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  1. Investors watching Lehman ex-CEORead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Dick Fuld has admitted mistakes. He has said he was wrong. He testified to Congress "bad judgments were made regarding the market."

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  2. HAMP, HARP get two-year extensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Cape Cod Times

    The federal government is extending for another year two programs designed to help homeowners who are at risk of defaulting on their mortgage or still owe far more on their loans than the properties are worth. The Home Affordable Modification Program and the Home Affordable Refinance Program will be extended until the end of 2016, Mel Watt, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, said Friday.

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  3. Couple Thanks America With $850,000 GiftRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    Years ago, I found myself sitting in law school in Moot Court wearing an oversized itchy blue suit. It was a horrible experience.

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  4. Seattle couple leave estate to 'America': Nearly 1 million gifted to US TreasuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    An elderly couple from Seattle left their estate - assets worth nearly one million dollars - to their favorite uncle: Uncle Sam. Identical wills of Peter and Joan Petrasek stated that their considerable holdings should be given "to the government of the United States of America."

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  5. Situation in Baltimore shows liberalism's failureRead the original story

    Saturday | The Las Vegas Sun

    Progressive liberalism is destroying the fabric of our once-great nation, and progressive liberals refuse to acknowledge that their grand societal experiment has been a miserable failure. In cities and states all over the country, where high crime, high unemployment and unsustainable budget deficits prevail, the administrations are Democrat and liberal.

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  6. Seattle couple leave $850,000 estate to U.S. governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WPBF

    A Seattle couple left nearly $850,000 to the U.S. government as a gesture of thanks to their adopted country. Peter Petrasek, who emigrated from Czechoslovakia after World War II, and his wife Joan stipulated in their will that all of their money be donated to the government.

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  7. Fed on track to hike rates as economic headwinds wane - YellenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Reuters

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was clearer than ever on Friday that the central bank was poised to raise interest rates this year, as the U.S. economy was set to bounce back from an early-year slump and as headwinds at home and abroad waned. Yellen spoke amid growing concern at the Fed about volatility in financial markets once it begins to raise rates, and a desire to begin coaxing skeptical investors towards accepting the inevitable: that a 6-1/2-year stretch of near-zero interest rates would soon end.

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  8. Currency Sanctions in the Trade Bill: A Risk or a Ruse?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Wall Street Journal

    President Barack Obama speaks as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a press conference in Tokyo last year. The U.S. and Japan are the two largest economies in the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks.

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  9. Report Backs Adding Financial Services at USPSRead the original story

    Friday | CFO

    Since the U.S. Postal Service is already the country's largest paper money order provider, and also offers international money transfers, some check cashing and prepaid cards, why not let it expand services to wire transfers - and even make loans as an outright bank? Those are some of the recommendations in a report detailing how limited expansion of banking services could provide the service with an additional $1.1 billion in revenues and, if granted the legal authority to act more like a bank, up to ten times that amount.

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  10. Currency Amendment Killed on Trade Promotion Authority BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Roll Call

    Portman's currency amendment to the Trade Promotion Authority package was narrowly defeated. It had drawn a veto threat. 2 comments

  11. Seattle couple leaves estate to America: $1 million goes Uncle Sam, but why?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Examiner.com

    A Seattle couple left almost $1 million to the U.S. government in their wills. They have no children or living relatives, but the U.S. was a welcoming place to the couple escaping war-torn Europe in the '50s.

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  12. Yellen says Fed on track to hike ratesRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Buenos Aires Herald

    US Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew listens to Chair of the Federal Reserve Janet Yellen during a meeting of the Financial Stability Oversight Council at the Treasury Department in Washington, DC. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was clearer than ever today that the central bank was poised to raise interest rates this year, as the US economy was set to bounce back from an early-year slump and as headwinds at home and abroad waned.

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  13. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Downgraded to Sell at ZacksRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Zacks' analyst wrote, "Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. is engaged in providing management and technology consulting services to the U.S. government in the defense, intelligence and civil markets. Technological services offered by the Company include Cyber technologies, SE&I, Systems development and Strategic technology and innovation.

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  14. Seattle couple leaves entire fortune to 'America'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The U.S. government is $847,215.57 richer thanks to an extraordinary gift from an immigrant couple. Peter Petrasek escaped Czechoslovakia Seattle couple leaves entire fortune to 'America' The U.S. government is $847,215.57 richer thanks to an extraordinary gift from an immigrant couple.

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  15. Immigrant Couple, Including Husband Who Fled Nazis, Leaves Estate To 'America'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Switched

    A married couple from Seattle, including a husband who had fled Nazi persecution, made it their last wish that Uncle Sam inherit their entire estate. In identical wills, immigrants Peter and Joan Petrasek, who had no known relatives, left all of their money and assets to " the government of the United States of America ," ABC News reported on Thursday.

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  16. Yellen sees rate rise in 2015, gradual tightening thereafterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Globe and Mail

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at a meeting of the Financial Stability Oversight Council at the Treasury Department in Washington, in this May 19, 2015 file photo. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at a meeting of the Financial Stability Oversight Council at the Treasury Department in Washington, in this May 19, 2015 file photo.

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  17. Who better to judge the market than failed CEO?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Miami Herald

    Dick Fuld has admitted mistakes. He has said he was wrong. He testified to Congress "bad judgments were made regarding the market."

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  18. Currency Amendment Could Derail 'Fast-Track' DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Roll Call

    Supporters of the Senate's "fast-track" trade bill that will be voted on sometime Friday are taking seriously the threat of one amendment they fear will derail the whole thing. The amendment offered by Sens. Rob Portman , R-Ohio, and Debbie Stabenow , D-Mich., would strengthen enforcement against other nations considered to be manipulating their currency, which could tip trade deals in the offender's favor.

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  19. Fed's Yellen expects rate hike 'some point this year'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Fed chair Janet Yellen said she expects the Federal Reserve to begin raising interest rates "at some point this year," saying delaying the long-awaited move risks the economy overheating. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at a meeting of the Financial Stability Oversight Council at the Treasury Department in Washington, May 19, 2015.

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  20. How does transfer pricing help business?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Investopedia

    Transfer pricing involves the trade of goods or services between two related companies, and both can come out the winner. Transfer pricing improves business efficiency and simplifies the accounting process.

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