Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×

Submission + - Winter storm in US causes havoc (tvnz.co.nz)

anthonycarlson writes: The second wintry storm in two weeks to hit the normally balmy south US has encrusted highways, trees and power lines in ice , knocking out electricity to nearly a half-million homes and businesses.

Submission + - Barclays liable in $300 million dispute with Black Diamond (yahoo.com)

anthonycarlson writes: Barclays Plc breached a derivative agreement with a Black Diamond Capital Management unit and must return an estimated $297 million (183.3 million pounds) in collateral to the hedge fund, a divided New York state appeals court ruled on Thursday.

Submission + - SPAM: OBAMA TO BACK MORTGAGE FINANCE REFORM TO SPEED HOUSING RECOVERY

anthonycarlson writes: Obama will propose eliminating mortgage finance entities Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over time, replacing them with a system in which the private market buys home loans from lenders and repackages them as securities for investors, senior administration officials said. The mortgage securitization process is deemed essential to the smooth flow of capital to housing markets and the availability of credit.
Link to Original Source

Slashdot Top Deals

Any given program will expand to fill available memory.

Working...