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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.

Don’t bet your shirt on a great 2014 for stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — Don’t bet your shirt on a repeat performance.

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Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash

Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the downing of the Malaysian jetliner will bring about an international isolation that will cause serious and lasting economic damage.

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House votes to limit tax credit for immigrants

The House passed a bill Friday that would gradually increase the popular child tax credit and make it available to more families with higher incomes.

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Miller brings in nearly $130K, Treadwell $164K

Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Mead Treadwell raised $164,000 during the latest fundraising quarter.

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