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  • Mortgage rates expected to slide on new Fed move

     
    The Federal Reserve’s latest economic-stimulus move tells the markets one thing loud and clear: The Fed wants mortgage rates under 4%, and soon. The central bank, in its post-meeting statement Wednesday, committed to shifting its $1.66-trillion...
  • Fed stands pat on policy; Bernanke press conference next

     
    The Federal Reserve held policy steady after a two-day meeting, citing signs of improved economic growth. The Fed’s post-meeting statement Wednesday was as expected. Most economists figured the central bank wouldn’t announce any new...
  • Air time check: Who got the most words in edgewise during Monday night's GOP debate?

     
    Running a word-count program on the transcript of last night's GOP presidential primary debate I get: Mitt Romney -- 4,649 (34%) Newt Gingrich -- 4,118 (30%) Rick Santorum --2,898 ( 21%) Ron Paul -- 2,095 (15%) This does not include......
  • DuPage women get 10 years each in mortgage scam

    Two DuPage businesswomen who illegally used money from customers at their Wheaton title company for their personal use each were sentenced today to 10 years in prison and ordered jointly to pay $1.8 million in restitution. Pamela Williams, 58, of Darien,...
  • Man gets 20 years and must pay $56M for fraud

    A Country Club Hills man was sentenced today to 20 years in federal prison and was ordered to pay more than $56 million today in a mortgage fraud scheme in what is being called among the largest federal prosecutions in Chicago, officials said. Bobbie L....
  • FICO's radar picking up potential walkaways

    Your mortgage payments are up to date, and you pay your bills on time. Your credit score is above average. Uh-oh. Could be trouble. How could this be a problem? Alas, we live in a surreal age, creditwise. If you have those good credit characteristics...
  • Settlement announced over Countrywide loans

    Settlement announced over Countrywide loans
    WASHINGTON—Illinois Atty. Gen. Lisa Madigan and federal officials today announced a $335 million national settlement with Bank of America stemming from former mortgage giant Countrywide allegedly steering minority borrowers into subprime loans and...
  • Gansler urged not to sign foreclosure settlement

    As state attorneys general across the country consider whether to settle with big banks over shoddy and illegal foreclosure practices, some Marylanders are urging Douglas F. Gansler not to sign on the dotted line. Their efforts are part of a nationwide...
  • Mortgage lenders offer states new terms for draft settlement over foreclosures

    Mortgage lenders offer states new terms for draft settlement over foreclosures
    The nation's five largest mortgage lenders have offered a draft settlement to pay out as much as $25 billion to cover new terms for homeowners driven out by foreclosure, but government officials said Monday the states won't be able to close the deal...
  • Read President Obama's State of the Union Address

    Read President Obama's State of the Union Address
    Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans: Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed home some of our last troops to serve in Iraq. Together, we offered a final, proud salute to the...
  • FULL TEXT: President Obama's State of the Union Address

    The following are the remarks of President Barack Obama, as prepared for delivery. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans: Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed home some of...