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  • Home appraisal comes in below your sales price, now what? Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 3:41 PM ET

    Housing market trends bode well for sellers this spring, but some may encounter hurdles even after they land a buyer. Rising home values and a lack of inventory in many markets could set them up to receive competing offers, but that dynamic could also increase the likelihood that the appraised value of the home could fall short of the agreed upon sale price,...

  • TRENTON, N.J.— The board that oversees New Jersey's nearly $80 billion public pension fund is moving ahead with an investment of up to $100 million in a private equity firm whose chairman gave millions to a political group once headed by Gov. The State Investment Council decided Wednesday to invest money with Denver- based KSL Capital Partners, whose chairman,...

  • SIDNEY, Neb.— The Nebraska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission delayed a decision on a much-debated proposal for a Sioux County disposal site for wastewater from oil exploration. The commission heard 2½ hours of public comment Tuesday at its Sidney headquarters before convening a specific hearing on the proposal from Terex Energy Corp. The Broomfield,...

  • WASHINGTON— An extraordinary bipartisan accord between House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is letting both parties exhale as they move toward permanently ending the nagging annual threat of Medicare cuts to physicians. For Boehner, R- Ohio, the package announced Tuesday lets him claim a rare if modest bipartisan pact to strengthen...

  • NEW YORK— Shares of Whiting Petroleum fell sharply Tuesday, a day after saying it would sell as many as 40 million shares and $1.75 billion in senior notes to pay down debt related to its $6 billion acquisition of Kodiak Oil& Gas. The stock offering could bring Whiting more than $1.5 billion, based on its stock's closing price of $38.39 on Monday.

  • IHS misses Street 1Q forecasts Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 6:12 AM ET

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. _ IHS Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $39.5 million. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.37 per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $555 million.

  • Parents seeking urban lifestyles for kids Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 3:26 AM ET

    SEATTLE— A small but growing number of parents are bucking a trend when it comes to raising their kids: Rather than move to suburbs as their parents once did, many are opting to stay in or near downtown. Parents in cities across the country, including Seattle, Minneapolis and Denver, are banding together to advocate for new downtown schools, more playgrounds and more...

  • Take Elizabeth Schirmer, whose destination wedding in Mexico got upended by bad weather in late February in Rochester, New York. After she returned home, Schirmer, 30, received a generic apology email from Delta Air Lines and an invitation to comment about her experience. Some 70,757 flights with at least one stop in the United States got canceled between Dec. 21...

  • NEW YORK, March 23- Volunteers at the Galena, Illinois, fire department were hosing down the smoldering wreck of a derailed BNSF oil train on the east bank of the Mississippi River on March 5 when a fire suddenly flared beyond their control. "They dropped the hoses and got out" when the flames started rising, said Charles Pedersen, emergency manager for Jo Daviess...

  • March 23- Tenet Healthcare Corp on Monday said it would become the largest U.S. provider of outpatient surgery services through a joint venture with United Surgical Partners International and expects to fully own the company within five years. Tenet, the third-largest U.S. hospital operator, said it will pay $425 million to private equity firm Welsh, Carson,...

  • Grass is looking green for investing in marijuana Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 2:36 PM ET
    A Privateer Holdings marijuana facility

    Venture capital investors would be dopes to pass up this opportunity.

  • March 23- Tenet Healthcare Corp and United Surgical Partners International will combine their ambulatory and short-stay surgery centers in a deal that will give Tenet the option to buy USPI over the next five years. Tenet also said it would buy UK- based Aspen Healthcare from Welsh Carson for about $215 million in cash. USPI and Aspen are being advised by...

  • The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says some consumers have complaints about refund anticipation checks centered on advertising, quality of service or fees. Refund anticipation checks rose to roughly 21.6 million in 2014, up 17 percent from 2011, according to IRS data provided to The Associated Press. Currently, refund anticipation checks and...

  • About 55 percent of Earned Income Tax Credit recipients reported using a paid tax preparer last year.

  • The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says some consumers have complaints about refund anticipation checks centered on advertising, quality of service or fees. Refund anticipation checks rose to roughly 21.6 million in 2014, up 17 percent from 2011, according to IRS data provided to The Associated Press. Currently, refund anticipation checks and...

  • The Washington, D.C.- based Marijuana Policy Project, the largest group in the country dedicated solely to reforming marijuana laws and a key player in Colorado's successful legalization effort, is leading one charge. But Legalize Maine is framing Marijuana Policy Project as an out-of-state interloper, and organizers for Legalize Maine said their proposal...

  • LOS ANGELES— Dozens of bottles of low-priced California wines sold under such labels as Franzia, Mogen David and Almaden contain dangerously high levels of arsenic, according to a lawsuit filed by four California residents. "We believe this allegation is false and misleading and that all wines being sold in the U.S. marketplace are safe," the institute, which...

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON, March 20- Rapid7, LogRythm and Mimecast are joining a growing list of cybersecurity firms planning to go public in 2015 to capitalize on investor interest following a spate of hacker attacks, according to people familiar with the matter. Shares of publicly traded cybersecurity firms have outperformed the market in recent months, as...

  • HOUSTON— Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. tumbled by 56 this week to 1,069 amid slumping oil prices. Houston- based Baker Hughes said Friday 825 rigs were seeking oil and 242 exploring for natural gas. Among major oil- and gas-producing states, Texas lost 36 rigs and Louisiana 18. New...

  • Rally Software reports 4Q loss Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 4:48 PM ET

    BOULDER, Colo. _ Rally Software Development Corp. on Thursday reported a loss of $9 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 24 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in April, Rally Software expects its results to range from a loss of 24 cents per share to a loss of 21...