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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
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.