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Tuesday: Housing Starts
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Britain's debt time​bomb: FCA urges action over £200bn crisis
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The UK's debt crisis – in figures
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American BankerNathaniel Hoopes
Most of the country has never heard of Madden v. Midland Funding and the common law doctrine of “valid-when-made,” but the impact of the misguided decision by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on consumers is far-reaching. Officials from the Obama...
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What you need to know about car loans
The GuardianPhillip Inman
There has been a significant increase in the number of new cars on Britain’s streets in the last three to four years, with vehicle registrations increasing to a record high of 2.7m in 2016. . Behind the boom is a new finance...
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Lobbyists on Edge Awaiting Details of Trump Tax Overhaul Plan
BloombergBen Brody
GOP officials say they’ll unveil some plan details next week Homebuilders ready to fight to keep mortage-interest deduction The National Association of Home Builders has already created ads to either support or oppose a U.S. tax-code overhaul, depending on how Congress and...
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More Competition Within Existing Asset Pies (Video)
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We discuss Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) building Cool Office to compete with Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), real estate agents' fees being under attack, economic modeling flaws, mortgage rates, and the bond markets in this real estate market video. Whether it is real estate or any other...
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Tuesday: Housing Starts
Calculated RiskBill Mcbride
From Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Mortgage Rates Continue Pushing Recent Highs Mortgage rates resumed their recent uptrend today, after taking a quick break to end the week last Friday. The result is another push up to the highest levels in...
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Granite Point Mortgage Trust declares $0.32 dividend
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As Fed Sets to Unwind, How Far Should It Go?
The Wall Street JournalNick Timiraos
The Federal Reserve is set to announce Wednesday it will start passively shrinking its massive portfolio of bondholdings. But the central bank has left one piece of its plan undecided: the target size of the portfolio. The Fed ran its portfolio of...
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Credit Cards, Credit Services
Commentary: Why interest rates now matter even more than you think
CNBC
Changes in consumer behavior have made short-term rates critical to the overall economy.
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Britain's debt time​bomb: FCA urges action over £200bn crisis
The GuardianJill Treanor, Phillip Inman
The government needs to step in to help tackle the mountain of debt being racked up by the most vulnerable consumers in Britain, the chief financial regulator has warned, as new data shows that personal debt burdens are continuing to rise. New...
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The UK's debt crisis – in figures
The GuardianCaelainn Barr, Phillip Inman
Total debt While the government plans to cut its annual deficit year on year until 2025, Britain’s households are going in the opposite direction. Figures for household debt show that since 2012 households have added to their debt mountain and the trajectory...
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