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By Donald Lambro
Growth spikes are little more than trend-free anomalies
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Citigroup
EXCLUSIVE: Facing a string of recent high-profile courtroom defeats lately, the Securities and Exchange Commission wants to a hire a mock trial firm to help agency lawyers get ready for big cases.
Barclays bank has suspended six traders amid an investigation into whether international currency markets were rigged, the BBC, the Financial Times and other outlets reported Saturday.
A day before President Obama's pick to be the nation's top trade negotiator faces a Senate committee vote, Cayman Islands officials defended their banking system and the kinds of offshore investments that have gotten the trade nominee into some hot water on the road to confirmation.
President Obama's pick to be his top trade adviser told lawmakers Thursday that he would push for Congress to restore the administration's "fast-track" authority to negotiate free-trade pacts, as the administration gears up for major market-opening talks with the European Union and with Asia-Pacific nations.
A couple of the biggest banks in the United States have admitted that they were wrong to foreclose on 700-plus military families, at a time when the soldiers were actively serving in war zones.
One of Bill Cosby's best-loved routines is "Tonsils."
The world's corporate giants are throwing their weight behind gay marriage by signing a brief to the Supreme Court that equal rights for gays under the law is good for big business.
The Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday approved Jack Lew as the nation’s next secretary of the Treasury amid a bruising confirmation process that delved into his years as a Wall Street executive and a million-dollar payout he received from a bailed-out bank.
Not so long ago, having offshore investments was a bad thing. Throughout the 2012 campaign, Barack Obama pummeled Mitt Romney for his successful career at Bain Capital. He was derided as an outsourcer, a shipper of jobs to Mexico and a tax dodger with tax shelters in the Cayman Islands.
Oracle will buy Acme Packet Inc., which makes equipment for telecommunications companies, for about $2.1 billion.
Stocks advanced Thursday morning, pushing the Standard and Poor's 500 to another five-year high, after strong reports on housing starts and unemployment claims made investors more optimistic about the U.S. economy.
Consumer advocates have complained that the nation's mortgage lenders are getting off easy in a deal to settle charges that they wrongfully foreclosed on many homeowners after the collapse of the housing bubble.
President Obama underwent a fitness test at a Pentagon health clinic over the weekend as part of a periodic medical exam coordinated by his doctor.
President Obama will announce Thursday afternoon his nomination of White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew to serve as Treasury secretary, a White House official confirmed.
President Obama officially nominated White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew on Thursday to replace departing Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner, calling his key aide a man of great integrity who has his "complete trust."