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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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First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

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First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

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First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

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First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 32 reports

Wal-Mart Takes the Fight to MoneyGram and Western Union

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First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

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First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

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The future of Western Union [Published FOX Business - Video - Feb 12 2014]
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]
February 26th, 2014 – NICE Systems announced that the Western Union Company is rolling out its Customer Interaction Management solutions to leverage customer insights and deliver an enhanced experience across the company’s global Customer Care Centers. ...
Western Union (WU) Showing Resistance Near $16.50 [Published - Feb 19 2014]’s patented algorithms have chosen the Aug. '14 $16.00 call for a couple of hedged-trading ideas on Western Union Co (WU). A traditional covered call on Western Union yields 6.17% (12.65% annualized, for comparison purposes ...
Western Union Announces $0.125 Quarterly Dividend [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Feb 21 2014]
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union Announces $0.125 Quarterly Dividend ...
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The Western Union Company and the Western Union... [Published PR Newswire - Sep 26 2013]
Attention The Western Union Company Investors: ... [Published Financial Services - Jan 23 2014]
THE WESTERN UNION COMPANY SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Le... [Published Financial Services - Feb 05 2014]
NICE Working with Western Union to Improve the ... [Published Financial Services - Feb 25 2014]
THE WESTERN UNION COMPANY SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Le... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Dec 31 2013]
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