Mortgage Loan Rates Mixed, New Borrower Applications Flat

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decline of 0.9% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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Goldman Sachs Stays Positive on Top Dividend REITs as Sector Boom Continues

We have written in-depth here at 24/7 Wall St. how the plunge in interest rates over the past year has pushed investors into the bond proxy stocks like real estate ...
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20 Worst Paying Jobs for Women

The long-held notion that men, as breadwinners, should be paid more than women holding the same job has stopped being valid decades ago. The family unit has evolved with women ...
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5 Countries Manufacturing More Cars Than America

Few experiences are more quintessentially American than jumping into a car, cranking the radio, and driving down an open road. There was a time when that image also meant ...
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Cree Adds Huawei Woes on Top of LED Softness

Cree Inc. (NASDAQ: CREE) is riding a trend of secular change in the world of LED lighting. The problem is that LED bulbs aren't always as fast a growth segment ...
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Is This the Turnaround Urban Outfitters Has Been Waiting For?

Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN) reported fiscal second-quarter financial results after markets closed Tuesday. The retailer said that it had $0.61 in earnings per share (EPS) and $962.33 million in ...
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The Most Dog-Friendly Cities in America

Dog parks, also known as “off-leash dog areas,” are among the fastest growing park amenities in America’s cities, according to research by the Trust For Public Land. There are currently ...
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The 22 Airlines With the Most Delays

It's summertime, and the living is easy. But not if you are traveling by plane. With the number of people flying increasing dramatically in the summer, flying can become ...
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The 50 Hottest Cities in America

A brutal heat wave is scorching the American Southwest. Temperatures in Phoenix may climb to 113 degrees Fahrenheit on Tuesday. This would be the 57th day temperatures have exceeded ...
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4 Biotechs Making Major Moves on Tuesday

Tuesday was a breakout day for a few biotech companies that saw either huge gains or massive losses. With the markets holding near all-time highs, these companies could move the ...
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Endo Benefits Greatly From Potential Ohio Opioid Case Settlement

The opioid crisis has been devastating to many families and communities throughout America. After years of making major profits from the sale of opioids, many drug companies have come under ...
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How Much Has the Shale Boom Boosted GDP During the Great Recovery?

If you have been out to West Texas or driven through much of North Dakota where unconventional oil drilling has taken off, it's obvious that a lot of money gone ...
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Phoenix to Hit 113 Today, That’s 57 Days Over 100

Phoenix probably will set the temperature record for August 20. The heat is supposed to top out at 113. Since June 24, the daily high has topped 100, and it ...
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McKinsey Warns of Looming Asian Debt Crisis

The Asian financial crisis of 1997 wreaked havoc on the financial systems of Thailand, Indonesia and South Korea particularly, but the effects were felt all around the globe. To staunch ...
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Is Amazon Flouting the Law With Its Supposed L.A. Liquor Store?

Earlier this month, it was announced that Amazon had applied for a license to open a brick-and-mortar liquor store in San Francisco so that it could legally deliver wine and ...
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