Ex-NFL star sentenced to five years in prison for mortgage fraud

Ex-NFL star sentenced to five years in prison for mortgage fraud

Irving Fryar and his mother convicted of conspiring to steal $1.2M

Experian hacked: 15 million people’s credit data stolen in breach

Credit reporting agency becomes latest victim of data breach

Here's what today's job creation implosion means for housing and mortgage finance

Jobs crater, labor participation rate near 40-year low and zero wage growth

DJIA down 1.39% as indicators point down

The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid much of Monday, including a late sell off, and ended down 140.92 points or 1.39%, to 10,009.73, as investors continue to react to disappointing economic indicators. The benchmark index of 30 blue chip stocks is now down more than 4% for August with one trading day remaining. The S&P 500 index declined 15.67 points, or 1.5%, Monday to 1,049, and the Nasdaq Composite fell 33.66 points, or 1.56%, to 2,120. Last week, the Commerce Department revised its second-quarter GDP figure down to 1.6% from a prior estimate of 2.4% growth. And while Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke said the central bank will do whatever it can to help stimulate growth, some analysts are starting to think the government is running out of options. Write to Jason Philyaw.

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