List/Grid Monthly Archives: March 2018

SportsWatch: Final Four curiosity Loyola faced 250-to-1 odds when the NCAA tournament kicked off

SportsWatch: Final Four curiosity Loyola faced 250-to-1 odds when the NCAA tournament kicked off

Loyola University Chicago hadn’t even been to an NCAA men’s basketball tournament since 1985, 22 years after its lone championship, so it’s little surprise it entered this year’s iteration of… Read more »

Cash-out mortgage refis are back — will homes become ATMs again?

Cash-out mortgage refis are back — will homes become ATMs again?

As interest rates rise, fewer households refinance their mortgages. And the refinances that do get done are often very different than those initiated during low-rate periods. “When rates are low,… Read more »

The New York Post: Cinderella Loyola is the talk of the town in San Antonio — and a win away from NCAA title game

The New York Post: Cinderella Loyola is the talk of the town in San Antonio — and a win away from NCAA title game

Loyola players, holding aloft the regional championship trophy last weekend, were the first team from the Chicago Jesuit university to even appear in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament since the… Read more »

The New York Post: What to watch — and whether to take or give the points — in tonight’s Final Four games

The New York Post: What to watch — and whether to take or give the points — in tonight’s Final Four games

SAN ANTONIO — I’m sorry this is coming to an end. This has been a lot of fun. Loyola Chicago (+5) over Michigan: The mid-majors who have captured the nation’s… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Vermont bill to raise gun-buying age and ban high-capacity magazines heads to governor’s desk

The Wall Street Journal: Vermont bill to raise gun-buying age and ban high-capacity magazines heads to governor’s desk

The Vermont Senate passed a bill Friday that will heighten restrictions on firearms, including raising the purchasing age to 21 for many people and banning high-capacity magazines. The bill, sent… Read more »

The New York Post: EPA chief Scott Pruitt’s $50-a-night Washington rental called into question

The New York Post: EPA chief Scott Pruitt’s $50-a-night Washington rental called into question

EPA chief Scott Pruitt paid just $50 a night to crash in a condo co-owned by the wife of a lobbyist with clients regulated by his agency — a huge… Read more »

Key Words: Anthony Scaramucci says White House’s turnover rate is typical of a startup

Key Words: Anthony Scaramucci says White House’s turnover rate is typical of a startup

‘The president is an entrepreneur, and this kind of turnover is common in early-stage startups.’ That’s Anthony Scaramucci, the Wall Street guy and briefly last summer the communications director for… Read more »

The New York Post: Trump White House paid media-coverage monitor $27,000 after Stormy Daniels filed to break NDA: report

The New York Post: Trump White House paid media-coverage monitor $27,000 after Stormy Daniels filed to break NDA: report

The White House spent more than $27,000 to track news stories in early March, according to a report — and OK’d the payment the day after a major development in… Read more »

In One Chart: 1 million good reasons to choose public over private schools

In One Chart: 1 million good reasons to choose public over private schools

Sam Dogen of the Financial Samurai asked his readers Thursday if they’d take $1 million now to send their kids to public school over private school. Understandably, about 90% said,… Read more »

Key Words: Trump tweets dial up attack on Amazon ‘scam’ and the ‘lobbyist’ and ‘fake’ Washington Post

Key Words: Trump tweets dial up attack on Amazon ‘scam’ and the ‘lobbyist’ and ‘fake’ Washington Post

Two days after introducing the topic with a Thursday tweet saying the e-commerce giant was using the U.S. Postal Service as a delivery boy, President Trump renewed his attack on… Read more »

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