In today’s news topics, we’ve linked back to a couple of interesting topics: a mortgage update for the industry and how Americans are rating the Federal Reserve.
Home price index up for 1st time in 3 years
Index of 20 major cities rises on a monthly basis for the first time since July 2006, hinting that the worst of the declines may be over.
Federal Reserve Rates Poorly With Americans
With the recession still raging, it may come as no surprise that many Americans’ opinions of the Federal Reserve, the government’s most important financial agency, have started to sour. This time in 2003, 53 percent of Americans thought the Federal Reserve was doing an excellent to good job, compared to 30 percent today, according to a recent Gallup poll.