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Thursday – April 24

Unemployment claims rise. Apple announces stock split, dividend increase, blowout earnings. Durable Orders rise.

The Labor Department reported that Weekly Initial Jobless Claims rose by 24,000 in the latest week to 329,000 and above the 312,000 expected. 75 more words

Mortgage & Market News

Mortgage News | Market News

Wednesday – April 23

New Home Sales plummet. Mortgage applications continue to decline. Quarterly earnings season ramps up.

March New Single-Family Home Sales plunged by from February due in part to rising mortgage rates and home prices. 126 more words

Mortgage Bankers Association

White House-Directed Change In Census Survey Guarantees Skewed Obamacare Data

April 16, 2014 by Ben Bullard

The Census Bureau has been directed to change the wording of questions concerning Americans’ health coverage so that it will be impossible to compare the answers with those provided by takers of the bureau’s interim annual surveys in previous years. 415 more words

New Media News

ICANN Defends Plan to End U.S. Oversight of the Internet

Congress hears arguments for and against Commerce Department plans to give up control of many Internet operations.

Technology

WEEKLY ECONOMIC UPDATE

“The greatest danger to our future is apathy.” - Jane Goodall

Jeffery Davis Presents:

PAYROLLS EXPAND BY 192,000 IN MARCH

This gain almost met Wall Street’s expectations. 1,066 more words

US trade deficit swells to $42.3 bn in February

AFP

The US trade deficit increased sharply in February as imports rose and exports fell amid signs of slowing growth in China and Europe’s tepid recovery, official data showed Thursday. 152 more words

Weekly Economic Update

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“There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” - Aldous Huxley

 

A SENSE OF OPTIMISM ON MAIN STREET… 1,091 more words