SunTrust, BB&T still working on new name, CEO Rogers says

The name game is still underway. SunTrust Banks Inc. CEO Bill Rogers says he doesn’t yet know what the name of his company will be after it merges with BB&T Corp. (NYSE: BBT), nor does he know what the name of the Atlanta Braves’ SunTrust Park will be...

By | 2019-03-20T11:02:11+00:00 March 20th, 2019|Economics|

FC Cincinnati wins first MLS match in home opener: PHOTOS

FC Cincinnati officially brought Major League Soccer to the University of Cincinnati’s Nippert Stadium with a bang on Sunday. FCC recorded its first MLS win against the Portland Timbers in front of a sold out crowd of more than 32,250 with a score of ...

By | 2019-03-18T02:05:11+00:00 March 18th, 2019|Economics|

5 good reads: News you can take to the bank or to the mall or restaurant

We’ll start this week’s list of suggested reads with a couple of items that showcase James Dornbrook’s bank coverage. His experience on the beat allows him to jump on news of new players coming to town, such as a story this week on one of the nation’s ...

By | 2019-03-17T14:15:00+00:00 March 17th, 2019|Economics|

Not fooling around: Maggie Dorn talks about investing and Buffalo

Maggie Dorn’s first exposure to The Motley Fool came in a 2002 economics class at Nardin Academy in Buffalo. Fast-forward through a bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College, a D.C.-based job as a web marketing analyst, enrolling in a graduate program at ...

By | 2019-03-16T11:15:00+00:00 March 16th, 2019|Economics|

CBJ Morning Buzz: Wells Fargo blasted over CEO’s $2M bonus; UNC Charlotte’s latest venture

In local news: In what is likely no surprise to readers of bank news, Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) has come under fire for giving its chief executive a $2 billion bonus, even as the financial giant struggles to put a series of scandals in the rearvie...

By | 2019-03-15T13:30:07+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Economics|