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  • GOP debt limit offer gives Wall Street its biggest gains of the year

    The stock market staged its best rally of the year as lawmakers inched toward a deal that would temporarily stave off a government debt default. The Dow Jones industrial average surged 323.09 points after congressional Republicans proposed increasing...
  • House GOP, news media fail to inform American public on budget deficit

    PARIS -- Readers scarcely need to be told that this article will be distributed on the eve of the global economic crisis generally foreseen as the consequence of the United States' apparently imminent failure to meet the legal limit of its national debt....
  • Not happy with return on assets? Try discarding liabilities

    A large part of the mail I receive is related to poor returns from the safest investments. Returns from Treasury bills, money-market instruments and short-term savings accounts are lower than 1 percent. Investors want to know how to earn higher income...
  • Beware: Debt cancellation can have income tax consequences

    Many people have lost their jobs during the current recession, and that, coupled with the large decreases in home values, has caused a great number of borrowers to default on their debts. When a person fails to pay their mortgage, car loan, credit card...
  • UBS to pay $50 million to settle SEC charges

    UBS to pay $50 million to settle SEC charges
    UBS will pay $50 million to settle charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that the Swiss bank misled investors, the regulatory agency announced Tuesday. UBS Securities was accused of violating securities laws while structuring and...
  • Japan economy slows in second quarter, spurring sales tax debate

    Japan economy slows in second quarter, spurring sales tax debate
    Japan's economic growth slowed in the second quarter, spurring debate over whether the country should raise its sales tax in order to more quickly pay down its public debt.  The country's gross domestic product grew at an annualized 2.6%, coming in at a...
  • Are underwater homeowners fighting losing battle?

    Q: We are currently underwater on our primary home mortgage. Our mortgage has been modified twice, and all payments were added to the back of mortgage. Our loan balance was once $216,000 and now is $285,000. The home needs repairs, and we have no money...
  • Reservations

     
    UPDATE: From Thursday's editorial: Last year, CPS officials drained the district's reserves to what they said was zero and warned of a budget bomb that would go off, well, right about now. On Wednesday, CPS officials released their fiscal 2014......
  • Federal deficit shrinking, but long-term outlook dim

    Federal deficit shrinking, but long-term outlook dim
    WASHINGTON – The federal deficit has shrunk to its lowest level since 2008, when President Obama won election at the start of the Great Recession, and is on track to decline even more thanks to an improving economy, higher taxes on the wealthy and...
  • Fiction and fantasy in finance: What's to become of the euro?

    PARIS -- The American rating agency Standard and Poor's warned 15 European nations on Monday, including Germany and France, that unless they solve their currency problems this week, to the satisfaction of S&P, a business corporation, this company will...
  • City answers some Village Entrance questions

    This question and answer about the Village Entrance project was compiled by city staff and approved by City Manager John Pietig. Is there contaminated soil at the Village Entrance site and, if so, how would this affect the project? As with virtually any...