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Here's what the surge in mortgage applications means for the housing sector

Bob Broeksmit, president and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, and CNBC Senior Economics Reporter Steve Liesman, join "Squawk Box" to discuss the increase in mortgage applic...

Here's what the surge in mortgage applications means for the housing sector

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Mortgage applications surge as rates drop Mortgage rates are hitting their lowest level in 2 years. Matt Graham, Mortgage News Daily, and CNBC's Diana Olick join the 'The Exchange' to discuss where mortgage rates could go from ...
19:51, 06/12/2019

Mortgage applications surge on refinances as rates hit 21-month low As mortgage rates fell to the lowest level since September 2017, mortgage applications surged 26.8% last week, led by an increase in refinancing.       ...
06:17, 06/13/2019

Mortgage applications surge on refinances as as rates hit 21-month low As mortgage rates fell to the lowest level since September 2017, mortgage applications surged 26.8% last week, led by an increase in refinancing.       ...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Mortgage applications rise after several weeks of declines Weekly mortgage applications rise 2.7% after several weeks of declining, with mortgage rate mostly unchanged.        ...
08:34, 05/09/2019

Weekly mortgage applications rise as buyer's market takes hold Homebuyers are taking advantage of lower mortgage rates and a slow summer for sellers, and that is driving mortgage applications higher. Total mortgage application volume rose 2.0 % last week compared...
13:17, 09/11/2019

Mortgage applications fall for fourth straight week despite lower rates Mortgage applications fell for the fourth week as home owners were in no rush to refinance now that rates are expected to stay lower for longer.       ...
22:00, 07/24/2019

As Mortgage-Interest Deduction Vanishes, Housing Market Offers a Shrug President Trump’s tax cuts encouraged homeowners to stop deducting mortgage interest on their taxes, and there is no sign the change has brought down home prices....
22:51, 08/04/2019

Need To Boost Private Sector Participation In Affordable Housing, Say Experts Budget 2019 expectation: Credit ratings agency CARE Ratings said, in a report listing its expectations from the Budget 2019-20 dated June 25, it expects additional allocation for the Pradhan Mantri......
17:51, 06/25/2019

Army widow on Tunnel to Towers' gift of a mortgage-free home: 'It means everything' An Army widow whose husband died in Iraq has thanked the non-profit organization Tunnel to Towers after the charity gifted her and her two daughters a paid-off home in New Jersey....
18:51, 07/03/2019

Confidence matters more than mortgage rates in housing, and confidence just took a hit Mortgage rates have been falling sharply over the last three months, which should be incredibly positive for the housing market, but so far reaction has been muted in both home sales and new home cons...
00:00, 08/17/2019

Bank Employee Unions Warn Of Strike. Heres All You Need To Know Bank strike 2019: Bank strike to lead to four-day bank holiday: The two-day strike will begin on the midnight of September 25. The unions have also mentioned an indefinite stir from the second week of...
11:51, 09/14/2019

US and Britain could sign sector-by-sector trade deals, says John Bolton After meeting with PM, Trump security adviser talks up post-Brexit relationshipDonald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, has said Britain and the US could sign sector-by-sector free-trade...
01:00, 08/13/2019

US offers UK sector by sector trade deals post-Brexit America is "ready to negotiate" a sector by sector trade deal with the UK in order to get an agreement as soon as Britain has left the European Union, US national security adviser John Bolton has said...
03:00, 08/13/2019

Trump’s housing finance plan will make mortgages more expensive, especially for black borrowers, housing groups say The Trump administration’s plan to overhaul the housing finance system would make mortgages more expensive for minority borrowers and aspiring homeowners in the South, the Midwest and rural communitie...
16:17, 09/10/2019

Leading applications on a journey to the cloud If a business wants to grow, it will need to adapt or scale its critical applications along the way. Cloud computing provides the flexible infrastructure required to power and run apps with the agilit...
16:00, 07/17/2019

Intel to optimize its platforms for SAP applications As part of a multi-year partnership, Intel will optimize platforms like the Xeon Scalable processor and Optane DC persistent memory for SAP’s enterprise applications, including SAP S/4HANA....
09:51, 07/19/2019

College applications can add up to thousands of dollars. Here's how to save As college costs rise, some students apply to a laundry list of schools to increase their odds of getting into one they can afford. Yet doing so can leave families with another large tab....
23:17, 07/17/2019

FDA proposes shorter deadline for e-cigarette applications The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it can advance the date for the submission of e-cigarette applications, responding to a ruling that the agency had exceeded its authority by allowing e-cigar...
16:34, 06/13/2019

Why businesses are turning to low-code for their custom applications These days every business has an app but developing custom applications can quickly become quite costly for organizations. This is where low-code comes into play. Instead of hiring costly developers, ...
11:17, 05/20/2019

Gurugram Restaurants Opt Out Of Food Applications; Say No To Heavy Discounts Restaurants have floated #LogOut campaign on social media to protest against offers-driven paid membership programs such as Zomato (Gold), EazyDiner (Prime)....
19:34, 08/16/2019

EU sees sharp rise in asylum applications from Venezuela The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. While Syrians and Afghans formerly topped the list, the EU has seen a surge in the number of refugees from Latin America — particularly Vene...
11:51, 06/11/2019

US now requires social media info for visa applications If you want to stay in the US, you'll likely have to share your internet presence. As proposed in March 2018 (and to some extent in 2015), the country now requires virtually all visa applicants ...
00:17, 06/02/2019

U.N. refugee agency regrets U.S. ruling on asylum applications The United Nations refugee agency said on Friday a U.S. Supreme Court order curbing asylum applications at the Mexican border could hurt people fleeing violence and persecution who are entitled to pro...
14:00, 09/13/2019

Fifth U.S. city will process applications from migrants returned to Mexico The U.S. government on Friday named Brownsville, Texas, as a fifth city for processing applications from asylum seekers and other migrants returned to Mexico pending a decision, the latest initiative ...
23:34, 07/19/2019

U.S. will deal with Huawei waiver applications within weeks: Ross The Trump administration plans to handle applications from tech companies seeking waivers over Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's [HWT.UL] blacklisting within the next few weeks, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wil...
21:51, 07/23/2019

German media report increase in EU asylum applications The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. About 206,500 applications were submitted during the first four months of 2019, compared with 179,000 in 2019, according to the European Asy...
05:17, 06/11/2019

Science Applications awarded $41.8M for work on Navy missile systems Science Applications International was awarded $41.8 million by the U.S. Navy for the overhaul and repair of the MK-82 Director and AN/SPG-62 Antenna systems, both part of the AEGIS combat system suit...
21:00, 06/17/2019

Trump: Guatemala signing deal to restrict asylum applications to US WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Friday that Guatemala is signing an agreement to restrict asylum applications to the U.S. from Central America. The so-called “safe third country” ag...
00:17, 07/27/2019

Applications to grow hemp pour in to Illinois Department of Agriculture SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Department of Agriculture received nearly 400 applications to grow or process industrial hemp in the first 24 hours after they became available. Agriculture officials ...
13:51, 05/02/2019

U.S. federal judge orders FDA to implement 10-month deadline for e-cig applications A U.S. federal judge on Friday ordered the Food and Drug Administration to impose a 10-month deadline for the submission of e-cigarette applications, turning the screws on companies like Juul Labs Inc...
22:17, 07/12/2019

US Rep Grijalva accepting applications for Congressional Youth Advisory Council TUCSON — U.S. Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva of Arizona’s third congressional district is accepting applications for the Congressional Youth Advisory Council, his office announced Wednesday. YAC offers young a...
05:34, 09/13/2019

FBI kept using Steele dossier for FISA applications despite documenting ex-spy's bias, documents show The FBI formally documented the anti-Trump bias of British ex-spy Christopher Steele shortly after the November 2016 presidential election -- yet despite the red flags, continued to use his unverified...
09:17, 08/09/2019

Chunky cat finds foster home after 3,000 applications respond to viral tweet PHILADELPHIA (NBC NEWS) — A fat cat who stole the hearts of feline lovers all over the internet last week has found a foster home after more than 3,000 applications poured in. Mr. B, a 26-pound ...
01:00, 09/02/2019

Trump moves to block asylum applications by migrants – live updates E Jean Carroll considering suing Donald Trump over alleged sexual assault and Jeffrey Epstein makes case for house arrest 3.49pm BST A US judge said he will probably decide on Thursday whether Jeffrey...
17:00, 07/15/2019

AI applications, chips, deep tech, and geopolitics in 2019: The stakes have never been higher The state of AI in 2019 report analysis with report author, AI expert, and venture capitalist Nathan Benaich continues. High-profile applications, funding, and the politics of AI...
16:34, 07/11/2019

Trump administration breaks campaign promise, purges 200,000 VA healthcare applications "The current state of the Department of Veterans Affairs is absolutely unacceptable,” presidential candidate Donald Trump said when speaking at a rally on Oct. 31, 2015, in front of the retired battle...
07:34, 05/13/2019

Brooklyn man accused of immigration fraud, submitting hundreds of faked applications: DOJ A New York City man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly running an immigration fraud scheme that involved filing over 1,800 fake immigration applications over the past four years, according to a press ...
00:51, 07/24/2019

Third Transform 2019 AI Showcase: Practical data and machine learning applications At the third and final showcase at VentureBeat’s Transform 2019 AI event, five more companies showed the crowd their latest innovations and products.Read More...
03:17, 07/12/2019

Ford's Trademark Applications for 'Badlands' and 'Adrenaline' Could Mean New Truck Packages in the Future Ford hit the U.S. Patent and Trademark offices earlier this month and the names it trademarked sound like some fun trucks are just waiting to happen....
03:00, 07/25/2019

Kristin Cavallari Is Taking Applications For an Uncommon James VP: "I Just Can't Be Putting Out Fires Anymore!" Kristin Cavallari handles work-life balance like a boss. But even she can't do it all on her own! Over the last 10 weeks, Very Cavallari fans have watched the Uncommon James founder......
05:51, 05/13/2019

Virginia couples no longer required to list race on marriage applications, attorney general says Couples planning to get married in Virginia are no longer required to provide their race on marriage applications, the state's attorney general told state clerks on Friday....
10:18, 09/16/2019

States with the most mortgage debt To find the average mortgage debt in each state 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the State of Credit Report by Experian, a consumer reporting agency.       ...
16:51, 06/27/2019

Johnson & Johnson to submit applications for at least 10 new drugs by 2023 Johnson & Johnson said on Wednesday it expected to file marketing applications for at least 10 new drugs between 2019 to 2023, to strengthen its pharmaceuticals unit which has been a major growth driv...
14:00, 05/15/2019

What this mortgage expert says is behind the refinancing boom Robert Broeksmit, Mortgage Bankers Association president and CEO, joins "Squawk on the Street" to discuss the wave of mortgage refinancing as rates fall....
23:51, 08/28/2019

Owning a Home Costs Way More Than Just the Mortgage The hidden costs of homebuying aren’t secrets, per se—they’re expenses that are hard to predict if you’re in the process of shopping for a home....
20:00, 05/30/2019

You might need a mortgage to buy Samsung's 98-inch QLED 8K TV Unveiled today at Harvey Norman Bundall on the Gold Coast, Samsung's massive 98-inch QLED 8K TV has arrived in Australia, though you just might need to take out a mortgage in order to afford it.&...
11:34, 06/07/2019

Inside look at how the Rocket Mortgage Classic comes together Organizers at the Rocket Mortgage Classic granted Golfweek and USA TODAY Sports a behind-the-scenes look at how to put on a PGA Tour event.        ...
17:51, 06/26/2019

Here's why you might want to rethink getting an adjustable rate mortgage With recessionary fears causing longer-term interest rates to hover near or below short-term rates, the advantage that typically comes with adjustable-rate mortgages has shrunk — or entirely disappear...
18:51, 08/23/2019

Mortgage Bond That Vanished Is Back A unit of private-equity firm Cerberus has issued debt secured by home-equity lines of credit The securities received a triple-A rating from four agencies including Fitch....
13:34, 06/24/2019

Are you thinking of getting a reverse mortgage? Who should consider one and who shouldn't In a reverse mortgage, you get a loan either as a lump sum, in monthly payments or as a line of credit. You repay it when you sell the house or die.       ...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Mortgage rates level off after six-week slide According to the latest data released Thursday by Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed-rate average was unchanged at 3.82 percent with an average 0.6 point....
01:51, 06/14/2019

Refinancing Boom Boosts Mortgage Lending Lenders made $565 billion of mortgage loans in the second quarter, the most in more than two years. Falling rates encouraged homeowners to refinance....
17:17, 07/29/2019

Mortgage Rates Were Falling Before Fed Signaled Rate Cut The Federal Reserve is prepared to cut interest rates this week for the first time since 2008, but the biggest source of debt for U.S. consumers—mortgages—has been getting cheaper since late last year...
13:51, 07/30/2019

U.S. mortgage debt tops 2008 record Mortgage debt in the United States has surpassed its peak in 2008 just before the financial crisis, wiping out the fall from the Great Recession, according to a report from the Federal Reserve Bank of...
17:34, 08/14/2019

Mortgage demand is up quite a bit: Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert, founder and chairman of Quicken Loans, and Jay Farner, CEO of Quicken Loans, joins CNBC's "Squawk Box" to discuss the state of the mortgage sector as home buyers prepare for spring....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Mortgage Market Reopens to Risky Borrowers More than a decade after the financial crisis, home buyers with low credit scores or high debt levels as well as those lacking traditional employment are finding it easier to obtain credit....
20:17, 08/21/2019

RBS eyes bid for £3.7bn Tesco Bank mortgage book The ‎state-backed Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is pursuing its biggest acquisition since the financial crisis by tabling a bid for Tesco Bank's £3.7bn book of mortgages....
15:51, 06/21/2019

Why mortgage pro says it's a good to privatize Fannie, Freddie Mac The government is weighing whether a recent court win for mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac should be appealed to the Supreme Court. Nader Tavakoli of Eagle Rock Capital joins CNBC's "Po...
23:51, 09/11/2019

Homebuyers snap up lower mortgage rates Homebuyers are taking advantage of lower mortgage rates and a slightly more desperate seller. CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the latest mortgage application data....
16:51, 09/11/2019

Manafort set to be arraigned on mortgage fraud charges NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s imprisoned former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, is set to be arraigned in New York City on state mortgage fraud charges. Manafort was transferred las...
08:17, 06/27/2019

How a 20-year home mortgage can save you a ton of money TOWN SQUARE | Because of a shorter loan term and a lower interest rate, on a $280,000 loan amount, a borrower can save approximately $85,000 in interest over the life of the loan....
02:17, 08/29/2019

How much mortgage debt does your state have? Two states are far and away above the rest To find the average mortgage debt in each state 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the State of Credit Report by Experian, a consumer reporting agency.       ...
16:51, 06/27/2019

You get the iPhone, I’ll get the mortgage - the rising price of smartphones The only sure things in life are death, taxes and rising smartphone prices, at least if the past few years are anything to go by.From the likes of the iPhone 4 costing an average of around $500/£...
18:00, 05/12/2019

McDaniel Gets Sponsor’s Exemption into the Rocket Mortgage Classic Chip McDaniel finishes a drive – Photo by UK Athletics Former UK Golfer, Chip McDaniel, is getting another shot on the PGA Tour. More field ▲s → @RocketClassic OUTAbraham AncerHudson Swafford (...
04:51, 06/25/2019

Manhattan developer busted in mortgage fraud scheme A noted Upper East Side real estate developer took out fraudulent loans that allowed her to blow millions on Rolexes, jewelry, gold coins and lavish ski trips — declaring bankruptcy when it all went b...
02:34, 07/11/2019

Here's how the 10-year Treasury note is impacting mortgage rates Douglas Duncan, Fannie Mae chief economist, and Skylar Olsen, Zillow director of economic research, join "The Exchange" to discuss the impact mortgage rates are seeing from the U.S.-China trade war....
07:17, 08/24/2019

How Once-Doomed Mortgage Giants Gained New Lease on Life Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac cranked out profits as housing recovered after the financial crisis, and Congress couldn’t come up with a very good alternative to them. Now, the Trump administration has a ...
20:51, 09/13/2019

Regulator to Press Congress to Act on Mortgage-Finance Revamp Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, plans to submit proposals to Congress as early as this week to return Fannie and Freddie from government control to the private market....
13:34, 06/12/2019

US long-term mortgage rates down; 30-year average at 4.14% U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week after four weeks of increases, giving a boost to prospective home buyers during the spring sales season....
20:34, 05/02/2019

U.S. scraps requirement for mortgage borrowers' language preference The U.S. housing finance regulator said on Friday it had reversed a decision to require mortgage lenders to ask what language borrowers spoke because it was not among the "most relevant and useful" in...
04:17, 08/10/2019

Banks Warm to Mortgage Bonds That Burned Them in 2008 Lenders all but gave up on packaging mortgages into securities and selling them after the financial crisis. But now banks like Citigroup, Goldman Sachs and Wells Fargo are getting back in....
14:17, 09/16/2019

This was the worst week for mortgage rates in 3 years – and it may be just the beginning The average rate on the 30-year fixed is now 13 basis points higher than it was on Monday and 29 basis points higher than its last low on September 4th, according to Mortgage News Daily....
16:34, 09/13/2019

New York Regulator to Investigate Exposure of Mortgage Documents The agency is using its authority under a new cybersecurity regulation to investigate a mistake by a title insurer that revealed a trove of sensitive data....
03:00, 05/30/2019

Plan Aims to Ease Mortgage-Reporting Rules Small banks and credit unions could get a break on providing mortgage data to the government, reducing the amount of borrower information collected under a law aimed at preventing lending bias....
16:34, 05/03/2019

Home sales fall again despite lower mortgage rates Existing-home sales fell 0.4% in April and are down 4.4% from a year ago. The big drop in mortgage rates didn't help the sales.        ...
23:51, 05/21/2019

A glance at US mortgage rates: lower, 30-year loan at 3.73% U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week. It was the seventh decline in the past nine weeks for the key 30-year, fixed-rate loan, which reached its lowest level since November 2016....
19:34, 06/27/2019

Three long shots to play at the Rocket Mortgage Classic The Detroit Golf Club hosts this weekend’s inaugural Rocket Mortgage Classic, the first PGA tournament ever to be played in the Motor City. The field is lacking in star power, but there are two spots ...
22:17, 06/26/2019

Falling mortgage rates may already be lifting home prices Mortgage rates have been falling steadily since the last week of April, and that may be reigniting home price appreciation. The lower the rate, the more purchasing power buyers have....
16:51, 06/20/2019

The majority of consumers are wildly wrong about what it takes to get a mortgage The majority of consumers think it is much harder to qualify for a home loan than it actually is, according to a recent Fannie Mae survey of more than 3,000 people....
18:51, 06/11/2019

Teamsters protest Rocket Mortgage Classic for better wages A union leader says seven employees at the Detroit Golf Club are willing to strike at the start of the Rocket Mortgage Classic if they don't get a new contract       ...
01:17, 06/27/2019

Here are some of the factors driving the oil sector The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. Canary CEO Dan Eberhart joins "Squawk Box" to discuss how this development might impact the oil sector...
14:51, 06/13/2019

Falling mortgage rates boost homebuilder confidence, but not new construction The nation's homebuilders are feeling better about their business, as falling mortgage rates help more buyers afford homes. They are still not, however, building enough homes to meet demand....
20:00, 08/15/2019

US long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year average at 3.82% WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell for the sixth consecutive week, with the key 30-year loan average running below 4% and at its lowest point since September 2017. The declining rate...
18:34, 06/06/2019

Mortgage crisis ‘villain’ Angelo Mozilo: ‘I don’t care’ anymore Angelo Mozilo is done being the villain. Speaking at an exclusive hedge fund conference in Las Vegas this week, the disgraced former head of Countrywide Financial said he doesn’t understand — and does...
22:34, 05/09/2019

Millennials drive mortgage refinance boom, and lenders are scrambling Mortgage interest rates have been falling since May, especially sharply this month, so borrowers, especially millennials, are rushing to refinance. Refinance applications were up a stunning 116% this ...
22:17, 08/09/2019

Mortgage rates sink to 3-year low, but one-third of borrowers are making this big mistake Escalating tensions over a trade war with China sent investors rushing to the relative safety of the bond market late last week. That pushed the yield on the 10-year Treasury, which mortgage rates loo...
02:51, 08/06/2019

Home sales fell in April despite a big drop in mortgage rates Sales of existing U.S. homes fell 0.4% in April compared with March to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 5.19 million units, according to the National Association of Realtors. Sales were 4.4% l...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Nate Lashley shoots 63 to take Rocket Mortgage Classic lead Nate Lashley birdied the final three holes and five of the last six for a 9-under 63 and the first-round lead in the Rocket Mortgage Classic, the PGA Tour's first event in Detroit   &#...
02:51, 06/28/2019

Mortgage rates sink to 3-year low, but one third of borrowers are making this big mistake Escalating tensions over a trade war with China sent investors rushing to the relative safety of the bond market late last week. That pushed the yield on the 10-year Treasury, which mortgage rates loo...
19:17, 08/05/2019

China's Central Bank Unveils New Mortgage Loan Policy China’s central bank adjusted interest-rate mechanisms Sunday for the second time this month, this time focused on mortgage loans, in what it said was a bid to price them closer to market rates but al...
20:17, 08/25/2019

U.S. home sales rise, boosted by lower mortgage rates U.S. home sales rose more than expected in July, boosted by lower mortgage rates and a strong labor market, signs the Federal Reserve's shift toward lower interest rates was supporting the economy....
20:17, 08/21/2019

US long-term mortgage rates decline; 30-year average 4.10% WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates declined this week for a second straight week, reversing the upward trend in April as a lure to potential home buyers. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says t...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Manafort pleads not guilty to New York mortgage fraud charges President Trump’s imprisoned former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, pleaded not guilty Thursday to state mortgage fraud charges during an arraignment hearing in a New York City courtroom....
23:17, 06/27/2019

Nate Lashley shoots 67 to keep Rocket Mortgage Classic lead Nate Lashley shot a 5-under 67 to top the Rocket Mortgage Classic leaderboard for the second straight day        ...
02:34, 06/29/2019

Rocket Mortgage Classic: How Nate Lashley went from third alternate to leader Tying his own best round of the weekend at 9-under, Nate Lashley gained a 6-stroke lead going into the final day of the Rocket Mortgage Classic.        ...
03:34, 06/30/2019

Fannie & Freddie regulator on next steps in mortgage market reform CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, about the administration's next steps in its plan to end the conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Fr...
22:34, 09/12/2019

U.S. 30-year mortgage rates hold at lowest since 2017 -Freddie Mac Interest rates on U.S. 30-year fixed-rate mortgages remained at their lowest levels since September 2017 as U.S. bond yields stabilized on easing trade tensions between United States and Mexico, Fredd...
20:00, 06/13/2019

Mortgage rates hold steady despite sinking bond yields Mortgage rates tend to follow the same path as the 10-year Treasury; when yields go down, rates usually follow. Except yields have been plummeting, and mortgage rates haven’t fallen as dramatically....
11:17, 08/30/2019

U.S. charges reverse mortgage lender Live Well's ex-CEO in $140 million fraud The U.S. government on Thursday charged the founder of reverse mortgage provider Live Well Financial Inc with engineering a $140 million fraud by inflating the value of its bonds, in what he called a....
23:17, 08/29/2019

Mortgage rates poised to drop after Federal Reserve announcement The 30-year fixed-rate average ticked up slightly this week to 3.84 percent. But the central bank's concerns about the economy could drive rates lower....
16:51, 06/20/2019

First-round recap of the PGA Tour's Rocket Mortgage Classic Nate Lashley holds a one-shot lead after shooting a 63 in the first round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit.       ...
15:17, 06/28/2019

Mortgage rates fall sharply on China trade tensions Trade tensions with China may be a boon to the U.S. housing market. Investors are rushing into the relative safe-haven of the bond market, cause the yield on the U.S. 10-year Treasury to plummet. Mort...
21:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. 30-year mortgage rates tick up from lowest since 2017 - Freddie Mac Interest rates on U.S. 30-year fixed-rate mortgages edged higher from their lowest levels since September 2017 as U.S. bond yields had stabilized earlier this week, Freddie Mac said on Thursday....
17:17, 06/20/2019

US home sales climbed 2.5% in May amid lower mortgage rates WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales jumped 2.5% in May, as lower mortgage rates appeared to help buyers overcome affordability challenges. The National Association of Realtors says that existing homes s...
17:34, 06/21/2019

Pending home sales jumped 3.8% in March, thanks to a big dip in mortgage rates Home shoppers signed 3.8% more contracts to buy existing homes in March compared with February, according to the National Association of Realtors' Pending Home Sales Index. That was higher than a...
16:17, 04/30/2019

UK Car Sector Accelerates Towards Electric Future Britain's auto industry, seeking to swerve Brexit obstacles, is accelerating toward electrification as consumers shun high-polluting diesels, driven by rapid advances in technology and greener......
10:51, 07/21/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. 30-year mortgage rates fall to lowest since Nov 2016 -Freddie Interest rates on U.S. 30-year fixed-rate mortgages declined to their lowest levels since November 2016 as U.S. bond yields have fallen on expectations the Federal Reserve may lower interest r...
22:00, 06/27/2019

U.S. Open winner Gary Woodland misses cut at Rocket Mortgage Classic U.S. Open winner Gary Woodland and Dustin Johnson, the No. 2 player in the world, were sent home early at the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit.        ...
02:34, 06/29/2019

Gary Woodland, Dustin Johnson miss cut at Rocket Mortgage Classic U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland missed cut at Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit in his first tournament since major win; Dustin Johnson also out.        ...
02:34, 06/29/2019

Cameron Champ moves to second at Rocket Mortgage Classic after blistering 28 on front nine Cameron Champ created a stir Friday at the Rocket Mortgage Classic when he shot 28 on the front nine at Detroit Golf Club.        ...
02:34, 06/29/2019

FDIC Plan Would Ease Requirement for Banks Selling Mortgage Securities The regulator proposed easing a hurdle for banks to sell pools of home-mortgage obligations, as part of an effort to spur competition in a market dominated by government-backed entities such as Fannie...
23:51, 07/16/2019

UK’s Collett will Take Part in the 2019 Rocket Mortgage College Home Run Derby T.J. COLLETT.Photo by Isaac Janssen | UK Athletics Six of college baseball’s biggest sluggers will meet at the 2019 Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans College Home Run Derby on Saturday at 7 p.m. CT. Th...
07:34, 06/28/2019

U.S. GDP growth based 'exclusively' on government, corporate and mortgage debt -Gundlach U.S. GDP growth appears to be based "exclusively" on government, corporate and mortgage debt, warns Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, in an investor webcast Tuesday....
02:17, 05/15/2019

As U.S. watchdog retreats, mortgage firms reprise cozy marketing arrangements U.S. mortgage firms are getting back into joint marketing and advertising arrangements, reviving a controversial practice that was effectively banned in the aftermath of the 2007-2008 subprime mortgag...
18:17, 08/22/2019

Nate Lashley opens 6-shot lead in Rocket Mortgage Classic Nate Lashley shot a bogey-free 9-under 63 on Saturday to open a six-stroke lead in the Rocket Mortgage Classic at 23-under 193        ...
03:34, 06/30/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulators to end mortgage lending exemption for Fannie, Freddie in 2021 U.S. regulators said on Thursday they plan to end an exemption for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that permits them to back risky mortgages, a move that would reduce the government's footprint in the hous...
01:51, 07/26/2019

Nate Lashley caps off his incredible week to win Rocket Mortgage Classic Nate Lashley was the last man in the Rocket Mortgage Classic field, but led wire-to-wire for his first PGA Tour win.        ...
04:51, 07/01/2019

Pending home sales beat expectations, thanks to lower mortgage rates The recent weakness in the housing market could be turning around, thanks to a steep drop in mortgage interest rates. Consumers signed more contracts to buy existing homes than expected in June....
16:17, 07/30/2019

First American Financial exposed data in millions of mortgage documents, report says An estimated 885 million digitized documents from mortgage deals dating back to 2003 have been exposed by First American Financial Corp, a report says.        ...
00:51, 05/25/2019

Inner Circle: Behind the scenes at PGA Tour's Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit The inaugural PGA Tour stop in Detroit has a purse of $7.3 million and has attracted big names such as Rickie Fowler, Dustin Johnson and Bubba Watson.        ...
17:51, 06/26/2019

Can coding clubs diversify the tech sector? Programming courses hope to give excluded groups better access to skilled work – and tackle tech’s monocultureAfter Mona Azami came to the UK from Iran in 2010, she spent five years without the right ...
19:51, 06/26/2019

Services-Sector Growth is Slowest in Three Years The U.S. service sector expanded at the slowest pace in nearly three years in July—with the Institute for Supply Management’s nonmanufacturing purchasing managers index falling to 53.7 from 55.1 in Ju...
23:51, 08/05/2019

U.S. Private Sector Added 156,000 Jobs in July The nonfarm private sector in the U.S. added 156,000 jobs in July, according to the ADP National Employment Report, and showed job growth across businesses of all sizes....
08:17, 08/01/2019

US manufacturing sector contracts for first time in nearly 10 years U.S. manufacturing contracted in August for the first time in nearly a decade, the most recent indicator of the effect President Trump’s protracted trade war with China is having on the economy....
22:51, 08/22/2019

Stocks Slide, Dragged Down by Tech Sector Shares of tech companies fell after some U.S. businesses moved to comply with the Trump administration’s decision to put Huawei Technologies on a trade blacklist, pushing the S&P 500 lower to start th...
19:17, 05/20/2019

Here's how Exxon's earnings compare to the rest of the sector John Kilduff, founding partner at Again Capital, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss Exxon's quarterly results and the patterns he's seeing in the energy sector....
18:51, 04/28/2019

$42 Billion Slump For India's Auto Sector - And It May Not Be Over A gauge of automobile companies has fallen 30 percent since reaching a record in December 2017, and is the worst-performer among 19 sector indexes in the nation's equity market this year. That's as......
10:00, 05/03/2019

U.S. services sector slows; orders hit three-year low U.S. services sector activity slowed in July as new orders dropped to their lowest level in three years, suggesting the economy lost further momentum early in the third quarter....
20:17, 08/05/2019

Can the spurned oil sector stage a comeback with investors? For the first time in nearly a century, the oil giant that is now ExxonMobil fell out of the Standard & Poor’s 500 list of America’s 10 most valuable companies, reflecting oil’s broader decline — from...
18:34, 09/07/2019

U.S. Service-Sector Activity Showed Resilience in May Service-sector activity across the U.S. grew at a faster rate in May, signaling a key segment of the economy remains on solid ground despite slowing global growth and trade tensions....
19:51, 06/05/2019

Defence Sector Allocation Must Be Raised By At Least One-Third: Experts India Budget 2019: Experts believe the defence industry is looking for a signal that the Defence Ministry is serious about catalysing the development of new indigenous technology....
15:17, 07/02/2019

New PNG leader looks to 'maximize gain' from resources sector Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape signaled his intention on Thursday to toughen laws on natural resources so as to benefit the nation in his maiden speech to parliament after being elected ...
08:51, 05/30/2019

Bigger and better becoming theme in defense sector, analyst says Dow component United Technologies and Raytheon announced an all-stock merger on Monday. Sheila Kahyaoglu, aerospace and defense analyst for Jefferies, and Ron Epstein, Bank of America, discuss the dea...
23:51, 06/10/2019

U.S. Service-Sector Activity Picked Up in August U.S. service-sector activity grew more quickly than expected in August, according to the nonmanufacturing index released Thursday by the Institute for Supply Management....
17:51, 09/05/2019

U.S. Service-Sector Activity Slowed in June Activity in the U.S. services sector pulled back in June, suggesting the economy is reverting to a slower but steady pace of growth after a strong 2018....
17:34, 07/03/2019

What you need to know before getting into housing market Home buyers aren't rushing into the housing market. Doug Duncan, Fannie Mae chief economist, and CNBC's Diana Olick join 'The Exchange' to discuss what's holding them back....
21:00, 05/29/2019

U.S. Housing: Look at This 50% Retracement Buying a house is a major financial decision. We've all been admonished about "location, location, location" -- but, how about timing? Some real estate market indicators can be highly useful. Look at ...
19:34, 05/15/2019

Fitch adds environmental risk metric to mortgage-backed securities ratings Fitch Ratings will factor natural disaster and catastrophic risk into their ratings of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), the firm announced Tuesday, the first of the three major U.S. cred...
01:51, 06/06/2019

Mortgage lenders finally see bigger profit margins ahead, as demand surges The mortgage application numbers this week just put an exclamation point on an already positive trend for mortgage lenders. Consumer demand for mortgages, both to purchase a home and to refinance, is ...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Stearns Lending files Chapter 11 bankruptcy after mortgage interest rate increases Mortgage lender Stearns Holdings filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday, blaming its woes in part on increased interest rates.       ...
01:17, 07/10/2019

D.R. Horton tops estimates on higher home sales, lower mortgage rates No.1 U.S. homebuilder D.R. Horton Inc beat Wall Street estimates for third-quarter profit and revenue on Tuesday, boosted by higher home sales and declining mortgage rates....
13:17, 07/30/2019

Mortgage refinancing jumps as rates tumble but loans for home purchases drop again Mortgage rates fell for the fourth straight week leading to a surge in refinancing. But mortgage applications for home purchases fell.        ...
18:17, 05/22/2019

Tunnel to Towers raises money to pay off mortgage of slain Texas police officer A fundraising organization is asking for donations to help pay off the mortgage of slain Texas police officer Cpl. Jose 'Speedy' Espericueta, who leaves behind a wife and two children....
17:17, 06/25/2019

Early returns on Rocket Mortgage Classic positive as PGA Tour schedule winds down The British Open at Royal Portrush is the only remaining major as the new look PGA Tour schedule winds down with two regular season events left after the Rocket Mortgage Classic at the Detroit Golf Cl...
05:51, 06/30/2019

Opinion: Meet comeback kid Nate Lashley, who persevered to win the Rocket Mortgage Classic Nate Lashley persevered to win the Rocket Mortgage Classic by six strokes. His is a comeback story for the ages.        ...
04:51, 07/01/2019

Lennar profit beats as lower mortgage rates boost home sales Lennar reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the No. 2 U.S. homebuilder's sales got a boost from lower interest rates for mortgages....
14:34, 06/25/2019

Rocket Mortgage Classic live blog: Updates from PGA Tour event in Detroit The PGA Tour returns to Michigan for the first time in a decade Thursday when play begins at the Rocket Mortgage Classic.        ...
01:00, 06/28/2019

Huawei's US Ban Delay Gives Tech Sector Time to Adjust The US is delaying some restrictions on technology sales Huawei in what it calls an effort to ease the blow on Huawei smartphone owners and smaller US telecoms providers....
16:51, 05/22/2019

Amazon's Freight Push Rattles Logistics Sector Amazon is pushing deeper into logistics as it tries to tamp down transportation costs ahead of a push into one-day shipping, raising potential concerns for freight operators that may end up competing ...
10:00, 05/01/2019

More than 180 Haitians caught by Border Patrol sector in a week Border Patrol agents are tackling a new influx of migrants from Haiti coming across the U.S. border, an unexpected change from the anticipated migrants from Central America that have dominated and ove...
03:17, 06/20/2019

Tucson Sector Border Patrol Agent bit by migrant A migrant woman is facing charges after she allegedly bit a Tucson Sector Border Patrol Agent. According to Customs and Border Protection, last Thursday an agent was arresting a Guatemalan woman for i...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Private Sector Will Now Be Able To Compete For Defence Ministry's Awards Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has accorded approval to allow private firms to compete with ordnance factories and defence PSUs for the Raksha Mantri's Awards for Excellence, officials said on......
06:51, 07/17/2019

Changes to Bill C-69 ‘critical’ for Canadian energy sector: Enbridge CEO The CEO of Enbridge Inc. says it's "critical'' to Canada's energy future that substantive changes are made to proposed federal legislation to revamp how big resource projects win federal approval....
04:00, 05/09/2019

UK maritime sector commits to 2050 climate target Members of the UK's maritime sector, including cruise lines and trade bodies, have sent a letter to the government to ask it to invest in a sustainable "blue economy" so they can match its 2050 carbon...
10:18, 09/13/2019

The role of the business sector in tackling the climate crisis We can't reach the Paris Agreement climate goals without business on board. Some companies are taking action, but big polluters are lagging behind. It's a major topic at the climate talks in Bonn, Ger...
19:17, 06/20/2019

Swann flies in for reunion with greeting cards sector The businesswoman who revived WH Smith during a decade running the high street stationer is to be reunited with the greeting cards sector as chair of Moonpig Group....
07:51, 08/28/2019

Scheme To Modernize Fishery Sector: Nirmala Sitharaman Presenting the Budget for 2019-20 in the Lok Sabha, Nirmala Sitharaman said fishing and fishermen were closely aligned with farming and were crucial to rural India....
13:51, 07/05/2019

Indonesia regulatory changes to bring more uncertainty to coal sector Indonesian coal miners said upcoming regulatory changes are putting added pressure on their businesses amid depressed prices and rising competition from other energy sources....
10:00, 06/26/2019

Government Blinks, Announces Measures To Help Auto Sector Relenting to some of the automobile industry's demands, the Finance Minister has announced some sops to revive the automobile industry that has been caught in an unprecedented slowdown. The key demand...
22:51, 08/23/2019

Key Sector of Economy Is Slowing, But Economists Think It May Be a Good Thing Growth in the services industries slowed for the second month in a row, but analysts think it could be a sign the economy is settling into a steady pace of growth....
19:51, 05/03/2019

Washington region’s cybersecurity sector continues to heat up FireEye and TruShield Security Solutions are capitalizing on a massive national shortage of cybersecurity professionals and a growing demand for cyberdefense services across nearly every industry....
02:51, 06/03/2019

Brexit uncertainty triggers slump in UK construction sector Commercial building work is hit hardest as engineering work dries upBrexit uncertainty has led to a mothballing of commercial and civil engineering projects and caused a contraction of the UK’s strugg...
02:00, 06/05/2019

IMO, Norway launch project to help shipping sector cut emissions The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has launched a joint project with Norway to help the shipping industry cut emissions by at least 50 percent from 2008 levels by 2050, the UN's shipping ag...
20:00, 05/13/2019

New PNG leader aims to 'maximize gain' from resources sector Former finance minister James Marape was elected prime minister of Papua New Guinea on Thursday, and the critic of a major global gas development deal vowed to review management of the nation's resour...
08:51, 05/30/2019

A Ford-VW alliance with Argo could redraw self-driving sector An expanded alliance between Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG that includes a partnership in Ford self-driving unit Argo AI could redraw the balance of power in autonomous vehicles....
01:00, 07/12/2019

Treasury's Mnuchin says Amazon 'destroyed' U.S. retail sector U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that online giant Amazon.com Inc "destroyed the retail industry across the United States."...
02:34, 07/25/2019

Boeing looms large over struggling U.S. manufacturing sector New orders for long-lasting U.S.-made goods fell for a second straight month in May as troubles at Boeing weighed on demand for aircraft, suggesting manufacturing could remain weak even as business sp...
19:00, 06/26/2019

US Treasury Secretary Says Amazon 'Destroyed' Retail Sector US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that he supported the Justice Department's efforts to look into Amazon because the tech giant has "destroyed the retail industry."...
20:00, 07/25/2019

VW retains access to U.S. public sector in, gets second monitor at HQ: Handelsblatt Volkswagen will not be excluded from public sector contracts in the United States but will instead install a second U.S. monitor at its German headquarters, business daily Handelsblatt reported on Mo...
09:34, 09/02/2019

Housing Crisis 2.0: Just Around the Block? Everyone remembers that housing prices were crushed during and even after the 2007-2009 financial crisis. Are we headed toward a repeat? Here's what we've been telling subscribers......
17:51, 05/01/2019

As rates drop, mortgage refinancing surges but home purchase loans remain tepid Homeowners scramble to refinance mortgages as rates hit the lowest level in 17 months. But mortgage applications for home purchase rose just 0.5%.        ...
05:00, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 3-Scotiabank misses profit on higher provisions, flags slow mortgage growth Bank of Nova Scotia, Canada's third-biggest lender, on Tuesday missed analysts' estimates for second-quarter profit and forecast low-single-digit growth in mortgages this year, citing a slow start to ...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Trump Plan for Home Loans Stokes Fears of Higher Mortgage Rates for Would-Be Homebuyers Housing advocates fear a Trump administration plan to return federal mortgage backers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to the private sector will increase the cost of house loans and make it harder for low-...
02:34, 09/07/2019

Rocket Mortgage Classic live blog: Updates from second round of PGA Tour event in Detroit The PGA Tour is back in Michigan and the scores are heating up in the second round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic.       ...
18:00, 06/28/2019

Rocket Mortgage Classic live blog: Updates from third round of PGA Tour event in Detroit The PGA Tour is back in Michigan and the scores are heating up in the third round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic.       ...
16:51, 06/29/2019

Rickie Fowler has the Motor City's attention at inaugural Rocket Mortgage Classic Dustin Johnson and U.S. Open champ Gary Woodland are drawing attention, but Rickie Fowler still seems like the main draw at Rocket Mortgage Classic.       ...
04:51, 06/27/2019

Rocket Mortgage Classic: Protesters gather outside Detroit Golf Club over labor dispute Protesters gathered at Detroit Golf Club on Wednesday in the wake of an ongoing labor dispute. The Rocket Mortgage Classic begins Thursday.       ...
20:17, 06/26/2019

Pimco sticks to Danish mortgage-backed covered bonds as returns plunge: Bloomberg Pacific Investment Management Co is one of the investors embracing Danish mortgage-backed covered bonds, even as negative interest rates mean investors face built-in losses on some bonds, Bloomberg re...
04:17, 08/26/2019

Opinion: Expect Industry Status For Real Estate Sector The Indian real estate sector is the most highly taxed with the combination of high direct and indirect taxes, stamp duties and levies for development approvals....
22:34, 06/22/2019

A Ford-Volkswagen alliance with Argo could redraw self-driving sector An expanded alliance between Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG that includes a partnership in Ford self-driving unit Argo AI could redraw the balance of power in autonomous vehicles....
02:17, 07/12/2019

Shell, Exxon Mobil eye re-entry into Somalia's upstream sector Royal Dutch Shell and Exxon Mobil are looking to re-enter the market in Somalia ahead of an oil block bid round taking place later this year, the country's oil ministry said in a statement....
10:34, 06/28/2019

Huawei ban clouds U.S.-China trade talks, tech sector A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology threw into question prospects for sales at some of the largest tech companies and drew a sharp rebuke from Beijing...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Wall Street banks bailing on troubled U.S. farm sector In the wake of the U.S. housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mortgage sector....
16:17, 07/11/2019

VW retains access to U.S. public sector contracts, agrees to second monitor at HQ Volkswagen will not be excluded from public sector contracts in the United States following its emissions scandal but will install a second U.S. monitor at its German headquarters, a spokesman for th...
14:34, 09/02/2019

Odisha Railway Sector Allocated Rs 5993 Crore, Highest Ever The Union budget 2019-20 has allocated Rs 5993 crore for the railway sector of Odisha, registering an increase of Rs 741 crore from the last year's outlay, a railway official said on Wednesday....
07:17, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-KKR, GIC betting on India's power sector with $400 mln investment -sources Global investment firm KKR & Co Inc is leading a deal to acquire a controlling stake in India Grid Trust (IndiGrid), in a bet on the country's rapidly growing power sector, people familiar with the tr...
17:51, 04/30/2019

Trump's Mexican tariffs threaten to disrupt auto sector Shares of global automakers and suppliers tumbled on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on imports from Mexico, potentially upending a global manufacturing business ...
01:34, 06/01/2019

Google and Apple are courting the education sector with new tools for students The new semester is fast approaching and Big Tech is wasting no time in bringing the education sector a swathe of new offerings. With this in mind, Google has announced it’s expanding its college sear...
15:34, 08/16/2019

Broadcom's $2 billion warning rattles global chip sector Broadcom Inc sent a shockwave through the global chipmaking industry on Friday with its forecast that U.S.-China trade tensions and the ban on doing business with Huawei Technologies would knock $2 bi...
19:51, 06/14/2019

U.S. services sector activity perks up; eases gloom over economy U.S. services sector activity expanded at a brisk pace in May and industries hired more workers, offering some respite for an economy that is slowing following a temporary boost from exports and an ac...
21:00, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 1-A Ford-VW alliance with Argo could redraw self-driving sector An expanded alliance between Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG that includes a partnership in Ford self-driving unit Argo AI could redraw the balance of power in autonomous vehicles....
03:51, 07/12/2019

Quebec Bans Religious Symbols in Some Public Sector Jobs A bill banning some public employees in Quebec from wearing religious symbols like head scarves, skullcaps, turbans and crosses has passed despite concerns about civil liberties....
10:34, 06/17/2019

Public sector workers to receive biggest pay rise in six years Public sector workers including teachers, soldiers and police officers will reportedly be given pay rises above inflation as part of new government plans....
06:00, 07/19/2019

Government In Talks With States On Auto Sector GST: Nitin Gadkari the country's automobile industry, which has been heavily dented by the consumption slowdown, has been demanding a reduction in GST from 28 to 18 per cent....
07:51, 09/12/2019

In A First, Sukhoi Jets Operate At Civilian Airports In Eastern Sector Little over two months after the Balakot airstrike, the Indian Air Force is conducting a comprehensive wartime exercise in the eastern states of the country. For the first time ever, Sukhoi Su30......
09:17, 05/02/2019

Auto sector scrambles after Trump threatens Mexican tariffs Global auto and parts manufacturers scrambled on Friday to make contingency plans and look at ways of speeding some deliveries after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on all Mexican i...
01:34, 06/01/2019

Livent aims to boost lithium sales to EV sector by 2020 Livent Corp aims to derive more than half of its lithium sales from the electric vehicle industry by next year, a shift for a company that historically has supplied the white metal for use in greases ...
02:17, 05/15/2019

Minimum wage hike leaves bad taste for NYC’s hospitality sector New York’s restaurant and hospitality sector is preparing for another round of layoffs after suffering the steepest job losses over the last decade. Surging costs are squeezing profit margins faster t...
04:17, 06/02/2019

Still In Talks With PMO On What Steps To Take: Finance Minister On Auto Sector's Revival Following the auto industry's request made to the Government to help revive the auto sector, Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman has now said that they are still in talks with PMO (Prime Minister's.....
15:34, 08/17/2019

Can artificial intelligence in the energy sector help solve the climate crisis? Artificial intelligence conjures fears of job loss and privacy concerns — not to mention sci-fi dystopias. But machine learning can also help us save energy and make renewables better....
21:17, 05/14/2019

Brazil plan to open gas sector seen luring Naturgy, Engie, others Recently announced plans to foster competition in the Brazilian natural gas market may trigger a wave of privatizations among state-controlled distribution companies, luring international and domestic...
02:51, 07/16/2019

GoTenna is ramping up public sector mesh networking with a $24M C round GoTenna is best known for its outdoors-oriented consumer products that let you text and share locations between smartphones off the grid. But the company has found that government work — military, fi...
18:34, 06/18/2019

Barneys the latest dinosaur of retail sector to explore bankruptcy 100-year-old New York luxury department store is strugglingStatement: ‘Our customers remain our top priority’The luxury department store Barneys New York is exploring a bankruptcy filing as it struggl...
01:00, 07/14/2019

U.S. solar sector launches lobbying push to preserve key subsidy The U.S. solar industry on Wednesday kicked off a lobbying push aimed at convincing Congress to extend a generous tax credit for solar energy systems that is set to begin phasing out next year....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Carrefour sees more retail sector consolidation, including in France The boss of Carrefour said on Friday the retail sector was bound to consolidate in the coming years, notably in France, as competition intensifies, and that his mission was to make sure the French ret...
17:17, 06/14/2019

Economy Week Ahead: Services-Sector Activity, Job Openings In the week ahead, the U.S. will see fresh data on services-sector activity, job openings and producer prices. The eurozone will publish services data....
23:17, 08/04/2019

Boris Johnson's words on UK battery sector 'not matched by action' Open letter calls for changes to policies sector says threatens to hold green economy backBoris Johnson’s support for Britain’s “world leading” battery sector risks being undermined by government poli...
22:51, 08/27/2019

Consumers could be winners as Singapore shakes up its digital banking sector Singapore will distribute up to five digital banking licenses for non-banking entities to provide financial services to retail customers and small and medium sized companies....
06:00, 09/02/2019

VW retains access to U.S. public sector contracts, gets second monitor at HQ: Handelsblatt Volkswagen will not be excluded from public sector contracts in the United States but will instead install a second U.S. monitor at its German headquarters, business daily Handelsblatt reported on Mo...
13:00, 09/02/2019

Hundreds of migrants surrender in Tucson sector after crossing border Tucson- A group of more than 200 migrants surrendered to Tucson sector Border Patrol agents west of Lukeville early Sunday morning. Customs And Border Protection tweeted photos of the large group just...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Blame Game Starts As Wheels Come Off India's Auto Sector When Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman claimed that a preference by millennials for ride-hailing apps was contributing to a painful slump in car sales, it sparked an online backlash from furious......
08:51, 09/15/2019

'Tone deaf' ads use slave ship images to promote UK sea-going sector Campaign accused of ignoring colonial abuses when setting out maritime industries’ futureHistorians and academics have labelled a new government campaign “tone deaf” and “historically illiterate” for ...
23:00, 09/14/2019

U.S. Auto Sector Outlook Is Softening, Says Analyst John Kemp U.S. motor manufacturing has been a rare bright spot amid a worldwide slowdown in the auto sector and a cooling in the rest of U.S. industry, but there are signs U.S. automakers could now be running.....
15:34, 08/17/2019

India antitrust watchdog to assess media, broadcasting sector India's antitrust watchdog plans to conduct an assessment of the country's media and broadcasting sector to ensure that any competition concerns are identified and resolved swiftly, a government docum...
15:17, 08/27/2019

Service-Sector PMI Falls to Lowest Level Since August 2016 The U.S. service sector expanded at the slowest pace in nearly three years in July—with the Institute for Supply Management’s nonmanufacturing purchasing managers index falling to 53.7 from 55.1 in Ju...
18:17, 08/05/2019

How a shadow banking crisis sent India's autos sector into a tailspin Sudhir Gharpure and his sales team sat chatting at a big Maruti Suzuki dealership on the outskirts of Mumbai some two hours after its doors were opened on a recent Saturday morning - not a single cus...
23:17, 08/04/2019

Congress Slams Centre Over Appointment Of Officials From Private Sector The Congress today hit out at the BJP-led NDA government over its reported appointment of joint secretaries from the private sector without reservation and asked if it is fine to "sideline the......
14:00, 06/14/2019

Broadcom's $2 billion warning shocks global chip sector LONDON/BENGALURU - Broadcom Inc sent a shockwave through the global chipmaking industry on Friday with its forecast that U.S.-China trade tensions and the ban on doing business with Huawei Technologi...
16:51, 06/14/2019

Mahindra Warns Of Job Losses In Auto Sector, Seeks Government Help A slump in sales is also triggering massive job cuts in the sector that employs 35 million people directly and indirectly. M&M's heavy goods segment, which makes trucks and tippers, saw its worst......
22:51, 08/07/2019

Pak Infiltration Blocked In J&K's Keran Sector, 5 Intruders Killed: Army An infiltration attempt by the Pakistan Army's Border Action Team (BAT) in Jammu and Kashmir's Keran sector was foiled by the security forces this week, resulting in the deaths of at least five......
19:17, 08/03/2019

A round of mergers and takeovers may be coming to the casino sector, investor says There could be more mergers and acquisitions in the gambling industry, particularly in the Asia Pacific region, said Adam Dawes, a senior investment advisor at financial services company, Shaw and Par...
08:51, 05/08/2019

India's Service Sector Growth Hits 7-Month Low: Survey Factory output also expanded at a weaker pace in April than the previous month amid uncertainty about what policies the new government might adopt. That brought down the composite PMI to its lowest in...
18:17, 05/06/2019

In A First, Centre Appoints 9 Private Sector Experts As Joint Secretaries In a first, the Union government on Friday appointed nine private sector specialists in various fields as joint secretaries in various ministries under its lateral recruitment policy....
03:51, 08/31/2019

These 15 US cities may be on the verge of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse.        ...
13:51, 05/31/2019

The Future of Housing Rises in Phoenix High-tech house flippers such as Zillow are using algorithms to reshape the stodgy, $26 trillion market for U.S. residential real estate. They started in Phoenix, the petri dish for America’s housing ...
19:34, 06/19/2019

Housing Becomes More Expensive, Mumbai Least Affordable, Says RBI Among the four metro cities, Chennai and Delhi stood at the second and third positions in terms of least affordable cities - with HPTI ratios of 58.6 and 58.5 respectively - while Kolkata emerged the....
09:51, 07/13/2019

U.S. Housing Starts Decreased 4.0% in July Home building in the U.S. fell for a third straight month, showing that rising labor and material costs continue to dent the pace of home construction....
19:00, 08/16/2019

Does the plastic housing of the Pixel 3a bother you? The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL were Google's first phones to sport wireless charging, a feature sorely missed on their predecessors, but now we are back to square one with the midrange Pixel 3a and 3a XL ...
01:00, 05/18/2019

Affordable-Housing Math: It’s Complicated Using government subsidies, tax credits and zoning changes, city leaders are encouraging builders to incorporate affordable housing into mixed-use projects....
11:34, 07/09/2019

Teachers hustle to afford housing Elementary school teacher Stacie Baur in Pennsylvania teaches English to Chinese students via Skype to make ends meet.        ...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Rocket Mortgage Classic live blog: Updates from final round of PGA Tour event in Detroit The PGA Tour is back in Michigan and the scores are heating up in the final round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic.       ...
19:00, 06/30/2019

Rocket Mortgage Classic viewer's guide: Round 1 & 2 tee times, groupings and TV/streaming info Tee times for the first two rounds plus TV and streaming information for the PGA Tour's Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit.        ...
01:17, 06/27/2019

Detroit Golf Club workers threaten strike if no deal reached before Rocket Mortgage Classic Detroit Golf Club groundskeepers are calling for new contract ahead of this week's Rocket Mortgage Classic on the PGA Tour.        ...
22:17, 06/24/2019

Southern California sees strongest July home sales in four years, thanks to lower mortgage rates Home sales in Southern California jumped more than 6% in July and were 3.7% higher annually, according to CoreLogic, the highest July volume since 2015....
23:51, 08/28/2019

#Review: Garam Dharam's New Outlet In Noida Sector 18 Has The Look And Feel Of A Dhaba The Sector 18 Noida market, a hot-spot that bustles with pubs, popular eateries and cafes, has opened its doors to famous dhaba-themed restaurant called Garam Dharam....
15:17, 07/12/2019

Ford to close engine plant in Wales in latest blow to UK car sector Ford said it would close its plant in Bridgend, south Wales next year because of falling demand for some of its engines, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in a further blow to Britain's once booming car indu...
20:34, 06/06/2019

Dubai ruler seeks balance in real estate sector - Twitter Dubai's ruler said on Monday the emirate had set up a real estate committee tasked with balancing supply and demand in the sector and guarding against competition between semi-government companies and...
13:00, 09/02/2019

Cuba unveils tighter rules on cooperatives in clampdown on non-state sector Communist-run Cuba unveiled tighter regulations on non-agricultural cooperatives on Friday, including curbs on their prices, in keeping with a broader push to increase control of the growing non-state...
08:51, 08/31/2019

Centre Plans To Induct Private Sector Specialists In Bureaucracy: Report The Centre has planned to induct private sector specialists at the posts of Deputy Secretary and Director, considered as crucial decision-making levels in the bureaucratic hierarchy, officials told......
14:51, 06/12/2019

Madhya Pradesh Planning Law In Favour Of Locals For Private Sector Jobs The Madhya Pradesh government is planning to bring a law that will ensure that the people of the state will get preference in 70 per cent of the jobs in the private sector, Chief Minister Kamal Nath.....
08:51, 07/10/2019

Trump's Mexican tariffs threat sends shudders through autos sector Shares of global automakers and suppliers tumbled on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on imports from Mexico, potentially upending a global manufacturing business ...
18:00, 05/31/2019

Top EU court hears landmark data privacy case against U.S. gov't, tech sector The European Court of Justice will hear arguments Tuesday in a landmark case that boils down to whether U.S. tech companies, encouraged by the federal government, can continue to skirt users' privacy ...
13:00, 07/09/2019

Japan shares bounce as Fed signals rate cut, chip sector gains Japanese stocks rebounded in Friday morning trade, tracking Wall Street moves and clawing back some of the previous session's decline, with the semiconductor sector leading the gains....
06:17, 07/19/2019

"Imminent Crisis" In Shadow Banking Sector: Corporate Affairs Secretary In recent months, the country's financial system has been grappling with multiple woes in the wake of the turmoil at diversified IL&FS group as well as debt defaults by some other large entities....
14:00, 05/12/2019

Javid gears up for a general election with public sector spending boost Sajid Javid has announced that he will unveil a boost in spending on schools, hospitals and police next week, in a move that will be seen as a springboard for an autumn general election....
04:17, 08/28/2019

German auto sector could drop as much as 12% if Trump announces tariffs, analyst says Germany's automotive sector could fall as much as 12% over "three bad trading days," if President Donald Trump imposes tariffs on European car manufacturers, one analyst told CNBC....
11:17, 05/15/2019

Australia's emissions reach the highest on record, driven by electricity sector Fugitive emissions from LNG are also fuelling rising national emissions, Ndever Environmental figures showAustralia’s emissions are again the highest on record, driven this time by an increase in emis...
22:51, 07/08/2019

BJP Seeks Bengal Governor's Intervention To Resolve Medical Sector Crisis The BJP demanded immediate resignation of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from her Home and Health portfolios and sought the intervention of Governor KN Tripathi to resolve the impasse in.....
22:17, 06/14/2019

Cuba's private-sector workers say Trump's travel curbs will hurt them too Lazaro Hernandez, who has made a good living showing U.S. cruise ship passengers around Havana in his pink 1950s Chevrolet, says the new U.S. ban on cruises to Cuba will wipe out 90% of his business o...
03:00, 06/06/2019

Hot tech sector, Wall Street drive record Manhattan leasing A boom on Wall Street and a thriving technology sector have pushed the unemployment rate in Manhattan to record lows and propelled office leasing activity to its best first six months of a year in a q...
02:34, 07/11/2019

REFILE-VW retains access to U.S. public sector contracts, gets second monitor at HQ - Handelsblatt Volkswagen will not be excluded from public sector contracts in the United States but will instead install a second U.S. monitor at its German headquarters, business daily Handelsblatt reported on Mon...
11:00, 09/02/2019

Brexit chaos holding back UK tech sector: London mayor London's booming technology sector could be making even faster progress if the gridlock over Brexit wasn't depriving thousands of start-ups and big tech companies of the certainty they need over polic...
18:17, 06/10/2019

Government To Closely Monitor Shadow Lending Sector: Nirmala Sitharaman India has over 10,000 registered NBFCs lending to millions of households who may not have credit worthiness to borrow directly from a commercial bank....
18:34, 07/06/2019

Growth Rate Of The Automobile Sector Keeps Changing Every Month: Nitin Gadkari Only two of the 16 companies on BSE Auto Index have held their heads above water this year. Tata Motors which rebounded last month after declining to its lowest level since 2011 in February....
19:51, 05/10/2019

Government Departments To Start Buying New Cars Again To Support The Auto Sector Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced lifting the ban on government departments buying new cars for all officials. This comes as a major relief for the Indian auto sector, which is......
22:51, 08/23/2019

Weaning U.S. power sector off fossil fuels would cost $4.7 trillion: study Eliminating fossil fuels from the U.S. power sector, a key goal of the "Green New Deal" backed by many Democratic presidential candidates, would cost $4.7 trillion and pose massive economic and social...
07:34, 06/27/2019

Oil and gas sector cautious as clock ticks down to Trans Mountain pipeline decision The oil and gas sector is looking forward to what's widely expected to be approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion while acknowledging the decision won't solve all problems....
23:00, 06/17/2019

Brazil farmers struggle for internet signal as tech floods sector Brazil's lack of reliable internet accessibility in rural areas is an increasingly critical problem for its farmers, as more agricultural equipment arriving on the market is built to be updated online...
15:51, 05/21/2019

Renewable energy sector hails New York state's new climate plan Investors, developers and users of renewable energy at an industry conference in New York this week were buzzing about the state's ambitious plan https://www.reuters.com/article/us-climate-change-new-...
19:00, 06/20/2019

WRAPUP 2-Huawei ban clouds U.S.-China trade talks, tech sector A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology threw into question sales from some of the largest tech companies and drew a sharp rebuke on Thursday from Beijing...
22:00, 05/16/2019

China's July services sector grows at slowest pace in five months "China's economy showed signs of recovery in July, thanks to large-scale tax and fee cuts, as well as ongoing support from monetary policy and government-driven infrastructure investment," says t...
14:17, 08/05/2019

Baidu, China's Private-Sector Bellwether, Reports 62% Profit Drop China’s economic downturn helped drive search-engine giant Baidu to its weakest quarterly revenue growth in more than two years and a 62% profit drop, with the company warning its bread-and-butter adv...
08:00, 08/20/2019

Japan service sector growth eases on tempered optimism, job creation: PMI - Activity in Japan's services sector expanded again in July, albeit at a fractionally slower pace than the previous month, a revised survey showed on Monday, indicating resilient domestic demand desp...
03:17, 08/05/2019

UPDATE 2-Canada's WestJet posts surprise profit despite sector's 737 MAX woes WestJet Airlines Ltd, which is being acquired by Onex Corp, reported a surprise quarterly profit and better-than-expected revenue on Friday while many airlines have warned of financial hits from the g...
03:17, 07/27/2019

Government To Relax Norms For Entry Into Fuel Retail Sector: Report India, where fuel demand is expected to rise in the coming years, has turned into a lucrative market after the government removed controls on retail pricing of gasoline and gasoil....
20:51, 08/07/2019

What a Kid Really Means When They Ask, 'Why?' Little kids are notorious for asking incessant questions, the most common variety being the endless, “Why?” And we try to answer them—we always swore we’d be the parent who would encourage their curio...
21:00, 07/17/2019

5 small city zip codes where housing is booming Millennials are looking for cheaper housing that isn’t too far away from the downtowns of the nearby cities where they can dine, shop and work.       ...
03:51, 08/01/2019

US construction spending drops 0.9% as housing takes a hit U.S. construction spending dropped in March or the first time in four months, and spending on U.S. home construction fell to the lowest level in more than two years....
16:34, 05/01/2019

Here are some signs that high-end housing might be headed for trouble The high end real-estate market is under pressure, with an oversupply of high-priced homes and falling sales. Among the hardest hit are homes built on speculation. CNBC's Robert Frank reports on ...
19:17, 05/22/2019

Abbas to end agreements with Israel over housing demolition Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has said he will end all signed agreements with Israel after the government started destroying 10 Palestinian housing in East Jerusalem this week....
09:51, 07/27/2019

Want to buy a home? These are the top 10 hottest housing markets in the country Say good-bye to big city life. The most popular areas for homebuyers are in smaller metros, according to Realtor.com’s list of the hottest ZIP codes.       ...
12:51, 07/31/2019

Plea Against Indiabulls Housing For Misappropriating Rs 98,000 Crore The petition alleged that money worth thousands of crores were siphoned off by Sameer Gehlaut, the chairman of the firm, and the directors of Indiabulls for their personal use...
22:00, 06/10/2019

Berlin could cap housing rents at under €8 per square meter Berlin could cap residential rents at €7.97 per square meter, German media report, citing a draft law. The measure is still subject to discussions and could change, according to newspapers....
05:17, 08/26/2019

New York Landlords HATE This New Housing Bill New York legislative leaders reached a deal on Tuesday night on a watershed rent regulations bill that would increase protections for tenants both in New York City and elsewhere around the state....
22:00, 06/12/2019

Why in-housing won’t threaten independent creative agencies In-housing — it’s the term dominating the advertising industry’s news cycle for the past several months. Referring to brands no longer outsourcing their creative, advertising, and marketing services, ...
21:51, 08/20/2019

In Boise and Grand Rapids, the Housing Market Looks Red Hot The housing market is booming. Just not in the places you might expect: Small to midsize cities like Boise, Idaho, South Bend, Ind., Columbia, Mo., and Youngstown, Ohio, are enjoying a sustained upswi...
15:19, 08/12/2019

Airbnb introduces Donations to help with temporary housing Airbnb announced a new initiative designed to help displaced people find housing solutions. The company launched a new Donations tool that will let Airbnb hosts kick back a portion of their income to ...
13:17, 05/02/2019

Housing costs exacerbate income inequality Households with incomes in the top 25 percent have seen their housing costs fall, while those with incomes in the bottom 10 percent have seen housing costs rise the most, according to a study by Apart...
01:51, 06/14/2019

How Tokyo's suburban housing became vast ghettoes for the old They have no lifts, shops or medical services – yet they are home to mostly poor, elderly people. Guardian Cities and the Waseda Chronicle investigate Tokyo’s massive ‘homes for solitary death’Kazuyos...
16:34, 06/11/2019

Housing minister Kit Malthouse enters race to be next UK PM: The Sun British Housing Minister Kit Malthouse has entered the race to replace Theresa May as the country's prime minister, the Sun newspaper reported late on Monday....
02:34, 05/28/2019

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleads not guilty to New York state mortgage fraud charges NEW YORK (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleads not guilty to New York state mortgage fraud charges....
20:34, 06/27/2019

CORRECTED-Japan's SoftBank makes bet to challenge Brazil's concentrated banking sector Japan's SoftBank Group Corp has led a $231 million new financing round for Brazilian lending platform Creditas, valuing it at $750 million and funding a future expansion to other Latin American countr...
09:17, 07/11/2019

Japanese shares edge up, defence sector gains on strained S.Korea ties Japanese stocks edged higher on Friday, drawing support from U.S. markets, with investors eyeing a speech later in the global day from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for any clue on further ea...
04:51, 08/23/2019

China gains, auto sector lift Asian shares, but sentiment fragile Asian shares rose on Tuesday, lifted by gains in China and as auto firms climbed on merger news, but broad uncertainties over trade and economic growth kept investor enthusiasm in check....
10:00, 05/28/2019

Sri Lanka's tourism sector counts the human and financial toll of Easter attacks As Sri Lanka's hospitality industry tries to come to terms with the human and financial costs, the government is under pressure to act decisively to bring restore confidence....
10:00, 05/01/2019

REFILE-Renewable energy sector hails New York state's new climate plan Investors, developers and users of renewable energy at an industry conference in New York this week were buzzing about the state's ambitious plan https://www.reuters.com/article/us-climate-change-new-...
19:00, 06/20/2019

Bosch's Indian Unit Begins Restructuring As Auto Sector Slowdown Bites India-listed manufacturer Bosch Ltd said on Tuesday it had begun restructuring parts of its business in light of a deepening slowdown in the country's automotive industry, as the German car parts......
15:34, 08/16/2019

China's service sector activity grows at slower pace in July: official PMI China's services sector activity grew at a slower pace in July, an official survey showed on Wednesday, heaping pressure on Beijing which is counting on the sector to help weather a sharp hit to its m...
04:51, 07/31/2019

EU Commission anti-trust inspectors raid grocery retail sector in France The European Commission said on Wednesday its anti-trust inspectors had raided the premises of two companies active in the grocery retail sector in France on May 20 on concern they broke EU antitrust ...
10:34, 05/22/2019

Tech support: Singapore seeks foreign talent for key sector as economy stumbles Singapore is pursuing more foreign tech talent as it ramps up efforts to grow the sector, its trade minister said on Monday, adding that locals would also benefit from the plans amid concerns about pr...
11:00, 09/02/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX flat as mining sector offsets losses in cannabis shares Canada's main stock index was unchanged on Monday, with losses in stocks of cannabis producers offsetting a rise in shares of precious metal miners as fears of an escalation in U.S.-Iran tensions spur...
17:17, 06/24/2019

China's service sector activity grows at quicker pace in August: official PMI Growth in China's services sector activity picked up for the first time in five months in August, official data showed on Saturday, cushioning some of the economic impact from intensifying U.S. trade ...
08:51, 08/31/2019

UPDATE 1-India eases foreign investment rules for several sector to boost growth India's federal cabinet on Wednesday approved further liberalizing of foreign direct investment (FDI) rules in four sectors, in an effort to get economic growth back on track....
18:17, 08/28/2019

Sensex, Nifty Trim Losses As Buying Emerges In Auto Sector: 10 Points Domestic stock markets trimmed losses in late morning deals on Friday as buying emerged in automobile stocks, amid losses in global peers. At 11:00 am, the S&P BSE Sensex index traded 100.24 points -....
09:34, 08/16/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as easing gold prices pressure materials sector Canada's main stock index fell for the third straight session on Tuesday, with the materials sector leading the declines as gold prices eased to a one-week low....
16:17, 07/09/2019

Stocks in Asia Pacific mixed; China's manufacturing sector grows less than expected The U.S. and China are set to resume trade talks later on Tuesday. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in an interview negotiations between the two economic powerhouses were in "the final laps...
06:17, 04/30/2019

In Vietnam's booming energy sector coal reigns, but renewables play catch-up Vietnam has become a hot spot for energy investors eying a spend of up to $150 billion over the coming decade to meet surging power demand, with coal set to dominate despite signs of a government effo...
12:34, 05/24/2019

Car Sales Slump 36% In July Amid Deepening Auto Sector Crisis: 10 Points Domestic passenger vehicles sales in India stood at 2,00,790 units last month, marking a year-on-year decline of 30.98 per cent, data from industry body SIAM or Society of Indian Automobile......
10:34, 08/13/2019

UK construction sector hit by Brexit uncertainty; growth fears hit markets - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Britain’s building sector suffers its worst month in over a yearLatest: South African GDP shrinksUK construction PMI fell last month Brex...
12:51, 06/04/2019

CBOE Holdings Announces Plans to Launch Options on S&P Select Sector Indices LONDON – 12 September 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) announces plans to expand its suite of product offerings tied to S&P Dow Jones Indices with the planned launch of options o...
15:00, 05/01/2019

S.Korea stocks gain as trade optimism lifts tech sector; won steady Round-up of South Korean financial markets: South Korean shares climbed on Tuesday as overnight gains in U.S. semiconductor shares lifted South Korean chip giants, amid high expectations of policy eas...
07:51, 07/23/2019

Tokyo shares rise as investors await earnings; chip sector rallies Japanese stocks edged higher on Tuesday morning, with the semiconductor sector leading the gains, tracking Wall Street moves, though trading remained thin ahead of the domestic earnings season for the...
07:51, 07/23/2019

New private sector tech collaboration brings STEM training to disadvantaged students The Consumer Technology Association recently announced an innovative partnership to bring STEM education to the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington....
12:51, 05/02/2019

Tens Of Thousands Losing Jobs As Auto Sector Crisis Deepens: Report Within this previously unreported figure, car and motorcycle makers have laid off 15,000 and component manufacturers 1,00,000, with the remaining job losses at dealers, many of which have closed, the....
08:17, 08/07/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro hands indigenous land decisions back to farm sector Right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro issued a new decree on Wednesday putting decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture, four weeks after Congress rebuffed him on ...
05:34, 06/20/2019

What 'Hentai' Actually Means “Hentai is brilliant,” reads the title of a recent Guardian article about a British game show contestant who won a round with the word “hentai.” But what does “hentai” actually mean, and how has that ...
20:34, 07/10/2019

iTunes is over: what this means for you Will my iPod still work? What if I use Windows? Don’t worry – the closure of Apple’s music app will not bulldoze your libraryApple is closing iTunes this autumn, but don’t panic: the change means less...
15:17, 06/04/2019

Being Bipolar Means Always Having to Say, ‘Um … What’s Your Name Again?’ Charlie Sheen, who at one time was definitely a terrible person who also happens to struggle with mental illness and addiction, once said (and I paraphrase) that most people wouldn’t last very long in...
22:17, 05/13/2019

Nobody Knows What Socialism Means The title of this post is not meant to convey that I know what socialism means, so you should defer to me. Instead, it is mean to convey that nobody knows what socialism means. Nor will we all come to...
22:00, 06/12/2019

Canada Says Money Laundering Is Raising Housing Prices Money laundering pushed house prices up roughly 5% in the Canadian province of British Columbia last year, highlighting the influence of a growing tide of dirty money on one of North America’s hottest...
02:17, 05/10/2019

Affordable housing firm Heylo lands Geczy as CEO One of the City's most prominent financiers will on Thursday be named as the new chief executive of Heylo, a fast-growing provider of affordable housing across the UK....
23:17, 09/11/2019

A tale of two cities’ housing crises: Dublin and Berlin The German capital has become a minefield for renters and the problem is becoming increasingly politicized. But in the Irish capital, Dublin, the situation has developed into a full-blown housing cris...
13:00, 07/04/2019

HUD seeks to force undocumented migrants from public housing More than 55,000 children could be displaced by a federal plan to force undocumented immigrants from public housing, including children who are legal U.S. residents or citizens....
19:17, 05/10/2019

Congresswoman teaches housing secretary Ben Carson his own job - video Democratic congresswoman Katie Porter grills the housing and urban development secretary, Ben Carson, on a series of mortgage-related policy questions that he is unable to answer. In an uncomfortable ...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Cuomo’s rent regulation will destroy NYC’s housing market In promising to sign a dumb and destructive bill to immortalize rent regulation — a step that will keep tenants who pay artificially low rents in over 1 million apartments from ever giving them up — G...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Trump Proposal Would Raise Bar for Proving Housing Discrimination The Department of Housing and Urban Development is pushing forward with a new rule to make it much more difficult for people claiming housing discrimination to prove it....
23:51, 08/02/2019

SF housing crunch sending some residents to live on boats San Francisco’s twin crises of housing and homelessness are reaching a tipping point, forcing some residents to move to makeshift boats and barges, forming floating tent cities, due to a lack of affor...
23:51, 05/17/2019

Dewan Housing Finance Misses Debt Payments Two major credit ratings agencies - ICRA, an affiliate of Moody's, and Standard & Poor's local unit Crisil - earlier this month categorised DHFL's commercial paper at default levels for missing bond.....
13:51, 06/26/2019

Pricey homes in these 15 US cities put them at risk of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse.        ...
13:51, 05/31/2019

How fixing the Bay Area housing problem can raise wages across the US Joe Lonsdale, founding partner of 8VC, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the new wave of wealth generated by the IPO book, which is putting pressure on an already tight housing market in Silicon Valley....
14:34, 05/08/2019

Home price gains keep shrinking, but housing is still overpriced Home prices are less heated this spring, but the largest metropolitan markets are still overpriced. About 40% of the nation's top 50 markets, based on the number of homes, were overvalued in Marc...
17:17, 05/07/2019

Estonia's Soviet-era housing finds new eco-friendly future Thousands of apartment blocks across Estonia were built in the 1950s as temporary housing. Now an EU project in Tartu is transforming some into sustainable housing as part of a sustainable cities init...
17:17, 07/22/2019

Google Makes Housing Commitment Valued at $1 Billion Google said it would commit $1 billion to boost housing construction in the San Francisco Bay Area, the latest in a series of commitments by tech companies to address an affordability crisis in the re...
22:34, 06/18/2019

German cities struggle to curb housing shortage For years Germany's real estate market has been plagued by a housing shortage, particularly in big cities. A new study says that is unlikely to change anytime soon. Prices will remain high, but there ...
23:00, 07/22/2019

Can Kanye West solve America's housing crisis? Maybe … The rapper’s excursion into architecture is taking shape in California with Star Wars-inspired dome-like structuresThe first images of a housing community proposed by Kanye West have emerged as the co...
08:17, 08/06/2019

Government To Provide Rs 10,000 Crore To Boost Affordable Housing Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government would also relax external commercial borrowing guidelines for projects in the country's affordable housing scheme....
21:34, 09/14/2019

Chicago Finds a Way to Improve Public Housing: Libraries Other cities have combined books and subsidized housing, but the outgoing mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has embraced the concept with three striking new projects....
00:00, 05/22/2019

US hotels caught in fight over housing detained migrants DETROIT — There’s a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and...
00:17, 07/23/2019

Google wants to be a ‘good neighbor’ by pledging $1B to Bay Area housing San Francisco is home to the tech elite, and is one of the most expensive places to live in the world, thanks to scores of tech firms moving in over the past couple of decades. Now, Google wants to ma...
12:00, 06/19/2019

Here's how flattening interest rates are affecting the housing market George Ratiu, senior economist for realtor.com, and Bess Freedman, and CEO of Brown Harris Stevens, join "Squawk Box" to discuss the latest mortgage app data and the health of the housing market....
17:17, 08/21/2019

Brazilian housing subsidies program receives $266 mln -spokesman Brazil's Regional Development Ministry has received 1 billion reais ($266.30 million) to resume the housing subsidies program Minha Casa Minha Vida, presidential spokesman Otávio do Rêgo Barros said o...
02:51, 07/16/2019

For U.S. housing, trade war set to blunt some of Fed stimulus: Reuters poll The U.S.-China trade war may blunt some of the stimulus on the U.S. housing market from expected further interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve, with only a modest outlook for price rises, a Reuter...
03:51, 08/23/2019

Housing market correcting to more sustainable place, says expert Meghan McGarth of Buckingham Research and Skylar Olsen, Zillow director of economic research, join CNBC's "Power Lunch" team to discuss what is happening in the housing market....
05:00, 06/06/2019

Goodbye to Gomorrah: the end of Italy's most notorious housing estate Famous as the setting for the hit film and TV series Gomorrah, the towers of Le Vele became synonymous with poverty and organised crime – until residents took charge“When I think of my life in Le Vele...
08:17, 05/17/2019

Housing minister Malthouse withdraws from race to become British PM British housing minister Kit Malthouse withdrew from a race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday, saying he was a "realist" who saw that there was an appetite for the contest to be over as...
20:34, 06/04/2019

Hamptons housing market oversaturated, says real estate pro CNBC's "Power Lunch" team breaks down why the Hamptons real estate market is seeing a decline with Cody Vichinsky, co-founder of Bespoke Real Estate....
00:00, 07/26/2019

Environment of greater concern than housing or terrorism – UK poll Concerns over climate crisis growing among British public, poll findings revealProtecting the environment has overtaken affordable housing and the threat of terrorism in the British public’s policy pr...
00:34, 07/22/2019

WRAPUP 2-U.S. housing, manufacturing sectors mired in weakness Sales of new U.S. single-family homes rebounded sharply in June, but sales for the prior three months were revised down, indicating that the housing market continued to tread water despite lower mortg...
20:00, 07/24/2019

US housing starts regained momentum, rising 5.7% in April Housing starts rose 5.7% in April, picking up momentum after slowing growth over the past few months. Building permits also rose, another good sign.        ...
19:34, 05/16/2019

A new bill could ban facial recognition in federally-funded housing Now that facial recognition is more common, so are the laws aiming to limit its scope. San Francisco, Oakland, Calif. and Somerville, Mass. have all passed laws prohibiting city use of facial recognit...
08:34, 07/24/2019

NY Dems said new housing rule would hurt immigrant families NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic members of Congress from New York are calling on federal housing officials to withdraw plans for a new rule that could kick tens of thousands of immigrants out of subsidized...
01:00, 05/11/2019

US construction spending was flat in April as housing fell WASHINGTON (AP) — Spending on U.S. construction projects was unchanged in April as another decline in home construction was offset by a big gain in government spending on projects like highways and ho...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Fall housing shifts quickly to a buyer's market Mortgage rates are around the lowest in three years, but buyers are suddenly much more cautious about purchasing a home. Competition is cooling, and consequently sellers can no longer command any pric...
19:00, 09/09/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. court rejects environmental assessment for Enbridge pipeline in blow to Canadian oil sector A Minnesota court ruled on Monday that Enbridge Inc's environmental impact statement for the replacement of its Line 3 oil pipeline is inadequate, raising the possibility of further delays....
23:51, 06/03/2019

Japan shares jump as Fed signals month-end rate cut, chip sector lead gains Japanese stocks rebounded solidly on Friday from the previous day's tumble, as riskier assets got a lift after a senior Federal Reserve official bolstered expectation of a U.S. rate cut later this mon...
09:51, 07/19/2019

Cboe Global Markets Begins Rollout of Options on 11 Select Sector Indices Published by S&P CHICAGO – February 7, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE ) today began the rollout of options on 11 Select Sector Indices that comprise a sub-index of the S&P 500®  Index, a key U.S. equitie...
14:34, 05/01/2019

Over 1,000 illegal immigrants apprehended in El Paso sector, largest group ever at single time, sources say More than 1,000 illegal immigrants were apprehended by U.S. Customs and Border Protection near the U.S.-Mexico border early Wednesday, the largest ever group of migrants ever apprehended at a single t...
20:51, 05/30/2019

Floccinaucinihilipilification? RBI Governor Knows What It Means Central bank watchers were left scrambling this week for their dictionaries and Google searches to decipher parts of a speech by Governor Shaktikanta Das and minutes of the recent monetary policy......
12:51, 08/22/2019

What a 'No-Deal' Brexit Actually Means On Wednesday, the Queen agreed to the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s request to suspend the current Parliament session, just ahead of the Brexit deadline. According to Johnson, it has nothing to do...
03:17, 08/30/2019

What 'Six Weeks Pregnant' Really Means In the wake of a Georgia law banning abortions after five to six weeks of pregnancy, a few people—I’m not naming names—have shown that they have no idea how weeks are counted in pregnancy. Folks, on t...
00:00, 05/09/2019

IRS means business when it comes to bitcoin In my last column, I reported that the IRS is going after people who trade bitcoin and other virtual currencies — and didn’t bother to pay tax on their gains. In fact, I’m told the IRS sent out 10,000...
21:51, 08/08/2019

GGG means business, both in and out of the ring Former middleweight world titleholder Gennady Golovkin sees his fight on Saturday against Steve Rolls as the beginning of the final stage of his boxing career -- and beyond....
17:34, 06/07/2019

What Andrew Luck Means Given the circumstances, it’s remarkable Andrew Luck wasn’t playing for the Detroit Lions. The Colts franchise QB is retiring less than two weeks before the NFL season is slated to begin. There’s alre...
05:17, 08/26/2019

Here's what that Fed rate cut means for your finances Everything from credit cards to car loans are generally based on a benchmark rate, which in turn is influenced by the Fed's target interest rate....
03:17, 08/01/2019

'Medicare for all' means choice for none “Medicare for all” is another name for socialized health insurance. The Congressional Budget Office published a paper on the general idea this week, reigniting debates over the costs....
00:34, 05/03/2019

Tanker ban bill: What it means, who is for and against it, and what’s next The so-called tanker ban bill, officially called Bill C-48 or the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act, is one step closer to becoming law after the Senate rejected a recommendation to dismiss the bill....
20:34, 06/07/2019

The Capital One Breach: What It Means for You A hacker accessed personal information of over 100 million Capital One credit-card customers and applicants. Here’s what you need to know to protect your information....
00:17, 07/31/2019

Goldman plots float for £3.5bn student housing group IQSA Goldman Sachs and Britain's biggest medical research charity are drawing up plans to float one of the country's largest providers of student housing in deal likely to value it at well over £3.5bn...
21:34, 09/08/2019

What’s Driving the Housing Downturn? Interest Rates or Investor Psychology Housing data in 2018 looked ... unhealthy. The "villain" seems obvious -- namely, central bank rate hikes. But now see the charts and evidence that show a different (and far more credible) explanation...
17:51, 05/01/2019

Google Pledges $1 Billion For Housing Crisis Near California Headquarters Google on Tuesday pledged to commit more than $1 billion to help address the severe housing crisis in the region that includes its headquarters and Silicon Valley....
04:51, 06/19/2019

Oregon GOP walkout threatens paid leave, money for housing SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Republican walkout in Oregon over sweeping climate change legislation has prevented votes on the nation’s most generous paid family leave program, money for affordable housi...
23:17, 06/27/2019

Rs 10,000-Crore Push For Affordable Housing Projects: Nirmala Sitharaman Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced a special window of Rs 10,000 crore to boost affordable and middle-income housing. The move was announced as part of a third instalment of......
21:34, 09/14/2019

Government Steps For Housing, Exports To Support Economy: FICCI The industry body welcomed the government's move a day after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced steps to help the nearly stalled real estate sector and increase India's exports....
10:18, 09/16/2019

Google pledges $1B to tackle housing crunch it helped create SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is making a $1 billion commitment to address the soaring price of housing in the San Francisco Bay Area, a problem that the internet company and its Silicon Valley peers he...
12:34, 06/19/2019

Los Angeles crisis illustrates the daunting task of housing the homeless In Los Angeles' Skid Row, tents line entire city blocks. These makeshift shelters for the city's homeless are now an almost permanent fixture of the city's landscape, with barbecue grills and clusters...
12:51, 06/18/2019

Zillow's Skylar Olsen: Housing will become a 'larger share of your income' CNBC's Diana Olick and Skylar Olsen, Zillow's director of economic research, join "The Exchange" to discuss May's sinking home sales and future home shortages....
22:17, 06/25/2019

Mnuchin hopes for congressional support for U.S. housing reforms within six months U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday the Trump administration would take administrative measures to overhaul mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac if it failed to secure congress...
21:34, 09/09/2019

High NYC housing costs contribute to poorer quality of life Millions of New Yorkers pay dearly to keep a roof over their heads, which hurts them in many ways. That’s the warning of state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli in a new report released this month. The repo...
11:00, 06/23/2019

You Can Donate Your Airbnb Profits to Help Displaced People Find Housing Airbnb hosts who want to give back can now donate a portion—or all—of their profits to help people affected by disasters, conflict or critical illness....
01:00, 05/03/2019

HUD proposal aims to remove undocumented immigrants from public housing TUCSON- A proposal by the Trump administration could see thousands of families removed from federal housing programs, including hundreds in Arizona. The plan would bar families from public housing if ...
04:51, 06/20/2019

Trump administration unveils plan to revamp the housing market The plan would end federal control of housing giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which back half of the United States' mortgages. Housing experts have warned that allowing them too much freedom again ...
17:35, 09/06/2019

Google to invest $1bn to fight tech-fueled housing crisis Funds to support development of 20,000 new homes as San Francisco Bay Area grapples with homelessnessGoogle will invest $1bn in housing throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, a region plagued by a hou...
02:34, 06/19/2019

Indiabulls Housing Shares Rise As Petitioner Withdraws Case The company said on Wednesday the petitioner had admitted in court that the petition was defective in nature and that he would approach the court after rectifying it....
13:17, 06/13/2019

Despite strong US housing market, these American cities have the most vacant homes The 2019 U.S. housing market is at one of its strongest points in decades. However, some cities have vacant homes and condos far above the average.        ...
16:34, 05/27/2019

U.S. housing market mired in weakness; consumer sentiment ebbs U.S. homebuilding fell for a third straight month in July amid a steep decline in the construction of multi-family housing units, but a jump in permits to a seven-month high offered hope for the strug...
20:34, 08/16/2019

Some San Franciscans now living on the bay as housing crunch sends them to boats, barges San Francisco’s twin crises of housing and homelessness are reaching a tipping point, forcing some residents to move to makeshift boats and barges, forming floating tent cities, due to a lack of affor...
14:00, 05/17/2019

Dewan Housing Finance Discloses Auditors' Concerns Around Its Earnings DHFL has been hard hit by a liquidity crunch that has crippled several of the country's non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) following last year's collapse of infrastructure lender IL&FS....
05:34, 07/23/2019

Wells Fargo to donate $1 billion toward affordable housing by 2025 Wells Fargo & Co said on Wednesday it will narrow the focus of its philanthropy toward three causes including affordable housing and will donate $1 billion to housing over the next few years....
10:34, 06/05/2019

Los Angeles homelessness rises sharply as housing crisis deepens Los Angeles County's homeless population has swelled by 12% during the past year as a shortage of affordable housing deepens in and around America's second-largest city, pushing more people into pover...
09:17, 06/05/2019

Cop-hating mob at Brooklyn housing project injures three NYPD officers Roving, cop-hating mobs erupted in violence, taunts and gunfire in Brooklyn overnight into Sunday, leaving three officers with minor injuries. At least some of the injuries were caused by “air m...
14:51, 08/18/2019