Archive for July, 2008

Fort Lauderdale Real Estate: Tips In Getting A Home At A Lower Price

Fort Lauderdale hosts some of the amazing residential properties in this side of Florida — from luxurious condos to the beautiful beachside townhouses that your family will surely love. (55 secs ago)

EU economic confidence falls

Business and consumer confidence plunged in the 15 countries using the euro in July, hitting the lowest level in more than five years, the European Commission said Wednesday. (3 mins ago)

Jefferson County’s jobless rate jumps to 6.5 percent

The unemployment rate in Jefferson County rose to 6.5 percent in June, up from 5.9 percent in May and 5.2 percent in June 2007, the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training reported Tuesday. (3 mins ago)

Riders on the Storm

The bad news keeps coming, fast and furious. Houses are worth less, home-equity lines of credit are being suspended, jobs are at risk, wages aren’t keeping up with inflation and energy prices continue to soar, eating away at Americans’ disposable income. (48 secs ago)

Searching For A Fort Lauderdale Home On The Internet

Finding the perfect real estate property in Fort Lauderdale can be very tiring if you do everything on foot. But there is an easy way to look for the right home that fits your needs without even getting out of the house — and that is through the Internet. (41 mins ago)

Danger Lurks When Shopping for Student Loans

Comparison shopping for a private student loan — unlike a mortgage or an auto loan — may hurt your credit score. (5 hours ago)

Oil companies back off from weekly price hikes

CRUDE oil traded near a seven-week low after reports showed demand in the US and Japan, two of the three largest oil-consuming countries, fell as high prices crimp fuel consumption. (5 mins ago)

Dollar hits 2-week high versus euro on German data

NEW YORK – The dollar rose to a two-week high against the euro on Thursday as the single currency came under heavy pressure after a slew of soft euro-zone data cooled expectations of higher interest rates. (9 mins ago)

U.S. dollar gains, boosted by oil, stocks

Euro hits record high against yen (56 mins ago)

Wachovia has $8.9 billion loss, cuts 6,350 jobs, dividend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Wachovia lost $8.86 billion in the second quarter, and said today it was slashing its dividend and cutting 6,350 jobs after losses tied to mortgages soared. (7 mins ago)