Articles

Business: Giannini to Nevada

When Amadeo Peter Giannini retired in 1930, his Transamerica Corp. rested on two great piers, with a continent between— Bank of America in San Francisco and...

Business & Finance: Bankitaly, Bancitaly

Upon the reorganization of the century-old Bank of America last week as the Bank of America National Association, under the wise & facile advice of Amadeo...

Business & Finance: Fourth Largest

When, last March, Elisha Walker's Blair & Co. merged with Amadeo Peter Giannini's Bank of America, N. A. (TIME, April 1), the union was generally interpreted...

Business & Finance: Old A. P.

You do not spend the second 30 years of your life building a little Italian bank into the fourth richest in the U. S.—and keeping it—without making enemies...

Business: San Francisco Feud

In the modified superlative so dear to the West Coast, the Central Bank of Oakland is the "largest California bank outside of San Francisco and Los Angeles"...

Business: Bacigalupi Up

From the many-storied, many-winged banking temple that is Transamerica Corp., the spirit of its builder has faded slowly. Master of the temple for one year...

BANKING: Giannini Changes His Mind

Last March ferocious old Amadeo Peter Giannini compromised his two-year feud with the New Deal by promising to change some of the methods and practices of his...

Business & Finance: Transamerica Unscrambled

For many a month Wall Street has known that "Something has to be done about Transamerica." Last week the big holding company's 217,000 shareholders received a...

Business & Finance: No Deal

Amadeo Peter Giannini of San Francisco sits on top of a great banking pile. His Bank of America has 492 branches in California. Mr. Giannini also controls some...

Business: Personnel: Oct. 19, 1931

Last week the following were news: Dr. Attilio H. Giannini, brother of Amadeo Peter Giannini, was appointed chairman of the executive committee of Bank of...

See more Time.com Articles