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  • Recalls Lamb's Leadership

    Regarding the recent passing of Gerald A. Lamb, it was my honor and a pleasure to have served in the Vietnam Bonus Division of Connecticut's Treasury Department when Mr. Lamb was the state treasurer. The state legislature had created the "Bonus Division"...
  • Jeremy Stein to step down from short-handed Federal Reserve Board

    WASHINGTON -- Federal Reserve Governor Jeremy C. Stein plans to step down next month, creating another vacancy on the central bank's already short-handed board. Stein, 53, a Harvard economist and former Obama administration advisor, has served on the...
  • Kashkari unveils jobs plan he says would 'unleash' the private sector

    Kashkari unveils jobs plan he says would 'unleash' the private sector
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari unveiled a jobs plan Tuesday that calls for corporate tax breaks, hydraulic fracturing of some California oil deposits, reduced regulations on business and increased spending on water storage. The 10-...
  • U.S. risk panel to host asset management conference May 19

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. risk council will host a May 19 public conference to assess risks asset managers pose to financial markets, as the regulator faces industry efforts to ward off more oversight of large operators. The Financial Stability...
  • Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew heads home after prostate surgery

    Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew heads home after prostate surgery
    WASHINGTON -- Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew had successful outpatient surgery on Tuesday but remained at a New York area hospital overnight because of a low-grade fever, a Treasury Department spokeswoman said. Lew, 58, underwent the procedure to treat...
  • Church, housing groups sue Gov. Brown over mortgage settlement money

    A collection of religious groups and homeownership advocates sued California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday demanding that he return about $350 million from the 2012 national mortgage settlement that was used to plug holes in the 2013 state budget. The...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown amasses $19.7 million for reelection bid

    Gov. Jerry Brown amasses $19.7 million for reelection bid
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown has built a war chest of $19.7 million to fund his bid for an unprecedented fourth term, easily eclipsing the money raised by his challengers, according to new campaign reports filed with the state. Brown has raised...
  • Debt Adviser: How to handle a charge-off on an SBA loan

    QUESTION: My business went bankrupt in 2008, resulting in a charge-off on a Small Business Administration loan. Since the SBA loan is also in my personal name, that charge-off is on my credit report. I am now trying to get a mortgage to purchase a...
  • Connecticut Could Feel Effects Of Possible Russian Sanctions

    Connecticut Could Feel Effects Of Possible Russian Sanctions
    With the United States threatening broad sanctions against the Russian economy, what that would mean for businesses in Connecticut is difficult to tease out. For the state's largest industrial firm, United Technologies Corp., an old-fashioned trade war...
  • Leonid Bershidsky: Obama gets personal with new Russia sanctions

    The purpose of U.S. sanctions against Russia is now clear: Inflict personal pain on Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Treasury Department's most recent additions to the list of individuals facing travel restrictions and U.S. asset freezes focus on...
  • Why sanctions don't really work

    In 1919, after allied sanctions on food shipments had starved the Kaiser's Germany into submission, President Wilson endorsed the continued use of sanctions to settle international disputes as an "economic, peaceful, silent, deadly remedy." Almost a...