Trade law hits raw note for guitar maker Gibson Tim Ghianni Reuters US Online Report Domestic News Sep 19, 2011 14:49 EDT NASHVILLE (Reuters) – When federal agents seized rare ebony and rosewood from famed guitar maker Gibson Guitars, it sparked a firestorm over illegal logging, the content of musical instruments, and preserving American jobs.
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With the stock markets and housing values in decline, Americans’ wealth retreated this spring for the first time in a year.
Banks have stepped up their actions against homeowners who have fallen behind on their mortgage payments, setting the stage for a fresh wave of foreclosures
By DEBORAH SOLOMON WASHINGTON—Republican lawmakers and Obama administration officials clashed at a hearing Wednesday over the lawmakers’ allegation that the White House pushed to accelerate a $535 million loan guarantee to a solar-panel company that filed for bankruptcy-law protection this month. The congressmen, seizing on documents obtained by a House panel, said the White House
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Bank of America plans 30,000 job cuts in next few years to cut $5B per year in expenses. (Sept. 12)
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