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Scott Morgan is a multi-award-winning journalist and editor based out of Texas. During his 11 years as a newspaper journalist, he wrote more than 4,000 published pieces. He's been recognized for his work since 2001, and his creative writing continues to win acclaim from readers and fellow writers alike. He is also a creative writing teacher and the author of several books, from short fiction to written works about writing.

Tracking Amazon’s HQ2 Impact


The hottest question in business for the past six months has been, “Where will Amazon build its second headquarters?” With many cities still in the mix, it's still anyone's ...

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Consumer Housing Sentiment Slips

The U.S. housing market may be starting to get volatile. Fannie Mae's latest Home Purchase Sentiment Index report found that consumer confidence in housing took a hit in February. The worry ...

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Freddie Mac posts a Q4 Loss

Like its sister agency, Freddie Mac this week reported large Q4 losses that will require government bailout money for the first time since 2012. The major difference is that Freddie ...

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How Did Fannie’s Q4 Numbers Fare?

On Wednesday, Fannie Mae released its Q4 2017 financial statement, and as expected, the GSE posted major losses for the quarter. It also posted an annual revenue in 2017 that was ...

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How Effective is the CFPB?

With the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Dodd-Frank Act coming under federal scrutiny, Trulia wondered how effective the consumer protections have been in the CFPB’s first half-decade. According to the firm, very. A new report suggests the bureau has been a powerful ally for U.S. mortgage holders in all markets.

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Bank of America Posts Solid Q1 Gains

Bank of America posted a 40 percent growth in overall net income for Q1. Growing consumer banking revenues seem to be the key. But the bank’s mortgage platform is down from a year ago, even as overall loan revenue is up.

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