When natural gas companies first pressed into New York in 2008, state environmental regulators barely understood the process of "hydraulic fracturing.
A defiant Vladimir Putin said Russia should brace itself for two years of recession, as he blamed the country's economic woes on a western plot to defang the Russian bear.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.
The verdict is in and the market got the dovish statement it wanted from the Fed. By. AnoraMahmudova. Reporter. BarbaraKollmeyer. Markets reporter.
The average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate loan now stands at 3.8%, a rate not seen since May 2013, according to Freddie Mac. The average 15-year fixed loan, which is popular among those looking to refinance, fell to 3.1%.