User: newstrust Topic: US Economy
Category: Housing
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Spring housing market likely to be flush with inventory, sinking prices 7.3.2008 Chicago Tribune: Business
Relocation firm's woes highlight a growing glut What this real estate market needs is a buyer of last resort, and until it went broke last month, Sirva Inc. thought it could fill the ...
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Federal Reserve acts to ease credit crisis 7.3.2008 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
The Fed has been working to pump billions of dollars into the banking system to aid an economy rocked by the subprime mortgage crisis and the severe tightening of credit.
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Foreclosures Set Records as Housing Troubles Worsen 7.3.2008 Truthout.com
Kevin G. Hall reports for McClatchy Newspapers, "More than one of every 20 home mortgages was delinquent during the last three months of 2007, the highest level in 23 years, according to a report Thursday by the Mortgage Bankers Association."
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Employers slash 63,000 jobs in February, most in 5 year, feeding recession fears 7.3.2008 Star Tribune: Latest
Employers slashed jobs by 63,000 in February, the most in five years, the starkest sign yet the country is heading dangerously toward recession or is in one already.
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U.S. Senate votes to bolster consumer product safeguards 7.3.2008 International Herald Tribune: Business
The legislation would create a public database of complaints about products and empower state prosecutors to take action to protect consumers in their states.
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Bank of Japan nominee Toshiro Muto is a political artist with pragmatic bent 7.3.2008 International Herald Tribune: Business
Nominated Friday as the next governor of the Bank of Japan, Muto is a political artist who can blend economics with insider expertise to get things done. But he must find a way to paint that picture convincingly for opposition lawmakers.
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Japan names its nominee for central bank chief 7.3.2008 International Herald Tribune: Business
Toshiro Muto was the government's choice to steer the world's second-largest economy through a global credit crisis, but the opposition voiced concerns about his close government ties, raising the risk of a political showdown over the crucial post.
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Employers Slash Jobs by Most in 5 Years 7.3.2008 SFGate: Business & Technology
Employers slashed jobs by 63,000 in February, the most in five years, the starkest sign yet the country is heading dangerously toward recession or is in one already. The Labor Department's report, released Friday, also showed that the ...
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Employers slash jobs by most in 5 years 7.3.2008 Star Tribune: Business
Employers slashed jobs by 63,000 in February, the most in five years, the starkest sign yet the country is heading dangerously toward recession or is in one already.
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Four U.S. executives charged over tainted Chinese toothpaste 7.3.2008 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
The executives, from two American companies, imported toothpaste containing a poison used in antifreeze that was distributed in prisons, luxury hotels, hospitals and discount stores, in one of the earliest global alerts to broader manufacturing problems in China.
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Fortis takes €2.7 billion charge on mortgage-related investments 7.3.2008 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
The Dutch-Belgian bank said its underlying growth was strong.
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Dollar hits all-time low against euro 7.3.2008 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
A U.S. jobs report bolstered speculation that the Federal Reserve will cut the benchmark interest rate as much as a full percentage point to 2 percent on March 18.
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U.S. lost 63,000 jobs in February 7.3.2008 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
The unemployment rate fell, however, as hundreds of thousands of people left the civilian work force.
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Lego seeking to win over more girls 7.3.2008 International Herald Tribune: Business
A toymaker known for its plastic bricks is also preparing to expand into the virtual world.
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Aversion to risk deepens credit woes 7.3.2008 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
Investors sought absolute safety, even moving away from debt issued by two government-sponsored mortgage lending enterprises.
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Carlyle fund considering 'all options' 7.3.2008 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
The fund said it received additional margin calls and default notices Thursday from banks that help finance its portfolio of residential mortgage-backed securities.
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Nation's troubled housing market goes from bad to worse / Foreclosures hit record high; debt surpasses equity 7.3.2008 SFGate: Business & Technology
Nervous homeowners and economic analysts have been wondering how much worse the housing market could get. On Thursday, they got an answer: Plenty. Foreclosures are at a record high. Home equity is at a record low. The housing market is spiraling down with ...
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Consumer Confidence at Lowest Since 2002 7.3.2008 SFGate: Business & Technology
Confidence in the economy dropped to a new low as worries about a possible recession, persistent problems in the housing and credit markets and lofty energy prices put people in a more gloomy mind-set. According to the RBC Cash Index, confidence ...
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More margin calls for Carlyle affiliate 7.3.2008 International Herald Tribune: Business
The firm said it believes these additional margin calls and increased collateral requirements could quickly deplete its liquidity and impair its capital.
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Special report: Tracing the Left’s escalating war on military recruiters 7.3.2008 Michelle Malkin
An illustrated history of anti-war thuggery.
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