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Should Mortgage Lenders Be Laying Off Their Pros in This Housing Market?

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  The never-ending wave of rising interest rates, and therefore pricier debt and consumer demand destruction, is turning buyers away from new home sales. Mortgage lenders are Read more

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Retail Sales Take a Wild Ride
November 28, 2022
   Retail sales have been all over the map the past few months. They have dropped, then risen just enough to get retailers excited, and then dropped again. High inflation rates and concern for Read more
The Commercial Space Age Is Upon Us
November 28, 2022
   As part of an agreement signed Nov. 18 with Blue Origin, the U.S. Space Systems Command paves the way for Blue Origin's New Glenn rocket to compete for national security launch contracts Read more
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The Future of Education: Disrupting the School Bus
November 28, 2022
  Education has evolved phenomenally in recent years, but some structures around it need to catch up. Dated school bus operations are a significant sticking point in the education Read more
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Should Mortgage Lenders Be Laying Off Their Pros in This Housing Market?
November 9, 2022
  The never-ending wave of rising interest rates, and therefore pricier debt and consumer demand destruction, is turning buyers away from new home sales. Mortgage lenders are Read more
As Interest Rates Climb, Businesses Should Think Twice About Slowing Spending
August 1, 2022
Another day, another interest rate hike. The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday afternoon that it'd be raising the federal funds rate by 0.75%. Previously at 1.58%, this now puts the Read more
The Shortlist for August 2, 2019: Interest Rates, Impossible Burgers and Big Mergers
August 2, 2019
  The Federal Reserve cut interest rates by a quarter-percentage point on Wednesday, its first reduction in 11 years. However, this is no indictment on the state of the U.S. economy. Here’s Read more