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  • Florida State announces sellout for Saturday’s Clemson game

     
    Through its football Twitter account (@FSU_Football), Florida State announced Wednesday morning that Saturday's game in Tallahassee at Doak Campbell Stadium between No. 4 FSU and No. 10 Clemson was officially a sellout. Each of the seats the school is...
  • Insight into BASD swaps points to need to demand transparency from public officials

    THEY CAN BE USEFUL TOOL Sen. Pat Browne Should local governments be allowed to use debt-management tools such as swaps? What is an appropriate level of risk for taxpayers' money? It is appropriate for local government officials to manage the cost of...
  • Home buyers should pay attention to IRS Form 4506-T

    Home buyers should pay attention to IRS Form 4506-T
    You might assume it's just another boring-looking piece of the paper blitz you're hit with when you apply for a home loan. But given IRS Form 4506-T's new prominence in the fraud-shocked mortgage market, it's much more than just another document to sign....
  • Banking clarity

    Banking clarity
    The federal government has taken over 17 failing banks and thrifts this year, seizing them at a rate three times faster than last year. At that pace, it will "nationalize" 85 banks by year's end, compared with three -- yes, three three -- in 2007. Yet...
  • Council closes city investment loophole

    NEWPORT BEACH — City officials fixed a loophole Tuesday that allows the treasurer to potentially sink unlimited funds into risky investments. The City Council voted to limit how much the city's fund managers can allocate to certain investments such...
  • Ticketmaster, Live Nation Merger Raises Concerns

    Ticketmaster, Live Nation Merger Raises Concerns
    A growing chorus of lawmakers is warning that the proposed merger of ticketing company Ticketmaster Entertainment Inc. and concert promoter Live Nation Inc. raises serious competition concerns and deserves close antitrust scrutiny. In a letter Monday...
  • Fannie, Freddie ointment has flies: expert

     
    by Frank James The U.S. financial markets really liked the federal takeover of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The Dow Jones Industrials were up 1.24 percent when last I checked though that was down significantly from its open.......
  • Box office futures market chief attacks 'powerful special interest group' MPAA in mail blast to senators

     
    The battle over box office futures has hit senators' in-boxes. The head of Media Derivatives, one of two proposed markets for trading futures contracts related to box office receipts, has sent a letter to all 100 senators attacking a legislative......
  • Wall Street Roundup: Employment numbers. Bank investigations everywhere

     
    Good employment news. The number of people filing for unemployment benefits declined again, though only slightly, the Labor Department reported. Bank investigations everywhere. A few weeks after reporting that Goldman Sachs was under criminal...
  • Senate passes financial overhaul

     
    An exuberant Sen. Chris Dodd is flanked by Sens. Harry Reid and Dick Durbin, with Sens. Blanche Lincoln and Mark Warner in the background, after the Senate passed a sweeping regulatory overhaul bill Thursday night. (Getty/Mark Wilson) by Janet......
  • Tweetable items from Phil Jackson and Doc Rivers pregame press conferences

     
    Tweetable items from Lakers Coach Phil Jackson --Jackson said the team is ready, though he admitted he wouldn't tell the press otherwise. --The Lakers had a long shoot-around because of the change in time zones. "We took our time today because it's a long...