NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 01: People walk past an HSBC Bank branch at 550 Fashion Avenue on August 1, 2011 in New York City. According to reports, HSBC will eliminate 30,000 jobs worldwide and sell 195 ... more 
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 01: People walk past an HSBC Bank branch at 550 Fashion Avenue on August 1, 2011 in New York City. According to reports, HSBC will eliminate 30,000 jobs worldwide and sell 195 branches, mostly in upstate New York, to First Niagara Financial for about $1 billion. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images) less 
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