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admin October 20, 2018

Major digital currency prices are trading at or near Thursday’s closing levels, continuing a trend that’s held most coins inside tight ranges over the last four sessions. Bitcoin, the world’s largest digital currency, was last changing hands at $6,436.28, down 0.2% since Thursday’s level at 5 p.m. Eastern Time on the Kraken exchange. After rising […]

admin October 19, 2018

Raise your hand if you know someone who has moved to Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth or Houston recently. A lot of hands went up, because those are the three fastest-growing metropolitan areas — and they have relatively affordable home prices, too. Each quarter, NerdWallet calculates home affordability for 172 metro areas. NerdWallet narrowed its focus this […]

admin October 19, 2018

The 1% has never had it so good. The average wage for the 1% of income earners hit $719,000 per year in 2017, up 3.7% on the year, exceeding their peak of $716,000 per year just before the Great Recession, according to a report released Thursday by the Economic Policy Institute, a progressive, nonprofit think […]

admin October 19, 2018

iStockphoto Middle class suburban houses with gables and siding: is this representation of the American Dream becoming more attainable or puling further away? Rates for home loans fell in tandem with the bond market, a welcome respite for the housing market after a recent run-up in home financing costs. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged […]