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Washington Mutual settles with dissident creditor group

WILMINGTON, Del. — Washington Mutual Inc. has reached an agreement with dissident creditors that could pave the way for approval of its latest bankruptcy reorganization plan. A hearing in WaMu’s bankruptcy was delayed several hours Thursday as attorneys hammered out ...

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Maryland joins pending multibillion-dollar foreclosure settlement

Maryland stands to receive between $895 million and $959 million in benefits under a pending multibillion-dollar nationwide settlement with the five largest mortgage lenders over alleged foreclosure abuses, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said Wednesday. Gansler joined the ranks of ...

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California, New York considering foreclosure-abuse deal

WASHINGTON — California and New York were considering Monday whether to join most other states in backing a long-awaited settlement with banks over foreclosure abuses. The deal would require the five largest mortgage lenders to reduce loans for about 1 ...

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$25B U.S. mortgage settlement goes to states

WASHINGTON — The nation’s five largest mortgage lenders have agreed to overhaul their industry after deceptive foreclosure practices drove homeowners out of their homes, government officials said Monday. A draft settlement between the banks and U.S. states has been sent ...

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Bumpy earnings season ahead for banks

NEW YORK  — You can usually tell a lot about the health of the U.S. economy by looking at the financial results of banks. They’re the people who finance new factories, plant expansions and fatter payrolls. But don’t count on ...

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U.S. proposes new, tougher rules for big banks

NEW YORK — The Federal Reserve on Tuesday said the largest U.S. banks and financial companies should hold extra cash on their balance sheets to cushion themselves against financial crises. The proposal by the chief U.S. banking regulator will affect ...

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FDIC: Bank earnings hit highest level in 4 years

WASHINGTON — Bank earnings rose over the summer to their highest level in more than four years, while the number of troubled banks fell for the second straight quarter, federal regulators reported Tuesday. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. said the ...

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Large U.S. banks must show how they would wind down

WASHINGTON — The largest U.S. banks will be required to show regulators how they would break up and sell off their assets if they are in danger of failing. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. voted 3-0 Tuesday to approve the ...

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