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  • Stocks rise after Federal Reserve announcement

    Stocks rise after Federal Reserve announcement
    The stock market is getting a lift Thursday thanks to the Federal Reserve's latest attempt to spur the economy. The Dow Jones industrial average was up more than 150 points by late morning Pacific time, with most of the gain coming immediately after...
  • Argentina is cautionary tale as U.S. debates debt limit

    Argentina is cautionary tale as U.S. debates debt limit
    You know all those warnings about how America's addiction to deficit spending is going to make us look like Greece? Stop worrying. The bigger concern should be that America will look like Argentina. That could happen, theoretically, if the...
  • Robert L. Citron dies at 87; central figure in O.C. bankruptcy

    Robert L. Citron dies at 87; central figure in O.C. bankruptcy
    Robert L. Citron, the Orange County treasurer whose bad bets on exotic Wall Street investments resulted in what at the time was the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, died Wednesday. He was 87. Citron died at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange...
  • What's at stake in the debt-limit talks: a primer

    What's at stake in the debt-limit talks: a primer
    Answering questions about the debt-ceiling talks and what could happen if both sides fail to reach an agreement: What is the federal debt ceiling? In 1917, as the U.S. entered World War I, Congress authorized the Treasury to issue long-term bonds to...
  • Ted Forstmann dies at 71; Wall Street financier, philanthropist

    Ted Forstmann dies at 71; Wall Street financier, philanthropist
    Ted Forstmann, a longtime Wall Street financier and philanthropist who was a major player during the wave of corporate takeovers in the 1980s, including the battle for RJR Nabisco in 1988, died Sunday. He was 71. The cause was brain cancer, according...
  • Alfred E. Kahn dies at 93; promoted airline deregulation

    Alfred E. Kahn dies at 93; promoted airline deregulation
    Alfred E. Kahn, who presided over the historic deregulation of the U.S. airline industry during President Carter's administration, paving the way for JetBlue and other low-cost carriers, died Monday. He was 93. Kahn, an economics professor at Cornell...
  • Large majority of investors takes up Greece's bond-swap offer, helping Athens avoid default

     
    More than 85% of private holders of Greek debt agree to participate in a bond-swap scheme to relieve Athens' staggering load of public debt. The deal will allow Greece to secure a second international bailout and avoid imminent default....
  • California plans $2-billion bond sale amid rising yields

     
    California will sell $2 billion in bonds next week, and the state probably will have to pay significantly more to borrow than it did three weeks ago. That may lure more yield-hungry individual investors to the securities. Treasurer Bill Lockyer......
  • California launches $1.8-billion muni bond offering

     
    California launches $1.8 billion muni bond sale, offering higher yields than what it paid at a sale less than a month ago....
  • California bond sale draws relatively light demand on first day

     
    Individual investors on Monday placed orders for about 14% of a $1.8-billion sale of tax-free bonds by California, a relatively low turnout for a state debt sale. Treasurer Bill Lockyer said the state’s brokerage network took in $250 million in........
  • Individual investors' orders stay light in California bond sale

     
    California tax-free bond sale sees light demand from individual investors. Yields just not high enough?...