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Mortgage Rates Continue Slide for Fifth Straight Week

Filed under: Mortgages, Refinancing, Real Estate, Housing Market, Home Buying Keith Srakocic/AP WASHINGTON — Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates continued to slide this week, raising prospects of a wave of consumers refinancing their loans. The 30-year mortgage fell further below 4 percent. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday that the nationwide average for a 30-year loan declined to 3.92 percent ...

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Jobless Claims Continue to Fall; Wholesale Stockpiles Surge

Filed under: Economic Indicators, GDP, Unemployment, Manufacturing, Investing Spencer Platt/Getty Images By Jason Lange WASHINGTON — The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to nearly its lowest level since before the 2007-09 recession, a sign of growing steam in the U.S. labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 1,000 to a seasonally ...

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Mortgage Rates Continue Downward Slide

Filed under: Mortgages, Refinancing, Housing Market, Home Buying, Interest Rates Jae C. Hong/AP By JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON — Average U.S. mortgage rates fell for the third straight week, making it more affordable to borrow to buy a home. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday that the nationwide average for a 30-year loan fell to 4.12 percent from 4.19 percent last ...

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NFL power rankings 2014, Week 6: Cowboys continue climb with 4-1 start

While Denver and Seattle remain at the top, the surging Cowboys are nearing their neighborhood. While some teams such as the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks remain at the top of the power rankings, preseason afterthoughts like the Dallas Cowboys have come to the forefront. Tony Romo appears recovered from a back injury that knocked him out near the end ...

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Money Minute: Penney Sales Continue Rise; BJ’s Eyes Hess Gas Stations

Filed under: Earnings, Retail, Market News, Advertising & Marketing, Mergers & Acquisitions, Stocks Is that story real news, or an ad? That and more money stories you need to know Wednesday. When you surf news or social media sites on the Web, are you ever confused by advertisements designed to look like news stories? Well, the Federal Trade Commission thinks ...

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