Posts Tagged ‘economic uncertainty’

Jordan War Talk Hurts Real Estate Sector

AMMAN — Jordan’s once booming real estate sector is struggling under political and economic uncertainty while, citing the crisis in neighboring Syria, investors and bankers are predicting difficult times. Figures released by Jordan’s Department of Statistics in early September showed that real estate trade volume dropped by 25 percent during the first eight months of […]

U.S. stocks fall Tuesday following housing report

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks slumped on the open Tuesday following a three-day rally for the Standard and Poor’s 500 Index after a report showed that home prices dropped more than forecast. Just after 10 a.m. the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 136 points, […]