By Noel Randewich
TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s consumer price index rose 0.4 percent in 2013, the first increase in five years, in further evidence the recovery in the world’s third-largest economy is gaining momentum.
AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — CreditCardForum.com announced today that Ben Woolsey has been named President, effective immediately. In this new role, he will manage all aspects of the website’s operations. Under Woolsey, CreditCardForum.com will continue its mission to serve as a resource for consumers, where information on credit cards can be shared.
By Bill Berkrot
By James B. Kelleher
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Concerns over a sharp fall in emerging market currencies dragged most stock markets lower Friday, as what began as worries over the Chinese economy a day earlier continued to have ripple effects.
NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Cohen & Steers, Inc. (NYSE: CNS) announced today that December 31, 2013 quarter-end data for its open-end and closed-end funds, including portfolio holdings, are now available on the firm’s website, cohenandsteers.com.
ATLANTA, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Fidelity Southern Corporation (“Fidelity” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LION), holding company for Fidelity Bank (the “Bank”), today reported financial results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2013.
WARREN, Pa., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NasdaqGS: NWBI) announced net income for the quarter ended December 31, 2013 of $20.4 million, or $0.22 per diluted share. This represents an increase of $4.1 million, or 24.7%, over the same quarter last year when net income was $16.3 million, or $0.18 per diluted share, and an increase of $2.8 million, or 15.7%, compared to the quarter ended September 30, 2013 when net income was $17.6 million, or $0.19 per diluted share. The annualized returns on average shareholders’ equity and average assets for the current quarter were 7.06% and 1.02% compared to 5.65% and 0.81% for the same quarter last year and 6.18% and 0.88% for the quarter ended September 30, 2013.
* Poor IBM results weigh heavily on S&P, Dow