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Midday Market Minute: BP, Gulf Coast Oil Spillers Face Day in Court

Filed under: Company News

By Kristen Hays and Braden Reddall

Feb 21 – Nearly three years after a deepwater well rupture killed 11 men, sank a rig and spewed 4 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, BP (BP) and the other companies involved a…

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BP May Face $21 Billion in Fines Over 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

Filed under: Company News, BP, Market NewsJust when BP (BP) thought it was safe to go back in the water, it’s become more dangerous than ever.

The Justice Department is charging the company with gross negligence for its actions related to the 2010 Dee…

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Did Capital One Target Deployed Soldiers for Foreclosure?

Filed under: Banking

Until recently, the U.S. Army had a recruiting slogan: “Army of One.” The Obama administration is now concerned that slogan may have been a bit too accurate, and wants to know whether, when American men and women shipped out to …

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3 New Ways to Get Real Help On Your Underwater Mortgage

Filed under: Real Estate, Personal FinanceTo my mind, there’s nothing more central to family finances than the family home. And while houses are starting to sell more briskly in some markets again — even in places like Phoenix that have struggled migh…

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How the Justice Department Helped Birth a Multibillion Dollar Phone Scam

Filed under: AT&T, Verizon, Video, Consumer Ally, Crime, Personal FinanceRecently, the Federal Communications Commission, the Federal Trade Commission and the Senate have all taken aim at “cramming,” a multibillion dollar industry that cheats phone…

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