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  • Bank of America posts loss on mortgage settlement

    Bank of America posts loss on mortgage settlement
    The record settlement was tied to the bank's purchases of Countrywide Financial Corp in July 2008 and Merrill Lynch & Co six months later. (Reuters) — Bank of America Corp, the No. 2 U.S. bank by assets, reported a small quarterly loss, largely...
  • Philly fed chief: Ebola, market volatility no major threats to economy

    Philly fed chief: Ebola, market volatility no major threats to economy
    It's been leading cable news and getting blamed in part for declines in global stock prices, but the Ebola outbreak isn't atop Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Plosser's list of threats to U.S. economic growth. "You can make up...
  • Charles Rickershauser Jr. dies at 86; lawyer led Pacific Stock Exchange

    Charles Rickershauser Jr. dies at 86; lawyer led Pacific Stock Exchange
    Charles Rickershauser Jr., a lawyer who headed the Pacific Stock Exchange and was a close ally of the late Gov. Pat Brown, died Wednesday in an assisted living facility in Santa Barbara. He was 86. He died of natural causes, having suffered from...
  • Family finances: Where to earn more interest

    In today's low interest-rate environment, you do have options to eke out a little more yield, even on money you could need quickly. For your emergency fund - at least six months' worth of living expenses - look to bank money market deposit accounts...
  • Alibaba IPO becomes world's largest ever

    Alibaba Holding Group's IPO officially became the world's largest ever on Monday. Underwriters who helped make the Chinese e-commerce network a public company exercised an option to sell off some extra shares, bringing the total haul from the IPO to...
  • Ask An Expert Hotline 2014

    Ask An Expert Hotline 2014
    The annual Ask An Expert Hotline drew about 200 people seeking advice about investments, retirement planning and other money matters. The free event is sponsored each year by the Orlando Sentinel and the Central Florida chapter of the Financial Planning...
  • Stocks fall on fears of weakness abroad

    It was the steepest of roller-coaster rides for investors this week, and it ended with a 115-point drop in the Dow Jones industrial average that wiped out the year's gains for the benchmark index. Throughout the nation and worldwide, major indexes...
  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Hits the Stock Market on Monday

     
    Having cleared all regulatory hurdles, the merger between Fiat and Chrysler will become fully effective on Sunday, The Detroit News reports. The recently formed Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will issue common shares Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and...
  • Bill Gross gives somber outlook for financial markets

    In his first presentation to investors since his abrupt departure from Pacific Investment Management Co., "bond king" Bill Gross acknowledged he'd had a "rough few weeks" and would have preferred to retire from Pimco, the Newport Beach investment firm...
  • Stakes high for coming earnings season

    Stakes high for coming earnings season
    Will a stronger American economy be enough to bolster U.S. corporate profits and calm investors at a time when the world is unmistakenly turning weaker? That's clearly been on the minds of investors since mid-September as the Dow Jones industrial...
  • Global financial risks increasing, IMF says

    The International Monetary Fund says central banks’ reliance on low-interest rate policies, while necessary to prop up a flagging global economy, are also likely encouraging increased investment in risky assets and increased leverage throughout...