As a student at Harvard Law School two decades ago, Wendy Davis was drawn to a legal clinic for the poor. For two years, she helped AIDS patients write living wills, and surviving partners figure out their legal rights.
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. , the Japanese bank looking to buy a stake in a U.S. lender, may consider Ohio’s Huntington Bancshares Inc., KeyCorp or Fifth Third Bancorp as potential targets, said Jeff Davis , an analyst at Guggenheim Securities LLC.
Citigroup Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. are bracing investors for a fourth straight drop in first- quarter trading, a period of the year when the largest investment banks typically earn the most from that business.
Five years ago Springleaf Holdings Inc. was losing more than $1 billion annually as the financial crisis crippled its business of lending to people with poor credit. Fighting off bankruptcy, it closed more than 200 branches and laid off about 800 employees in 2012.
The U.S. Navy, which is helping with recovery efforts following an earthquake and tsunami in Japan, said radiation on vessels from a leaking nuclear-power plant can be scrubbed off with soap and water.