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Trump says fines for Wells Fargo will not be dropped
Trump says government fines and penalties against Wells Fargo will not be dropped, and may be "substantially increased."
Bitcoin soars then falls back; banks raise risk concerns NEW YORK (AP) — The price of bitcoin is swinging wildly Thursday, rising to more than $19,000 only to fall sharply minutes afterward. The frenzy comes just before futures for bitcoin will start trading on the Chicago Board Options Exchange
US mortgage rates rise, though remain historically low
U.S. mortgage rates rose this week as the economy showed signs of strength, which makes it more likely that the Federal Reserve will raise its short-term rate next week. The rate on the benchmark 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose to 3.94 percent from 3.9 percent last week, mortgage giant Freddie Mac
Longer-term mortgage rates slip for 2nd straight week
Mortgage rates: 30-year rate falls to 3.9 percent; 15-year down to 3.3 percent
Through Fannie Mae , US taxpayers provide backing for some rental home giants
Some renters of homes owned by the “billion-dollar landlords” highlighted in an ABC News investigation might be surprised to learn that they, as taxpayers, have a stake in their corporate landlord’s business. That’s because of a new initiative by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), in which
Venezuela in crisis: 2 opposition leaders jailed amidst non-stop protests
Inside the once wealthy country now rife with hunger and fear because of horrific food and medicine shortages.
Sarah Jessica Parker selects 'No One Is Coming to Save Us' as her first book club pick
Sarah Jessica Parker, No One Is Coming to Save Us, book club, pick, first choice, American Library Association
Chauncey Billups interviews for Cavaliers' vacant GM position
Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert interviewed Chauncey Billups for his team's general manager vacancy Tuesday afternoon in Detroit, sources told ESPN's Dave McMenamin. Billups, who currently works as an analyst for ESPN, has had a relationship with Gilbert for more than a decade. Billups
Steve Mnuchin's Controversial History With the Foreclosure Crisis
Critics are gearing up for a confirmation fight today over Steven Mnuchin -- Donald Trump ’s pick for treasury secretary -- who previously ran a bank that has faced criticism over its foreclosure record. Mnuchin, a Goldman Sachs veteran and former Hollywood producer, and a group of investors bought
How Fed Rate Hikes Will Impact Borrowers Next Year
The Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Dec. 14 for only the second time in a decade. You probably saw some headlines about mortgage rates or credit card costs and then went back to furious holiday preparation or clicked on another story about Donald Trump . After all, what’s a quarter point?