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Personal Finance Word of the Day: Stress Test

Citigroup Inc.’s capital plan was among five that failed Federal Reserve stress test. Also known…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Fed Teases to When Interest Rates Will Go Up

The Fed is waiting for unemployment to hit a magic number before it entertains changing interest rates

Is good news on the horizon?

By Ashley R. Harris

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Does AIG Deserve a ‘Thank You’ From the Public?

Insurance giant was bailed out by the U.S. government, but one opinion suggests it was an obligation

Insurance giant was bailed out by the U.S. government, but one opinion suggests it was…

By Ashley R. Harris

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LeBron James opens The LeBron James Clubhouse at an Akron, Ohio Boys & Girls Club on Tuesday (Image: Getty)

In the News: LeBron Restores Boys & Girls Club; US Interest Rates Lowered and More

Headlines around the web

See what’s going on in the world with today’s compilation of news around the web

By Janel Martinez

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Top Senate Democrat Endorses Bernanke

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat in the Senate has endorsed Ben Bernanke for a…

By Associated Press

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Lawmakers Ask For Review Of AIG Bailout

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two House lawmakers asked Congress’ investigative arm on Thursday to review the…

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What Dow 10,000 Means—This Time

A search for significance in the financial market's rally

As the Dow Jones Industrial Average powers through the 10,000-point threshold today, millions of investors…

By John Simons

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Obama Unveils Historic Financial Regulatory Reforms

Plan seeks to protect investors, consumers but faces opposition

President Barack Obama revealed Wednesday a series of initiatives that he described as “the most…

By Joyce Jones

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Rate of Stock Ownership Among Blacks Drops Despite Previous Growth

Experts encourage educated investing in tough economy

Recent economic woes and a slump in the stock market may contribute to an already…

By Renita Burns

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Day 22

The Senate passes the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Obama takes his $800 billion recovery…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Goodbye Credit Card Rate Hikes?

New rules add protections for consumers

For many of us, credit cards have been a saving grace in times of need…

By Renita Burns

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