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The delinquent debt is overwhelmingly concentrated in Southern and western states
From: Time | By: Nash Jenkins | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Remember the “political and media A-listers” of lobbyist self-promotion group No Labels?: Republicans and ex-Clintonistas, spanning the political gamut from far-right to center-right! Hey, no point bothering with ‘unserious’, non-Right points...
From: Balloon Juice | By: Anne Laurie | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- While I'm not a fan of year-end prediction columns, I still find myself writing one each ad every year. More than mid-way through 2014, it's time to own up to up to what I've already gotten wrong, and take credit where credit...
From: TheStreet | By: Jonathan Heller | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Americans have a debt problem.
From: CNN | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Time for a credit card? 2. Saving fresh fruits 3. Chefs and doctors buy generics?...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Trent | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Many of the details in this question still apply. Logistics aren't that big of a deal anymore, and I'm chipping away ever so slowly at my social anxiety and fluency issue, but I'm still without prospects and now about $12k in debt on account of some...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: marsbar77 | Monday, July 28, 2014
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ARGENTINA and its debt, Russia and the discount that investors apply to it, and the SEC's new rules on money-market fundsContinue reading...
From: The Economist | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Bryman Colleges, a California for-profit education chain with four campuses, and sister school BioHealth College permanently shut their doors Friday evening, leaving nearly 300 students in the lurch.
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Stephanie Gleason | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Filed under: Personal Finance, Credit Reports, Financial Education Juan Moyano/Alamy By Kelli B. Grant | @kelligrant Even if you're vigilant about paying bills, a delinquent debt could be dragging down your credit score. More than a third of consumers...
From: Daily Finance | By: CNBC | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Before you jump on the Bull market bandwagon of "don't fight the Fed," perhaps you should take a look at the quality of the debt the Fed has enabled and the diminishing returns on all that debt.The mainstream media is delighted to highlight positive...
From: Of Two Minds | By: Charles Hugh Smith | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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About 77 million Americans have a debt in collections,  a new report finds. That amounts to 35 percent of consumers with credit files or data reported to a major credit bureau, according to the study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute and Encore...
From: Washington Post | By: Jonnelle Marte | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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WASHINGTON — More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.These consumers fall behind on credit cards or hospital bills. Their...
From: Boston Herald | By: By Associated Press | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Roughly one in three adult Americans have a past-due debt that’s been turned over to a collection agency, according to a novel new study. FILE - In this May 9, 2012 file photo, a Visa credit card is tendered at opening of the Superdry store in New...
From: Sacramento Bee | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. are lower by -2.71% to $3.40 in late morning trading on Monday, as Chinese solar stocks are falling after the U.S. Commerce Department issued additional penalties on the companies, saying...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Monday, July 28, 2014
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How the first world war changed the worldON JULY 28th 1914 Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, beginning the first world war. In the following four years, millions would lose their lives. What else changed? Economies shrank, stagnated and hyperinflated....
From: The Economist | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Imagine a company hiring a debt collector that sends armed representatives to customers’ homes and threatens to put them in cages if they don’t pay up. That’s not allowed in America, unless your company is the government. NBC Philadelphia reports...
From: Reason | By: Ed Krayewski | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Reason is growing, and we’re looking for talent across the board – journalism, policy research, operations and fundraising. All listings are for salaried positions with benefits, and we are open to telecommuters and to new staff for our Los Angeles...
From: Reason | By: Reason.com | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Canadians spend billions a year on renovations. But our love affair with fix-ups has put households–and the economy–at risk.The post The dark side of the renovation boom appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Chris Sorensen | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Tribune Publishing Co. CEO Jack Griffin isn't selling off newspapers. He wants to acquire more of them.Despite all the speculation about a sale of Chicago Tribune, the Los Angeles Times and/or the other Tribune dailies, Mr. Griffin is setting his sights...
From: Ad Age | By: Lynne Marek | Monday, July 28, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- U.S. stocks recouped losses sustained earlier in the day as merger news outweighed weaker-than-expected domestic housing data, and Russia was hit by sanctions from the U.S. and promises of more from the European Union in coming...
From: TheStreet | By: Keris Alison Lahiff and Andrea Tse | Monday, July 28, 2014
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GameStophasabadreputationamonggamersanddevelopersforavarietyofreasons,somesubjective,somerathervalid.AndnowGameStophasdecidedthat,whatthehell,let’sjustgoforstraight-uppureevil.AccordingtoDestructoid,we’llstartseeingtheGameStopcreditcardinthenextfewmonths,anditwillbepushedratheraggressively,becausethisisGameStop;theypusheverythingaggressively....
From: Gamma Squad | By: danuproxx | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Can credit card companies and other creditors snatch your Social Security benefits from your checking account?...
From: The Motley Fool | By: Sally Herigstad, The Motley Fool | Monday, July 28, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) – With worst-than-expected results coming out from Visa , investors in MasterCard paid dearly on Friday for what is called in the market as "tandem trading." MasterCard stock is around $76, down 9% on the year to date. Investors...
From: TheStreet | By: Richard Saintvilus | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Examiner Paul Leake of Jones Day shares his views on the role of distressed investors in Argentina’s debt dispute.
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Paul Leake | Monday, July 28, 2014
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With just two days left for Argentina to avoid default, the country sent a delegation to New York for talks with the court appointed mediator. The talks scheduled to take place at 11am on Tuesday will take place between Argentina's representatives and...
From: Business News Americas | By: Natan Levy | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Updated from 9:55 a.m. ET to include opening share prices and analyst commentary in the tenth paragraph. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- After more than a half-century under family management, Family Dollar CEO Howard Levine, son of company founder Leon Levine,...
From: TheStreet | By: Antoine Gara | Monday, July 28, 2014
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There has been much strum and furor over the proliferation of "tax inversion" strategies undertaken by corporations in the last few months.Broadly, a tax inversion is a transaction where a US and foreign corporation "merge", with the US corporation taking...
From: The Market Ticker | By: genesis | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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A former Wisconsin governor has joined the board of promising Madison biotech company Exact Sciences. Meanwhile, there’s turnover at the top of the state’s biotech trade group. Read on for details about these announcements (and others) in this week’s...
From: Xconomy | By: Jeff Engel | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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The Bank of Korea’s dovish shift has been officially put on record. On Tuesday, minutes of the central bank’s July 10 policy board meeting revealed the first board member in over a year to oppose a decision to keep rates on hold and other remarks...
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Kwanwoo Jun | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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If you put out a complaint box for customers of US banks and financial firms, you will get hundreds of thousands of complaints. That's what the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau—which was set up by Elizabeth Warren before she became a US senator—has...
From: Mother Jones | By: Erika Eichelberger | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Washington — More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.
From: Detroit News | By: JOSH BOAK Associated Press | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Why Lamar Alexander should prevail against a hard-right challenger
From: Time | By: alexishauk | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Apache is the kind of energy company attracting savvy investors who know a good deal when they see one. That's one of the reasons shares popped over 7% in the last few trading sessions and, at $101, are up 18% for the year to...
From: TheStreet | By: Marc Courtenay | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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The consensus, such as it is, on the eurozone crisis was neatly summed up on Monday by Hugo Dixon, author and editor at large of Reuters News: “The euro crisis is sleeping, not dead.” What about the crisis in Greece? Over the past four to five years...
From: Financial Times | By: Tony Barber | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Debt, as measured by share of debt in collection, is less of a problem in states with low unemployment, in many cases. According to the Urban Institute, the national average of households with a......
From: 24-7 Wall Street | By: Douglas A. McIntyre | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Slow job growth and student debt are making it harder for first-time home buyers to get into the market. But here are the 10 best cities for millennials to find their first house....
From: MarketWatch | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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A Paris commercial court has approved the plan, which gives the French fashion firm more time to pay down its debt. Continue reading...Follow WWD on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook....
From: Women's Wear Daily | By: WWD.com | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Argentina's government is resuming negotiations in a dispute with US.
From: Fox News | Monday, July 28, 2014
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The study found that 35.1 per cent of people with credit records had been reported to collections for debt that averaged $5,178, based on September 2013 records.
From: The Economic Times | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Under a new plan being considered by ministers and officials, higher education institutions could buy student debt on graduation...
From: Telegraph | By: Josie Gurney-Read | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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KKR's (NYSE:KKR) next step to take full control of Germany-based WMF, a provider of cutlery and coffee machines, will be backed by a €600M leveraged financing loan. KKR already owns a 72% stake in WMF.Commerzbank and Deutsche Bank are leading the debt...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Lender’s second-quarter net income falls more than expected though, even as it outperformed Wall Street rivals with debt and currency trading
From: Financial Times | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Lender’s second-quarter net income falls more than expected, even as it outperforms Wall Street rivals with debt and currency trading
From: Financial Times | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Bulgarian MPs are to convene for an emergency session on Tuesday afternoon to discuss budget amendment proposals.They are due to discuss possible changes to the State Budget of the Republic of Bulgaria Act, after the Council of Ministers announced on...
From: Novinite | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG) has entered advanced talks to acquire Acosta Sales and Marketing, a consumer goods marketing agency, currently owned by private equity group Thomas H. Lee Partners.The deal could value the latter at almost $5B including debt,...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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About 83,000 Defense Department employees and contractors with security clearances to protect the nation's secrets have delinquent federal tax debts totaling $730 million, according to an internal government audit....
From: CNN | Monday, July 28, 2014
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EU ambassadors expected to impose sweeping new sanctions on Russia.
From: Reuters | By: Mike Peacock | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Less than 10 years after building the world’s largest packaging empire, New Zealand-based entrepreneur Graeme Hart is considering selling off key assets to reduce a $US18 billion debt mountain.Mr Hart’s Reynolds Group Holdings has embarked on a strategic...
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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PARIS (Reuters) - Telecom operator Orange confirmed its annual profit and debt targets after it managed to stabilize its margins in the second quarter helped by ongoing cost cuts and smaller sales declines in France and Poland than a year ago....
From: Reuters | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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