Today's mortgage and refinance rates: November 9, 2022 |  Fixed rates drop slightly

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates: November 27, 2022 | High rates hurt housing supply

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Millions of households will spend almost a third of their income on fuel by spring

Millions of households will pay nearly a third of their income in fuel costs this spring, amid warnings that a ‘black hole in supply’ remains for Britain’s poorest families. The vast majority of households in certain vulnerable groups – including around 70% of pensioners – will spend a tenth or more of their income on …

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Crypto Company Stunt Brings Giant Musk 'Goat' Statue to Tesla Factory

Crypto Company Stunt Brings Giant Musk ‘Goat’ Statue to Tesla Factory

Comment this story Comment People who have walked around Austin recently may have seen Elon Musk. But not the real person. Instead, they may have seen a sculpture of Musk’s head atop the body of a goat riding a rocket, all attached to a trailer. Complete with what appear to be flames shooting from the …

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Latin America stagnation 'worse than 1980s', says UN official

Latin America stagnation ‘worse than 1980s’, says UN official

Low investment, low productivity and inadequate education condemned Latin America to a period of economic failure even worse than the “lost decade” of the 1980s, according to the UN’s top economics official in the region. José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, new head of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), said the …

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Conflict of Interest: Did Low Interest Rates Create the “Everything Bubble”?

Twenty years ago, a young economist destined to become a household name in Australia issued a warning to central banks around the world. “[L]lowering rates or providing ample liquidity when problems materialize, but not raising rates as imbalances accumulate, can be rather insidious in the long run,” he said. “They promote a form of moral …

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Real Estate Entrepreneur Educates with Strategies for the Wholesale Market

Real Estate Entrepreneur Educates with Strategies for the Wholesale Market

Gen-Z continues his journey of learning about the merits of real estate investing. Getty Images Financial literacy is a top priority for students who want to graduate from high school preparing for real-world responsibilities. However, according to a CNBC report, there are no federal guidelines for teaching personal finance in schools. As some states attempt …

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It's time for crypto fans to stop supporting personality cults

It’s time for crypto fans to stop supporting personality cults

Many centralized cryptocurrency platforms that have collapsed this year had one thing in common: a young, outspoken, and arrogant leader. Each has gained outsized influence not because of outsized intellect or talent, but because of their stacks of cash and large Twitter followings. And each time, misplaced confidence in their abilities has led to disastrous …

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After More Than 380 Days, Crypto Supporters Celebrate Surviving the Second-Longest Bitcoin Bear Market

After Over 380 Days, Crypto Proponents Celebrate Survival of Bitcoin’s Second Longest Bear Market

On Saturday, members of the r/cryptocurrency forum explained how the current bear market is now the second longest bear market in bitcoin price history. According to the forum post, the current crypto winter lasted over 380 days, just below bitcoin’s longest downturn that occurred during the 2013-2015 bear market, which lasted 415 days. “Surviving a …

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Chevron can resume a key role in Venezuela's oil production and exports

Chevron can resume a key role in Venezuela’s oil production and exports

WASHINGTON/HOUSTON, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Chevron Corp on Saturday received a U.S. license allowing the second-biggest U.S. oil company to expand production in Venezuela and ship crude oil from the South American country to the United States . The ruling grants broader rights to the last major US oil company still operating in US-sanctioned Venezuela. …

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CIA analyst decries free speech

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes worries his ‘worst fears’ have come true since Musk acquired Twitter

In a New York Times guest essay, MSNBC anchor Chris Hayes claimed that “in less than a month” all of his “worst fears have come true” about how Twitter’s new owner Elon Musk, managed his new social media platform. Hayes claimed Musk “wooed some of the worst trolls” on Twitter, scared advertisers and cut staff …

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