Foreclosure activity increases in July

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The number of U.S. homes lost to foreclosure surged in July. According to foreclosure listing firm RealtyTrac, lenders repossessed nearly 93,000 properties last ..
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In the money: Fair showcases $100,000 bills, coins

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

BOSTON (AP) — Hundreds of coin dealers and collectors looking to tap into the resilience of rare coins in the economic downturn are in Boston for the premier..
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Money fair showcases $100,000 bills, rare coins

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

BOSTON (AP) — In an economic downturn, it might be tough to get your head around this: rare sheets of $100,000 bills, fabulous gold treasures dating back to ..
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Officials testing seal at BP's busted Gulf well

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tests are under way to determine whether BP's broken well in the Gulf of Mexico has already been plugged for good. Retired ..
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Watchdog panel cites global impact of US bailout

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The $700 billion U.S. bailout program launched in response to the global economic meltdown had a far greater impact overseas than other cou..
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BP fund may use drilling money as collateral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The $20 billion victims' compensation fund established for the Gulf oil spill may use revenue from BP's oil and gas drilling as collateral,..
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Trade deficit widens to $49.9 billion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. trade deficit surged in June to the highest level in 20 months and imports of foreign consumer goods hit an all-time high. But U.S. exports faltered, rep..
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Edison Farms for sale: $170-million dollars

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Edison farms, a controversial 4000 acre parcel in southeast Lee County, wants to sell to Conservation 2020.   But the price tag, at least the initial a..
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New insurance company brings new jobs to SWFL

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Businesses in the Bridge Plaza along McGregor Boulevard in Fort Myers are getting a new neighbor. TZ INSURANCE - based in New Jersey and with offices in Tampa is..
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Grains mixed on the CBOT; Beef higher, pork mixed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures were mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery fell 1.75 cents to $7.25 a bushe..
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Summary Box: Gov't to provide $3B in housing aid

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

MORE HOUSING AID: The Obama administration is providing $3 billion to unemployed homeowners facing foreclosure in the nation's toughest job markets. ..
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FDA panel favors Glaxo epilepsy drug

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health advisers have ruled that GlaxoSmithKline's epilepsy drug Potiga effectively controls seizures. An agency spok..
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Federal deficit running below last year's record

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — With two months to go in the budget year, the federal deficit is on pace to come in just under last year's record high in an election year ..
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Texas sues feds over offshore drilling ban

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas attorney general sued the Obama administration Wendesday over its new deep-water offshore drilling moratorium, claiming it is unjust..
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Fla. AG investigating foreclosure law firms

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Attorney General's office is investigating three of the state's largest law firms that represent lenders in foreclosure cases. Bill McCollum's ..
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Gov't: US Airlines have cut jobs 2 straight years

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. airlines have cut jobs for two straight years, the government said Wednesday, as accelerating layoffs and outsourcing sped up a downward..
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Company job openings drop for 2nd straight month

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Company job openings fell for the second straight month in June, a sign that hiring isn't likely to pick up in the coming months. ..
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Obama administration to provide $3B in housing aid

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is providing $3 billion to unemployed homeowners facing foreclosure in the nation's toughest job markets. ..
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The Oasis condo towers up for auction

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Oasis is up for auction Wednesday. This foreclosure sale is different from the so many others in Fort Myers. Up for bid, two condominium towers for $65 milli..
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Florida expecting big benefit from jobs bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida is expected to get about $1.3 billion from a new federal jobs bill for education and Medicaid benefits.President Barack Obama signed it into law Tu..
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