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Bankers: Don’t try to time the market

by in Banking | Featured | Real Estate

Timing is everything. But when it comes to buying a house, Valley banking leaders says it’s best not to rely too much on timing. “Potential buyers who are still on the sidelines waiting for housing prices to decline further may see themselves priced out of the market if interest rates rise,” says Carl Streicher, regional… Read More →

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Names Market Manager

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by in Banking | Business News

Scott Vanderpool has been named vice president and market manager for the Desert Mountain States with the Business Banking division at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. In this role, Vanderpool will manage a team that supports small and mid-sized business clients with $5 million to $50 million in annual revenues in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico… Read More →

3 Phoenix-area companies offered access to growth capital

by in Business News | Finance | Small Biz

The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC), Bank of America, FORTUNE and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are proud to announce that they have selected three Phoenix-area companies for their annual Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC) program. This year the program received a record-setting 5,200 company nominations from across the country and selected… Read More →

AWEE presents 2012 Faces of Success

by in Business News | Events

A formerly homeless veteran who lost his hearing from an explosion in Vietnam, an ex-offender who chose drugs over her children and today counsels individuals in similar circumstances, and a Baltimore transplant who had to rely on the financial support of family when she couldn’t find a fulltime job despite a steady work history will… Read More →

50 Largest Employers In Arizona

50 Largest Employers in Arizona - AZ Business Magazine January/February 2012

These are the 50 largest employers in Arizona, including public and privately held companies and not-for-profit corporations, ranked by the number of employees based on full-time equivalents of 40 hours per week and based on industry research. 50 Largest Employers in Arizona Walmart Stores Inc. Arizona employees in 2011: 30,634 Employment change since 2010: Added… Read More →

Corporate Giving More Discriminating, But Still Charitable

Corporate Giving - AZ Business Magazine November/December 2011
by in AZ Business Magazine | Economy

Like the economy, a dip in corporate giving appears to have bottomed out, but that charitable landscape has changed both for givers and receivers. Corporations are re-evaluating which not-for-profit organizations they support, and in some cases businesses are providing more volunteers and less cash. At the same time, fund-raising efforts are changing. Some elaborate parties… Read More →

Snapshot: Downtown Phoenix Buildings

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by in Around Arizona | Snapshot

Gallery of downtown Phoenix buildings. HDR (High Dynamic Range) technique was added to the photo to give a more dramatic effect. HDR is a set of techniques that allow a greater dynamic range of luminance between the lightest and darkest areas of an image than current standard digital imaging techniques or photographic methods. This wide… Read More →

CEO Series: Benito Almanza

Benito Almanza Arizona State President Company: Bank of America - AZ Business Magazine Sept/Oct 2010

Benito Almanza Title: Arizona State President Company: Bank of America How would you assess the banking industry’s reactions to the new financial reform law? What are the industry’s biggest concerns, particularly in regards to derivatives and less onerous regulation on small banks? Bank of America has generally supported reforms, including the formation of a new… Read More →

Financial Institutions In Arizona Are Expected To Receive Bailout Money

Financial Institutions Receive Bailout
by in AZ Business Magazine | Economy | Finance

While most of Arizona’s state-chartered banks were mulling over their options for federal assistance late last year, Uncle Sam was injecting billions of dollars of new capital into national banking companies with Arizona subsidiaries. The question is whether any of that money from the Department of the Treasury’s $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP)… Read More →

Eco-Workers: Sustainability Starts At The Office

Sustainability starts at the office Many firms are changing their operations to have considerably less impact on the environment. But most changes don’t have to begin at the top. They typically occur because concerned individuals got together, came up with an action plan and sold it to top management. As Alexis de Tocqueville observed in… Read More →