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  1. T.S. KerriganSEAMUS and Me: Late Birthdays in a Lost WorldRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | American Reporter

    On Friday, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said what a lot of us are thinking about Wall Street fat cats and how they are taking federal bailout money while handing out bonuses and pay raises to themselves. "They don't get it," she said.

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  2. MomentumLOVE is All AroundRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | American Reporter

    As we've seen over the past few months, Americans are not happy with the way things are. They want change.

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  3. Year's worth of bombings does little to shrink Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | TwinCities

    After billions of dollars spent and more than 10,000 extremist fighters killed, the Islamic State group is fundamentally no weaker than it was when the U.S.-led bombing campaign began a year ago, American intelligence agencies have concluded. U.S. military commanders on the ground aren't disputing the assessment, but they point to an upcoming effort to clear the important Sunni city of Ramadi, which fell to the militants in May, as a crucial milestone.

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  4. Latest Challenge by IRS to Family Valuation DiscountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | jdsupra.com

    Overview. Many sophisticated estate planning techniques include gifts, sales or other transfers to family members that incorporate significant discounts on the value of the property transferred.

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  5. Local DC band plays on despite powerful criticsRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

    Local DC band plays on despite powerful critics More powerful than the most powerful law firm. A D.C. street band takes on the lawyers and wins.

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  6. Banking on MaryJaneRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    The American banking and financial industry is skittish about MaryJane. In truth, the U.S. is being fucking schizophrenic about the matter: The financial-crimes arm of the Treasury Department is making it easier to deposit the fledgling industry's growing revenue, at last count nearly $3 billion annually and almost all in cash.

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  7. SIGTARP could spell trouble for housing lenders.Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    Two days ago, the Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program issued its quarterly report to Congress on the status of the TARP program , which included a damning assessment of the management of the Home Affordable Modification Program . This report could become the catalyst for big problems for the money centers, which is where the majority of the residential mortgage loans that are eligible to be considered for loan modifications are held.

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  8. Federal Reserve Denies Credit Union bid to serve cannabis industryRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Banking regulators just said no to a financial institution that aims to be the first to serve the expanding marijuana industry in Colorado. The Fourth Corner Credit Union in Denver applied in November to the Federal Reserve for a "master account," which would allow it to interact with other financial institutions and open its doors to some of the hundreds of state-licensed marijuana businesses in Colorado.

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  9. FDIC and California Department of Business Oversight Levy $140...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | JD Supra

    On July 22, the FDIC, along with the Commissioner of the California Department of Business Oversight , announced the assessment of a $140 million civil money penalty against a California state-chartered bank to resolve allegations that it failed to implement and maintain an adequate BSA/AML Compliance Program over an extended period of time. In 2012, the bank entered a consent order with the FDIC and the DBO , requiring that it "address the weaknesses and correct deficiencies" in its BSA and AML programs.

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  10. 16 Answers To Fairholme's 16 Questions On The GSEsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seeking Alpha

    ... private companies that have around $5 Trillion dollars in assets that are being battled over. Since 2008, the US Treasury has worked through the Federal Finance Housing Agency to solve the problem of private profits and public losses. If it wasn't ...

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  11. Occupational Licensing Hurts Just About Everyone, Says White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Horse masseurs. Hair braiders. Funeral attendants. Florists. All are subject, at least in some states, to "occupational licensing," defined by the Treasury Department as "as a government permit allowing workers to legally practice."

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  12. T.S. KerriganSEAMUS and Me: Late Birthdays in a Lost WorldRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    On Friday, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said what a lot of us are thinking about Wall Street fat cats and how they are taking federal bailout money while handing out bonuses and pay raises to themselves. "They don't get it," she said.

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  13. Make My DayTHE Birds and Bees are Out to Get MeRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    Developments in the United Kingdom and Italy may ease some bon and stock market pressures, but on the eve of an emergency G-7 Finance Ministers' meeting Friday, I will provide them with a list from my money prescription pad, which, like my kids, they will likely ignore. First, how we got here, or rather the last few days of how we got here.

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  14. Financial Services Law - July 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | JD Supra

    Raising the possibility of regulation, the Department of the Treasury has published a Request for Information regarding online marketplace lending , seeking public comment on the various business models and products offered by such lenders to both small businesses and consumers, the potential for the market to expand access to credit to historically underserved segments, and how the regulatory framework should evolve to support the "safe growth" of the industry.

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  15. D.C. street band's brassy riffs earn it tips from tourists - and enmity from the high-poweredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    One morning this week, five members of Spread Love, a New Orleans-style street band, gathered at one of Washington's busiest intersections, pulled out four trombones, a drum set and a tips bucket and began playing "Don't Worry, Be Happy." The band's brassy riffs at 15th Street and New York Avenue NW always delight the hordes of tourists heading toward the White House.

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  16. Proposed Regulations Target Management Fee WaiversRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | jdsupra.com

    In the Federal Register for July 23, 2015, the Treasury Department published proposed regulations regarding the circumstances under which partnership allocations and distributions will be treated as disguised payments for services. These proposed regulations are aimed at attempts by investment fund managers to convert ordinary, management fee income into tax-favored long-term capital gains through the use of management fee waivers.

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  17. Proposed IRS Regulations Target Management Fee Waiver ArrangementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | jdsupra.com

    On July 22, 2015, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service released proposed regulations regarding disguised payments for services under Section 707 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended . The Proposed Regulations include anticipated guidance on "fee-waiver" arrangements commonly used by private investment funds, although the Proposed Regulations apply to a wider array of arrangements.

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  18. Are "Raw" Coins a Raw Deal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Coin World

    Ron Drzewucki has been a professional numismatist since 1984 and a member of Professional Numismatists Guild since 1995. He has for years been a dealer "known as having a superb eye for coins" and "has the experience and discriminating eye to make those important distinctions between grades", according to the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation's newsletter.

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  19. Congress Needs a Recipe for Real Tax ReformRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | US News & World Report

    This month, the Senate Finance Committee's tax reform working groups released their long-awaited and much-anticipated recommendations for fixing our broken tax code. This is a welcome development, because make no mistake: The time for action is very much upon us, and troubling evidence of this fact is all around.

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  20. Treasury, Servicers: We're Doing What We Can on Loan ModsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | American Banker

    Home Affordable Modification Program denial rates are still high, but the Treasury Department and top mortgage servicers contend that the numbers have improved. From Beijing to Paris to Dublin, peer-to-peer lending is blossoming.

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