July 1 is here at the interest rate for subsidized Stafford student loans is on schedule to double to 6.8%. But lawmakers are busily working on bills that could lower the rates for all Stafford loans. If passed the changes would be retroactive to July 1.
Federal Reserve officials are still in damage control mode Friday, after comments about winding down stimulus frazzled markets last week.
Bowing to union and congressional pressure, the White House announced on Thursday it’s suspending trade privileges for Bangladesh.
Norway’s Telenor and Qatar’s Ooredoo beat out George Soros to build mobile phone network in Myanmar.
Three Fed officials came out in full force Thursday, cautioning that tapering QE3 this year is not a sure thing.
Rising interest rates have hit mortgages big time. Rates on 30-year, fixed-rate home loans spiked 0.53 percentage points to an average of 4.46% this week — the largest weekly increase in more than 26 years, according to mortgage giant Freddie Mac.
New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley says tapering QE3 this year is not a sure thing.
The IRS has done itself no favors lately. It has botched how it reviews applications for tax-exempt status, thrown lavish conferences and failed to adequately oversee employee purchase card use.
China announced a new anti-dumping duty on Thursday that targets chemical producers in European Union.
Na jak wielką skalę wyłudza się odszkodowania z firm ubezpieczeniowych, nie da się dokładnie określić. Można jedynie operować danymi dotyczącymi wykrytych nieprawidłowości. Z danych Polskiej Izby Ubezpieczeń wynika, że ogółem w 2011 roku łączna suma wyłudzeń sięgnęła prawie 117 mln zł, z czego ponad 8 mln to wyłudzenia z ubezpieczeń Działu I (na życie) oraz […]
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A watchdog report says IRS lacks oversight of employee charge cards.
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