UK house prices hit record high despite cut in stamp duty break

Average prices rose by 0.7% in August to £262,954, says Halifax Last modified on Tue 7 Sep 2021 03.08 EDT The average UK house price reached a fresh record high in August while annual inflation cooled to a five-month low, after the partial end of the stamp duty holiday in England and Northern Ireland. Halifax, […]

Biden White House to unveil steps aimed at easing housing supply shortage

Is the housing market creating inflation concerns for 2022? Infrastructure Capital Advisors CEO says he anticipates ‘stagflation’ next year on ‘The Claman Countdown’ The Biden administration is poised to unveil a series of steps aimed at addressing the U.S. shortage of entry-level homes and rental properties, according to people familiar with the matter, moves designed […]

CBS presses Biden White House on 'using dates on a calendar to set White House policy'

Media top headlines August 30 In media news today, Obama’s former education secretary gets slammed for likening anti-maskers to Kabul suicide bombers, Disney faces internal pressure to conduct an outside probe of ABC News’ handling of sexual harassment claims, and ABC’s Jon Karl says Biden admin calling Afghanistan a success is not based in ‘reality’ […]

House GOP reelection committee sets more fundraising records

Fox Business Flash top headlines for August 11 Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. EXCLUSIVE: The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) brought in $7 million in fundraising last month as the reelection arm of the House GOP continues to build resources as part of its mission to regain the chamber’s majority in the 2022 midterm […]

House lawmakers may get Afghanistan briefings as soon as next week

Pentagon press secretary on Taliban surge in Afghanistan John Kirby discusses the situation in Afghanistan after troop pullout and vaccine mandate for military personnel on ‘Your World’ Key House lawmakers could get a briefing as soon as next week on the critical security situation in Afghanistan as the Taliban continues its steady takeover of more […]