Obama Extends the Export-Import Bank


Archive for May, 2012

Obama Extends the Export-Import Bank

President Obama lauded Congressional leaders for reaching a deal that extends the bank’s life to 2014, ending a fierce political fight over an institution dedicated to financing American exports abroad.

Personal Finance Daily: Moves to make if the U.S. gets downgraded

Will the U.S. be staring down the barrel of another downgrade this summer? Robert Powell writes in his Your Portfolio column that while another downgrade is unlikely, some financial advisers are recommending that investors be prepared.

Oregon county releases inmates amid budget cuts

Inmates smile at their new freedom Wednesday, May 30, 2012, after being released from the jail in Grants Pass, Ore., due to layoffs of guards forced by the failure of a tax increase.

Personal Finance Daily: Home-staging tips from a TV design pro

Not so long ago’or so it might seem’staging one’s house was the way to command bigger bucks at the height of the real-estate market bubble. Well, staging is back, Amy Hoak writes today in her Home Economics column.

Local home sales rise in April

Local home sales rose in April as the housing supply tightened, according to a new report.

Debt-ridden law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf goes under

The clients and partners of Dewey & LeBoeuf were last night picking up the pieces after the biggest-ever failure of an international law firm.

Police Beat for Garnet Valley area, week of May 23

CHADDS FORD Malicious Mischief Three mailboxes on Beaver Valley Road were smashed between noon and 4:30 p.m., May 15, apparently by someone driving by.

Susan Tompor: Consumers unsure about credit score

Is someone's age going to stop them from getting a top-notch credit score? Will whether you're married, divorced or single be figured into the calculation of a credit score? Does race influence the score?

US bank earnings hit five-year high in Q1

Number of troubled banks fall for fourth straight quarter. 28 May 2012 12:18 PM

Police Beat for Garnet Valley area, week of May 23

CHADDS FORD Malicious Mischief Three mailboxes on Beaver Valley Road were smashed between noon and 4:30 p.m., May 15, apparently by someone driving by.