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Borrowers could face rising interest rates in 2019

Borrowing costs will continue to trend upwards in 2019 as the economy slows and the Federal Reserve raises interest rates accordingly, experts with consumer financial services company Bankrate predict.  Bankrate’s Chief Financial Analyst Greg Mc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2019

World economy forecast to slow in 2019 amid trade war with China, rising US interest rates

The world economy will be more sluggish this year, the International Monetary Fund warned Monday, citing trade disputes that have seen China slow to its weakest pace in 30 years   .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 21st, 2019

Lennar sales miss estimates as housing demand slows

Lennar Corp reported lower-than-expected quarterly home sales and orders on Wednesday, confirming fears that the U.S. housing market is slowing in the face of higher interest rates and rising prices after years of robust growth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 9th, 2019

Major automakers bullish on U.S. market despite rising interest rates

Major automakers on Thursday shrugged off declines in U.S. new vehicle sales in December and said they were bullish about 2019 even as economists warned that rising interest rates will discourage consumers from buying cars in the year ahead......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 3rd, 2019

Markets start the way they ended

After the worst year for world stock markets in a decade, 2019 has kicked off with the same trepidation surrounding economic slowdown, trade tension and rising interest rates that infected markets for most of the second half of last year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 2nd, 2019

Emerging Markets Report: Why it may be time to shine for emerging-market currencies in 2019

Emerging-market investors had no place to hide in 2018. From trade spats, to rising U.S. interest rates and a strong U.S. dollar, the deck seemed stacked against them. Here’s how that could result in a bullish turn next year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 19th, 2018

Fed expected to raise rates but might signal fewer hikes ahead

The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates Wednesday but might cut the number of hikes it anticipates next year and signal an earlier end to its monetary tightening in the face of financial market volatility and rising recession fears......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 19th, 2018

Fed expected to raise rates but might signal fewer hikes ahead

The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates Wednesday but might cut the number of hikes it anticipates next year and signal an earlier end to its monetary tightening in the face of financial market volatility and rising recession fears......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 19th, 2018

Fed expected to increase rates, may signal fewer hikes ahead

The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates on Wednesday, but may cut the number of hikes it anticipates next year and signal an earlier end to its monetary tightening in the face of financial market volatility and rising recession fears......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 19th, 2018

Fed expected to raise rates, may signal fewer hikes ahead

The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates on Wednesday, but may cut the number of hikes it anticipates next year and signal an earlier end to its monetary tightening in the face of financial market volatility and rising recession fears......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 19th, 2018

U.S. auto sales expected to dip in 2019, says NADA

New vehicle sales in the United States are expected to drop next year as higher interest rates and rising prices could prompt customers to hold off their car-buying plans, the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 13th, 2018

Failed tech reboot hits stocks, pound cheers Brexit progress

Europe's share markets fell back into the red on Thursday, as investor worries about slowing global growth in the face of rising U.S. interest rates and trade tensions outweighed crucial Brexit progress......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 22nd, 2018

European stocks wilt after tech reboot fails

Europe's share markets drooped back into the red on Thursday, as investor worries about slowing global growth in the face of rising U.S. interest rates and trade tensions outweighed crucial Brexit progress......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 22nd, 2018

European stocks drop after tech reboot fails

Europe's share markets dropped back into the red on Thursday as investor worries mounted about slowing global growth in the face of rising U.S. interest rates and trade tensions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 22nd, 2018

Asian shares fragile as growth worries sap confidence

Asian shares seesawed in cautious trading on Thursday with China extending losses as investors fretted about slowing global growth in the face of rising U.S. interest rates and trade tensions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 22nd, 2018

Atlanta finance experts share concerns, trends for 2019

As 2018 wraps up, rising interest rates, impacts from trade wars and tariffs, recent stock market volatility, economic growth and inflation are among the issues Atlanta-area wealth managers are tracking as they advise their clients’ future investments......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 16th, 2018

D.R. Horton forecasts first-quarter 2019 home deliveries below estimates

Top U.S. homebuilder D.R. Horton forecast first-quarter deliveries below analysts' estimates on Thursday, as rising interest rates push buyers to delay purchases of expensive homes......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 8th, 2018

More than 2 million homeowners just missed their chance to save money by refinancing

Rising interest rates have cut the number of borrowers who could have benefited from a refinance. Since 2016, 5.9 million borrowers who could have lowered their monthly payment by more than $250, didn't apply. .....»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcNov 5th, 2018

Stocks Will Rally in 2019, Big Money Poll Predicts

Our twice-yearly survey finds professional investors bullish on U.S. equities and economic growth, even with interest rates rising.....»»

Category: topSource: barronsOct 20th, 2018

October Homebuilder Index Improves Slightly, but Headwinds Lurk for 2019

The National Association of Home Builders October housing market index rose by one point month over month. Demand remains strong, but rising costs and interest rates are causes for concern......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 16th, 2018

Wall Street gets clobbered for second day

A two-day sell-off has shaven more than 1,300 points off the Dow and sent the Nasdaq flirting with correction territory as selling pressure increases in the face of rising interest rates and the removal of other market-friendly stimulants......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 11th, 2018