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  • The hard question for Detroit bankruptcy judge is not about debt

    The hard question for Detroit bankruptcy judge is not about debt
    Detroit went into federal bankruptcy court on Monday hoping to prove what most people already know: It is poor and $18 billion in debt, its residents aren’t getting adequate municipal services and there is no real way to rebound without some sort of...
  • Shareholders in the dark about 'dark money'

    Shareholders in the dark about 'dark money'
    Anticipating the Securities and Exchange Commission's actions can feel like waiting for Godot. The SEC has been sitting on a petition for a new rule requiring publicly traded companies to disclose to shareholders what corporate funds are spent on...
  • As stimulus tab rises for Fed, worries grow it may require a bailout

    As stimulus tab rises for Fed, worries grow it may require a bailout
    WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve has taken unprecedented steps to stimulate the economic recovery from the Great Recession, but the tab has risen to such tremendous proportions — fast approaching $4 trillion — that some worry the central...
  • Bond investors face a reckoning as interest rates jump

    Wall Street has preferred to call the recent rebound in long-term interest rates a "wake-up call." But to some bond investors it's apparently more like a five-alarm fire. As rising interest rates have pushed down the value of older bonds in the last...
  • Strong jobs report has Fed on track to taper stimulus, analysts say

    WASHINGTON -- The government's unexpectedly strong June jobs report leaves the Federal Reserve on track to start tapering its bond-buying stimulus efforts as early as September, analysts said Friday. "The labor market has very strong momentum," Chris...
  • Senators announce deal to end student loan impasse

    Senators announce deal to end student loan impasse
    WASHINGTON – Student borrowers will see interest rates reduced to levels near those that expired last month under a deal announced by lawmakers Thursday, potentially ending a battle over college costs that had divided Democrats and threatened to...
  • U.S., UBS agree to $885-million settlement over mortgage bonds

    U.S., UBS agree to $885-million settlement over mortgage bonds
    WASHINGTON -- U.S. regulators said Thursday that they reached an $885-million settlement with UBS Americas Inc. of a suit alleging that the subsidiary of the Swiss banking giant misrepresented mortgage bonds it sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The...
  • Rising Student Loan Costs A Bad Deal For The Nation

    For generations, there has been a tried and true way for parents to help their children get ahead: investing in their education. Along the way, we learned that the same formula works for society as well. Make public investments in education — be...
  • City to consider $35 million bond issue for Harbor Point

    City to consider $35 million bond issue for Harbor Point
    City officials on Monday will consider issuing $35 million in bonds for the massive Harbor Point development — among the final steps before construction can begin on the $1.8 billion waterfront project. Such bond issues by the city's Board of...
  • Dow rallies to a new high

    Dow rallies to a new high
    NEW YORK — The long-feared tapering of economic stimulus by the Federal Reserve powered the stock market to its latest record high as investors rejoiced at the prospect of stronger growth next year. The Dow Jones industrial average catapulted...
  • Tuck drops tax rate cut proposal

    A proposal to seek a 2 cent cut in Hampton's real estate tax rate was dropped Wednesday ahead of a vote at City Hall. Councilman Donnie Tuck made the proposal last week when he said he would seek a vote at Wednesday night's city council meeting when...