Today's Best Mortgage Rates – May 7, 2021

Mortgage rates dropped slightly yesterday, bringing them to or near 14-day lows across most major loan types. National Averages of Lenders’ Best Rates Loan Type Purchase Refinance 30-year Fixed 3.11% 3.28% 30-year Fixed (FHA) 3.03% 3.15% 15-year Fixed 2.38% 2.60% Jumbo 30-year Fixed 3.37% 3.65% 5/1 ARM 2.97% 3.39% Today's […]

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Union sets sights on Tesla’s German factory

More On: tesla Tesla’s bitcoin holdings rise to nearly $2.5 billion Tesla’s bitcoin gambit gave it a $100M boost in the first quarter Tesla beats quarterly revenue expectations on strong deliveries Saturday Night Livid: Elon Musk’s upcoming ‘SNL’ hosting gig causes outrage among stars Germany’s largest and most powerful union […]

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US labor secretary on why Americans aren't going back to work

US labor secretary says unemployment insurace is ‘temporary fix’ U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh argues the pandemic is keeping people from returning to work, not unemployment payments. U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh said the economy still has "a ways to go" following April’s jobs report, and claimed Americans aren’t going […]

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Bank Of England Slows Bond Purchases, Raises Near-Term GDP Outlook

The Bank of England decided to slow its government bond purchase programme amid rising optimism about the economic outlook with the easing of restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic. The nine-member Monetary Policy Committee decided to reduce the pace of government bond purchases, a move that markets may construe as […]

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Does turning 25 guarantee you a better car insurance rate?

Turning 25 can affect your car insurance rate but it’s not guaranteed. Here’s what you need to know about factors that can impact your car insurance rate. (iStock) There are several factors that can influence your car insurance rate, with age being one of them. Young drivers often look forward […]

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Jeff Bezos sells $2.5B in Amazon stock as exit approaches

More On: jeff bezos 60 years after first American in space, tourists are lining up Blue Origin to begin space tourism ticket sales Amazon crushes earnings as Jeff Bezos prepares to leave US regulator says Amazon’s union victory in Alabama could be overturned Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sold almost $2.5 […]

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MFIs flag rural borrower distress to RBI

Lenders plead for central bank relief, say small-ticket, rural customers hit harder by second wave The pandemic’s second wave is affecting rural households far more than last year, with a large number of microfinance staffers, borrowers and their families hit by COVID-19, impacting many more livelihoods than during the first […]

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This Country Has the Most Valuable Passport in 2021

After more than a year of pandemic-related border closures and restrictions, COVID-19 vaccines are providing hope for a post-pandemic surge in international travel and tourism. Still, even after the pandemic, some people will have greater freedom and access to world travel than others, depending on the passport they carry. In […]

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