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1 hr ago | WLWT-TV Cincinnati
The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation will pay out $420 million to state employers that were overcharged for insurance premiums under a settlement approved Thursday by a judge.
5 hrs ago | KION 46
Citigroup agreed to pay $7 billion to settle charges that it packaged bad mortgages during the run-up to the financial crisis.
10 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the settlement Thursday with the Wall Street bank.
12 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
New home sales fell 8.1 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 406,000, the Commerce Department said Thursday.
12 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
Mortgage company Freddie Mac says the nationwide average for a 30-year loan was 4.13 percent, unchanged from last week.
16 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
Organizers on Thursday announced a 20-strong competition lineup that includes Ramin Bahrani's subprime mortgage drama "99 Homes," with Andrew Garfield and Laura Dern, and Andrew Niccol's "The Good Kill," starring Hawke as a dissatisfied drone operator.
16 hrs ago | Hallam FM
The number of households creaking with crippling debts may double over the next four years, a think-tank has warned.
Housing and homelessness charity Shelter has launched an appeal calling for urgent support of its advice helpline, as the number of calls taken from people struggling to pay for their homes in the South East soars by over 69% in the last two years.
S&P's parent McGraw Hill Financial Inc. disclosed in a regulatory filing that it has received a so-called "Wells Notice" from staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Six years ago, the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims.
"This was a market that was dead in the water," Judge Janet Hall told Litvak. "This was a market that existed because of taxpayer money and you were in effect taking advantage of it through fraud."
Out of a seemingly hollow recovery from the Great Recession, a more durable if still slow-growing U.S. economy has emerged.
Ninety percent of the coffee the New York-based company sells is Fair Trade -- certified as produced by people who are treated and paid well.
A New York state judge has thrown out a lawsuit in which longtime investors in the Empire State Building claimed they were shortchanged out of hundreds of millions of dollars by the real estate magnates who took the iconic skyscraper public last October.
Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts, a congressional report said Wednesday.
The idea is to minimize the risk of a mass withdrawal from the funds during a financial panic.
The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office says its undercover investigators were able to get subsidized health care under fake names in 11 out of 18 attempts.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 07:36 pm
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