West-Boxford Real Estate News
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Yesterday | via Sentinel & Enterprise
Where's Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren when we need her? The debutante of the kill Wall Street crowd is suddenly silent as another potential housing bubble begs to be inflated -- courtesy of quasi-government darlings Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Earlier this month, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac took a step back to their bankruptcies in 2008 and the housing crisis that helped create the nation's worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. Comment?
Saturday | via Patch.com
Four national banks owe Massachusetts $2.7 million after settling a lawsuit from the state's attorney general, Martha Coakley. Bank of America, J.P. Morgan Chase, Citi and Wells Fargo Bank were all named in the lawsuit, which claimed the banks illegally foreclosed on Massachusetts homes. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 21 | via Boston.com
In criminal matters, the state has a constitutional obligation to make sure indigent defendants have lawyers. But on a host of civil matters - from divorces and custody cases to foreclosures and evictions - low-income people come into contact with the legal system without the assistance they need to navigate it properly. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 21 | via Boston.com
Ratings company Standard & Poor's will pay $77 million to settle with the US government, Massachusetts, and New York to resolve an investigation into mortgage-backed securities. The ratings agency will pay Massachusetts $7 million over allegations that it made misleading statements about how it evaluated certain commercial mortgage backed securities in 2011, giving investors a false sense of security and leaving them less protected from defaults and losses. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 14 | via The Raw Story
The senior Massachusetts senator spoke with her fellow scorner of Tim Geithner, Sheila Bair, the former Federal Deposit Insurance chairperson about key economic issues in an interview for Fortune magazine . Their acquaintance is of some vintage. Comment?
5 min ago | via The Star Online
Several changes have been made to the North Carolina Tax Law, which will change how taxpayers across the state file their taxes for the 2014 filing season. Comment?
6 min ago | via Information Technology
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'BB' rating on the following series of bonds issued by the Pinellas County Educational Facilities Authority on behalf of Pinellas Preparatory Academy, Inc. : The bonds are a general obligation of PPA, Inc., which operates Pinellas Preparatory Academy , a charter school serving grades 4 - 8, and Pinellas Primary Academy , a charter school serving grades K-3 located in Largo, Florida. The bonds are further secured by a first mortgage lien over the facility in which the schools are co-located and a cash-funded debt service reserve. Comment?
8 min ago | via Brad DeLong's Semi-Daily Journal
Rather, the debt was built by the same kind of bubble dynamics that leads to investors betting that an asset will never lose value. Which story is true is still up for debate, but it could just be that this time wasn't no different after all..." : "As a political matter Obamacare probably can't be repealed outright.... Strain also notes that conservatives might 'have their way with Obamacare' if 'the Supreme Court deals it a death blow.' Comment?
8 min ago | via Daily Herald
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11 min ago | via Cleveland.com
This Jan. 13, 2011 file photo shows the IBM logo in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. Calling it "ridiculous" and "baseless," IBM on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 dismissed a report that said the technology giant plans to lay off 1 in 4 of its workers, or 100,000 people. Stocks eked out tiny gains today after spending much of the day drifting sideways. Comment?
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