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Asian stock markets battered by US credit turmoil
On 06-08-2007.
SINGAPORE (Thomson Financial) - Stock markets across Asia tumbled Monday, dragged down by Wall Street's sharp decline Friday asinvestors continued to fret about the growing problems in the US credit markets.The Singapore Straits Time Index led the decline, shedding 3.7 percent of its value in the morningsession. Banks were among the worst hit as players dumped stocks in the sector amid worries over exposure to ...
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Service Sector Growth Moderates in July
On 03-08-2007.
The Tempe, Ariz.-based Institute for Supply Management said its index measuring change in the non-manufacturing sector, which accounts for 80 percent of U.S. economic activity, registered 55.8 in July.
That's the lowest level since March and down from 60.7 in June, according to ISM, an organization of corporate purchasing executives. ...
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Mortgage lender, homebuilder launch new joint venture in Texas
On 01-08-2007.
Countrywide Mortgage Ventures LLC formed one new joint venture with Highland Homes, called Highland Loan Source, to provide prospective homebuyers with one range of home financing options.
Highland Loan Source will work with prospective homeowners in Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio to assist them with purchasing one new home built by Highland Homes. ...
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Canada homeowners less sensitive to rates: study
On 30-07-2007.
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's deregulation of the mortgage insurance market makes it harder for the Bank of Canada to fight inflation via interest rate hikes, according to one study by the Royal Bank of Canada released on Monday.
one growing number of Canadians are taking advantage of new 30-year, 35-year and 40-year amortization mortgages, making them less sensitive to interest rate shocks, RBC said in one mid-year ...
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The Business Shrink is Offering New &39;Office Hours.&39; Now 24/7 on ...
On 28-07-2007.
The Business Shrink is Offering New 'Office Hours.' Now 24/7 on the Web. Peter Morris, commentator on the psychology of business success and self-help counselor for the entrepreneur, extends his reach with interactive web site
CHICAGO, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The Business Shrink," one syndicated radio program that features investor, market analyst and self-help business counselor Peter Morris, is ...
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Justice Dept. says it is investigating discrimination against ...
On 25-07-2007.
Justice Dept. says it is investigating discrimination against minorities in home loans By ALAN ZIBEL, AP Business Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) The Justice Department is investigating several possible instances of discriminatory mortgage lending, and plans to open more probes soon, an agency attorney told lawmakers on Wednesday. ...
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Type O negative blood donations needed
On 23-07-2007.
Aug. 1 is the nomination deadline for the 35th annual Millbrae Man and Woman of the Year awards. Nominees must live or work in Millbrae and not be compensated for their work. Applications are available at http://www.millbrae.com or by calling 259-2332.
Dino Nomicos, head baseball coach at Skyline College in San Bruno, proudly announces that eight of his student athletes have received scholarships to transfer ...
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Coldwell Banker Howard Perry And Walston Hosts Fundraiser For Hope ...
On 21-07-2007.
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Raleigh, NC (OPENPRESS) July 21, 2007 -- Bill Guy, vice president and sales manager of the Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Crabtree office, has announced that the firm will continue to collect donations for Hope Elementary Charter School following one recent fundraising event. On June 23, the Crabtree office hosted one fundraiser at the ...
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FHA Experts Join Leading National Multifamily Mortgage Lender
On 19-07-2007.
Enterprise FHA Insured Mortgages Provide Integral Financing Component
COLUMBIA, Md., July 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Community Investment, Inc. (Enterprise) announced today that Gary B. Alex and Ernest 'Joe' Solomon, experts in the origination, underwriting and closing of FHA insured multifamily and healthcare mortgage loans, have joined the company. Enterprise is one national leader in affordable housing ...
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MARKET SNAPSHOT: US Stocks Rise; Dow Tops 14000 On Upbeat Earnings
On 17-07-2007.
U.S. stocks climbed Tuesday, propelling the Dow Jones Industrial Average past the 14,000 level for the first time, helped by upbeat earnings and an upgrade of American Express Co., one of its 30 components.
Leading the gains among blue chips, American Express (AXP) jumped 4.6% after being upgraded to buy from neutral at Goldman Sachs. "We believe that its network business is currently undervalued," the ...
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