Prices for single-family homes rose in 81 percent of the nation's cities as the property market extends a recovery from the worst crash since the 1930s.
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Wednesday 31 October 2012
Midweek View: The United States is not only not saving nuts, it's eating the ones left over from the last winter
Friday 26 October 2012
Santander loses £52m from bid
Thursday 25 October 2012
Admiralty Arch in £60m hotel deal
Tuesday 24 January 2012
Mitt Romney has ripped into Republican rival Newt Gingrich attacking what he said was the former speaker of the House of Representatives' disgraced exit and subsequent work as a Washington influence peddler.
Sunday 18 December 2011
Shares in Zynga, the online games company behind the Facebook favourite Farmville, fell 5 per cent on their first day of trading on Friday.
Sunday 04 September 2011
This was a good week for bank bashing.
Saturday 03 September 2011
Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays and HSBC were among 17 giant banks sued last night by a US government agency, seeking billions of dollars in compensation over their packaging and selling of mortgage bonds in the run-up to the credit crisis.
Thursday 30 June 2011
Bank of America, the US financial giant which acquired Countrywide, the nation's largest subprime mortgage lender, at the peak of the credit crunch, will pay $8.5bn (£5.2bn) in the biggest-ever settlement of claims over toxic mortgage bonds.
Thursday 19 May 2011
New US regulations designed to make financial markets safer and prevent a repeat of the credit crisis could in fact kill off a major part of the secondary market in loans and leave housing finance reliant on government support forever, representatives for Wall Street's major firms are warning.
Thursday 17 March 2011
The former chief executives of the US mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could become the next senior figures facing fraud charges, as regulators pursue wrongdoing in the lead up to the credit crisis.
Tuesday 04 January 2011
Sunday 26 September 2010
Wednesday 18 August 2010
Withdrawing federal government support for the US mortgage market could wreck the economy and leave US house prices moribund for years, a leading bond fund manager has warned the Obama administration.
Thursday 08 April 2010
Wednesday 07 April 2010
The secret report that helps Israelis to hide facts
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
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Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Opponents of Israel's military operation in Gaza are the real enemies of Middle Eastern peace
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- 3 Danish TV reporter is all business up top, all party down below
- 4 Ross Burden dead: MasterChef and Ready Steady Cook star, dies aged 45
- 5 Businessman charged £75 for three small bottles of water in London hotel