Articles by Mike Obel

Mike Obel works as senior news editor for International Business Times. Prior to joining IBT, he worked on the Finance Desk of The Associated Press in New York. He has also worked for United Press International in Dallas and Philadelphia and the Oil & Gas Journal. Mike has done freelance work for newspapers and worked in public relations, speech writing and communications for BP and ConocoPhillips.

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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.