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  • Morning Money Links: New Geithner/AIG revelations; hopes rise for turn in jobs; discount broker price war?

     
    --- Geithner's credibility deficit: Bloomberg News gets a hold of emails showing that the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, under now-Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, told American International Group in the fall of 2008 to withhold details from the...
  • Obama's big-bank tax: Which firms would pay it -- and could they just pass it on?

     
    The Obama administration’s proposed “financial crisis responsibility fee” would hit the nation’s biggest names in banking, brokerage and insurance with a new tax aimed at raising about $9 billion a year for federal coffers.Here’s a look at...
  • Money Links: Cut that deficit -- just not now; discount broker commission war; homeownership rate back to 2000 level

     
    --- What to do about record federal budget deficits? Bring them down, of course -- but later, not now, Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner tells Congress. Meanwhile, Moody’s warns again about Uncle Sam’s AAA credit rating. And Jeffrey Garten...
  • The Crowd: Gala raises money for cystic fibrosis

    The Crowd: Gala raises money for cystic fibrosis
    The 27th annual Cystic Fibrosis Gala unfolded at The Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, drawing a sellout crowd of 440 donors and raising an impressive $731,000 net for cystic fibrosis research and care. Chaired by Dan and Gayle Demsher with support...
  • Figure financing

    Figure financing
    Throughout this year and last, financial consultant Jim Stoops of the Naperville office of Charles Schwab has come away impressed by many of the 60-, 70- and even 80-year-old individuals he has counseled. These are people who decades ago took on mortgages...
  • Flea market box yields Charles Schwab treasure

    Penny McKim is an antiques hobbyist who considers herself a skilled treasure hunter. So when she came across a shoebox full of coins and medals at a church flea market in Montgomery County, she had an idea she'd struck gold. Turns out that $5 box...
  • Mixed martial arts, a sport once condemned for its brutality, is riding a wave of popularity and profit but still fighting for legitimacy

    Las Vegas -- THE audience has paid to see blood and will not be disappointed. When the arena plunges into darkness, they rise as one: an 8-year-old in a skullcap that says "Punishment," a tourist in a T-shirt that says "Legalized Brutality," a young...
  • Lower ratings could pinch TV ads

    Are advertisers the next to be shut out in the writers strike? With the strike expected to extend into the new year, broadcasters are beginning to feel pressure from advertisers that are worried about lower ratings after the networks run out of fresh...
  • Zell closes deal for The Times

    Zell closes deal for The Times
    For the second time in eight years, control of the Los Angeles Times changed hands Thursday, passing from a staid Chicago conglomerate to a private company headed by an unpredictable and colorful billionaire, in a debt-heavy deal that creates tremendous...
  • Default retirement solution not as solid as providing plan advice

    Employers rushing to automatically enroll workers in retirement plans and directing the money to one-stop life-cycle funds are leaving old-fashioned investment advice behind in a cloud of so much dust. That may be a mistake, say advice providers, who are...
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