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Fact Sheet for Western Union Company

Nationality: United States
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General: offers one of the easiest ways for families and friends to send money and stay connected almost anywhere in the world. It all comes down to the relationships they’ve established over many years. takes pride in being close to their consumers.  Source:
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Western Union - Brothers (2014) [Published - Jul 15 2014]
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Western Union CEO Hikmet Ersek says his digital business is growing quickly. ...
Western Union: Finance in purgatory [Published The Economist - Finance & Economics - Feb 13 2014]
ON FEBRUARY 11th Western Union’s executives glossed over a decline in earnings and revenues in an upbeat call. But a day earlier five law firms had cast light on some of its troubles when they petitioned a court to represent its shareholders in lawsuits ...
NICE Working with Western Union to Improve the ... [Published Call Centre Clinic News Articles - Feb 26 2014]
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Western Union (WU) Showing Support Near $15.35 [Published - Apr 29 2014]
Western Union Co (WU) presents a trading opportunity that offers a 6.16% return in just 263 days.A covered call on Western Union at the $15.00 level expiring on Jan. '15 offers an assigned return rate of 6.16% or 8.55% annualized. This trade offers 9.60% ...
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