Posts Tagged ‘times’

For One Couple, A Mortgage Nightmare Has a Happy Ending

Saturday, December 25th, 2010

Should homeowners be foreclosed upon en masse, or should banks work with them to reduce the loans to levels that homeowners can manage? The New York Times reports.

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For One Couple, A Mortgage Nightmare Has a Happy Ending

Experts Cite Rising Hopes for Recovery in Coming Year

Friday, December 24th, 2010

The government’s latest measures to bolster the economy have led many forecasters and policy makers to express new optimism that the recovery will gain substantial momentum in 2011, the New York Times reports.

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Experts Cite Rising Hopes for Recovery in Coming Year

When GOP Takes Over House, Budget Battle Begins

Saturday, December 18th, 2010

The collapse of a government-wide spending package in the final days of this Congressional session sets up a politically charged fiscal showdown early next year, testing the determination of Republicans, the  New York Times reports.

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When GOP Takes Over House, Budget Battle Begins

A Secretive Banking Elite Rules Trading in Derivatives

Sunday, December 12th, 2010

In theory, clearinghouses exist to safeguard the integrity of the multitrillion-dollar derivatives market.

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A Secretive Banking Elite Rules Trading in Derivatives

A Silicon Valley Bubble Shows Signs of Reinflating

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

These days in Silicon Valley, a billion dollars seems downright quaint. The enthusiasm for social networking and mobile apps has venture capitalists clamoring to give money to young companies. The New York Times reports.

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A Silicon Valley Bubble Shows Signs of Reinflating

Weaker Dollar Seen as Unlikely to Cure Joblessness

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

A weakening currency traditionally helps a country raise its exports and create more jobs for its workers. But the declining value of the dollar may not help the United States increase economic growth as much as it might have in the past. The New York Times reports.

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Weaker Dollar Seen as Unlikely to Cure Joblessness

Bankers Ignored Signs of Foreclosure Trouble

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

The foreclosure mess was years in the making and came as little surprise to industry insiders and government officials, the New York Times reports.

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Bankers Ignored Signs of Foreclosure Trouble

GMAC’s Errors Leave Many Foreclosures in Question

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

The recent admission by a major mortgage lender that it had filed dubious foreclosure documents is likely to fuel a furor against hasty foreclosures, the New York Times reports.

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GMAC’s Errors Leave Many Foreclosures in Question

Recession May Be Over, but Joblessness Remains

Monday, September 20th, 2010

The United States economy has lost more jobs than it has added in the past year even as the recession ended in June 2009. The New York Times reports.

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Recession May Be Over, but Joblessness Remains

How Much Tax Will You Owe? A Small Business Comparison

Saturday, September 18th, 2010

In the debate over the effect of the expiring Bush tax cuts on small business, it’s already possible to do the math, the New York Times reports.

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How Much Tax Will You Owe? A Small Business Comparison