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  • CME Group eye cocoa futures contract

    CME Group eye cocoa futures contract
    The CME Group Inc., the world's biggest futures exchange operator, has canvassed traders in recent months about opening a cocoa futures contract to challenge its rival's grip on the niche $15 billion market, traders said. Discussions about the viability...
  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates down again despite new cut in Fed stimulus

    The great rate freakout of June 2013 looks awfully panicky in the rearview mirror, with fixed mortgages now far cheaper than they were back then. It's been a full year since the Federal Reserve unnerved home lenders and buyers by announcing it would...
  • Investing: Shield against rising rates with short-term bond funds

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Low yields combined with talk of the Federal Reserve scaling back its easy-money policies have left bond investors with a big headache. So it's no surprise that investment firms are rolling out short-term high-yield bond...
  • Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac got $7.9 billion in bank settlements in 2013

    WASHINGTON --  Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac collected $7.9 billion from large financial institutions to settle suits over bad mortgage-backed securities purchased by the seized housing finance giants during the subprime housing boom, their federal regulator...
  • Lakers have second-most expensive tickets in NBA on secondary market

    Lakers have second-most expensive tickets in NBA on secondary market
    Although the Lakers are a marquee, a ticket to one of their games on the secondary market is not the most expensive in the NBA. According to national ticket marketplace Vivid Seats, the New York Knicks have the "highest median ticket price on the...
  • JPMorgan reaches historic $13-billion settlement with Justice, states

    JPMorgan reaches historic $13-billion settlement with Justice, states
    JPMorgan Chase & Co. will pay a record $13 billion to resolve allegations that it sold faulty mortgage investments that fueled the 2008 financial crisis, Justice Department and state officials said. New York Atty. Gen.  Eric T. Schneiderman said the...
  • JPMorgan says settlement clears most liability in mortgage crisis

    JPMorgan says settlement clears most liability in mortgage crisis
    JPMorgan Chase & Co. said the $13 billion settlement it reached with the Justice Department, state attorneys general and other agencies erased most of its potential liability in the sale of faulty mortgage investments that fueled the 2008 financial...
  • How JPMorgan (sort of) copped to mortgage fraud -- and won

    The "statement of fact" -- that narrative document that lays out what a corporate defendant has done wrong, without actually mentioning anything that could hurt the corporation in court -- has become our generation's big new literary genre. The...
  • Sometimes value is impossible to pin down precisely

    Q: Can you tell me about these two Yoshitoku dolls my grandparents bought for us around 1982? A: When we wrote about the Japanese dolls a few years back, we told readers that Yoshitoku is a historic, luxury Japanese doll maker, that their high quality...
  • Storm clouds for the Fed

    For months it was a matter of intense speculation: Who would President Obama nominate to chair the Federal Reserve? Now that he has named Janet Yellen, currently the Fed's vice chair and an exceptionally well-qualified candidate, maybe we can move on to...
  • JPMorgan settles with regulator of Fannie, Freddie

    NEW YORK — The widely expected $13-billion settlement between JPMorgan Chase & Co. and the federal government started to take shape with details in a key deal unveiled Friday. The New York bank agreed to pay $5.1 billion to the regulator...