| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:07 AM
U.S. job growth accelerated sharply in February despite the icy weather that gripped much of the nation, easing fears of an abrupt economic slowdown and keeping the Federal Reserve on track to continue reducing its monetary stimulus.
Employers added 175,...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:30 AM
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| Apr 11, 2014
| 7:51 AM
Who: Hernando Perez was named sales manager for Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services in Fort Lauderdale, from investment sales associate, specializing in South Florida multifamily properties. Perez joined in 2011 under the firm's sales...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 8:35 AM
Mortgage-related firings totaled nearly 22,000 in the fourth quarter of 2013, the highest level in six years, according to a tally by Mortgage Daily.
The trade publication reported Monday that it counted about 3,000 new jobs added to the home lending...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 8:12 AM
California's banking giant, Wells Fargo & Co., reported 14% higher first quarter earnings, powering well beyond Wall Street's expectations as declining loan losses and operating cost cuts offset the slowdown in mortgages at America's largest home lender. ...
| May 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Are lenders' credit score requirements for home buyers this spring too high — out of sync with the actual risks of default presented by today's borrowers? The experts say yes.
What experts? The developers of the credit scores used by virtually...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 8:01 AM
You can move your shareholder meeting out of California, but you can't stop protesters from following.
Joining ordinary Wells Fargo shareholders, demonstrators planned to air their grievances Tuesday in San Antonio, site of this year's annual meeting....
| Apr 16, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Socked by mortgage-related legal expenses, Bank of America Corp. lost $276 million during the first quarter, sending its stock down sharply.
The quarterly loss, its first in 2½ years, came despite lower loan losses and better than expected results in...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:11 PM
SACRAMENTO — Millions of dollars in welfare benefits are ending up in banks' pockets each year when poor Californians access their taxpayer-funded benefits, according to state statistics and a report released Tuesday.
Like many other states,...
| May 30, 2014
| 2:04 PM
The city of Los Angeles accused JPMorgan Chase & Co. of steering minority borrowers into risky home loans they couldn’t afford, triggering a foreclosure wave that hammered property values and city coffers.
In a lawsuit filed Friday in U.S....
| May 5, 2014
| 9:49 AM
Banks are reviving some of the riskier lending practices that preceded the financial crisis, attracting attention as you might expect, although they say they're keeping a lid on things this time.
One trend is enabling homeowners to tap equity...