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  1. Why Getting FHA's Loan Servicing Rules 'Right' MattersRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | jdsupra.com

    In recent years, servicing U.S. Federal Housing Administration- insured loans has become risky business. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has heightened its monitoring and enforcement, with servicers experiencing increased Quality Assurance Division reviews, HUD Office of Inspector General inquiries, Mortgagee Review Board actions and indemnification demands.

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  2. Key Ingredients of CMS' Proposed Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement ModelRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | jdsupra.com

    Modeled in large part on the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Model 2 program, as proposed, CCJR will mandate that certain acute care hospitals accept a bundled payment, to be paid retrospectively, for a 90 day "episode of care" surrounding lower extremity joint replacement i.e., hip and knee replacements. CMS intends to test CCJR for five performance years, beginning January 1, 2016, and ending December 31, 2020.

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  3. Griffin Capital Essential Asset Reit II Acquires Aetna Property in Tucson, ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | GlobeNewswire

    Griffin Capital Corporation announced today, on behalf of Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT II, Inc. , the acquisition of the 100,273 square-foot, Aetna Life Insurance Company leased facility in Tucson, Arizona from a subsidiary of Aetna, Inc. through a sale-leaseback transaction. The Property is 100% leased to Aetna Life Insurance Company, which has an investment-grade credit rating of 'AA-' from S&P and is an affiliate of one of the nation's leading diversified health care benefits companies.

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  4. Inside Track: Where are the leftist firebrands of yore?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Sunday Herald

    Where have the characters gone from our political scene? Even at a time of great tumult across Europe, there is little sense that the new politics has either strong leadership or an identifiable ideology. Like the Grand Old Duke of York, the Greek radicals Syriza marched its supporters up to the top of the metaphorical hill before marching back again with a financial deal that, if anything, seems worse than the one they started with.

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  5. Dick Morris: $221,139,516 - Clintons' Income Since 2001Read the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | News Max

    In the 14 years since Bill and Hillary Clinton left the White House in January 2001, they have reported a total gross income of $221,139,516, a review of their tax returns for those years shows. In 2001, the year that Hillary claimed they were "dead broke," the couple earned a whopping $16,165,110! Wouldn't we all like to be that dead broke! Leaving the White House opened a gravy train that has moved the Clintons to the highest percentage of all U.S. earners.

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  6. Bank chairman warns of threat from data revolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Sunday Herald

    The large-scale collection and storage of banking data may help avert mis-selling but poses new threats to financial stability and customer security, HSBC's chairman has warned. Douglas Flint, the Scot who chairs the Europe's biggest bank, said banking was in "a period of fundamental change", due to advancing technology which allowed "storage and analysis of an almost unlimited amount of data" and direct customer access to third party providers when transacting or investing.

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  7. 3 Takeaways From Ventas' Second Quarter Conference CallRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    Diversified health care real estate investment trust, or REIT, Ventas, Inc. recently posted second quarter results. Performance was solid, overall, with funds from operations growing 5% year over year and the dividend up roughly 9%.

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  8. REIT CEFs: What Should You Be Looking At Now?Read the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    I decided to look at two intertwined questions based on reader comments to an article I wrote about RMR Real Estate Income Fund : First, is the REIT sell off over? And Second, what are the best priced REIT CEFs right now? No rush To start with, I don't think REIT stocks are cheap right now. They are certainly cheaper than they were earlier in the year, but that doesn't make them a good value.

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  9. Online 'directory' scamming small businesses, Commerce Commission warnsRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Small businesses are being tricked into signing up to an online business directory which charges a $1411 annual subscription fee, the Commerce Commission has warned. The competition watchdog said the invoicing scam was being run by a German company which operated through a website called Corporate Portal New Zealand.

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  10. Neighbors Angered Over Squatters Who've Taken Refuge Inside Selden, N.Y. HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | CBS Local

    Neighbors say the town of Selden or the police should take action, but their hands may be tied, CBS2's Emily Smith reported Monday. On Hawkins Road you have a well-maintained home next door to a home abandoned five years ago.

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  11. Children harmed by 19th century approach to welfare debtorsRead the original story

    30 min ago | Scoop

    Child Poverty Action Group says hundreds of young mothers with young children are being hounded for repayment of debt to Work and Income NZ when tax debt costs the country much more. A beneficiary living below the poverty line goes to the High Court today to challenge a Ministry of Social Development decision to make her repay a $117,000 debt.

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  12. DSBC event to highlight available funding for small bizRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | The News Journal

    DSBC event to highlight available funding for small biz Event will offer detail about accessing a number of federal and private loan programs. Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1N5xzro In an effort to change that, the chamber will hold an Aug. 18 seminar in Wilmington to raise awareness of those funding sources.

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  13. ComCom warns of false billing by serial German fraudsterRead the original story

    35 min ago | Scoop

    The Commerce Commission is warning small business owners to avoid a postal invoicing scam by a German company operating the Corporate Portal New Zealand website, which has fooled a number of kiwi companies. The German company has previously targeted British and Australian small business owners and featured on scam alerts in New Zealand from the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment and the Department of Internal Affairs.

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  14. NZ banks strong enough to weather downturn, dairy slumpRead the original story

    35 min ago | Scoop

    New Zealand's lenders are in a strong enough position to weather slowing economic growth over the next year-and-a-half, while slumping dairy prices aren't expected to pose as big a threat as they did in 2009, says Moody's Investors Service. The global rating agency has a stable outlook for the nation's banking system, built on the expectation the country's lenders will maintain strong asset quality and stable profitability in the face of a slowing economy.

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  15. Property tax increase for Chicago almost a reality for cash-strapped cityRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Examiner.com

    Statements, and rumors, have recently emanated from the Chicago mayor's office about the pending 2016 budget, and they reveal that there will be a $426 million deficit and that Mayor Rahm Emanuel will host a series of public hearings, possibly to gain input, before it is officially released in September, according to Crain's Chicago Business . Characteristic of the Emanuel administration, public statements from the mayor were released on a Friday, to seemingly avoid scrutinization and debate.

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  16. Pimco may face SEC action over fund Bill Gross once ranRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | The Globe and Mail

    Pacific Investment Management Co. LLC said on Monday it may face U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission civil charges over whether it inflated the returns of a popular exchange-traded fund once managed by prominent bond investor Bill Gross.

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  17. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Brookfield

    Commerce State Bank's rates on such financial products as CDs, savings accounts and loans are competitive with those of area banks and credit unions, according to its chief executive officer, chairman and co-founder. Where the Elm Grove bank particularly stands out, he says, are in its client business-brainstorming sessions and networking events.

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  18. Homebuyer Education Workshop Scheduled For Ord in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Custer County Chief

    For families dreaming of owning their own home, but uncertain about how to make that dream a reality, the Central Nebraska Housing Developers will conduct a REACH-Approved Homebuyer Educational workshop in Ord in August. This workshop will be held at the Ord Housing Authority, 2410 K Street, on August 20 & 27, from 6-10 p.m. both evenings.

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  19. Medical Informatics Engineering Hack Exposed Data on 3.9 Million PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | MSNBC

    An Indiana medical software company has told the federal government that the private information of 3.9 million people nationwide was exposed when its networks were hacked earlier this year. Medical Informatics Engineering of Fort Wayne, Indiana, reported the number to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the federal agency said Monday.

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  20. Tight credit environment? Fed survey says it's getting betterRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Housing Wire

    If anyone thinks that a tight credit environment is holding the mortgage market back, then a new survey from the Federal Reserve shows there may be some light at the end of the tunnel. According to the July 2015 Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey on Bank Lending Practices, released Monday by the Federal Reserve, banks reported having eased lending standards for a number of categories of residential mortgage loans over the past three months.

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