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  • Mortgage rates hit another high for year

    Mortgage rates hit another high for year
    Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week, reaching high levels for the year.
  • AP National News Calendar

    Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of July 5-11. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute. The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EDT), unless otherwise noted: SUNDAY: No events of note....

    Mortgage rates hit high for 2015; 30-year loan averaging 4.08%

    Mortgage rates hit high for 2015; 30-year loan averaging 4.08%
    The economy's slow improvement is nudging mortgage interest rates higher, with home finance giant Freddie Mac saying the average for a conventional 30-year mortgage rose to 4.08% this week, its high point for the year.  Freddie Mac's weekly survey of...

    Cash sales decline as more homebuyers get financing

    Cash sales decline as more homebuyers get financing
    More than half of all South Florida home and condo sales in May were cash deals, but buyers who need mortgages shouldn't lose heart, a new report shows. Roughly 53 percent of transactions last month didn't involve a loan. Yet that's down from about 70...

    Business Highlights

    ___ US unemployment falls to 7-year low, but wages are flat U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.3 percent and employers hired at a solid pace in June, but other gauges of the job market drew a bleaker picture: A wave of people stopped...