Budgets & Deficits

  • Argentina defends plan to pay creditors outside US

    Argentina defends plan to pay creditors outside US

    | 08/20/14 08:17 PM

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina will make its next round of scheduled debt payments, the economy minister said Wednesday as he defended a new plan to pay creditors locally and avoid the...
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  • Judge adjusts Detroit bankruptcy trial schedule

    | 08/20/14 05:21 PM

    DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit bankruptcy trial will start Sept. 2 after the judge decided to move some testimony to later in the case. Federal Judge Steven Rhodes must decide whether Detroit's plan...
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  • Figures on government spending and debt

    | 08/20/14 04:00 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.
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  • APNewsBreak: B ofA reaches $17B settlement with US

    APNewsBreak: B ofA reaches $17B settlement with US

    | 08/20/14 07:35 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bank of America has reached a record settlement of nearly $17 billion to resolve an investigation into its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008...
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  • Why Bank of America deal might not cost it $17B

    Why Bank of America deal might not cost it $17B

    | 08/20/14 07:28 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — How much will Bank of America's expected $17 billion mortgage settlement cost the company? The answer is, almost certainly not that much. In mega-settlements negotiated with the...
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  • Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high

    Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high

    | 08/20/14 04:33 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition and expand the technological hit factory...
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