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Wednesday Mar 25 | via Freshnews
Residences living in Oakland County, Michigan now have a solution for various real estate inquiries and needs. Tom Gilliam, RE/MAX Realtor and his HOMES2MOVEYOU.COM web site offers its expertise to be a one stop resource for people who live or who wish to live in Farmington Hills, Troy, Bloomfield Hills, Ferndale, Royal Oak, Northville, Novi and Metro Detroit area. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via WJRT
A new bipartisan package of bills being introduced in the Michigan Legislature aims to support survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. It would let survivors apply for unemployment benefits if they must leave their job to protect their safety. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 17 | via MLive.com
West Michigan real-estate developer Charles Patrick Gahan, accused in an $8 million mortgage scheme, is expected to make his initial appearance Tuesday, March 17, in U.S. District Court. Gahan had long been considered a suspect in a "mortgage stacking scheme" where multiple mortgages were taken out on property without lenders' knowledge. Comment?
Thursday Mar 12 | via The Washington Post
That's the message to traders in the $375 billion opaque market for collateralized loan obligations after Matthew Katke, a former Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc CLO trader, pleaded guilty Wednesday in the U.S. to committing securities fraud. Katke agreed to cooperate with federal prosecutors' investigation into a multimillion-dollar scheme to cheat customers who bought and sold bonds. Comment?
Saturday Mar 7 | via Los Angeles Times
Homeowners wait inside a convention hall at Detroit's Cobo Center for hearings that offer them a last-ditch chance to avoid foreclosure. Wayne County says 62,000 Detroit properties are subject to foreclosure this year. Comment?
4 min ago | via Sun Journal
The parent company of Camden National Bank has reached an agreement to purchase The Bank of Maine, a move that would give Camden 68 branches and a greater presence in Southern Maine. In disclosures filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Administration, Camden reported the merger would give the bank 10.6 percent of deposits in the state, surpassing Bangor Savings parent Bangor Bancorp. Comment?
6 min ago | via Monterey County Herald
Encouraging economic data on housing and consumer spending helped drive U.S. stocks sharply higher in midday trading Monday. Energy stocks were among the biggest gainers, bucking a slide in the price of crude oil. Comment?
7 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Both issuers and investors are being robbed of billions of dollars each year by the illiquidity of the $3.6 trillion municipal bond market. This is not the fault of the people who cover the space . Comment?
8 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
The U.S. real estate market has been sluggish in recent history, but the latest numbers hint that the sector may enjoy a stronger run of growth in the spring. The supporting evidence is still thin, although the sales trend has clearly improved in February, particularly for purchases of newly built single family homes. Comment?
23 min ago | via Castanet.net
Two former federal agents have been charged with stealing digital currency during their investigation into an online black market that allowed users to buy and sell drugs and other illegal items. Carl M. Force of Baltimore was a special agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration and Shaun W. Bridges of Laurel, Maryland, was a special agent with the U.S. Secret Service on a task force that investigated the Silk Road marketplace. Comment?
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