PGA golfer Dustin Johnson sues Nat Hardwick for $3 million theft

PGA golfer Dustin Johnson sues Nat Hardwick for $3 million theft

Former LandCastle Title CEO was Johnson's attorney and "trusted advisor"

Are record-low interest rates masking high-cost mortgage lending?

Five leading economists weigh in and the answer may surprise you

Auction.com partners with Google to predict housing trends

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Here's why falling home prices is not good news

Signs point to a worse economy
Lynn Effinger
Many economists and housing analysts agree that a rise in interest rates will negatively impact the economy, particularly with respect to the housing sector. This will hardly be good for homebuyers.
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Jobless claims tick up by 3,000 filings

Still remains at historic lows
Brena Swanson
Although initial jobless claims ticked up by 3,000 filings to 287,000 for the week ended Oct. 25, levels still remain at historic lows.
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Freddie Mac: Here are the top 5 improving metro housing markets

Not just L.A. and NYC
Brena Swanson
"The good news from MiMi this month is the improvement across more markets and not just the large markets like Los Angeles and New York which receive so much of the attention,” said Freddie Mac Deputy Chief Economist Len Kiefer.
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Citigroup 3Q revenue jumps to $19.6B

Beats analyst expectations
Brena Swanson
Citigroup reported an increase in its third-quarter earnings, with its revenue beating analyst expectations and rising to $19.6 billion.
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Earnings preview: Wells Fargo, JPMorgan, Citi kick-start earnings Tuesday

So far, housing remains lukewarm in 3Q
Brena Swanson
Tuesday marks the next round of bank earnings, with Citigroup, Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase once again paving the way for the housing and financial markets. Here’s where the market is predicting earnings will go.
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Is real estate the key to wealth?

Exploring the inequality of benefitting from one form of capital
Brena Swanson
The inequality in the accumulation of wealth is due to a growth in the value of real estate, while other forms of capital could not record a similar growth. At least that is what Quartz’s Tim Fernholz argues.
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What happened to the “taper tantrum?”

Mortgage yields recover from first QE announcements
Brena Swanson
When the Federal Reserve first announced the start of quantitative easing, the stock markets furiously reacted, becoming what is now referred to as the "taper tantrum." Fast forward more than half a year and where can this be seen in the market now?
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Gallup: Payroll to population holds steady at 44.8%

Percentage working is highest for a September in four years
Trey Garrison
The U.S. Payroll to Population employment rate as measured by Gallup was 44.8% in September, similar to the 44.9% in August.
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Jobless claims down to 287,000 for week

Down 8,000 from previous week
Trey Garrison
Jobless claims for the week ending Sept. 27 printed at 287,000, a decrease of 8,000 from the previous week's revised level.
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Planned job cuts in September at lowest level since 2000

Entertainment, computer industry cuts weigh
Trey Garrison
Challenger, Gray and Christmas' count of layoff announcement totals 30,477 in September, which is the lowest since all the way back in June 2000.
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