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Zero Hedge
Key Events In The Coming Extremely Busy WeekReserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan (FOMC non-voter) will take part
Key Events In The Coming Extremely Busy Week
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan (FOMC non-voter) will take part in a moderated Q&A at the Independent Bankers Association of Texas Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas. Media Q&A is expected. Last week, President Kaplan... Read more
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NBC News
Thinking of a new home? The cost of a loan just hit a 3-month highwant to reconsider your timing, as home borrowing costs just rose to their most
Thinking of a new home? The cost of a loan just hit a 3-month high
NBC News / Posted 6 days ago
want to reconsider your timing, as home borrowing costs just rose to their most expensive level since June, the Mortgage Bankers Association said on Wednesday. The average interest rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage climbed to 3.70 percent,... Read more
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Newsmax
Home Refinancing Activity Falls 8 Percent to Lowest Since Juneto its lowest since June as home borrowing costs rose to their most expensive l
Home Refinancing Activity Falls 8 Percent to Lowest Since June
Newsmax / Posted 6 days ago
to its lowest since June as home borrowing costs rose to their most expensive level in about three months, the Mortgage Bankers Association said on Wednesday. The trade group's seasonally adjusted index on refinancing activity fell 8 percent in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US home refinancing activity falls to lowest since Juneto its lowest since June as home borrowing costs rose to their most expensive l
US home refinancing activity falls to lowest since June
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
to its lowest since June as home borrowing costs rose to their most expensive level in about three months, the Mortgage Bankers Association said on Wednesday. The trade group's seasonally adjusted index on refinancing activity fell 8 percent in... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. home refinancing activity falls to lowest since Juneto its lowest since June as home borrowing costs rose to their most expensive l
U.S. home refinancing activity falls to lowest since June
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
to its lowest since June as home borrowing costs rose to their most expensive level in about three months, the Mortgage Bankers Association said on Wednesday. The trade group's seasonally adjusted index on refinancing activity fell 8 percent in... Read more
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Miami New Times
Kids Drown in Cruise Ship Pools With No Lifeguards on Dutycruise lines provide clear and conspicuous signs that a lifeguard is not presen
Kids Drown in Cruise Ship Pools With No Lifeguards on Duty
Miami New Times / Posted 7 days ago
cruise lines provide clear and conspicuous signs that a lifeguard is not present," says the Cruise Lines International Association, a trade group. Though Carnival extended its "heartfelt sympathy" to the Hunters, the cruise line says... Read more
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The Hill
It is time to abolish the Durbin Amendmentto rectify this harmful policy. As the industry’s leading voice representing t
It is time to abolish the Durbin Amendment
The Hill / Posted 14 days ago
to rectify this harmful policy. As the industry’s leading voice representing the retail banking industry, the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) is dedicated to ensuring that our members, from the largest financial institutions to many regional... Read more
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The Hill
Business groups ramp up push for Ex-Im Bank to make larger loans(CR) so that it may again review transactions over $10 million. ADVERTISEMENT
Business groups ramp up push for Ex-Im Bank to make larger loans
The Hill / Posted 15 days ago
(CR) so that it may again review transactions over $10 million. ADVERTISEMENT The heads of two groups — the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce — got the ball rolling last week by urging Congress to... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
On the Move: Sept., 11, 2016named a partner in charge. Samuels joined the firm in 2009. He is a member of t
On the Move: Sept., 11, 2016
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 17 days ago
named a partner in charge. Samuels joined the firm in 2009. He is a member of the firm’s personnel committee. Mississippi Bankers Association •Mark Tapp of Booneville, executive vice president of Farmers and Merchants Bank, Baldwyn, has been... Read more
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Newsmax
Patchwork of State Laws Hurts US Effort to Modernize Mortgageshalf of the 3,600 local clerk offices across the U.S. only accept paper copies,
Patchwork of State Laws Hurts US Effort to Modernize Mortgages
Newsmax / Posted 18 days ago
half of the 3,600 local clerk offices across the U.S. only accept paper copies, according to the Property Records Industry Association. Many counties go a step further in requiring original ink signatures. Although the vast majority of state laws... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Patchwork of state laws hurts US effort to modernize mortgageshalf of the 3,600 local clerk offices across the U.S. only accept paper copies,
Patchwork of state laws hurts US effort to modernize mortgages
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
half of the 3,600 local clerk offices across the U.S. only accept paper copies, according to the Property Records Industry Association. Many counties go a step further in requiring original ink signatures. Although the vast majority of state laws... Read more
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Reuters
Patchwork of state laws hurts U.S. effort to modernize mortgageshalf of the 3,600 local clerk offices across the U.S. only accept paper copies,
Patchwork of state laws hurts U.S. effort to modernize mortgages
Reuters / Posted 18 days ago
half of the 3,600 local clerk offices across the U.S. only accept paper copies, according to the Property Records Industry Association. Many counties go a step further in requiring original ink signatures. Although the vast majority of state laws... Read more
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The Columbian
Harney: Appeal of big homes droppinghave begun refocusing their efforts on entry-level and more modest sized homes.
Harney: Appeal of big homes dropping
The Columbian / Posted 22 days ago
have begun refocusing their efforts on entry-level and more modest sized homes. According to new data from the National Association of Home Builders, the median floor area in new-home starts dropped during the second quarter of this year by... Read more

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