Augusta got out of interest rate swaps

...controversial interest rate swaps at the heart of Alabama's...utility interest rate bond swap, despite the fact that...million interest-rate swap in which the bank charged...the Mobile and Augusta swaps.In a year, the interest-rate swap earned the city $205...

Joe Jackson escapes rocky government ship

...themselves in were utility bond swaps, or derivatives, the kind...selling them.Augusta did two swaps, and lost big on the first...Colclough that a $160 million bond swap would be the best thing for...commissioners to vote for the swap. Soon after the deal was consummated...

Another broken law

...to kill more Americans.The Republican-led House Armed Services Committee voted last month to condemn the president for the swap. While the nonbinding resolution expresses relief for the Bergdahl's safe return, it disapproves of the exchange and faults...

Gardeners exchange seeds and know-how at swaps

...seeds during a seed swap that drew people from...years, and likes swaps because attendees...an organized seed swap. The Los Angeles resident also swaps casually with fellow...the supermarket." Swaps are good places to...saved seeds to the swap. "Everybody got...

Shopgirl: Picle, the Augusta Market and clothing swaps

...what you don't want.This year, why not hold a clothing swap? Local designer Sally Keiser, of www.SallyAnnK.com, has...to exchange what you can't use for what you can. She says swaps are simple: invite your friends and aquaintances to bring over...

Augusta swaps relievers, receives Kaden

The San Francisco Giants assigned right-handed reliever Daniel Slania to Double-A Richmond from Class-A Augusta on Monday. As a corresponding move, the Giants assigned 2014 27th-rounder Connor Kaden to Augusta. Slania, 22, joins recent GreenJacket teammate Carlos Alvarado in the Richmond bullpen. Slania had a 3.99 ERA with 46 strikeouts to 21 walks in 58.2 innings for Augusta this season.

Fed to review insurance bets against Greek debt

...companies' use of credit default swaps, a form of insurance against...companies are using credit default swaps to bet that Greece will default...on the use of credit default swaps to prevent "the intentional...specifically into the credit default swap arrangements between Wall Street...

Healthy markets help financial reform

...instead, let Congress do what they're good at: Tax the short-term capital gains by 60 percent; sell credit-default swaps in an open, regulated market; and drive the speculators from the trading floors.When people are in for the long haul, stability...

Small company has big peer-to-peer dreams

...Record labels typically view peer-to-peer networks like pirate ships - plundering their profits through illegal song swaps. They have sued the networks. They have sued file-sharers. Now this ironic twist: Record companies are hopping aboard...

Cumulus may sell stations

...Communications Inc. in a deal involving station swaps and cash. "The deal is not final yet...Milwaukee, Wis.-based Cumulus might sell or swap stations with a broadcast company to help...separate deal, Cumulus agreed in May to swap several stations with Clear Channel. It...