As home values rise, homeowners are gaining more equity on paper — and they’re taking it out in paper. Cash-out refinances jumped 68 percent in the second quarter from a year ago, according to Black Knight Financial Services. This is the highest volume of this type of refinance in five years.
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An agreement has been reached on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, according to officials familiar with the lengthy negotiations, Reuters reported Monday.
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There were a lot of job cuts in the energy sector in September. TransCanada. Cenovus, Penn West, PHX Energy, Conoco Phillips, and TransAlta are just a few of the big names that reported layoffs in the month, with losses adding up to more than 2,000 positions.
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Kurt Kure needs no reminder of what he is fighting for on his property near the Dickson Dam.
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The available information on China’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve is a mess. The data is sparse, infrequent, and contradictory, which is something one might expect from a strategic sector originating in China. In an apparent attempt to rectify this lack of transparency, in November of 2014 the Chinese government actually stated it would begin regularly releasing official data on its Strategic Petroleum Reserve; however, the data has not been particularly forthcoming, and has been erratic. So, there is still a need to fill information gaps regarding China’s SPR.
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Saudi Arabia on Sunday made deep reductions to the prices it charges for its oil, hard on the heels of cuts last month by rival producers in the Gulf.
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The long-delayed redevelopment of Eau Claire Market has stalled again as the landowner has been forced to fine-tune its latest proposal and soothe concerns within the community.
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Anyone who has ever gotten a mortgage probably has a clear recollection of the closing table, with its stacks and stacks of paperwork.
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Twelve Alberta areas have been identified as prime real estate spots in Canada.
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Now may not be the best time to unveil plans to export liquefied natural gas from the U.S. But don’t tell Charles “Buddy” Roemer.
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