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Just say 'no' to underwriting more debt

...want to reduce the size of its loans financing our debt. China, which holds 8 percent, or $1.5 trillion, in U.S. Treasury securities, is mocking our inability to reduce debt. The Washington Times reports that Chinese Commerce Minister...
Misplaced faith in government

...ruined Detroit.The Federal Housing Authority announced Friday it is taking $1.7 billion in borrowed money from the U.S. Treasury to cover projected losses in reverse mortgage programs. It can do so without congressional authorization. Actors...
Reeling it in: Jack Ryan back on the big screen

...tumbles to something far worse, however. It seems a Russian billionaire has devised a plan to acquire billions in U.S. Treasury bonds in a scheme to crash the American economy. The crash can only be triggered, however, buy a massive terrorist...
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Catching counterfeiters: Wave of phoney $20 bills hits Kenai Peninsula

...very little distinction on the face." McBride said the color and texture of the bills also give them away. "The U.S. treasury is the only entity that can use that certain color green ink. If it's off-color, that's a clue," McBride...
Cost for student loans on the rise

...volume annually, is no more. In its place is the expanded Direct Loan Program, with loans made to students from the U.S. Treasury. Students will still fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, but rather than sign with a choice of...
Who runs government, us or the banks?

...card payment, ask yourself why you have to make the payment to the "Banks to big to fail" twice -- once from the U.S. Treasury and once from your hard earned dollars. Russia, China and India are uniting as economic powers. They have dropped...
Appeals won't affect fish in Red Dog Creek

...settlement payments to plaintiffs, but attorney fees can be paid -- as well as an $118,000 annual penalty paid to the U.S. Treasury for every year until the pipeline is built. The pipeline, however, is contingent on the new Aqqaluk pit being open...
Community Development Quota groups pursue tax break implications of proposed laws, estimated that the legislation proposed by Murkowski and Begich would cost the U.S. Treasury between $90 million and $124 million over 10 years. The range of costs is based on supplemental language proposed...
Borough's cash earning interest

...Sallie Mae. The borough also has investments in government arms such as the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation and U.S. treasury bills, all backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government. An advantage of agency security investments...
Spanky Paine gets another chance to sail the seas

...temporarily attached to the New York Division of the U.S. Coast Guard during World War I before returning to work for the U.S. Treasury Department in August 1919. The Coast Guard changed the vessels name to Tioga in 1934 and she served in the Fifth...


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