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Alternative funds are drawing dollars, questions

On Wall Street, nothing to fear except lack of fear

Warning signs are flashing for junk-bond investors

USDA establishes rural business investment program

Emerging-market bonds on sale but not on clearance

NEW YORK (AP) — For all the worries about how the Federal Reserve’s cutback in bond purchases would hurt the market, the biggest pain is being felt far away. It’s in Indonesia, India and other developing economies.

Abandoned last year, bond funds back on top as equities take a tumble

NEW YORK (AP) — Bond funds have made money so far this year as many stock markets around the world have faltered.

Despite market unrest, Fed likely to pare stimulus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just as Ben Bernanke prepares to turn the chairmanship of the Federal Reserve over to Janet Yellen, global markets are on edge over the prospect that she’ll extend a policy he began: a steady pullback in the Fed’s extraordinary economic stimulus.

Bernanke’s new formula for pleasing investors

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his final performance, Ben Bernanke rewrote the script.

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With budget cuts a reality, added fees likely in UA system

Officials at the University of Alaska are trying to cope with nearly $17 million in budget cuts.

Northrim Bank acquires Residential Mortgage

GUEST COMMENTARY: Voting ‘no’ is a vote in favor of Alaska’s future

GUEST COMMENTARY: Editorial misses the mark, state deserves fair share from oil

Rhubarb sherbet takes top spot in business competition

TURNAGAIN ARM — What is the quintessential Alaska food? Juneau resident Marc Wheeler would like it to be rhubarb sherbet, available at most cruise ship docks in Southeast Alaska.

AEDC: economic outlook good despite gov’t spending cuts


Largest ferry worker union ratifies contract

The largest union representing workers on the Alaska Marine Highway System has ratified a three-year contract.

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Union votes to end strike against Enstar

Employees of Enstar Natural Gas Co. will end their strike.

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Kenai Peninsula hopes to host Board of Fish meetings

Municipalities across the Kenai Peninsula are slated to consider asking the Alaska Board of Fisheries to hold the 2017 Upper Cook Inlet Finfish meeting on the Kenai Peninsula.

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