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*Google, IBM shares fall a day after posting earnings. NEW YORK, April 17- U.S. stocks ended a holiday-shortened week with mostly modest gains on Thursday, though the S&P 500 notched its biggest weekly advance since July as Morgan Stanley and General Electric rallied after strong results.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Western Union Co., down 80 cents to $15.25. Barnes& Noble Inc., down $2.23 to $16.37.
*Google, IBM shares fall a day after posting earnings. NEW YORK, April 17- U.S. stocks advanced slightly in choppy trading on Thursday after three days of gains, as underwhelming results from tech bellwethers Google and IBM were offset by upbeat quarterly numbers, including those from Morgan Stanley and General Electric.
*Google, IBM shares fall a day after posting earnings. NEW YORK, April 17- U.S. stocks were little changed in choppy trading on Thursday following three days of gains, as underwhelming results from tech giants Google and IBM were offset by upbeat quarterly numbers including those from Morgan Stanley and General Electric.
NEW YORK— Wal-Mart is delving deeper into financial services at its stores and shaking up the money transfer business. The Walmart -2- Walmart service is being rolled out in partnership with Ria Money Transfer, a subsidiary of Euronet Worldwide Inc..
COPENHAGEN/ FRANKFURT, March 21- A deepening economic standoff between Russia and the West over the future of Ukraine has rippled through trading floors and boardrooms, with exporters scrambling to protect revenues and some global financial firms halting services.
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Feb 25- Money-transfer company Western Union Co is being probed by the Federal Trade Commission and a U.S. district court over fraud-induced money transfers, the company said in a regulatory filing on Monday. Western Union also said it has received multiple subpoenas since Nov. 25 from the U.S. attorney's office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
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Feb 11- Western Union Co said it expects the high compliance costs that hit its earnings in the fourth quarter to ease in 2014, helping to push up the company's shares after the bell. Western Union said in October that it did not expect earnings growth in 2014 due to higher compliance costs, which it pegged at 3.5-4.5 percent of revenue.
Feb 11- Western Union Co, the world's largest money-transfer company, reported a slightly weaker-than-expected quarterly profit as competition intensifies and regulatory expenses rise. Western Union said on Tuesday it expected earnings of $1.40 to $1.50 per share in 2014 on low to mid-single digit percentage revenue growth on a constant-currency basis.
Feb 11- Western Union Co, the world's largest money-transfer company, reported a 27 percent fall in fourth-quarter profit, hurt by higher compliance costs, and announced a $500 million share buyback program. Net income fell to $173.4 million, or 31 cents per share, in the quarter ended Dec. 31, from $237.9 million, or 40 cents per share, a year earlier.
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WASHINGTON, Jan 23- The U.S. consumer watchdog on Thursday proposed extra scrutiny for big non-bank firms that provide international money transfers as part of ongoing efforts to oversee the industry. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau can already examine banks and credit unions that offer money transfers.
PALO, Philippines, Dec 26- A sister living on the other side of the world gave Roberto Retanal what he needed most to piece his humble home back together after the devastating typhoon that tore through his village in the central Philippines last month. Retanal's sister live and works in Britain.
ST. LOUIS, Dec 17- The U.S. Treasury Department's anti money-laundering unit is warning businesses linked to the digital currency Bitcoin that they may have to comply with federal law and regulation as money transmitters, a Treasury spokesman said.
LONDON, Dec 16- Sterling rose against the dollar on Monday after three straight days of losses, as investors positioned themselves for a week of UK data that will test the pound's ability to hold onto its gains since the summer.
LONDON, Dec 16- Sterling rebounded against the dollar on Monday after three days of losses, as investors positioned themselves for a week of UK data that will test the pound's ability to hold onto its gains since the summer. A decline in the yield spread between UK and German two-year government bond yields also supported the euro.
Extending Friday's gains, which were helped by strong house price data, the pound rose 0.2 percent to $1.6382, edging back towards the $1.6443 it hit last week- its highest since August 2011.