Stories by Alex Veiga

Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

On The Money: How new mortgage disclosure rules may affect buyers

New mortgage disclosure rules aim to make loan terms clearer, but could lead to delays.
By Alex Veiga

Friday, Sept. 25, 2015

On The Money: 5 things to consider about 529 plans

Saving to cover the ever-rising costs of a university education can be daunting, but one way parents can potentially bridge that gap is by investing through a 529 college savings plan.
By Alex Veiga

Friday, Sept. 18, 2015

Yuan devaluation could weigh on Chinese buyers of US homes

Chinese currency devaluation makes it more costly for Chinese investors to buy US homes.
By Alex Veiga

Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015

On The Money: 4 tips to save money on your auto maintenance bill

The flashing light on your dashboard is telling you that it’s time once again to give your car something more than a wax and TLC.
By Alex Veiga

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015

US stocks jump after Chinese market surges

Investors were in a buying mood again on Thursday, driving U.S. stocks higher for the second day in a row as they took advantage of this month's heavy sell-off.
By Alex Veiga

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015

US stocks surge, snapping 6-day losing streak

The Dow Jones industrial average rocketed more than 600 points Wednesday, its biggest gain in seven years, snapping a six-day losing streak that had Americans nervously checking their investment ...
By Alex Veiga

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015

Stocks down 200 at the close

U.S. stocks are closing lower this afternoon after falling sharply in the final hour of trading.
By Alex Veiga

US markets recovering from Monday losses

U.S. stocks jumped at the open after China's central bank cut interest rates to support its economy.
By Alex Veiga

Monday, Aug 24, 2015

US stocks take scary ride Monday

The U.S. stock market took investors on a stomach-churning ride Monday, as the Dow Jones industrial average briefly plunged more than 1,000 points and sent a shiver of fear from Wall Street to ...
By Alex Veiga

Monday, May 18, 2015

US homebuilders' confidence in sales prospects ebbs

US homebuilder confidence dims as spring buying season sputters; overall outlook favorable.
By Alex Veiga

Friday, April 17, 2015

Tips for parents considering helping their child buy a home

Parents may be able to help their children buy a home, but it pays to weigh all options first.
By Alex Veiga

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

US homebuilders' outlook for spring sales surges

US homebuilder confidence, outlook surge in April on expectations of robust sales this spring.
By Alex Veiga

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Why rent is rising this year

LOS ANGELES — Living in an apartment? Expect your rent to go up again. Renting has gotten increasingly expensive over the last five years. 
By Alex Veiga

Friday, March 27, 2015

On The Money: Home appraisal comes in below your sales price, now what?

Housing market trends bode well for sellers this spring, but some may encounter hurdles even after they land a buyer.
By Alex Veiga

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

Disappointing outlooks drive stocks lower

U.S. stocks slumped Tuesday after some of the market's largest companies reported disappointing earnings, taking investors on a turbulent ride that deepened the losses for the year.
By Alex Veiga

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015

US homebuilder confidence, sales outlook slip in January

US homebuilder confidence, sales expectations slip in January; outlook still favorable overall.
By Alex Veiga

Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

Dow tops 18,000 as market reaches new highs

The Dow Jones industrial average broke through 18,000 points for the first time Tuesday as the stock market continued a late-year march to record highs.
By Alex Veiga

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

US homebuilder sentiment slips in December

US homebuilder confidence, sales expectations slip in December; outlook remains positive.
By Alex Veiga

Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014

3 tips for using credit wisely during the holidays

Using credit to tackle your holiday shopping can be tempting. And offers of a discount for opening a new account, or interest-free purchases for a year or more make it more enticing.
By Alex Veiga

Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Hackers force message on Web sites via US company

Gigya CEO Patrick Salyer said hackers had rerouted Internet traffic from the company's Web site to an outside computer server. 
By Alex Veiga
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