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Dec 22, 2008
Research reveals pollution-control tops the list of "green investments"

Even while citing a down economy and concerns about the earth's ecosystem, business owners continue to be optimistic about giving to environmental causes, according to a survey released today by...

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Dec 17, 2008

SunTrust Bank announced today it has lowered its prime lending rate to 3.25% from 4.00%, effective December 17, 2008. The prime rate is a benchmark used to set interest rates on various forms of...

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Dec 16, 2008

SunTrust Banks, Inc. announced today a turn-key Consumer-Directed Healthcare (CDH) solution for employers seeking to take control of their healthcare costs. The SunTrust Health Savings Account...

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Dec 12, 2008
Changes Include New President and Expanded Role for CFO as Part of "Long-Term Focus"

SunTrust Banks, Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James M. Wells III announced today a series of steps that he said represent "the latest steps in the ongoing and orderly evolution of our...

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Dec 9, 2008
"Prudent Step" Bolsters Capital in Increasingly Uncertain Economy

SunTrust Banks, Inc. said today it has received preliminary approval to sell to the U.S. Treasury the remaining $1.4 billion of preferred securities available to it under Treasury's Capital...

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Dec 2, 2008
New SunTrust eClaim Revenue Gateway Alleviates Insurance Claim Processing and Payment Challenges for Healthcare Providers

SunTrust Banks, Inc. today announced a new healthcare receivables solution for medical and dental practices of all sizes, as well as hospitals. SunTrust eClaim Revenue Gateway helps providers...

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Nov 28, 2008

SunTrust Banks, Inc. said it has set the purchase dates it will, under the terms of a previously announced agreement in principle with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), offer to...

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Nov 14, 2008
"Live Solid. Bank Solid." speaks to a new era of thrift, security and financial responsibility

Tapping into a clear cultural shift in consumer attitudes toward spending, saving and financial institutions, SunTrust Banks, Inc. today unveiled a new brand tagline and marketing campaign that...

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Nov 13, 2008

SunTrust Banks, Inc. today announced the launch of Business Solutions Central (www.bizsolutionscentral.com), an informational and educational resource designed to complement SunTrust's offerings...

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Nov 12, 2008

The Board of Directors of SunTrust Banks, Inc. today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.54 per common share. The dividend is payable on December 15, 2008, to shareholders of record...

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Nov 10, 2008

SunTrust Banks, Inc. will present at the Merrill Lynch Banking & Financial Services Conference on Thursday, November 13, 2008, at 9:40 AM Eastern Time. Mark A. Chancy, Corporate Executive Vice...

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Nov 5, 2008

SunTrust Banks, Inc. has been selected by the U.S. Treasury Department's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund to receive $50 million in tax credit allocation authority in the 2008...

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Nov 4, 2008

SunTrust Banks, Inc. will present at the BancAnalysts Association of Boston Conference on Friday, November 7, 2008, at 7:30 AM Eastern Time. James M. Wells III, Chairman, President and Chief...

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Oct 30, 2008

SunTrust Bank announced today it has lowered its prime lending rate to 4.00% from 4.50%, effective October 30, 2008. The prime rate is a benchmark used to set interest rates on various forms of...

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Oct 27, 2008

SunTrust Banks, Inc., said today that it has received preliminary approval from the U.S. Treasury for the sale of $3.5 billion in preferred stock and related warrants to the U.S. Treasury under...

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Oct 23, 2008

SunTrust Banks, Inc. and Subsidiaries OTHER FINANCIAL DATA (continued) (Dollars and shares in thousands, except per share data) (Unaudited) Three Months Ended September 30 Core Mortgage Deposit...

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Oct 23, 2008

SunTrust Banks, Inc. and Subsidiaries FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS (Dollars in millions, except per share data) (Unaudited) Three Months Ended September 30 % 2008 2007 Change EARNINGS & DIVIDENDS Net...

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Oct 23, 2008
Company Says Resiliency Underscored by Continued Profitability and Improved Capital Position

SunTrust Banks, Inc. today reported net income available to common shareholders of $307.3 million for the third quarter of 2008, or $0.88 per average common diluted share, compared to $412.6...

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Oct 21, 2008

SunTrust Mortgage, Inc. was ranked Highest in Customer Satisfaction in a recent study conducted by J.D. Power and Associates that evaluated the top national mortgage lenders on their origination...

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Oct 16, 2008
Improved Access, Flexibility, and New Reporting Tools Help Businesses Save Time and Money

SunTrust Bank announced today new enhancements to its Online Check Deposit service, which allows businesses to save time and money and better manage their cash. Using a certified scanner to...

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Oct 8, 2008

SunTrust Bank announced today it has lowered its prime lending rate to 4.50% from 5.00%, effective October 8, 2008. The prime rate is a benchmark used to set interest rates on various forms of...

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Oct 6, 2008

SunTrust Banks, Inc. announced today that it plans to release third quarter 2008 results prior to the market opening on Thursday, October 23, 2008. SunTrust management will host a conference call...

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Oct 6, 2008

SunTrust Banks, Inc. announced today that it has selected Mullen as its new Lead Agency, which will encompass advertising and integrated brand communications responsibilities. The decision follows...

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Sep 3, 2008

SunTrust Banks, Inc. will present at the Lehman Brothers Global Financial Services Conference in New York on Wednesday, September 10, 2008, at approximately 9:45 a.m. Eastern time. Mark A. Chancy,...

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Aug 25, 2008
Increasing numbers of business owners incorporate philanthropy into formal financial planning; most rely on opinions of spouses and partners

Charity truly begins at home, according to a new survey. SunTrust Bank Private Wealth Management released a study that finds families play a vital role when business owners seek to match money and...

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