Mortgage delinquency rates fall

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Mortgage delinquency rates dropped on both a quarterly and yearly basis in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2011, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) said in a recent report.

More new credit cards issued in 2011

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Banks and credit card issuers handed out more new plastic in 2011, while the national credit card delinquency rate fell, TransUnion said in a recent report.

Fixed mortgage rates move higher

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Fixed mortgage rates showed increases last week and finally jumped off of the record lows set a few weeks earlier, Freddie Mac said in a recent report.

Mortgage activity decreases week over week

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Mortgage activity decline on a weekly basis alongside a slight rise in mortgage rates, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) said in a recent report.

Mortgage rates rise slightly

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Average mortgage rates for both fixed-rate and adjustable-rate mortgages increased this week, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) said yesterday.

More Americans lack health insurance coverage in 2011

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Fewer Americans were covered by health insurance in 2011 than in 2010, Gallup said in a recent report about the state of health insurance coverage in America.

Home builder confidence rises in February

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Home builder confidence rose for the fifth straight month in February, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) said in a recent report.

Mortgage rates remain at historical lows

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Average rates for 30-year fixed mortgage remained stable for the third straight week and have now sat below 5.00 percent for 52 straight weeks.

Home prices fall on both quarterly, yearly basis

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Home prices in the U.S. declined on both a yearly and quarterly basis, with the largest drop seen year-over-year, Clear Capital said.

Mortgage rates rise slightly

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Mortgage rates ticked up across the board for the week ending February 10, 2012, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) said.