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Financial sector continues bleeding jobs

Sector records 60,962 job cuts for 2013
Brena Swanson
Despite overall improvement in the 2013 jobs market, the financial sector took a beating this past year, becoming the industry where employers cut the most. The sector recorded 60,962 job cuts for 2013, up 49% from 41,008 in 2012.
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HW 30 posts mixed results

Weak consumer sentiment, Fed hopes contribute to volatility
Christina Mlynski
Stocks on the HW 30 — HousingWire’s exclusive list of mortgage-related companies — were a mixed bag Friday, with some landing in positive territory and others falling short.
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Home prices hit 19-month stride

Appreciation is a boon for consumer confidence and distressed borrowers
Christina Mlynski
Housing is continually gaining momentum with home prices rising for the 19th consecutive month in August.
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Homebuilders take massive hit on HW 30

Dip in existing-home sales fuels HW 30 decline
Christina Mlynski
Homebuilders and real estate websites took a massive hit on the HW 30 Monday as sales of existing homes continued to fall.
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Housing begins to see signs of normalcy, but will it last?

Industry experts react to pricing reports
Megan Hopkins
Several reports were released Tuesday that implied continued success for home prices in the U.S. — a sure sign that the housing market is back on its feet. The Federal Housing Administration home price index and the Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller HPI, both came out with relatively positive data.
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Census Bureau: New home sales ascend

Christina Mlynski
New home sales ascended in April, rising to 454,000 homes sold. New single-family home sales inched up 2.3% in April, above the revised March rate of 444,000.April...
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Housing outlook brightens as April permits grow

Megan Hopkins
New home starts on private residences dropped significantly from the revised March estimate of 1.02 million units to a seasonally adjusted 853,000 units in April, according...
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Spotlight on building permits as units rise

Megan Hopkins
New home starts on private residences inched up slightly to 917,000 units in February, up 0.8% from January, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau...
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Homebuilder activity quiets down in January

Megan Hopkins
After jumping 9% in December, construction spending in the U.S. dropped 2.1% to a seasonally adjusted rate of $883.3 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.The...
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US economy shows modest growth in uphill climb

Megan Hopkins
Time and time again, the housing recovery has been deemed a reflector of overall U.S. economic health. And right now, both seem to be showing fairly...
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