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Inflation improves slightly in April, but high cost of housing remains a big obstacle

The latest report from the Bureau of Labor Sta.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 15th, 2024

Janet Yellen Acknowledges Rising Cost Of Living "Is A Problem To A Lot Of People" Amid Persistent Inflation

Yellen noted that despite recent wage growth, prices for housing and everyday goods remain high. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 24th, 2024

Study: High fares make commuter rail too costly for many residents

As housing costs force low and moderate income residents to look far outside the Boston area, the cost of using commuter rail trains to get to jobs in Boston remains out of reach for many of those residents, according to a new study. The study fr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 5th, 2019

Forget San Francisco: 5 cities where Bay Area techies would rather live

As the cost of housing remains sky-high in San Francisco, tech workers are eyeing other U.S. locations, according to a survey from Wealthfront......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcJul 3rd, 2019

Economic Report: Consumer confidence in April rebounds close to 18-year high

Consumers confidence rebounded slightly in April with a small gain that put the index back near an 18-year high, suggesting the U.S. economy remains on sound footing despite fresh worries about trade tensions......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 24th, 2018

U.S. producer prices rise slightly after recent solid gains

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. producer prices barely rose in April after strong gains in the first quarter, held down by a moderation in the cost of both goods and services, which could ease fears that inflation pressures were rapidly building up......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 9th, 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

Gibraltar (ROCK) Rides on Value Creation Strategy, Costs High

Gibraltar's (ROCK) four-pillar value creation strategy and robust demand are likely to drive growth. However, rising material cost inflation remains a cause of concern. G.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytNov 27th, 2018

Mortgage Rates Continue to Plague Homebuilder Confidence

As mortgage rates rose back above 7% in April, and remain high despite a recent decrease, homebuilders are pulling back their hopes for the housing construction market, according to the l.....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaMay 15th, 2024

Stock market today: Stocks jump on cooler April inflation report

Inflation cooled slightly in April, with consumer prices rising just 3.4% year-per-year, according to data from the Labor Department. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid US stocks rose as traders took in slightly cooler inflation figures. Consum.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 15th, 2024

Inflation slightly cooled off in April as expected

The Consumer Price Index increased by 3.4% in April from a year ago, matching the forecast. Justin Sullivan/Getty Im.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 15th, 2024

Interest rates still might not be high enough to quell inflation, Minneapolis Fed president says

Housing inflation prompts questions about how restrictive monetary policy actually is, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said Tu.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytMay 7th, 2024

Mortgage Interest Rates Today, April 28, 2024 | Rates Tick Up Following Inflation Report

These are today's mortgage and refinance rates. High inflation has pushed mortgage rates up, and they'll probably stay that way for at least a few more mont.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytApr 28th, 2024

High inflation could be here to stay as commodity prices spike again after a 2-year decline, World Bank says

"Global inflation remains undefeated," said Indermit Gill, the World Bank's senior president, adding that the world i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 25th, 2024

Oakland affordable housing project secures $30 million construction loan

Finding construction financing has been challenging amid interest rate hikes, inflation and high costs of construction......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 25th, 2024

Mortgage Interest Rates Today, April 12, 2024 | Will Rates Surpass 7% Again?

These are today's mortgage and refinance rates. High inflation has pushed mortgage rates up, but we.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 12th, 2024

Mortgage Interest Rates Today, April 11, 2024 | Latest Inflation Data is Bad News for Homebuyers

These are today's mortgage and refinance rates. High inflation data will likely keep mortgage rates higher for longer, and they could tick back up above 7%. The offers a.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytApr 11th, 2024

Opinion: Inflation isn"t the real problem for the U.S. economy. The housing shortage is

The Federal Reserve is keeping interest rates high to tame pri.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesApr 9th, 2024

UK inflation more than doubled to a one-year high in April as the economy reopened and energy prices soared

UK inflation rose 1.5% in April, its fastest .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMay 19th, 2021

Economic Report: Home-builder confidence remains strong, but buyers should expect rising prices

'Low interest rates are supporting housing affordability in a market where the cost of most materials is rising.'.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2021

Key US inflation gauge climbs to 13-year high as reopening supercharges demand

Consumer prices rose 4.2% year-over-year, but the negative price growth seen in April 2020 made for a lower benchmark to compare against. A Publix supermarket cashier bags groceries .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMay 12th, 2021