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  • Washington Needs to Act Now on Increasing the Debt Limit

    Since about 95% of home loans being written today are being placed into mortgage-backed securities that are sold in the market with guarantees by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac or Ginnie Mae, what would happen with a government default?   These are federal...
  • Towson's ticket return for Maryland game was done for fans, AD says

    Towson's ticket return for Maryland game was done for fans, AD says
    A decision by Towson University officials to return the school's allotment of tickets to Saturday's football game at Maryland was done as a "service" to its fans, athletic director Mike Waddell said. Waddell said the number of tickets available on the...
  • Ted Forstmann dies at 71; Wall Street financier, philanthropist

    Ted Forstmann dies at 71; Wall Street financier, philanthropist
    Ted Forstmann, a longtime Wall Street financier and philanthropist who was a major player during the wave of corporate takeovers in the 1980s, including the battle for RJR Nabisco in 1988, died Sunday. He was 71. The cause was brain cancer, according...
  • Baltimore lawyer pursues mortgage-related actions against banks

    Baltimore lawyer pursues mortgage-related actions against banks
    Since Baltimore City Hall contended in a federal lawsuit last year that a group of international banks conspired to keep a key interest rate benchmark low, more municipalities and private companies have started to investigate potential losses because of...
  • Fun And Cool -- That's The Ticket

    Fun And Cool -- That's The Ticket
    As Barry Felix passes Chris Spano at the StubHub operations center in East Granby, he asks whether Spano had seen the price fetched for the San Diego Padres — $800 million. That's a big number, they agree. But at this office, it's something more...
  • MF Global deja vu? $220 million goes missing at futures brokerage

    MF Global deja vu? $220 million goes missing at futures brokerage
    It feels like doomsday at mid-size Iowa futures brokerage PFGBest, where $220 million in customer funds have gone missing, accounts have been frozen by an industry regulator and the company’s chief executive attempted suicide Monday. Less than a...
  • Exchange-Traded Funds: Do They Belong in Your Portfolio?

    Exchange-Traded Funds: Do They Belong in Your Portfolio?
    IRA Solutions, Inc.   Jesse Lipscomb, Investment Advisor CA Insurance Agent License: 0D22050 4025 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 300 San Diego, CA 92108 Phone: 619-280-2700 Jesse@FinancialCPR.net www.FinancialCPR.net       ++++++++++++++++++++ || +++++...
  • Silver leads dive in precious metals after 'margin' requirement is raised

     
    Wild times for precious metals got even wilder Tuesday. The rocket-like performance of silver in recent days apparently prompted the parent of the New York Comex market to boost margin requirements on silver futures -– a move that fueled a......
  • Ticket prices increasing for Lakers-Heat Christmas Day game

     
    Instead of feasting on turkey, drinking egg nog and watching holiday classics such as "A Christmas Story" or "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" for the millionth time, it appears more and more Lakers fans will spend their Christmas Day at Staples...
  • Pimco to pay $92 million to settle bond market manipulation suit

     
    Bond fund giant Pimco agreed to pay $92 million to settle a lawsuit accusing the Newport Beach firm of trying to corner part of the market for Treasury bonds in 2005. The class action challenged trades by Pacific Investment Management......
  • Facebook raises $500 million, worth valued at $50 billion; deal could push site public

     
    In a sign of its growing influence on Wall Street and the world stage, Facebook has raised $500 million from investment bank Goldman Sachs and Russian Internet investment firm Digital Sky Technologies in a deal that values the company at......