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These settlements [Justice Department with lenders] include requirements that banks lend to minorities at below-market rates and, in effect, dish out cash to politically favored 'community groups.' It's a good bet that many of these loans will eventually go bad.
“Despite the gradual rise in mortgage rates over the last two months, housing starts were actually up in September, highlighting the resiliency of the housing market,”
“That said, January housing starts were the highest in over 20 years, and that is based on higher rates than we are currently experiencing, ... All in all, the little run-up in rates that occurred this week will not be enough to cause a significant slowdown in current housing market activity.”
Right now the long-term investors are telling us that they're not as concerned about inflation and so we're seeing these rates now move into the marketplace and out to the street - rates that individuals can get.
“I think Beaufort County could pay lower rates and pay a host fee to Jasper County. Obviously (Beaufort and Jasper counties) would have more power negotiating with Waste Management.”
“Since Charles Schwab has taken the helm, the firm has consistently reduced their commission rates and their account fees. They've been taking their medicine in consistent and regular doses.”
The growth of a nation's productive potential is the central factor in determining its growth in real wages and living standards.... high rates of investment and saving usually have a big payoff in promoting economic growth.
According to the Bank of England the economy is growing too fast so interest rates must rise to counter the supposed inflationary threat.