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  • Business events scheduled for the coming month

    All times are Eastern WEDNESDAY, July 1 WASHINGTON — Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for June, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for May, 10 a.m. DETROIT — Automakers release...
  • First-time homebuyers back in the market

    First-time homebuyers back in the market
    When Federal Reserve head Janet Yellen was asked about housing issues recently, she gave a classic economist's "on-the-one-hand, on-the-other-hand" answer. But because she neatly summed up the disparate economic realities confronting millions of owners,...
  • US judge gives partial victory to ex-AIG CEO in bailout case

    A federal judge handed a partial victory to the former CEO of American International Group, who claimed the government's bailout of the insurance giant in the heat of the financial crisis was unfairly punitive. Judge Thomas Wheeler ruled Monday to...
  • Bernanke: Dump Jackson, not Hamilton, on US currency

    Former Federal Reserve chief-turned blogger Ben Bernanke is calling for the U.S. Treasury to abandon plans to drop Alexander Hamilton from his featured spot on the $10 bill and to dump Andrew Jackson from the $20 instead. Bernanke wrote Monday that he is...
  • Greek tragedy averted, investors focus on U.S. economy, interest rates

     Greek tragedy averted, investors focus on U.S. economy, interest rates
    Investors are applauding as the curtain starts to fall on another scene from the continuing Greek tragedy. This act looks like it will culminate in a happy ending for investors, with no recognized failure by Greece to pay off its loans and with a...
  • Currency Foe Andrew Jackson Has No Business On The $20 Bill

    Currency Foe Andrew Jackson Has No Business On The $20 Bill
    Few people would quarrel with the Treasury's decision to honor a distinguished woman with a spot on one of the most commonly used bills of America's currency. But by pushing aside Alexander Hamilton's image to make room for a woman on the $10 bill...
  • FHA loans helping first-time buyers return to housing market

    FHA loans helping first-time buyers return to housing market
    When Federal Reserve head Janet Yellen was asked recently about housing issues, she gave a classic economist's "on-the-one-hand, on-the-other-hand" answer. But because she neatly summed up the disparate economic realities confronting millions of owners,...
  • The Fed's 'free money' economy will crash

    The Fed's 'free money' economy will crash
    Matt O'Brien's opinion piece "Savers need to quit whining and take some risk" flies (or should I say crashes) in the face of the advice most financial planners give. Older retired folks who are greatly affected by low interest rates on savings can ill...
  • Ben Bernanke 'appalled' at decision to 'demote' Hamilton from $10 bill

    Ben Bernanke 'appalled' at decision to 'demote' Hamilton from $10 bill
    Count Ben S. Bernanke among the ranks of Alexander Hamilton supporters. The former Federal Reserve chairman said Monday on his blog that he was "appalled" to hear of Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew's decision last week to "demote" Alexander Hamilton...
  • SEC commissioner: Alternative funds popular but potentially dangerous

    Government regulators think you might be getting led astray by mutual funds and ETFs that could act like wolves in sheep's clothing. Securities and Exchange Commission Commissioner Kara Stein said in a recent speech to the Brookings Institute that...
  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursday

    U.S. stocks closed higher on Thursday, propelling the Nasdaq composite index to an all-time high. It was the best day for stocks in a week and came a day after the Federal Reserve said that it needed to see more improvement in the economy before...