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Tallying the fines

Scanning the headlines on Thursday, most of the top ones seemed to involve some large financial institution settling a large tab with the government for some wrong doing. Years after the financial crisis, the...

Obama picks Fischer for No. 2 spot at Fed

Stanley Fischer is the choice for the vice chairman role at the Federal Reserve Board, bringing an outsider to the No. 2 spot. The initial stories about his nomination were definitely positive with few organizations citing...

Government Motors is no more

The U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced Monday the government had sold the last of its bailout investment in General Motors for a $10.5 billion loss. While many taxpayers might be angry about the...