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Demystifying the Economics of Housing

Dwight Johnston, Chief Economist, California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues on the economics and politics of the housing market and the trends that are likely to impact it during the year. Editor’s Note: This feature originally appeared in the May issue of DS News, out now.

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The Worst Home Markets for Millennials

Millennials want to own homes. They just happen to be living through one of the toughest homebuyer's markets. And five cities, in particular, are tough for young buyers to crack. Which are these cities?

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Fannie Mae Delivers Mixed Economic and Housing Forecast

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Amid talk of trade wars, escalating home prices, and rising interest rates, Fannie Mae is remaining optimistic about overall economic growth. In Fannie's April 2018 Economic and Housing Outlook report, the GSE projects higher numbers across the board in housing ...

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FOMC Meeting: Setting the Pace for Future Rate Hikes

The meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC)—the policy-making arm of the Federal Reserve begins today. This is also the first time that the meeting is being led by Jerome Powell the new Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board. ...

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SunTrust: Businesses Optimistic for the Future

An annual survey is taking the “pulse” of business optimism to determine where today’s leaders are seeing economic growth, as well as potential pitfalls for domestic and global operations.

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Brian Grow Appointed as President of Morningstar Credit Ratings

Chicago-headquartered Morningstar Credit Ratings has announced the appointment of Brian Grow as President of the company. In his new role Grow will oversee the day-to-day operations of the company’s business and will be based out of New York. He will ...

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Domestic Spending to Spur Economic Growth

Mortgage rates and home sales are expected to rise in 2018 according to the latest economic and housing outlook by Fannie Mae. The report expects mortgage rates to rise 30 basis points to 4.4 percent by the end of 2018 ...

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Housing Confidence High as 2017 Winds Down

Optimism for the U.S. housing market stayed afloat in the fourth quarter. But there are signs that confidence is taking on water, especially when it comes to the economy.

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Predicting Economic Growth

Despite an uncertain political climate and lower-than-projected growth the first half of the year, the U.S. economy is still poised for strong growth by the close of 2017. Find out just how much growth in Fannie Mae’s latest report.

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