“Political drama in Washington prompted mortgage rates to fall as investors scale back their expectations for the passage of legislation that might boost economic growth,” said Svenja Gudell, chief economist at real estate data provider Zillow. “Expectations for slower economic growth could translate into a slower pace of interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve in the months ahead.”
It’s not just because his last few months have been spent living in many of Aurora’s top-tier lodging establishments — including the Hyatt Regency, the Crowne Plaza and about a half-dozen other hotels around town. Although, that living-out-of-his-suitcase lifestyle as he looks for a more-permanent Aurora address has certainly helped
While growing online sales and rising profits pushed shares up more than 8 percent before the opening bell Wednesday, CEO Brian Cornell still needs to find a way to thrive in the face of intense pressure Amazon.com and Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
LEVINSON: “We weren’t just dealing with headlines. You have to get into the flesh-and-blood characters, not just the financial aspects. You got to get as human as you can: What is the dynamic between Bernie and Ruth, and between the two sons,” both of whom worked for Madoff and were suspected of having known what he was up to, and one of whom, Mark, would commit suicide on the two-year anniversary of his father’s stunning downfall. “It is a true tragedy that in the end destroyed the entire family.”
“Insurers are operating under a lot of uncertainty right now, and really, the uncertainty isn’t being cleared up,” he said. “The administration isn’t clearing up the uncertainty.” Virginia state officials declined to comment.
“We remain focused on the three strategic priorities that will create value and drive profitable growth, which include fortifying the profit pillars in our core business, transforming traditionally underperforming areas of our core business and investing aggressively, but prudently, in emerging opportunities,” Ford said in an email sent to employees early Wednesday. “Reducing costs and becoming as lean and efficient as possible also remain part of that work.”
BROOMFIELD | Bob McAdam hasn’t spent a lot of time in a B-17 bomber. He only flew in the famous World War II aircraft on official missions twice. But his story is intertwined with the iconic plane nevertheless. McAdam was 23 when he went on his first combat mission in 1944 as a navigator for […]
Anadarko Petroleum, which owns the well, did not say how many pipelines would be disconnected. But the company has said it operates more than 3,000 similar wells in northeastern Colorado
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Housing starts fell 2.6 percent in April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.17 million units, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. That followed a 6.6 percent decline in March and left home building at its lowest point since last November. The weakness was led by a big drop in construction of apartments, a volatile sector.