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Funny story: NCB Denies Rumors

NCB Denies Rumors

National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited says there is no truth to rumors recently regarding the restriction of activity on the accounts of Olint Limited.

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Funny story: Bradford & Bingley To Become Bingley & Bradford In Image Change

Bradford & Bingley To Become Bingley & Bradford In Image Change

Troubled building society the Bradford & Bingley is to undergo something of an image change, after a team of consultants advised that the company should change its name to the Bingley & Bradford to restore consumer c...

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Funny story: HSBC to offer lessons in overcharging for tradesmen

HSBC to offer lessons in overcharging for tradesmen

Now that they have been forced to 'reel-in' their £35 letters to customers for 3p overdrafts, HSBC, Britain's largest - and certainly quite a greedy - bank is to offer training to plumbers, electricians and other professional tradesmen o...

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Funny story: Bradford And Bingley Crisis: Latest

Bradford And Bingley Crisis: Latest

A new crisis unfolded in the financial sector today, when executives at the Bradford & Bingley Building Society called in police to investigate the whereabouts of its two owners, Mr Bradford and Mr Bingley.

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Funny story: Bank Targets Thrifty Savers

Bank Targets Thrifty Savers

Fifth State Bank, NA, will promote increased business by offering a mortgage contract to any customer who opens a new savings account with USD $1,500 or a current customer who adds $1,000 to an existing account. To reward thrifty habits, the bank wi...

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Funny story: Stimulus Problems

Stimulus Problems

Bank of America, Wells Fargo, CitiBank, and other national and local banks have reported that the new Stimulus Checks from the US Government are being returned for lack of funds.

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Funny story: Bank Manager Sacked for Being Nice to a Customer

Bank Manager Sacked for Being Nice to a Customer

Ron Charming, manager of the HSBC (Hacked-off Sods Banking Company) bank in the Worcestershire sleepy hollow of Little Legover was today told to clear his desk because he was nice to a customer.

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Funny story: Bank to panhandle for cash

Bank to panhandle for cash

Britain's second largest bank, Royal Thistle Bank of Scotland, is to ask passerby for about £10bn of extra cash to improve its financial position and meet its quarterly shortfall.

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Funny story: Royal Bank of Scotland Launches Funraiser!

Royal Bank of Scotland Launches Funraiser!

When most organizations initiate a big fundraiser, it is usually for a good cause like cancer or AIDS or bagpipe preservation. But the RPS has defied tradition by announcing a funraiser for itself!...

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Funny story: Woops! HSBC loses customer data disc

Woops! HSBC loses customer data disc

The HSBC banking group has admitted losing a computer disc with the details of 370,000 customers. FSA officials: "Have you checked between the sofa cushions and behind the fridge?"...

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Funny story: Bank of England reduces collateral requirements

Bank of England reduces collateral requirements

The Governor of the Bank of England, Mervyn King, has announced that banks will be allowed to use a wider range of collateral to back loans from the central bank. Among the assets banks can now use are "vague insincere promises", "IOU...

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Funny story: Short Sellers Under Scrutiny

Short Sellers Under Scrutiny

LONDON - Financial regulators have launched a wide-ranging investigation into claims that some traders are simply too short to sell shares. Accusations have landed firmly on diminutive traders, mainly because they can't defend themselves by smac...

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Funny story: Bank Doesn't Collapse

Bank Doesn't Collapse

Massive queues formed outside branches of The Heptenstall Bank (formerly Heptenstall and District Building Society) today as, according to the Telegraph, the Bank of England announced that the Heptenstall would not collapse.

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Funny story: FDIC Begins "Death Watch" of US Banks, Plans to Lower Insurance to $10,000 and Give Vouchers for Hamburgers or Tacos

FDIC Begins "Death Watch" of US Banks, Plans to Lower Insurance to $10,000 and Give Vouchers for Hamburgers or Tacos

WASHINGTON (FMLiveWire) - The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has begun a "death watch" on dozens of failing US banks which are drowning in their own debts and piles of worthless subprime, derivative and other investments.

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Funny story: Rogue trader's $7 billion scam linked to Corrupt Bastards and Prince Jefri Archer of Brunei

Rogue trader's $7 billion scam linked to Corrupt Bastards and Prince Jefri Archer of Brunei

Paris - (Formidable Mess): The French banking scandal involving a $7 billion betting fiasco at SocGen Bank has been linked by police to an audacious $25 billion heist conducted by Brunei's Prince Jefri Archer last year.

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Funny story: Frenchman Blamed for Absolutely Everything

Frenchman Blamed for Absolutely Everything

European and Asian stocks have risen after French bank Societe De Robespiere admitted that Frenchman Monsieur Le Grande Theft Auto, 19, had lost tens of billions of euros playing the French version of Deal Or No Deal.

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Funny story: Rogue $7 billion trader is Tom Cruise son claim colleagues

Rogue $7 billion trader is Tom Cruise son claim colleagues

Paris, France - (Audacious Mess): The rogue trader who notched up record-breaking $7 billion losses may be the natural son of Scientology movie actor Tom Cruise.

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