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  • Charles Keating Jr. dies at 90; key figure in S&L collapse

    Willful and self-assured, Charles H. Keating Jr. strode through a life of outsized public roles — anti-pornography crusader, luxury hotel developer, political kingmaker — on his way to becoming one of the nation's most notorious corporate...
  • Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag
    Do you see Jordan Lynch returning kicks if he sticks with the team? -- @Mitlane from Twitter No. I don’t think Lynch has the speed or quickness to excel as a returner. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.76 seconds at the scouting combine. One of the...
  • Westside mansion sells for $102 million, highest Southland price

    After an international bidding war, a Westside mansion often described as a French palace has changed hands for $102 million, making it the most expensive residential sale ever recorded in Southern California. As is often the case with high-end...
  • Charles Keating dies at 90; thrift owner accused of bilking investors

    Charles H. Keating Jr., who became the poster child of the savings and loan debacle 25 years ago after his Irvine thrift was seized by federal regulators in what at the time was the nation's costliest bank collapse, has died. He was 90. In the early...
  • Charles Keating scandal proves Supreme Court is dead wrong on money

    What a fantastically ironic coincidence that on the same day the Supreme Court struck down a law limiting campaign contributions because money does not automatically corrupt politicians, we received news of the death of Charles Keating, the very poster...
  • This could be the right time for 'go-anywhere' mutual funds

    Over the last six years, roaring bears and raging bulls both have had their turns to be right about financial markets. But investing success in the next market phase could be far more about pinpointing individual opportunities than riding a wave. This...
  • 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...
  • Federal Reserve's bond-buying stimulus to continue at same pace

    Federal Reserve's bond-buying stimulus to continue at same pace
    WASHINGTON -- Federal Reserve policymakers unexpectedly voted Wednesday not to alter one of the central bank’s key economic stimulus programs. The move defied market expectations that the Fed would begin tapering its monthly purchases of $85...
  • 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...
  • 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...