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Neel Kashkari

Minneapolis Fed Chief: Break Up the Too Big to Fail Banks

In his first speech as the new president of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve, Neel Kashkari took on a strikingly political edge by complaining about the limits in enforcing the Too Big to Fail (TBTF) aspect of a Dodd-Frank Act.

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen continued to stir speculation on another federal funds rate increase this year by suggesting the argument supporting this action has grown stronger

Yellen Hints at Possible Rate Hike

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen continued to stir speculation on another federal funds rate increase this year by suggesting the argument supporting this action has grown stronger.

For those of you that spend too much time on Facebook—and, yes, you know who you are!—you can now keep track of Janet Yellen and her gang via the Federal Reserve Board’s newly launched Facebook page

You Can Now Like the Fed on Facebook

For those of you that spend too much time on Facebook—and, yes, you know who you are!—you can now keep track of Janet Yellen and her gang via the Federal Reserve Board’s

U.S. home values are now entering their fourth year of consistent appreciation, according to new data released by Zillow

Zillow: Home Values Rise for 48th Straight Month

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Fewer people were filling out mortgage applications last week

Mortgage Apps Dip, While Home Prices Uptick

Fewer people were filling out mortgage applications last week, according to data from the

Sales of new single-family houses in July were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 654,000, according to estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development

More New Homes Sold, But Purchase Volume Slips

There was a happy shot of good news in the latest federal housing data: Sales of new single-family houses in July were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 654,000, according to estimates released by the U.S.

Home sales in July saw a 13.1 percent drop from June and an 8.8 percent decline from one year earlier

RE/MAX: Home Sales Down in July

Home sales in July saw a 13.1 percent drop from June and an 8.8 percent decline from one year earlier,

Investment and Luxury Home Prices Up

Median prices for investment housing are increasing at a faster pace than prices for owner-occupied homes, according to data from

Greenspan

Greenspan Predicts Rapidly Rising Rates

Alan Greenspan is looking into his crystal ball and he forecasts rising interest rates rising with a speed that we may not have expected.

stagnant

Another Dismal Week for Mortgage Rates

A sense of stagnancy continued to permeate the mortgage rates environment, according to Freddie Mac

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