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Op-ed: Empty threat

...they ravaged Paris, and Hillary Clinton, in the debates, justifying her major contributions from Wall Street and the big bankers by ridiculously invoking 9/11. With a straight face, she explained that as a United States senator from New York, she...
Legislative session's focus narrowed to TransCanada buyout

...arrangement without a messy fight.Senate Minority Leader Berta Gardner, D-Anchorage, said TransCanada effectively is acting as a banker under the arrangement. In fiscal terms, she said she doesn't see a downside at this point to buying their position out...
Locally owned FNBA honored with American Bankers Association community award

The beautiful American Bankers Association award trophy is touring Alaska and will eventually have visited every First National Bank of Alaska (FNBA) branch...
Business briefs

...advisors will be present to answer any questions. Edward Jones financial advisors come from diverse backgrounds. Teachers, bankers and engineers all have joined the ranks of Edward Jones. They all, however, have one thing in common: They are self-starters...
Marijuana legal, but finances remain in black market

...banks are risk averse. They last thing a banker wants is to be under the hammer of the...organization, insures Alaska credit unions.Bankers are adamant about the inherent risk in...prosecute.The most important part to bankers, however, is later in the memo when...
ACES is better for Alaskans

...Who do you trust? Governor Parnell? Legislative leaders employed by ConocoPhillips? The leaders of the oil industry, bankers, chambers of commerce and other special interest groups all trying to buy your vote? I, on the other hand, have no vested...
An Outdoor View: Words too good to die's fate rests in his hands. but the town's cowardly banker will have no truck with him and turns the townies against him...into the sunset. Shortly after they light out, the cowardly banker discovers that his safe is empty. All the gold, the whole...
Business news

...Homer, has been helping Kenai Peninsula customers succeed financially for three years as a teller, lead teller, personal banker and business specialist. She earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Alaska Anchorage...
Community banks concerned: Alaska banks say new regulations could hurt

Alaska bankers expressed their dismay with the regulation-writing...billion in assets, but Alaska community bankers said they will have to follow the same...disadvantage over larger rivals, Alaska bankers said. Parallel legislation is now moving...
Society's prioroties out of line

...a society we seem satisfied when justice is executed and angered when it is not. One good example might be when the bankers were bailed out. What was just and fair about that? In the movies most viewers are pleased when the "bad guy" gets...


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