Archive for September, 2009

Briefs – Sept. 24

Senior Meal every third Sunday at Clarinda Regional Health Center (8 mins ago)

Briefs – Sept. 24

Senior Meal every third Sunday at Clarinda Regional Health Center (6 mins ago)

How to read your credit report

Your credit report is a detailed listing of all your debts and payments, going back through your entire payment history. Here’s a closer look at how to read and understand it. (39 secs ago)

FINANCE: Urgency slipping away for new finance rules

WASHINGTON —- The rule book for Wall Street may not change that much after all. (2 hours ago)

Britain attracting ‘bankruptcy tourists’

LONDON, Sept. 26 — Britain is attracting Europeans with financial problems because of its lenient bankruptcy laws, observers say. (5 mins to go)

Anti-trust/competition

On 6 July 2009, the Competition Commission fined eight undertakings CHF 1.24 million for collusive tendering in relation to private and public tenders for electrical equipment in construction projects. (11 mins to go)

The Economy is a Lie, Too

Americans cannot get any truth out of their government about anything, the economy included. Americans are being driven into the ground economically, with one million school children now homeless, while Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke announces that the recession is over. (13 mins to go)

Geithner defends consumer protection agency

WASHINGTON – Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Wednesday defended the department’s proposal to create a new Consumer Financial Protection Agency, saying it is needed to both supervise banks as well as write rules for mortgages and credit cards. (47 secs ago)

Without China, economic rebalancing won’t work

Without China, economic rebalancing won’t workWithout China, economic rebalancing won’t work (7 mins to go)

Real Estate Report: New year means new rules

The New Year arrived and brought with it an abundance of economic news, but 2009 will be known as the “Do you want good news or bad news? (3 mins ago)