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2011-10-26 16:55:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Interest rates on new credit card offers remained unchanged this week, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090210/CCLOGO) The average is composed of 100 of the most popular credit cards in the country, including cards from dozens of leading U.S. issuers and representing every card category. Introductory (teaser) rates are not included in the calculation. Rates for...

2011-10-25 15:53:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Remarks by Black Box Casino author Robert Stowe England at this month's Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) annual conference in Chicago detailing his exploration of how, in his words, "The story of the financial crisis is the story of mortgage banking," have been posted at YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lv0jv-C0iWE) . Mr. England, an acclaimed business writer in the financial services industry, hosted a discussion and book-signing...

2011-09-30 10:21:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard delivered remarks titled "U.S. Monetary Policy at Another Crossroads" at the 2011 "Dealmakers of the Year" Business Breakfast, hosted by Point Loma Nazarene University's Fermanian Business & Economic Institute. Bullard talked about the weaker-than-expected recovery, noting that U.S. economic growth is sluggish and that the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) has warned...

2011-09-21 16:10:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Interest rates on new credit card offers remained unchanged this week, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report, as rates' upward climb paused following several volatile weeks. The average is composed of 100 of the most popular credit cards in the country, including cards from dozens of leading U.S. issuers and representing every card category. Introductory (teaser) rates are not included in the calculation. (Logo:...

2011-09-20 16:48:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial author Robert Stowe England will host a book discussion and signing event for his soon-to-be released tome "Black Box Casino" (ISBN: 978-0313392894) at the Mortgage Bankers Association's 98th Annual Convention and Expo in Chicago. The signing will take place on Oct. 10 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the East Tower at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Attendance at this exclusive event is by invitation only for registered MBA Annual attendees. Inquire...

2011-09-14 15:01:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Average mortgage rates have increased slightly, while lowest rates remained stable week-over-week according to the LendingTree Weekly Mortgage Rate Pulse, which tracks the lowest and average mortgage rates offered by lenders on the LendingTree network. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110518/MM04455LOGO) On September 13, average home loan rates offered by LendingTree network lenders were 4.37% (4.53% APR) for 30-year fixed...

2011-09-01 12:00:00

VIENNA, Va., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Navy Federal Credit Union announced today that it has lowered its 36-month new auto loan rate to an APR as low as 1.79%. "We believe this is the lowest rate being offered by any bank or credit union in the nation today," said Tony Gallardy, vice president, Consumer and Credit Card Lending. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080117/DC11807LOGO-b ) Navy Federal reported strong auto lending growth in the past several months,...

2011-07-20 16:20:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Interest rates on new credit card offers fell from their record highs this week, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090210/CCLOGO) The average is composed of 100 of the most popular credit cards in the country, including cards from dozens of leading U.S. issuers and representing every card category. Introductory (teaser) rates are not included in the calculation. Of the...

2011-07-06 16:34:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Interest rates on new credit card offers soared to record heights this week according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090210/CCLOGO) The average is composed of 100 of the most popular credit cards in the country, including cards from dozens of leading U.S. issuers and representing every card category. Introductory (teaser) rates are not included in the calculation. Of the nine...

2011-06-30 07:00:00

ATLANTA, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite steady gains in key industry sectors, the nation's housing market continues to exert pressure on the overall rate of economic recovery. While financial conditions across multiple financial sectors suggest economic stabilization and growth, delinquencies still exceed pre-recession levels due to continued turbulence in the mortgage marketplace, according to Equifax (NYSE: EFX) national credit trend research for May 2011. (Logo:...