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By David Conn and David Conn,Staff Writer | July 30, 1993
NationsBank Corp. and the state of Maryland announced a new marketing program yesterday aimed at getting financing to small and minority contractors who do business with the state.The program, tried in pilot form last month, is intended to direct small and minority businesses to a source of financing for contracts awarded by the state Department of General Services.The program is available for any business with annual revenues up to $5 million that has been awarded a primary contract or subcontract from the department.
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By David Conn and David Conn,Sun Staff Writer | March 12, 1994
NationsBank Corp., which has kept mum about its branch closing plans, inadvertently let some information slip when it filed notice with federal regulators of its intention to close seven Maryland branches.A weekly bulletin issued by the federal Office of the Comptroller of the Currency lists NationsBank's advance notice that it will close branches in the Baltimore area, the Eastern Shore and the Washington area. Those branches will close no sooner than 90 days from now, probably closer to 120 days, NationsBank spokesman Daniel Finney said.
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By Bloomberg Business News | July 30, 1994
NEW YORK -- Three former NationsBank Corp. brokers in Florida have filed an arbitration claim against the company's brokerage units, alleging use of misleading sales practices.The three allege they were forced out of their jobs after objecting to the sales practices, which they say deceptively touted securities as safer bank products. They are seeking a total of $560 million in damages on their claims.Charlotte, N.C.-based NationsBank, the fifth-biggest bank company in the country, didn't respond to a request for comment yesterday.
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By David Conn and David Conn,Staff Writer | April 9, 1993
Top executives of NationsBank Corp. came to Baltimore yesterday, armed with charts, graphs and statistics, all aimed at proving two main points: that the Charlotte, N.C.-based banking company, soon to be Maryland's largest, is good for stockholders and good for the community.The company held a breakfast meeting at the Cross Keys Inn to present the 1992 results of its community investment programs in the Baltimore area and Maryland. The presentation to civic activists was part of a 29-city tour, called Report to Communities, that the company launched this month to review its community lending programs in most of its larger markets.
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By KNIGHT-RIDDER NEWS SERVICE | April 3, 1997
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- NationsBank is the first bank to request new powers under an expanded regulation of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.The Charlotte bank's two applications last week will be the first test of a revised OCC rule that allows banks, on a case-by-case basis, to do things that previously were forbidden.Some bankers have speculated that the comptroller's office, which regulates national banks, eventually could approve applications by banks to underwrite insurance and securities.
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By Bloomberg Business News | November 24, 1994
DALLAS -- NationsBank Corp., fighting a suit claiming the bank company used ill-gotten information to buy the operations of First RepublicBank Corp., must face a jury trial, a Texas appeals court ruled.The suit, filed in a Dallas state court in June 1992, alleges that NationsBank's predecessor, NCNB Corp., and Chairman and Chief Executive Hugh McColl Jr. unlawfully obtained the acquisition plan to be used by Lone Star Partners in its attempt to buy the insolvent bank subsidiaries of Dallas-based First RepublicBank.
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By David Conn and David Conn,Staff Writer | April 20, 1993
Generally meeting Wall Street's expectations, NationsBank Corp. of Charlotte, N.C., reported sharply higher first-quarter earnings yesterday.The results were clouded, however, by significant one-time events that did not reflect the company's core operations. The current period included a large gain from an accounting change, while the year-ago quarter included an equally large gain from the sale of securities.For the three months ended March 31, the company said it earned $481 million, or $1.89 a share, compared with $310 million, or $1.28 a share.
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By David Conn and David Conn,Sun Staff Writer | April 18, 1995
Continued economic strength in the South pushed NationsBank Corp.'s earnings higher in the first quarter, but signs of a slowdown in the Northeast dampened profit growth at First Fidelity Bancorp.Both companies exceeded Wall Street's expectations, and joined a cadre of major regional banks that reported strong earnings yesterday, including First Chicago Corp., Bank of New York Co. and First Interstate Bancorp. Only Chase Manhattan Corp., the nation's sixth-largest banking company, saw earnings decline in the quarter from a year earlier.
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By Bill Atkinson and Bill Atkinson,SUN STAFF | March 1, 1996
NationsBank Corp. unveiled yesterday a personal computer banking service that allows its customers to pay their bills, transfer money between funds and check stock quotes from their home computers.The service, called NationsBank PC Banking, should be available to customers in the Baltimore and Washington area by fall, company officials said yesterday.Fees for the service vary from region-to-region, and NationsBank did not have specific charges for the Baltimore/Washington area, but a spokesman said they will be similar to those in North Carolina and South Carolina.
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