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Thursday Feb 19 | via Daily Herald
Those are about the only signs of life in a former tavern that closed in 2012. Some of the windows are still boarded up after critters invaded. Comment?
Thursday Feb 12 | via Chicago Tribune
The number of homes repossessed by banks in the Chicago area in January rose almost 10 percent from a year earlier in a pattern seen elsewhere in the nation, according to data released Thursday. In Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake and Will counties,1,868 residential properties were taken back by lenders and became bank-owned, RealtyTrac found. Comment?
Feb 3, 2015 | via Chicago Tribune
Illinois sued Standard & Poor's in 2012, alleging that S&P fraudulently boosted the ratings of risky mortgage securities to boost its revenue and market share. Illinois sued Standard & Poor's in 2012, alleging that S&P fraudulently boosted the ratings of risky mortgage securities to boost its revenue and market share. Comment?
Jan 30, 2015 | via Daily Mail
Kenneth Griffin, 45, CEO of $20 billion Chicago investment firm Citadel LLC, filed for divorce from his wife of 11 years, Anne Dias, last year Per a prenup, Dias has no right to anything but a $25 million payout and $1 million for each year they were married But she is also demanding $1 million a month for expenses for their three children, including staff, vacation rentals and a jet, her husband said Griffin is also demanding that his wife be a 'good girl' to get more money from him and refused her access to their marital home she claims The wife of hedge fund billionaire Ken Griffin is demanding $300,000 a month to pay for around-the-clock access to a private jet, according to a recent court filing in their contentious divorce. Comment?
Jan 29, 2015 | via Patch.com
The City of Evanston's Property Tax Assessment Review Office reminds residents that first installment property tax bills for tax year 2014 will arrive in the last week of January and are due by Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Property taxes are paid in two installments. Comment?
Yesterday | via American Reporter
Developments in the United Kingdom and Italy may ease some bon and stock market pressures, but on the eve of an emergency G-7 Finance Ministers' meeting Friday, I will provide them with a list from my money prescription pad, which, like my kids, they will likely ignore. First, how we got here, or rather the last few days of how we got here. Comment?
Monday Mar 2 | via Chicago Tribune
Consumer complaints about debt again topped the list of concerns for Illinoisans last year. But identity theft, including rampant data breaches in recent years, was the No. Comment?
Thursday Feb 26 | via The Washington Post
The investment firm, with about $25 billion under management, is acquiring Five Ten Capital, a rental business with more than 1,500 houses in states including Florida, Illinois and Texas, said two people with knowledge of the deal. New York-based Cerberus also is hiring Five Ten's founder, Rob Bloemker, to oversee the rental business and play a role in broader mortgage investments, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the information is private. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 25 | via Lincoln Daily News
Governor Bruce Rauner announced Tuesday he has nominated Ramon Cepeda and Jill Smart for openings on the University of Illinois' Board of Trustees. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 25 | via Mortgage News Daily
Freddie Mac said on Wednesday that its Multi-Indicator Market Index still shows that, at the national level, housing is continuing to stabilize . Thirty-eight of the 50 states plus the District of Columbia are now showing an improving three-month trend as are 40 of the 50 largest metro areas. Comment?
5 min ago | via The Nation
FARM developer SPCG is focusing more on the rooftop solar business, forming a leasing joint venture in the hopes of ramping up its earnings this year. The move came after the government made a final call for applications for this round of licences to generate electricity with solar cells on rooftops - 400 megawatts for residents - and set June end as the deadline. Comment?
26 min ago | via MarketWatch
If you're a bank and customers panic, it's a good idea to have enough money in the vault should those customers come running to withdraw their deposits. That's basic idea behind the recent round of stress tests , the results of which were announced after the market close Thursday. Comment?
10 min ago | via The New Zealand Herald
About 30% of new residential mortgage lending goes to investors, almost all of which falls outside the restrictions on high-LVR lending. Photo / File Residential property investors look to be in the Reserve Bank's sights if it should opt later this year for another LVR-style intervention in the property market. Comment?
17 min ago | via Curbed
According to data released by Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage decreased to 3.75 percent , down from 3.8 percent a week ago and 4.28 percent a year ago. The 15-year fixed-rate fell to 3.03 percent, down from last week's 3.07 percent and last year's 3.32 percent. Comment?
18 min ago | via Times of Oman
New York: The Federal Reserve said all 31 big banks subjected to a stress test have sufficient capital to absorb losses during a sharp and prolonged economic downturn. It's the first time since the central bank started stress tests in 2009 that no firm fell below any of the main capital thresholds. Comment?
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