Chest Springs Real Estate News
Monday | via TaxVox
Will cuts to a state's top income tax rate boost growth? Not necessarily. In a new TPC paper , Bill Gale, Aaron Krupkin, and Kim Rueben find little evidence linking state-level economic growth and taxes, especially income tax policy. Comment?
Saturday Apr 25 | via WICU12 Erie
Sales have jumped more than 30 percent compared to this time last year, according to Howard Hanna realtors of Erie. Nearly 800 new homes were sold in the Erie area among five major brokers during the first quarter of 2015. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 29 | via GantDaily.com
Think what you want about Wall Street bankers - they're greedy, overpaid, egotistical - but negotiation is their area of expertise. They have perfected the art of cutting a deal to their advantage, whether it's to buy a company, trade a stock or snag a bigger bonus. Comment?
Friday Apr 24 | 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?
1 hr ago | via Investopedia
For a debt instrument to be secured simply means that in the event of loan default the purchaser's assets are used to repay the lender's investment. Common types of secured debt are mortgages and auto loans. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Investopedia
The financial crisis of 2008 was the result of a wide range of contributing factors. One significant factor leading up to the financial crisis was the existence of moral hazards in the economy. Comment?
11 min ago | via Newkerala.com
Following pressure from opposition parties, the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance government is set to send the real estate bill to a select committee of the Rajya Sabha. The formation of the committee, comprising 20 members from all parties, was listed in the business for the day on Wednesday. Comment?
19 min ago | via Bloomberg
Tom Hayes, a scruffy, blond 35-year-old former trader who worked at banks including UBS Group AG and Citigroup Inc., has pleaded not guilty to eight counts of conspiracy to manipulate Libor over a four-year period from 2006 through September 2010. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg When Thomas Hayes walks into a London courtroom next week, he will be the first person to face trial for allegedly rigging the benchmark interest rates used to value $350 trillion of loans and securities. Comment?
26 min ago | via MarketWatch
Legal & General Group PLC Wednesday reported a 19% rise in annuity sales for the first quarter, and said it's on track to deliver 80 million pounds of operating cost savings across the group this year. For the quarter ended March 31, the insurance and pension firm sold GBP45.6 billion of annuities, a form of retirement income. Comment?
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