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  • Wells Fargo agrees to pay $175M settlement in pricing discrimination suit

    Wells Fargo agrees to pay $175M settlement in pricing discrimination suit
    About 1,000 Baltimore-area residents are expected to receive thousands of dollars each under a landmark $175 million settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice and Wells Fargo over accusations of discriminatory lending practices. Under the terms...
  • LA Sues US Bank, Prosecutor Calls The Lender A 'Slumlord'

    LA Sues US Bank, Prosecutor Calls The Lender A 'Slumlord'
    LOS ANGELES -- For Mary Sanchez, the vacant, foreclosed home across from hers on Abner Street in El Sereno was an assault on the senses and her piece of mind. Gang members and squatters used it as a stash house. The place stank of dead animals. Mice made...
  • Apodaca: Be careful about swiping cards as you shop

    On the day after Thanksgiving, I ate leftovers, went to a movie, ate more leftovers, and put gas in my car in preparation for a trip to the Rose Bowl for the UCLA-Stanford football game the following day. Oh yes, I might also have been the victim of a...
  • Report: Let private student loans be discharged in bankruptcy

    Report: Let private student loans be discharged in bankruptcy
    Borrowers overwhelmed by private student loan debt often discover an ugly truth too late — these loans can't be discharged in bankruptcy like other types of consumer loans. A new report on private student loans by the Consumer Financial...
  • Tax cut kabuki

    WASHINGTON -- In the slow waltz on Capitol Hill over extending or dropping the Bush tax cuts due to expire at year's end, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid one-upped the House Republicans this week. He slipped through the Senate the Democratic plan to...
  • Phone scam claims your debit card is locked

    Phone scam claims your debit card is locked
    A new phone scam is hitting the Wichita area and the local Better Business Bureau wants to make sure you do not fall for it. Factfinder 12 has heard from several viewers who received one of the calls. The call begins with a recording claiming to be...
  • Unions, Boomers Digesting Twinkies' Lesson

    "All Gods were immortal." — Stanislaw Lec And also brands, the gods of the marketplace. Earthquakes may strike, dynasties may fall and locusts may devour the crops, but Oldsmobile and Pan Am are forever. Never mind. But about the death of...
  • Digesting the Twinkies' lessons

    Digesting the Twinkies' lessons
    "All Gods were immortal." -- Stanislaw Lec WASHINGTON -- And also brands, the gods of the marketplace. Earthquakes may strike, dynasties may fall and locusts may devour the crops, but Oldsmobile and Pan Am are forever. Never mind. But about the...
  • Maryland investment firms haven't abandoned Democrats

    Maryland investment firms haven't abandoned Democrats
    Wall Street might have turned its back on Democrats this election, but that's not the case among Maryland investment firms. The vast majority of contributions to candidates by T. Rowe Price employees went to Democrats. And Democrats were the...
  • Building Baltimore's next economy

    Building Baltimore's next economy
    By several measures, metropolitan Baltimore's economy is doing better than fine. In 2010, median household income was nearly $15,000 higher than the national average, and during the last decade, real incomes grew even as they shrank nationally. Metro...
  • NEA, Brookings Institute To Pow-Wow on Arts and Economic Development

    NEA, Brookings Institute To Pow-Wow on Arts and Economic Development
    Arts as an economic dfevelopment tool will get a national spotlight when the Brookings Institution and the National Endowment for the Arts co-host “The Arts, New Growth Theory, and Economic Development.” The symposium with leading...