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Bernanke: U.S. economy still needs Fed’s stimulus

WASHINGTON — Chairman Ben Bernanke said Wednesday that the U.S. economy still needs help from the Federal Reserve’s low interest rate policies. Bernanke told the National Bureau of Economic Research that because unemployment remains high and inflation is below the ...

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Rate on 30-year mortgage below 4 pct. for second time

WASHINGTON — The average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage fell below 4 percent for just the second time in history. Freddie Mac said Thursday the rate on the 30-year fixed loan fell to 3.99 percent, down from 4 percent ...

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Average rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 4 pct.

WASHINGTON — The average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage fell to 4 percent this week, nearly matching the all-time low hit just one month ago. Freddie Mac said Thursday the rate on the 30-year loan dropped from 4.10 percent ...

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Rate on 30-year fixed mortgage slips to 4.11%

WASHINGTON — The average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage was nearly unchanged this week after rising sharply last week. Freddie Mac said Thursday that the rate on the 30-year loan edged down to 4.11 percent from 4.12 percent last ...

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