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  • Banks to return 2.86 billion euros in crisis loans to ECB next week

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Banks will return 2.861 billion euros ($3.83 billion) in long-term loans to the European Central Bank next week after the ECB started to charge for holding banks' excess cash overnight and promised more long-term loans. The amount...
  • New FICO criteria could help borrowers

    The nation's dominant credit-scoring system is being revised in a way that could save consumers nationwide billions of dollars, especially in qualifying for mortgages, auto loans and credit cards at lower interest rates. The changes to FICO criteria are...
  • Puerto Rico keeps the lights on, but debt crisis far from over

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Puerto Rico managed to keep its electricity flowing this week – but creditors made it clear that the crisis enveloping the island's power utility is far from over. Banks, led by Citibank and Canada's Scotiabank, on Thursday...
  • Ex-roomie rip-off plot ends with arrests of woman, boyfriend, cops say

    Ex-roomie rip-off plot ends with arrests of woman, boyfriend, cops say
    Detectives say Carisa Hall hatched a plot with her live-in boyfriend to rip off her former roommate. But the alleged crime spree — a home-invasion robbery followed by failed attempts to use the victim's credit and ATM cards — left behind...
  • Can U.K. Keep Up With Demand Due to Amped-Up Incentives?

    As Hollywood struggles to keep a leash on runaway production, recent tweaks to already robust U.K. film and TV tax incentives have created a boom in Blighty. "We have an unprecedented amount of inquiries we are dealing with," says Adrian Wootton, chief...
  • California Senate Committee Approves $400-Million-Per Year Incentives Bill

    A proposed expansion of California's film and TV tax credit to more than $400 million cleared the Senate Appropriations Committee, with the legislation now headed to the Senate floor and likely to the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown. The bill, AB 1839, would...
  • Garcetti sees progress on film tax credit negotiations

    Garcetti sees progress on film tax credit negotiations
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday that Gov. Jerry Brown has agreed to support an expansion of California's film tax credit, a high-profile effort to keep production jobs in the state. It's unclear, however, how large the expansion would be....
  • Plymouth Superintendent Faces Employment Review After Arrest In Hebron Case

    Plymouth Superintendent Faces Employment Review After Arrest In Hebron Case
    PLYMOUTH — After a meeting in which a dozen residents called for the removal of Schools Superintendent Eleanor Cruz, who is accused of stealing from her former school system, the board of education voted Wednesday night to review her employment....
  • Tax Incentives Build Thriving Production Culture in New Mexico

    New Mexico production is often synonymous with big-name network and studio tentpoles, but the same incentives that lure Hollywood's biggest players to the state foster more modest filmmaking. Take local producer Marshall Bear. The local film and TV tax...
  • End of tax credit in North Carolina could send filmmakers packing

    By Marti Maguire RALEIGH, N.C., Aug 15 (Reuters) - The looming end of tax breaks that helped lure major film and television productions such as the Hunger Games and Sleepy Hollow to North Carolina has supporters fearing Hollywood will take its bright...
  • Delinquent debt number 'stunning'

    Delinquent debt number 'stunning'
    The credit card Chris Mezyk received before college was meant to pay for food and getting around. But it didn't stop there. "It quickly turned into the bar tab card, which turned into the 'I've got to find a way to get to work and I can't pay for it'...