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  • Higher Bond Rating Called Great News For Plainville

    PLAINVILLE — The recent upgrade in the town's bond rating, its equivalent of a person's credit score, gives Plainville a ranking just below wealthy Greenwich, New Canaan and other towns considered the most fiscally sound in the state, the town's...
  • Congressmen Paul Ryan, Charlie Dent raise money in Allentown for House Republicans

    Paul Ryan, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, and Lehigh Valley Congressman Charlie Dent appeared Tuesday in Allentown to raise money for fellow U.S. House Republicans. Dent, R-15th District, hosted the National Republican Congressional Committee...
  • South Korea second-quarter GDP seen slowing as government works on stimulus

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's economy likely posted its weakest growth in more than a year in the June quarter, with a deadly ferry accident hitting consumption and offsetting a modest recovery in exports. The trade-reliant economy had earlier this...
  • International stock funds should be 20-40 percent of portfolio

    Readers frequently ask whether they should invest in international stocks and, if so, what percentage of their portfolios to apportion to these issues. I am a firm believer in diversified portfolios, primarily via index funds, and an important component...
  • Paul Fisher says Bank of England delivered recovery: The Independent

    (Reuters) - Bank of England economist Paul Fisher credited quantitative easing and the bank's Funding for Lending Scheme for the recovery that kicked in last year in an interview on Wednesday with the Independent. Fisher, who has left the Bank of...
  • CIT Group to buy Pasadena lender OneWest Bank

    CIT Group to buy Pasadena lender OneWest Bank
    Pasadena's OneWest Bank, which rose from the ashes of failed high-risk home lender IndyMac Bank, agreed to be bought by commercial lender CIT Group Inc. in a $3.4-billion deal that would create the biggest bank based in Southern California. The...
  • Putin has a new headache in Ukraine: Now Europe is watching

    Putin has a new headache in Ukraine: Now Europe is watching
    It's neither pleasant nor polite to say it, but the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may have been the best thing to happen to President Obama's policy on Ukraine in weeks. Until the plane went down with 298 passengers and crew last week, the...
  • American Apparel hopes to decide Charney's fate by mid-August

    (Reuters) - American Apparel Inc , a U.S. retailer dealing with high debt and management upheaval, said on Wednesday that the chief executive of another money-losing retailer would join its reshuffled board. American Apparel appointed RadioShack Corp CEO...
  • Cal State lowers enrollment growth, other expenditures for fall

    Cal State lowers enrollment growth, other expenditures for fall
    California State University will have to cut planned enrollment growth for the fall term -- from about 20,000 to 10,000 students -- after state funding fell short of expectations. The more pessimistic assessment was presented Tuesday to the Board of ...
  • How to escape the medical care debt trap

    How to escape the medical care debt trap
    The single biggest cause of personal bankruptcy in the United States isn't job loss or irresponsible use of credit. It's medical expenses. An analysis this year by NerdWallet Health found that about 60% of all bankruptcies are health related. And a...
  • NY Fed found serious problems at Deutsche Bank's U.S. arms: WSJ

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has found serious problems in Deutsche Bank AG's U.S. operations, including shoddy financial reporting, weak technology and inadequate auditing and oversight, people close to the matter told...