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College Debt Continues To Get Worse Despite Increasing Attention

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According to the latest research, families are not saving enough money for college, students are deeper in debt and about 13 percent of college graduates owe $50,000 or more for their education. The research’s bottom line is that the miseries of college debt continue to get worse even with attention being paid to the ever-increasing […]

March 2nd, 2013 | Posted in Featured,Finance,New | Read More »

CBO Warns Fiscal Cliff Could Cause Another U.S. Recession

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The Congressional Budget Office sent out a report that warned a fiscal cliff could lead the U.S. economy into another recession during 2013 and drive the unemployment rate up over nine percent. It also said there would be a .5 percentage point drop in economic output should Congress fail to act in preventing tax increases […]

November 15th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Finance,New | Read More »

Home Appreciation Increases Throughout The U.S.

US House Prices

Home prices across the U.S. are on the rise, making a huge 4.6 percent leap in August from August 2011. This is the biggest leap seen in six years. According to CoreLogic, a real estate data provider in Irvine, the 4.6 percent increase is the largest seen since July 2006. The measurement also noted a […]

October 5th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Finance,New | Read More »

U.S. Stocks Rose Amid Sneaking Suspicion on Another Bailout Aid for Greece

US Stocks

U.S. stocks rose, cutting down the largest monthly decline for the Standard and Poor’s 500 Index since August 2010, amidst suspicion on additional assistance for Greece. Despite weaker anticipations on regional manufacturing, consumer confidence and home prices, 30 components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and all S&P 500 sectors posted positive figures. Health care […]

June 1st, 2011 | Posted in Featured,Finance,New | Read More »

Currencies in Asia Strengthened this Week

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This week, Asian currencies posted better performance amid speculation that borrowing costs will be continuously increased by central banks for each region in order to control inflation. The Singaporean dollar posted a record while a 13-year high was attained by the ringgit of Malaysia. The highest level for the Bloomberg-JP Morgan Asia Dollar index was […]

April 26th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,Finance,New | Read More »

Google Co-Founder Takes Over CEO Seat

Just when we think that all the hype and excitement over the announcement that Apple CEO Steve Jobs is taking a leave of absence, another big name in the computer and internet industry makes another big announcement.  This concerns Google Inc and it’s all about CEO Eric Schmidt stepping aside and giving his post to […]

January 21st, 2011 | Posted in Finance,New | Read More »

Wall Street: Clear Skies Ahead for the US Economy

Wall Street has promising predictions for the market as they see clearer skies ahead and another week of gains – the fourth consecutive to be exact. This predication was based on the stock index performance that set out a good start at the beginning of the holiday season. As of the month of December, stocks […]

December 24th, 2010 | Posted in Featured,Finance,New | Read More »

APEC Summit 2010 Spearheads Free Trade Policies

The APEC Summit has finally ended last Sunday after four days of the annual conference meeting which comprised of presidents from the world’s strongest economies. The participating countries are now proud to be one step closer to solving the global fiscal crisis which is considered to be one of the most pressing global issues to […]

November 15th, 2010 | Posted in Finance,New | Read More »

Stock Market Ends with Narrowly Mixed Stocks Due to Dow Jones High

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Once again, the Dow Jones industrial average reached yet another record trading level high of the year. This has resulted to a narrowly mixed stock by the end of Monday, November 1, 2010. This is the 3rd time in two consecutive weeks that the Dow Jones close down to its highest average of the year, […]

November 2nd, 2010 | Posted in Featured,Finance,New | Read More »

Unexpected Fall of Apple’s Shares in the Stock Market

A surprising drop was seen in Apple’s shares as the company fell by 7% during after-hours trading. This came unexpected by many because the company has performed quite well in the market. Expectations were high for Apple as its profits were predicted to go beyond $4.3bn for the last quarter. After closing time in the […]

October 19th, 2010 | Posted in Finance,New | Read More »

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