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With a sense of urgency,  President Obama has announced a host of new financial regulations .  His stated goals are to protect retirement accounts, make big corporations pay their…

The President's Latest Message: 'There's No Time to Lose'

With a sense of urgency, President Obama has announced a host of new financial regulations .  His stated goals are to protect retirement accounts, make big corporations pay their…

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America's five largest mortgage companies are accused of defrauding taxpayers in their handling of home foreclosures.

Five Biggest Mortgage Firms Accused of Fraud

America's five largest mortgage companies are accused of defrauding taxpayers in their handling of home foreclosures.

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