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Stocks slip on concerns euro crisis will spread

NEW YORK — Broad stock indexes fell sharply in midday trading as concerns grew that the European financial crisis will spread. Ireland formally asked for help from its neighbors over the weekend after falling into a financial crisis brought on ...

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Bank of America making changes in foreclosure process

WASHINGTON — Bank of America is telling a Senate panel it is making changes in its foreclosure process after an extensive review found areas needing improvement. The bank is one of several big mortgage lenders that recently suspended foreclosures temporarily ...

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Sarah Bloom Raskin urges mortgage servicing reforms (access required)

Sarah Bloom Raskin hasn’t been at her new job long, but she’s already making herself heard. The Senate confirmed Maryland’s former commissioner of financial oversight to a post on the Federal Reserve Board in September and she started work there ...

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Top 5: St. Joseph’s, robocalls and foreclosures (access required)

With foreclosures still making headlines nationally, Maryland’s attorney general suing over Election Day robocalls and a verdict for a mother and son involving an umbilical cord, The Daily Record’s legal affairs writers had an interesting week. Here are this week’s ...

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October foreclosure filings down in U.S., Maryland

Foreclosure filings across the U.S. were down 4 percent last month from September’s figures, the online marketing group RealtyTrac has reported. The 332,172 foreclosure filings in October — one in every 389 housing units — are nearly the same number ...

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No stemming the tide of Md. foreclosure cases (access required)

W. Michel Pierson, the judge overseeing the foreclosure docket review for the Baltimore City Circuit Court, apologizes to visitors in his chambers for the files stacked around his office, including some featuring the now-infamous corrective affidavits. To say he has ...

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Clinic joins foreclosure motions

The students in Peter Holland’s consumer protection law clinic preparing for trial finished Tuesday’s class practicing a cross-examination based on discrepancies in signed bank documents. Holland, on the witness stand as the person who signed the documents, answered questions about ...

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