List/Grid Monthly Archives: May 2016

First Mortgage, executives to settle SEC fraud charges

First Mortgage, executives to settle SEC fraud charges

California-based First Mortgage Corp and six of its executives have agreed to pay $12.7 million to settle charges of defrauding investors, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday…. Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Valvoline files for IPO as part of Ashland reorganization

The Wall Street Journal: Valvoline files for IPO as part of Ashland reorganization

Ashland Inc. on Tuesday filed to reorganize as a public holding company and separate its Valvoline business, key steps in Ashland’s previously announced plans to split in two by year’s… Read more »

Airbnb adds feature for neighbors to complain about noise

Airbnb adds feature for neighbors to complain about noise

Neighbors of rowdy Airbnb guests can now complain about the noise to the company. Airbnb, a home-rental platform, introduced a feature Tuesday for neighbors of suspected Airbnb hosts to report… Read more »

NewsWatch: Going to these colleges may decrease your earning potential, study suggests

NewsWatch: Going to these colleges may decrease your earning potential, study suggests

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Students who attended for-profit colleges to earn a certificate saw their earnings drop by about $920 a year after they left. See full story. This 116-year-old woman… Read more »

What meteorologists have to say about retailers’ ‘bad weather’ excuse

What meteorologists have to say about retailers’ ‘bad weather’ excuse

It’s the excuse that retailers seem to use no matter what time of year it is: “Unseasonal” weather is to blame for results falling short. But retailers shouldn’t use that… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Stocks end lower, post modest monthly gains

Market Snapshot: Stocks end lower, post modest monthly gains

U.S. stocks ended mostly lower on Tuesday, as investors turned cautious on the last trading day of the month and ahead of key economic data releases this week. The main… Read more »

Apartment building to tenants: ‘Like’ us on Facebook or be in breach of your lease

Apartment building to tenants: ‘Like’ us on Facebook or be in breach of your lease

Leases can be full of fine print, but a move by one Salt Lake City apartment complex may have apartment dwellers reading their next one very carefully before signing on… Read more »

Personal Finance Daily: U.S. foreclosures and paying to keep refugees out

Personal Finance Daily: U.S. foreclosures and paying to keep refugees out

Hello, MarketWatchers: Personal Finance This is even harder to talk about with your parents than giving up driving The more disconnected senior citizens become from reality, the more they believe… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: White House doesn’t agree with Holder that Snowden performed ‘public service’

The Wall Street Journal: White House doesn’t agree with Holder that Snowden performed ‘public service’

Days after an interview where former Attorney General Eric Holder appeared to praise former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden for sparking a debate on government surveillance and privacy, the White House… Read more »

Currencies: Dollar posts strongest monthly gain against yen in 18 months

Currencies: Dollar posts strongest monthly gain against yen in 18 months

After a rocky start to the year that saw the dollar weaken precipitously against many of its rivals, the U.S. currency managed to bounce back in May. The U.S. currency… Read more »

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