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Government borrowing costs rise as oil heads back to the 80s

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar took a breather at a five-month high on Thursday, though government borrowing costs continued to grind upwards as oil prices hit their highest since 2014 at almost $80 a barrel......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 17th, 2018

Global stocks sink as soft China data, trade fears weigh

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks fell on Tuesday as investors digested soft Chinese economic data and a lack of progress in U.S.-China trade talks, while a rise in U.S. borrowing costs supported the dollar......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 15th, 2018

Fed keeps key rate unchanged, says inflation near target

The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady Wednesday and expressed confidence that a recent rise in inflation to near the U.S. central bank's 2 percent target would be sustained, leaving it on track to raise borrowing costs in June......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 2nd, 2018

Fed leaves interest rates unchanged, says inflation near target

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday and expressed confidence that a recent rise in inflation to near the U.S. central bank's target would be sustained, leaving it on track to raise borrowing costs in June......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 2nd, 2018

Fed likely to keep rates steady; investors bet on June hike

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve is set to hold interest rates steady this week but will likely further encourage expectations that it will lift borrowing costs in June on the back of rising inflation and low unemployment......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 1st, 2018

Higher Interest Rates Mean More Renters for Apartment Sector

The steady rise of mortgage rates is a good-news/bad-news situation, according to CoStar research. While any bump in interest rates increases borrowing costs for commercial real estate projects, i.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytApr 26th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Dow drops over 500 points after 10-year Treasury yield touches 3%

U.S. stocks rise modestly Tuesday morning, with the Dow poised to snap a four-day skid as strong corporate earnings supported sentiment, although increases in bond yields caused investors to assess borrowing costs for U.S. corporations......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 24th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Stocks cling to modest gain as 10-year yield at 3% seen as a headwind

U.S. stocks rise modestly Tuesday morning, with the Dow poised to snap a four-day skid as strong corporate earnings supported sentiment, although increases in bond yields caused investors to assess borrowing costs for U.S. corporations......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 24th, 2018

U.S debt deluge lifts bond yields to four-year high, Asia stocks down

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks slipped and the U.S. dollar advanced on Tuesday, as a deluge of U.S. government debt this week and the specter of inflation and a higher fiscal deficit drove U.S. borrowing costs near four-year highs......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 23rd, 2018

Home refinancing falls to lowest level since 2000

U.S. applications to refinance an existing home mortgage fell to their lowest level in 17-1/2 years as 30-year borrowing costs climbed to their highest levels in more than seven years, the Mortgage Bankers Association said Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral2 hr. 45 min. ago

$70 Million Search For Missing MH370 to End Early As New Malaysian Government Looks To Cut Costs

It is one of the world's biggest aviation mysteries......»»

Category: topSource: newsweek3 hr. 45 min. ago

The rise and fall of New York City"s "Taxi King" who reportedly agreed to cooperate with the government as a potential witness against longtime business partner Michael Cohen

New York State Office of the Attorney General Evgeny "Gene" Freidman was commonly referred to as New York City's Taxi King — notably by the New York attorney general's office and .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider13 hr. 30 min. ago

Freight costs are surging — and transportation companies are gaining pricing power

Thomson Reuters Truck transportation costs jumped 8.2% in April compared to a year ago, the largest year-over-year increase in the data going back to 2005. 2018 is turning into a transportation boom propelled by strong.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider20 hr. 45 min. ago

Stock futures rise as U.S.-China trade talks advance

(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures rose on Tuesday on signs of further progress in trade talks between the United States and China as the world's two largest economies pull back from the brink of a full-blown trade war......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2018

Need to Know: Meet ‘green gold’ — and the stock for betting on it

The Dow is working on getting comfortable back above the 25,000 mark, as lots of people scratch their heads over North Korea, Iran and the Cavs-Celtics series. In these topsy-turvy times, at least we have “green gold.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 22nd, 2018

More Americans are struggling to pay their credit cards, and what"s holding them back is only getting worse

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Late payments on credit-card debt remain on the rise.  This contrasts the trend in other forms of credit including auto loans and mortgages, where late payments of 30 day.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 21st, 2018

Crumbling infra: Residents hope new govt will bring Bengaluru"s glory back

The city's traffic, however helpful a reason for being late to work, is a sticky point for every government.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 20th, 2018

Why state finances are important

States are now responsible for a large share of total government spending and borrowing. They need to maintain prudent fiscal deficits and reduce their debt levels.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 19th, 2018

Bond Report: 10-year U.S. government bond yield posts largest weekly climb in a month

Treasury prices rise, pushing yields lower, early Friday trade as geopolitical concerns, including those centered on global trade and Italian politics, stoke appetite for assets considered havens like U.S. government paper......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 18th, 2018

D.R. Horton"s (DHI) Backlog Solid, Material Costs Rise

D.R. Horton (.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 18th, 2018

Ready to buy a home? Lock in your mortgage rate now

With the benchmark 10-year Treasury at a 7-year high, borrowing costs are rising, while home prices also climb.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 17th, 2018