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  • Senators launch effort to replace Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

    WASHINGTON — Nearly five years ago, the subprime meltdown triggered a huge taxpayer bailout of housing finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Now a bipartisan group of senators has launched the most comprehensive effort yet to clean up the...
  • Businesses are feeling effect of partial government shutdown

    Businesses are feeling effect of partial government shutdown
    WASHINGTON — The effect of the partial government shutdown began hitting businesses Tuesday, with the potential for bigger problems if federal agencies remained closed more than a few days. A budget stalemate left many agencies with no money,...
  • Dissolving Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac may hurt borrowers

    WASHINGTON — You may have seen two sets of news reports recently that didn't quite add up: First, President Obama called for the liquidation of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the country's largest providers of funds for home mortgages. Then, Fannie Mae...
  • Fumbling through the fog around too big to fail

    When Republicans invite a Democrat to testify at a congressional hearing and Democrats invite a Republican, we should pay attention. Such cross-partisan connections aren't common and typically indicate that congressional leaders are trying to answer...
  • Regulators propose tougher leverage rules for largest U.S. banks

    Regulators propose tougher leverage rules for largest U.S. banks
    WASHINGTON -- The nation's eight largest banks would have to meet tougher leverage limits than required under international standards as part of new rules proposed Tuesday by federal regulators designed to protect taxpayers from another financial crisis....
  • FDIC official says big banks trying scare tactics on capital rules

    FDIC official says big banks trying scare tactics on capital rules
    WASHINGTON -- The nation's largest banks are trying to scare the public about the impact of tougher capital requirements proposed by U.S. regulators, a top Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. official said Tuesday. Requiring the eight largest banks to...
  • Pimco's El-Erian sees no Fed interest rate rise until at least 2016

    Pimco's El-Erian sees no Fed interest rate rise until at least 2016
    WASHINGTON -- The Federal Reserve could start reducing its bond-buying program next month, but won't raise its near-zero short-term interest rate until at least 2016 -- a year later than current central bank projections suggest, Pimco Chief Executive...
  • New Regal Theater has a buyer

    New Regal Theater has a buyer
    The New Regal Theater, a historic landmark on Chicago’s South Side and in the past one of the city’s most important centers for African-American entertainment, has a pending contract,   spokesman Greg Hernandez for the Federal Deposit...
  • Tougher capital rules proposed for 8 largest U.S. banks

    Tougher capital rules proposed for 8 largest U.S. banks
    WASHINGTON — The nation's eight largest banks would have to meet tougher financial ratios than required under international standards as part of proposed rules designed to protect taxpayers from another financial crisis. Under the plan, Bank of...
  • Lori Parrish, property appraiser, Broward County

    Lori Parrish, property appraiser, Broward County
    Last week: Florida has the largest number of homes in some state of foreclosure in the nation.  CoreLogic reports Florida has 8.8% of the foreclosures nationwide.  One reason given is the process we use.  Our cases are handled in the courts as opposed...
  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren seeks to revive Glass-Steagall bank limits

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren seeks to revive Glass-Steagall bank limits
    WASHINGTON — Sen. Elizabeth Warren has launched a campaign to make banks boring again as she pushes legislation to enact stricter regulations forcing deposit-taking financial institutions out of the investment business. The Massachusetts...
  • The regulator who wanted to fire Jamie Dimon

    The regulator who wanted to fire Jamie Dimon
    The other day we examined a claim by the New York Times that Jamie Dimon, the chairman and chief executive of the serial lawbreaking bank company JPMorgan Chase, was supported in his job by "the people who matter" -- defined as "investors, analysts, board...