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Mortgage application volume increased 2.4 percent during the week ending Oct. 5, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's weekly application survey. The MBA's application index increased to 652 from 636.7 the previous week. The index peaked at 1,856.7 during the week ending May 30, 2003, a...
The number of foreclosures across the country dropped in September, falling 8 percent from a 32-month high in August, according to a regular monthly survey. Delinquencies and defaults fell to 223,538 filings, according to the latest data from RealtyTrac, an online marketer of foreclosure properti...
 Nearly a full third of households are still renting...but if you are one of them, you could be paying a hefty price. Additionally, the children of the baby boomer generation are close to or at the home buying age, but these "echo boomers" could mistakenly decide to put off the purchase of a home...
Lower interest rates, while used to jump-start the economy, can also weaken a currency by giving investors less return on investments denominated in the currency. The Fed's move put more pressure on the U.S. dollar because it made returns on investment in other countries more valuable. The weak d...
The long awaited Fed decision arrived with a bang! The Fed surprised many economists and traders with a half percent cut in both the Fed Funds and Discount Rates. Stocks soared higher and enjoyed their largest gain since 2003.What does the Fed cut mean? Rates on consumer debt, car loans, and Home...
The Federal Reserve cut the target on a key short-term interest rate by a half of a percentage point Tuesday to 4.75%, further acknowledgment from the central bank that the mortgage meltdown plaguing Wall Street and Main Street could have a negative impact on the economy."This took some investors...
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-- Do you think you never have or never will experience work burnout? Consider these statistics:• The American worker has the least vacation time of any modern, developed society.• In 2005, 33 percent of workers said they would be checking in with the office while on vacation.• One-half of worker...
Embattled mortgage lender reports double-digit decline in August, blames falling home values and decaying credit quality.Countrywide Financial Corp. said Thursday it lent less money during August as a protracted housing slump kept prospective home buyers out of the market.The nation's biggest mor...
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