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Eastman ups earnings estimate

September 16th, 2010 10:23 am by Sharon Hayes

Business is apparently better than expected at Eastman Chemical Co.The Kingsport-based business announced Thursday it expects higher earnings in the third quarter and full year than it previously projected.

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Aug. foreclosure notices for Tr-Cities region up 5.9%; national increase is 4%

September 16th, 2010 4:57 am by Don Fenley

The number of homes receiving a foreclosure notice in the Tri-Cities area increased 5.9 percent during August. The national monthly increase was 4 percent.According to Web-based real estate firm RealtyTrac, the number of filings decreased in Washington an

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Homeowner offer tips for getting loan modifications

September 15th, 2010 2:08 pm by Srinivas Rao ProPublica

ProPublica asked a simple question of more than 700 homeowners dealing with the administration's mortgage modification program: Knowing what you know now, what tips would you give someone who's struggling with a mortgage payment?Their advice: Get help, s

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August retail sales best increase in 5 months, deflates rumors of double-dip recession

September 14th, 2010 12:21 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) Retail sales rose in August by the largest amount in five months, adding to evidence that a late spring economic swoon was temporary and not the start of another recession.Retail sales increased 0.4 percent last month, the Commerce Depart

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Long expected, YouTube wades into live streaming

September 13th, 2010 4:27 am by Associated Press

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Global banking rules aim to balance safety, growth

September 12th, 2010 10:23 pm by Associated Press

BASEL, Switzerland Banks will have to significantly increase their capital reserves under rules endorsed Sunday by the world's major central banks, which are trying to prevent another financial collapse without impeding the fragile economic recovery.

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