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  • FHA will not cut mortgage insurance premiums

    The Federal Housing Administration released details on the health of its flagship Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund on Thursday, revealing a positive economic net worth of $34.86 billion and an acceptable ratio of capital reserves at 2.76%. The numbers are markedly better than last year, but FHA Commissioner Brian Montgomery said that doesn’t mean the agency will be reducing mortgage insurance premiums any time soon. Click the headline to read more.

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  • ADP: Employment increases 219,000 in July

    Construction jobs increase from last month
    U.S. employment rates continue to rise, increasing in almost every sector in July, according to the ADP and Moody's Analytics National Employment Report. ADP Research Institute Vice President and Co-Head Ahu Yildirmaz said the labor market is on a roll with no signs of a slowdown in sight.
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  • ADP: Employment increases 177,000 in June

    Construction jobs are steadily increasing
    As unemployment rates fall, the labor market is expected to reach full employment, according to the ADP and Moody's Analytics National Employment Report. But Moody Chief Economist of Analytics Mark Zandi believes that business’ number one problem is finding qualified workers, and as the rate of employment increases the problem will worsen.
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  • Wages increase for recent college graduates

    Is homeownership close behind?
    More college graduates are now able to afford housing, according to a new report by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. The idea that college graduates are doomed to work in coffee shops is fading away, as people with college degrees start to fare better than those without.
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  • U.S. employers added fewer jobs than expected in June

    Hourly earnings flat, more drop out of workplace driving down rate
    On the surface the employment numbers for June look positive, but even a cursory glance below the headline shows that the unemployment rate only ticked down because of yet more dropping out of the workforce. Meanwhile, wage growth was flat. Want to know more?
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