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Economy strained by crises

WASHINGTON, July 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. economy has entered a cycle where no sooner has one crisis seemed to recede than another has popped up, experts say.

Study questions accuracy of gene tests

COLUMBIA, S.C., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- A University of South Carolina study has called into question the accuracy of tests used to trace black ancestry to African tribes.

Analysis: Privatizing Fannie and Freddie

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the ten regional Federal Home Loan Banks together make up a level of government involvement and taxpayer risk in the housing markets that is unequalled among the United States' major trading partners. Accordingly, an American E
MARTIN HUTCHINSON, UPI Business and Economics Editor

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Bank of Japan head change won't ease woes

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- The Bank of Japan should have a new leader before the end of the month, but there is already growing concern that whoever is appointed as governor will be disappointing to financial markets, economists said Tuesday. Speculation has mounted about the next
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

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Analysis: Moral hazard and risk - II

SKOPJE, Macedonia, May 31 (UPI) -- Established economic theory - pioneered by Nobel prizewinner Robert C. Merton in 1977 - shows that, counter-intuitively, the closer a bank is to insolvency, the more inclined it is to risky lending.
SAM VAKNIN, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

$460 million paid in bank failure

CHICAGO, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- The owners of the failed Superior Bank FSB of Chicago agreed to pay $460 million to federal regulators to fend off possible civil litigation stemming from the c
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