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Kamala Harris and Maxine Waters propose bill to invest $100 billion in affordable housing

Sen. Kamala Harris and Rep. Maxine Waters introduced a bill Thursday to put more than $100 billion in investments into public housing and infrastructure. Read Article

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:00:00 PST

October existing home sales in line with expectations

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on existing home sales data for October from the National Association of Realtors. Read Article

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 07:24:00 PST

There are 'glimmers of positive trends' for 2020 in China: UOB

Anthony Raza of UOB Asset Management says some leading indicators in China are starting to bounce and a trade deal could help to make sure the positive trends can continue. Read Article

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 00:26:00 PST

Housing policy 'has to be' part of any solution in Hong Kong

Taimur Baig of DBS Group Research says the one country, two systems framework can only be sustainable if Hong Kong has a significant amount of prosperity and progress. However, rising inequality and unaffordability issues have created a "great deal of angst" in the city, he says. Read Article

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 00:21:00 PST

Single-family home rentals rising on low supply

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the supply and demand for single-family home rentals. Read Article

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 11:02:00 PST

Weekly mortgage applications fall despite rates crossing back below 4%

After a huge jump, mortgage refinance demand pulled back sharply last week, likely because borrowers were less worried about rising rates. Read Article

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 04:00:00 PST

Renting a single-family house just got more expensive

As more Americans find it harder to afford to buy a home, rental demand is soaring, especially for single-family homes. Read Article

Tue, 19 Nov 2019 08:17:00 PST

Why the RBNZ decided to hold rates steady in November

After a 50 basis point rate cut in August, New Zealand's central bank stayed on hold in November because it felt it had been quite decisive and "got ahead of the game," says Christian Hawkesby, assistant governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. Read Article

Tue, 19 Nov 2019 00:19:00 PST

Hong Kong has 'crossed the Rubicon': Standard Chartered

It's unlikely for Hong Kong to go back to "normal," but from a business point of view, it's unlikely that the unrest in Hong Kong will undermine the long-term future for the city as an offshore business center for China, says Clive McDonnell of Standard Chartered Private Bank. He also says he's "comfortable" with buying good-quality Hong Kong stocks on weakness. Read Article

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 23:49:00 PST

Home sharing is a growing trend in China: Booking.com

Gillian Tans of Booking.com says growing home-sharing listings is a "huge focus" for the company. She also weighs in on how the firm competes with local platforms such as Tujia. Read Article

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 22:20:00 PST
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