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  • For housing market, economic worries trump downgrades

     
    Concern over the future of the U.S. economy remains the biggest threat to the nation’s housing market, experts said, and not rating agency downgrades of the U.S. or mortgage finance titans Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac....
  • AIG's lawsuit against BofA illustrates more Countrywide woes

     
    Bank of America was hit with more troubles Monday when AIG filed a lawsuit against the company alleging that "massive fraud perpetrated by defendants Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, and Countrywide ... has resulted in more than $10 billion in damages to...
  • Wall Street Roundup: Analyzing Ben Bernanke; keeping the exchange open

     
    Gold: Trading now at $1,789 an ounce, up 1.5% from Thursday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 11,178.81, up 0.3% from Thursday. Analyzing Ben. Fed chief Ben Bernanke finally gave his highly anticipated speech and in good oracle-like fashion,.....
  • Century City aircraft leasing firm files for public offering

     
    Century City-based aircraft leasing company International Lease Finance Corp. unveiled plans for an initial public offering, a move that would take the firm out from under the wing of it parent company American International Group Inc....
  • Dave Weldon wishes to take back his vote on TARP

     
    Former U.S. Rep. Dave Weldon, who's running for the U.S. Senate, has posted a statement on his campaign website declaring that he regrets voting for the federal Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) and wishes he could take back that 2008 vote. The TARP...
  • Foreign interpreters hurt in battle find U.S. insurance benefits wanting

    Foreign interpreters hurt in battle find U.S. insurance benefits wanting
    After the invasion of Iraq, the U.S. military discovered that rebuilding the country and confronting an insurgency required a weapon not in its arsenal: thousands of interpreters. To fill the gap, the Pentagon turned to Titan Corp., a San Diego defense...
  • Letters to the editor

    Conditions on bailouts Re “Desperate auto chiefs plead anew,” Dec. 5 I applaud the efforts of the Big Three American automakers to present plans for regaining financial health as a condition for collecting their bailout money. My...
  • Obama's double standard on bailouts?

    Obama's double standard on bailouts?
    Today's topic: Is there a good reason for keeping the Obama administration intimately involved in the firms it aids in Detroit but not the firms on Wall Street? Complete Dust-Up: Day 1  |  Day 2  |  Day 3 Why good governments don't run industries Point:...
  • Did Obama overreach with GM and Chrysler?

    Did Obama overreach with GM and Chrysler?
    Today's topic: How deeply involved -- if at all -- should the government be in the operations of a firm it's supplying with aid on the scale of General Motors and Chrysler? Complete Dust-Up: Day 1  |  Day 2  |  Day 3 Barack Obama, president and CEO of...
  • Spending member dues on political campaigns

    Spending member dues on political campaigns
    Today's topic: Should the unions that represent employees paid with taxpayer dollars face tighter restrictions on political contributions, similar to what Proposition 75 supporters tried but failed to do in 2005? What about Proposition 75 did California...
  • Fighting wildfires in a cash-strapped state

    Fighting wildfires in a cash-strapped state
    Today's topic: Experts forecast that climate change will increase the frequency of deadly wildfires. Do state and local governments have enough resources to prevent and fight fires (in other words, will taxes have to be raised to pay for more services),...