Mortgage rates dropped to their lowest level, causing an 11.6 percent jump in mortgage applications, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
The data painted a weak inflation picture that should give the Federal Reserve ample room to keep interest rates low for a while.
David S. Cohen is the Treasury's intelligence strategist and global enforcer against illicit funding. NYT reports.
Sen. Tom Coburn's "Wastebook" outlines the top 100 “wasteful” federal projects that cost taxpayers billions of dollars, The Fiscal Times reports.
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