Minor Metals Rebound, with Growing Opportunities

NEW YORK, N.Y. — A new market study by Thintri, Inc., shows how minor metals, having endured a period of slack demand for many commodities, are now facing a brighter future with improving markets. In some cases the metals face rapid growth in demand in some of today’s hottest markets while others will track the overall economy, and a few will see declining demand.

Platinum Group Metals Face Rising Prices, Tightening Supplies and Uncertain Markets

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Platinum group metals (PGMs), namely, platinum, palladium, rhodium, iridium, ruthenium and osmium, are undergoing a period of market flux and in some cases, steep and rising prices, according to a new report published by Thintri, Inc.

Profitability in 2017 and Optimism in 2018: Over 880 U.S. Independent Restaurant Owners Voice Their Thoughts on 2018

PHOENIX, Ariz. — RestaurantOwner.com has released the report of their 2018 Independent Restaurant Outlook Survey. The report summarizes input gathered from over 880 independent restaurant owners and operators regarding their 2017 financial performance as well as their 2018 expectations.

Critical Loan Defect Rates Increase for Third Consecutive Quarter

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software ACES Audit Technology(TM), announced the release of the ARMCO Mortgage QC Trends Report for the second quarter of 2017. The ARMCO Mortgage QC Industry Trends Report is based on nationwide post-closing quality control loan data from over 90,000 loans selected for random full-file reviews.

Unalp CPA Group White Paper Comparing Xero, QuickBooks, and Sage Intacct Assists Buyers with Accounting Software Purchase

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — Unalp CPA Group, Inc. announced today the availability of a white paper comparing popular accounting software solutions Xero, QuickBooks, and Sage Intacct. Unalp’s document ‘Comparing Xero, QuickBooks, and Sage Intacct’ covers pricing, ease of use and more than half a dozen functional areas such as reporting, payroll, and invoicing.

NAMB Releases Housing Outlook: Congress Needs to Make Key Changes

WASHINGTON, D.C. — NAMB, an association that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, has announced its housing outlook and its plans to advocate for change.

Now Hiring: Over 400 Independent Restaurant Owners Share What They do to Recruit their Best Employees

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Restaurant Owner today released the results of their 2017 Independent Restaurant Recruiting Survey. The report summarizes input gathered from over 400 independent restaurant owners and operators regarding their proven recruiting practices.

Critical Defect Rates Continue Upward Trend – ARMCO Releases Q1 2017 Trends Report

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software ACES Audit Technology(TM), announced the release of the ARMCO Mortgage QC Trends Report for the first quarter of 2017.

TRID and Loan Package Documentation Defects Comprise Over 68 Percent of Reported Defects

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software, announced it has released the ARMCO Mortgage QC Industry Trends Report for the fourth quarter of 2016 and calendar year 2016.

Open Letter from City Leaders Calls for Prevailing Wages in State Housing Reforms

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In an open letter that ran as a full page ad in today’s Sacramento Bee, elected leaders from six of California’s eight largest cities called on California Governor Jerry Brown and the State Legislature to include prevailing wage standards in state housing reforms. The ad was paid for by Smart Cities Prevail (SCP).