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STRESS TESTS

The nation’s 2,036 farm banks will survive the downturn in the agricultural economy, according to a new report released Tuesday. The annual Farm Bank Performance Report says the banks benefited from several years of strong performance in the agriculture sector and have strong balance sheets.

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NO REFINANCE FOR BEN

Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernacke recently got turned down for a home refinance. Why? He recently switched jobs, and in the thoroughly automated world of mortgage finance, that makes him an undesirable candidate to refinance his mortgage

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TWITTER AND FINANCES

 Today’s Wall Street Journal has a list of the top 50 financial twitter feeds available.  The article says the information is the best online source of financial news anywhere. https://twitter.com/WSJ/financial-accounts/members.

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FALSE DEALINGS

A warehouse fraud at China’s third-largest port has forced banks and trading houses to consider new controls in the country’s massive commodity financing business, which traders say could lead to drying up of credit for all but large firms and state-owned companies.

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