China GDP Growth Gains Further Momentum

China’s economic growth gained further momentum in the third quarter driven by the recovery in domestic consumption, and the global demand for medical equipments amid the coronavirus pandemic helped exporters. Gross domestic product grew 4.9 percent year-on-year in the third quarter, faster than the 3.2 percent growth seen in the second quarter, data published by the National Bureau of Statistics […]

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Compton rolls out largest 2-year guaranteed income program amid racial injustice reckoning

Will universal basic income catch on during coronavirus? Independent Women’s Forum policy director Hadley Heath Manning weighs in on getting Americans back to work, H-1B visas and a growing number of cities using money donated by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to test out a guaranteed income program. Hundreds of people living in the California city of Compton, including those out of […]

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Chicago floats rolling back coronavirus reopening, with mayor 'extremely concerned' about 2nd wave

White House ‘hopeful’ Pelosi will agree on stimulus before election: Morgenstern White House Deputy Communications director Brian Morgenstern discusses why he is optimistic about a stimulus deal before the election. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Monday that the city may have to hold off on further reopening, as recent statistics indicate they could be experiencing a second wave of the […]

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Today's mortgage refinance rates hold firm at unprecedented lows, with one rate dipping further | October 19, 2020

Check out the mortgage refinancing rates for October 19, 2020 which are mostly unchanged from last week. (iStock) Based on data compiled by Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS Number 1681276, mortgage refinance rates continue to hover at historical lows, with 20-year fixed refinance rates down slightly from this time last week. Continue Reading Below 30-year fixed refinance: 3.000%, the same as […]

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These Four Huge Parts Of America Have Been Savaged By Drought

Based on news reports of record-sized wildfires, it would seem that the worst drought scourged parts of America are in Southern California and Oregon. However, four huge parts of America are suffering from drought which is much more extreme and has already crippled the environment, living conditions, and the economy. Drought levels are broken into five levels and measured by […]

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Most Valuable Sports Franchise

Key Takeaways All five franchises on this list belong to American professional sports leagues. Out of the five franchises, three of them play in the NBA. The most valuable sports franchise in the world is the Dallas Cowboys, who are worth $5.5 billion. It is no secret that the world of sports is big business. Although sports teams may not […]

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How do interest rates affect debt?

Lower interest rates could reduce your costs, but it may not be automatic. (iStock) Interest rates are a representation of the cost of borrowing money. While many factors go into determining interest rates, we’re seeing record-low mortgage refinance rates, personal loan rates, student loan refinance rates and more. Continue Reading Below Lenders use several factors to determine interest rates, some […]

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4 ways to increase your chances of getting a mortgage

Taking a few steps before you apply for a mortgage can make it easier to get approved with favorable terms. (iStock) The coronavirus pandemic has made a huge dent in the U.S. economy, but mortgage interest rates are at an all-time low. It’s no surprise then that in 2020, existing-home sales hit their highest level since 2006, according to the […]

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