Archive for May, 2008

Advice by Kenneth Harney : Fed Reserve, FTC field plan to alert loan seekers to credit-report snags

WASHINGTON When you are quoted a higher interest rate than you deserve because of erroneous information in your credit file, wouldn’t you like someone to red flag it for you? (2 hours ago)

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Metals – Copper close to 2-month low on strong dollar

LONDON – Copper eked out gains on Friday but still remained close to its two-month low, as a strong dollar weighed on all commodity prices, traders said. (15 mins ago)

Update: Euro-zone April M3 +10.6% On Year

Adds analyst comment.) By Monica Houston-Waesch Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES FRANKFURT –Money supply growth accelerated in April, evidence that financial market turmoil still hasn’t substantially curbed bank lending to non-financial corporations. (7 mins ago)

Economic slowdown won’t stay Mboweni’s hand

A slowdown in South Africa’s economic growth will not deter the central bank’s Monetary Policy Committee from hiking interest rates in June, an analyst says. (9 mins ago)

eBay Typo Hunter for the Lowest Prices and the Best Deals

QUESTION: How do you find the lowest prices on eBay? QUESTION: How about finding the best deals on eBay? ANSWER: Well you hunt down the least popular auctions on eBay. What? Did you catch that? So you ask, “But aren’t the least popular auctions completely worthless?” Yes, most e-bay auctions with little traffic are worthless. [...]

Mortgage approvals second weakest on record

LONDON – Mortgage approvals for house purchase were the second weakest on record in April and nearly 40 percent lower than at the same time last year, a survey shows. (2 mins ago)

Comeback of U.S. codger industries

WASHINGTON This is not your economy. It’s not even your parents’ economy. To a surprising degree, this is your great-grandparents’ economy. (31 mins ago)

Fitch says inflation in GCC will rise further

25 May 2008 Inflation in the Gulf Co-operation Council is set to rise further in the absence of effective policy tools to prevent it, Fitch Ratings said in a report. (1 hour ago)

India attracting Gulf telecom operators

By Aroonim Bhuyan, Dubai, May 24: The Indian telecom market has come into sharp focus in the Gulf with a number of telecom operators of the region expressing their intention to foray into the subcontinent. (12 mins ago)