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  • UMMS defends use of interest rate swaps

    UMMS defends use of interest rate swaps
    The University of Maryland Medical System has set aside tens of millions of dollars because of complex financial transactions related to interest rates that have not paid off — yet. The medical system cannot use those funds — $93 million at...
  • Monday morning quarterbacking the UMMS interest rate swaps

    The criticism to University of Maryland Medical System officials for using off interest rate swaps is a classic case of Monday morning quarterbacking ("UMMS defends use of interest rate swaps," Sept. 13). The labor union official who described the...
  • With Libor suit, Baltimore reinforces role as banking watchdog

    With Libor suit, Baltimore reinforces role as banking watchdog
    Two huge civil cases led by Baltimore — one that ended last week as the other gained momentum — spotlight City Hall's emerging role as an aggressive watchdog against the misdeeds of multinational banks. On Thursday, Wells Fargo settled a...
  • Nazareth schools OK borrowing $31 million

    The Nazareth Area Board of Education earlier this week unanimously signed off on floating a bond for up to $31 million as the final borrowing package to pay for the ongoing middle school project and to refinance existing debt. The bond would give the...
  • Bang the BASD debt drum rapidly

    In the 1973 movie ''Bang the Drum Slowly,'' baseball players and coaches spend their spare time engaged in a razzle-dazzle card game called tegwar. ''Banjo!'' triumphantly yells coach Joe Jaros, as he slams down his cards. ''That's the first natural...
  • Bailout misses the mark

     
    I was going to write about the end of storied Yankee Stadium and the implosion of not-so-storied Miami Arena (feel free to share your favorite memories below), but the proposed $700 billion government bailout of teetering financial firms seems a......
  • Let's hear your credit card horror stories

     
    I got a letter from Bank of America the other day. The fine folks at Bank of America wanted to let me know that they were raising my credit card interest rates. Currently, the card has an 8.9 percent fixed......