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Thursday Feb 4 | via Vancouver Business Journal
Wells Fargo announced on Wednesday that it has reduced its Home Mortgage staff in Vancouver by 59. The company said the cuts are the result of continuing market changes, including improvements in delinquency and foreclosure rates and only modest improvements in the demand for mortgage financing. Comment?
Friday Feb 5 | via The Columbian
Construction workers build homes in spring 2015 to accommodate an expanding population at a development off Lakeshore Avenue in Vancouver. Homebuilding is soaring to catch up with the post-recession market rebound in the Portland-Vancouver metro area, while the median home sale price in the region is now at a record high. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 3 | via The Columbian
Wells Fargo gave layoff notices to 59 of its Vancouver employees on Wednesday, cutting more than 10 percent of the bank's employees in Clark County. The layoffs come as the bank slims its mortgage servicing and origination departments, the company said. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 3 | via AmericanBankingNews.com
Needham & Company LLC currently has $8.00 target price on the stock. was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. Comment?
Friday Jan 29 | via Globe and Mail
Designed by Thomas Hooper in 1912, 59 Cook St. operated as a brothel until the 1920s. It's now for sale for $1.79-million. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 19 | via Daily Mail
The Tory embrace of China, symbolised by the state visit of President Xi Jinping in October, pictured with David Cameron, has focused on trying to persuade the People's Republic to finance some of the UK's ambitious infrastructure projects There will be a collective sigh of relief from borrowers at Mark Carney's reversal on an early rise in British interest rates. Instead of following the lead of the American central bank, the Federal Reserve, which raised its key interest rate in December, the Canadian Governor of the Bank of England has signalled that there will be no change for the time being. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 12 | via KOLD-TV Tucson
By ALAN FRAM Associated Press WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama delivers his final State of the Union address on Tuesday night to a nation whose economy is far sturdier than it was when he took office in 2009. Yet as 2016 begins, the stout job market is accompanied by tepid economic growth and stubbornly flat wages. Comment?
Monday Jan 11 | via CBS 3 Springfield
Obama will deliver his fina... . FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2015, file photo, President Barack Obama gives his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. Comment?
Jan 6, 2016 | via Portland Tribune
People continue moving to Oregon at a record pace, with many if not most moving to the Portland area, helping to drive up housing costs. For the third consecutive year, Oregon holds on to the No. Comment?
Dec 17, 2015 | via Northern Michigan News
A former University of Connecticut student has found a niche market in the ride-booking business, catering to drunk college students who want to get to and from parties and bars on weekends.... WASHINGTON - Hillary Clinton announced Tuesday a $2 billion annual effort to cure Alzheimer's disease by 2025 as part of her broader healthcare strategy in the 2016 presidential election. The... SAN FRANCISCO - Some things in San Francisco never change. 2 comments
43 min ago | via Reuters
A weak rouble is pressuring Russian households with foreign currency mortgages. As Mia Reakes reports, one family fears their home will be repossessed, leaving the 29 children in their care, out on the street. Comment?
17 min ago | via Patch.com
Mohsin Raza, 51, along with his wife, Humaira Iqbal, 39, and her two brothers, Farukh Iqbal, 41, and Mohammad Ali Haider, 33, all of Chantilly, were convicted last week by a federal jury on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud affecting a financial institution and various counts of wire fraud affecting a financial institution. Here's more about the case, from a news release: The defendants were indicted on April 23, 2015. Comment?
23 min ago | via West Australian
The Australian market looks set to open lower after Wall Street sank sharply amid worries about interest rates and persistent fears of a global slowdown. In local economic news on Tuesday, the ANZ-Roy Morgan weekly consumer confidence survey, the National Australia Bank's monthly business survey for January and the Housing Industry Association's new home sales figures for December are all due out. Comment?
24 min ago | via Patch.com
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26 min ago | via Curbed
Chicago-based Sedgwick Properties Development is wagering that Old Town will become a land of new opportunity after purchasing the lot at 301-313 W. North Avenue for $8.8 million -- considerably more than it was worth in its former capacity as a parking lot . Based on the sale price it is assumed that Sedgwick plans to redevelop the site or at the very least sit back and land-bank to take advantage of rising prices in the area. Comment?
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