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  • What is the likely path of Fed interest rates?

    What is the likely path of Fed interest rates?
    Federal Reserve policymakers conclude their two-day meeting Wednesday, and it's almost certain that the central bank will make another cut in its bond-buying stimulus and downgrade its near-term economic growth outlook to reflect the poor first quarter....
  • These are nationally available credit cards offering the lowest interest rates on purchases as of Jun. 18. If you typically

    pay off the entire balance monthly, look for a zero-annual fee card that allows the most interest-free or grace days. Some cards listed below feature special introductory or "teaser" rates for a specified time before regular rates apply. Additional...
  • Fed stays the course on rates

    Fed stays the course on rates
    The Federal Reserve seemed to give investors and the business world just about everything they wanted to hear. The Fed endorsed the view that the sharp contraction in the first quarter was a blip: The economy has rebounded from the weather-related...
  • Be an 'intentional investor' when building vacation home

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I know this is probably not a worthy question, but I would like to ask anyway. My wife and I do fairly well professionally. Combined, our income is roughly $180,000 on an adjusted gross income basis. We are both 41...
  • Chapman offers generally rosy forecast update

    It was mostly good news Thursday morning as Chapman University revealed its 2014-15 Economic Forecast update in Costa Mesa. Orange County is showing broad growth in all job sectors — among them construction, education, healthcare, professional and...
  • Many homeowners with loan mods face rate increases

    Many homeowners with loan mods face rate increases
    If you are one of the millions of once-desperate homeowners who have had their loans reworked by a mortgage company to avoid foreclosure, it's time to start facing the possibility of having to do it all over again. Beginning this year, those whose...
  • Opening The Export Door To Connecticut Firms

    Cooper Atkins of Middlefield was recently presented with President Obama's "E" Award for Exports by U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker. The 129-year-old company produces high-tech time, temperature and humidity instruments for the food and health care...
  • Foreign debt default is unavoidable, Argentine officials say

    Foreign debt default is unavoidable, Argentine officials say
    Although Argentina's apparently imminent default on its foreign debt is unlikely to trigger a rerun of the economic and political crises that nearly tore the country apart a decade ago, it could usher in a new era of hardship, analysts said Friday....
  • Two Arundel candidates labeled as 'extremist' by Southern Poverty Law Center

    Two Arundel candidates labeled as 'extremist' by Southern Poverty Law Center
    Michael Anthony Peroutka and David Whitney, who are vying for the same seat on the Anne Arundel County Council, are members of the League of the South, an organization whose stated goal is the secession of Southern states. Peroutka also believes...
  • Average home size sets new record

    Average home size sets new record
    There are big houses and then there are bigger houses. In another sign of the housing market's 2013 turnaround, the average size of a new home built in the U.S. set a record last year, according to Census Bureau data released Monday. At almost 2,600...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown says fiscal prudence 'won this election tonight'

    Gov. Jerry Brown says fiscal prudence 'won this election tonight'
    Gov. Jerry Brown characterized his dominant finish in California's gubernatorial primary Tuesday as a victory for the fiscal policies of his last three years in office. "Someone once told me, you win elections the year before," he said. "What won this...