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2 hrs ago | News Times
The Bridgeport metropolitan area, which encompasses most of Fairfield County, is among the top five most-unfriendly areas in the nation for small businesses, and the state as a whole doesn't fare much better.
7 hrs ago | KION 46
Despite strong economic growth and no major surprises from the Federal Reserve, the bulls couldn't quite get it together Wednesday.
11 hrs ago | Business Journal
Bank of America Corp. has been fined $1.3 billion after being found guilty of a Countrywide scheme to sell suspect mortgages to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
12 hrs ago | KMIZ
The central bank has been gradually reducing, or tapering, its monthly bond purchases since January.
12 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery
In a story July 29 about consumer debt reported to collection agencies, The Associated Press erroneously indicated that 80 percent of Americans have no debt on file.
12 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in June indicates that growth in economic activity rebounded in the second quarter.
16 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah
The adoptive parents of Erica Parsons have been arrested exactly one year after the missing Rowan County teenager was reported missing.
20 hrs ago | National Mortgage News
The homeownership rate in the U.S. fell to a 19-year low as rising prices and tight credit kept many first-time buyers out of the property market.
SYDNEY, July 30 AAP - Mortgage insurer Genworth has flagged a full year profit of up to $250 million amid higher premiums as a strong property market leads to fewer claims.
Timothy DeLaGhetto posted a YouTube video Monday as he presented his parents with a check of $210,000 to pay off their mortgage.
The Pacific Legal Foundation and a small-business owner, Matt Sissel, argued that the Affordable Care Act is a bill for raising revenue and that it violated the Origination Clause of the Constitution because it began in the Senate, not the House.
This much is clear: The Federal Reserve will make another cut this week in its monthly bond purchases, which have been aimed at keeping long-term loan rates low.
The S&P/Case-Shiller home price index, a closely watched measure of home values.
The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index, released Tuesday, increased 9.3 percent in May from 12 months earlier.
The Zurich-based lender's offices in Germany were searched last year as part of an investigation of 750 cases involving foundations, a probe sparked by a CD with details of UBS clients that was purchased by the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia .
These consumers fall behind on credit cards or hospital bills. Their mortgages, auto loans or student debt pile up, unpaid.
An NHS worker is facing jail over a fraud that saw hundreds of thousands of pounds meant for vital cancer drugs fleeced from a world renowned hospital and used on shopping sprees and mortgage payments.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 10:08 pm
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