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Market Value of Assets in State Employees Trust Fund

June 2013

$160,350,000

June 2012

$139,897,000

Source: State of Maine, Bartel Associates Inc.

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News from June 20, 2013

June 20, 2013

Stocks extend slide as China adds to worries 


The breadth of the sell-off was seen across global markets, and the Dow Jones falls 353 points, its biggest drop since November 2011.

June 20, 2013

Maine home sales jumped 17 percent in May

Sales growth in Maine outpaces gains seen nationally.

June 20, 2013

State warns Maine corporations of solicitation scam

The solicitations urge corporations to file information and send a $125 payment by July 13.

June 20, 2013

Sea Dogs' stats steady in season 20, Eshbach says



June 20, 2013

Study: Banks violating foreclosure settlement

Some practices improve, but the overseer of banks agrees with state AGs that harm is still being done.

June 20, 2013

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June 20, 2013

GM zooms to No. 2 in quality

It's the best showing for a U.S. automaker in the J.D. Power study.

June 20, 2013

Lew goes for less loopy in signature on U.S. bills



June 20, 2013

Coffee By Design creating new base

20130619_CoffeeDesign The headquarters will add to a recent surge of development in Portland's East Bayside neighborhood.

June 20, 2013

Portland beer festival to showcase stars of the suds Several photos included in this story

 The city will be buzzing this weekend with craft beer brewers, importers and drinkers from all over the world.