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  • Obama takes bankers to White House woodshed

     
    President Obama, famous for his cool, was hopping mad. First, the nation's top bankers got a life-support infusion of billions of dollars in taxpayer funds. Then they promptly sat on the money, reluctant to lend to the small businesses that......
  • What Obama said he said to the Mr. Potters of American banking

     
    Full text of the Democrat's statement and commentary....
  • Mortgage rates continue to creep higher

     
    For nearly two months, people with good credit who can make 20% downpayments on homes have enjoyed 30-year mortgage rates below 5%. But as signs of an improving economy increase, the yield on bonds has been edging higher and pulling......
  • Knott's Berry Farm parent Cedar Fair agrees to buyout by Apollo

     
    Cedar Fair, which owns Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park and other amusement parks nationwide, agreed late Wednesday to a $2.4-billion buyout by private equity firm Apollo Global Management. The deal follows a poor summer for Cedar Fair as the......
  • Weekend Talk Shows: George Stephanopoulos recalls the year in politics, Saturday on ABC

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 20 - 26, in PDF format This week's TV Movies TODAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer Healthcare: David Axelrod, White House......
  • A smaller woodshed for smaller banks; What Obama said he said to them

     
    Full text of the president's smaller remarks about smaller bankers or bankers from smaller institutions....
  • Financial-crisis commission calls top bank CEOs to testify

     
    The federal commission created to investigate the financial meltdown today announced a partial list of witnesses for its first set of hearings on what went wrong. CEOs confirmed to testify at the Jan. 13 and 14 kick-off hearings of the......
  • Lost L.A.: Banker brothers left a lasting legacy downtown

     
    In this installment of Lost L.A., our columnist Sam Watters looks at how successful bankers over 100 years ago built the cornerstones of what we know as downtown. Brothers and co-founders of the Farmers & Merchants National Bank, Herman and Isaias...
  • Readers offer to help Jani

     
    Many readers have responded to today's story in the L.A. Times, "Hushing the Intruders in Her Brain," with offers of help for January Paige Schofield, 7, who has schizophrenia. A fund to support Jani's needs has been established at Bank......
  • Seven 2009 memories sure to stay with you, like it or not

     
    A spectacular market crash, a dramatic rebound, a financial system and economy pulled back from the brink of collapse -- who writes this stuff, Hollywood? The most emotionally riveting reality TV of 2009 was what emanated regularly from Wall Street......
  • An offer of free museum admission (for some)

     
    Membership has its privileges, and one of them is free admission to local museums. Bank of America is offering free admission to participating museums Saturday and Sunday as part of its Museums on Us program. Customers must present their Bank......