Features by Tracey Samuelson

Home sales experienced an almost 5 percent increase in May.

Existing home sales on the rise

More first-time buyers leaped into the housing market in May, Realtors say.
Posted In: Housing, buyers, first-time home buyer
The European Union and Greek flags fly in front of the Parthenon on the Acropolis in Athens, Greece.

Greek debt crisis is feeling like Groundhog Day

Time and options are running out for the nation, whose payments are due soon.
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greece, debt, Eurozone
American International Group, Inc. in New York.

AIG bailout trial: a partial moral victory

Hank Greenberg 'wins the battle but loses the war.'
Posted In: bankruptcy, AIG, lawsuit
Everest College is one of the college systems owned by Corinthian Colleges Inc.

Corinthian students get a break on their student loans

The Department of Education will forgive the federal loans many students who attended.
Posted In: Corinthian Colleges, federal student loans, student loan

CalPERS' quest to pay lower money-management fees

U.S.'s largest public pension fund is expected to cut the number of firms in half.
Posted In: CALpers, pension, pensions

The great trade debate: nine sticking points

Much of the discussion circles back to the pros and cons of past deals.
Posted In: President Obama, trade, TPP, free trade

The risks and rewards of selling dinner reservations

Apps make it easy for restaurants and patrons to charge for a last-minute table.
Posted In: restaurants, reservations, New York City
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with leaders from the Trans-Pacific Partnership at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing in November 2014 in Beijing.

Currency control sits uneasily in trade deal

Adding currency rules to the Trans-Pacific Partnership is mired in controversy.
Posted In: Trans-Pacific Partnership, currency controls, trade deals

The Congressional Budget Office: staying above the fray

New CBO head Keith Hall has the tough job of keeping politics out of the agency.
Posted In: congressional budget office, congressional budget

Sotheby's courts new buyers with an assist from Drake

The musician and auctioneer are collaborating on a new show.
Posted In: art, sotheby's, Drake


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