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  • BofA's legal costs mount in Countrywide mortgage fiasco

    NEW YORK — A federal judge will soon decide how much Bank of America should pay for some of Countrywide Financial Corp.'s sins in the lead-up to the financial crisis. Federal prosecutors want BofA to pay $864 million after the bank's stinging...
  • Stock market notches its best year since 1995

    NEW YORK — Wall Street closed out an epic year with the stock market's best performance since 1995, fattening the retirement accounts for a generation of Americans crushed by the financial crisis just five years ago. The 27% gain in the Dow...
  • Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac got $7.9 billion in bank settlements in 2013

    WASHINGTON --  Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac collected $7.9 billion from large financial institutions to settle suits over bad mortgage-backed securities purchased by the seized housing finance giants during the subprime housing boom, their federal regulator...
  • Howls, hoots on N.Y. trading floors over 'Wolf of Wall Street' excess

    NEW YORK — Veteran stock trader Alan Valdes remembers the excesses of Wall Street during the 1990s: fat paychecks, drugs after hours and lavish spending on flashy cars. "The Wolf of Wall Street," Martin Scorsese's new portrayal of the notorious...
  • After a building boom, solar energy's prospects now aren't as sunny

    After a building boom, solar energy's prospects now aren't as sunny
    Five years after the Obama administration's renewable energy initiative touched off a building boom of large-scale solar power plants across the desert Southwest, the pace of development has slowed to a crawl, with a number of companies going out of...
  • Charter Offers to Buy Time Warner Cable for $61 Billion

    Charter Communications has gone public with an offer to acquire Time Warner Cable in a deal that would be worth more than $61 billion -- an offer the bigger operator called "grossly inadequate." Charter, having failed to sway TW Cable's board with...
  • Solar energy firms are getting creative in raising funds

    Solar energy firms are getting creative in raising funds
    Solar installer SolarCity Corp. has figured out a way to tap retail investors willing to earn green by going green. The San Mateo company on Wednesday said it plans to offer a way to buy investment products similar to bonds. Instead of being backed by...
  • Jos. A. Bank gives thumbs down to offer

    Jos. A. Bank gives thumbs down to offer
    Jos. A. Bank Clothiers refused to roll over and play dead after the recent hostile takeover offer from Men's Wearhouse. On Friday, the Hampstead-based retailer announced that its board recommends shareholders reject a $1.61 billion acquisition offer from...
  • A new way to attack social problems: 'pay for performance' projects

     A new way to attack social problems: 'pay for performance' projects
    The cornerstone of criminal justice reform is the belief that offenders leaving prison could be prevented from committing new crimes and getting locked up all over again, if only government could find the right social service organization to provide the...
  • Neel who? Again, a wealthy candidate reaches for a California win

    Neel Kashkari announced his run for governor of California on Tuesday and then turned to the crowd to take a commemorative photo. "Say cheese!” the multimillionaire Republican declared. And all around the state of California, political...
  • Preview of 2014: Fiscal restraint and poverty as political imagery

    The call-and-response to California Gov. Jerry Brown’s State of the State address Wednesday flipped traditional party roles on their heads. Look for more of it in 2014. The Democratic governor spoke of fiscal discipline and, with a flourish,...