Articles by Michelle FlorCruz

Michelle FlorCruz joined IBTimes in October of 2012 and has special interest in stories relating to business and culture in China and other areas of Asia.

FlorCruz is a native of the Philippines but spent most of her life in Beijing, China, where she graduated from high school. She later received a BA in Communications and Media Studies from Fordham University in New York.

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Barclays

Barclays Mulling Standard Chartered Merger

The potential move to merge with Standard Chartered could be a way for Barclays to thwart possible demands from an activist investor to return capital to shareholders, the Financial Times reported Wednesday.
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Small Banks Trump Wall Street On Dodd-Frank Rewrite

Congress on Tuesday rolled back some of the restraints imposed on banks after the 2007-2009 global financial crisis, but big players like Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase, will not be breaking out the champagne.
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Investigators Reveal MH17 Was Shot By Russian Missile

Wilbert Paulissen of the Joint Investigations Team said new evidence suggested the Buk missile, used to blow the plane out of the sky, originated from the Russian military’s 53rd anti-aircraft missile brigade based in the city of Kursk.
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Mayweather's List Of Best Boxers Today

Floyd Mayweather named a number of boxers that impress him today as he believes the future of the sport is bright, especially if they clash with each other down the line.