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  • Marion Sandler dies at 81; World Savings Bank executive

    Marion Sandler dies at 81; World Savings Bank executive
    As one of the first women to hold a position of power on Wall Street, Marion O. Sandler was notable even before she and her husband, Herbert, spent 43 years building Oakland's World Savings Bank into such a major — and ultimately controversial — adjustable mortgage lender.
  • Tote-bag firm Gigi Hill is thinking bigger

    Tote-bag firm Gigi Hill is thinking bigger
    It started with a $10 tote. Soccer moms Monica Hillman and Gabrielle DeSantis-Cummings, passing the time on the sidelines at their kids' games, had been brainstorming ideas for a business they could run from home. The conversation turned to Hillman's...

    HUD's Dollar Homes falls short of mission

    HUD's Dollar Homes falls short of mission
    Jerry and Carol Ptacek bounced from one cramped apartment to another most of their adult lives, so they could hardly believe their luck when they were able to buy a San Bernardino house for the bargain price of $63,000. Nine years later, they are renters...

    Report: Chase worst by far at finalizing loan modifications

     
    In an eye-catching report Wednesday, the nonprofit news outfit ProPublica said 97,000 homeowners have been stuck in trial loan modifications for more than six months under the government's anti-foreclosure program, which was supposed to generate permanent...

    SEC files fraud lawsuit against three former IndyMac executives [Updated]

     
    Targeting executives of the housing boom's biggest stated-income lender, the Securities and Exchange Commission has accused former IndyMac Bancorp Chief Executive Michael W. Perry and two former chief financial officers of defrauding investors at the...