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Why your credit score matters so much

A credit score determines the interest rate a consumer is going to pay for credit cards, car loans and mortgages or whether they will get a loan at all. Read Article

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 08:18:02 PST

Existing home sales jump 3.6% vs. 1.5% expected

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on new home sales data that largely beat expectations. Read Article

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 09:54:34 PST

Supply of homes for sale hits record low, and prices suddenly jump

Buyers are trolling the nation's neighborhoods looking for homes at the fastest pace in nearly two years, making an already critical shortage of inventory even worse. Sales of existing homes jumped a larger-than-expected 3.5% in December compared with January, according to the National Association of Realtors. Read Article

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 11:30:49 PST

WeWork sells Teem and its stake in The Wing as it continues to divest non-core businesses

WeWork said the sales are part of the company's effort to focus on the core co-working business. Read Article

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 07:43:02 PST

Weekly mortgage applications pull back slightly after strong start to 2020

Mortgage application volume fell 1.2% last week from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. Read Article

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 04:00:36 PST

'Earth-related sectors' like property and resources to do well in year of the metal rat: CLSA

Thomas Li from CLSA says based on the firm's so-called 'Feng Shui Index,' Hong Kong's Hang Seng index is set to gain this year, driven by property and resources sectors. Read Article

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 23:23:09 PST

Housing market falling short by nearly 4 million homes as demand grows

Even with an above average pace of construction, it would take builders between four and five years to get back to a balanced market. Read Article

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 12:06:19 PST

Four stocks traders are picking to capitalize on the US homebuilding boom

PulteGroup, KB Home, Home Depot and Lowe's are traders' top picks for investors looking to buy into the U.S. homebuilding boom. Read Article

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 05:44:16 PST

Inequality is the 'root cause of the problem' in Hong Kong amid prolonged unrest, says investor

Many people in Hong Kong cannot afford proper housing and the city needs to do more to help them, says David Kuo from The Smart Investor. Read Article

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 23:41:08 PST

Got money troubles? Take this major step to ease your financial stress

If you have money troubles, understanding your priorities and setting short- and long-term financial goals is key to turning things around so you can get on a firm financial footing that will continue into retirement. Read Article

Sat, 18 Jan 2020 07:16:02 PST