Wells Fargo: Profits beat estimates, but net interest margin lower

Wells Fargo: Profits beat estimates, but net interest margin lower

Wells Fargo posted mixed financial results on Friday, beating analysts’ expectations for earnings and revenue but falling short of net interest income, a key measure of bank profitability. Profits and revenues exceed forecasts Despite a decline in net interest income, Wells Fargo managed to beat Wall Street projections for both earnings per share and total…

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EU reprimands X for misleading users and violating content

EU reprimands X for misleading users and violating content

The European Union (EU) has accused Elon Musk’s social media platform X of deceptive practices and failing to comply with the bloc’s online content regulations. The move marks the first major enforcement action under the EU’s recently enacted Digital Services Act (DSA). A deceptive verification system The EU takes particular issue with X’s verification system,…

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Trump-Influenced RNC Platform Emphasizes Social Security, Medicare, Softens Language on Abortion

Trump-Influenced RNC Platform Emphasizes Social Security, Medicare, Softens Language on Abortion

On Monday, the Republican National Committee (RNC) adopted a new platform, heavily influenced by former President Donald Trump. The revised platform introduces significant changes to previous GOP positions on marriage and abortion, while making ambitious economic promises. Key economic commitments include ending inflation, transforming the United States into a manufacturing powerhouse, and implementing deep tax…

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New York Times Editorial Board Urges Biden to Drop Out of Presidential Race

New York Times Editorial Board Urges Biden to Drop Out of Presidential Race

The New York Times editorial board on Friday called on President Joe Biden to withdraw from the presidential race against Donald Trump, citing his poor performance in the debate the night before. “The president appeared on Thursday night as a shadow of a once-great public servant,” the Times editorial said. “He struggled to articulate what…

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Financial crime watchdog removes Turkey from money laundering ‘grey list’

Financial crime watchdog removes Turkey from money laundering ‘grey list’

As the sun sets, a ferry crosses the Golden Horn, with the Suleymaniye Mosque and the city of Istanbul, Turkey in the background. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an international organization focused on combating money laundering and illicit financial activities, has decided to remove Turkey from its «gray list» of countries requiring special monitoring….

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