Awards, Appointments, Agreements, and Conference Call Schedules by Companies in the Financial Sector - Research Report on

 Awards, Appointments, Agreements, and Conference Call Schedules by Companies
 in the Financial Sector - Research Report on American Express, State Street,
                         Barclays, ING U.S., and BBVA

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NEW YORK, October 7, 2013

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting American
Express Company (NYSE: AXP), State Street Corp. (NYSE: STT), Barclays PLC
(NYSE: BCS), ING U.S. Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), and Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria,
S.A. (NYSE: BBVA). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge -
including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the
links below.

American Express Company Research Report

On October 2, 2013, American Express Company (American Express) announced that
American Express Global Corporate Payments was named "Most Admired Payment
System" for the 6^th consecutive year, by readers of The Beat, the BTN Group's
industry-leading business travel newsletter. The Company informed that the 6th
Annual Beat Readers' Choice Awards were based on a poll, which asked readers
of The Beat to choose the most admired company in the following six supplier
segments: Airline, Hotel, Car Rental, TMC, Tech Provider, and Payment System.
Darryl Brown, President, Americas, Global Corporate Payments, American
Express, said, "We're honored to be chosen again for this award by The Beat's
readers and corporate card users, who have so many options when it comes to
travel and payments. We understand that what companies need in travel
solutions has changed over the years - American Express has worked hard evolve
along with our customers while maintaining our commitment to service." The
Full Research Report on American Express Company - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/13d0_AXP]

State Street Corp. Research Report

On September 30, 2013, State Street Corp. (State Street) announced that State
Street Global Exchange has strengthened its analytics team by the appointment
of Dr. Jeffrey Bohn and Thomas Hughes. According to the Company, Dr. Jeffrey
Bohn joins State Street as Head of Portfolio Analytics and Valuation and
Thomas Hughes joins as Senior Product Strategist, Analytics, and both will
report to Dr. Roger M. Stein, Chief Analytics Officer of State Street Global
Exchange. Commenting on the appointment, Jeff Conway, Executive Vice
President, and Head of State Street Global Exchange said, "Our analytics
combine the experience and expertise necessary to translate information into
performance. The ability to harness the power of data, evaluate and act on it
empowers the investment decisions that will set our clients' strategies apart
in an increasingly complex market." The Full Research Report on State Street
Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets -
is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/1926_STT]

Barclays PLC Research Report

On October 1, 2013, Barclays PLC (Barclays) announced that Barclays Spain and
Caja Rural Castilla-La Mancha have reached an agreement for the transfer of
the business of 14 branches located in Madrid, Ávila, Ciudad Real, Cuenca, and
Toledo. According to the Company, the business of the 14 branches has an
estimated value of €300 million under management, a portfolio around 10,000
clients, and the appropriate workforce to continue providing the services that
customers demand. The Company further informed that the transfer is capital
accretive for Barclays and its 14 branches are part of the branch
restructuring announced in February 2013 by the Company, as part of the
repositioning of its European Retail Banking business with intentions to focus
on the Premier segment. The Full Research Report on Barclays PLC - including
full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/5a17_BCS]

ING U.S. Inc. Research Report

On October 2, 2013, ING U.S. Inc. (ING U.S.) announced that it will release
its Q3 2013 financial results on November 6, 2013 before the market opens. The
Company also informed that it will host an audio webcast of its Q3 2013
earnings conference call on November 6, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
ET. ING U.S. informed that the Q3 2013 earnings release and the investor
supplement will be posted on the Company's investor relations website on
November 6, 2013, at 6:00 a.m. ET. The Full Research Report on ING U.S. Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/9039_VOYA]

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. Research Report

On September 25, 2013, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (BBVA) announced
that the Company's Board of Directors has appointed Susana Rodriguez Vidarte
as a new member of its Executive Committee. According to BBVA, Ms. Vidarte
will be responsible for formulating and proposing the general policy
guidelines, developing programs, and setting the committee's objectives along
with monitoring the Company's results and activity, and approving relevant
transactions. BBVA stated that with Vidarte's appointment, the Executive
Committee now has two executive directors and four external directors. The
Full Research Report on Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/0b05_BBVA]

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