Report: US home sales volume and median home prices continue to increase

(KTSF)

RealtyTrac today releases its August 2013 U.S. Residential & Foreclosure Sales Report, which shows the home sales volume and median home prices continue to increase…

China fines brokerage $85M for stock market chaos

One of China’s biggest securities firms was fined a record $85 million on Friday…

Treasury: US will hit debt limit in mid-October

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew has told Congress that the government will run out of money to pay its bills in mid-October…

Nasdaq halts trading due to a technical issue

Nasdaq has halted trading because of a technical problem…

Hotel Club enters partnership with Alipay for China

Leading online travel company Orbitz Worldwide announced a partnership between HotelClub and Alipay..,

Toyota exec says Camry will remain #1 US selling car

the company will sell more than 400,000 of the midsize cars in 2013, enough to fend off a challenge from the Honda Accord and other models…

Average credit card debt per borrower dips in 2Q

Americans remain stingy about carrying credit card balances and are making more of an effort to make timely payments…

US budget deficit down 37.6 percent through July

The U.S. government on Monday reported a $97.6 billion deficit for July but remains on track to post its lowest annual budget gap in five years…

Unemployment dips to 7.4 percent

The nation’s unemployment rate is now at a four and a-half-year low of 7.4 percent…

30-year loan up to 4.39%

Average rates on U.S. fixed mortgages ticked up this week but are still low by historical standards, a trend that has helped the housing market recover…