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  • U.S. pending home sales post surprise drop in October

    1 min ago | via Reuters 

    Contracts to buy previously-owned U.S. homes unexpectedly fell in October, dropping to their lowest level in four months and casting a shadow over the housing market's recovery. The National Association of Realtors said on Wednesday its Pending Home Sales Index, based on contracts signed last month, dropped 1.1 percent to 104.1. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast pending home sales rising 0.5 percent last month.

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  • FOREX-Dollar losses grow after U.S. home sales data

    3 min ago | via Reuters 

    The dollar's decline against most major currencies accelerated early Wednesday after disappointing U.S. home sales data fed worries the U.S. economy was losing momentum in the final quarter of 2014. The U.S. Commerce Department said sales of new single-family homes gained 0.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 458,000 units, short of the 472,000-unit pace projected by analysts polled by Reuters.

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  • US pending home sales slip in October

    3 min ago | via KMIR 6 

    The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes fell slightly in October as tight credit and lagging wages remained financial hurdles for would-be homebuyers. The National Association of Realtors says its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index fell 1.1 percent the past month to 104.1. The index remains below its 2013 average but is 2.2 percent higher than last October.

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  • Economic Report: New-home sales in October edge up t...

    11 min ago | via MarketWatch 

    Sales of new single-family homes ticked up in October to the fastest pace in five months, as the market continued to slowly grow, according to government data released Wednesday. The U.S. Commerce Department reported that new-home sales rose 0.7% in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 458,000.

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  • Foreign-currency loans in central Europe: Forint exc...

    Thursday Nov 13 | via The Economist 

    AT THE time it seemed to make sense. Interest rates were much lower in Switzerland than in central Europe before the financial crisis, so millions of Hungarians, Poles, Romanians and Croats borrowed in Swiss francs to buy houses at home.

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