• Oct. 9, 2013, 7:56 AM
    • H&R Block (HRBtumbles 5.6% premarket after Republic Bank (RBCAA) says it's withdrawing its application to the OCC for conversion to a national banking association - a necessary condition of its agreement to purchase certain parts of HRB Bank.
    • "We remain committed to our twin goals of ceasing to be regulated as a savings and loan holding company and finding the right bank partner to help us to continue to grow our financial services business."
    • A conference call is set for 9 ET.
    Oct. 9, 2013, 7:56 AM