Mortgage rates fall for second straight week – CNN | CarTailz

Mortgage rates fell again this week after falling almost half a percentage point last week. According to Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 6.58% in the week ended November 23, compared to 6.61% the week before. A year ago, the 30-year fixed rate was 3.10%. Mortgage rates have risen for most of 2022, spurred … Read more

Investors owe very little in 2022 – CNN | CarTailz

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’s Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can login exactly here. new York CNN business — Americans are getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving. But investors in the United States (and the rest of the world, for that matter) don’t have much to thank for … Read more

Crypto is in crisis. It’s not just because of FTX – CNN | CarTailz

new York CNN business — The stunning demise of FTX, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges, sent shockwaves through the crypto universe last week. Sam Bankman-Fried, the 30-year-old crypto titan and CEO of FTX, watched as billions of his wealth vanished in a bankruptcy filing that shook the trillion-dollar industry to its core. The pain … Read more

All eyes on the consumer ahead of Black Friday and the holidays – CNN | CarTailz

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’s Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can login exactly here. new York CNN business — It’s been a tough year for American consumers. inflation everywhere. Rapidly rising interest rates. A housing market that is starting to cool down. That raises a question with … Read more

It’s a terrible time to buy a home. Here’s what you should know if you need to do it anyway – CNN | CarTailz

There’s no glossing over it: This is a terrible time to be buying a home. Mortgage rates on a 30-year fixed rate loan are now over 7%, more than 4 percentage points higher than a year ago. According to Black Knight, a mortgage data company, this has reduced the purchasing power of a typical buyer … Read more

The Fed is destroying the housing market – CNN | CarTailz

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’s Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can login exactly here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking the same link. new York CNN business — The US economy grew at an adjusted annual rate of 2.6% in the … Read more

House prices are finally falling. But how deep will they go? -CNN | CarTailz

The US housing market is in the midst of a major upheaval. After two years of stratospheric price increases, home prices have peaked and are on the way back down. But what homebuyers and homeowners alike want to know is: how much lower will prices go? The short answer: Prices will likely continue to fall, … Read more

China’s economy ‘in deep trouble’ as Xi heads into next decade in power – CNN | CarTailz

Hong Kong CNN business — When Xi Jinping came to power a decade ago, China had just overtaken Japan to become the world’s second largest economy. Since then it has grown at a phenomenal pace. With a compound annual growth rate of 6.7% since 2012, China has experienced one of the fastest sustained expansions for … Read more

Forget a soft landing. The market’s best hope is a ‘growth’ recession – CNN | CarTailz

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’s Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can login exactly here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking the same link. new York CNN business — Investors are becoming aware of the harsh reality of how much the economy … Read more

The Fed could crash the housing market – CNN | CarTailz

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’s Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can login exactly here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking the same link. new York CNN business — Investors are becoming concerned that the US Federal Reserve’s aggressive rate hikes could … Read more