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Daily Record investigation: TIFs increasingly fuel city projects

What is a TIF? The acronym stands for Tax Increment Financing, a little-understood form of public investment in urban redevelopment now favored by the city of Baltimore. When City Hall approves a TIF to help finance a new development, bonds ...

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Bernanke bond plan faces skeptics within Fed

WASHINGTON — Few expect any major shifts when the Federal Reserve’s policymaking panel meets this week, even though two of its new voting members have been skeptics of the Fed’s $600 billion Treasury bond purchase plan. That could all change ...

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U.S. plan to buy T-bonds annoys rival nations

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve’s plan to buy more Treasury bonds has incited critics at home to complain that high inflation and financial turmoil are inevitable. It turns out many foreigners are pretty angry, too. They say the Fed’s $600 ...

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