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  • Lance Armstrong lives hassle-free -- but lawsuits still loom

    Lance Armstrong lives hassle-free -- but lawsuits still loom
    Armstrong living positive life but problems not overLONDON, Aug 19 () - Lance Armstrong is living an unbothered and positive life 18 months after confessing to using performance-enhancing drugs, the disgraced cyclist told CNN. A cancer survivor and...
  • Armstrong living positive life but problems not over

    LONDON (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong is living an unbothered and positive life 18 months after confessing to using performance-enhancing drugs, the disgraced cyclist told CNN. A cancer survivor and hero to millions, Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour...
  • Western lobbyists bring a gentler touch to shape Asia financial reforms

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Asia is proving new and fertile ground for Western lobbyists and public affairs consultancies who are helping shape post-crisis financial reforms in a region where regulators traditionally operate behind closed doors. As the...
  • Cash-out refi to pay credit card bills is risky

    Cash-out refi to pay credit card bills is risky
    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: We would like to get a lower interest rate on our mortgage, and we are hoping to get money out when we refinance. We're going to use the cash to pay off our credit card debt, which is why we would like to get...
  • Basel III deposit challenge looms over Islamic banks

    (Reuters) - As banks around the world gear up to meet tough Basel III regulatory standards, Islamic lenders face a source of uncertainty that could prove expensive for them: how regulators will treat their deposits. In most ways, Islamic banks look well-...
  • Homeowners frustrated by delays, glitches in state's Hardest Hit program

    Homeowners frustrated by delays, glitches in state's Hardest Hit program
    During Christmas week last year, retired minister Robert Cook and his wife, Karen, rejoiced when they learned they had qualified for a government-sponsored mortgage reduction that would help them keep their home. More than eight months later, they still...
  • Biz News: Firehouse Subs opening in Costa Mesa

    A fast-casual sandwich chain is scheduled to open in Costa Mesa next week. Firehouse Subs will open Monday at 2701 Harbor Blvd., in the Mesa Verde Center anchored by Vons, according to a news release. It is the Jacksonville, Fla.-based chain's first...
  • Fund payments to brokerages draw SEC scrutiny

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - (This corrected version of the story fixes 23rd paragraph to show Natixis has paid a nutritionist to make presentations to brokers; it doesn't have a nutritionist on call. Adds "former" to Mary Schapiro's title in additional...
  • In N.C., banks are a reliable source of campaign cash for Sen. Hagan

    WASHINGTON U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan has received $962,000 since 2008 from employees and political action committees of industries under the jurisdiction of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, on which she served for much of her first term....
  • Lawmakers threaten Ex-Im Bank subpoena in oversight rebuff

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top members of the House of Representatives Financial Services panel are threatening to subpoena the U.S. Export-Bank over the bank's refusal to make three employees available for questioning as Congress considers whether to renew...
  • Chicago-area foreclosures drop 38% in first half of 2014

    Chicago-area foreclosures drop 38% in first half of 2014
    Initial foreclosure filings during the first half of the year were at their lowest level in the Chicago area since 2007, new data shows, but getting homes through the process and out on the other side continues to slow the local housing market's...