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admin May 17, 2019

AFP/Getty Images Consumer sentiment rose to a 15-year high in May. U.S. stocks bounced back from deep losses Friday but still closed lower as trade-related jitters overshadowed strong economic data. Chinese state media indicated little appetite in Beijing to resume negotiations following Trump administration’s move to raise tariffs on Chinese imports, suggesting that the […]

admin May 16, 2019

Missing more than one paycheck is a one-way ticket to financial hardship for nearly half of the country’s workforce. A new study from NORC at the University of Chicago, an independent social research institution, found that 51% of working adults in the United States would need to access savings to cover necessities if they missed […]

admin May 16, 2019

Istockphoto Builders say they’re looking forward to an “elongated” selling season. Rates for home loans slid to two-month lows, in line with the broader bond market, even as all eyes are trained on the housing market for signs of how the crucial spring selling season will shape up. The 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.07% […]