Items Tagged with 'Stress'


  • Real estate agents pulling their hair out

    Most people involved with any aspect of mortgage finance are probably pretty stressed out, as the market struggles to get on its feet with the threat of a double-dip recession looming. But according to one job-listing website, real estate agents are feeling the most work-related stress. The profession ranked as the 10th most stressful job of 2011, according to CareerCast, which maintains a database of job postings from across the U.S. and Canada.
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  • Stress Results Show Banks Struggling

    The average bank in Q109 experienced stress levels five times those seen in the mid-'90s, according to the quarterly IRA Bank Monitor, released today. The quarter's data indicates the average bank's stress index moved from a stress index of 1.8 at the end of Q408 to 5.6 coming out of Q109, Institutional Risk Analytics (IRA) reported. An index of 1.0 indicates the average December 1995 stress level.
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