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House prices are falling at the fastest rate in a year and a half, according to a closely watched index, suggesting that weakness in the housing market is gathering momentum. The FT reports.
Arguably the most famous car in the world has sold to an American car enthusiast for £2.6 million ($4.1 million) after being put on the market for the first time ever.
While markets worldwide obsess about the outcome of the Fed's November 3 meeting, Wall Street pros are handicapping how stocks and sectors might perform based on the outcome of the November 2 congressional midterm elections.
Stocks shaved off some of their earlier losses as techs staged a late-afternoon rally, but still closed mixed as investors considered news that the Federal Reserve may not provide as much stimulus to the economy as had been anticipated.
One study says 36 percent of Americans believe walking away from their mortgage and their home is OK. What do you say?
With bond yields near record lows, high-dividend stocks are increasingly more attractive, says Dan Genter, CEO of the company behind the RNC Genter Dividend Income Fund.
Banks and other mortgage lenders could be on the hook for at least $97 billion because of the poor and possibly illegal handling of mortgages that surfaced during the current foreclosure mess, according to mortgage securities specialists.
In the Columbia Business School newsletter Graham and Doddsville, aspiring Buffetts write-up their stock ideas. Here is a look at two pitches in the fall edition.
Treasurys, which have been trading poorly for several weeks, are down again today...the possibility of a very modest QE2 program from the Fed (see the Hilsenrath piece in the WSJ this morning) is pushing the dollar up and pressuring commodity, industrial, and energy stocks.
The Fed is expected to make an announcement on quantitative easing a week from today. Sentiment is now shifting the stimulus won’t be as much as previously expected. So, what does that mean for investors? Jim Meyer, CIO and co-founder of Tower Bridge Advisors and Jim Iuorio, director at TJM Institutional Services shared their insights.
Stocks extended their losses Wednesday as concerns grew after a report suggested that the Federal Reserve's next round of quantitative easing will be less aggressive than expected. Home Depot and HP fell, while BofA and AmEx rose.
The two stories related to mortgages do not have a great deal in common, other than tracing their lineage to the home loans of dubious provenance that were doled out to anyone with a pulse between 2005-07 and quickly packaged up into securities and sold by Wall Street to accounts around the planet.
Cotton prices are rising dramatically. Analysts say several factors are involved in this historic move, and the macro picture for cotton is more complex than a simple weak dollar, strong commodity play.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
They're not just household names but also vivid illustrations of how closet indexers can destroy your wealth, and here's why.
Barely eking out a gain yesterday, the index is now up 5 straight days heading into today’s session. Even though it has been nearly a straight ride up for the markets over the last 2 months, the S&P’s current winning streak is its longest since July, when it was up 6 straight days.
It’s arguably the most famous car in the world and it’s coming out of the showroom and onto the market for the first time ever.
U.S. stock index futures briefly extended losses Wednesday after durable goods orders rose more than expected in September, but fell when transportation equipment was excluded.
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