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headlines found matching 'Debt'
Sun August 09, 2020
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Greatest Health Care System in Greatest Country just got a sick woman evicted for medical bill debt. Fark: Her deceased mother-in-law's
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(Salon)
 
 
 
"I'm okay with my kids falling behind in school"
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Thu August 06, 2020
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Having learned Fed-speak, China's central bank says it will make policy more flexible and targeted, tough and compassionate, day but night
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Mortgage rates fall to a record low for the eighth time this year, making buying that new split-level refrigerator box or van condo with river views more affordable for many
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Trump-supporting company that owns Motel 6, a chain that illegally sold its guest lists to ICE without a warrant, just bought our DNA
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Wed August 05, 2020
(Click2Houston)
 
 
 
Protip: If you are going to lie on your application to get PPP funds, try not to do it in the name of a dead person. Oh and don't spend the money you get on a Lamborghini and strippers
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
"When the Democrats say they care about people, do they care about people when they keep increasing the debt we have?"
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Tue August 04, 2020
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Can a Virgin file for bankruptcy? Let's not ask your Mom
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
REALLY? You don't say. I wonder how THAT could have happened. "Uncle Sam's coronavirus aid looks a lot like a wealth transfer to the rich"
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(Scoop (NZ))
 
 
 
Three slashies = oblig. 482 slashies = $25000
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Mon August 03, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
"They said there'd be no math." Fark: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Kathy Kraninger testifying before Congress
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
With Lord & Taylor and Tailored Brands (parent of Men's Wearhouse and Jos. A. Banks) now filing for Chapter 11, the retail pandemic is spreading almost as fast as the human one
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Sun August 02, 2020
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Easter creeps closer, and Sister Alice has a murdered child to resurrect or risk losing her church. But how does the Radiant Assembly's debt tie to Charlie's murder? Will Perry pull of a sensational courtroom victory? Perry Mason, 9 PM ET on HBO
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(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Smirking plague rat influencer received up to $350,000 in PPP loans for whatever it is that an influencer "does"
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Sat August 01, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Trump's Covid-19 relief programs are riddled with suspected fraud. Subby is riddled with suspected shock
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Fri July 31, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
Executives at ExxonMobil now lighting their cigars with monopoly money after they post their largest loss ever
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Thu July 30, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Facing a possible Trumpapocalypse election this fall, some Republicans are suddenly "remembering" they are against deficit spending
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Wed July 29, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
You might want to sit down for this, but it looks like another government loan program set up to help businesses affected by the coronavirus was more about "allowing easy fraud and abuse" than "getting money to people who need it"
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Tue July 28, 2020
(Jalopnik)
 
 
 
1 in 4 American cars are at least 16 years old. Not that there's anything affordable on $600/week unemployment
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Florida Man ups his game, scores nearly $4 million in fake PPP loans. He might have gotten away with it too, if authorities hadn't gotten suspicious of his near-simultaneous purchase of a $318,000 2020 Lamborghini Huracan registered to his company
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Mon July 27, 2020
(Fox News)
 
 
 
Michigan county seizes home of retiree for underpaid tax debt of a whopping $8.41
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Fri July 24, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
A year ago, Needless Markup was having a Needless Markup-sized grand opening in NYC with dancing, champagne, movers, shakers, and even LIZA. Now they're in Chapter 11 and that great glass edifice can't even pull in a Dollar Store
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
The US can send a C-17 hospital plane across the world to get a sick Kuwaiti royal. Remember that as you die in debt to your hospital for a broken arm
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Wed July 22, 2020
(CNN)
 
 
 
♪ ♫ When the CARES Act ends, the levee's goin' to break... When the CARES Act ends, the levee's goin' to break... When the levee breaks folk'll have no place to stay... ♫ ♪
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
Remember, as soon as Republicans are out of office, debt is terrible
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Tue July 21, 2020
(Forbes)
 
 
 
House decides to toss a crumb, passes bill to cancel $10,000 in private student loans for every borrower
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
"America doesn't have a debt problem" says economist who clearly doesn't have a problem with a splash of OJ in her breakfast vodkas
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Strip-club stimulus reveals lingering uncertainties over U.S. small-business aid (PPP) and the ridiculous need for proper lighting EVERYWHERE
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Mon July 20, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
Lobbyists and bankers are pushing hard to get their fraud legalized in the next coronavirus relief bill
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(Barron's)
 
 
 
The Fed promised it would fire a "money cannon" of $trillions in cheap credit to keep US businesses afloat during the pandemic. Reality: $12mil
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
McConnell, in a fit of devious cunning not seen since Professor Fox got the professorship of Cunning at Duke University, proposes the payroll tax cut gets extended so the debt doesn't come due until deep into Bidens term, thereby scuttling any reform
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Fri July 17, 2020
(Slate)
 
 
 
A first-hand account of navigating the confusing student loan forgiveness program, a quagmire of red tape designed to keep forcing you into indentured servitude
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Thu July 16, 2020
(Economist)
 
 
 
Headline: "What Wall Street's results tell you about America's economy" Article: nothing. Fark: because the stock market is about betting that you can predict what other bettors will predict is the prettiest girl. Or the most precious tulip
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Now that Joe Biden is guaranteed to win the presidency in November, it's time for Republicans to start panicking about the national debt again
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(Slate)
 
 
 
What it's like to have a 6-figure income and still be struggling with a mountain of student debt. "I just recently had to trade my Mustang in"
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Wed July 15, 2020
(NYPost)
 
 
 
JP Morgan sets aside 10 billion dollars as the Pandemic rages, the economy slides and debts mount
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
You may want to sit down for this, but the Small Business Administration relied on false and inflated figures to calculate how the Paycheck Protection Program saved 55 million jobs so the Trump administration could show a rare COVID success
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Tue July 14, 2020
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Looks like Citibank will be getting a bailout
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Mon July 13, 2020
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
If you have "man stealing catalytic converters to cover gambling debts" on your COVID-19 Criminal Bingo card. Step up to collect your prize
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(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Trump appointed regulators dropped investigations into banks' redlining practices
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(Barron's)
 
 
 
Over 1,000 wealth advisors received PPP loans in case you're interested
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Fri July 10, 2020
(MSN)
 
 
 
Don't shed a tear - they'll still get theirs. "obvious" tag closed along with any branches near any low-income zip codes
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(Reason Magazine)
 
 
 
Today in silly questions being asked: Has the U.S. government finally spent too much because of Covid-19?
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Thu July 09, 2020
(Forbes)
 
 
 
Forbes celebrates the return of the good old days of 100% interest on payday loans. It's good for customers?
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
US Treasury: Over 500,000 businesses got PPP loans, but are listed as retaining zero jobs. "The lack of data will make accountability challenging"
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Wed July 08, 2020
(Rolling Stone)
 
 
 
Tool, Nickelback, GnR, Incubus, Slipknot, My Chemical Romance, Weezer, Cheap Trick, Tim McGraw, Disturbed, Wiz Khalifa, Lil Jon, Rascal Flatts, The Eagles, Pearl Jam,and Green Day all play a bad cover of "It's All About the Benjamins" simultaneously
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
The parent of Lane Bryant, Ann Taylor, and Catherines is about to follow Brooks Bros. into backruptcy. Levi Strauss, Eddie Bauer, Calvin Klein, and somebody named Shoe Carnival are getting pretty antsy
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Right on schedule, Consumer Finance Protection Bureau strips consumers of rights to be protected from predatory loans
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Tue July 07, 2020
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Carnival cancels more cruises, is now shuffling like a methed-up poker tournament
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(MSN)
 
 
 
Lufthansa: Thanks for the bail-out. Oh, BTW, we're gonna need 20% of management to not let the door hit you in the backside on your way to the unemployment office. Yeahhhh, that'd be super
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Sat July 04, 2020
(WFLA Tampa Bay)
 
 
 
Lucky Brands bets it all, rolls snake eyes, goes bust
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Fri July 03, 2020
(The Newspaper)
 
 
 
Cedar Rapids illegally seized $3 million in tax refunds from people who didn't pay speed camera tickets. This week the city agreed to give $639,252 of that back
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(MSN)
 
 
 
Cirque du Soleil was dancing on an invisible tightrope even before the virus
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Thu July 02, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
'3 to 6 months of savings' might be the traditional thinking when it comes to household emergency funds, but who has '3 to 6 months of savings' left?
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Five US airlines just got a new $25bil golden parachute
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
The sentient klan hood controlling Tucker Carlson warns the left is trying to cancel Columbus day and replace it with Juneteenth. OH THE HORROR, THE HORROR
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(Slate)
 
 
 
"My wife has $100,000 in student loan debt from a Master's Degree program she got kicked out of. We've been married for six months. Every time I suggest she get a job, she says she'd rather die than not do something she loves. What do I do?"
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Wed July 01, 2020
(Forbes)
 
 
 
The Department of Education announced that they would stop employing Nelnet and Great Lakes to take student loans. It was a surprise for everyone- especially those companies
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Tue June 30, 2020
(AZ Family)
 
 
 
Family out $4,600 for postponed Celine Dion concert. Their debt will go on
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Mon June 29, 2020
(SFGate)
 
 
 
BET: "RIP former Mayor Willie Brown." Former Mayor Willie Brown: "What now?"
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(CNN)
 
 
 
While Republicans bemoan Minimum Wage Wally getting a living wage for the first time in his life while on unemployment. The Fed now owns Walmart's debt. Privatize the profits, and socialize the losses, eh 'Murica?
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Well, there's always coal to fall back on
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Sat June 27, 2020
(Minneapolis Star Tribune)
 
 
 
You know that student loan forgiveness policy thing..yeah, about that
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Wed June 24, 2020
(Barron's)
 
 
 
It's by no means definitive, but here's a decent starting point for nongovernmental sources of financial aid for small businesses
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Federal Reserve: "We can supply the economy with $2.3 trillion to help during the pandemic lockdown". Let's see how they're doing so far...oops
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(MSN)
 
 
 
25% of the UK's furloughed workers will get an update to their employment status in September, and it's not a good one
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
"I received the (PPP) loan, I'm going out of business, now what happens to my loan liability?"
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Here's the June 2020 edition of: "These 30 somethings retired early with $1M+ in the bank thanks to these financial strategies that are utterly non-viable for the majority of folks reading this"
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Mon June 22, 2020
(MSN)
 
 
 
American begins selling $2bil in junk to raise cash. This is not a metaphor
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
The shale oil industry is pretty much fracked
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Sun June 21, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Another thing the rising seas of climate change is sinking: The 30-year mortgage
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Fri June 19, 2020
(Mother Jones)
 
 
 
Grifter Alert: Trump has half a billion in loans coming due. They may be his biggest conflict of interest yet
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Will the government keep the Small Business Loan program going?
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
The UK's debt is now larger than its economy. "Welcome to the big leagues," says the US
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(Variety)
 
 
 
AMC Theater CEO Adam Aron says their cinemas won't require masks upon reopening because they didn't "want to be drawn into a political controversy." BOTH SIDES
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Wed June 17, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
Its time to talk about defunding Congress
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Tue June 16, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
Some of those small business PPP loans went to members of Congress, and it's unknown how they spent the money
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Mon June 15, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
Federal Reserve to buy individual corporate bonds. Investors respond by buying individual corporate stonks
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
Larry Kudlow defends covering up what companies received PPP bailouts
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Sat June 13, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
And the next video game developer to be destroyed is...... Warner Brothers??
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Thu June 11, 2020
(Barron's)
 
 
 
1) Have a payroll to protect
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Scottish government to offer Trump's failing golf courses a 1M Pound tax bailout even though the course has always lost money, never produced the jobs he stated, gone further into debt to pay his salary, hey, have we seen this before?
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
The UK's Lloyds Bank fined $81 million for overcharging mortgage customers. Wells Fargo and Bank of America share a sensible chuckle at such Old World pittances
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Wed June 10, 2020
(AOL)
 
 
 
Betsy DeVos sued again, further complicating her search for those Dalmatian puppies
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Bezos Be Bankin'
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Hey remember when banks "invested" in each others repackaged loans and then used those "assets" to justify making more loans, until suddenly a bunch of those loans defaulted and the whole financial system collapsed?
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(Some Restaurant Guy)
 
 
 
Chuck E. Cheese, whose 610 restaurants necessarily feature hundreds of germy kids and parents playing, eating, drinking and fighting under one roof, is in deep trouble. Hence, they granted retention bonuses to top-level execs
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(Some Restaurant Guy)
 
 
 
Chuck E. Cheese, whose 610 restaurants necessarily feature hundreds of germy kids and parents playing, eating, drinking and fighting under one roof, is in deep trouble. Hence, they granted retention bonuses to top-level execs
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Tue June 09, 2020
(PennLive)
 
 
 
It's like Romeo and Juliet if Romeo and Juliet were fighting and Romeo killed Juilet's dad, so basically it's nothing like Romeo and Juliet and Subby shouldn't have brought it up
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Mon June 08, 2020
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Italy's debt is unsustainable and eventually will face restructuring, is also Italian
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Thu June 04, 2020
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Nearly 25% of Americans have no emergency savings. Good thing rioting, a pandemic, and global economic implosion isn't an "emergency"
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Wed June 03, 2020
(NPR)
 
 
 
More and more Americans are skipping things like mortgage and car payments in order to afford necessities, like Disney+ subscriptions, cell phone plans, and that new gaming monitor
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Tue June 02, 2020
(Reuters)
 
 
 
PPP, PPP, woohoo
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Mon June 01, 2020
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Because a Democrat isn't President?
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Agilent files for senior note offering as soon as it finishes its quarantine binge of "Golden Girls"
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Agilent files for senior note offering as soon as it finishes its quarantine binge of "Golden Girls"
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(Inquisitr)
 
 
 
Coronavirus causing millennials to favor suburban life over the city, their crippling debt and inability to purchase property have yet to comment on the situation
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Fri May 29, 2020
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Japan won't let the sun go down on Nissan
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Thu May 28, 2020
(Business Insider)
 
 
 
If you had Advantage as the next rental car company file bankruptcy, pickup your prize on row K #25
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Wed May 27, 2020
(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
The cost of the UK's virus support jumps about $12 bil in a week, which is like £ somethingsomethingnumber in a fortnight
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Mon May 25, 2020
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Time to reset the clock. No, not that one, thank God. It's just Argentina defaulting again
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Time to reset the clock. No, not that one, thank God. It's just Argentina defaulting again
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Fri May 22, 2020
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Hertz really should have bought that supplemental insurance policy. Goodbye, Hertz
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Hertz really should have bought that supplemental insurance policy. Goodbye, Hertz
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Sure, debt collectors in the US can be nasty, but at least they don't auction off your dog
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(Barron's)
 
 
 
Nothing flies like a Deere. Wait, what?
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Thu May 21, 2020
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Macy's says it will lose a billion dollars this quarter as sales are practically down to penneys
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Highly indebted 'zombie' companies control more than 2 million U.S. jobs and despite that debt, are still searching for gaaaaaaaaains
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Highly indebted 'zombie' companies control more than 2 million U.S. jobs and despite that debt, are still searching for gaaaaaaaaains
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Wed May 20, 2020
(Jalopnik)
 
 
 
Like how Wile E. Coyote doesn't actually drop until he looks down?
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Looks like that $150 billion pile of Covid-19 frozen loans the banks put on the counter are about ready to thaw out and it might be time to make a phone call or two
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
ALEC and GOP lawmakers are urging the Feds to not bail out the states. Reasons are it'll cost too much and people might end up wanting to raise taxes on the rich
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(Politicus USA)
 
 
 
Sure, $1200 seems like a lot for one person, but compare that to the $37 billion Trump has given to major corporations for Coronavirus relief
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
U.S. national debt now stands at more than $25 trillion, up 15% since a year ago
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Tue May 19, 2020
(OilPrice.com)
 
 
 
Wake me up before you go go, Venezuela's losing Citgo-go, Wham, in your face Maduro
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Mon May 18, 2020
(CBS News)
 
 
 
Call me crazy, but maybe, just maybe if you didn't offer multi-million dollar bonuses to your top executives, you wouldn't have to file for bankruptcy. Right, JC Penney?
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Sun May 17, 2020
(ProPublica)
 
 
 
You might want to sit down for this, but Wall Street has been manipulating commercial mortgages
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Wed May 13, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
Ok, who wants to refinance their mortgage? Not so fast there, curious George
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(Newsweek)
 
 
 
Yertle wants to see how many people will die before spending more on Coronavirus
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Governments issued more debt than ever in April. It's not going to help you personally, but it is of long-term interest
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Governments issued more debt than ever in April. It's not going to help you personally, but it is of long-term interest
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Americans are saving more, buying less, and paying down debt. Obviously that's a bad thing
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Royal Caribbean floats $3.3 billion in debt, hopes demand will go viral
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Tue May 12, 2020
(NYPost)
 
 
 
House Dems set vote for Friday on $3T wishlist coronavirus relief bill. Sure to go nowhere in the GOP-led Senate, but one can wish
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(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
Big Oil has big plans for net zero emissions. They're also going to pay off the world's debt, establish a unicorn sanctuary staffed by penguins on Mars, and get you laid. Are they credible?
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Zillow offers stock and debt, over-zestimates their numbers once again
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Mon May 11, 2020
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
He started the day with $77,000 - by midnight he owed $9mil. Degree of difficulty: no crypto currency. Welcome to Fark
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(Lifehacker)
 
 
 
That $2,000 a month stimulus plan? Yeah, about that
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Fri May 08, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Mainstream payday lenders see a golden opportunity to get into the murky small business loan racket
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(WSBTV)
 
 
 
Covington GA councilwoman finds a scared homeless old man sitting in a town park, takes him off the street and put him in a hotel while looking for his family. Finds out he's a missing dementia patient, reconnects him to his family. Damn dusty story
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Woman goes $600K in debt to buy wholesale masks, gloves, hand sanitizer and face shields to give out for free to hospital workers. Probably not the smartest thing to do but it's the thought that counts
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Thu May 07, 2020
(Bloomberg Law)
 
 
 
Add Neiman Marcus to the bankrupt pile. It's a good thing we're all working from home as soon we won't have any places left to buy pants from
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(Bloomberg Law)
 
 
 
Add Neiman Marcus to the bankrupt pile. It's a good thing we're all working from home as soon we won't have any places left to buy pants from
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Argentina is on the edge of its ninth - yes, ninth - sovereign default. When they hit ten, the next one's free
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Wed May 06, 2020
(Law and Crime)
 
 
 
When your oral argument with Supreme Court gets literally flushed down the toilet
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Tue May 05, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
"Living without broadband has gone 'from a mild inconvenience to a near impossibility.'" "Obvious" tag in a Starbucks, asking, "Hey, what's the wi-fi password here?"
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Mon May 04, 2020
(NYPost)
 
 
 
The kooked-up Marianne Williamson zombie presidential campaign is still pushing forward, screwing over vendors "with love" along its kooked-up way
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Apple is planning a four-part bond deal for later Monday because why spend your billions of cash when you can spend someone else's?
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
J Screwed
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Sat May 02, 2020
(NJ.com)
 
 
 
4,200 rolls of toilet paper? Check. Barrels of dry food? Check. Underground gas tanks? Check. Electrified fence? Check. Money to pay the mortgage so you don't lose your doomsday compound to foreclosure? Whoops
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Fri May 01, 2020
(CNN)
 
 
 
Seizing wages from student loan borrowers during pandemic when you announced you wouldn't and then Congress ordered you not to? Well, heavens to Betsy
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Now THIS is how a company should bail itself out. (Buy Boeing Bonds)
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(The Hollywood Reporter)
 
 
 
Hasbro's revenue is down due to delays of tentpole films
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Tiny airports got yuuuge amounts of corona cash thanks to a botched stimulus formula. Fark: some got enough funding to operate for years. Ultra Fark: Devils Lake, ND airport got 50 years'
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Thu April 30, 2020
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Mortgage rates fall to new record low - but not for you
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Finablr deepr in dbt
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(Eater)
 
 
 
You should really know that some restaurants have no choice but to open during this coronavirus pandemic because of debt, mortgages, and payroll. Enjoy your side order of death
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Wed April 29, 2020
(Charleston Post and Courier)
 
 
 
HOA of multi-million dollar beach houses gets $1 million forgivable loan from the Small Business Administration's new Paycheck Protection Program as a nonprofit organization
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Hertz Rent-a-Car stock crashes after disclosing it missed a lease payment
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Hertz Rent-a-Car stock crashes after disclosing it missed a lease payment
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Flailing On Road in Debt
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Tue April 28, 2020
(Mediaite)
 
 
 
About that Trump debt to the Bank of China
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Nathan's Famous will return the $1.2 million it received as a federal small business rescue loan. Did any of these go to small businesses?
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Mon April 27, 2020
(Twitter)
 
 
 
Guitar Center needs to change its tune, as it has just $3 million in the bank and $1.2 billion in debt to pay
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(I Heart Radio)
 
 
 
First Kobe caused the coronavirus spread, now the Lakers have to return 4.6 million in loans intended for small businesses. I Love LA
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Norwegian Air kan snart bli konkurs
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(Mother Jones)
 
 
 
Black business owners are struggling to get small business loans because of course they are
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Sun April 26, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
No take-backs
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Bipartisan group of congressman recognize suffering of important small business and demand bailout for ... payday lenders?
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(ABC News)
 
 
 
Everything
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Sat April 25, 2020
(Washington Examiner)
 
 
 
U.S. federal debt will exceed size of economy in 2020 for first time since World War II. Enjoy what's left of the country while you can
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(Slate)
 
 
 
"I hosted a Zoom call for my work team. At the end of the call, I was sent the transcript for the meeting's group chat, as it contained some important notes and a private conversation between two coworkers mocking my weight. Should I tell HR?"
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
If you're not irate after reading this article, you probably live on Fisher Island (UPDATE: Residents have rejected it)
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Fri April 24, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
The Small Business Administration has a plan to ensure that it can actually start helping small businesses: Ask big corporations to pretty please with sugar on top give back all those stimulus funds they should never have received in the first place
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(National Post)
 
 
 
Rock, Paper, Scissors, Judge
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
3.7 trillion dollars. The total GDP of Germany (4th largest economy in the world) or the estimated 2020 US budget deficit?
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Trump is in debt to the Bank of China for a couple of hundred million dollars, and comes due in 2 years
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
Ruth's Chris Steakhouse returns $20 million loan. No, your Etsy store still isn't getting a loan
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Thu April 23, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
Nothing to see here. Just credit card companies lowering customers' limits without telling them
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
The anger came from employees who'd determined they'd make more money by collecting unemployment benefits than their normal paychecks. "I couldn't believe it," she added. "On what planet am I competing with unemployment?"
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(AP News)
 
 
 
Bankers tells the Associated Press to wake the f*ck up, asks them to guess how long the new PPP replenishment tranche will last? Lights up cigars in back room laughing
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(NYPost)
 
 
 
Noted liberal Congressional Rep. Pete King rips Mitch McConnell as 'Marie Antoinette of the Senate' for suggesting struggling poor states go bankrupt amid the coronavirus crisis
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
"Your application will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis, SBA and Treasury Dept officials have said" .... "The web portal is currently inactive" .... "The agency is also unable to accept mailed applications for this reason"
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Wed April 22, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
Macy's looks at raising as much as $5 billion in debt. Retail. Malls. There's a bet only Washington could love
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Macy's looks at raising as much as $5 billion in debt. Retail. Malls. There's a bet only Washington could love
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Those big banks that managed to screw up the $349 billion loan program for small businesses by giving most of it away to huge corporations also managed to pocket $10 billion in fees for their trouble
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(The Federalist)
 
 
 
Who is responsible for letting big business drain the bailout pot? Bankers who were allowed to choose which applications to process first
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(Billings Gazette)
 
 
 
Those Montanans sure do love their socialism
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(Billings Gazette)
 
 
 
Those Montanans sure do love their socialism
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Tue April 21, 2020
(Chicago Trib)
 
 
 
The Big Three credit bureaus will offer free weekly reports to consumers to show how f*cked they are in real time
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(The Week)
 
 
 
Now it not time for fear-mongering about the national debt ...it's the least of our worries
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(Slate)
 
 
 
"I've been married 15 years; we have two young kids. A few months ago, I accidentally discovered my spouse had long been out of work, racked up over $100,000 in debt, and maxed out credit cards. I want a divorce; he doesn't. What do I tell our kids?"
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(Politico)
 
 
 
You know, if your employees are drawing more money on unemployment than they were working for you, maybe we need to rethink bailing out your business
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Mon April 20, 2020
(BBC)
 
 
 
UK government to invest in startups
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(Barron's)
 
 
 
Afraid their money could be pennies, at least 007 Aston Martin bondholders are shaken by stirred-up markets
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
DuPont formulates DeProfits
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(Forbes)
 
 
 
Paying off your mortgage early will destroy your finances
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Sun April 19, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Yeah, good luck with that
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Selling goods people don't need at high prices is the first casualty of the recession
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Sat April 18, 2020
(Buzzfeed News)
 
 
 
The big businesses that cleaned out the small business pot before the small businesses could get there
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
Although many small business owners are angry they got nothing from the $350 billion PPP loan program, about 45% of the money went to $1+ million loans for 4% of the applicants, and banks got $6 billion in fees, so... huge success, really
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Thu April 16, 2020
(Slate)
 
 
 
The Payment Protection Program that was supposed to save small businesses is out of money two weeks after going live
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
Trump and crew are so inept they screwed up dropping money out of a helicopter
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(Axios)
 
 
 
JCPenney's out of pennies
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(Axios)
 
 
 
JCPenney's out of pennies
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Wed April 15, 2020
(wtnh.com)
 
 
 
Bankruptcy: The Final Frontier
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
J.C. Penney explores a bankruptcy sale
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(Fortune)
 
 
 
Have overdraft fees with your bank or owe a debt collector money? Don't get too excited about your stimulus check
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Mon April 13, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
"This is an incredible debt. The BEST debt. Think Obama's debt would ever been so high? Believe me, this debt is going to be amazing"
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(The Detroit_News)
 
 
 
Lawsuit filed against Small Business Administration alleging discrimination against the $8 billion ecdysiast industry which employs 57,000 workers at thousands of locations nationwide (NSFWish)
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Sun April 12, 2020
(Reason Magazine)
 
 
 
"In hindsight, allowing high school dropouts to borrow federally guaranteed money in order to attend for-profit colleges was disastrous"
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Home prices set to decline ... but good luck on getting a mortgage
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Sat April 11, 2020
(CBS News)
 
 
 
One brewery owner's experience with the federal bailout shows its one size fits all approach doesn't
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