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  • Newt Gingrich phones in defense over Freddie Mac income

    Newt Gingrich phones in defense over Freddie Mac income
    Newt Gingrich, whose campaign infrastructure is struggling to catch up to his popularity among voters, held his first tele-town hall this morning for Iowans. "Several attacks suggest I am not a solid conservative," he said, and he began the 30-minute...
  • Seeking Iowa rebound, Bachmann hits Gingrich on Freddie Mac

    Seeking Iowa rebound, Bachmann hits Gingrich on Freddie Mac
    Michele Bachmann slashed at Newt Gingrich on Sunday, calling on him to return the $1.6 million he was paid by Freddie Mac, and castigated him for his past positions on immigration and his willingness to support Republican candidates who did not oppose...
  • New jobless claims continue modest decline

     
    The Labor Department said Thursday initial jobless claims filed in the week ending Oct. 15 dropped to 403,000 from an upwardly revised 409,000 in the prior week. That’s down from the summer high of more than 430,000, but still far from comforting...
  • Average 30-year mortgage rate remains above 4%, Freddie Mac says

     
    Mortgage rates: Lenders were offering the standard 30-year home loan at an average of 4.11% early this week, a statistically insignificant drop from 4.12% last week, Freddie Mac said Thursday....
  • New Obama refi plan could get help from Fed

     
    Another Federal Reserve policymaker signaled Monday that the central bank may launch a new round of mortgage-bond purchases to boost the housing market. The comments by New York Fed President Bill Dudley came on the same day that the Obama......
  • Obama administration touts refinancing program as economic boost

     
    Refinancing program: Obama administration officials touted a revised home refinancing program as a boost to the broader economy....
  • 30-year mortgage rate drops to 4%, Freddie Mac says

     
    Mortgage rates: The 4.0% rate for a 30-year mortgage is the second-lowest recorded in the 40-year history of the Freddie Mac survey....
  • Commercial property prices stay flat in October

     
    Commercial real estate values have risen substantially since the trough of 2009 but remained flat in October, an industry analyst said....
  • WeWork to open shared offices for entrepreneurs in Hollywood

     
    WeWork, a shared-office service for budding entrepreneurs, has agreed to open its first Southern California outpost in Hollywood....
  • Lawmakers slam Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac CEOs over pay and bonuses

     
    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: Lawmakers grilled the chief executives of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over their salary and bonuses....
  • Home prices fall in October as mortgage changes take hold

     
    Uncle Sam’s steps to exit the mortgage market took a toll on Southern California’s housing market in October as fewer higher-cost homes sold. The median price, the point at which half the properties sold for more and half for less,......