Realtors agree to make commission changes

[ad_1] The National Assn. of Realtors on Friday said it will make changes to its commission rules to settle national allegations the requirements stifled competition, a move that may reduce costs for at least some consumers. The settlement, which still must receive court approval, could mark a major change in the housing market. Today, sellers … Read more

Copper Prices Jump as Top Chinese Smelters Agree to Cut Output

[ad_1] In a bid to cope with a raw materials shortage and underperforming plants, top copper smelters in China collectively agreed to cut production in a Beijing meeting this week. Sources with personal knowledge of the matter told Reuters that the amount of cutbacks will rely on each smelter’s individual assessments, as no specific rates … Read more