By Ruth Mantell, MarketWatch
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Mortgage rates are near 2014 lows, but cheap loans may do little to spur home buying, experts said Thursday after the release of fresh housing-market data.
By Tess Stynes
Time Warner Cable Inc. said its shareholders approved the company's pending $45 billion merger with Comcast Corp., with more than 99% of the votes cast in favor of the deal, which still requires approval of regulators.
The 2014 Smart Manufacturing Technologies Survey, commissioned by Ubisense
( AIM : UBI), a global leader in location intelligence solutions,
found that worker error is the single biggest cause of quality control
issues for manufacturers today.
By Victor Reklaitis and Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks tumbled Thursday, giving up all of the prior day's big jump, which was the largest one-day advance of the year.
In honor of Fire Prevention Week October 5-11, 2014, New Jersey American
Water, is reminding its customers about the importance of water
infrastructure for fire protection, providing tips for helping to
maintain hydrants, and supporting this year’s Fire Prevention Week theme
of “Smoke Alarms Save Lives.”
Water infrastructure plays a critical role in the availability of water
supply to hydrants that allow emergency workers to extinguish blazes
with speed and effectiveness.
Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) of Delhi, India, and Celanese Corporation
(NYSE: CE) of Dallas, Texas, USA, have signed an MOU (memorandum of
understanding) on October 1 to explore the potential of a joint
investment in a fuel ethanol plant to be built in India, based on
Celanese’s TCX® Technology.
Highlights: - New highly efficient audio interface, targeted for mobile applications, cuts area and cost by up to 50 percent - Feature-rich, compact IP solution interfaces directly with digital microphones and speakers in next-generation mobile systems
- Verification IP available now to facilitate early adoption of the new SoundWire spec SAN JOSE, Calif.
Average fixed mortgage rates in the U.S. declined in the latest week, returning to near their lows for the year, according to mortgage-finance company Freddie Mac (FMCC).
"Fixed mortgage rates were down on a week filled with bleak forward projections from the Federal Reserve and concern over growth in Europe," Freddie Mac Chief Economist Frank Nothaft stated Thursday.
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