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  1. Servicing Costs Rise Despite Lower Delinquencies, Reversing Longtime PatternRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | National Mortgage News

    Annual delinquency rates of 90 days or more peaked around 4.5% in 2009 and have generally trended downward, hitting 2.5% last year. However, direct servicing costs - at an estimated $170 per loan in 2014 - have largely risen since falling to a low of $55 per loan in 2007.

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  2. Ginnie Mae Tests Scorecard of Issuers' PerformancesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | National Mortgage News

    Ginnie Mae has been more closely monitoring how well issuers follow its guidelines, and now it is starting to keep score. This week Ginnie Mae launched a beta test of its Issuer Operational Performance Profile, which gauges issuers' operational strength and management of delinquent loans relative to their peers.

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  3. Make me a match: Fidelity to match some IRA contributionsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Fidelity is taking a page out of the 401 playbook to try to make it happen for your individual retirement account. The company will begin offering a match on contributions that some savers make to their IRA.

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  4. FHA Premium Cut Keeping Private Sector Out of the Market, Industry ClaimsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | National Mortgage News

    The Federal Housing Administration's recent premium reduction is undercutting the private sector and expanding the government's role in the housing market, housing finance industry representatives told a House subcommittee on Thursday. House Republicans have argued that the FHA was wrong to make a cut to its annual mortgage insurance premium before its reserve fund reached a statutory minimum - and witnesses agreed, but said the impact went beyond that.

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  5. Government on hot seat about dying Alberta man denied CPP disability benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Weyburn This Week

    The head of the federal government's backlogged social security tribunal has reached out to a terminally ill Alberta man who was denied Canada Pension Plan disability benefits to assure him that his appeal will be expedited. Peter McClure, 62, is suffering from lung and rectal cancer and has outlived his doctor's prognosis.

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  6. Too few women in business: expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: The percentage of women in startup companies in Lebanon is very low despite several initiatives to encourage females launch their own businesses, experts said Thursday. "Our company has so far given around 95 investments to new startups and around 20 percent of these projects are owned by women," Youssef Hamidaddin, CEO at investment company Oasis 500, told participants in the New Arab Women Forum aimed at discussing challenges facing women entrepreneurs in the Arab region.

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  7. New insight into Jax terror suspect, but questions remainRead the original story

    12 min ago | WTLV

    The First Coast News investigative team made several discoveries today about the man behind an alleged terrorism plot with Jacksonville ties. Abror New insight into Jax terror suspect, but questions remain The First Coast News investigative team made several discoveries today about the man behind an alleged terrorism plot with Jacksonville ties.

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  8. Credit unions to help SBA offer more sub $50,000 loansRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Business Journal

    U.S. Small Business Administration chief Maria Contreras-Sweet and Don Berger, president of the National Association of Federal Credit Unions, sign an agreement for credit unions to do more small money commercial lending. The U.S. Small Business Administration is teaming with the National Associations of Federal Credit Unions to re-energize commercial lending of up to $50,000.

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  9. Umeme selects two directors on Actis exitRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Daily Monitor

    The company had announced board changes to reflect new shareholding after major owner, UK private equity firm Actis, began gradual exit. Mr Piet Faling and Mr Ivan Kyayonka have been appointed non-executive directors to replace Younes Maamar and Ian Francis representing Actis who resigned in late November following a major change in ownership structure.

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  10. Jindal tells GOP Congress to 'grow a spine' on DHS fundingRead the original story

    17 min ago | KAUZ

    A panel of Utah lawmakers gave initial approval Thursday to a proposal that would allow residents of the conservative state who have chronic and debilitating diseases to consume edible medical marijuana products. A panel of Utah lawmakers gave initial approval Thursday to a proposal that would allow residents of the conservative state who have chronic and debilitating diseases to consume edible medical marijuana products.

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  11. Are we headed for another crisis in debt markets?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Ballooning bond funds that own more and more risky debt threaten to wreak havoc in credit markets. analysts warn.

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  12. Still Waiting for Tax Documents?As of Today, You Can Call IRS about that Missing W-2Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PR Log

    PRLog - Feb. 26, 2015 - PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- If you have yet to receive your Form W-2 and your employer is not being responsive, IRS can help.

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  13. 33Floors Launches New Corporate WebsiteRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - Feb. 26, 2015 - SAN FRANCISCO -- 33Floors, a leading Yardi real estate software consultancy, has launched its new corporate website - 33Floors.com site solidifies our position as leaders in the real estate software consultant space," notes David Burberry, co-founder of 33Floors. "We're proud of the work we've done for our clients and excited to introduce the team on our new corporate site."

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  14. Eaton Corp Now #142 Largest Company, Surpassing Norfolk Southern Corp.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    We work to find the most relevant and interesting articles about yield stocks to share with Forbes readers. The site is a one-stop source for aggregated data on dividend stocks, including features such as a dividend stock screener, a live dividend feed, an ex-div calendar, and a dividend calculator.

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  15. Dick's Sporting Goods Larger Than S&P 500 Component Hudson City BancorpRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    Market capitalization is an important data point for investors to keep an eye on, for various reasons. The most basic reason is that it gives a true comparison of the value attributed by the stock market to a given company's stock.

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  16. Bemis Larger Than S&P 500 Component Windstream HoldingsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    Market capitalization is an important data point for investors to keep an eye on, for various reasons. The most basic reason is that it gives a true comparison of the value attributed by the stock market to a given company's stock.

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  17. AptarGroup Larger Than S&P 500 Component Noble CorpRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    Market capitalization is an important data point for investors to keep an eye on, for various reasons. The most basic reason is that it gives a true comparison of the value attributed by the stock market to a given company's stock.

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  18. Abbott Laboratories Moves Up In Market Cap Rank, Passing Morgan StanleyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    Market capitalization is an important data point for investors to keep an eye on, for various reasons. The most basic reason is that it gives a true comparison of the value attributed by the stock market to a given company's stock.

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  19. Alcoa Takes Over #258 Spot From Analog DevicesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    Market capitalization is an important data point for investors to keep an eye on, for various reasons. The most basic reason is that it gives a true comparison of the value attributed by the stock market to a given company's stock.

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  20. Do Not Use TurboTax This Tax SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Gawker

    If you haven't already filed your taxes, you're probably considering TurboTax, the widely used software that makes filing a return easy for our nation of babies and dimwits. Consider an alternative: according to two former high-ranking employees, the company ignored rampant refund theft because it could take a cut.

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