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Health Insurer Tax Not What It Seems

Posted: 09/23/2009 - It sounds so simple. Insurers that offer very expensive health insurance policies will have to pay a tax and the revenue raised will help pay for health reform and possibly lower health care costs.

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Treasurys Turn Mixed After Fed Statement

Posted: 09/23/2009 - Treasurys turned mixed Wednesday, with the 10-year note recovering from earlier losses, after a policy statement from the Federal Reserve proved unsurprising and the market digested an ongoing sale of $112 billion in U.S. debt.

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Dollar Near 1-year Low After Fed

Posted: 09/23/2009 - The dollar hovered near a one-year low Wednesday after the Federal Reserve left a key interest rate unchanged near 0%, though it said "economic activity has picked up."

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G-20: Do Global Summits Matter?

Posted: 09/23/2009 - When Group of 20 leaders meet in Pittsburgh this week, they will call for a coordinated global effort to tighten financial regulation to prevent future financial collapse.

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Bank Of America, Chase Reform Overdraft Fees

Posted: 09/23/2009 - Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase said Monday they will reduce overdraft fees and overhaul checking account options, amid a burgeoning backlash over banks' policies on overspending.

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Plans For Consumer Shield Pared Back

Posted: 09/23/2009 - Financial consumers would have fewer protections than originally envisioned under a draft of a bill being circulated on Capitol Hill.

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Housing Industry To Cuomo: Let's Work Together

Posted: 09/23/2009 - The housing industry has been universal in its opposition to the Home Valuation Code of Conduct, and on Tuesday leaders met with New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo to discuss modifying the rules.

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Banks Win Round 1 In Consumer Fight

Posted: 09/23/2009 - This summer, when Obama administration officials talked about overhauling financial regulation, they threw around a catchy phrase sure to appeal to consumers: "Plain vanilla" mortgages and credit cards.

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Whip Inflation Later?

Posted: 09/23/2009 - The Federal Reserve is going to keep interest rates near zero for the foreseeable future. That much is certain.

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Mother Recalls Night Flood Changed Everything

Posted: 09/23/2009 - A clanking noise woke Bridgett Crawford after midnight on Monday. She was sleeping on the couch with her 1-year-old son, Cooper, as rain pounded their mobile home off Horsley Mill Road near Snake Creek.

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Fed: Economic Activity Has 'Picked Up'

Posted: 09/23/2009 - The Federal Reserve kept interest rates near zero on Wednesday and said the economy is improving. But the Fed also pointed out ongoing job losses could dampen a recovery.

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Senate Panel Begins Consideration Of Baucus Health Plan

Posted: 09/23/2009 - Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus on Tuesday unveiled changes to his compromise health care proposal intended to alleviate the concerns of fellow Democrats as the panel began debating more than 560 proposed amendments to the measure.

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Gadhafi Slams Security Council

Updated: 01/14/2010 - UNITED NATIONS (CNN) — Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi on Wednesday denounced the structure of the U.N. Security Council, criticizing the permanent seats and veto power granted to a limited number of nations.

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Some Early Exits As Palin Woos Hong Kong Investors

Posted: 09/23/2009 - Sarah Palin touched on a host of topics -- including Reaganomics, China and human rights, Tibet, the Asian and U.S. economies, family and moose in Alaska -- as she delivered a speech to investors Wednesday in Hong Kong, according to audience members.

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Amanpour: White House ‘Confused’ On Iran

Posted: 09/23/2009 - President Obama spoke Wednesday at the U.N. General Assembly as he tackles a range of thorny international issues with his counterparts. Obama said Iran and North Korea “must be held accountable” if they continue to ignore international nuclear weapons treaties.

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Hiker's Family Finds Hope In Ahmadinejad Remarks

Posted: 09/23/2009 - Family members of one of the three hikers detained in Iran are heartened and hopeful over Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's willingness to ask jurists to handle the case in a timely manner and weigh "maximum leniency" for their release.

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At U.N., Obama Calls For New Era In World Relations

Posted: 09/23/2009 - President Obama made a forceful call Wednesday for a new era in global relations, urging the United Nations to move past old divisions and disputes to reassert itself as a leading force in confronting the most pressing issues of today.

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California Fire Threatens More Populated Area

Posted: 09/23/2009 - A fire burning in steep canyons and rural communities northwest of Los Angeles, California, was moving into an urban area at the northern edge of Moorpark early Wednesday, a fire spokesman said.

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Minorities Feel Sharper Recession Pain - Report

Posted: 09/23/2009 - While the recession has affected the entire nation, members of minority groups have suffered more pain than their white counterparts, according to a report released Wednesday by a liberal think tank.

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Stocks Dip Ahead Of The Fed

Posted: 09/23/2009 - Wall Street retreated near midday Wednesda as a stronger dollar pressured oil and gold prices and select stocks, and investors geared up for the latest policy news from the Federal Reserve.

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Oil Plunges 4% On Inventory Jump

Posted: 09/23/2009 - Oil prices tumbled below $70 a barrel Wednesday after the government reported a surprise increase in crude supplies.

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Same 4-Bedroom House - Wildly Different Prices

Posted: 09/23/2009 - Imagine you're a mid-level executive living in Grayling, Mich., the "Canoe Capital of the World." You've received a job offer that pays twice as much in posh La Jolla, Calif., the seaside resort near San Diego.

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Ford Unveils Small Car For India

Posted: 09/23/2009 - Ford Motor Company unveiled a new small car at a press conference in Delhi, India on Wednesday. The subcompact, which is called the Figo, will be produced in India for the Indian market as well as for export.

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Minorities Feel Sharper Recession Pain - Report

Posted: 09/23/2009 - While the recession has affected the entire nation, members of minority groups have suffered more pain than their white counterparts, according to a report released Wednesday by a liberal think tank.

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