McGraw Hill Financial Inc.’s Standard & Poor’s unit said the U.S. government has broadened the securities covered in its fraud lawsuit against the ratings company so that the case would be unmanageable at trial.
A U.S. rule that would have wrapped title insurance into the total costs listed on a simplified mortgage-disclosure form was dropped by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau after industry complaints.
Walt Disney Co. and other movie and TV studios have asked a federal court to dismiss their copyright-infringement case against the file-sharing website Lime Wire LLC and its founder, Mark Gorton, according to a Nov. 7 court filing.
U.S. stocks rose for the week, giving the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index the longest winning streak since February, as signs of a stronger economy overshadowed concern the Federal Reserve will scale back stimulus.
DoubleLine Capital LP executive Cris Santa Ana testified that likenesses were to be expected between the firm’s proprietary system for analyzing mortgage bonds and the approach used at TCW Group Inc., where he formerly worked.
On a recent trip to Bolivia, I traveled by helicopter with President Evo Morales to Santa Ana de Chipaya, a settlement almost 13,000 feet (3,960 meters) above sea level that is home to the last 3,800 speakers of the Chipaya language. There, we played soccer with members of the community, who then served us a lunch of lamb and quinoa, a grain-like crop that people in and around Chipaya have grown for thousands of years.