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  • Good news, bad news in foreclosure activity

    In the For Crying Out Loud Department, we have yet another reason the housing market is straining to reach normalcy: there aren't enough foreclosures. Not that Rick Sharga wishes mortgage default on anyone — and he acknowledges that the nation...
  • Postal Service Raising Fees For P.O. Boxes In Connecticut

    WASHINGTON —The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service will raise fees on thousands of post office boxes rented to individuals and businesses in Connecticut, starting next month. The U.S. Postal Service, in a notice that will be posted in the Federal...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    SUSAN M. SALVADOR was appointed vice president of enrollment and student affairs at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem Township. Salvador, Ed.D., has an international reputation and professional record in higher education. Prior to joining...
  • Bitcoin ATM builder takes aim at traditional financial services

    In a makeshift office — a living room crowded with desks, monitors and a beanbag chair — a handful of programmers are hacking away on computers, aiming to make their mark on the multibillion-dollar financial services industry. This condo...
  • New U.S. sanctions on Russia take aim at key economic sectors

    Citing Russia’s “continued provocations in Ukraine,” President Obama imposed new economic sanctions Wednesday on some of Russia’s largest financial institutions, energy companies and weapons firms. Among those sanctioned were...
  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates tick higher; 30-year fixed averages 4.15%

    Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates tick higher; 30-year fixed averages 4.15%
    A favorable jobs report pushed mortgage rates slightly higher in this week’s survey of lenders by Freddie Mac, with the average for a 30-year fixed loan rising to 4.15% from 4.12% last week. Mortgage lenders were offering 15-year fixed loans at an...
  • Couple struggling with three loans on two houses

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: My husband and I have a house outside of Atlanta that we have lived in for 30 years. We have a first mortgage and a home equity line of credit, and both still have balances. If we sell this house, we probably could...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: June inducsrial proaction and capacity utilization, June PPI, NAHB housing market index for July, weekly mortgage applications Local earnings: Abbott Laboratories, Northern Trust Corp., RLI Corp. Other earnings: AMR Corp., Bank of America, eBay...
  • Q&A With Voya Financial CEO Rodney Martin

     Q&A With Voya Financial CEO Rodney Martin
    — Voya Financial Chairman and CEO Rodney O. Martin Jr. came to the company in 2011 at a critical time, just as it was about to separate from its former Dutch parent, ING Groep N.V., and venture out on its own. The separation required a rebranding,...
  • Lawsuit filed in water-rate flap

    A financial consulting company that miscalculated multiple years of water rates in 2012 should pay for its mistakes, which cost Glendale more than $9.3 million, according to a lawsuit city officials filed Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court. The $9....
  • Sharpe's Apartment Lease In Charter Group's Building Raises More Questions

    Ex-charter school boss Michael Sharpe's lease with his former employer has raised new questions about how much he has been paying to live in an Asylum Hill apartment owned by the government-subsidized Jumoke Academy charter group. Sharpe, who until late...