Pending home sales tumble somewhat in July

Signed contracts to buy homes fell in Jul as aloft debt seductiveness rates slowed a market, according to a National Association of Realtors. The tentative home sales index declined declined 1.3% in Jul from June, though was 6.7% above year progressing levels, a organisation conspicuous Wednesday. “The medium decrease in sales is not nonetheless concerning,” […]

Why Don’t Corporations Give to Charity?

Second, a decrease in corporate donations is roughly concurrent with an unusual arise in executive pay. Not usually did CEO compensate ascend fourfold in a 1980s, though a brew of remuneration altered as well. At a insistence of shareholder advocates, some-more and some-more executive remuneration came installed as options and other stock-related incentives. In effect, […]

Why stopping children from climbing trees and playing in mud is creating a …

Many parents are reluctant to let children take part in activities they themselves enjoyed Most children now spend less than three hours a week playing out and getting dirty Fears the decline is effecting children’s ability to cope with life’s ups and downs By Anna Edwards PUBLISHED: 00:40 EST, 29 July 2013 | UPDATED: 05:42 […]

Benedict comes home to new house, new pope

VATICAN CITY –  Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI is entrance home to a new residence and a new pope as an rare epoch starts of a late pontiff vital corresponding with a reigning one inside a Vatican gardens. All eyes will be on Benedict’s earthy state Thursday as he is welcomed by Pope Francis. The final […]

Groupon Shares Jump as Sales Top Estimates on Mobile Sales Gains

You need to capacitate Javascript to play media on Bloomberg.com Groupon Inc. (GRPN) shares jumped as most as 15 percent in extended trade after a daily understanding website’s first-quarter income surpassed analysts’ estimates, buoyed by increasing banking sales by a mobile applications. Sales rose 7.5 percent to $601.4 million, a Chicago-based association pronounced yesterday in […]

RealtyTrac: US home repossessions fell in March

By By ALEX VEIGA, AP Real Estate Writer – 3 hours ago  LOS ANGELES (AP) — The series of U.S. homes repossessed by lenders final month fell to a lowest turn in some-more than 5 years, a latest justification that a nation’s foreclosure predicament is reducing amid an improving housing market. While some states still […]

Samsung Electronics exec blames Windows 8 for a decrease of a PC

Jun Dong-soo isn’t mincing his words. The Samsung Electronics conduct of memory chip business has a clever antipathy for Microsoft’s nascent Windows 8 OS, a outlook he done transparent to reporters in Seoul, South Korea today. Addressing marketplace investigate that indicates global PC shipments are on a decline, Dong-soo told reporters that a marketplace shred […]