The Sterling Savings Bank of Washington State has just recently expanded. It just completed the purchase of the local operations of the Boston Private Bank & Trust Company (Boston Private), which will enable it to offer their services to an even larger number of people in the Puget Sound region of the state. ... Read More
Consumer Prices Increases in May, But Less...
The Labor Department reports that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased 0.1 percent in May. Heralded by food prices—falling for the first time in...Read More by John Landers
Hey, What’s Going On With Sallie Mae?
The recent announcement that Sallie Mae is going to split into two companies has more than a few people puzzled. What exactly is being accomplished here and...Read More by Jack Boylan
Gold Rally All Just One Big...
Not content to boast about the recent downdraft in gold, he ups the ante to gargantuan heights. Not only was the multi-year rally in gold “overdone” or...Read More by Jack Boylan
The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report shows that American workers filed 12,000 fewer initial claims for the week ending June 8, as the figure drop to 334,000 compared to 346,000 the preceding week. It’s the lowest level since May. In April, the metric fell to a five-year low of 327,000. ... Read More
Bitcoins have been a hot topic of conversation lately among the investment community. But often there is a great deal of skepticism if not outright derision expressed about this nascent currency. And that is completely understandable to a degree. After all, the loudest touts...
What a relief. The cupcake craze, now possibly waning, will stay with us in some form or another for a long, long time. Now, if you are anything like me, the preceding sentence may seem puzzling. Somehow the cupcake mania that has gripped the country has just barely...
Consumer Prices Increases in May, But Less Than Expected
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