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  • Long-awaited diet pill gets U.S. approval

    Long-awaited diet pill gets U.S. approval
    (Reuters) - A new diet pill Contrave got approval to be sold in the United States on Wednesday, only the third obesity treatment in more than a decade to win approval from the Food and Drug Administration. Made by Orexigen Therapeutics Inc, Contrave is a...
  • The Mortgage Professor: What are 'no-cost mortgages,' and are they a good deal?

    A no-cost mortgage is one on which all lender fees are waived, and (subject to the possible exceptions described below) other fees are paid by the lender. The quid pro quo is a relatively high interest rate, which makes the NCM costly for borrowers who...
  • Wes Maddox: Terrorism insurance key to economic growth, stability

    One of the items Congress can and must complete action on in the eight days it will be in session before this year's elections is the reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, which is set to expire in December. TRIA has broad bipartisan...
  • Judge adjourns Detroit bankruptcy trial to finalize breakthrough creditor deal

    The confirmation hearing to restructure the City of Detroit has been adjourned until Monday morning, giving the city and creditor Syncora time to finalize a breakthrough deal reached Tuesday night. Syncora is one of two major holdouts as the city has...
  • Poll: Weak support for Prop. 46 targeting medical malpractice

    Poll: Weak support for Prop. 46 targeting medical malpractice
    Voter support appears to be soft for a November ballot measure that is the subject of a heated and potentially costly battle between the lawyers who back it and the doctors and insurers who oppose it, according to new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll....
  • What's wrong with the new conservative answer to Obamacare

    What's wrong with the new conservative answer to Obamacare
    The best sign that conservatives have finally given up their childish campaign to repeal the Affordable Care Act is that they've been cooking up proposals to keep some of the ACA's most important provisions in place, without fully abandoning Republican...
  • Detroit reaches settlement with key creditor in bankruptcy case

    A key opponent of Detroit's plan to reduce its debt has reached a final settlement with the city, a significant step that could allow the municipality to emerge from bankruptcy protection. In a court filing Monday, lawyers for Syncora Holdings Ltd.'s...
  • Creditor Syncora reaches Detroit bankruptcy deal, issues apology

    DETROIT Detroit's stiffest bankruptcy opponent a bond insurer called Syncora reached a comprehensive settlement with the city of Detroit and issued a formal apology for accusing bankruptcy mediators of "naked favoritism." The remarkable development...
  • Insurance company sues former CFO of Virginia Beach-based bank

    The Virginian-Pilot reports that the insurance company for the Bank @Lantec is suing the bank's former chief financial officer, Michael LoCash, accusing him of destroying documents after his purchases resulted in a $2.75 million loss for the bank when a...
  • Cognizant to buy TriZetto to boost healthcare business

    (Reuters) - Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp struck its biggest deal on Monday, acquiring healthcare IT services provider TriZetto Corp for $2.7 billion to beef up its slowing healthcare business. Shares of the company, which is buying TriZetto from...
  • Standard Life affirms Scotland vote plans, no impact on dividend, listing

    LONDON (Reuters) - Standard Life on Wednesday reiterated it could transfer business to England if necessary after next week's Scottish independence vote, and said the referendum result would have no impact on dividend payments or its London listing. The...