___ Across US job market, layoffs are becoming rare WASHINGTON (AP) — The risk of losing your job is getting smaller and smaller.
Average U.S. rates on long-term fixed mortgages were stable to slightly higher this week.
It’s been a mixed bag of economic reports for the housing market recently, and it's creating a tale of two recoveries.
Mixed Messages: New Home Sales Slide in June
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates were stable to slightly higher this week, remaining near their lows for the year.
Sales of new U.S. homes plunged in June, a sign that real estate continues to be a weak spot in the economy.