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Friday Apr 24 | via National Mortgage News
As low interest rates continue to pressure margins and net interest income, a spike in mortgage banking volume - fueled by refinancing activity - has provided a welcome boost for banks that sell their originations. Several bankers, pleased that refi activity padded first-quarter results, were quick to caution that they aren't counting on refinancing levels remaining elevated going forward. Comment?
Thursday Apr 23 | via Investor's Business Daily
Shares caved 7.7% to 20.03 in the stock market today , a fall likely compounded by the 11.4 % drop in U.S. new-home sales for March reported by the government Thursday. PulteGroup's gross margin on home sales fell to 22.7% from 23.8% a year earlier, partly reflecting last year's purchase of real estate lots from homebuilder Dominion Homes catered to entry-level customers. Comment?
Thursday Apr 23 | via Lucianne.com
"Will you take away my health insurance?" That question does not get asked often at Republican presidential forums. Yet it will be the most decisive question in the 2016 presidential election. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 22 | via Mortgage News Daily
Bottom Right Default State Name: State Name underscore: State Name dash: State Name lower underscore: State Name lower dash: State Name lower: State Abbreviation: State Abbreviation Lower: It is a continuously updated stream of news from around the web Visit throughout the day for the latest breaking news. SHANGHAI - China's factory activity contracted at its fastest pace in a year in April, a private survey showed, suggesting that economic conditions are still deteriorating despite increasingly aggressive policy easing by the central bank. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 22 | via Examiner.com
Texas is home for bigger and better homes and big mansions because we have large acres to build them. As per Commerce Department, the median size of a completed new home last year bloomed to a new record - 2,415 square feet. Comment?
10 min ago | via SouthCoastToday.com
"Everyday Americans need a champion, and I want to be that champion." So said Hillary Rodham Clinton in announcing her 2016 presidential campaign. Comment?
41 min ago | via The Cyprus Weekly
Cyprus is set to go under the Troika microscope once again this week, nine months after the island's adjustment program was put on hold. Parliament only recently approved the controversial legislation on foreclosures and the insolvency framework - a demand by the EU, ECB and IMF before further aid was released. Comment?
48 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Investors now have to decide if the P/E, P/S, and P/B discounts to peers make it worth holding a bank that should be stuck operationally for at least three quarters. First Niagara Financial Group Inc. did not have a great Q1, and didn't guide to great financial results on a full-year basis, specifically net interest margin. Comment?
1 hr ago | via ArkansasBusiness.com
The sale of a 32,518-SF special needs health and education facility in west Little Rock checked in at $8.19 million. Comment?
1 hr ago | via RTE.ie
Ulster Bank is to write to 2,000 people in arrears telling them if they sell their homes they will not be pursued for the outstanding debt if they are on low incomes. The commitment is made in a document which will be sent to people who have not communicated with the bank regarding their outstanding mortgage payments. Comment?
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