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  1. Trending Thursday: Banks make more on mortgages while government steals GSE profits?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Housing Wire

    Trending Thursday is a roundup of the stories shaping the week and what's yet to come through the weekend - also taking into account social media reaction. Think of it as a midweek Monday Morning Cup of Coffee , but with extra caffeine.

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  2. Feds advance open data roadmap despite challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CIO

    The DATA Act aims to bring transparency to government spending, but officials are mindful of the compliance burden and cultural challenges in effecting reform. Federal authorities are marching ahead with a new framework for opening government data, a process that aims to consolidate department and agency datasets into a standardized format and make them accessible for the public.

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  3. Jonathan Macey 1 hour ago Here in the United States, corporations...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | National Review Online

    It is a principle so deeply ingrained in our system that it should be almost unnecessary to point out, were it not for the troubling behavior of our public servants in Washington. In a move that smacks of nationalization, the Federal Housing Finance Agency and the United States Treasury are pressing ahead with a plan that keeps two private companies - Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac - under government control at the expense of American investors.

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  4. A roof over their headsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    Juliene Donaldson , administrator at McCam Child Development Centre, shows Gary-Vaughn White, vice-president, Scotiabank Treasury, pictures of the damaged roof. Juliene Donaldson , administrator at McCam Child Development Centre, points to the cheque she received from Scotiabank for the refurbishing of the school roof.

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  5. Highlighting the Importance of the Iran Deal in IsraelRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 1 | The White House

    While traveling in Israel, Adam Szubin, Treasury Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, laid out why the Iran deal is so vital to our global security. This was originally posted on Treasury Notes, the official blog of the U.S. Department of Treasury.

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  6. U.S. Treasury Department continues to viciously enforce the Cuba...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Cuba Journal

    Women flagged by Treasury Department after writing 'Cuba' on check

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  7. What about anti-terror sanctions?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | AEI

    Even in the event that Congress fails to block President Barack Obama's Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action , also known as the Iran deal, the arrangement raises serious questions that the Obama administration and Congress must address. What, in particular, will become of the non-nuclear related American and European sanctions regimes against Iranians supporting terrorism and human rights violations? The right choice is for Congress to codify those sanctions in place immediately, to ensure that there is no room for debate about terrorism and tyranny.

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  8. Is The Dow Jones Bottoming Out Or Crashing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Seeking Alpha

    The last few weeks have been very eventful for equity investors. In just one week, all the gains since 2014 have been wiped out.

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  9. Congress and the Budget: Danger AheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Cato Institute

    While most of us have been consumed with the three-ring circus that has been the presidential election campaign, the regular business of government has been slowly grinding on. Unfortunately, several budgetary items facing Congress this fall threaten another government shutdown, with all the political theater and economic uncertainty that accompany such events.

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  10. First PersonTHE Government Really Does WorkRead the original story

    Tuesday | American Reporter

    There's been a lot of talk of late that there are glimmers of hope in the American economy. Since President Obama's economic stimulus package was enacted and the Federal Reserve and the Treasury Department both announced plans to buy up distressed assets and backstop mortgage-backed securities, the financial markets seemed to have steadied themselves.

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  11. ConstanceBOX it, Bag it, Shred it, Pitch itRead the original story

    Tuesday | American Reporter

    Oil inventories are near record highs and demand has hovered around a 10-year low. The normal rules of supply and demand would dictate a lower price.

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  12. Bernanke: 'No Reason' for 'Draconian Steps' on Deficit ReductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Instapundit

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke downplayed calls for deficit reduction, arguing that there is no reason for Congress to take any draconian steps on federal spending. Pointing to the sequester, Bernanke explained that it was "wrong" to try correcting the deficit in the "very short run" because it could have created problems in the "long run" related to preparedness and canceling defense systems that were "midway."

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  13. Campaign CowardRead the original story

    Tuesday | 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. Zix Raised to "Hold" at ZacksRead the original story

    Tuesday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    According to Zacks, "Zix Corporation is the leading provider of hosted email encryption and e-prescribing services. ZixCorp's hosted Email Encryption Service provides an easy and cost-effective way to ensure customer privacy and regulatory compliance for corporate email.

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  15. Alternative lenders step up to help small businesses alongRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Philly.com

    Next time you stop by a Joe Coffee shop for a cup of joe, or United by Blue to buy clothing or accessories, know that you are in the midst of a financing revolution known as alternative lending. Both start-ups have grown because of it.

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  16. FinCEN Proposes New Rule Requiring Anti-Money Laundering Programs for Registered Investment AdvisersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | JD Supra

    On August 25, 2015, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would define investment advisers registered with the Securities and Exchange Act , including those that manage private funds commonly known as "hedge funds," "venture capital funds" and "private equity funds," as "financial institutions" under the Bank Secrecy Act . In the NPRM, FinCEN states that "investment advisers have an important role to play in safeguarding the financial system against fraud, money laundering, terrorist financing, and other financial crime."

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  17. The Affordable Care Act's Reporting Requirements for Carriers and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | jdsupra.com

    When it comes to mergers and acquisitions involving at least one applicable large employer , the substantive rules governing employer shared responsibility and the corresponding reporting rules share at least one thing in common: we don't yet know how they work.

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  18. in Re: Laura SheedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | FindLaw

    IN RE: Laura SHEEDY, Debtor. Laura Sheedy, Plaintiff, Appellant, v. Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee; and JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, Defendants, Appellees.

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  19. Michael Tanner 12 hours ago While most of us have been consumed with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | National Review Online

    Unfortunately, several budgetary items facing Congress this fall threaten another government shutdown, with all the political theater and economic uncertainty that accompany such events. And, crucially, all the budgetary items on the agenda hold the potential for tearing the congressional GOP apart while angering both the Republican base and moderate voters.

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  20. On Native GroundIF You Can't Win, Cheat: the Gop Plan for the Electoral CollegeRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2013 | American Reporter

    Some conservatives in Congress are outraged over the idea that the Obama Administration could thwart their plans to threaten blow up the economy if the President doesn't approve steep cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. But there are a few conservatives who remember who won last November's presidential election and are willing to take President Obama at his word when he said that he's not going to negotiate with the Republican leadership in Congress who want to link a vote on the federal debt ceiling to making those cuts in social welfare spending.

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