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  • 1st Mariner Bank to be sold to investors

    1st Mariner Bank to be sold to investors
    The parent company of 1st Mariner Bank said Monday that it has signed a deal to sell the bank after years of regulatory demands that it increase its capital, potentially ending the company's long struggle to right itself after the mortgage crisis. A...
  • Liberal Arts Degree Can Pay Off

    The familiar joke: What are the six most important words a liberal arts major needs to know? "Would you like fries with that?" The idea, of course, is that anyone studying the humanities, arts or social sciences is going to find a job only in a fast-...
  • Regulators close DuPage National Bank

    Regulators close DuPage National Bank
    DuPage National Bank has become the country’s first federally insured bank to fail this year when federal regulators closed the West Chicago-based bank Friday. Oak Brook-based Republic Bank of Chicago has assumed all deposits and assets at the...
  • Assessing Their Own Leadership

    Assessing Their Own Leadership
    Friday turned out to be a rough day for Chengyu Fu, CEO of the China Petrochemical Corp., but he showed leadership under unexpected pressure. Through a video hookup from China, Fu participated in a panel discussion about "CEOs in the Public Spotlight" at...
  • World economies pose biggest risk in 2014

    World economies pose biggest risk in 2014
    The prevailing view for 2014 is that the world is a safer place for investors than it's been for the past six years. The U.S. economy is in a sustainable recovery, the risk of a financial crisis in Europe is low and China's growth is still apparently...
  • Effective leadership can boost federal employee satisfaction, partnership finds

    Effective leadership can boost federal employee satisfaction, partnership finds
    Leadership, more than any other factor, shapes how federal employees view their workplaces, says Max Stier, president and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service. The Washington-based nonprofit, which encourages careers in public service, found...
  • American Express to pay $75 million in deceptive practices case

    Three American Express Co. subsidiaries have agreed to pay about $75 million in restitution and penalties for a variety of illegal practices involving hundreds of thousands of credit-card customers, regulators said Tuesday. American Express Travel...
  • Hardworking teen can open Roth IRA

    Q: My 18-year-old son has saved $3,000 from his job. Can he open up a Roth IRA with that money? — B.R. Orlando A: Yes he can. Congratulations to you for helping him start to save and invest at such an early age. — Nancy Hecht Q; I have 5...
  • Being cautious about spending money is fine

    Being cautious about spending money is fine
    Dear Liz: I think I have a phobia about spending money. I'm a young professional who has devoted a lot of time to building up my savings account. I also contribute sizable amounts to my 401(k) and IRA each month. I pay off my credit cards each month,...
  • Family finances: Where to get a decent return now

    If you took out a certificate of deposit a few years ago, when banks were still paying respectable interest rates, you might have thought of it as an investment. But now, with rates as low as they are, think of the money as savings. And the way to...
  • Regulators OK Volcker rule, curbing big banks' high-risk trades

    Regulators OK Volcker rule, curbing big banks' high-risk trades
    WASHINGTON — Government regulators approved a sweeping new set of rules for the nation's biggest banks that ban them from the kind of ultra-high-risk trading that nearly collapsed the world's financial system. Despite a fierce lobbying effort to...
  • Regulators unveil final 'Volcker Rule' to curb bank risk-taking

    Regulators unveil final 'Volcker Rule' to curb bank risk-taking
    WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators on Tuesday unveiled the final version of a rule designed to prevent federally insured banks from engaging in risky trading of stocks and securities, moving to put in place a key regulation called for in the 2010...