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MarketWatch – Bank of America, DoJ Discuss Mortgage Settlement – 17 July 2014

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By Devlin Barrett and Christina Rexrode

Bank of America Corp. met with the Justice Department in Washington on Tuesday to negotiate a possible mortgage-securities settlement, according to people familiar with the matter.

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MarketWatch – Holder Suggests DOJ Action Against Banks ‘In Weeks’ – 6 May 2014

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By Steve Goldstein

MarketWatch – Big Banks To Get Higher Capital Requirement – 9 April 2014

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Increase in leverage ratios means biggest banks will have to add $68 billion to level

By Stephanie Armour and Ryan Tracy

Quote: WASHINGTON—The nation’s eight largest banks will have to add about $68 billion in additional capital to meet rules approved Tuesday intended to help banks weather losses during periods of market stress, federal regulators said.

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MarketWatch – Should Congress Limit Mortgage Deduction? – 23 March 2014

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By Wall Street Journal

John C. Weicher, director of the Center for Housing and Financial Markets at the Hudson Institute, and Bruce Katz, vice president and director of the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution, offer their viewpoints on whether the mortgage-interest tax deduction should be kept in its current form or be replaced.
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MarketWatch – Treasurys Post Weekly Gain As Crimea Vote Looms – 15 March 2014

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Investors are waiting to see what happens in Ukraine

By Victor Reklaitis and Saumya Vaishampayan, MarketWatch

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Treasury prices edged down Friday but posted a weekly advance as Ukraine worries have boosted safety plays.

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MarketWatch – China Get Too Much Credit For Managing Its Debt – 7 March 2014

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Opinion: Investors must take risks to China’s growth seriously

By Satyajit Das

SYDNEY (MarketWatch) — All eyes are watching how China handles its debt burden. Pessimists fear a catastrophic crash of the Chinese economy. Optimists expect a soft landing, with gradual reforms correcting the systemic issues.

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MarketWatch – Virtual Currency To Remain, But Is Bitcoin The Future? – 5 March 2014

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By Saumya Vaishampayan, MarketWatch

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Virtual currencies have gained traction in the five years since the first bitcoin was created , but it’s less clear if bitcoin itself will be the virtual currency of the future.

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MarketWatch – The Red Flags The West Ignored About Putin’s Russia – 3 March 2014

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By Brett Arends

BOSTON (MarketWatch)—Why is anyone surprised by Vladimir Putin’s actions?

Quote “Experts can jaw all they like on the TV talk shows: Anyone who has followed business or the financial markets has been seeing red flags about Putin’s Russia for years.”

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MarketWatch – European Stocks Pull Back From Six-Year Highs – 26 February 2014

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By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch

MADRID (MarketWatch) — European stock markets headed south in early action on Wednesday, with earnings reports and broker action weighing on several shares. Heavyweight Seadrill Ltd. dropped after a downgrade, and Jeronimo Martins SGPS SA fell on earnings, while Airbus Group NV rose after results.
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MarketWatch – What’s The Best Way To Consolidate Debt? – 17 February 2014

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By Gerri Detweiler, Credit.com

Debt consolidation often seems like the perfect way to conquer your debt: consolidate your balances into a single loan and make one monthly payment until you are debt-free.

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