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‘Could you make these guys essential?’: Mortgage industry gets shutdown relief after appeal to senior Treasury officials

The IRS was unable to process a key form that lenders need to verify the employment and incomes of home loan applicants — a roadblock that could have brought the mortgage industry to a halt......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 12th, 2019

Mortgage industry gets shutdown relief after appeal to senior Treasury officials

After an intense lobbying campaign by the m.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJan 11th, 2019

Mortgage industry gets shutdown relief after appeal to Treasury officials

The IRS was unable to process a key form that lenders need to verify the employment and incomes of home loan applicants — a roadblock that could have brought the mortgage industry to a halt......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 11th, 2019

OPEC to break bread with shale competitors for third year

OPEC officials are scheduled to meet for dinner with senior executives from North America’s booming shale oil industry in Houston as the balance of power in global energy markets continues its swing to the U.S. from the Middle East......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 11th, 2019

IRS says average tax refund is down nearly 9 percent so far this year

Senior Treasury officials said Thursday that fewer Americans will get tax refunds this year and the average refund will be lower......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 14th, 2019

Mortgage Loan Rates Make Slight Move Last Week, Applications Continue Decline

Mortgage loan rates made just small moves last week as yields on 10-year Treasury notes reached their year-ago levels. Applications for new loans dropped again......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 30th, 2019

Southwest Agreed to Pay FAA for Inspector"s Time During Government Shutdown

The deal was highly unusual because it was prompted by senior agency officials and came at a time when local Federal Aviation Administration managers nationwide were warning inspectors to restrict their work to core safety matters......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 30th, 2019

China Threatens Retaliation As US Confirms Plan To Extradite Huawei CFO

Despite China's demands that the US government use the shutdown as an excuse not to make a formal extradition request for Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, DOJ officials have reportedly to.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 22nd, 2019

Government Shutdown: Resources for Federal Workers Who Can’t Make Mortgage or Rent

(TNS)—As the government shutdown grinds into its third week, more than 800,000 federal employees and 4.1 million federal contractors are caught in the crosshairs. Federal workers will go .....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaJan 13th, 2019

Missing Government Data Make Job Tougher for Policy Makers, Traders

The U.S. government shutdown is making it harder for Federal Reserve officials, investors and trade negotiators to read the economy at a critical moment......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 11th, 2019

Trump and Pence offered completely different accounts of a meeting to resolve the government shutdown

Spencer Platt/Getty Images Vice President Mike Pence and other senior Trump administration officials met on.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 5th, 2019

Government shutdown: Pence, congressional aides leave meeting without agreement on funding

A meeting between top White House officials, including Vice President Mike Pence, and senior congressional aides ended after hours of discussions without any agreement that would end the government shutdown.         .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 5th, 2019

While federal workers go without pay, senior Trump administration officials are poised to get $10,000 raises

While 800,000 federal workers go without pay during a partial shutdown, hundreds of top Trump administration officials are poised to get raises barring new budget legislation......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 4th, 2019

Rent, mortgage payments are hard to meet for workers entangled in the government shutdown

Amid shutdown, those without much savings are struggling to make their rent and mortgage payments......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcJan 4th, 2019

U.S. Treasury was not concerned on liquidity ahead of call with bankers: CNBC

U.S. Treasury officials were not concerned with liquidity in the banking system when Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin reached out to top U.S. bank CEOs in phone calls on Sunday, CNBC reported on Monday, citing a senior Treasury official......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 24th, 2018

Idaho test reactor is pivotal in US nuclear power strategy

A nuclear test reactor that can melt uranium fuel rods in seconds is running again after a nearly quarter-century shutdown as U.S. officials try to revamp a fading nuclear power industry with safer fuel designs and a new generation of power plants......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 15th, 2018

U.S. Targets North Korean Censorship With Sanctions

The U.S. Treasury Department put sanctions on three senior North Korean officials who it said lead government departments involved in government-sponsored censorship......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 11th, 2018

How a Jacksonville native is leading HomeStreet Bank"s mortgage division through challenging times

The HomeStreet Bank senior executive vice president is in a tough spot as the mortgage banking industry shrinks. She said her team's "We love hills" credo will help them come out on top......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 23rd, 2018

Women Who Lead: If there’s a hill, she wants to climb it

The HomeStreet Bank senior executive vice president is in a tough spot as the mortgage banking industry shrinks. She said her team's "We love hills" credo will help them come out on top......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 21st, 2018

Mnuchin says Chinese officials told him they don’t want yuan to depreciate further

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday that senior Chinese officials told him they don’t want to see the yuan depreciate further......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 12th, 2018

Bond Report: 2-year Treasury yield posts biggest weekly jump in a month

Short-dated Treasury yields rose after senior Federal Reserve officials highlighted the positive growth outlook and the need to hike rates at the current pace.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 13th, 2018