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Local leaders in the D.C. region are bemoaning the drastic cuts they could be forced to make if Congress fails to reach a deal by Friday to avoid sequestration, but some analysts and officials say the effects won't be as immediate or disastrous as some people think.
The average U.S. rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage touched its record low this week and the rate on 15-year mortgage hit a new record.
The foundering economy has left Americans consumers listless and frustrated with many unwilling to splurge at the malls and unable to take advantage of the lowest mortgage rates on record to buy a house or improve their finances.
Job gains unexpectedly accelerated last month to 117,000, and the unemployment rate declined to 9.1 percent — news that eased recession worries in troubled financial markets.