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Mortgage rates plunge, biggest weekly drop since 1981 |  CNN Business

Mortgage rates plunge, biggest weekly drop since 1981 | CNN Business

Editor’s note: Freddie Mac, which has tracked weekly average mortgage rates since 1971 and has periodically made changes to its primary mortgage market survey, changed the source of its data effective November 17, 2022. Instead of surveying lenders, weekly results will be based on applications received from lenders that are submitted to Freddie Mac. Learn …

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Inflation is cooling and Wall Street is loving it |  CNN Business

Inflation is cooling and Wall Street is loving it | CNN Business

New York CNN Business — Inventories were mostly higher on Tuesday after the US government announced that wholesale prices rose at a much less dramatic pace than expected. The news comes just days after another report showed the pace of consumer price increases was also slowing. The Dow was flat midday, having given up much …

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Another Key Economic Report Shows Inflationary Pressures Easing |  CNN Business

Another Key Economic Report Shows Inflationary Pressures Easing | CNN Business

Minneapolis CNN Business — A key measure of inflation, wholesale prices, rose 8% in October from a year earlier, according to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Although still historically high, this is the smallest increase since July last year and significantly better than expected. It’s the second inflation report this month …

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The economy was a big concern for voters.  Thursday's inflation report probably won't help |  CNN Business

The economy was a big concern for voters. Thursday’s inflation report probably won’t help | CNN Business

Minneapolis CNN — The economy was a priority for voters in the midterm elections, exit polls showed, adding even more weight to a much-anticipated inflation report due out on Thursday. The October consumer price index, which measures the change in the price of everything from pork ribs plane tickets, will provide the latest information on …

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The markets are in trouble.  Election results won't change that |  CNN Business

The markets are in trouble. Election results won’t change that | CNN Business

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber ? You can register here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking on the same link. New York CNN Business — The results of Tuesday’s midterm elections will determine the agenda for the …

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