After World War II, Bretton Woods, NH hosted that era's top economists, who hoped to rebuild a world financial system in tatters. Now, Bretton Woods is hosting the top economists of today to examine current global financial policy.
As European officials gather to discuss the details of the Portuguese bailout, many economists are focusing on how an interest rate hike by the European Central Bank will affect ailing countries like Portugal.
If you have a mortgage, there's a good chance it's connected to something called MERS, an electronic database that's linked to more than half of all U.S. home mortgages. And some critics say it's a scheme to hide from paying millions of dollars of fees.
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