As mortgage rates rise, applications slow

‘Million Dollar Listing’s’ Samantha DeBianchi on rising mortgage rates Samantha DeBianchi of DeBianchi Real Estate notes rent all over the country ‘is just as high as home buying right now.’  Mortgage rates gained in the past week, putting a damper on demand for mortgage applications. Mortgage applications declined 2.8% from a week ago, according to […]

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Fed’s Bullard: US in ‘pretty good shape for economic growth’ St. Louis Fed President James Bullard notes that the level of GDP is ‘above pre-pandemic levels so we already fully recovered in that sense from the pandemic and the pandemic isn’t even over yet.’  General Electric announced it will become three separate companies focusing on […]

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A staggering 35m appointments lost to Covid. Patients waiting years for an NHS check-up. Sky-high private fees. As dentistry faces the ‘worst crisis in its history’, even finding a dentist is like pulling teeth With pain throbbing through her lower jaw, author Hilary Freeman made countless calls in an attempt to secure an urgent appointment […]

Bitcoin price slips as Ether comes down from record

Biden admin looks to regulate stablecoins Former Trump principal deputy solicitor of the U.S. Department of the Interior Gregory Zerzan argues regulators are trying to get their hands around something they don’t understand. Bitcoin was trading 1% lower Thursday morning. The price was around $62,300 per coin, while rival Ether, the world's second-largest cryptocurrency, is […]

Cost of flights to rise as Rishi Sunak prepares to raise air passenger duty

Exclusive: chancellor to boost green credentials by hitting environmentally damaging long-haul flights Last modified on Fri 22 Oct 2021 14.17 EDT Travellers to destinations including Australia, South Africa and Japan can expect to pay more to fly, as Rishi Sunak prepares to overhaul air passenger duty in next week’s budget to reflect the environmental damage […]

Existing home sales rebound as inventory nudges higher

Supply shortages to be ‘major problem’ for housing if not fixed soon: NAHB CEO National Association of Home Builders CEO Jerry Howard on consumer sentiment and how supply issues are impacting builders in the housing industry.  Existing home sales snapped back in September as more inventory hit the market.  The number of contracts closed last […]

Fortnite players FUMING as connectivity issues prevent them from logging in

FORTNITE players are up in arms over what appears to be an ISP issue which means they can't log in. The Fortnite Status Twitter account announced that it was looking into the issue yesterday, but at the time of writing it's still ongoing. "We're looking into login/connection errors affecting players in certain countries," it said, […]

Fed flags a rate hike as soon as 2022; tapering could start in November

The Federal Reserve has signalled it may start raising its benchmark interest rate sometime next year, earlier than it envisioned three months ago and a sign it’s concerned that high inflation pressures may persist. In a statement published on Wednesday (Thursday morning AEST), the Fed also said it will likely begin slowing the pace of […]

As Iranian leader Raisi addresses UN General Assembly, dissidents call for pressure on regime

Former Iranian prisoner speaks out against Biden admin Iran policy Former political prisoner slams Biden administration’s Iran negotiations one day after the FBI revealed Iranian intelligence agents plotted to abduct an Iranian American journalist on American soil. New Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi is set to address the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday, and dissidents calling […]