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  • BofA ordered to pay $1.3 billion over Countrywide lending program

    Countrywide Financial hustled to make the loans. Bank of America, once again, is picking up the bill for the damages caused — the latest buffeting since the bank's disastrous acquisition of the Calabasas high-risk lender six years ago. A New...
  • Springfield Estate has 19th-century character for 21st-century living

    Springfield Estate has 19th-century character for 21st-century living
    It is not often that a piece of Maryland architectural history goes on the market, which is one of myriad reasons that the Springfield Estate (also known as Peerce's Plantation) in northern Baltimore County is such a treasure. At a selling price of $1....
  • U. of I. evolves as it adjusts to huge increase in international students

    U. of I. evolves as it adjusts to huge increase in international students
    Linda Fotzler bought the Armory House, a private dorm on the University of Illinois campus, in 1973, the year after she graduated. The students who lived there were predominantly men, and there was quite a bit of partying. Her current challenge is...
  • Overdraft fees risky for consumers, bonanza for U.S. banks: report

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Consumers who opt in for bank overdraft protection end up paying more than double for small purchases, a U.S. consumer watchdog warned on Thursday, giving banks a fee bonanza when checking accounts are short of funds. A study by...
  • Ecclestone trial halted after F1 boss agrees to $100 million settlement

    MUNICH Germany (Reuters) - A German court on Tuesday halted a bribery trial against Bernie Ecclestone in exchange for his paying a $100 million (74.70 million pounds) fee, under the terms of a settlement agreed by prosecutors and the chief executive of...
  • F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone settles bribery case for $100 million

    F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone settles bribery case for $100 million
    A bribery case against Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone was dropped Tuesday after a German court agreed to accept a $100-million payment from the billionaire. The settlement came after more than three months of evidence and testimony at the Munich...
  • LCAD buying land previously marked for storage facility

    Laguna College of Art + Design is in escrow to buy a 1.5-acre parcel at Big Bend on Laguna Canyon Road that had previously been considered for a self-storage facility, college President Jonathan Burke said Monday. Burke said he could not disclose the...
  • Going direct: GIC gives private equity firms run for their money

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's GIC is taking the unusual step of investing directly in unlisted firms, a move bankers say will be mimicked by other sovereign wealth funds as low yields spur fund managers to adopt a more hands-on attitude in their...
  • Textile manufacturing returns to Carolinas � by way of China

    INDIAN LAND, S.C. Next spring, spinning wheels will hum again in Lancaster County, S.C. Keer, a textile company headquartered two hours southwest of Shanghai, China, is building yarn manufacturing lines in Lancaster, bringing more than 500 jobs. The...
  • See which banks are the most, least affordable

    See which banks are the most, least affordable
    When it comes to managing your money, every little thing adds up. Between ATM withdraw fees, transfer fees and more your checking account can easily dwindle before your eyes. Some banks limit their fees to only the necessary, while others will...
  • Consumer Reports: Mobile check deposit: pros and cons

    If you thought depositing checks into your bank account would never be anything other than a mundane but mandatory chore, perhaps you haven't heard of the bank-check selfie, more formally known among bankers as "remote deposit capture." Consumer...