Financials Flat As Traders Hedge Bets Ahead Of Jobs Data — Financials Roundup

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Shares of banks and other financial institutions were flat as traders hedged their bets ahead of Friday’s jobs data.

Credit-card issuer Capital One Financial founder and longtime Chief Executive Richard Fairbank agreed to pay nearly $640,000 to settle civil claims that he violated federal laws by failing to report an increase in his stockholdings.

Consulting firm Accenture said it acquired Gevity, a strategy and consulting service provider.

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September 02, 2021 17:18 ET (21:18 GMT)

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