive and now the animal kingdom. Or, at least Pride Rock. In an exclusive interview with Good Morning America's Robin Roberts, Beyoncé opened up......
2019-07-16 20:34

Preorder and Save On Tool's First Album In 13 Years, Including a Bonkers Special Edition Package Tool is coming out with its first new album in 13 years this month, and preorders for the Limited Edition are on sale for $38 right now, down from the original $45, and with Amazon’s preorder price guarantee if it gets any lower prior to release....
2019-08-08 20:34

Rapsody's Upcoming Album, Eve, Pays Homage to Black Women; 1st Single 'Ibtihaj' Keeps It All the Way Live Rapsody, the North Carolina lyricist known in hip-hop circles as a rapper’s rapper, has consistently delivered on both her individual releases and features. In 2017, Rapsody (born Marlanna Evans) dropped her critically-acclaimed and Grammy-nominated ...
2019-08-05 22:51

Kanye West's 'Jesus is King' album was a no-show at midnight, and his fans aren't happy Kanye West fans are calling themselves clowns on the Internet for expecting the rapper would release his "Jesus is King" album on Friday as planned.        ...
2019-09-27 20:34

Taylor Swift releases title track 'Lover' from upcoming album and the internet swoons Taylor Swift has released the highly anticipated title track off her upcoming seventh studio album, "Lover," and the internet is in a tizzy trying to decipher her lyrics....
2019-08-17 01:34

Lacuna Coil’s Andrea Ferro talks new album ‘Black Anima’ and longevity of band Global News sat down with Andrea Ferro, frontman of Lacuna Coil, ahead of their Canadian shows before the release of their upcoming album, 'Black Anima.'...
2019-10-01 05:34

Beatles fans mark 50th anniversary of iconic Abbey Road album cover Beatlemania has returned to Abbey Road, 50 years on from the camera clicking on the image that would go on to become one of the most famous album covers ever created....
2019-08-09 09:34

Inside the Birth of Jennifer Lopez, the Pop Star, 20 Years After Her Debut Album Proved Everyone Wrong It may seem hard to believe now, but 20 years ago, the idea of Jennifer Lopez, the recording artist, was something of a gamble. Back in 1999, the In Living Color Fly Girl-turned movie......
2019-06-02 18:51

How Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’ image went from underground album cover to a piece of cultural ubiquity Peter Saville was 22 years old when he designed the iconic cover, based on a diagram one of the band’s members discovered in a scientific encyclopedia....
2019-06-14 17:51

Kenya Barris developing animated Netflix show based on upcoming Kid Cudi album Netflix is really getting into visual things based on audible things, huh? We just had Paul Thomas Anderson and Thom Yorke’s ANIMA, and yesterday we reported that Sturgill Simpson and some of the people behind Batman Ninja are making an anime movie f...
2019-07-23 04:17

Janet Jackson's classic albums reissued review | Alexis Petridis's album of the month From 1986 to 1997, the youngest Jackson eclipsed her brother with albums produced by Jam and Lewis that still sound empowered, sexy and whip-smartLife as a Jackson never looked fun, but things seemed particularly tricky in the mid-80s. The siblings c...
2019-07-31 21:51

Chance The Rapper adds all his mixtapes to streaming platforms ahead of his first actual album release It’s somewhat shocking to think about the fact that Chance The Rapper—KitKat spokesperson, Grammy winner, and education reform maverick—has never released an actual album. Rather, the Chicago native’s (well-earned) reputation as a musician rests on a...
2019-06-29 02:34

How U.S. Banks Took Over the World A decade after fueling a crisis that nearly brought down the global financial system, America’s banks are ruling it, earning the majority of global investment-banking fees, merger fees and stock commissions last year....
2019-09-04 22:34

Kim Kardashian revealed the release date for husband Kanye West’s latest album on Instagram after it was delayed Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images and Kim Kardashian/Instagram Kanye West's highly-anticipated ninth album — "Jesus is King" — was set for release on Friday, but delays have left fans wondering when they'll get new music from Yeezy. Frida...
2019-09-28 18:34

Kanye West holds Wyoming Sunday Service ahead of ‘Jesus Is King’ album dropping Kanye West's latest Sunday Service was held just miles away from his newly acquired $14 million estate on Monster Lake Ranch in Cody, Wyo., just days before the rapper's new album, "Jesus Is King," drops Friday....
2019-09-23 21:00

It’s Official: Kendrick Lamar’s good kid, m.A.A.d city Is the Longest-Running Hip-Hop Studio Album in Billboard 200 History Kendrick Lamar has made hip-hop history. His 2012 studio album, good kid, m.A.A.d city, has appeared on the Billboard 200 chart for the most weeks of any hip-hop studio album ever, pushing Eminem out of that No. 1 spot....
2019-09-17 14:00

Fans voice disappointment after Kanye West misses another 'Jesus is King' album release date Kanye West originally announced "Jesus is King" would drop Friday. Then he rescheduled for Sunday. The album still isn't here, and fans aren't happy.        ...
2019-09-30 16:00

Taylor Swift's Lover Album Lyrics Decoded: Paper Rings, Church Bells and a London Boy Attention, Swifties! Taylor Swift just dropped her highly-anticipated new album, Lover. The Grammy winner's seventh studio album, released at midnight, is comprised of 18 songs,......
2019-08-23 06:34

Crowds gather to mark 50th anniversary of the Beatles' Abbey Road album cover photo Hundreds of people gathered at the world's most famous zebra crossing on Thursday to mark the 50th anniversary of the day the Beatles were photographed on it, creating one of the best-known album covers in music history and an image imitated by count...
2019-08-08 14:34

Mabel: High Expectations review – confident pop lacks personality | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Polydor)On her undeniably hit-making debut, the daughter of Neneh Cherry sings ‘I’m not a people pleaser’ over backings intent on pleasing as many as possibleThe title of Mabel McVey’s debut album seems less like an expression of thrusting youthful ...
2019-08-01 17:51

Abbey Road endures more traffic mayhem as Beatles fans mark last album's 50th anniversary Mark Kramer is a huge Beatles fan. Just hours after stepping off his overnight flight from Florida to London, he is not bleary-eyed but brimming with energy as he savors his time at the world's best-known pedestrian crossing....
2019-09-26 19:34

Kanye West's 'Jesus is King' documentary release date announced, album expected Sunday Kanye West's Detroit adventure with Kim Kardashian continued Friday as fans at the Fox got the first listen to his upcoming album "Jesus Is King."        ...
2019-09-30 09:00

Big U.S. Banks Crowd Into Aramco IPO Global investment bankers launched the underwriting process for the initial public offering of Saudi oil giant Aramco, a sign financiers who shunned the kingdom after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi are turning the page....
2019-09-12 14:00

The squeeze is on and banks will be feelin’ it We already know that savers have been hurt for a decade by extra-low interest rates. But now banks are also feeling pain. As you probably heard, the Federal Reserve’s policy-making committee is meeting Tuesday and Wednesday this week. And on that las...
2019-09-17 13:34

Brazilian banks carry on regardless The rapid fall in interest rates in Brazil, from a peak of 14.25% in 2016 to 6.5% in February 2018, created expectations among analysts that the biggest banks’ famously high net interest margin was finally about to be eroded....
2019-07-31 21:17

Paul Thomas Anderson made a short film to accompany Thom Yorke's new solo album, ANIMA Paul Thomas Anderson, Radiohead’s most talented friend in Hollywood, is again collaborating with Thom Yorke. Today, Yorke announced a new studio album, ANIMA, that drops next week with an accompanying “one-reeler” directed by the Phantom Thread filmm...
2019-06-20 17:17

Sturgill Simpson trades country croon for rip-roaring rock on ‘Sound & Fury’ album, Netflix film Once a country music critical favorite, Sturgill Simpson turns to rock 'n' roll on his latest release, 'Sound & Fury.'        ...
2019-09-27 20:34

The best USB power banks for phones and tablets By Sarah Witman This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to USB power banks for p...
2019-06-07 19:51

Brazil's XP Investimentos hires banks for U.S. IPO Brazilian financial services firm XP Investimentos has hired investment banking units of JPMorgan Chase & Co, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley to manage an initial public offering in the United States, two sources with knowledge of the matter said....
2019-09-13 03:00

Jonathan Banks will be in the Breaking Bad movie… somehow Last night, Netflix interrupted the Emmys with another teaser for El Camino, the Breaking Bad movie, revealing a nervous-looking Jesse Pinkman listening to the radio in the immediate aftermath of the violent events of the series finale. We already kn...
2019-09-24 05:00

Here are the 12 banks who advised on the most M&A activity in the 3rd quarter Lucky-photographer/Shutterstock There have been several mergers and acquisitions in 2019 that are set to reshape the dynamic of industries such as defense, pharmaceuticals, and energy. Mergermarket — an editorial and analytics firm that track...
2019-10-04 23:00

Banks can help to alleviate the refugee crisis Humanitarian crises are emerging market issues and local banks are the best way to distribute aid. Banks should make it easier and cheaper to get funds to them....
2019-05-21 17:34

Swiss gov't OKs regulatory approach for big banks The Swiss government does not see any need for fundamental changes in the way big banks including UBS Group and Credit Suisse are regulated, it said on Wednesday after a review it does every two years....
2019-07-03 11:51

Why the News About Europe’s Banks Is Never, Ever Good Europe has too many banks making too little money. The continent’s big lenders appear to lurch from crisis to crisis, burning through chief executives and seemingly endless resets of strategy. The flailing is particularly dramatic when compared with ...
2019-07-08 09:17

Europe's Banks Warn About Prospects Banks in Germany, Italy and Holland, warned that making money and improving operations are becoming more challenging as already-low interest rates look set to tick lower....
2019-08-08 08:00

Brian Banks knows that it’s an inspirational drama but isn’t quite sure why “Freedom doesn’t just start on the football field,” intones Brian Banks (Aldis Hodge) at the outset of his semi-inspirational, semi-harrowing true story, correcting naïve audience members who had, until that moment, assumed that the American footbal...
2019-08-06 22:00

What a ‘Direct Listing’ Is, and Why Banks Are Nervous Hot technology startups have traditionally raised the cash they needed to break into the big time through initial public offerings. IPOs became synonymous with instant wealth for company founders and those lucky enough to buy those shiny new shares. ...
2019-06-20 06:00

Veteran NFL writer Don Banks dies at 57 Veteran NFL writer Don Banks died in his sleep the day after attending the 2019 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony in Canton, Ohio. He was 57....
2019-08-06 15:00

U.S. Fed's Daly says banks need to do right by customers, communities Banks need to change their internal cultures if they are to combat competition from technology companies for customers soured on traditional financial institutions after the 2007-09 financial crisis, San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President Mary ...
2019-06-03 07:51

The banks are back with another big credit bubble Financial regulators need to rein in the growth of high-risk, high-yield lending to business. If they wait to act until they can say with certainty that a credit bubble is about to burst, they’ve waited too long....
2019-06-01 09:34

Is it time for Asian banks to go global? As Asia’s share of world GDP and global capital increases, the trend among Asia-based banks is for regional rather than global expansion. The region’s leading chief executives explain their approach to growth....
2019-05-21 15:00

Japanese Banks Are Circling the Drain Banking in a country where almost nobody defaults sounds easy. For Japan’s lenders, it is anything but. After almost three decades of near-zero, zero, and now negative interest rate policies, Tokyo has pushed its banking system to its limit....
2019-08-07 02:00

Banks Get Some Relief in Volcker-Rule Changes Banks are on the verge of getting some relief from Volcker-rule limits on speculative trading, one of the industry’s priorities in amending the regulations put in place after the financial crisis....
2019-08-21 09:00

International investment banks: It’s all about China International IBs pride themselves on the diversity of their business in Asia Pacific, but a bank without a decent China business in this region is nowhere. It is the engine of both regional and global growth....
2019-05-21 16:34

Banks Get the Late-Cycle Blues Quarterly results from a trio of big U.S. lenders showed slowing loan growth and declining net interest margins. Goldman Sachs looks less impacted than peers thanks to a diversification drive but, if the economic cycle does turn, none look attractive...
2019-07-16 19:00

Sasha Banks ‘re-evaluated’ her life during WWE absence Sasha Banks has lifted the lid on her recent WWE hiatus and revealed she just needed to “step back and re-evaluate” her life. “The Boss” had vanished from WWE shows since she and Bayley lost the Women’s Tag-Team Titles at WrestleMania back in April u...
2019-09-14 06:34

'On Tap' Licensing For Small Finance Banks Under Study, Says RBI The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday said it was considering 'on-tap' licensing facility for small finance banks and proposed to issue the draft guidelines by the end of August....
2019-06-06 22:17

Koepka banks on caddie's local knowledge American Brooks Koepka believes he has a "big advantage" in this week's British Open in the form of his local-born caddie who grew up playing on Royal Portrush....
2019-07-16 21:51

Robber has hit 12 banks, making off with $11K over month: cops A brazen thief has been connected to a dozen broad daylight bank robberies in Manhattan, where he made off with a total of $11,000, cops said Thursday. The thief, who cops have identified as Joseph Rivera, has the same M.O. in all the robberies over ...
2019-10-04 11:00

European banks are ahead of the millennial zeitgeist Europe’s banking sector’s investment in fintech and ESG merits more confidence than their exposure to negative European Central Bank rates might suggest. On these counts, the US banks may be lagging....
2019-09-16 13:34

12 State-Run Banks Instead Of 27 In Government's Mega Mergers State-run banks will be merged to form a dozen strong lenders, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced on Friday. The Punjab National Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce and United Bank will merge......
2019-08-31 10:34

Banks Can Now Use Aadhaar For Identity Verification With Consent The RBI specifies Know Your Customer (KYC) norms to be followed by banks and other entities regulated by it for various customer services, including opening of bank accounts...
2019-05-29 23:00

Warren Buffett Is a Huge Backer of U.S. Banks Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway holds nearly $100 billion in financial-services stocks, underscoring the size of the billionaire investor’s ongoing bet on the future of the U.S. economy....
2019-08-14 13:51

Fed Wants to Teach Banks Through Stress Tests, Not Fail Them A top Federal Reserve official said his agency’s tests of whether big banks can withstand a future economic shock need to be more predictable and easier for firms to pass....
2019-07-10 01:00

'More transparency' needed on who banks are financing, says investor Eric Borremans of Pictet Asset Management discusses the investment strategy that takes into account environmental, social and corporate governance factors....
2019-07-05 07:51

New North Korea sanctions would tell Chinese banks: It's us or them A new round of sanctions targeting North Korea would force Chinese banks to choose between doing business with the United States and doing business with North Korea....
2019-06-28 02:51

African Americans underserved by U.S. banks: study Many African Americans have difficulty accumulating savings in part because they lack access to mainstream financial services like banking, a new study on the contributing factors to the U.S. racial wealth gap by McKinsey & Co found on Tuesday....
2019-08-13 06:51

SBI Says Monitoring Exposure To Shadow Banks "Very Closely" A series of defaults at lender Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Service Ltd last year raised concerns about the country's shadow banking industry...
2019-06-06 22:17

Warren’s plans for Big Tech and Big Banks are big trouble Last week, Elizabeth Warren made it clear she wants to reign in the banks and Wall Street, and break up Big Tech. What dumb ideas. Perhaps the lawyer-turned-overpaid-professor-turned-senator does not understand that America leads the world in banking...
2019-09-15 18:00

What’s Suspicious? Here’s How Banks Apply the Smell Test The phrase “if you see something, say something” isn’t just about packages left on the subway. Banks around the world have a similar duty. The first line of defense against money laundering and other financial crimes often boils down to the thousands...
2019-05-24 03:00

Banks Flood the Fed With Demand for Two-Week Loans Banks on Tuesday flooded the Federal Reserve Bank of New York with demand for new two-week loans—more than twice what the central bank was offering—in a sign banks could need more cash than Fed officials anticipated....
2019-09-24 21:00

Mexico: Banks free Pemex from bondage HSBC, JPMorgan and Mizuho lend Mexico’s oil company $8 billion after investors show no interest in non-deal roadshow – and that’s the least of the firm’s problems....
2019-05-23 20:00

Banks Want Reassurance on Payday-Type Loans Some lenders want to get back into the business of offering short-term, small-dollar loans to cash-strapped customers but are wary of running afoul of regulators....
2019-09-07 13:34

Don't have a down payment for a house? Banks might have a deal for you About 69% of prospective home buyers say the big barrier to buying is saving enough for a down payment and costs, says a new Bank of America survey.       ...
2019-09-06 16:34

Climate protesters arrested outside Swiss banks Environmental activists, seeking to pressure Swiss banks into halting the financing of fossil fuels, blocked entrances to Credit Suisse in Zurich and UBS in Basel on Monday before police intervened and arrested some protesters....
2019-07-08 15:34

For world's central banks, a call to hang together Over the decades since World War Two the growth rates, inflation rates, interest rates and business cycles of the world's major economies grew closer together....
2019-08-23 21:00

'UFO' spotted off NC's Outer Banks, video goes viral A video showing a series of unidentified flying objects over North Carolina's Outer Banks has gone viral on YouTube, racking up more than 370,000 views....
2019-10-09 15:34

Fed Gives Large Banks a Break on Postcrisis Rules The Federal Reserve approved some of the most significant rollbacks of bank rules since Trump took office, setting up a new way of deciding which large banks are hit with its toughest regulations....
2019-10-11 17:00

German banks already trying to sublease One Vanderbilt space German banks that leased the full 26th floor at One Vanderbilt are now trying to sublease the space before they even move in. Back in 2017, DZ Bank and its affiliate, DVB Bank, the No. 2 bank in Germany, signed leases for the tower’s entire 26th floo...
2019-10-09 11:00

Preserve your ammunition, BIS urges top central banks Bank for International Settlements (BIS) chief Agustin Carstens has urged top central banks to preserve their ammunition for more serious economic downturns rather than deplete it chasing higher growth....
2019-06-30 14:17

Facebook Says Central Banks Have Nothing to Fear From Libra Facebook is once again defending Libra -- this time against fears that the envisioned cryptocurrency could replace sovereign currencies from the US dollar to the Euro and threaten central banks'......
2019-09-18 23:00

Banks Confront Fed on Faster Financial Payments Big banks are fighting a likely U.S. government effort to speed up how money moves through its payments system, arguing this could derail their private network....
2019-08-04 15:17

The German Tax-Dodge Probe That’s Roiling Banks The investment seemed virtually risk-free, guaranteeing hefty returns after only a short season of trading. By exploiting how Germany once taxed dividend payments, dozens of bankers, brokers and lawyers helped investors snatch billions of euros from ...
2019-06-28 20:34

How multilateral development banks moved to Asia The alphabet soup of multilaterals in the region has become hard to understand during the past decade, so Euromoney tries to read between the acronyms to assess what impact they will make....
2019-05-21 16:34

Banks Stay Gloomy on Oil, Shrugging Off Attacks Strikes on Saudi oil facilities that knocked out 5% of global supply earlier this month have done little to shift sentiment among investment banks about the prospects for oil markets....
2019-09-27 19:00

As Banks Report Earnings, Fed Looks to Take Away the Punch Bowl Big banks start reporting earnings Monday, and investors will be watching for signs of how much the Fed’s change in policy could hurt their business....
2019-07-14 18:51

The Fed’s plan to speed up payments despite banks’ resistance Most countries today settle and clear retail bank transfers within minutes if not seconds. In the US it takes days -- and the banks want it that way.Read More...
2019-08-13 02:51

Fed Votes to Lighten Regulations for All but the Largest Banks Banks including Capital One, U.S. Bancorp, Barclays and Credit Suisse can file ‘living wills,’ which describe how they would wind down in a failure, less often....
2019-10-11 08:00

In a fracturing world, central banks still stuck together The last time major central banks shifted gears together, it was a cooperative move to keep the financial crisis of a decade ago from becoming a full-bore, worldwide depression....
2019-09-11 10:34

RBI To Enhance Monitoring Of Shadow Banks: Shaktikanta Das The comment comes at a time when there are fears that India may be facing a major crisis in its shadow banking sector after shares of mortgage lender Dewan Housing Finance Corp Ltd (DHFL) plunged this......
2019-06-09 12:34

Banks rallied on a Fed cut, and that's a 'very positive' sign, Jim Cramer says Investors bought bank stocks because there's a chance the Federal Reserve's interest rate cut may "put an end to this artificially inverted yield curve," Jim Cramer says....
2019-09-19 01:00

Foreign-Owned Banks’ Results Could Sweeten Further Under Tax Law Large U.S. financial institutions reaped a windfall from the 2017 Trump tax cuts. Now foreign banks are pushing for favorable treatment from Treasury....
2019-07-19 11:17

Hyundai Card asks banks to pitch for IPO roles Hyundai Card, the credit card unit of Hyundai Motor Group, said on Tuesday it has asked banks to submit proposals this month for roles in a possible initial public offering....
2019-10-08 10:00

Fed Injects More Into Money Markets After Banks Bid Heavily for Funds The Federal Reserve Bank of New York saw huge demand from banks as they rushed to bid on the $75 billion on offer in a second day of intervention to ease a crunch in overnight funding markets....
2019-09-19 19:00

Germany planning to set 0.25% countercyclical capital buffer for banks Germany's Financial Stability Board suggested the introduction of a countercyclical capital buffer of 0.25% for banks to ensure lending should there be a sustained downturn in Europe's largest economy, the Finance Ministry said on Monday....
2019-05-27 18:01

Central banks will want oversight of Facebook's Libra - BoE's Carney Major central banks and regulators will want oversight of Facebook's proposed new currency and payment system, Libra, to ensure it is safe and does not allow money laundering or finance terrorism, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said....
2019-06-21 11:34

Banks Set To Remain Closed For 4 Days This Week: 10 Things To Know Four unions of public sector bank (PSB) officers are set to go on 2-day strike on September 26-27, opposing the consolidation of 10 state-run lenders into four. As a result, several banks will be shut......
2019-09-23 20:34

California Senate OKs Special Banks for Marijuana Retailers SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Senate has voted to allow special banks to handle money from legal marijuana retailers. Recreational marijuana use has been legal in California since January 2018 but is still illegal under federal law. That mean...
2019-05-22 00:51

BOE's Carney: Central Banks Have Weapons to Fight Next Downturn The possibility of a slowdown “has gone up” around the world but the world’s major central banks still have the capability of responding, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said....
2019-09-10 19:00

These are the top 15 US banks ranked by the mobile banking features consumers value most This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. This report is exclusively available to enterprise subscribers. To learn more about getting access to this report, email Senior Ac...
2019-08-14 05:17

Conservation finance: Can banks embrace natural capital? Climate is no longer the only risk in town: thanks to a loud call from the scientific community, nature has finally been given a seat at the table with finance ministers, regulators and central bank governors....
2019-10-09 02:34

BoE: UK banks can withstand Brexit and trade war double-whammy Britain's financial system is strong enough to cope with the shock of a trade war-driven global slowdown even if it coincides with a "disorderly" Brexit, the Bank of England has said....
2019-07-11 12:51

"Ask Your Banks...": Vijay Mallya On Being Trolled Over Chris Gayle Pic Businessman Vijay Mallya, who is facing extradition to India over charges of fraud and money laundering amounting to Rs. 9,000 crore, was subjected to heavy trolling on Saturday after West Indies......
2019-07-14 05:51

Why Polish Banks Face a Reckoning Over Franc Loans It was too good a deal to pass up. Starting more than a decade ago, Poles got the chance to take out mortgages denominated in Swiss francs with interest rates less than half the prevailing level for loans in Polish zloty. More than a million people j...
2019-09-03 23:00

Banks To Hold Loan Melas From Tomorrow: 10 Things To Know Banks will organise the first phase of "loan melas" in 250 districts starting from Thursday. An outreach programme initiated by government banks, the "loan melas" are aimed at meeting the demand of......
2019-10-02 17:34

Top Australian banks join IBM, Scentre in blockchain project Australia's top three banks said on Thursday they have agreed to partner with IBM and shopping mall owner Scentre Group to test blockchain technology to digitise bank guarantees....
2019-07-04 04:51

Political war: General Johnson banks on the element of surprise Military strategists from the ancient Chinese war leader Sun Tzu to the French general Napoleon Bonaparte have trumpeted the element of surprise in any conflict....
2019-08-29 02:34

Charges Levied By Top Banks In Case Of A 'Cheque Bounce' Cheque bounce is a 'dishonour of cheque' that happens when the account holder has non-sufficient funds (NSF) in the bank account or if the signatures on the cheque do not match with the original......
2019-06-01 12:51

Dollars in the detail; banks pan for gold in 'data lakes' From sending special offers on restaurants to burger-loving current account holders to selling anonymised credit card records, banks are racing to monetize the huge troves of data they hold....
2019-06-21 08:17

Dollars in the detail: banks pan for gold in 'data lakes' From sending special offers on restaurants to burger-loving current account holders to selling anonymized credit card records, banks are racing to monetize the huge troves of data they hold....
2019-06-21 12:51

Student housing giant IQSA banks on £3.5bn deal The owners of one of Britain's biggest student housing providers have appointed advisers to oversee a sale or stock market listing of its £3.5bn property portfolio....
2019-09-25 20:34

Manchester Extinction Rebellion activists glue themselves to banks Barclays and HSBC targeted on final day of protests against fossil fuel investmentsEnvironmental protesters have glued themselves to banks in Manchester to protest against fossil fuel investments on the final day of Extinction Rebellion’s action in t...
2019-09-03 00:00

Big Banks Ace First Round of Federal Reserve's 'Stress Tests' The biggest banks in the U.S. have enough reserves to continue lending in a severe economic downturn, the Federal Reserve said in its annual review of large financial firms....
2019-06-22 00:51

San Francisco Fed Wants to Reward Banks for Climate-Change Loans The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco says banks can get extra credit for making loans that help communities adapt to climate change and prepare for future natural disasters....
2019-06-17 21:00

No Space To Keep Coins, Banks Tell Shirdi Sai Baba Temple The counting of cash collected in donation boxes of the famous Sai Baba temple in Shirdi was on Friday cancelled as bank officials did not turn up citing lack of space to keep coins, Shri Saibaba......
2019-06-14 18:17

In A Fracturing World, Central Banks Stuck Together In Zero-Sum Battle The last time major central banks shifted gears together, it was a cooperative move to keep the financial crisis of a decade ago from becoming a full-bore, worldwide depression....
2019-09-11 14:00

How Politics Constrain Federal Reserve and Other Central Banks Top economists will meet in Jackson, Wyo., this week for a meeting sponsored by the Kansas City Fed. But politicians gathering in France hold the real keys to the economic future....
2019-08-23 02:34

Banks facing 'enormous' challenges, says Commerzbank boss The challenges facing banks are "enormous", Commerzbank Chief Executive Martin Zielke said on Friday, after the German lender said it no longer expected a rise in underlying revenues this year....
2019-09-27 13:00

Google Pay inches closer to US ubiquity with support for 32 new banks Formed in 2018 by combining Google Wallet and the 2015-released Android Pay platform, Google Pay is probably not as widely used in the US as arch-rival Apple Pay, but it's certainly supported on a similarly large scale. The official list of participa...
2019-05-22 11:51

World's central banks to tackle technology with BIS innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements....
2019-06-30 14:51

Dramatic rise in Germans relying on food banks The number of people visiting food banks in Germany has increased by 10%. The non-profit Tafel organization is taking Germany to task for neglecting its most vulnerable and wasting massive amounts of food....
2019-09-18 17:00

Banks Warm to Mortgage Bonds That Burned Them in 2008 Lenders all but gave up on packaging mortgages into securities and selling them after the financial crisis. But now banks like Citigroup, Goldman Sachs and Wells Fargo are getting back in....
2019-09-16 13:00

RBI Closely Monitoring 50 Shadow Banks For Signs Of Contagion In its latest Financial Stability Report, the Reserve Bank of India warned that any failure among the largest of the non-bank finance companies or housing finance firms could cause losses comparable......
2019-07-22 07:17

Hong Kong banks take out newspaper ads to call for order Major Hong Kong banks including HSBC and Standard Chartered have published newspaper ads calling for the preservation of law and order and condemning violence, as pro-democracy protests showed no signs of stopping....
2019-08-22 14:00

U.S. banks limp away from hopes of interest margin expansion Big U.S. banks are under pressure again, as policymakers around the globe have dashed any hopes that the industry might finally be able to earn more money on loans, after more than a decade of rock-bottom interest rates....
2019-08-07 21:34

World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements....
2019-06-30 13:17

Want To Open A Zero Balance Savings Account? Here's What Top Banks Offer Major commercial banks such as public sector lender State Bank of India (SBI) and its private sector peer HDFC Bank offer zero balance accounts such as BSBD accounts....
2019-08-12 00:00

Sperm banks: is there a dark side to their rising popularity? A growing number of women in the capital are turning to sperm banks to fulfil their dream of having a baby. But with a burgeoning black market, is there a darker side to sperm donation? Sophia Money-Coutts investigates...
2019-09-02 16:00

Central banks to question Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is about to undergo further scrutiny of its Libra cryptocurrency, and it may have to answer some difficult questions. Officials speaking to the Financial Times said that Libra representatives are meeting with officials from 26 central banks...
2019-09-16 09:34

'Goliath Is Winning': The Biggest U.S. Banks Are Set to Automate Away 200,000 Jobs Over the next decade, U.S. banks, which are investing $150 billion in technology annually, will use automation to eliminate 200,000 jobs, thus facilitating “the greatest transfer from labor to capital” in the industry’s history. The call is coming fr...
2019-10-03 20:34

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursday to pressure for the freeing of political prisoners....
2019-05-23 04:00

The best power banks of 2019: portable chargers to keep your gadgets going Power banks are one of the ultimate accessories for the modern gadget lover to have stowed away at the bottom of their bag. Whether it's to recharge your phone, laptop, Nintendo Switch or any other piece of tech you take around with you, a ...
2019-06-20 17:51

Dorian: Help arrives for stranded Outer Banks residents Hurricane Dorian has slammed North Carolina, leaving tens of thousands without electricity as help arrives for about 800 stranded in the Outer Banks....
2019-09-08 01:00

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Ugandan oil, saying the project would damage local livelihoods, water resources and wildlife....
2019-06-07 14:51

Banks pass the pain of negative rates to their depositors Any market sell-off in advance of coming recession will raise the cost for banks of holding their customers’ cash and make them look again at open banking....
2019-08-27 19:34

Fed says largest banks would survive crisis, in latest tests NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve is saying that 18 of the nation’s largest and most complex banks passed its stress tests and are strong enough to withstand a severe economic downturn. The banks have benefited from an improving economy and h...
2019-06-22 01:00

Moody's downgrades outlook for global investment banks Ratings firm Moody's downgraded its outlook for global investment banks (GIB) Tuesday from "positive" to "stable" citing the slowdown in growth, and lower or negative interest rates....
2019-08-27 17:00

Big Banks' Trading Desks Suffer Despite Market Rally Three big U.S. banks say their trading revenue was on track to fall roughly 5% in the second quarter from a year earlier despite a rebound in stocks in 2019....
2019-06-29 01:51

Here's A Comparison Of Monthly Average Balance Requirements In Top Banks Banks such as State Bank of India (SBI), HDFC and ICICI Bank charge a penalty from the customers failing to maintain the required monthly average balance in their savings accounts....
2019-08-14 12:17

U.S. banks play cat-and-mouse game with Fed on capital returns An annual stress test of banks introduced by U.S. regulators after the 2007-09 financial crisis to prevent taxpayer bailouts has become a fight over how quickly lenders can return capital to shareholders....
2019-06-28 21:17

Banks scramble to re-pitch for Aramco IPO roles: sources Investment banks are scrambling to re-pitch to advise Saudi Aramco on a possible initial public offering, sources familiar with the matter said, with Saudi Arabia's energy minister confirming plans for the listing to proceed in 2020 or 2021....
2019-07-02 18:00

Irish Banks Battered as Disorderly Brexit Looms Some of the stocks worst hit by Brexit uncertainty aren’t in the U.K.: They are Irish banks. The Republic of Ireland’s two largest lenders are among the worst-performing European banks this year....
2019-09-10 04:00

Lily Cole calls on UK banks to take climate crisis more seriously Actor/model latest high-profile name to emerge as a customer of ethical bank TriodosLily Cole has backed calls for UK banks to “radically transform” and take the climate emergency much more seriously.The actor, model and activist is the latest high-p...
2019-09-28 08:34

They Rode Out Dorian in the Outer Banks. Now Comes the Hard Part. After Ocracoke Island, N.C., was evacuated, residents who stayed behind saw their village inundated by a storm surge. In its wake, they are taking stock of flooded homes, wrecked businesses and upended lives....
2019-09-09 03:00

Banks shuttered as Sudan opposition stages second day of strikes Banks in the Sudanese capital Khartoum came to a virtual standstill on Wednesday as protest and opposition groups organized a second day of strikes to pressure military rulers to cede power to civilians....
2019-05-29 17:17

EU banks worry about dividends as capital demands jump Major European Union banks face a collective shortfall of 135 billion euros ($153 billion) to meet global capital requirements by 2027, meaning they may need use profits to raise their capital by at least 24.4%, the European Banking Authority said....
2019-07-03 09:00

RBI Asks Banks To Link Some Loans To External Benchmark The RBI said lenders would now have to link all new floating rate personal or retail loans and floating rate loans to MSMEs to an external benchmark....
2019-09-04 20:00

"Know Your Customer" Norms: Banks Allowed To Use Aadhaar For Verification Banks can now accept the proof of owning an Aadhaar for Know Your Customer (KYC) verification under certain conditions. According to a statement by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the Aadhaar number......
2019-05-30 12:34

Swiss banks see growth shifting to EU if no treaty is struck Swiss banks will have to shift more operations to the European Union if Switzerland fails to secure a treaty with the trading bloc, Geneva private bankers said on Tuesday....
2019-10-09 11:00

Hemp CFO's Quest: Educate Banks, Auditors on the Benefits of CBD John Philpott’s new job is much like that of any other finance chief guiding a growing company to a public-market debut. But something makes the process at Vertical Wellness a little more challenging: The fact that cannabidiol, or CBD, is the company...
2019-09-22 17:34

Shares in big banks climb as Fed approves capital plans Shares in the S&P 500 bank index rose about 2% on Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve approved the capital plans of the biggest U.S. banks, giving them a clean bill of health....
2019-06-28 23:34

Macaskill on markets: Investment banks and the sharing economy Bankers in Europe have discussed pooling resources across different institutions for some years, as the threat from bigger US rivals has become painfully obvious....
2019-09-13 19:34

Emerging Market Central Banks Keep Cutting Rates Then, interest rate hikes by emerging market central banks outstripped or matched cuts for nine straight months as they battled the fallout from a strong dollar, rising inflation and softer......
2019-07-02 15:34

Electric bus maker Proterra hires banks for IPO -sources Proterra Inc, the U.S. electric bus manufacturer whose investors include car makers Daimler AG and BMW AG, has hired investment banks to prepare for an initial public offering (IPO), according to people familiar with the matter....
2019-07-03 16:00

UK's interfaith food banks are filling welfare gaps As poverty levels in the UK increase many of those affected are turning to food banks run by churches and mosques to get by. Damaging welfare cuts by the government are exacerbating an already dire situation....
2019-06-29 13:00

Beto O’Rourke Urges Banks to Cut Services for Gun Sales The candidate said he wanted credit card companies and other financial institutions to stop providing services for sales of assault-style weapons, among other measures....
2019-09-12 18:00

Smart & Final changes on US$340m loan could mean losses for banks NEW YORK, June 18 (LPC) - A US$340m term loan backing Apollo Global Management’s purchase of supermarket chain Smart & Final priced on Tuesday morning but not before lead banks added a series of changes to the loan after failing to attract enough inv...
2019-06-18 21:51

Tennessee’s Jeremy Banks during arrest: ‘Where I’m from, we shoot at cops’ Tennessee linebacker Jeremy Banks didn’t hold back after getting arrested last month on an outstanding warrant, telling a woman on a ride-along that residents in his hometown of Memphis “shoot at cops,” video shows. The footage show...
2019-10-03 00:00

Facebook's Libra Could Give Dollar, Banks Some Welcome Competition Facebook’s new digital currency has the potential to become a true alternative to national currencies by creating a de facto central bank, which other fin-tech startups and cryptocurrencies have failed to do....
2019-06-27 21:17

Man sought after allegedly robbing multiple Tucson banks TUCSON – A man is wanted in connection to multiple bank robberies across the Old Pueblo, Tucson Police Department reported Wednesday morning. TPD said the most recent bank robbery occurred on June 28 at the Bank of The West at 3175 N. Swan Rd. ...
2019-07-04 04:00

Expected Volcker Rule Update a Win for Large Banks An update of the Volcker rule expected next week will deliver a victory to large banks that have fought regulators’ efforts to clarify trading definitions, said people familiar with the matter....
2019-08-17 03:00

Why India’s Troubled Shadow Banks Spook the Market India’s $42 billion shadow-banking system has been creaking since one of the country’s biggest infrastructure lenders unexpectedly halted debt repayments in 2018. Investor nerves were rattled again in June when a major mortgage lender delayed bond in...
2019-07-02 13:51

Fintech start-ups are now more ready to work with banks, says ANZ exec Sreeram Iyer, chief operating officer for institutional business at ANZ, said "it was quite hard to find adequately mature fintechs" a few years ago....
2019-06-27 21:00

Markets Right Now: Banks lead early gains for US stocks NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Banks were leading stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street after the Federal Reserve gave many of them permission to raise dividends and buy back more ...
2019-06-28 16:34

Purdue Pharma owners hid millions in Swiss banks: NY AG The family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma used Swiss bank accounts to conceal the transfer of millions of dollars from the company to themselves, New York state’s attorney general contends in court papers filed Friday. New York — askin...
2019-09-14 06:34

Government Should Focus On Agriculture, Shadow Banks, Says SBI Research In its research report, SBI's Economic Research Department said that ideally government should keep the fiscal deficit numbers constant for the next two years...
2019-07-02 15:34

Financial crime: Can Europe’s banks wash themselves clean? European banks are trying to put a devastating series of money-laundering scandals behind them, but the crisis is far from over. The extra costs it implies are hitting them at the worst possible time, while the damage to their reputations will be eve...
2019-09-03 08:34

ATM Charges Levied By Banks For Making Cash Transactions The ATM charges apply depending on the type - whether it belongs to the same bank where the customer's account is located or some other bank - and nature of ATM - whether the ATM is located in a......
2019-08-10 23:34

RBI's Rate Cut To Help If Banks Pass On Benefits To Businesses: India Inc RBI rate cut: This year alone the RBI has cut rates by 1.1 percentage point while banks have passed on an average of only 0.29% to customers, industrialists said....
2019-10-06 04:00

Mexico's Leftist President Emerges as Unlikely Friend to Big Banks Andrés Manuel López Obrador believes a greater reliance on banks will lead to a reduction in Mexicans’ dependence on untraceable cash transactions, while expanded access to the financial system could give poorer Mexicans a boost by bringing more work...
2019-05-21 14:39

Things Can Get Worse for Japan's Struggling Regional Banks Ultralow interest rates are making it a miserable year for Japanese banks, with many stocks hitting historic lows. The bad news is that things can still get worse....
2019-08-19 23:34

Abbey Road 50th anniversary: Hundreds gather to mark half a century since Beatles' iconic album cover shoot Thousands of Beatles fans have taken the lyrics to Why Don't We Do It In The Road literally as they descended on the iconic Abbey Road pedestrian crossing to mark 50 years since The Beatles created their famous album cover....
2019-08-08 23:34

Government Needs To Encourage Banks To Lend To Realty Developers: Experts Experts say growth in the real estate sector seems stagnant and immediate solutions are not expected, however the government is urged to take steps to boost liquidity....
2019-06-19 14:34

Banks Shrug Off Recent Oil-Price Drop to Predict Gains Investment banks in May largely stuck to their forecasts that oil prices will rise in 2019’s final two quarters, predicting that supply risks will make up for sharp selloffs in recent weeks....
2019-06-05 12:17

Sensex, Nifty Snap Six-Day Losing Streak Led By Banks: 10 Things To Know The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 indexes snapped their six-day losing streak paced by gains in banking heavyweights like HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, State Bank of India HDFC and......
2019-10-10 09:00

Europe's banks may be at risk of failing if negative rates continue: EIU Large banking institutions face the risk of failure if interest rates in Europe continue to stay negative, warns the global chief economist of the Economist Intelligence Unit....
2019-09-18 05:00

Banks Hand Over Documents on Russians Possibly Linked to Trump Major Wall Street banks have given congressional committees investigating President Trump thousands of pages of documents related to Russians who may have had dealings with the president, his family or his business, people familiar with the congressi...
2019-08-08 19:34

How banks are helping you budget and track your money to avoid overspending Mom can't always be there to tell you when to stop spending. But Huntington Bank and others are promoting new tracking tools to keep resolutions.        ...
2019-05-21 16:00

Malaysia to require banks to report exposure to climate risks Malaysia's central bank governor said financial institutions will be required to report their exposure to climate risks and the information it gathers could be used to set regulatory standards in Southeast Asia's third biggest economy....
2019-09-26 12:00

U.S. Midwest farm economy hit hard by record floods - Fed banks U.S. farm incomes in the Midwest and Mid-Southern states declined yet again in the second quarter of 2019, as record floods devastated a wide swath of the Farm Belt, according to banker surveys released on Thursday by the Federal Reserve Banks of St...
2019-08-09 01:34

Nordic banks agree to fund common payment service Six of the Nordic region's biggest banks have agreed to invest in pan-Nordic instant payment system P27, aiming to integrate payment services in the region into a single platform to help boost business....
2019-10-10 16:34

New York Fed among six banks voting in July for no change in discount rate Underscoring discord at the U.S. central over interest-rate policy, directors at half of the Federal Reserve's regional Fed banks -- including those at the influential New York Fed -- wanted to keep the emergency lending rate for commercial banks unc...
2019-08-27 20:34

McIlroy banks $15 million with Tour Championship, FedEx Cup wins Victory at the Tour Championship in Atlanta on Sunday will not completely erase the disappointment of a futile season at the majors for Rory McIlroy, but it may be worth far more than the $15 million he received for winning the FedEx Cup....
2019-08-26 19:34

The Fed's fix of the crucial repo lending market for banks will be put to the test on Monday The Federal Reserve has used open market operations to soothe the short-term funding market, and now its temporary fix faces a test as the third quarter ends....
2019-09-27 19:34

Big Banks Are Earning Billions of Dollars. Trump’s Tax Cuts Are a Big Reason. The five largest United States banks reported tax rates of 22 percent or less for the second quarter this year. Lower taxes helped smooth over earnings rough spots....
2019-07-17 21:34

Global Recession Risks Are Up, and Central Banks Aren’t Ready The world’s monetary authorities have limited policy space, and it’s unclear whether their backup plans will suffice to bolster growth and inflation....
2019-07-09 10:17

Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.5 million) for colluding to rig the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
2019-06-06 11:51

Huawei CEO says banks knew about the company's allegedly criminal activities In an interview with CNBC, Huawei's CEO said the banks at the center of the controversy surrounding his company's activities knew what was happening...
2019-06-20 01:00

Bundesbank's Weidmann says 'virtual' coins could undermine banks if used widely Virtual tokens pegged to official currencies, known as stablecoins, could undermine banks if they became widely used, the head of Germany’s central bank said on Friday....
2019-06-21 12:51

Dubai's DP World hires banks for dollar bond issue Port operator DP World has hired banks to arrange a series of investor meetings ahead of a potential issue of 10-year U.S. dollar-denominated sukuk, or Islamic bonds, a document issued by one of the banks leading the deal showed....
2019-07-08 15:00

Big Banks vs. Big Tech: Are internet giants poised to take over the financial system? The IMF report outlines three potential scenarios for the relationship between big tech and commercial banks; coexistence, complimentary and takeover....
2019-07-22 14:34

Saving Deposits Of Banks Rose To Rs 39.72 Lakh Crore In 2018-19: RBI The aggregate saving deposits of public and private sector banks (PSBs) stood at Rs 39.72 lakh crore as on March 31, 2019, according to Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data published in Handbook of......
2019-09-17 14:00

RBI Holds Meeting Over Coin-Storage Crisis Of Banks In Shirdi The Reserve Bank of India has instructed nationalised banks to continue to accept coins deposited by the Saibaba temple at Shirdi in Maharashtra, the temple's managing body said Wednesday....
2019-06-20 04:17

Xiaomi banks on phone data for finance play in India China's Xiaomi is poised to launch a consumer lending business in India in the coming weeks, making an ambitious tilt at the booming financial services market where data privacy concerns and fierce competition present formidable challenges....
2019-08-23 15:34

CEE home team advantage: The rise of the local investment banks Since 2008, rising local players have gained the upper hand over risk-averse global investment banks in emerging Europe as the flow of larger deals has declined, but that could change as regional firms start to flex their muscles on the global stage ...
2019-05-21 16:34

Bangladesh rivers break their banks, forcing 400,000 to flee homes Rain-swollen rivers in Bangladesh broke through at least four embankments, submerging dozens of villages and doubling the number of people fleeing their homes overnight to 400,000 in one of the worst floods in recent years, officials said on Friday....
2019-07-19 16:00

Banks to include CO2 emission measures in shipping loan decisions A group of leading banks will for the first time include efforts to cut carbon dioxide emissions in their decision making when providing shipping company loans, executives said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 02:51

RBI Moves Unlikely To Ease Pain For Struggling Shadow Banks: Experts NBFC's have been battling a credit crunch since IL&FS, or Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services, collapsed in late 2018 amid fraud allegations....
2019-08-07 19:00

Dubai's GEMS to meet banks for $1.65 bln refinancing - LPC news service Dubai-based GEMS Education is meeting banks in London and New York this week to discuss refinancing worth $1.65 billion, according to LPC, a fixed income news service that is part of Refinitiv....
2019-07-14 21:51

Saudi Aramco asks banks to pitch for roles in IPO: sources Saudi Aramco has formally asked major banks to submit proposals for potential roles in its planned initial public offering, two sources said, in what could be the world's biggest IPO....
2019-08-20 00:34

Samsung, telcos, and banks to collaborate on blockchain mobile authentication Samsung Electronics, SK Telecom, KT, LG Uplus, KEB Hana Bank, Woori Bank, and Koscom have formed a consortium to build a new blockchain network as a foundation for a new mobile authentication service....
2019-07-15 05:34

Old Swiss Franc Mortgages Could Come Back to Haunt Polish Banks The European Union’s top court ruled in favor of Polish consumers who took out low-rate mortgages tied to the Swiss franc years ago, only to see the currency and their repayments soar—potentially leaving banks on the hook for billions of dollars....
2019-10-04 08:00

Regulators to Ease Proprietary-Trading Compliance for Biggest Banks Regulators unveiled final changes to Volcker rule restrictions on proprietary-trading by financial firms, removing a provision opposed by the biggest banks and giving some relief to smaller firms....
2019-08-20 17:00

Virtual banks could be bad news for small lenders in Singapore, Moody's says Ratings agency Moody's said in a note that Singapore's decision to issue new digital bank licenses to non-banks will increase competition in the sector....
2019-07-03 09:00

Fixed Deposit Interest Rates: Here's What Post Office And Banks Pay Fixed deposit accounts can be created by visiting a bank branch or even online. These days, most banks offer the facility of opening fixed deposits online....
2019-06-15 17:00

World's largest banks lagging in sustainable finance: report Despite pressure from activists, investors and governments, the majority of world's 50 largest banks have not made sustainable finance commitments to respond to the risks of climate change and continue to finance fossil fuels, according to new findin...
2019-10-03 09:00

Best power banks of 2019 in Australia: the best portable chargers for your gadgets  For any tech lover or frequent traveller, a portable charger is a must-have accessory. There are loads of models available, and the latest all support fast charging. Other more specialised power banks can charge laptops, have USB-C po...
2019-08-01 09:51

Nordic banks join forces to combat money laundering The Nordic region's six major banks announced the creation of a customer checking center on Friday, with the initiative expected to help their efforts to crack down on money launderers and recover from a scandal that has damaged the sector's reputati...
2019-07-05 17:51

UPDATE 1-BoE says British banks ready for no-deal Brexit, trade war British banks hold enough capital to cope with a no-deal Brexit and a global trade war simultaneously, the Bank of England said on Thursday, although a disruptive Brexit would still cause major turbulence for finan...
2019-07-11 15:51

Fed eases post-crisis rules for domestic, foreign banks The U.S. Federal Reserve on Thursday unveiled a final package of rules easing capital and liquidity requirements for domestic U.S. and foreign banks that were originally introduced following the 2007-2009 global financial crisis....
2019-10-11 00:34

Major U.S. banks lower benchmark interest rates following Fed rate cut Major U.S. banks lowered their benchmark rates for a wide range of consumer and commercial loans on Wednesday, following a rate cut from the Federal Reserve....
2019-08-01 02:51

Wall Street banks bailing on troubled U.S. farm sector In the wake of the U.S. housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mortgage sector....
2019-07-11 14:34

Central banks were always political – so their ‘independence’ doesn’t mean much | Larry Elliott The separation of monetary and fiscal policy serves the neoliberal status quo. It won’t survive the next crashIndependent central banks were once all the rage. Taking decisions over interest rates and handing them to technocrats was seen as a sensibl...
2019-09-12 08:34

Tennessee dismisses linebacker Jeremy Banks after his arrest last month Tennessee football coach Jeremy Pruitt announced that linebacker Jeremy Banks is no longer part of the program after LB was arrested last month.       ...
2019-10-05 04:34

Singapore to allow virtual banks as part of move to open up market Singapore's central bank plans to issue up to five digital bank licenses to suitable applicants, in a move that could deliver the biggest shake-up in two decades in a market dominated by local banks....
2019-06-28 18:51

Singapore to allow virtual banks as part of a move to open up the market Singapore plans to issue up to five digital bank licenses to suitable applicants, in a move that could deliver a massive shake-up in a market dominated by local banks....
2019-07-01 07:34

Chemical deals lift European shares, banks weigh European shares rose on Wednesday after three sessions of losses as deal-making activity in the chemical sector helped offset pale earnings from banks in the region, with U.S.-China trade worries lingering....
2019-08-07 10:34

UPDATE 1-World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements....
2019-06-30 14:51

Federal Reserve Gives Large Banks a Break on Postcrisis Rules The Fed approved some of the most significant rollbacks of bank rules since Trump took office, setting up a new way of deciding which large banks are hit with its toughest regulations....
2019-10-11 03:00

Check Out Latest Fixed Deposit (FD) Interest Rates Of Key Banks Leading banks like State Bank of India (SBI), HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, among others offer the facility of opening a fixed deposit. These days FDs can also be created online. The interest rates on FDs......
2019-05-25 17:51

U.S. Midwest farm economy hit hard by record floods: Fed banks U.S. farm incomes in the Midwest and Mid-Southern states declined yet again in the second quarter of 2019, as record floods devastated a wide swath of the Farm Belt, according to banker surveys released on Thursday by the Federal Reserve Banks of St...
2019-08-09 16:00

Banks worth $47 trillion adopt new U.N.-backed climate principles Banks with more than $47 trillion in assets, or a third of the global industry, adopted new U.N.-backed "responsible banking" principles to fight climate change on Sunday that would shift their loan books away from fossil fuels....
2019-09-23 00:00

EU to investigate Nigel Farage over expenses funded by Arron Banks Move follows revelations MEP failed to declare lavish funding from year of Brexit referendum The European parliament is to investigate Nigel Farage for failing to declare lavish expenses funded by Arron Banks.The European parliament president, Antoni...
2019-05-21 18:51

Flooding in Arkansas, Oklahoma pushes river past its banks After days of storms in the midwest, the Arkansas River reached 45.86 feet, just under the 1943 record of 48.3 feet.        ...
2019-05-28 02:34

Cash for trash: Indonesia village banks on waste recycling Indonesia's crackdown on imported foreign waste has upset the village of Bangun, where residents say they earn more money sorting through piles of garbage than growing rice in once-lush paddy fields....
2019-08-17 00:00

New York Subpoenas Banks and Financial Advisers for Sackler Records The state claims that the Purdue Pharma owners transferred billions of dollars from the company and hid them in offshore partnerships and other entities....
2019-08-16 13:00

European banks to push the Stoxx 600 higher over the next six months, BAML says European stocks will push higher over the next six months with banks providing the driving force, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch strategists....
2019-09-12 18:00

REFILE-U.S. banks play cat-and-mouse game with Fed on capital returns An annual stress test of banks introduced by U.S. regulators after the 2007-09 financial crisis to prevent taxpayer bailouts has become a fight over how quickly lenders can return capital to shareholders....
2019-06-29 01:00

Best portable laptop battery chargers and power banks in 2019 On this page you'll find the best portable laptop battery chargers and power banks – and each one we feature here will allow you to quickly and easily charge your laptop while on the go.There's little worse than being away from a plu...
2019-06-28 23:01

With Defaults and Failures at India's Shadow Banks, 'Confidence Is Shaking' A pair of defaults and failures by nonbank lenders in India has cut down on consumer and business credit, weighing on the country’s economic growth and prompting calls for tighter regulation....
2019-07-04 12:17

Exclusive: Banks face new challenges in Italian diamond scandal A long-running criminal probe into diamond sales by Italian banks has uncovered what prosecutors say is further evidence of corruption by officials at UniCredit, Italy’s largest lender, and smaller rival Banco BPM....
2019-06-17 11:17

World's largest banks lagging in sustainable finance - report Despite pressure from activists, investors and governments, the majority of world's 50 largest banks have not made sustainable finance commitments to respond to the risks of climate change and continue to finance fossil fuels, according to new findin...
2019-10-03 06:34

Banks' Credit Must Grow 12% To Meet $5 Trillion Economy Target: SBI PSBs are under pressure to meet the capital adequacy requirements under Basel III and looking at the government support for capital, SBI Deputy MD said....
2019-09-20 21:00

Hurricane Dorian howls over North Carolina Outer Banks Hurricane Dorian howled over North Carolina's Outer Banks on Friday, lashing the low-lying barrier islands as a weakened Category 1 hurricane. (Sept. 6)        ...
2019-09-06 13:34

UPDATE 2-Nigeria orders banks to lend or face sanctions Nigeria's central bank will try to force banks to lend more or face higher cash reserve requirements, part of a series of measures aimed at reviving an economy stuck with low growth....
2019-07-05 18:34

EU gives Nigel Farage 24 hours to explain Arron Banks funds European parliament summons Brexit party leader over failure to declare expensesNigel Farage has been given 24 hours by the European parliament to explain in person his failure to declare lavish expenses funded by Arron Banks, an insurance tycoon und...
2019-06-05 00:17

Dorian grazes Carolina coast, aims for Outer Banks Hurricane Dorian is raking the Carolina coast with howling, window-rattling winds and sideways rain, spinning off tornadoes and knocking out power to more than 200,000 homes and businesses. (Sept. 5)        ...
2019-09-06 07:34

North Korea denies it amassed $2 billion through cyberattacks on banks North Korea denied on Sunday allegations that it had obtained $2 billion through cyberattacks on banks and cryptocurrency exchanges, and accused the United States for spreading rumors....
2019-09-01 14:34

China drafts bar for net capital of banks' wealth management units China released draft rules on net capital management of commercial banks' wealth management units on Friday, a follow-up move to regulate the risk of country's newly structured wealth management......
2019-09-20 18:00

Global stocks, yields steady with focus on Fed, central banks A gauge of global stock markets edged higher on Monday to build on monthly gains and benchmark government bond yields hovered near multi-year lows as investors girded for developments later in the week from central banks in the United States and else...
2019-06-17 19:17

Mexican banks report failures in processing card payments Several of Mexico's largest banks reported on Saturday that they were experiencing problems processing debit and credit card payments while some shops in the capital informed customers that they would only accept cash payments....
2019-08-11 04:34

Budget 2019: Rs 70,000 Crore Earmarked For Public Sector Banks Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced that Rs 70,000 crore would be given to the public sector banks to boost their capital and credit capacity....
2019-07-05 12:34

Development banks' climate funding at all-time high in 2018 Climate projects won record financing from the world's big development banks last year, with funds committed up 60% since the 2015 Paris climate accord to curb global warming emissions, a report published on Thursday said....
2019-06-14 03:51

Social Media Rumours Of Banks Shutting Down False, Clarifies RBI Messages are circulating in various social media platforms that nine banks will be closed down permanently by the RBI and appeals being made to public to withdraw their money from them....
2019-09-25 19:34

Australia and New Zealand’s Central Banks Are Leading What Seems to Be a Race to the Bottom Australia and New Zealand’s central banks are pondering what until recently seemed unthinkable: deploying the types of extreme monetary policies that were spawned globally by the 2008 global financial crisis. Bond-purchase programs and negative inter...
2019-08-22 02:00

Marijuana retailers ask Congress for financial reform, access to banks Owners of cannabis companies told a Senate committee Tuesday that they are forced by federal law to operate as cash-only businesses, making it difficult to pay taxes and creating safety concerns....
2019-07-24 05:51

Central banks in Asia are cutting rates to prop up their economies — but that may not be enough "I think (rate cuts) will help, but whether they're going to be sufficient to counter the negative trade pressures and global growth slowdown and impact is debatable," one strategist told CNBC....
2019-08-22 05:00

Big banks beat profit expectations but warning signs grow Three big U.S. banks reported strong earnings on Tuesday, even as warning signs emerged that the playing field is beginning to tilt against the financial industry....
2019-07-16 18:17

Asia trades lower as markets look to central banks for guidance Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is set to deliver his annual speech on Friday at the Jackson Hole, Wyoming symposium, where he's expected to provide more clarity on the Fed's future intentions....
2019-08-22 05:00

Therapy in the office: banks take mental health fight in-house In 'Billions', a U.S. television show set in the world of hedge funds, traders at the fictional Axe Capital regularly attend sessions with an in-house psychiatrist....
2019-06-03 09:00

UPDATE 3-Mexico teases Pemex plan, banks say unimpressed Mexico on Tuesday unveiled part of its keenly-awaited business plan, meant as a road map to bring the world's most indebted oil company back to financial health, but failed to impress banks who warned it did little to reduce a ratings downgrade risk....
2019-07-16 23:51

Banks to Use Bitcoin-Like Token to Settle Cross-Border Trades A group of financial firms led by UBS plans to start using a bitcoin-like token to settle cross-border trades, one of the biggest developments yet in the effort to make use of nascent blockchain technology....
2019-06-03 11:34

Hootie & the Blowfish set release date for new album 'Imperfect Circle' Mark your calendars: Hootie & the Blowfish shared the release date for their anticipated reunion album, called “Imperfect Circle."        ...
2019-08-09 06:34

Little Big Town to reveal new album 'Nightfall' on historic theater tour The Grammy winners have been in the studio for over a year working on their self-produced ninth studio album.        ...
2019-09-09 23:00

World’s coolest family recreates iconic album covers for family photos Sure, maybe your family tried to get cute with the annual Christmas card picture, putting a Santa hat on the dog or some such whimsy. Sorry, but that doesn’t hold a candle to the Robinson family. Photographer Mike Levad posted on Bored Panda, “Over t...
2019-09-17 09:34

Foo Fighters heading back to the studio to record 10th studio album The Foo Fighters have been on tour for what seems like ever. But after hitting the Reading festival in England last month and then stopping by to headline the Rock In Rio Brasil festival, Consequence Of Sound reports that frontman Dave Grohl announce...
2019-10-02 05:34

Taylor Swift is a kid again on 'Lover,' a big, messy embrace of a new album Taylor Swift's “Lover" is a sprawling 18-track effort that’s less focused and more open-hearted than any album she’s released since “Red."        ...
2019-08-23 13:34

Taylor Swift fans rave over 'Lover' album after her secret listening session Fans of Taylor Swift had a tough time calming down after the pop star let a few lucky fans listen to album "Lover" ahead of its release this month.        ...
2019-08-05 02:51

The Raconteurs return for first album in 11 years, 'Help Us Stranger' The Jack White-led supergroup released a new record Friday, celebrating with a performance on 'Colbert.'        ...
2019-06-21 20:51

Brazil's Banco Pan confirms hiring banks for share offering- filing Brazil's Banco Pan SA confirmed on a securities filing late on Tuesday the bank has hired the investment banking units of Banco BTG Pactual, Caixa Economica Federal, Banco Santander Brasil and Morgan Stanley to manage a potential share offering....
2019-08-14 05:17

Why Kristen Stewart Wanted Elizabeth Banks to Be Her Boss For Charlie's Angels Good morning, Charlie! Kristen Stewart is proud to be one of Elizabeth Banks' angels. At the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation ceremony on Wednesday night, Stewart and......
2019-09-27 06:00

UPDATE 5-Mexico unveils Pemex business plan, but banks underwhelmed Mexico on Tuesday unveiled parts of a keenly awaited business plan meant to bring the world's most indebted oil company back from the abyss, but its vow of $7.2 billion in government support failed to dispel worries of a ratings downgrade....
2019-07-17 07:00

Major banks set new lending standards for shipping industry in order to cut CO2 emissions Eleven banks that lend to shipping lines on Monday said climate impact will be integrated into the criteria that determines how much they can borrow....
2019-06-18 04:00

Banks worth $47 trillion adopt new UN-backed climate, sustainability principles Banks collectively with more than $47 trillion in assets, or a third of the global industry, signed up on Sunday to new United Nations-backed responsible banking principles in a massive boost for climate action and the shift from “brown to green” mod...
2019-09-23 10:34

Banks turn more optimistic on Brexit deal as mood music improves Major investment banks said on Friday they had become more optimistic on the prospects for a Brexit deal, following an upbeat meeting between the British and Irish leaders that buoyed the pound....
2019-10-11 14:34

Chinese Banks Demand $2.1 Billion From Embattled Anil Ambani's Firm Anil Ambani's older sibling and Asia's richest man Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. had earlier offered to purchase RCom's assets in a Rs 17,300-crore deal, which would have helped partly......
2019-06-18 07:00

UPDATE 4-Mexico unveils Pemex business plan, but banks underwhelmed Mexico on Tuesday unveiled parts of a keenly awaited business plan meant to bring the world's most indebted oil company back from the abyss, but its vow of $7.2 billion in government support failed to dispel worries of a ratings downgrade....
2019-07-17 02:34

Finance Minister To Review State-Run Banks' Merger Preparedness: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will meet the heads of PSU banks on Thursday to discuss merger-related issues and review their preparedness to execute the process...
2019-09-18 20:00

Progyny, which manages fertility benefits for large employers, has hired banks for an IPO The New York-based company, which started in its current form in 2015, is one of a series of health-technology start-ups that sells health and technology services to large employers....
2019-09-27 07:00

Save a bundle on these charging cables, power banks and smartphone accessories Why does it seem like the more advanced phones become, the quicker they die? Just look through all the screenshots you’ve taken lately. Ten bucks says your battery percentage is abysmal in each one. And it definitely doesn’t help that Apple supplies ...
2019-08-30 00:00

In Haryana Fight, BJP Banks On Citizens' List, Congress Weighs Options An exercise to filter out illegal immigrants similar to the one carried out in Assam is likely to be one of the major political issues in Haryana as parties step up their state election campaign in......
2019-09-21 11:00

INSIGHT-Wall Street banks bailing on troubled U.S. farm sector In the wake of the U.S. housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mortgage sector....
2019-07-11 14:00

Determined Aldis Hodge got buff in hopes of playing ‘Brian Banks’ After his first audition for the film “Brian Banks,” actor Aldis Hodge wanted the meaty title role badly. So before going in for a callback, he began preparing for the part as though he’d already landed it, hitting the gym to bulk up to the real-life...
2019-08-09 09:00

European banks have paid over 20 billion euros to the ECB since negative interest rates European banks have transferred 21.4 billion euros ($24.2 billion) in revenues to the European Central Bank (ECB) in the five years since negative interest rates were introduced....
2019-06-10 17:00

Banks ramp up bets on Brexit deal as mood music improves Major investment banks said on Friday they had become more optimistic on the prospects for a Brexit deal, following an upbeat meeting between British and Irish leaders that buoyed the pound....
2019-10-11 19:00

State-Run Banks To Remain Shut For Two Days This Week As Strike Deferred Trade unions of state-run bank staff on Monday called off a two-day strike scheduled for this week. Four unions had called a 48-hour bank strike to protest against the mega merger of public sector......
2019-09-24 10:34

Argentines wait at banks to withdraw cash as currency controls kick in In the early hours of Monday morning in Buenos Aires, before banks had opened their doors, winding lines of customers waited to withdraw savings after Argentina's government imposed capital controls restricting dollar purchases and transfers....
2019-09-03 04:34

State cyber-attack poses big danger for UK banks - Bank of England A state-backed cyber-attack could secretly corrupt the records of British financial institutions over a period of months, posing a risk that banks would probably struggle to guard against on their own, a senior Bank of England policymaker said....
2019-06-18 17:34

Wall St. slips; banks fall with prospect of rate cut, energy drops Wall Street ended down slightly on Wednesday, with bank stocks declining as prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut rose and energy shares tumbling along with oil prices....
2019-06-13 01:00

Fed finalizes post-crisis rule easing for domestic, foreign banks The U.S. Federal Reserve on Thursday unveiled a final package of rules easing capital and liquidity requirements for domestic U.S. and foreign banks that were originally introduced following the 2007-2009 global financial crisis....
2019-10-10 20:34

WRAPUP 1-Canadian banks brace for tougher times as 'Goldilocks' era winds down Canadian banks face challenging times as souring macroeconomic conditions and trade uncertainties increase lending risk and weigh on profit margins, investors and analysts said on Thursday after major lenders wrapped up their quarterly earnings seaso...
2019-08-29 23:34

Wall St. eases; banks fall with prospect of rate cut, energy drops Wall Street eased on Wednesday, with bank stocks declining as prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut rose and energy shares tumbling along with oil prices....
2019-06-12 21:34

Banco Bradesco CEO says banks are negotiating out of court debt restructuring for Odebrecht The Chief Executive Officer of Banco Bradesco SA told journalists on Tuesday Brazilian banks are negotiating a potential out-of-court debt restructuring for the Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA....
2019-06-11 18:51

Italian Banks, Long a Drag on Europe, Are Making Good on Bad Loans Italian banks have made a big leap forward in tackling a crucial problem that has dogged them for years and threatened the stability of the whole eurozone: bad loans....
2019-08-09 22:34

FDIC Plan Would Ease Requirement for Banks Selling Mortgage Securities The regulator proposed easing a hurdle for banks to sell pools of home-mortgage obligations, as part of an effort to spur competition in a market dominated by government-backed entities such as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac....
2019-07-16 23:00

Northern Territory banks on solar to meet new 2050 zero emissions target NT’s Labor government says the territory’s vast solar resources can help it transition to zero net carbon emissions The Northern Territory government has set a target of reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050 in a plan that says responding to cli...
2019-09-21 05:00

LatAm's big two central banks warn of weakening growth, inflation outlook The heads of the Mexican and Brazilian central banks said separately on Wednesday that sluggish global and domestic economic growth is putting downward pressure on inflation, suggesting that interest rates in both countries will be cut again soon....
2019-08-21 22:34

Kering crown jewel Gucci banks on high-end gems for growth Gucci, the luxury brand that powers most of parent Kering's profits, made its first steps in high-end jewelery on Tuesday with a dedicated store in Paris - part of its bid to expand its reach after a blowout fashion makeover....
2019-07-02 22:34

Zombie' Buildings Worth Rs 4.47 Lakh Crore Sound Warning For Banks Radius and hundreds of other developers relied on loans from what India calls non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) to fuel a five-year property boom....
2019-10-04 17:34

Trio of Central Banks Surprise Markets With Aggressive Rate Cuts Three central banks in the Asia-Pacific region lowered interest rates in a surprisingly aggressive fashion as the fallout from the U.S.-China trade war intensified, suggesting the global rate-cut cycle will gather steam in the months ahead....
2019-08-08 01:00

Opinion: Amazon, Walmart And Mukesh Ambani Will Help Save India's Banks To similarly make bite-sized finance sustainable, account aggregators are coming. They'll digitally record a consumer's transactions with various institutions and, with consent, share data with a......
2019-10-10 09:00

Money In Swiss Banks: India Slips To 74th Place, UK Remains On Top India has moved down one place to 74th rank in terms of money parked by its citizens and enterprises with Swiss banks, while the UK has retained its top position, as per data released by the central......
2019-06-30 10:00

AI IN BANKING: Artificial intelligence could be a near $450 billion opportunity for banks — here are the strategies the winners are using This is a preview of the AI IN BANKING research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. Discussions, articles, and reports about the AI opportunity across...
2019-07-23 08:51

Hong Kong digital banks launch may face delays due to protests Most of the eight newly licensed digital banks in Hong Kong, including joint ventures involving Standard Chartered and Bank of China Hong Kong, had aimed to begin operating before the end of 2019....
2019-09-17 07:34

Banks To Be Allowed To Hire Chief Risk Officers: Nirmala Sitharaman The public sector banks will be allowed to appoint chief risk officers, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today, announcing a host of reforms for the banking and finance sectors....
2019-08-30 17:00

Budget 2019: Centre To Pump In Rs 70,000 Crore In State-Owned Banks To strengthen financial health of public sector banks (PSBs), Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said the government will pump in Rs 70,000 crore to boost their lending capacity....
2019-07-05 22:34

At Banks and Fund Firms, Access Is Too Often Denied, Blind and Deaf Investors Say Workers with sensory challenges face an array of digital obstacles to managing their retirement accounts and have sued to ensure banks’ websites comply with federal disability law....
2019-08-05 03:51

Central banks' key policy goals are under threat from climate change, warns UBS Central banks around the world must proactively fight climate change in their own investment portfolios in order to safeguard their key priorities, according to research....
2019-07-02 14:51

Banks win dismissal of U.S. lawsuit alleging rigged Mexico bond sales A U.S. judge on Monday dismissed a proposed class action lawsuit against several large banks for allegedly rigging the market for Mexican government bonds, according to a court filing....
2019-10-01 07:00

Banks To Remain Closed On These Days In October, Check Full List According to current Reserve Bank of India (RBI) rules, banks also observe public holiday on second and fourth Saturdays of the month. Banks are shut on all Sundays....
2019-10-01 12:00

Judith Kerr was both sweetness and steel – and I'll miss her | Nancy Banks-Smith She was as dedicated to her work as she was to her family, right to the end. And no one could draw a tiger’s smile quite like her, remembers Nancy Banks-Smith• Share your tributes and memories of Judith KerrWhen I went to interview Nigel Kneale about...
2019-05-23 21:51

Arron Banks jokes about Greta Thunberg and 'freak yachting accidents' MPs, celebrities and academics criticise ‘disgraceful’ comment by Brexit backer Arron Banks has been criticised after he appeared to wish harm upon Greta Thunberg as the 16-year-old activist set sail across the Atlantic in a solar-powered yacht on a ...
2019-08-15 05:51

Eye of Hurricane Dorian grazes North Carolina, floods Outer Banks Hurricane Dorian briefly made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach resort with powerful winds and battering waves days after reducing parts of the Bahamas to rubble....
2019-09-06 20:34

Top investment banks provide billions to expand fossil fuel industry Exclusive: analysis reveals lenders provided $700bn to expand sector since Paris climate pactThe world’s largest investment banks have provided more than $700bn of financing for the fossil fuel companies most aggressively expanding in new coal, oil a...
2019-10-13 13:51

Banks in Hong Kong condemn violence, urge restoration of 'harmony' Some of Hong Kong's biggest banks published full-page newspaper advertisements on Thursday calling for the preservation of law and order in the Chinese territory and condemning violence, as weeks of pro-democracy protests show no sign of abating....
2019-08-22 07:00

Buy large banks, semis and energy for strong 4th-quarter move: Investing pro CNBC's "Power Lunch" team talks about how markets are trading with Mark Luschini of Janney Montgomery Scott and Jerry Castellini, president and CIO of CastleArk Management....
2019-09-13 21:34

China's PBOC cuts reserve ratio for banks as economy stalls China's People's Bank of China (PBOC) announced Friday that it was reducing the amount of funds banks have to hold in reserve, an effort to further stimulate the economy....
2019-09-06 12:34

Senate passes sanctions on North Korea that target Chinese banks The United States Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would strengthen sanctions on North Korea, particularly targeting Chinese banks that work with Pyongyang to skirt existing restrictions....
2019-06-28 05:34

Big banks are launching a blockchain trade platform powered by ‘Bitcoin-like’ token The banking industry is hell-bent on taking over the nascent blockchain and cryptocurrency market. A group of financial firms led by UBS Group AG is eyeing blockchain technology for settling cross-border trades worldwide with its own “Bitcoin-like” t...
2019-06-03 18:34

U.S. banks clear first hurdle of Federal Reserve's annual stress test The 18 largest banks operating in the United States took the first step toward doling out capital on dividends, share buybacks and other investments on Friday, after clearing the first stage of their yearly health checks with the U.S. Federal Reserve...
2019-06-22 01:34

Russia's Gazprom says domestic ratings would lower pressure on banks, rates Gazprom, Russia's top gas producer, believes that using domestic ratings in the Basel III reform, something the central bank opposes, would lower pressure on banks and lending rates, Deputy Chief Executive Famil Sadygov told Reuters....
2019-08-08 16:34

Dapper ‘Burberry Bandit’ back robbing Manhattan banks: cops Manhattan’s “Burberry Bandit” is back. It’s only been five months since dapper robber Cornell Neilly was paroled from prison, but cops say he’s already back hitting banks. Neilly, 38, has been linked to seven Manhattan b...
2019-07-06 09:00