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  • 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...
  • NMLS Consumer Access website may help protect mortgage shoppers from unscrupulous loan originators

    Mortgage shoppers will have a new tool that will go a long way toward protecting them from being ripped off by unscrupulous loan originators when they gain admission this month to a growing nationwide database of companies and individuals who offer home...
  • 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...
  • Text of President Obama's State of the Union address

    Text of President Obama's State of the Union address
    Text of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, as provided by the White House: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests and fellow Americans: Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed...
  • 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,......
  • Paulson: 'Immediate' bailout essential

     
    by Mark Silva Citing a "chain reaction'' of bad mortgage loans that have led to an impending federal bailout of the nation's financial institutions, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson today will call on the Senate Banking Committee "to stabilize our...
  • Bush: 'Entire economy is in danger'

     
    by Mark Silva President Bush, delivering a nationally televised appeal for an unprecedented federal buyout of $700 billion in bad mortgage debts, told a wary nation tonight: "We are in the midst of a serious financial crisis... Without immediate action......
  • Bailout: Rescue promised in pieces

     
    by Mark Silva The federal bailout for banks and other financial institutions that congressional leaders have approved in a late-night deal will parcel as much as $700 billion to purchase bad mortgage-related debt. But the federal rescue will flow in......