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The best and worst state economies

Where should you be doing business?
Brena Swanson
The overall forecast for the future of housing isn't too bright, but there are plenty of hot spots when you break it down state by state.
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Investors eye non-performing loan securitizations

Interest in delinquent loans is increasing
Brena Swanson
With the housing recovery in full swing, it is now fueling a niche market for newly minted bonds that are backed by the most troubled mortgages of them all: those on homes on the verge of foreclosure.
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U.S. budget deficit drops to $95B in July

Falls 3% from 2013
Brena Swanson
The U.S. budget deficit came in at $95 billion at the end of July, falling 3% from the same period last year. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected a $96 billion deficit for last month.
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The growing reason people move

Hint: It's not family or friends
Brena Swanson
Family, a job and friends have always been a reason to relocate, but one reason is starting to take up a larger portion of the pie: housing affordability.
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Paulson: Buying a house still best investment

Billionaire money manager weighs in on housing
Brena Swanson
Looking at the current housing market, billionaire money manager John Paulson said in an interview that he still believes that buying a home to live in is the best investment possible. Watch the video to see for yourself.
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Map: America's hardest places to live

The divide between the top and bottom
Brena Swanson
Among the 50 states across the nation, there is an immense amount of diversity, and this nifty heat map from the New York Times shows just how far apart the top is from bottom.
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Federal Reserve: Americans don't expect to get paid more

President calls for more earnings growth
Harry Gardner
Confidence in the job market is also eroding. The perceived chance of finding a job in three months, if one were to lose their current job today, declined slightly to about 46%.
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Why you're not losing money on your home

Data shows consistent home price appreciation since 1975
Brena Swanson
Think home prices in America don't appreciate consistently enough? Think again. The past few years may have been hard on homeowners, but a new data graphic shows that since 1975 home prices have risen for the most part in all 50 states.
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Housing recovery regains momentum

Brena Swanson
Americans are becoming more confident in the housing recovery after climbing back from a recent confidence dip that coincided with the heated fiscal debate in Washington, D.C.
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What we're reading today

A look across the web...
Trey Garrison
As the year draws to a close, here's a look at what we're reading on the web.
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