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Thursday November 23rd, 2017 3:27PM

AP Business - Consumer News

Federal regulator clamps down on payday lending industry
Federal regulator announces new restrictions on payday lending industry, a move that is likely to face resistance in Congress
3:40PM ( 1 month ago )
The Latest: Catalan parliament speaker slams session block
Catalan parliament speaker Carme Forcadell says the suspension by Spanish courts of a planned plenary session to consider a declaration of independence is a "violation of freedom of speech"
1:58PM ( 1 month ago )
The Latest: Barcelona mayor calls for European mediation
The mayor of Barcelona is calling for European institutions to consider setting up a task force of experts to mediate in the political deadlock between the Spanish and Catalan governments
1:26PM ( 1 month ago )
The Latest: Report: Pope repeats opposition to Spain breakup
An online Spanish Catholic magazine says Pope Francis has reiterated his opposition to Catalonia's self-determination moves
12:54PM ( 1 month ago )
The Latest: Reports say Banco Sabadell to relocate
Spanish media reports say executives of Banco Sabadell, one of Catalonia's largest banks and Spain's fifth in terms of volume of assets, have agreed to relocate the bank's base outside of the troubled Catalonia region
12:23PM ( 1 month ago )
The Latest: Caixabank considering relocating from Catalonia
Spain's third largest bank in terms of volume of assets is considering a relocation of its registration outside of Catalonia but says nothing has been decided yet while executives follow developments of the secession bid in the northeastern region
12:12PM ( 1 month ago )
Former Equifax chairman apologizes for data breach
The former chairman and CEO of Equifax is apologizing for a data breach in which the sensitive information of 140 million Americans was stolen
5:43PM ( 1 month ago )
Business groups sue to stop rule opening them up to lawsuits
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and an array of trade groups representing banks and businesses have filed a lawsuit targeting a rule that allows people to band together to sue banks or credit card companies
3:28PM ( 1 month ago )
Dems wield Equifax, Wells Fargo in fight over arbitration
Democratic senators are highlighting scandals at Wells Fargo and Equifax in a bid to stop Republicans from overturning a federal rule that would let consumers join together to sue financial companies
2:19PM ( 1 month ago )
Equifax CEO steps down in wake of huge personal data hack
Equifax CEO steps down, becomes 3rd executive to leave in wake of data hack
6:14PM ( 1 month ago )