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Donald Trump's LaVar Ball tweets cross a line — even for him

<b>(CNN) —</b> Before 6 a.m. ET, Donald Trump had already sent two tweets about the self-proclaimed "big baller" LaVar Ball.<p>Here's the full two-tweet set:<p><i>"It wasn't the White House, it wasn't the State Department, it wasn't father LaVar's so-called people on the ground in China that got his son out of a</i> …

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SEC moves toward allowing crowdfunding stock offerings

The SEC's latest plans are sure to draw a crowd.<p>In this case, it's the crowd that is gathering around companies with newfangled funding schemes to help them buy stock in firms not big enough for initial public offerings.<p>The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday voted unanimously to …

US Gov't Takes Bank Of America To Court And Wins, Jury Finds Countrywide Liable For Fraud

Thought those mortgage lawsuits against banks were winding down? Think again.<p>Wednesday a jury found Bank of America liable for defrauding Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac when its Countrywide unit sold it bad mortgages.<p>The jury also found former Countrywide executive, Rebecca Mairone, liable on the one …

Tesla may have just made its first sale in China—for $410,000

According to local Chinese media, a man from the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang has bought a Tesla Model S sedan that cost him as much as 2.5 million renminbi (link in Chinese)—or $410,000. While that figure hasn’t been confirmed—Tesla hasn’t responded to queries about the sale and alleged …

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Profit reports to shed light on autos, housing

NEW YORK — Earnings season rolls on Thursday with key reports from automaker Ford, homebuilder PulteGroup, sofware giant Microsoft and online retailer Amazon.com.<p>The latest profit reports will provide a glimpse into the impact of higher interest rates on auto sales and home purchases. How much …

America's oil surge leaving Alaska in the dust

America's oil boom has the Texas tea flowing, whole new towns being built in North Dakota and, for the first time in decades, the U.S. producing more crude than it imports. But Alaska, a state known for its vast oil resources and pro-drilling politics, is being left in the dust of this new oil …

Student Loan Problems Showing Up In Wall Street Earnings

Buried in the earnings statements of financial companies are hints of problems with student loan repayments.<p>Three of the biggest financial institutions lending money to student — Wells Fargo, Discover, and Sallie Mae — are having some issues with student loans.<p>According to the New York Fed, there …

GOP reconsiders Obamacare tactics

The stiffest test facing congressional GOP leaders is how to avoid another Obamacare-induced fiscal crisis, which top Republicans say would put their House majority in jeopardy and further deplete the party’s uphill chances of capturing control of the Senate.<p>Two different tactics are on display: In …

Irish police return blonde girl to Roma family

Ireland's police force and health service have been forced into an embarrassing U-turn over the seizure of a young Roma girl from her family because she had blue eyes and blonde hair.<p>The Irish justice minister, Alan Shatter, has asked the head of the Irish police force, the Garda Síochána, to …

Come back in 2 weeks: Even the pros struggle with new health exchanges

The Obama administration may be in hot water over its jammed-up health insurance websites, but the federal government did plan for some trouble, paying for thousands of specially trained guides called navigators to help people negotiate the treacherous waters of health insurance.<p>But, three weeks …