Banking & Finance
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Sales of houses in August were on par with a year ago, the latest monthly report shows.
The data, reported to the Centralized Real Estate Information Services Multiple Listing Service by the Youngstown Columbiana Association of Realtors and the Warren Area Board of Realtors, showed a combined 474 houses were sold in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties last month, slightly ahead of the 461 sold in August 2013 and the 468 sold in July.
CLEVELAND -- KeyCorp, parent of KeyBank, extended $2.9 billion in financing to developments in underserved communities in the form of debt and equity, says its just-released 2013 corporate responsibility report.
The provider of financial services has some $92 billion in assets.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Sales of new cars and trucks in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties remained flat in August compared to a year earlier, according to the Automobile Dealers Association of Eastern Ohio's monthly report on auto sales.
Dealers in the three counties sold 2,591 new vehicles in August versus 2,592 sold that month in 2013.
Combined sales of new and used vehicles were also down slightly from a year ago, the report shows. Dealers last month sold 6,257 new and used cars and trucks compared to 6,321 last year, a decline of 1%.
MIDDLEFIELD, Ohio -- Common stock of the Middlefield Banc Corp., holding company of The Middlefield Banking Co., will begin trading on the Nasdaq Capital Market stock exchange effective with the opening of trading Sept. 10.
Shares will trade under the symbol MBCN.
PITTSBURGH -- PNC Equipment Finance, a member of The PNC Financial Services Group Inc., has created a Structured Finance Solutions group, Rich Doherty, president of the subsidiary, announced Thursday.
The in-house group will provide strategic services and creative solutions to large corporations, midsize companies and government entities involved in complex financial transactions, Doherty said.
The group will focus on the energy, transportation, manufacturing, media, municipal and infrastructure sectors.
- Middlefield Banc Corp. to Trade on Nasdaq Wednesday - September 8, 2014
- PNC Launches Equipment Finance Group - September 5, 2014
- GM, Cruze Sales Decline, Big Month for Chrysler - September 3, 2014
- House Prices in Youngstown, Warren Region on Upswing - September 3, 2014
- Half of Americans Avoid Stocks, Bonds Markets - September 3, 2014
- Underwater Mortgages in US Fall to 17% - August 29, 2014
- Business Economists Think Fed Policy on Right Track - August 25, 2014
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