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  • RPT-Swedish policy impasse raises fears of runaway h...

    7 min ago | via Reuters 

    With the latest effort by Sweden to cool its housing market postponed by a court, concerns are escalating that political stagnation, a faulty institutional set-up and high household debt risks sending the triple A economy into a tailspin. A move to force homeowners to pay down the principal of their mortgages -- what many economists say is the very least needed to avoid a housing bubble -- was postponed after a court in April said the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority lacked a legal mandate.

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    Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage, Housing

  • Genworth Financial faces lawsuit for Australian arm

    1 hr ago | via The Age 

    US pension fund New Bedford Contributory Retirement System has joined a class action against Genworth Financial, alleging the US giant misled shareholders over the outlook of its Australian insurance arm's initial public offering. The much-publicised partial float of Genworth's Australian lenders mortgage insurance division was put on hold three years ago due to losses from higher claims and delinquencies, before it was finally executed last May. Some institutional investors, including US pension fund Hialeah Employees' Retirement System, started a class action against Genworth last year - alleging the company misled shareholders over the outlook of its Australian unit, before shocking the market when it put the float on ice in 2012.

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    Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Retirement, Home, Mortgage, Mortgage

  • Extra $18b capital at Westpac, CBA, NAB, ANZ may cur...

    1 hr ago | via The Age 

    The big banks will have to raise $18 billion of new capital if the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority implements a key recommendation of the financial system inquiry, ratings agency Standard & Poor's says, a move that could curb the rate of growth in home lending and reduce pressure on house prices.

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    Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage

  • Dumbing my self down for (sex) work

    Friday Apr 24 | via Xtra! 

    Accentuate your strengths and hide your flaws - it's a time-honoured adage echoed by fashion magazines, professional development seminars and real estate agents. For every situation in life, there are attributes that work for us and ones that work against.

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  • People

    9 min ago | via Times Herald-Record 

    A purveyor of fine gifts and collectibles, Fitzula's carries more than 15,000 items in stock that can be purchased at its store at 140 Windermere Ave. or online at fitzulas.com.

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    Related Topix: West Milford, NJ, Milford, NJ, Foreclosures

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