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Market Update INFO THAT HITS US WHERE WE LIVE Last Tuesday the National Association of Realtors reported pending home sales were UP 5.3% in March over February, and UP 21.1% over March of last year. This gain in contracts on existing homes, following February's 8.3% rise, indicates a nice boost...
Work smarter, not harder! Here's how. Who isn't strapped for time? These days everyone's dealing with a ton of issues every day. Here are some tips from the experts on how to get the maximum done in the minimum time. 1. Stop multi-tasking. It's easy to get drawn into this modern work habit, with ...
Review of Last Week IT'S ALL GREEK TO WALL STREET... The stock market ended down after a volatile week whose off-putting news ranged from Greece to Washington to the Gulf of Mexico. Greek bonds were downgraded to junk, while Portugal and Spain got downgrades too. Goldman Sachs execs were grilled ...
USDA Extension Update The House of Representatives passed a bill extending the USDA housing program. The bill raises the guarantee fee to 3.5% (from 2%). Last week, Barney Frank, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee (and Chris Cordry's uncle) , mentioned that conversations were ...