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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Citigroup banker Shawn Miller found dead in flat, with his throat cut

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 09:51pm by Bloomberg

    ... the financial services industry as a thought leader and tireless advocate for environmental and sustainable business practices", bank executives wrote in a memo to employees in his division. ... on sustainability matters, including environmental and social policies related to industries such as mining and renewable energy, according to his LinkedIn profile. He helped oversee the development ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1644695/citigroup-banker-shawn-miller-found-dead-flat-his-throat-cut
  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Is boom in Chinese homebuying in suburban Los Angeles close to ending?

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 10:07pm by MCT

    ... of Chinese money later, she is part of a growing cottage industry of real estate agents, bankers and lawyers who specialise in helping wealthy foreigners buy into southern California. Most ... where a million dollars came from, or prodding people accustomed to financial privacy to open their books to a mortgage banker. For Chen, it also means taking and making a lot of phone calls ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1640034/boom-chinese-homebuying-suburban-los-angeles-close-ending
  3. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Falling US mortgage rates spark rush to refinance

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:16am by Bloomberg

    ... drove the industry's growth, according to an estimate by the Mortgage Bankers Association. Banks' lending remains far below last year's levels as they struggle to increase ... a lift to the financial sector," he said. "Given that this is a seasonally slow period for housing and the mortgage business, it's well-timed." Shultz has been so busy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1621437/falling-us-mortgage-rates-spark-rush-refinance
  4. Business - Economy - UNITED STATES

    Robust consumer spending shields US economy from global turmoil

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 05:51am by Bloomberg

    ... financial markets. The combination of more jobs, falling petrol prices and low borrowing costs will help lift household purchases. Such tailwinds probably matter more than Europe's struggles or the slackening in emerging markets that caused the Dow Jones Industrial Average last week to erase its gains for the year. "We've got a lot of things working in favour of the consumer right ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1617258/robust-consumer-spending-shields-us-economy-global-turmoil
  5. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    US Supreme Court to rule on housing discrimination law

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 07:16am by Bloomberg

    ... agreed to decide whether people suing for housing discrimination must prove they were victims of intentional bias, in a case that may give long-sought protection to the lending industry ... theory, which has helped the administration of President Barack Obama get hundreds of millions of dollars in fair-lending settlements with Bank of America Corp, Wells Fargo and other financial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1611454/us-supreme-court-rule-housing-discrimination-law
  6. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    US August housing starts fall as builders focus on rental market

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 06:07am by Bloomberg

    ... is not for them because wage growth is slow and qualifying for mortgages remains difficult, builders have focused on homes for rent, which means the industry will see bigger swings month to month. ... apartments to live in; on the other hand, there's been significantly less recovery in the single-family market," said Ward McCarthy, chief financial economist at Jefferies in New York. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1598815/us-august-housing-starts-fall-builders-focus-rental-market
  7. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    US regulators target non-bank home loan servicers

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:43am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Boston Consumer financial watchdog issues guidance on how to handle the transfer of mortgages Regulators target non-bank home loan servicers Ranjan and Gita Chhibber said ... grow from the purchase of home loans, some firms are billing customers incorrectly, losing paperwork and failing to honour approved modifications, according to a Consumer Financial Protection ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1588772/us-regulators-target-non-bank-home-loan-servicers
  8. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Canadian pension funds snap up New York towers

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:49am by BLOOM

    ... through its partnership with Callahan Capital Properties as it seeks to boost its real estate investments. "Canada has tremendous financial resources with which to invest and they're ... of its potential to lure tenants from the technology, media and information industries, said Adam Adamakakis, Ivanhoe Cambridge's executive vice-president for US investments. Those companies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1544379/canadian-pension-funds-snap-new-york-towers
  9. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    US housing industry shows signs of warming up after brutal winter

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 04:28am by Reuters

    ... the way for a broader acceleration in an economy that has been in a slow-growth mode since pulling out of the financial crisis. Housing is an important part of the economic fabric, contributing ... Rob Henger, a director of mortgage banking with FirstBank in Tennessee, said confidence was back. "The damage to our industry and the public perception of housing and mortgage banking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1469452/us-housing-industry-show-signs-warming-after-brutal-winter
  10. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Dismantling Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would dent US housing recovery

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 05:14am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Senate proposal to replace US government home-loan financiers with mortgage-bond insurer would push up costs and hit first-time buyers Recovery at risk if Fannie, Freddie axed ... on Sunday, would replace the two financiers with a government-backed mortgage-bond insurer. It would cover losses only after private capital bears the first 10 per cent, leading to higher mortgage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1451710/dismantling-fannie-mae-and-freddie-mac-would-dent-us-housing

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