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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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Despite housing slump, senior living development sells out in Kingsport

September 11th, 2010 2:27 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT - Three years ago, Linda Dingus and her 80-year-old mother, Lucille, moved from the Bloomingdale community to Pinebrook Place. Lucille suffers from arthritis, and the two were looking for a home with no stairs.

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Study: Small firms' job-growth role may be overstated; startups, not older firms, are economic engine

September 9th, 2010 1:29 pm by staff report

As President Barack Obama lobbies the Senate to pass his proposed $42 billion aid package to buoy small businesses, three economists are challenging what they call "the enduring notion" that firms employing less then 500 people "create the most private se

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