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​ Shipping Your Possessions to France

Every year, millions of people pour into France to see what makes it the most refined country in the world. Paris holds countless famous attractions, including the Eiffel Tower. France offers more than just beautiful monuments and breathtaking landscapes. France is also famous for producing the world's most extraordinary wines. To make your move to...
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European bank fears helped boost US mortgage applications 2.9%

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Prospective home buyers view a kitchen while touring a model home at a PulteGroup housing development in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with conforming loan balances ($417,000 or less) decreased to 3.62 percent, the lowest level since July, from 3.66 percent, with points decreasing to 0.32 from 0.33 (including the origination fee) for 80 percent loan-to-value ratio loans.

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Germany rails against US over treatment of banking behemoth Deutsche

German politicians have accused the U.S. of waging economic war against Germany as concern continues to rise among the country’s political and corporate elite over the future of Deutsche Bank, its biggest lender.

Some of Germany’s top industrial chiefs have also rallied to the bank’s side following the market storm that last week threatened to engulf Deutsche, stressing its importance to the German economy and expressing confidence in the leadership of John Cryan, the bank’s chief executive.

Deutsche has been under intense pressure since the U.S. Department of Justice requested it pay $14 billion to settle claims of mis-selling mortgage securities last month, sparking fears about the bank’s capital levels. Shares in the bank fell below €10 to their lowest level since 1983 before bouncing back on Friday after some media reports suggested Deutsche was close to a much smaller $5.4 billion deal with the U.S. authorities.

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6 global cities that could be in housing bubble

Low interest rates have pushed some housing markets around the world into bubble-risk territory, according to a new report out of UBS.

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The big issue in Europe in relation to banks

The big issue in Europe in relation to banks

Friday, 8 Jul 2016 | 10:51 AM ET

Director of Research and Chief Equity Strategist at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Frederick Cannon discusses mortgages and global growth.

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Investors bail out of U.K. real estate on Brexit shock

Britain's vote to leave the European Union is sending shock waves through its property sector, leading worried investors to delay purchases and bail out of real estate funds.

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6 emerging real estate markets

Here are six emerging real estate markets around the globe that are ripe for opportunity, according to Christie's International Real Estate.

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