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Drop in home sales worrisome for U.S. economy, experts say

7/25/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

New home sales are down 4.9% for the first half of the year from a year ago, according to Commerce Department figures. Sluggish home sales could ripple through the rest of the economy, slowing growth,… Read More

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Analysis: Mortgages are harder to get than in 2000-2002

7/25/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Mortgage credit standards are tighter now than in 2000-2002, before lenders relaxed their underwriting in the lead-up to the financial crisis, Goldman Sachs economists found in an analysis that consid… Read More