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  • Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner joins private equity firm

    WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of the Treasury Timothy F. Geithner is becoming a financial industry executive, taking a high-level job with the private-equity firm Warburg Pincus, the firm announced Saturday. Geithner, who was a major player in the...
  • Working poor didn't cause crash

    Working poor didn't cause crash
    I must take issue with letter writer Stanley Glinka's assertion that it was "the policy of forcing banks to give loans to people who could not afford them" that led to our current financial mess ("Stop blaming Bush," May 1). First of all, we need to...
  • Local firefighters hone skills to fight boat blazes

    Local firefighters hone skills to fight boat blazes
    Fighting fires on land has its risks, but tackling blazes on yachts, whether in the water or docked, presents its own challenges. That's what more than a dozen Fort Lauderdale and Davie firefighters learned Tuesday during specialized marine firefighting...
  • Sale of AIG's ILFC unit to Chinese investors hits a snag

    Sale of AIG's ILFC unit to Chinese investors hits a snag
    Insurance giant American International Group Inc.'s attempt at selling its Century City aircraft-leasing company to a consortium of Chinese investors has run into turbulence because a deposit payment was not received on schedule. AIG revealed in a...
  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren starts campaign to force banks to be boring

    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren has launched a campaign to make banks boring again as she pushes legislation to enact stricter regulations forcing deposit-taking financial institutions out of the investment business. The Massachusetts Democrat wants...
  • Ten Maryland banks remain in TARP, while Treasury winds down program

    Ten Maryland banks remain in TARP, while Treasury winds down program
    Delmar Bancorp has no regrets about taking a $9 million investment from the federal Troubled Asset Relief Program, even though some banks have rushed for the exit. "We did it as an abundance of caution," said Ed Thomas, president of the parent of Bank of...
  • Prepare in case you must file a claim with your insurance company

    Prepare in case you must file a claim with your insurance company
    How to file an insurance claim Try to call your insurance agent immediately. Begin making temporary repairs to prevent further damage. Save all receipts. Do not attempt to make permanent repairs until an insurance adjuster has inspected the home. Most...
  • A Word, Please: Buried verbs, buried meanings

    This week I have the thought to take on the writing of a column about people’s using of the things called nominalizations. Translation: I think I’ll write about nominalizations. I got the idea when I came across a sentence like the...
  • Taken for Granted: This parting is not so sweet

    Taken for Granted: This parting is not so sweet
    Well that's the last straw! I've had it with the recession. My 401(k) took a bath, the equity in my home tanked, friends and family members lost jobs, and now the ultimate hardship — my friend and chef de cuisine of fine doughnuts Jacque (Jack...
  • Planning a vacation in 2011? Expect to pay more

    Planning a vacation in 2011? Expect to pay more
    Americans are venturing out again as they start to shake off the recession. That may be good for their spirits, but it's bad for their bank accounts. As more people travel, flights, cruises and hotel rooms get more expensive. Expect to pay more for your...
  • City gets $200K in storm-damage settlement

    City gets $200K in storm-damage settlement
    CITY HALL — Glendale will receive $200,000 to help recover about half the cost of repairing a hillside that was severely damaged during the 2005 winter storms. The settlement approved by the City Council this week resolves a cross complaint...