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FCC Adopts Reassigned Number Database with Safe Harbor

The Federal Communications Commission today voted unanimously to create a database of phone numbers that have been relinquished by one individual and reassigned to another individual, something that the American Bankers Association has long called for.

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OCC: Trading Revenue Up in Third Quarter

Commercial banks reported total trading revenue of $7.1 billion in the third quarter of 2018, up 2.7 percent from the second quarter, according to the OCC’s Quarterly Report on Bank Trading and Derivatives Activities released today.

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Consumer Prices Little Changed in November

The Consumer Price Index was unchanged in November on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This followed a 0.3 percent October increase. Over the last 12 months, the all-items index rose 2.2 percent, up from last month’s 2.1 percent increase. Prices for all items less food and energy, the “core CPI,” grew 0.2 percent in ...

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Gallup Poll: Quarter of Americans Victimized by Cybercrime

According to Gallup’s annual crime survey released today, 23 percent of Americans report that they or someone in their household had personal, credit card or financial information stolen by computer hackers in 2018. This reading is consistent with 2017 survey responses showing that 25 percent of Americans had experienced cybercrime. Of the nine types of criminal activity named in the ...

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