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2005-07-06 11:55:09

By Julie Haviv NEW YORK (Reuters) - Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose for the first time in three weeks despite higher interest rates, an industry group said on Wednesday. The Mortgage Bankers Association said both purchasing and refinancing activity gained sharply in the week ended July 1.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]