Mortgage rates are still twice what they were a year ago, but home prices have been falling since June, and that’s finally making consumers feel better about what had been an overheated, highly competitive housing market. A monthly housing sentiment index from Fannie Mae showed sentiment improving from November toContinue Reading

U.S. stocks were trading sharply higher Friday as investors weighed a story from the Wall Street Journal and comments from Federal Reserve officials suggesting that the central bank might shift to smaller interest-rate rises after its November meeting. Investors were also coping with intraday volatility in stocks as around $2Continue Reading

WESTLAKE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Charles Schwab Corporation announced today that it has scheduled a Fall Business Update for institutional investors on Thursday, October 27th. This Update, which will be held via live public webcast, is part of an ongoing series designed to help the investment community keep abreast of recentContinue Reading