CFPB Proposes No-point, No-fee Mortgages
The nation's financial services watchdog on Friday proposed requiring lenders to make available no-fee, no-point mortgages to make it easier for prospective homeowners to comparison shop.
US DATA WEEK AHEAD: Housing Will Be in Focus
Investors will have little data to kick around next week, but a release of minutes from the last Federal reserve policy meeting may fill some of the void.
Faced with Crisis, Congress Walks
The fiscal cliff and what will really happen when it is reached is actually not the biggest thing in the news this week.
Newmont CEO: Conditions Not There for Peru's Minas Conga to Proceed
LIMA, Peru--The conditions to allow U.S.-based Newmont Mining Corp.(NEM) to move ahead with the $5.0 billion Minas Conga copper and gold project don't currently exist, the company's Chief Executive Richard O'Brien said.
Lifeless Markets Remain in Holding Pattern
U.S. stocks alternated between minor gains and losses Friday afternoon amid anemic trading volume and virtually no volatility as Wall Street looks to put the finishing touches on its first six-week win streak since January 2011.
Gold Ends Seesaw Session Higher; Platinum Gains
Gold futures closed slightly higher after a seesaw trading session on Friday, but tallied a 0.2% loss for the week.
In Swing States, More Jobless Means More Election Heat
Unemployment rates rose in July from June in almost all U.S. states, including those where the presidential election fight is expected to be fiercest.
Striking Caterpillar Workers Approve Contract
JOLIET, Ill.--Workers at a Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) factory in Illinois voted in favor of a new pay offer, a move that will end a strike lasting more than five months, union officials said Friday.
Strike Over: Caterpillar Workers Ratify Contract
The world's largest construction-equipment maker said about 800 workers at a plant in Joliet, Illinois, have ratified a six-year labor agreement, ending a nearly four-month strike.
Graduated, but Still on the Job Hunt? How to Stay Fresh
Job hunting is a long, arduous process that can be full of frustration with little glimmers of hope, but experts say staying positive and having a good attitude is a critical part of landing a job. To avoid becoming a jaded college grad on the job hunt, here are expert tips on how grads can stay