Borrowing cost due to stay on hold

Half a decade of emergency low interest rates will be marked this week when Bank of England policymakers vote once more to keep the cost of borrowing on hold.

Rates fall on US Treasury bills with 3-month and 6-month bills dropping to lowest in 2 weeks

WASHINGTON – Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Tuesday's auction to the lowest levels in two weeks.

Mortgage applications at lowest level in 2 decades

A recent report clearly signals weakness in buyer demand heading into the usually busy spring housing season.

Colorado, Utah move to hike smoking age to 21

DENVER Two Western states with some of the nation's lowest smoking rates are considering cracking down even more by raising the tobacco age to 21.

Rates fall on US Treasury bills with 3-month and 6-month bills dropping to lowest in 2 weeks

WASHINGTON – Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Tuesday's auction to the lowest levels in two weeks.

Consumer sentiment falls to lowest level since July

Consumer sentiment has slipped back to its pre-election levels, with optimists now barely outnumbering pessimists.

Buy-to-let Borrowing Rates Dive To New Low

David Whittaker from Mortgages for Business told Sky News: "Landlords were squeezed out of the market at the onset of the credit crunch. Roughly 10 million people now live in homes rented from private landlords. Research by Mortgages for Business found that 57% of buy-to-let landlords wanted to buy more properties this year alone.

US abortion rate at lowest since 1973

The rates fell in almost all states, coinciding with fewer pregnancies.

Unemployment rates fall in 39 US states last month

WASHINGTON Unemployment rates fell in four-fifths of US states in December and rose in just two, though most of the improvement stemmed from unemployed Americans giving up on their job searches.

Heroin and pill abuse stir a battle cry in Vermont

MONTPELIER, Vt. Behind the facade of pristine ski slopes, craft beer, quaint village greens and one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country, Vermont is grappling with painkiller and heroin abuse, a challenge leaders say is fueling crime and wrecking lives and families disproportionately in this tiny state.