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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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Alaska Air reports another record quarter

At Alaska Air Group Inc. records are indeed made to be broken. Leaders of the parent to Alaska Airlines reported a record second quarter net income of $157 million.

Crowdfunding transforms business investing, spreads risk

Alternative funds are drawing dollars, questions

US companies increasingly fish for growth overseas

US economy expands at 4 percent clip in second quarter

United Way launches effort to address housing shortage

United Way Anchorage is spearheading a collaborative effort to attack Anchorage’s housing woes.


Shell, Slope Native corps. sign royalty deal for Chukchi leases

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Setnet ban initiative OK’d, state considers appeal

Voters could be asked to decide whether to ban setnets in certain parts of Alaska under a court decision issued July 23.

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BOEM aims for new Chukchi report by October

The U.S. Bureau of Offshore Energy Management has developed a revised exploration and development scenario for Chukchi Sea oil and gas development that will be part of a new draft supplemental environmental impact statement, or SEIS, to be issued this fall.

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