Biz-Tech

By Dr. John E. Warren |  Following a series of high-profile lawsuits and allegations of misconduct, the embattled Wells Fargo Bank just suffered another loss in the form of a rating downgrade.Late last month, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency downgraded Wells Fargo’s rating from an “Outstanding” to a “Needs...
By Dr. John E. Warren  |  (NNPA) Recently Wells Fargo bank’s Office of Corporate Communications responded to our series of articles by stating that African American newspapers were included in their “Open Letter” ad campaign which was suppose to “rebuild trust.” The inference was that because we used a “few” African American...
By Dr. John E. Warren | During the last ten years, a reported 109 lawsuits have been filed against Wells Fargo Bank covering 43 subject areas. Some of these are: Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Breach of Good Faith, Collusion to illegally set ATM Rates, Conspiracy, Discrimination against...
By Dr. John E. Warren |  On Tuesday, March 28, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency downgraded Wells Fargo Bank’s rating from an “Outstanding” to a “Needs to improve” rating which the bank had previously enjoyed under the Community Reinvestment Act. The Office of the Comptroller of...
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) has announced the dates and locations of its 2018 Summer Engineering Experience for Kids (SEEK) programs. SEEK is the nation’s largest summer engineering program geared toward African-American and other underrepresented elementary school students. The program, now entering its 12th...
(Black PR Wire)  MIAMI, FL— The Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council (FSMSDC) will host the 33rd Annual Business Expo, its premier event, April 5-6 at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale. Under the theme Race to Success, the conference will focus on Revenue, Accountability, Customer Service and Excellence. The Expo attracts business...
APOPKA, Fla. – On Tuesday, YouTube shut down the channel belonging to Spike’s Tactical, a well-known gun and AR-15 manufacturer, for what it called "repeated or severe violations of Community Guidelines" policies.Spike's Tactical says it knows nothing about any repeat or severe violations, however, and that the giant internet provider's...
It has been proven by the Intelligence community that Russian bots were instrumental in disrupting the 2016 US Election, where 100k was used to spread pro Trump propaganda to 150 million Americans and these bots continue to spread fake news and create chaos as we have seen with the...
ATLANTA - The SBA is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations that Jan. 17 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in Baker, Columbia, Hamilton, Jefferson, Madison and Nassau counties in Florida as a result of the drought that began...
We all like to remember our successes and forget our failures, and finance is no different. As investors’ inboxes once again become clogged with annual outlooks from Wall Street’s scribblers, there is little admission of the nearly universal failure to predict what happened this year—even though the things the...