James Hagerty

Wall Street Journal

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Reporter for the Wall Street Journal, covering real estate, and author of The Fateful History of Fannie Mae: New Deal Birth to Mortgage Crisis Fall

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Diverse investments have made Koch Industries of Wichita, Kansas a billion-dollar conglomerate, but the Koch brothers are better known for putting big money behind conservative…

Koch Confirms Interest in Newspapers, but Mum on LA Times Bid

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Many troubled homeowners may or may not agree, but Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner today proclaimed  an important milestone  in the effort to prevent mortgage foreclosures.

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Many troubled homeowners may or may not agree, but Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner today proclaimed an important milestone in the effort to prevent mortgage foreclosures.

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