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MID-DAY UPDATE: Mortgage applications hit a three-month high, Ivory Coast 'nationalizes' cocoa

Mar 9, 2011
More people are applying for mortgages than at anytime in the past three months. That's according to the Mortgage Bankers Association....
Posted In: AT&T, Britain, cocoa, Gaddafi, Hershey, Ivory Coast, mid-day update, mortgage, mortgage modifications, mortgage rates, Oil, Sprint, T-Mobile, United Nations, Verizon, Washington D.C.

MID-DAY UPDATE: Gary Locke expected to be new U.S. Ambassador to China, Oil prices fall on OPEC discussions

Mar 8, 2011
Today President Obama is expected to nominate Commerce Secretary Gary Locke to be the new U.S. Ambassador to China. He'd be the first Chinese-Ame...
Posted In: Ambassador, Biden, China, Gary Locke, Libya, mid-day update, Oil, oil price, OPEC, President Obama, Russia, Saudi Arabia, tobacco

MID-DAY UPDATE: Oil prices rise again, LVMH eyes something shiny at Bulgari

Mar 7, 2011
Oil is trading above $106 a barrel today on news of the continued unrest in Libya. Here in the U.S., gas prices have topped $3.50 a gallon -- tha...
Posted In: Bulgari, Galleon Group, hackers, insider trading, LVMH, mid-day update, Oil, oil price, spain, speed limits, strategic oil reserves

MID-DAY UPDATE: February job numbers, solar panels

Mar 4, 2011
We got big numbers today from the U.S. Labor Department. In February, U.S. payrolls increased 192,000 and the jobless rate fell to 8.9 percent --...
Posted In: construction, employees, employers, Greece, itunes, job applications, job seekers, jobless, Labor Department, mid-day update, solar, solar power

MID-DAY UPDATE: Oil prices concern consumers, HBO taps job-strapped market

Mar 3, 2011
Unrest in Libya continues, and as stranded workers wait to return to their countries, Britain and France have volunteered aircraft to evacuate...
Posted In: action figures, advertisements, Britain, Egypt, federal budget, Federal Reserve, France, gas prices, HBO, Libya, mid-day update, Oil, oil price, recession, refugees, television, toys, TV commercials, unrest

MID-DAY UPDATE: Mixed job indicators, changes to home loan requirements

Mar 2, 2011
The U.S. Labor Department releases its monthly jobs report Friday, but other key job indicators give us a sense of what to expect. Job placement...
Posted In: Health, housing market, job applications, jobless, labor, mid-day update, mortgage, soda, Taxes

MID-DAY UPDATE: Bernanke testifies before Congress,

Mar 1, 2011
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is delivering his semi-annual testimony on the state of the U.S. economy to the Senate Banking Committee...
Posted In: Bernanke, Federal Reserve, insurance, Libya, mid-day update, Oil

MID-DAY UPDATE: Academy Awards, Groupon, Walmart, and gas prices

Feb 28, 2011
The Brits were the big winners at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held last night at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood. British film "The King's Speech...
Posted In: academy awards, China, gas prices, groupon, mid-day update, Russia, Walmart

MID-DAY UPDATE: Violence escalates in Libya, concerns mount over rising oil prices

Feb 25, 2011
Violent protests continue today in Libya. After reports of mass killings of anti-government protesters, the United Nations top human rights office...
Posted In: bailout, BP, CBS, deep water drilling, Gaddafi, Gulf of Mexico, Gulf oil spill, Ireland, Libya, mid-day update, middle east, NATO, North Africa, Oil, protests, television, United Nations, violence

MID-DAY UPDATE: Egypt offers supplies to fellow protesters, White House works to settle mortgage breakdowns

Feb 24, 2011
As protests and violence continues to escalate in Libya, Egyptian citizens are offering more than just moral support. As Mitchell Hartman reports...
Posted In: aid, budget, budget cuts, deficit-cutting, deficits, Egypt, Facebook, healthcare, Libya, mid-day update, mortgage, robo-signing, social media, state budgets, Wall Street Journal, white house

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