July 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);7/28/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 30, pP15
This section offers news briefs related to the business community in the U.S. According to the U.S. Congressional Budget Office, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would cost taxpayers an estimated $25 billion over two years under a Bush administration plan to rescue the mortgage-finance companies. Economists at UniCredit Global Research state that oil prices are unlikely to fall below $120 to $125 a barrel, even with U.S. citizens driving fewer miles. An overview of the status of regional bank districts is offered.


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