A home for sale is seen in Santa Monica, California. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters Mortgage rates rose last week, along with demand for refinances. That may sound counterintuitive, but it speaks to the larger picture of where mortgage rates are heading. Applications to refinance a home loan rose 3% last week from the previous week,
Last November science educator Raven Baxter got a message from one of her former students. The student was studying for a final exam at S.U.N.Y. Buffalo State College and had questions about the immune system. Baxter—who will soon join the faculty of the School of Biological Sciences at the University of California, Irvine—decided to help.
Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Source: NYSE Monday’s aggressive stock market rally came despite the fears of one Wall Street firm that investors still aren’t appreciating how quickly the Federal Reserve could start raising rates. After getting hammered in the final three trading days last week, Wall Street came roaring
The NBA responded to LeBron James’ Twitter tirade about the league’s condensed schedule. After James went on a rant claiming after Kawhi Leonard’s reported ACL injury that the NBA’s 2020-21 schedule was responsible for an increased injury rate, NBA spokesperson Mike Bass stepped in to defend the league and rebut James’ claim. “Injury rates were
People look at a home for sale during an open house on April 16, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images The average rate on the popular 30-year fixed mortgage moved decidedly higher Thursday, hitting 3.25% according to Mortgage News Daily. That is the highest rate since mid-April. The move was a
The coronavirus pandemic has exposed economic and social fault lines around the globe, but Covid-19 vaccines have made the divides even starker: While some poor countries are pleading for doses to save their people, a few rich ones are awash in shots and lacking takers. A handful of U.S. states, for example, have tried incentives