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Chicago Illinois Mortgage Rates Week in Review for the Week Ending 06/24/2011

For this week, the direction trend in mortgage rates is all about Greece. The Greek parliament is scheduled to vote on new austerity measures Wednesday, a precondition of any European Union bailout. It is almost guaranteed that this measure will pass, as Greece has no other real options, and Germany and France have made it [...]

What's Up Next Week for North American Markets

Market Blog submits: Observers have pushed back the Bank of Canada’s next interest rate increase, perhaps to the end of this year, but next week’s reading on Canadian inflation will no doubt help give some clarity to that projection....Show More Summary

Chicago Illinois Mortgage Rates Week in Review for the Week Ending 06/17/2011

Mortgage rates are still very low and holding as the markets wait for a clear direction. Mortgage rates rose in the middle of the week but settled back to flat by the end of the week. Greece, and the state of the European Union is still the biggest worry. Last week there was rioting in [...]

Hotels: Occupancy Rate increased 3.0 percent compared to same week in 2010

Here is the weekly update on hotels from HotelNewsNow.com: STR: US results for week ending 11 June In year-over-year comparisons for the week, occupancy rose 3.0 percent to 67.7 percent, average daily rate increased 3.5 percent to US$102.09,...Show More Summary

Friday Interest Rate Brief

Andrew Wilkinson submits: Stress-testing of the euro currency performed this week came to a tidy end with an entourage of French ministers getting a free-trip to Berlin thrown into the bargain. For all of the bravado and apparent brinksmanship,...Show More Summary

Google's Newest Clean Energy Project: Solar Leasing

Google announced this week that it’s investing $280 million in SolarCity, a company that installs and maintains residential-scale solar panels. Customers pay a fee for this service, either up-front or at a monthly rate—and end up saving...Show More Summary

Goofing Off For Fun and Profit

This week's task at work? I am in charge of establishing our Twitter and Facebook presences. (Follow us! Like us!) At this rate, maybe be the end of the summer I'll be blogging for a living.

Chicago Illinois Mortgage Rates Week in Review for the Week Ending 06/10/2011

Mortgage rates mostly moved sideways last week, in a market where there was not a lot of news. Still, rates are at their lowest point since last November, and near the lows for the last forty years. The question now is whether this is a pause before rates drop even lower, or with the end [...]

The Week in Housing: Lower Rates, Negative Equity, and Homeowner Confidence

Rates Slide as Economy Weakens Following a poor performance in the labor market, interest rates fell for the week ending June 9th, 2011.  The economy added just 54,000 new jobs in May much less than analysts expected and the unemployment rate increased to 9.1%.  The economic recovery is running out of steam and factories cut [...]Show More Summary

Hotels: Occupancy Rate increases 2.5 percent compared to same week in 2010

Here is the weekly update on hotels from HotelNewsNow.com: STR: US results for week ending 4 June In year-over-year comparisons, occupancy rose 2.5 percent to 58.5 percent, average daily rate increased 2.7 percent to US$96.63, and revenue per available room finished the week up 5.2 percent to US$56.55. Show More Summary

Friday Corporate Bond Brief

Andrew Wilkinson submits: Caution in the equity market boosted demand for the safety of government paper at the end of a bad week for investors. Interest rate expectations mellowed after several Fed speakers expressed disappointment earlier over the slow progress the economy was making deep into an economic recovery. Show More Summary

Sliding Stocks Boost Bonds But Altria Yields Perk Up

Caution in the equity market boosted demand for the safety of government paper at the end of a bad week for investors. Interest rate expectations mellowed after several Fed speakers expressed disappointment earlier over the slow progress the economy was making deep into an economic recovery.

Indian Food Prices Spike Again As Government Keeps Saying It Will Get Better Soon

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has hiked interest rates nine times since March 2010 to curb inflation, but clearly it hasn't been enough. India's food inflation reached a 2-month high of 9.01% for the week ending May 28, up from 8.55% the previous week.The government expects food prices to fall by September or October after the monsoons. Show More Summary

Chicago Illinois Mortgage Rates Week in Review for the Week Ending 06/03/2011

 The news reported last week confirmed that that the economy is slowing and mortgage rates are continuing to trend down. Factory orders fell 1.2% in April, and the ISM manufacturing index, a sign of strength in the manufacturing sector, came in at 53.5 compared to 60.4 the month before, much lower than expected. But the [...]

Hotels: Occupancy Rate continues to recover after weak April and early May

Here is the weekly update on hotels from HotelNewsNow.com: STR: US performance for week ending 28 MayIn year-over-year comparisons, occupancy rose 4.9 percent to 64.2 percent, average daily rate increased 3.8 percent to US$100.93, and revenue per available room finished the week up 8.9 percent to US$64.81. Show More Summary

Analyst Expects Broadcast Upfront Deals by Week's End

Georg Szalai UBS analyst John Janedis expects CBS and ABC ad rate increases of 11 percent to 12 percent over last year after an estimated 10 percent gain for Fox, which he said "could limit" the pricing upside for its competitors. read more

Corporate Bond Issuance Is Still Going Nuts

With interest rates at or near historic lows, companies have been issuing corporate bonds at a breathtaking pace, setting a weekly record this month. Excluding financial services companies, corporate borrowing for the week ending May...Show More Summary

Chicago Illinois Mortgage Rates Week in Review for the Week Ending 05/27/2011

Mortgage rates improved again last week and are now at their lowest point in the last 6 months. The lower rates are due to more more evidence that the economy is softening, again, and as a  flight to safety in global funds as Greece is about to be bailed out, again. Unemployment claims were up [...]

Ran a mid run of 5 miles

Today was the end of the first week using my new goals. I did 15 miles for the week. My wakeup heart rate was 57, and I felt pretty good during the run. I ran from the East Pavilion in South Jordan to the tunnel under 12300 South in draper and back. Show More Summary

Hotels: Occupancy Rate continues to improves after soft patch

Here is the weekly update on hotels from HotelNewsNow.com: US hotels post 11.6% weekly RevPAR gain The U.S. hotel industry recorded an 11.6% revenue-per-available-room gain for the week ending 21 May 2011, according to data from STR. The increase pushed RevPAR to US$67.52 for the week. Show More Summary

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