Mortgage rates throttle higher, but relief lies ahead

2019-03-09

Getty Images Homes in a suburban neighborhood of Pittsburgh Rates for home loans rose slightly, squelching borrower enthusiasm even as the long-term outlook for rates remained upbeat for buyers. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.41% in the March 7 week, mortgage guarantor Freddie Mac said Thursday. That was up sixRead More →

Bitcoin trades higher, on track for 4-day win streak

2019-03-08

Bitcoin traded higher on Friday, looking to register its fourth-consecutive winning session, which would be just the second such streak of 2019. In Friday trade, a single bitcoin BTCUSD, +0.70% changed hands at $3,890.20, up 0.5% since Thursday’s level at 5 p.m. Eastern time of the Kraken exchange. The cryptocurrencyRead More →

Bitcoin extends gains, homes in on $4,000

2019-03-06

Bitcoin prices moved higher on Wednesday, extending gains from the previous session, moving the digital currency toward $3,900 and nearing $4,000 — a level viewed by technical analysts as a point of resistance. In Wednesday morning trade, one bitcoin BTCUSD, +0.02%  was fetching $3,846.30, up 0.3% since Tuesday at 5Read More →

Bitcoin on track for its best week in two months

2019-02-22

Bitcoin prices rose Friday afternoon, clawing back losses from the previous session and putting the cryptocurrency on track for its best week in two months. Most recently, a single bitcoin BTCUSD, +0.12%  was fetching $3,944.10, up 1.2% since Thursday’s level at 5 p.m. Eastern time on the Kraken exchange. TheRead More →

Bitcoin prices steady but can’t breach $3,500 mark

2019-02-05

Bitcoin prices were mostly unchanged on Tuesday, stuck in a tight trading range below $3,500. In afternoon trading, a single bitcoin BTCUSD, +0.21%  was fetching $3,453.77, up 0.2% since Monday’s level at 5 p.m. Eastern Time on the Kraken crypto exchange. The cryptocurrency has spent the past 48 hours tradingRead More →

This is the best place to buy a home in the U.S.

2019-01-27

Looking to buy a home? You might want to relocate to Virginia Beach, Va. The metropolitan area ranked as the No. 1 home buyer market in the country, according to a study from online real-estate brokerage Owners.com ASPS, +1.66% The report analyzed the housing markets in metropolitan areas with moreRead More →