WASHINGTON — Average U.S. rates for fixed mortgages rose this week to their highest levels in two years, driven by heightened speculation that the Federal Reserve will slow its bond purchases later this year. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday ...Read More »
NEW YORK — The government has filed a last-second appeal that will delay the sale of the morning-after contraceptive pill to girls of any age without a prescription. The appeal was filed shortly before a noon Monday deadline. Brooklyn federal ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — A measure of U.S. home prices jumped 5 percent in September compared with a year ago, the largest year-over-year increase since July 2006. The gain reported by CoreLogic offered more evidence of a sustainable housing recovery. The real ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages fell to fresh record lows for the second straight week. The declines have led more homeowners to refinance, a trend that could help jumpstart the economy. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday ...Read More »
The Department of Business and Economic Development will foot the bill for at least a dozen state employees on the governor’s upcoming trade mission to India. DBED covered expenses for five when Gov. Martin O’Malley made a trade mission to ...
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State Sen. Rob Garagiola hasn’t made it official, but the Montgomery County Democrat looks like he’s closer and closer to running for Congress. The Senate Majority leader, along with a sizable chunk of Montgomery County’s Democratic voters, was drawn into ...
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WASHINGTON — Treasury prices are dropping as emerging plans to aid Europe’s banks diminished the appeal of U.S. government debt. The European Commission’s president said Wednesday banks should stop paying dividends and bonuses until they have increased their capital cushions. ...Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether a private lawyer can claim qualified immunity when sued under §1983 for his actions in representing a public employer in an internal affairs investigation. The Court will review a 9th U.S. Circuit Court ...Read More »