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Obama brushes aside GOP criticism of his tax plans

Bloomington Pantagraph – Democrat Barack Obama on Wednesday brushed aside Republican charges that his tax plan amounts to socialism, but acknowledged it involves “spreading around opportunity’’ so that wealthier Americans — like himself — pay a little more to help […]

Rep Frank vows more financial policing

Reuters – Blaming lax regulation for what turn into the worst U.S. financial crisis since the Great Depression, Rep. Barney Frank vowed on Monday to police banks and hedge funds more actively to avoid future financial meltdowns. Frank, the powerful […]

406 indicted in crackdown on mortgage fraud

Ventura County Star- More than 400 real estate industry players have been indicted since March, — including dozens in the last two days — in a Justice Department crackdown on incidents of mortgage fraud that stem from the country’s housing […]

Korean broker Woori to launch Singapore hedge fund

Reuters- South Korean broker Woori Investment & Securities said on Tuesday it will start a $100 million Asia-focused hedge fund in Singapore as part of plans to expand its business in Southeast Asia. Woori plans to boost revenue contribution from […]