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  • Obama sends consumer-protection bill to Congress

    Obama sends consumer-protection bill to Congress
    President Obama, pushing a key part of his overhaul of financial regulations, sent to Congress a draft bill that would create the Consumer Financial Protection Agency, which he said would better protect Americans from unscrupulous practices and make...
  • Is Obama's stimulus working?

    Is Obama's stimulus working?
    Today's topic: Would the economy be worse off without the Obama administration's stimulus? Or does the fact that we're still deep in a recession suggest that it would have been better simply to let the economy bottom out as quickly as possible? The wrong...
  • IRA resource guide

    Wondering if it's time to start a retirement savings plan? The answer, no matter how old you are, is yes! Take Stock 1. Asked yourself, "where am I, financially?" It is a good idea to really figure out where you are with your finances. Pull out your...
  • Banking clarity

    Banking clarity
    The federal government has taken over 17 failing banks and thrifts this year, seizing them at a rate three times faster than last year. At that pace, it will "nationalize" 85 banks by year's end, compared with three -- yes, three three -- in 2007. Yet...
  • Can D.C. fix what ails the system?

    Lost amid last week's bad economic news, an unexpectedly partisan vote on the stimulus and President Obama's saber-rattling over Wall Street bonuses were the opening shots of a battle over how far Washington should go to reshape the financial system. But...
  • Global Meltdown Rule No. 1: Do the math

    As a Peruvian educated by British and American teachers, I learned never to embark on a major task without first "doing the math." No more of that Latino "happy go lucky, trust your gut and say three Hail Marys" approach to life. Without measurement, my...
  • Lehigh Valley banks find parochial principles pay off

    The nation's banking crisis has troubled such financial institutions like Wachovia and Sovereign, two large banks heavily tied to the Lehigh Valley. Others, like some community banks, are seeing the times as an opportunity to gain customers. Founded...
  • U.S. says Blagojevich, crew ran state as racket

    Federal prosecutors expanded their case against former Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Thursday in an indictment that drew more of his closest aides into the scandal and adds new schemes to the list of charges against him: Pocketing money funneled through his...
  • Community Commentary: Bank bailouts needs to stop

    As thousands of homes are forfeited to banks each year, I continue to receive calls from constituents who cannot understand why financial institutions seem to prefer foreclosures and short sales on homes rather than to work with homeowners on loan...
  • Drew University's new nursing school opens under financial cloud

    Drew University's new nursing school opens under financial cloud
    Even as the doors open this month on a new $43-million building to house the inaugural nursing class at Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, the university's interim president warned that the long-struggling institution is already in danger of...
  • McCain: Squeeze Iran financially

     
    by Stuart Silverstein In a speech he will deliver this morning, John McCain manages to take a slap at Barack Obama and Iran at the same time. McCain, according to excerpts of a prepared address to the pro-Israel lobby AIPAC,......