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December 12, 2013 Foreclosure Crisis Is in Last InningSource: Tyhe Street
U.S foreclosure activity, which includes default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions, declined 15% in November from the previous month, the biggest monthly drop since November 2010 when foreclosure activity...
November 19, 2013 Philippines Faces Enormous Task Rebuilding After Typhoon
Wall Street Journal - MANILAâThe îUnited Nationsî has mobilized all of its major aid agencies to cope with the aftermath ... this year â and one of the strongest ever to ravage the Philippines. Haiyan has...
Source: National Mortgage Professional
One year after Hurricane Sandy devastated coastal communities in the Northeast, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) allocated a combined $5 billion through a second round of recovery funds to five states...
Research & Insights
April 18, 2013 Power Plants Brace for New EPA Rules Adding to Coal WoesSource: Bloomberg
Power producers such as Dynegy Corp. (DYN) and Duke Energy Corp. (DUK) are bracing for new U.S. rules on the water they discharge, standards that may impose further costs on the embattled coal industry.
December 19, 2012 The boomer home: Small house, big rooms
Marketwatch - That is roughly consistent with the findings of a survey by the Demand Institute (a venture jointly operated by îthe Conference Boardî and Nielsen Co.) that I wrote about in a recent Wall Street Journal...
A new Monmouth University/Asbury Park Press poll released this week shows the majority of New Jersey residents support the concept of a regional commission to oversee the rebuilding of the state's shore towns damaged by...
Commentary & Opinion
October 18, 2013 Urban Metabolism and the Nature of Sustainable CitiesSource: Huff Post
Urban metabolism is an analogy. It describes the city as a living thing that requires inputs to nourish its activities, and once the flows into the city are used and metabolized, the system produces waste, just like a living...
September 18, 2013 Capitalism vs CannibalismSource: Larry Checco
We are eating our own—and it’s all perfectly legal. Millions of Americans are still reeling from the aftermath of predatory mortgage lenders who would do or say anything to make a commission. Some preyed on first-time homebuyers...
September 3, 2013 Fighting Poverty, and CriticsSource: Joe Nocera, NY Times
Nina Munk’s new book, “The Idealist,” is about the well-known economist Jeffrey Sachs and his “quest to end poverty,” as the subtitle puts it. I know: That subtitle sounds like classic book-industry hyperbole, but, in this case,...
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