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Royal Bank of Scotland fined $4.9B for housing bubble role
August 14th, 2018  3:41 PM

Royal Bank of Scotland will pay a $4.9 billion fine to settle allegations it misrepresented the types of mortgages it sold to investors during the housing bubble that ultimately led to the 2008 financial crisis

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UK economy picks up after winter freeze
August 10th, 2018  5:02 AM

Britain's economy accelerated in the second quarter as warmer weather fueled construction and consumer spending after snow and ice curtailed activity in March

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UK economy accelerates in the 2nd quarter
August 10th, 2018  4:38 AM

Britain's economy accelerated in the second quarter as warmer weather fueled construction and consumer spending after snow and ice curtailed activity in March

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A glance at US mortgage rates
August 9th, 2018  2:49 PM

A glance at US mortgage rates

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Average US mortgage rates decline; 30-year at 4.59 percent
August 9th, 2018  12:25 PM

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week amid a restrained home buying season this summer. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages slipped to 4.59 percent from 4.60 percent last week.

Average US mortgage rates decline; 30-year at 4.59 percent
Swedish IKEA opens 1st single-brand retail store in India
August 9th, 2018  3:28 AM

Band music and loud cheers greet hundreds of Indian buyers as Swedish home furniture giant IKEA opened its first store in the country, five years after it received approval to invest in India's single-brand retail sector

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US consumer borrowing rose $10.2 billion in June
August 7th, 2018  3:06 PM

Americans increased their borrowing in June at the slowest annual pace in three months as the level of credit card debt fell slightly

US consumer borrowing rose $10.2 billion in June
More change ahead for New York's shrinking garment district
August 5th, 2018  11:26 PM

Hundreds of thousands of garment workers once toiled in the sweaty, elbow-to-elbow workshops of midtown Manhattan before the whirring of sewing machines was mostly silenced by foreign competition

More change ahead for New York's shrinking garment district
Wells Fargo: Mistake contributed to hundreds of foreclosures
August 4th, 2018  12:17 PM

Wells Fargo says a company mistake contributed to hundreds of foreclosures because it miscalculated customers' eligibility for mortgage modifications

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Strong US growth likely drove healthy job gain in July
August 3rd, 2018  6:50 AM

Strong US growth likely drove healthy job gain in July; unemployment rate may slip to 3.9 pct.

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A glance at US mortgage rates
August 2nd, 2018  1:31 PM

A glance at US mortgage rates

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Average US mortgage rates rise; 30-year at 4.60 percent
August 2nd, 2018  11:41 AM

Average US mortgage rates rise for 2nd week; 30-year average at 4.60 percent

Average US mortgage rates rise; 30-year at 4.60 percent
After solid rebound, what's next for small-cap REITs?
August 2nd, 2018  10:50 AM

Sal Bruno, chief investment officer at IndexIQ, weighs in on what investors can expect from small-cap REITs, which rebounded in the second quarter as part of a rally in smaller and more domestically focused companies

After solid rebound, what's next for small-cap REITs?
Wells Fargo to pay $2.1 billion for role in housing bubble
August 1st, 2018  3:33 PM

Wells Fargo is agreeing to pay a $2.1 billion fine to settle allegations it misrepresented the types of mortgages it sold to investors during the housing bubble and subsequent financial crisis

Wells Fargo to pay $2.1 billion for role in housing bubble
US construction spending fell 1.1 percent in June
August 1st, 2018  10:32 AM

US construction spending fell 1.1 percent in June, biggest decline in a year

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US home prices march higher in May, throttling sales
July 31st, 2018  10:58 AM

US home prices march steadily higher in May, dragging down sales

US home prices march higher in May, throttling sales
Flip side of home sales drop: It helps remodeling businesses
July 30th, 2018  10:39 AM

Small businesses whose success is tied to the housing market are looking healthy as home sales drop

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US pending home sales rose 0.9 percent in June
July 30th, 2018  10:39 AM

US pending home sales rose 0.9 percent in June but have fallen since last year

US pending home sales rose 0.9 percent in June
A glance at US mortgage rates
July 26th, 2018  1:22 PM

A glance at US mortgage rates

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The Latest: GOP lawmakers tell Trump aides of tariff concern
July 26th, 2018  12:26 PM

Republican members of Congress are telling White House economic advisers Larry Kudlow and Peter Navarro how tariffs have hurt their constituents

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