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What happens to bonds when everyone aims to sell?

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.

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2Q income flat in advance of oil tax vote

Alaska’s financial institutions posted another quarter of steady performance and the largest bank in the state expects activity to increase in the wake of the Aug. 19 vote to preserve oil tax reform. Wells Fargo’s Alaska Regional Business Banking Manager Darren Franz said in late September that there was something of a slowdown in the second quarter compared to prior years as businesses paused to see how the vote on oil taxes would pan out.

New Chukchi analysis still on track

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is moving step-by-step through a revised environmental analysis of Chukchi Sea offshore oil and gas development and expects to remain in schedule for a draft supplemental environmental impact statement, or SEIS, to be complete by late October.

Alaska Chamber, delegation favor Ex-Im Bank extension

Survey: US CEOs less optimistic about hiring, spending

USDA loans reach $1.5B to rural Alaska over last five years

Pension funds perform well; Moody’s approves of tax vote


Alaskan oil en route to South Korea

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NMFS comments on Susitna salmon studies

The National Marine Fisheries Service has raised several questions about salmon studies orchestrated by the Alaska Energy Authority as part of the Susitna hydroproject.

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Judge sides with state in Alaska ballot lawsuit

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