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  • Nancy Teeters dies at 84; first woman on Federal Reserve board

    Nancy Teeters dies at 84; first woman on Federal Reserve board
    Nancy Teeters, who in 1978 became the first woman on the Federal Reserve board of governors, then continued to stand out by opposing Fed Chairman Paul Volcker's anti-inflation campaign, has died. She was 84. Teeters died Nov. 17 at an assisted living...
  • In blow to tax negotiators, Obama threatens veto

    President Barack Obama pledged on Tuesday to veto a deal still under negotiation in Congress that would make several expiring business tax breaks permanent. The warning marks a major setback to House and Senate negotiators who were trying to reach a deal...
  • FCA homes in on 'survival borrowing' in credit card probe

    Britain's credit card market is not working well for struggling customers who over-borrow and pay unexpectedly high rates, the country's financial regulator said on Tuesday, as it launched a study that could change the way cards are sold. The Financial...
  • U.K. Eyes Extension of Production Incentives to Kids' TV Shows

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - LONDON -- The U.K. government is considering an extension of its existing production tax credits for film, animation and high-end TV to include children's programming. The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, who is...
  • The most wonderful and fiscally dangerous time of the year

    Moderation is hard in the season of excess spending and ardent adult peer pressure to participate in consumer orgies, but I'd like to offer a few words of precaution. Some might call it sanity. "This is the most dangerous time for people financially,"...
  • China cuts key short-term money rate as Beijing pushes down cash costs

    China's central bank cut the yield for a key short-term money rate on Tuesday for the fourth time this year, as regulators step up efforts to reduce funding pressure on Chinese companies. The reduction of the yield on the 14-day bond repurchase agreement...
  • Raul Bocanegra, Co-Author of Tax Credit Bill, Concedes in Surprise Election Defeat

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra, who co-authored legislation that expands and extends California's film and TV production tax credit, conceded his re-election race in a surprise defeat to political novice Patty Lopez. The final...
  • Macy's employee accused of stealing $3K from retailer

    A Macy's employee in Boynton Beach was arrested on organized fraud charges after making purchases using customers' credit cards, then returning the items and keeping the money, according to a report. Eden Jack Pierre-Louis, 24, of Lake Worth, stole...
  • Holiday shopping: Hidden interest could come back to bite you

    Holiday shopping: Hidden interest could come back to bite you
    This holiday shopping season, if a retailer offers you a financing deal that sounds too good to be true, it probably is. That's the takeaway of a new report from financial website cardhub.com warning against deferred-interest payment plans, calling...
  • Get frequent-flier miles while holiday shopping: Here's how

    Get frequent-flier miles while holiday shopping: Here's how
    Here's an idea for gift-buying time that could add value to your frequent-flier account: If you would like to rack up airline miles, consider doing at least some of your holiday shopping online through airline frequent-flier malls. To earn these miles...
  • District 64 proposes slight budget increase

    District 64 proposes slight budget increase
    The public will get a chance next month to weigh in a proposed Niles Park Ridge District 64 budget that is up almost 5 percent over 2013. The $66.9 million plan was unanimously approved by the school board at a recent meeting. A public hearing has...