NYT: Condo owners vote to strip Trump name from building

Another building is stripping Trump off its entrance.

RIGHT AT HOME: Preparing a swoon-worthy vacation rental

October 16

Business Highlights

October 17
Housing
October 17

Asia shares sag after retreat on Wall St, weaker Japan data

Shares fell Thursday in Asia after a retreat on Wall Street driven by sell-offs of technology shares, homebuilders and retailers. A report of weaker Japanese exports in September underscored uncertainties over the outlook for trade.
Housing
October 17

PulteGroup, IBM and Fiat Chrysler fall while Netflix climbs

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday:
Housing
October 17

Stocks head lower, giving back some of a big rally

U.S. stocks are falling Wednesday after their biggest gain in more than six months. Homebuilders are sinking after the Commerce Department said construction of new homes dropped in September, and retailers are also sharply lower. IBM tumbled after it announced disappointing quarterly revenue. Netflix jumped after it announced big subscriber gains, which relieved investors after the stock had slumped over the summer.
Housing
October 17

US housing starts sank 5.3 percent in September

U.S. home construction fell 5.3 percent in September, a sign that recent hurricanes and rising mortgage rates may be weighing on the market.
Housing
October 15

Liz Weston: Should you pay off mortgage before you retire?

Most people would be better off not having mortgages in retirement. Relatively few will get any tax benefit from this debt, and the payments can…
Housing
October 15

This Week: Netflix earns, Fed minutes, existing home sales

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week:CAUSE FOR CONCERN?Wall Street expects another solid quarterly snapshot from Netflix.Financial…
Housing
October 13

What could soothe markets? Solid earnings, economic reports

After a harrowing week for financial markets, investors will look for solid corporate earnings reports and healthy economic news over the next few weeks to calm things down.
Housing
October 12

What could soothe markets? Solid earnings, economic reports

After a harrowing week for financial markets, investors will look for solid corporate earnings reports and healthy economic news over the next few weeks to calm things down.
National
October 12

Senate backs plan for new tribal village in Washington state

The U.S. Senate has backed a plan to build a tribal village along the Columbia River in Washington state for families who were not compensated for the loss of their homes when dams were constructed.
Housing
October 11
Mortgage rates hit a 7-year high this week.

Mortgage rates leap to 7-year highs; 30-year at 4.90 percent

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates leaped this week to their highest levels in seven years amid global anxiety over rising interest rates that has gripped financial markets.