Finance, Credit and Loan Information

July, 2015

Stock Insights on Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A)

[EDGAR] Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A)(TREND ANALYSIS) As previously reported, on September 15, 2014, Agilent Technologies, Inc. (the Company) entered into a Credit Agreement (the Credit Agreement), dated September 15, 2014, by and among the Company, the Lenders party thereto and BNP Paribas, as Administrative Agent (the Agent). The Credit Agreement provided for a $400 million […]

Mortgage rates fall, then stage a comeback in Greek melodrama

Mortgage rates rose slightly this week following mixed news from Greece that disrupted markets worldwide. The threat of increasing mortgage rates meant more business for lenders as buyers took advantage of favorable borrowing terms. Greece has markets on edge Investors retreated to US government bonds after the Greek debt crisis turned from bad to worse. […]

Linda Arnold: Who is really your worst critic?

Quick – is it your demanding boss or that pesky co-worker? How #39;bout a well-meaning friend or family member? Odds are, it#39;s someone much closer to you. Someone you know very well. Take a look in the mirror. Why are we so hard on ourselves? That inner critic seems to work overtime! If only June […]

Active Trending Stocks: Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW), Ventas, Inc. (NYSE …

Vantage Drilling Company, through its auxiliaries, provides offshore contract drilling services in the United States and internationally. It offers drilling units, related equipment, and work crews under contract to drill oil and natural gas wells. Finally, Realty Income Corp (NYSE:O), ended its last trade with 0.89% gain, and close at $46.36. Realty Income Corp, declared […]

Three Mortgage REIT Picks in a Slumping Sector

Credit Suisse The backdrop of rising rates, both short and long term, has caused the mortgage real-estate investment trusts to trade at a substantial discount to current book value. However, the 19.6% discount provides a cushion to the risk from rising rates, allowing for the dividend to provide an attractive return. As a result, we […]

Tim McGraw giving mortgage-free homes to veterans

Tim McGraw giving mortgage-free homes to veterans Country music star Tim McGraw has already given six mortgage-free homes to US veterans this year and plans on giving more before his tour ends this fall.

Credit retort

When auto insurers decide how much to charge their customers, they often look not only at driving records but also credit scores. The practice is wrong, unfairly penalizing people who have poor credit because of medical calamity or job loss, not because theyre irresponsible or refuse to pay their bills. Ohio should ban it, as […]

Mortgage rates ticking up, but still a good time to buy a home

By David Purtell Mortgage rates have been going up this year, but mortgage lenders say the current climate in the housing market is still great for people looking to buy a home. The average rate for a 30-year-fixed mortgage surpassed 4 percent in recent months after trending downward throughout 2014. But rates remain at […]

Low Growth in SA Household Credit, Mortgage Balances

Subdued growth in the value of outstanding credit balances in the South African household sector continued up to May 2015, Jacques du Toit, property analyst at Absa Home Loans, said on Tuesday. Year-on-year (y/y) growth remained in a relatively narrow band for the past ten months. Growth of 3.2% y/y was recorded in the first […]

Scammers target consumers with bad credit going online to get loans

Unable to borrow money from traditional lenders because of poor credit, Darius Khor went online a week ago to search for a loan using terms like no credit check. Within 15 minutes, Melbourne-based Mr Khor got a response from a fake loan officer who had stolen his details from an online site, and wanted him […]

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