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Canada Data Agency Faces Blowback Over Plan to Collect Bank Records

Canada’s national statistics agency is under attack from lawmakers, privacy advocates and the public over a plan to collect citizens’ detailed banking information to help it generate better data......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 9th, 2018

Student tracking, secret scores: How college admissions offices rank prospects before they apply

Records reviewed by The Washington Post show that at least 44 public and private universities in the United States work with outside consulting companies to collect and analyze data on prospective.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 14th, 2019

FCC greenlights $20 billion rural broadband subsidy auction

The agency also adopted a plan to improve its broadband maps with more accurate data......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 1st, 2019

Galvin faces industry blowback on plan to raise standard for broker-dealers

“The proposal would effectively limit Massachusetts customers to using investment advisers, and consequently to pay advisory fees, for all investment advice,” a Fidelity lawyer said......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 1st, 2019

Capital One is sued over data breach in proposed class action

Capital One Financial Corp was sued on Tuesday after the bank said a hacker who has since been arrested accessed personal information belonging to about 106 million people in the United States and Canada......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 30th, 2019

How to Protect Yourself After the Capital One Data Breach

A data breach of Capital One, the nation’s seventh-largest bank by assets, compromised the personal information of approximately 100 million U.S. consumers and 6 million consumers in Canada, the bank….....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 30th, 2019

Trump Abandons Plan For Census Citizenship Question, Will Get Data From Existing Records Instead

It's official - Trump dropped a fight to put a citizenship question on the upcoming 2020 census, but after saying he is "pursuing another option" on the citizenship front, he sid he would sign an executi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 11th, 2019

Sewing faces skeptical Deutsche Bank investors on revamp roadshow

Deutsche Bank investors will press Chief Executive Christian Sewing on how he will deliver on revenue growth targets during a global roadshow to win backing for his 7.4 billion euro ($8.4 billion) 'reinvention' plan......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 10th, 2019

Loonie rallies as hotter inflation clips rate cut bets

The Canadian dollar strengthened to a five-day high against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday, as investors reduced bets on a Bank of Canada interest rate cut this year after domestic data showing greater-than-expected inflation......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 19th, 2019

LabCorp discloses data breach affecting 7.7 million customers

The breach was tied to the American Medical Collection Agency, which recently notified Quest Diagnostics of exposed patient records......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 5th, 2019

UK economy: benign inflation data fails to offset sterling"s Brexit woes

British inflation rose last month by less than investors and the Bank of England had expected - but sterling hit its lowest since January as Theresa May's Brexit plan crumbles. David Pollard reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2019

Despite headwind, Japan"s Nomura says intent on going it alone

Japan's Nomura Holdings has no plan to follow the lead of Wall Street rivals and seek a tie-up with a commercial lender, its chief executive told Reuters, pledging to stay independent even as the investment bank faces its first annual loss in a decade......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 19th, 2019

Evaluating cybersecurity risk from the executive seat

Today, technology is an element of nearly every business, which means every business on earth needs a practical cybersecurity plan. If you collect confidential data or utilize cloud technology, that information is potentially vulnerable. But fear isn.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2019

UAE aviation authority to collect data on Ethiopian crash

The United Arab Emirates' civil aviation regulator has joined the investigation into Sunday's fatal crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8, state news agency WAM reported on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 12th, 2019

IRS blames Tax Day woes on glitch in file that houses personal records

The agency said there was no reason to believe taxpayers’ private data had been breached in the tech meltdown that forced a delay in the tax-filing deadline......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 18th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar claws back ground after Beige Book; Canadian dollar sells off after BOC decision

The U.S. dollar edges slightly higher against its main rivals on Wednesday as the British pound falls from a new post-Brexit high on disappointing inflation data, and the Canadian dollar slips as the Bank of Canada left rates unchanged......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 18th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar strengthens but off its highest levels; Canadian dollar sells off after BOC decision

The U.S. dollar edges slightly higher against its main rivals on Wednesday as the British pound falls from a new post-Brexit high on disappointing inflation data, and the Canadian dollar slips as the Bank of Canada left rates unchanged......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 18th, 2018

Loonie Drops As Bank Of Canada Holds Rates (As Expected)

With Canadian economic data at its most disappointing in 20 months, domestic trade-wars over oil pipelines exploding, and a housing market on the verge of collapse, The Bank of Canada held rates unchanged (as e.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 18th, 2018

Canadian banks could be putting customers at risk

AP/Richard Drew The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada released a 26 page report on domestic bank practices last week. The report shows that the retail banking culture encourages employees to sell products with little reg.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 11th, 2018

Deutsche Bank Faces Pressure to Address CEO Succession Plan

Deutsche Bank’s supervisory board faces turmoil and the prospect of losing its two co-heads of investment banking in coming weeks, ahead of a planned Sunday-evening meeting about the future of Chief Executive John Cryan......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjApr 8th, 2018

Bank of Canada Seen on Hold Amid Trade Uncertainty, Housing Slowdown

The Bank of Canada is expected to leave its benchmark interest rate unchanged Wednesday as the country faces concern over slowing housing markets and stalled trade negotiations with the U.S......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 29th, 2018