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Flexing their muscles, debt collectors see an opportunity to fend off robocall rules

Debt collectors say they’re getting tuned out in FCC’s new robocall regulations......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 12th, 2018

Robocall debt collectors see new opportunity under Trump’s FCC

Consumers are the ones losing out in robocall crackdown, debt collectors say......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 15th, 2018

Consumers are the ones losing out in robocall crackdown, debt collectors say

Too many valid debt collection calls are being mislabeled as “spam,” they say......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 12th, 2018

Real estate investors expected to unlock trillions as feds finalize Opportunity Zone rules. Here"s where the money could flow in Arizona

Washington's political rancor is rippling across the nation's real estate industry, as the recent federal shutdown has delayed a plan to unleash trillions in property investment in the country's biggest cities and most impoverished communities. Specif.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 20th, 2019

Why China’s Bonds Are Defaulting at a Record Pace

Chinese companies are facing a reality check after years of ramping up debt. A deleveraging campaign that President Xi Jinping began in 2016 to curb risks in the nation’s financial markets has cracked down on shadow banking and tightened rules on.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 21st, 2019

US National Debt Tops $22 Trillion

For 8 years, we took every opportunity to point out that under Barack Obama's administration, US debt was rising at a alarmingly rapid rate, having nearly doubled, surging by $9.3 trillion  during hi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 12th, 2019

Trump administration hands payday lenders a major victory

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed significantly weakening Obama-era rules governing the lenders, boosting the fortunes of an industry accused of keeping low-income borrowers trapped in a cycle of debt......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 6th, 2019

Three years later, India"s bankruptcy reform languishes in courts

When India introduced new bankruptcy resolution rules in 2016, government officials and investors said they expected debt-burdened state-owned banks to clear up some of their bad loans and create a dynamic market in restructured debt......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 27th, 2019

Security Token Startup Polymath Locks up 75 Million Tokens

Polymath, a platform for launching security tokens, is flexing its treasury-management muscles by locking up 75 million of its own POLY tokens......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 25th, 2019

The latest threat from the government shutdown: More robo-calls

Robocalls from telemarketers, scam artists and debt collectors already assault Americans' phones at all hours of the day -- and the government shutdown threatens to make the problem even worse......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 11th, 2019

Worried About Emerging-Market Debt? Don"t Be.

There’s no sugarcoating it: 2018 was hard on emerging markets. But as 2019 begins, there are many pockets of strength—and opportunity......»»

Category: topSource: barronsJan 2nd, 2019

Secret Santas: Charity buys and erases past-due medical debt

A pair of retired debt collectors are now using their expertise to buy millions of dollars in past-due medical debt for pennies on the dollar. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 24th, 2018

Secret Santas: Charity buys and erases past-due medical debt

A pair of retired debt collectors are now using their expertise to buy millions of dollars in past-due medical debt for pennies on the dollar. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 24th, 2018

LG, Huawei, and Samsung think Flex is a great name for a foldable phone

Some of the big tech companies leading the way when it comes to foldable phones aren't exactly flexing their creative muscles when it comes to choosing a name for their novel handsets. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 25th, 2018

Windfall for local nonprofit that aids New Yorkers sued by debt collectors

Debt collectors in New York hit upon a big idea last decade: They would buy defaulted credit-card or health-care bills, sue debtors without notifying them and then falsely state they had been... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 10th, 2018

New Opportunity Zone rules: what was and wasn’t addressed

By Sean M. Aylward and Bozena M. Diaz, Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC Since being unveiled as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, the Qualified Opportunity Zone Program has piqued the interest of savvy real estate inve.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyNov 7th, 2018

This is the latest outrage in debt collection

Debt collectors are allegedly inflating balances to scam debtors out of money they don't owe.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 5th, 2018

This is the latest outrage in debt collection

Debt collectors are allegedly inflating balances to scam debtors out of money they don't owe.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 5th, 2018

He moved to a jungle in India to escape his giant student debt

Some student loan borrowers are packing their bags and fleeing to other countries, where the cost of living is lower and debt collectors wield less power......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 29th, 2018

Italy tells EU no change to budget, but will keep eye on debt, deficit

Italy told the European Commission on Monday it would stick to its contested 2019 budget plans in defiance of EU fiscal rules, but promised not to inflate its deficit any further in the years ahead. Sonia Legg reports.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 22nd, 2018

Netflix unveils $2 billion debt issue to fund new content

Netflix Inc announced its third tap of debt markets in a year on Monday, aiming to raise about $2 billion as the streaming video pioneer invests heavily in original shows and acquiring content to fend off intensifying competition......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 22nd, 2018