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The Cost of Money Tops The Counselors of Real Estate® Annual List of Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate

CHICAGO / JUNE 21, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News)  — The cost of money—Interest Rates and the Economy–leads the list of current issues on The Counselors of Real Estate’s annual list of Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate. As interest rates rise, the commercial and residential real estate markets are experiencing decreasing demand for commercial property, and higher … Continue reading The Cost of Money Tops The Counselors of Real Estate® Annual List of Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate

Southern California RE/MAX Realtor Josh Sinatra Shares Home-Selling Secrets

SANTA CLARITA, CALIF. /JUNE 20, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Spring and summer are widely considered to be the best times to sell a house. “In spring and summer, buyers come out in droves due to increased inventory, warmer weather, and more daylight hours,” said Realtor Josh Sinatra, owner of Sinatra Real Estate. Sinatra lists the following … Continue reading Southern California RE/MAX Realtor Josh Sinatra Shares Home-Selling Secrets

UCLA Anderson Forecast Sees Economy Moving Ahead ― For Now

LOS ANGELES/ June 13, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Note: With this second quarter economic report for 2018, the UCLA Anderson Forecast introduces a new report, providing analysis and perspective on the outlook for the world’s two largest economies, the United States and China. The Cathay Bank/UCLA Anderson Forecast U.S.-China Economic Report will be published quarterly in … Continue reading UCLA Anderson Forecast Sees Economy Moving Ahead ― For Now

NEW YORK | US stocks on track for fourth gain in a row as banks jump

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising for the fourth day in a row Wednesday as banks rise in tandem with interest rates. Technology companies and smaller, more domestic-focused companies continue to set records as investors monitor trade disputes between the U.S. and other countries as well as global economic growth. Electric car maker … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stocks on track for fourth gain in a row as banks jump

Grace Century Research Releases Its 2018 Mid-Year Revisions for Global Financial Outlook

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, United Arab Emirates/ May 30, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Grace Century, an International Research and Private Equity Consultant based north of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, has published its mid-year predications, as they relate to global assets, financial environments, and markets for the coming second half of 2018. This is reserved for its … Continue reading Grace Century Research Releases Its 2018 Mid-Year Revisions for Global Financial Outlook

Tech and health care lead US stocks lower; bond yields rise

May 15. 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — Losses in technology and health care companies helped pull U.S. stocks lower Tuesday, snapping an eight-day winning streak by the Dow Jones industrial average. The broad sell-off followed a slide in bond prices, which sent the 10-year Treasury yield to its highest level in almost seven years. That paves the … Continue reading Tech and health care lead US stocks lower; bond yields rise

WASHINGTON | US construction spending drops 1.7 percent in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. construction spending dropped 1.7 percent in March, the biggest setback in 11 months, with weakness in a number of sectors including the biggest plunge in home building in nine years. The March decline was the first monthly drop since last July and the biggest contraction since a 1.8 percent fall in … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US construction spending drops 1.7 percent in March

US stocks wobble and bond yields set four-year highs

NEW YORK/April 23, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — U.S. stocks couldn’t hang on to an early gain and finished mostly lower Monday as technology companies slipped. Bond prices continue to fall and the yield on the 10-year Treasury note drew closer to 3 percent, a milestone it hasn’t reached since January 2014. Investors once again focused on … Continue reading US stocks wobble and bond yields set four-year highs