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  • QE3 on Its Way Out

    The Federal Reserve’s massive, two-year stimulus of the economy—occasionally still called QE3—is now set to ride off into the sunset, according to the latest minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee.

    National 10 July 2014 12:37
  • Service Sector Sees Higher Revenues; Vegas Residential Market Still on the Mend

    Most service-sector businesses gained revenue between the fourth quarter of 2012 and the fourth quarter of 2013. Also, Las Vegas continues to shift from short sales to traditional sales.

    Las Vegas 13 March 2014 15:26
  • Debt Ceiling Lumbers Back Onto National Stage

    The House is again working on a bill to raise the debt ceiling, and the Las Vegas housing market is showing signs of a recovery now that 72 percent of residential transactions are conventional.

    National 11 February 2014 14:57
  • FOMC Warns About Foolish Policy, Debates QE3

    The Federal Open Market Committee released the minutes of its Sept. 17-18 meeting on Wednesday, and it was clear the central bankers saw one thing coming.

    National 10 October 2013 13:43
  • Mortgage Applications Drop as Rates Rise

    The Mortgage Bankers Association reported on Wednesday that mortgage refinance activity is at its lowest level since 2009.

    National 12 September 2013 14:01
  • Bank Failures Down to a Trickle This Year

    The Bank of Wausau, in the central Wisconsin town of the same name, became the 18th U.S. bank to fail this year, when the FDIC took action on Friday to forcibly merge the small bank into Nicolet National Bank in Green Bay, Wis. So far 2013 has seen only a trickle of domestic bank failures, especially when compared to the recession and post-recession years from 2008 to 2012.

    National 12 August 2013 19:01
  • Fed May Continue Stimulus (or Maybe Not)

    According to St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard, speaking at 19th Annual Conference of Montreal, which was organized by the International Economic Forum of the Americas, low U.S. inflation has been a surprise.

    National 11 June 2013 13:28