The CFPB’s enforcement actions decreased dramatically in the second quarter. Is the agency exercising caution – or preparing for a busy second half?
The U.S. housing market “remains red hot and shows no signs of slowing”
Housing market confidence among Americans continues to trend in a positive direction despite stalling optimism about the economy and personal finances, according to results from Fannie Mae’s June 2012 National Housing Survey. Results indicate flattening economic trends may be contributing to waning consumer expectations about their personal financial situation. Nevertheless, Americans’ continued positive sentiment about housing appears to remain buoyed by low house prices and interest rates at historically low levels.