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- Housing prices rose at their fastest rate since 2005 in July. [Wall Street Journal]
- Thousands of protesters took to Madrid’s streets to protest Spanish austerity. [New York Times]
- The British Banking Association wants to hand control of LIBOR to regulators after the recent rate-rigging scandal. [Washington Post]
- Regulators are pushing banks that ignored mortgage servicing rules to get in compliance as part of the mortgage fraud settlement. [Bloomberg]
- Greek trade unions called a national strike to protest pension and wage cuts. [New York Times]
- The AFL-CIO called the NFL’s lockout of its unionized officials a “complete disaster.” [The Hill]
- Federal regulators are rushing to ensure compliance with new derivatives rules before they take affect in October. [Politico]