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Friday | via Mortgage News Daily
Filling key positions in our industry is not an easy task sometimes, but as one banking vet I know likes to say, "give me someone with a little bit of smarts, and a little bit of drive, and I'll hand them back a career." Of course, she doesn't live in New York, and maybe hasn't read Business Insider's Companies Can't Find Employees Who Can Hold a Conversation or Show up on Time. Comment?
Thursday Apr 23 | via Mortgage News Daily
Home prices nationally are now within 3 percent of the peak they reached in March 2007. The Federal Housing Finance Agency released its purchase only Home Price Index for February showing that home prices increased 0.7 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis compared to January and were 5.4 percent higher than in February 2014. Comment?
Monday Apr 20 | via China Daily
Michael Spence, a Nobel laureate and the William R. Berkley Professor in Economics and Business at New York University, told a conference in New York on April 17 that he expects China's GDP growth to average 6 to 7 percent annually. China's real estate market is so big that it can affect the global economy, and the country's regional and local government bond market play a major role in the national economy, said participants at a conference on China's property market. Comment?
Monday Apr 13 | via The News Item
A backlash over a controversial Indiana law is spurring new resolve among supporters of legislation to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity in this state. Bills to include members of the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender community under Pennsylvania's anti-discrimination law have been in the legislative hopper for nearly a decade but seen little movement. Comment?
Thursday Apr 9 | via Mortgage News Daily
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the national mover rate has remained stable since 2008. In 1948, about 1 in 5 people moved over a one-year period, that number is now 1 in 9. Between 2013 and 2014, suburbs experienced a gain of 2.2 million movers, whereas cities experienced a loss of 1.7 million people - despite all the chatter about the urban revolution. Comment?
24 min ago | via MLive.com
For several years, Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert says the federal government has threatened lawsuits if the mortgage company didn't admit to faulty lending practice and fork over a hefty fine. On April 17, his company filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice claiming it is focusing on minor mistakes in a miniscule sampling of loans it's reviewed, 55 of 246,000 closed by the company. Comment?
45 min ago | via The Washington Post
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Deutsche Bank AG co-chief executive officers Juergen Fitschen and Anshu Jain prepare to outline a strategic overhaul of the firm. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Noise Between Stations
"Policy-Based Financial Planning: Decision Rules for a Changing World" by Dave Yeske, managing director, and Elisa Buie, CEO of Yeske Buie. Based on their 2011 paper, Yeske and Buie provided a six-step process for creating effective financial planning policies for each client: Engage in the discovery process in which the financial planner learns about the client's personal history, values, beliefs, goals and resources. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Washington Post
Deutsche Bank AG, days after paying a record fine for rigging interest rates, posted first-quarter profit that beat analyst estimates, helped by increases in debt and equity trading that pushed revenue to a near record. While net income fell to 544 million euros from 1.1 billion euros in the year-earlier period, it surpassed the 256 million-euro average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Bloomberg. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Raw Story
These days it's not unusual for someone on the way to work to receive a text message from her employer saying she's not needed right then. Although she's already found someone to pick up her kid from school and arranged for childcare, the work is no longer available and she won't be paid for it. Comment?
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