Daily Archives: May 1, 2016

Survey: Bank of America still lags rivals in customer service despite gains

Bank of America has improved its standings on a closely watched annual survey of customer satisfaction with the largest U.S. banks, but the Charlotte-based company still
ranks near or at the bottom in some markets.

Compared with last year, Bank of America ranked higher in seven of the 11 regions on J.D. Power’s 2016 study released this week. This year’s report is based on responses of more than 75,000 customers at roughly 130 banks.

The latest report shows Bank of America continues to lag some of its largest rivals, even as satisfaction with the biggest banks on the survey rose for the sixth consecutive year. For another year, Bank of America earned below the average score in every region, while Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase & Co. earned above the average in most regions.

Bank of America climbed in the rankings in California, Florida, the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, Southeast, Southwest and north central parts of the U.S. It posted its biggest gain in the Mid-Atlantic – rising to 10th-from-last place from third-from-last place in 2015.

Puerto Rico Says Will Default Tomorrow, Begs Congress For Help “Or Else Crisis Will Get Worse”

Update: PR Governor Padilla has spoken…*PUERTO RICO GOVERNOR SAYS WON’T PAY DEBT TOMORROW, CALLS ON U.S. CONGRESS, PAUL RYAN FOR HELP, CRISIS WILL GET WORSE IF U.S. CONGRESS DOESN’T HELP

Update: PR Governor Padilla has spoken…

  • *PUERTO RICO GOVERNOR SAYS WON’T PAY DEBT TOMORROW
  • *PUERTO RICO GOVERNOR SAYS ISLAND WON’T PAY DEBT MONDAY
  • *PUERTO RICO GOVERNOR: GOVERNMENT SIGNED MORATORIUM BILL YESTERD
  • *PUERTO RICO NEEDS DEAL W/ CREDITORS AND/OR CONGRESS: GARCIA

Read on.

Green Party candidate Jill Stein wrote an open letter to Bernie Sanders to collborate a political revolution to crack the two-party system structure

Bustle website:

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ odds of winning the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination are growing slim. But Jill Stein, the presumed presidential nominee of the Green Party, isn’t giving up. In an open letter penned last week, Stein asked Sanders to collaborate on a political revolutionthat would work outside the boundaries of the Democratic Party establishment and finally crack the two-party system’s rigid structure.

In her letter to Sanders, Stein wrote, “The Democratic machine has launched an unjust attack on your campaign — from the NY Daily News hit job to Paul Krugman’s unfounded assault, the DNC’s efforts to minimize your debate exposure, and the near-unanimous endorsement of Clinton by Democratic elected officials and super-delegates.” She went on to suggest that Sanders join forces with her instead in order to open “a window of historic possibility outside the Democratic Party.”

Obama’s last White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Just saw the White House Correspondent Dinner on cable. And yes, Trump, Cruz, Clinton, and Sanders were the butt of the jokes by Obama this year. Love Larry Wilmore tonight. And he closed out his last White House Correspondent Dinner as President by literally dropping the mic and said:

“With that, I have just two more words to say: Obama out.”

Indeed. Thanks for the memories of the yearly event for the last 8 years. Peace out!