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BofA's political football

NEW YORK | Bank of America’s decision to charge customers $5 a month to use their debit cards starting sometime next year has risen an enormous outrage in the US. The company’s stock price has fallen (as of October 4, earnings estimates had fallen to 19 cents a share from 27 cents on Aug. 1). Customers have complained. The bank’s website has experienced significant problems that some believe might be…




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CaixaBank adds to Spain’s flame for socially responsible investing

Two Spanish supersector leaders, as Dow Jones and Sam call them, made it into this year’s Dow Jones Sustainability Index: they are Enagas and Repsol. If you have not heard about this list until now, here is a briefing: Launched in 1999, the DJSI are the first global indexes tracking the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. Today, the index family has approximately USD 8 billion in assets under management…


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CaixaBank adds to Spain's flame for socially responsible investing

Two Spanish supersector leaders, as Dow Jones and Sam call them, made it into this year’s Dow Jones Sustainability Index: they are Enagas and Repsol. If you have not heard about this list until now, here is a briefing: Launched in 1999, the DJSI are the first global indexes tracking the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. Today, the index family has approximately USD 8 billion in assets under management…


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Renta4: “Telefónica is coming to London”

A brief note from analysts at Renta4 about Spain’s Telefónica announcing that it will create a London-headquartered unit, Telefónica Digital, which is part of further restructuring plans to become a global player in the sector. Renta4 says trading shouldn’t be affected, although Telefónica’s move certainly looks positive on the paper: “The Board of Directors Monday announced a profound organizational change in order to participate more actively in the digital world and take advantage…


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Renta4: "Telefónica is coming to London"

A brief note from analysts at Renta4 about Spain’s Telefónica announcing that it will create a London-headquartered unit, Telefónica Digital, which is part of further restructuring plans to become a global player in the sector. Renta4 says trading shouldn’t be affected, although Telefónica’s move certainly looks positive on the paper: “The Board of Directors Monday announced a profound organizational change in order to participate more actively in the digital world and take advantage…


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Ibex35: CaixaBank

We will analyze the financial situation of CaixaBank after its re-organization, its results, assessment and prospects to determine whether this is an interesting investment opportunity in the long-term. Company Description CaixaBank was founded after the re-organization of La Caixa business, approved on 24th February by both Criteria’s and Caixa’s boards. The process ended on July 1st with the disappearance of Criteria, which had been the holding of the subsidiary of…