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"Freddie Mac reported that the Single-Family serious delinquency rate declined in October to 1.91% from 1.96% in September. Freddie's rate is down from 2.28% in October 2013, and this is the lowest level since December 2008. Freddie's serious delinqu..."

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335 words • advanced • 3 years, 7 months ago
"Fannie Mae reported today that the Single-Family Serious Delinquency rate declined in March to 1.78% from 1.83% in February. The serious delinquency rate is down from 2.19% in March 2014, and this is the lowest level since September 2008. The Fannie ..."

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140 words • intermediate • 2 years, 9 months ago
tourism
"RESURFACING works that would close a section of the A590 during night-time hours are now set to start tonight following a serious incident. A 1.4-mile section of the A590 from Newby Bridge roundabout up to Barrow Banks will be closed between 8pm and..."
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52 words • intermediate • 3 years, 1 month ago
sales, marketing
"How can e-commerce marketers get a serious leg up on the competition? By using their emails and marketing automation systems to "frame" their customers for the perfect sale. Read the full article at MarketingProfs from MarketingProfs How-To Articles..."

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269 words • advanced • 2 years, 8 months ago
business
"A newly-released RANZCP report has calculated the cost to the Australian economy of the premature deaths of people with mental illnesses. It says the early deaths of people suffering schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, psychosis and depression cost the..."

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209 words • intermediate • 4 years, 4 months ago
"Today's jobs report fits my Boring Economy theory that month-to-month gyrations have obscured a safely cruising, slow-and-steady recovery. The economy added 209,000 jobs last month, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the unemployment ra..."

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476 words • intermediate • 3 years, 3 months ago
business
"US Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Kim Kyung-hoon/File-Pool Photo via AP) Americans are very worried about ties with China, with economic issues atop the list, including US debt held by Beijing, job los..."
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422 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
business
"WASHINGTON (AP) — China's economic muscle remains a more serious concern for Americans than security threats posed by cyberattacks and the Asian nation's growing military, according to a survey released Wednesday.The survey by the Pew Research Center..."
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84 words • intermediate • 3 years, 4 months ago
marketing
"Since 1995, I have been advising companies and individuals in change situations. My activities include: Executive Coaching Executive Search Change Workshops (e.g. LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®) Business advice (strategy, marketing, communication…) My appr..."

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339 words • intermediate • 3 years ago
business
"YouTube/Milan R. VuckovicThere has been some debate over the possibility of economic conditions deteriorating to the point of another recession. Large investors and financial institutions have started raising warning flags. JPMorgan pegs the chances ..."

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433 words • intermediate • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"CBS News Amid a national spike in gas prices, two in three Americans say the hike in costs is causing them financial hardship at home, according to a CBS News poll released Wednesday. The poll, conducted between February 24 and 27, surveyed more th..."
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540 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"China Drops Dollar PegIf China was really serious about doing what every major country in the world does, it would float the yuan. On Thursday, I saw this MarketWatch headline: China Serious about Dropping Dollar Peg.I was totally unimpressed after ..."
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502 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"Serious Energy: Spinning off half the triple windows Serious Energy (formerly Serious Materials) has had well-publicized difficulties in the last year. Its attempt to reinvent itself by expanding from building materials (drywall and then windows) i..."
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"The downward spiral of the e-commerce site Fab continues, with rumors that it's going to trim its New York City office to less than 30 people, down from a few hundred. "Fab is going to reduce its NY office down to 20 to 25 people" and is "selling the..."
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98 words • advanced • 2 years, 2 months ago
sales
"A picture says 1,000 words -- especially your LinkedIn profile picture. A well-chosen picture tells prospects you’re professional and competent. A bad one, on the other hand, undermines your credibility and primes buyers not to take you seriously. B..."
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171 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"BRUSSELS—Halliburton Co. faces a fresh hurdle toward its $35 billion acquisition of rival Baker Hughes Inc. after European Union regulators opened a full-blown antitrust investigation into the deal, warning it raised “serious potential competitio..."

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295 words • intermediate • 2 years, 7 months ago
business
"Two in 10 firms were not actively making their staff aware of cyber risks, and fewer than six out of 10 companies said their boards took the issue seriously. Cyber security is not being taken seriously by small UK manufacturing firms with potentiall..."

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195 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
sales, startups, business
"Bangalore:  India is regarded as the fastest growing market for e-commerce. From the year 2011 onwards, equity investors have invested roughly $1.2 billion (over 7,490 crore) into online product retailing according to research firm Venture Intellige..."

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235 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"The Bank of England is furious with the Co-operative Bank, which neared collapse two years ago as it revealed a 1.5 billion ($2.3 billion) black hole in its balance sheet. The BoE's Prudential Regulation Unit, the banking watchdog, wanted to hand Co-..."

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313 words • intermediate • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"Sony looking to 'Make in India', may set up manufacturing unit PTI , New Delhi | Updated: Jun 28, 2015 13:53 IST Japanese electronics major Sony is "seriously" looking at participating in the government's 'Make in India' initiative and may consider..."

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