NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- "Home foreclosures" is a trending topic on the Internet today following the release of July's real estate data from

RealtyTrac

. The number of foreclosure filings in the U.S., which include default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions, was up 4% in July to 325,229 from the previous month.

Nevada had the highest foreclosure rate with one in every 82 housing units receiving a filing. The total number of Nevada foreclosed properties was up 7% from the previous month to 13,727 while Arizona and Florida had the next highest foreclosure rates.

Five states accounted for more than 50% of national total of foreclosure filings. California is in the lead, accounting for 21% of the national total with 66,910 properties receiving a foreclosure filing. Coming in second was Florida, followed by Illinois, Michigan and Arizona.

One in every 397 housing units in the U.S. received a foreclosure filing in July.

"Mortgage rates" is a hot search topic today after the weekly survey conducted by

Freddie Mac

(FMCC)

reported the average 30-year-fixed mortgage rate dropped to 4.44% from 4.49% last week. The 15-year-fixed mortgage rate came in at 3.92% down from 3.95% a week ago.

The record-low home loan rates are still

failing to spark demand

in the housing market.

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On Wednesday the Mortgage Bankers Association said that mortgage applications for home purchases rose only 0.3% while those to refinance home loans rose 0.6%.

"Stock markets" is a trending topic on the Internet after

stocks fell in early trades today

due to lingering uncertainty about the pace of the economic recovery.

The

Dow Jones Industrial Average

lost 79 points to 10,300. The

S&P 500

fell 11 points, or 1%, to 1078 and the

Nasdaq

was down by 34 points, or 1.5%, at 2175.

Investors are wary of the latest data from the Labor Department, which showed

an unexpected rise in initial weekly jobless claims

to 482,000 from 479,000 a week earlier.

"Tablet computers" is another popular search topic on

Yahoo!

(YHOO)

this morning in anticipation of the release of

Dell's

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Streak mini-tablet.

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The black carbon tablet is powered by

Qualcomm's

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Snapdragon chip technology and runs on

Google's

(GOOG) - Get Report

Android operating system.

Consumers can pre-order today and according to Dell, the Streak will become generally available on Friday. The new tablet costs $299.99 with a two-year contract from

AT&T

(T) - Get Report

and $549.99 up front.

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