How lower oil prices could fuel more hiring

How lower oil prices could fuel more hiringGasoline is advertised below $2 per gallon at the Alton Shop n Save gas station on the Homer Adams Parkway in Alton, Ill. Crude oil futures prices ended lower Monday on the New York Mercantile Exchange. T(Photo: John Badman, AP)WASHINGTON (AP) — In June, when oil cost $107 a barrel, U.S. employers added a healthy number of jobs — 267,000. Now, with oil below $50, hopes are rising that hiring in the United States is poised to intensify.

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New Homeowners To Pay Less For FHA Mortgage Insurance

New Homeowners To Pay Less For FHA Mortgage Insurance

(Spidra Webster)

In the wake of the devastating crash of the housing market, the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development was forced to increase mortgage insurance premiums for borrowers with loans insured by the Federal Housing Administration, effectively stopping hundreds of thousands of potential homeowners from climbing the property ladder. With the market stabilizing, HUD is rolling back most of that rate increase for new homeowners in the hope that it will spur more borrowing.

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In a letter to U.S. House, hotel indrustry calls in Congress to reauthorize TRIA immediately

In a letter to U.S. House, hotel indrustry calls in Congress to reauthorize TRIA immediately
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a letter to every member of the United States House of Representatives, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) urged the chamber to immediately address the need to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) now that the 114th Congress has commenced. Both chambers of Congress have passed legislation to reauthorize the program, yet no final legislation was passed and sent to the President’s desk for signature.

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In a letter to U.S. House, hotel indrustry calls in Congress to reauthorize TRIA immediately

In a letter to U.S. House, hotel indrustry calls in Congress to reauthorize TRIA immediately
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a letter to every member of the United States House of Representatives, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) urged the chamber to immediately address the need to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) now that the 114th Congress has commenced. Both chambers of Congress have passed legislation to reauthorize the program, yet no final legislation was passed and sent to the President’s desk for signature.

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